03 NOVEMBER 2017 / SNF Brain Insight Lecture at The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University by Dr. Joanna Steinglass

On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, Dr. Joanna Steinglass, discussed current work in neuroscience to understand the biology of anorexia nervosa, and the development of new treatment approaches.

She delved into the central importance of eating behavior, new findings about the neural mechanisms of behavior, and the development of mechanism-based treatment approaches.

Dr. Steinglass is the Florence Irving Associate Professor in Clinical Psychiatry in the Center for Eating Disorders at Columbia University Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. She focuses on the cognitive neuroscience of anorexia nervosa, and the development of mechanism-based treatments.

This lecture is part of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Brain Insight Lecture series, offered free to the public to enhance understanding of the biology of the mind and the complexity of human behavior. The lectures are hosted by Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.