Researchers to explore food choices after gastric bypass surgery

MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016 Alan Spector, a distinguished research professor in FSU’s Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience. A Florida State University researcher has won part of a $2.8 million grant to explore the diets of people who undergo gastric bypass surgery in order to find less invasive ways to achieve similar weight-loss benefits. Alan Spector, a distinguished research professor in FSU’s Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience, will work with researchers at the University College Dublin and Ulster University to see whether people and rats alter their dietary choices after gastric bypass.    “This project will help provide critical information as to whether gastric bypass surgery, in addition to decreasing food intake, actually leads to a change in the selection of unhealthy foods in favor of healthier…


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