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Derek Daniels

Professor of Psychology
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Science of thirst; science of food, water and salt intake; ingestive/eating behaviors

Head shot of Derek Daniels, University at Buffalo thirst and ingestive behavior expert.

Derek Daniels is an expert on the anatomical and biochemical basis of ingestive behaviors, including food, water, and salt intake. He is director of the Center for Ingestive Behavior Research at UB.

Daniels’ lab studies how the brain controls drinking behavior, with research testing hypotheses about the genes, proteins and neural circuits that control thirst and the appetite for salt. These are critical drives that help people maintain a proper balance of fluid in their bodies.

CONTACT:

Derek Daniels, PhD
Professor of Psychology
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

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