Eating:

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Anne Edith Becker, MD, PhD

Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, HMS

Blavatnik Institute, Global Health & Social Medicine

Impact of social and cultural context on eating disorders

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David Henderson, MD

Director, Schizophrenia Diabetes and Weight Reduction Research, MGH
Director, Chester M. Pierce M.D. Division of Global Psychiatry, MGH
Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Global Psychiatry
MGH Schizophrenia Program

psychopharmacological and antipsychotic agents in the treatment of schizophrenia, impacts of antipsychotic agents on metabolic anomalies and glucose metabolism, and ethnic and cultural impacts on psychiatry

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James Hudson, MD, ScD, SM

Director, Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Biological Psychiatry Laboratory

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Clinical Research Center

genetic epidemiology of eating disorders, mood disorders, fibromyalgia, personality disorders, and substance use disorders. Pharmacologic treatment studies for psychiatric disorders and pain syndromes.

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Kristin N. Javaras, DPhil, PhD

Assistant Psychologist, Division of Women's Mental Health, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Center of Excellence in Women’s Mental Health

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Anne Klibanski, MD

Director, Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center, MGH
Chief, Neuroendocrine, MGH
Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief Academic Officer, Partners HealthCare

Neuroendocrine Clinical Research Program

Pathophysiology of neuroendocrine disorders, relationship between neuroendocrine factors and eating disorders

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Karestan Koenen, MA, PhD

Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology

Lee Kum Sheung, Center for Health and Happiness, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Genetic factors of PTSD development, and how trauma and PTSD influence weight gain and long-term physical health.

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Brad Lowell, MD, PhD

Director of Transgenic Core, Boston Obesity Nutrition Research Center, BIDMC
Professor of Medicine, BIDMC

Lowell Lab The Neural Basis for Homeostasis and Motivational Drives to Consume Food, Water and Salt

Use of transgenic and gene knockout techniques in the study of obesity and energy metabolism

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Lauren Orefice, PhD

Principal Investigator, Orefice Lab; neuroscientist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital

Orefice Lab

Development, function and dysfunction of somatosensory / viscerosensory circuits; studying somatosensory circuits that mediate the sense of touch and sensations from the gastrointestinal system.

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Harrison W. Pope, MD

Pyschiatrist & Director, Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean; Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

Biological Psychiatry Laboratory

eating disorders, mood disorders, anabolic-androgenic steroid abuse, and psychopharmacological treatment effectiveness.