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Special Guest Speaker July 21, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Room W1695

A Multimodal Approach to the Study of Self-Regulatory Control
in Bulimia Nervosa


Laura Berner, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research
University of California, San Diego

 

 

 

 

Dr. Berner studies brain activation and performance associated with self-regulatory control processes in bulimia nervosa. Her work informs novel treatments for eating disorders characterized by behavioral and emotional dyscontrol. After obtaining her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Dr. Berner began her current post-doctoral fellowship appointment at the UCSD Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research under the mentorship of Walter Kaye, MD and Christina Wierenga, PhD. 

For more information about these seminars, please contact Anneliese (Lisa) Murphree at murphreea@upmc.edu.

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