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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Kristen O’Connell

Assistant Professor of Medicine
kristen oconnell

Kristen O’Connell

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Office phone: 207-288-6012
Campus: JAX - Bar Harbor, Maine
Education: 
BS, Biology, Villanova University
MS, Pharmacology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
PhD, Pharmacology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Postdoctoral Training, Colorado State University
Research synopsis: 

Our research program is focused on understanding the impact of diet, body weight and peripheral hormone signaling on neuronal excitability and plasticity in the hypothalamus and other brain regions associated with the regulation of food intake and body weight.

Lab members: