Tamas Horvath
Tamas Horvath
Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Comparative Medicine and Professor of Neuroscience and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Health
Yale School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2023


1992: D.V.M. University of Veterinary Sciences (Hungary), 1992, DVM; University of Szeged (Hungary), 2000, PhD, Biology

Professional Area

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.