Tamas L. Horvath DVM, PhD

Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Comparative Medicine and Professor of Neurobiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Chair, Section of Comparative Medicine; Director, Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism


Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Comparative Medicine: Integrative Cell Signaling & Neurobiology of Metabolism (ICSNM) | Horvath Lab

Neurobiology: Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Diabetes Research Center

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Reproductive Neurosciences Group

Biography

Tamas Horvath is Professor and Chair of the Section of Comparative Medicine and Professor of Neurobiology and Ob/Gyn at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. He is also the Director for the Yale Program on Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism. He received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degree from the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences in Budapest, Hungary, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree from the University of Szeged in Hungary. His research has been focusing on neuronal circuitries that support physiological and pathological homeostatic conditions, including processes associated with reproduction, energy metabolism and neurodegeneration.

Education

  • D.V.M., University of Veterinary Sciences, Budapest , 1992
  • Ph.D., Szeged University , 2000

Selected Publication

  • Diano S, Liu Z-W, Jeong JK, Dietrich MO, Ruan H-B, Kim E, Suyama S, Kelly K, Gyengesi E, Arbiser JL, Belsham DD, Sarruf DA, Schwartz MW, Bennett AM, Shanabrough M, Mobbs CV, Yang X, Gao X-B, Horvath TL (2011) Peroxisome proliferation–associated control of reactive oxygen species sets melanocortin tone and feeding in diet-induced obesity. Nature Medicine 17: 1121-7.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Pioneer Award (2010) , National Institutes of Health