Janet Schebendach, PhD

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Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurobiology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC

Dr. Schebendach is a registered dietitian with over 20 years of clinical and research experience in the treatment of eating disorders.

Research

Research interests include eating behavior, dietary energy density, diet variety, taste perception (fat, sweet, and 6-n-propylthiouracil), energy metabolism, and behavioral economics.

Research Interests

  • Eating Diisorders

Grants

LONGITUDINAL ASSESSMENT OF NEURAL CIRCUITS IN ADOLESCENTS WITH ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Federal Gov)

Apr 7 2017 - Mar 31 2022

CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE AWARD (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2016 - May 31 2021

CSF NEUROPEPTIDE, HORMONAL AND METABOLOMIC ANALYSIS IN HUMAN ENERGY (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2017 - Jul 31 2020

OLANZAPINE VERSUS PLACEBO FOR OUTPAITENTS WITH ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2010 - May 31 2016

COGNITIVE SKILLS TRAINING TO IMPROVE VOCATIONAL OUTCOME IN HOMELESS YOUTH (Federal Gov)

Jul 18 2012 - Oct 31 2015

OLANZAPINE VERSUS PLACEBO FOR OUTPAITENTS WITH ANOREXIA NERVOS (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2010 - May 31 2015

TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH ON EATING DISORDERS: REWARD SYSTEMS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2012 - Feb 28 2014

METABOLIC ADAPTATION AND CHANGES IN CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM CIRCUITRY IN WEIGHT-PERTURBED C57BL/6J MICE (Private)

Jun 16 2008 - Nov 30 2013

BODY COMPOSITION STUDIES AND EATING BEHAVIOR (Private)

Aug 22 2013 - Nov 21 2013

WEIGHT SUPPRESSION, DIETING AND BULIMIA NERVOSA: A BIOBEHAVIORAL STUDY (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2012 - Sep 30 2013

FUNCTIONAL IMAGING AND EATING BEHAVIOR AMONG FTO GENOTYES IN PRE-OBESE CHILDREN (Federal Gov)

Sep 24 2012 - Aug 31 2013

COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Federal Gov)

Sep 3 2007 - May 31 2013

EXCITATORY CONTROLS OF EATING IN EATING DISORDERS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2005 - Jun 30 2011

ADDRESSING FEAR OF FOOD IN ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Federal Gov)

Sep 28 2007 - Jul 31 2010

Selected Publications

  • Schebendach J, Broft A, Foltin RW, Walsh BT: Can the reinforcing value of food be measured in bulimia nervosa?. Appetite 2013;62: 70-75
  • Schebendach J, Mayer LE, Devlin MJ, Attia A, Walsh BT. : Dietary energy density and diet variety as risk factors for relapse in anorexia nervosa: A replication. . International Journal of Eating Disorders 2012;45 (1): 79-84
  • Schebendach JE, Porter KJ, Wolper C, Walsh BT, Mayer LE. : Accuracy of self-reported energy intake in weight-restored patients with anorexia nervosa compared with obese and normal weight individuals. . International Journal of Eating Disorders 2012;45(4): 570-574
  • Schebendach J, Mayer LE, Devlin MJ, Attia A, Contento IR, Wolf RL, Walsh BT. : Food choice and diet variety in weight-restored patients with anorexia nervosa. . Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2011;111(5): 732-736
  • Schebendach JE, Mayer LE, Devlin MJ, Attia E, Contento IR, Wolf RL, Walsh BT.: Dietary energy density and diet variety as predictors of outcome in anorexia nervosa. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2008;87(4): 810-816