Presentations from internationally-renowned leaders in the field

We are honored that Tomas Hökfelt, perhaps the most internationally-recognized pioneer and prolific publisher of NPY research, will join us again. Additional oral presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts.

Meeting Topics

NPY-family peptides and: obesity, neurobiology, psychiatric and neurologic disorders, pain, the gut, receptor signaling structure and function, therapeutics development, and cancer

Plenary Speakers

Annette Beck-Sickinger (Leipzig University)
J. Nicholas Betley (University of Pennsylvania)
Diego Bohorquez (Duke University)
Claudia Cavadas (University of Coimbra)
Eugene Chang (University of Chicago)
Michael Cowley (Monash University)
Lynn Dobrunz (U. Alabama, Birmingham)
Tomas Hokfelt (Karolinska Institute)
Thomas Kash (University of North Carolina)
Michael Krashes (NIH-NIDDK)
Greg Neely (University of Sydney)
Victoria Salem (Imperial College London)
Janice Urban (Rosalind Franklin University)
Beili Wu (Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica)

Information for Travelers

Posvar Hall - yellow sculpture

The meeting will take place in Wesley W. Posvar Hall on the University of Pittsburgh campus.

Cathedral of Learning

Hotel blocks are reserved at The Oaklander Hotel and The Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, both within walking distance of the conference venue.

Panther Flag
Pittsburgh Tourism

There are so many attractions and fun things to do in Pittsburgh during your stay!