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EVENT: Neuronal Control of Metabolism

EVENT: Neuronal Control of Metabolism

External event, sponsored by the Journal of Neuroendocrinology through the BSN Symposium Support grant. 

When: 12 February 2020
Where: 1.006 AV Hill Building, University of Manchester
Registration: Free via

About the Neuronal Control of Metabolism meeting

The meeting will have contributions from Dr Susanne la Fleur from the University of Amsterdam who will talk about food preference and Dr Anthony P. Coll from the University of Cambridge who is talking about GDF15. Dr David Bechtold as well as postdocs and PhD students from our faculty will give presentations alongside the external speakers.


11am - 1pm Poster Session
12.00 Lunch
1pm Dr Amy Worth
Brainstem Circuits Regulating Food Intake
1.15pm Sarika Paul
1.30pm Dr Susanne La Fleur, University of Amsterdam
The rhythm of feeding;effects of eating at the wrong time of the day
2.15pm Refreshments
2.35pm Adhithya Sankar
Neural circuits which underlie impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia
2.50pm Mehdi Boutagouga Boudjadja
In vivo dynamics of neuronal circuits controllign appetite
3.05pm Dr David Bechtold
Systemic versus local tissue control of energy metabolism by the circadian clock
3.50pm Refreshments
4.15pm Dr Charlotte Sefton
Central effects of glucocorticoids on energy balance
4.30pm Dr Anthony P Coll, University of Cambridge
The role of GDF15 in the control of food intake and body weight
5.15pm Closing remarks