Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Elena Timofeeva is professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the Laval University (Quebec, Canada). After receiving a bachelor’s degree from the Odessa State University (Ukraine) she has completed her master’s (1997) and Ph.D. (2001) degrees in the Department of Physiology at the Laval University (Quebec, Canada). Dr. Timofeeva performed her post-doctoral studies (2001-2005) at the Mental Health University Institute (Quebec, Canada). Dr. Timofeeva has published 4 book chapters and 38 research papers. She is director of the Laboratory of Stress and Feeding (www.timofeeva-stress-feeding-lab.ca). Her laboratory studies the neuronal mechanisms of food intake in eating disorders and obesity.