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Thyroid hormone and estrogen both play an essential role in energy metabolism. Zhi Zhang investigates the possible effects of these hormones on the control of energy metabolism via the central nervous system. He does this by studying the effects of administering these hormones in distinct hypothalamic nuclei. Zhang evaluates various aspects of metabolic alterations including food intake, body weight. Body temperature, locomotor activity and energy expenditure.

Event details of Hypothalamic regulation of metabolism
Date 19 January 2017
Time 10:00 -11:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

Z. Zhang: Hypothalamic regulation of metabolism: role of thyroid hormone and estrogen.


Prof. A. Kalsbeek

Prof. E. Fliers


Dr A. Boelen

Dr P.H.L.T. Bisschop


Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.