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Role of the forebrain glucose-monitoring system in the central regulation of feeding and metabolism
Hungary(HuMSIRC)-University of Pecs,Pecs
Institute of Physiology
Prof. Laszlo Lenard M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Zoltan Karadi M.D., Ph.D.
Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
Complex behavioral - -neurochemical - electrophysiological investigations are designed and conducted in rats and rhesus monkeys.
Purpose of the project: Research programs of the laboratory aim to extend our knowledge on forebrain neural and neurochemical mechanisms of food and fluid intake control in health and pathological conditions.
What is the aim of the project?
Research programs of the laboratory aim to extend our knowledge on forebrain neural and neurochemical mechanisms of food and fluid intake control in health and pathological conditions.
What techniques and methods are used?
Complex behavioral -neurochemical - electrophysiological investigations
What is the role of the student?
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
basic lab work
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a poster
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Basic knowledge in anatomy, biochemistry and physiology.
Two letters of recommendation.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students - Graduated students (less than 6 months)
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