Claudio Perez Leighton, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Universidad Andres bello

Biography

Dr. Perez-Leighton received his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 2012 after receiving a Fulbright Scholarship. At the University of Minnesota, he studied under Dr. Catherine Kotz and Dr. Charles Billington focusing on neuronal mechanisms mediating resistance to obesity. He currently works as an Assistant Professor at Universidad Andres Bello in Chile, where his focus is neuronal regulation and environmental influences on feeding behavior.