Dr. Eleftheria Maratos-Flier, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Office for Academic Careers and Faculty Development, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dr. Maratos-Flier is one of the world's foremost diabetes researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess and is an expert in the role of the central nervous system in regulating feeding behavior and energy homeostasis. Her lab is focused on particular hypothalamic-striatal pathways and in particular on the role of the hormone leptin and the neuropeptide MCH in modulating motivated behavior.