Seminar – Carrie R. Ferrario, Ph.D.

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April 21, 2021 at 12:00pm


Virtual Zoom

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Wednesday, April 21,2021

12:00pm – Virtual Presentation

Carrie R. Ferrario, Ph.D. 
Departments of Pharmacology and Psychology
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan


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Dr. Ferrario joined the Pharmacology Department faculty in 2012 and is an external member of the Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center of the John B. Pierce Lab at Yale. She became an Associate Member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology in 2016 and is currently serving as the Pharmacology Department Faculty Ally for Diversity and is a board member of the Conference on Winter Brain Research. Her lab’s primary focus is on examining obesity-related changes in striatal function and motivated behaviors such as food-seeking and eating, as well as similarities and differences between alterations in motivation driving obesity and drug addiction.

Additional information about her lab and recent publications can be found here: is external)