Nu-Chu Liang, Assistant Professor

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Research Interests

  • taste, ingestive behaviors, animal models of eating disorders, neurobiology of energy metabolism
  • polydrug use and behavior

Academic Service

Dr. Liang will be accepting a graduate student for Fall 2019 admission.

Professional Information

Feeding is fundamental to survival and reproduction.Multiple factors contribute to aberrant eating behaviors and the resulting obesity or eating disorders. My overall research program is aimed at identifying the underlying mechanisms of reward and motivation. Our current focus are aberrant eating behaviors and how various factors (e.g. exercise) contribute to these clinical conditions.

Education/Academic qualification

Postdoctoral training, Johns Hopkins University

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University


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