Research

Major Goals of the Center

 

UNDERSTAND THE COMPLEX BIDIRECTIONAL INTERACTIONS BETWEEN THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM AND THE BRAIN

 

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IDENTIFY THE BIOLOGICAL UNDERPINNINGS OF WELLNESS AND MIND-BASED APPROACHES TO HEALING

 

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CHARACTERIZE SEX-RELATED DIFFERENCES IN DISEASE MECHANISMS WITH RELEVANCE TO WOMEN’S HEALTH

 

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DEVELOP BETTER THERAPIES FOR LIFE THREATENING CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS BY STUDYING BRAIN-HEART INTERACTIONS

 

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DEVELOP AND EVALUATE NEW THERAPIES FOR PERSISTENT PAIN DISORDERS

 

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DETERMINE BIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS INVOLVED IN CHRONIC STRESS-RELATED DISORDERS

 

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DETERMINE BRAIN MECHANISMS RELATED TO FOOD INTAKE AND OBESITY

 

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