Neuroscience 2014, Washington D.C.

Neuroscience 2014 was held from November 15th to 19th in Washington, D.C. The Abizaid lab presented three research posters and one Theme H poster.

Posters at Neuroscience 2014

In vivo ghrelin release from the arcuate nucleus measured by push-pull perfusion

In vivo ghrelin release from the arcuate nucleus measured by push-pull perfusion

E. Ali, C. Cayer, M. Wellman, A. Abizaid, J. S. James, Z. Merali See details on OASIS Ghrelin is a stomach-derived neuropeptide involved in appetite, food intake and energy balance through the[...]

Mice exposed perinatally to the obesogenic endocrine disruptor bisphenol-A (BPA) show impaired central and behavioral leptin sensitivity in advance of diet-induced obesity: evidence for developmental programming of hypothalamic pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) regulation

Mice exposed perinatally to the obesogenic endocrine disruptor bisphenol-A (BPA) show impaired central and behavioral leptin sensitivity in advance of diet-induced obesity: evidence for developmental programming of hypothalamic pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) regulation

H. A. Mackay, Z. R. Patterson, A. Abizaid See details on OASIS Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a component of polycarbonate plastic, and is commonly found in food and drink containers. BPA has been[...]

The interaction of ghrelin and endocannabinoid systems within the VTA is necessary and important for the modulation of food intake

The interaction of ghrelin and endocannabinoid systems within the VTA is necessary and important for the modulation of food intake

A. W. Edwards, S. Rosenbaum, A. Abizaid See details on OASIS Ghrelin is a hormone that targets growth hormone secretagogue receptors (GHSR) in the brain to increase food intake and energy balance.[...]

Three years of the brain & mental health art show in Ottawa: Carleton University’s Brain Awareness Week

Three years of the brain & mental health art show in Ottawa: Carleton University's Brain Awareness Week

H. A. MacKay, V. St-Onge, R. Gabrys, R. Mcquaid, O. Mcinnis, N. Rustom, S. Hudson, L. Friberg, S. King Johnson, B. Wartman, T. Parno, S. Syed, K. Farmer, C. Rudyk,[...]