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New Research Discoveries to Improve Treatment: A MentorCONNECT Teleconference with Dr. Walter Kaye
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 9:15 PM (CDT)
Title: Life-Saving Eating Disorder Research
Event Description: Dr. Walter Kaye is one of the country's leading researcher on the neurobiology of eating disorders. He has made many contributions to the field with his primary focus on studying the relationship between the brain and behavior and determining how we can better understand the symptoms of eating disorders. Dr. Kaye has focused his extensive career on developing innovative research practices to bring help, hope, and healing to recovering persons and their loved ones. In this teleconference, Dr. Kaye will share breaking results from his ongoing research studies that have the potential to improve treatment outcomes for people recovering from eating disorders.
When: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
What time: 8:00 - 9:15 p.m. Central Time
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Presenter Bio: Walter H. Kaye, M.D. is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego and Director of the Eating Disorder Research and Treatment Program. Dr. Kaye attended Ohio State Medical School, trained in neurology at the University of Southern California, and trained in psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Kaye was then a fellow and research physician at the National Institute of Mental Health for 7 years where he conducted research on appetite regulation, behavior, and treatment for disorders. Dr. Kaye was on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh for 20 years until joining UCSD. His current research is focused on exploring the relationship between brain and behavior using brain imaging and investigating new treatments in anorexia and bulimia nervosa. He is also the principal investigator for an international, multi site collaboration on the genetics of anorexia and bulimia nervosa. Dr. Kaye has an international reputation in the field of eating disorders and is the author of more than 250 articles and publications. To learn more about Dr. Kaye and his research, visit him at: http://eatingdisorders.ucsd.edu/faculty/psych_faculty.shtml
This event is sponsored by MentorCONNECT, a registered (c)3 nonprofit organization. To learn more visit us at: www.mentorconnect-ed.org
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MentorCONNECT: where relationships replace eating disorders
MentorCONNECT is the first global online eating disorders mentoring community. In addition to offering one-on-one mentoring matches, your free membership includes access to a password-protected, moderated, PRO-recovery community forum with a live weekly e-support group, a wide variety of online themed support groups, recovery blogs, personalized profile pages, monthly teleconferences and more. To volunteer your services as a caring mentor, be matched with a mentor, or find general support, visit us at:
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