Research Conference 4/26/13: Gut-brain neurocircuit unveiled

Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Medicine Research Conference returns Fri., April 26 at 12 p.m. in Duke Hospital 2002 with a presentation by Diego Bohórquez, PhD, post-doctoral fellow (Gastroenterology).

Dr. Bohórquez will present Gut-brain neurocircuit unveiled.

Bohórquez is a young scientist in the fast growing field of neurogastroenterology. His expertise lies on the sensory mechanisms by which food in our gut triggers the perception of satiety in our brain. This knowledge is highly relevant for the following human and animal health areas: gastrointestinal health, metabolic and eating disorders, obesity.

Lunch will be provided. Presentation begins promptly at noon.

Medicine Research Conference is a monthly presentation of outstanding research in the Department of Medicine and is designed to foster new initiatives and collaborations among our faculty.


Video from the presentation live or after the fact on the Department's new video catalog (log in with your NetID).

[box type="info"]The full schedule for Medicine Research Conference: May 31: Micah Luftig; June 28: tba. [/box]