January saw the arrival of 2 new O’BRAINers. Arsene Kanyamibwa started his PhD with us and Madeleine Ordnung joined the zanadio study as scientific staff. To many happy studies.
Author Archives: Suse Prejawa
Happy new year — with a new paper!
On the verge of 2021, we published a new paper on behavioural control in obesity. Lieneke Janssen and colleagues found differences in the type of control used for decision-making between obese people on the one hand, and normal weight and overweight people on the other hand. The importance of examining...
We have code
In our 2016 Frontiers in Genetics paper on the fast and efficient multivariate analysis of high-dimensional data we provided a link to share software code, sample input data and complete documentation. Unfortunately, the website no longer exists but we have moved the code (and example data) to github. Happy analyses...
Same same, but different
We have a new addition to our series on the relationship of smell perception and obesity. In our latest paper Maria Poessel and her co-authors find that people with higher BMI have lower olfactory bulb volume while olfactory function is seemingly still normal. The full story is available here.
Fragebogen zu deutschen Lebensmitteln
Keks und Kohlroulade? Schnitzel und Schokokuss? Was sind typisch deutsche Lebensmittel und wie gern werden sie gegessen? Unsere KollegInnen vom HI-MAG wollen es herausfinden und haben einen Fragebogen entworfen. Eure Antworten wären ein super Weihnachtsgeschenk!
New modelling paper
Our latest paper is concerned with dopamine release, diffusion and uptake. We provide a computational model (and corresponding software) which helps to refine our understanding of dopamine transmission, in particular the effects of pre-synaptic mechanisms. We hope it will be used further to investigate clinical questions associated with dopamine dysfunction...
Are we what we eat?
New Paper out!
How is loss of smell related to dietary choice? Check out our recent collaboration article titled The Aetiology of Olfactory Dysfunction and Its Relationship to Diet Quality to find out!
Delay to replication study
During March we had the great news that the Dutch Research Council would fund an international replication study. Given the current Covid-19 pandemic and the disruption experienced all over the world, a new start date has been set. We are hoping to start setting up from 1st January 2021, with...