Scott Kanoski

Expert on the neuroscience behind obesity, overeating and energy balance

Associate Professor of Biology

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences


  • neuroscience of eating patterns and behavior
  • obesity, weight gain and overeating
  • hippocampus and hindbrain
  • energy balance
  • ghrelin, leptin and GLP-1

Additional Information

  • Recipient: Early Career Research Award, The Obesity Society; Gerry P. Smith Award, Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior; Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health
  • Member: Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, The Obesity Society, The Society for Neuroscience