Researcher biography

Project title:

C. elegans and anorexia nervosa

Project description:

Anorexia nervosa is a serious eating disorder with high mortality rate. It is a complicated metabolic disease and are defined as three major phenotypes, eating less, anxiety and hyperlocomotion. C. elegans is a simple organism which has NeuroSystems. And it is useful to simplify the study of anorexia nervosa. The results of the study may give the new hint for the treatment of anorexia nervosa.


Paul Ebert, Steven Zuryn, Horst Schirra