Neuroscience of Stress and Metabolism

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Neuroscience of Stress and Metabolism

Studying uniquely human illness, such as Anorexia Nervosa, is difficult in animal models. However, it is necessary to understand the biology underlying these complex disorders to develop improved treatments. Dr. Ross will describe how her lab works with mouse models in order to advance our knowledge and describe potential treatment targets for Anorexia Nervosa and other diseases that affect both the brain and the body.

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Moderated by 
Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

President and CEO

 

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., serves as the President & CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the largest private funder of mental health research grants. Dr. Borenstein developed the Emmy-nominated public television program “Healthy Minds,” and serves as host and executive producer of the series. The program, broadcast nationwide, is available online, and focuses on topics in psychiatry in order to educate the public, reduce stigma and offer a message of hope. Dr. Borenstein also serves as Editor-in-Chief of Psychiatric News, the newspaper of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Borenstein is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and serves as the Chair of the Section of Psychiatry at the Academy. He also has served as the President of the New York State Psychiatric Association. Dr. Borenstein earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard and his medical degree at New York University.