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Staying Hungry for Life

Tamas Horvath

31 minutes
Tamas Horvath


Tamas Horvath explains his research into chronic diseases and their timelines as well as the research on life extension. He discuss the current strong evidence that caloric restriction extends life, however, caloric restriction has a negative impact on your cortex, in particular, your prefrontal cortex, which is involved in decision making.

Tamas Horvath is interested in how the whole body functions. Horvath studies on how the brain and hormone pathways regulate homeostasis, focusing on metabolic disorders, and how metabolic signals impact higher brain functions and neurodegeneration. Horvath is a Professor of Comparative Medicine, Neurobiology, and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale School of Medicine.