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The Challenges of Eating Disorders, From Bench to Bedside

Eating disorders are a difficult subject to study, treat, and diagnose—and are widespread. At least 30 million Americans of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder. From behaviors that can be hidden from peers to public misunderstanding that eating disorders are a choice, these...

Launching Careers With Coveted K Awards

K awards, which are part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Career Development Awards, support the next generation of scientists focused on addressing the country’s most pressing biomedical challenges. These awards serve to provide both salary and research for intensive, focused,...

Kristin N. Javaras, DPhil, PhD

Kristin N. Javaras, DPhil, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and statistician whose research and clinical practice focus on eating disorders and other eating-related problems. Her research combines psychology, neuroscience, and epidemiology—and uses innovative methodology and technology—to better...