Marcelo O. Dietrich

Marcelo O. Dietrich, M.D., is a postdoctoral associate in the department of comparative medicine at Yale University. His research focuses on the neurobiology of energy balance. He received his medical degree in 2007 from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and is a Ph.D. student in biochemistry at UFRGS, where he studies the molecular and biochemical pathways involved in brain mitochondrial respiration.