Researcher interests: Eating disorders and eating regulation. Anorexia. Body weight regulation; development of therapeutic devices for treating anorexia nervosa. Leptin as a survival hormone. Endocannabinoids for the treatment of eating disorders. Liver disease, hepatic encephalopathy and diabetic neuropathy. Animal models for treating obesity and diabetes. Development of therapeutic devices for the treatment of weight loss and depression associated with the metabolic syndrome. Leptin, neurogenesis and angiogenesis in stroke. Postpartum depression. Steatosis and CVD. Prevention of autism by retinoids supplementation. Development of functional foods against Alzheimer`s disease.
FACULTY / SCHOOL: School of Medicine - IMRIC

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