Yale School of Medicine
1992: D.V.M. University of Veterinary Sciences (Hungary), 1992, DVM; University of Szeged (Hungary), 2000, PhD, Biology
Neurobiology of obesity and neuroendocrine physiology
For fundamental novel insights into hypothalamic regulation of systemic metabolism; established a key role for mitochondrial and neuronal plasticity; shown that hypothalamic metabolic circuits regulate higher brain functions and influence neurodegeneration thus changing our concepts of integrative physiology in health and disease.