Micaella Panessiti

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Micaella Panessiti 
BS, Psychology
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Amherst, MA 
Neuroscience PhD Student
Maribel Rios, PhD, Adviser

 

 

 

My project seeks to interrogate molecular mechanisms underlying the appetite suppressing effects of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in feeding circuits in the brain. Specifically, I am investigating the role of candidate transcriptional programs regulated by BDNF in the ventromedial hypothalamus, an energy balance regulating center in the brain.

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