In this series, “Big Ideas in Eating Disorders,” join host, Dr. Kathy Pike, clinical psychologist and professor at Columbia University, as she talks with leaders in the field of eating disorders. We hear from researchers, clinicians, and people who have personally experienced an eating disorder. In each episode, guests share one big idea that they believe is crucial to improving the lives of people at risk for developing or currently living with an eating disorder. Capturing today’s wisdom for a better future, “Big Ideas in Eating Disorders” is filled with stories as they have never been told before.

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Today we have the good fortune to hear from Dr. Kelly Klump whose contributions to the field of eating disorders are indeed invaluable. Inspired by one of her early mentors, Professor Gloria Leon, Dr. Klump has embarked on a journey of groundbreaking research that reshapes our understanding of the complex interplay between genetics, hormones, and environmental factors in the development of eating disorders. Dr. Klump’s exploration of gonadal hormones, including estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, is steadily uncovering the relationship of hormonal fluctuations, particularly during puberty, to the onset and expression of eating disorders. Translating these findings to clinical practice has the potential to inform more effective prevention strategies and personalized interventions for individuals at risk of developing eating disorders.

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