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Welcome to the Naneix Lab

Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen

The Naneix Lab is part of the “Obesity and Food Choice” research theme at the Rowett Institute in Aberdeen.

Our research is focused on the developmental aspects of the cognitive and neurobiological substrates underlying food-related behaviours, and how these processes are impacted by different diet lifestyles during early-life stages (childhood, adolescence). You can learn about it here.

For information about joining the lab send us an email or check our contact page. You also follow us on Twitter.

Latest news from the lab

All I want for Christmas is a new paper

We are very happy to share that Fabien’s last work from his time in Bordeaux is now published in Neurobiology of Learning and Memory here! This work was done with the supervision of Dr Etienne Coutureau (INCIA) and Dr Guillaume Ferreira (NutriNeuro). We used chemogenetic approaches (DREADD) to selectively manipulate the activity of the hippocampus or the…

World brain day

The 22nd of July is the #worldbrainday and I resumed a little bit my work since years on the impact of different diet changes during adolescence on the brain reward system, and what we still have to understand from here. You can find more information on the Rowett Institute blog, here.