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“Brain and Obesity”

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Synopsis: Findings from a series of studies will be presented showing that weight gain and/or a Western diet causes a neural adaptation in the dorsal striatum that confers risk for weight gain by increasing impulsivity and that can be reversed be fatty acid amide supplementation.
Start Time: Friday, February 28, 2014 9:15 AM
End Time: Friday, February 28, 2014 10:30 AM
Location: Foran Hall
Address: 59 Dudley Road
Campus: George H. Cook
Room: 138A
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Dana Small, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Animal Sciences Department
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Contact Name: Troy Roepke, Ph.D
Contact Email: ta.roepke@rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-9454