Mark Andermann, Ph.D., receives NIH New Innovator Award to study cravings and hunger

BOSTON -Mark Andermann, PhD, a neuroendocrinology investigator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), has been awarded a prestigious Director’s New Innovator award as part of the High Risk-High Reward grant program sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders (NIDDK) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund...

Andermann Lab: Understanding Food Cues

Dr. Mark Andermann is a researcher in BIDMC's Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. His work aims to understand how hunger and external food cues cause changes in the brain and their potential consequences for obesity, binge eating and other eating disorders. Using novel imaging technologies to assess exactly how hunger influences sensory processing, Andermann's work is providing answers to fundamental questions to help guide the development of treatments for obesity.