Nora Breuer is a medical student in her fifth year at the University of Leipzig. Since November 2018 she has been a member of the O’Brain Lab with a research focus on the relationship between obesity and the perception of odours. She is particularly interested in the neurophysiological correlates of food odour processing.
|2018—||MD student at Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Research Group “Decision-making in obesity: Neurobiology, Behavior, and Plasticity” (Dr. Annette Horstmann)|
|2016–2018||Student tutor at skills lab « LernKlinik Leipzig »|
|2014—||Study of Medicine at Universität Leipzig|
|2013–2014||Study of LLCE Espagnol at Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3|
Poessel, M., Morys, F., Breuer, N., Villringer, A., Hummel, T., & Horstmann, A. (2022).
Brain response to food odors is not associated with body mass index and obesity-related metabolic health measures.
Appetite, 168: 105774. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2021.105774.
Poessel, M., Breuer, N., Joshi, A., Pampel, A., Villringer, A., Hummel, T., & Horstmann, A. (2020).
Reduced olfactory bulb volume in obesity and its relation to metabolic health status. Frontiers in
Human Neuroscience, 14: 586998. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2020.586998.
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Janssen, L., Herzog, N., Waltmann, M., Breuer, N., Wiencke, K., Rausch, F., Hartmann, H., Poessel, M., & Horstmann, A.
(2019). Lost in translation?: On the need for convergence in animal and human studies
on the role of dopamine in diet-induced obesity. Current Addiction Reports, 6(3),
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