Neuroscience 2015, Chicago

Neuroscience 2015 will be held from October 17th-21st in Chicago. See our posters below.

Posters at Neuroscience 2015

Access to palatable food alters gastrin-releasing peptide and dopamine signalling in the medial prefrontal cortex of adult rats exposed to juvenile stress

Access to palatable food alters gastrin-releasing peptide and dopamine signalling in the medial prefrontal cortex of adult rats exposed to juvenile stress

E. Ali, J.C. MacKay, M.-C. Audet, J.S. James, C. Cayer, P. Kent, Z. Merali See details on OASIS Stress-exposure during juvenility increases the susceptibility for anxiety and depressive characteristics in adulthood and[...]

Ghrelin receptors in the VTA mediate stress induced changes in caloric intake during chronic social defeat

Ghrelin receptors in the VTA mediate stress induced changes in caloric intake during chronic social defeat

S.B. Park, T. Rodrigues, C. Wallace, K. Mezher, L. Hyland, M. Klein, A. Edwards, Z.R. Patterson, H. MacKay, A. Abizaid See details on OASIS Ghrelin, a gut-derived peptide hormone, is associated with[...]

Investigating the role of ghrelin in food anticipatory activity of a scheduled treat

Investigating the role of ghrelin in food anticipatory activity of a scheduled treat

R. Khazall, H. MacKay, A. Abizaid See details on OASIS Food availability constitutes an environmental variable that can influence circadian rhythms. For instance, laboratory rodents exposed to restricted feeding schedules (i.e.schedules where[...]

Investigating the role of ghrelin in male rat sexual behavior

Investigating the role of ghrelin in male rat sexual behavior

L.M. Hyland, S. Rosenbaum, B. Woodside, J. Pfaus, A. Abizaid See details on OASIS The physiology of reproduction in animals depends on the organism's metabolic state and energy availability. The orexigenic peptide[...]

The role of ghrelin in a chronic corticosterone model of obesity

The role of ghrelin in a chronic corticosterone model of obesity

R.E. Hay, M. Smorenburg, T. Rodrigues, A. Edwards, M. Klein, L. Hyland, H. MacKay, I. Karatosoreos, M. Hill, A. Abizaid See details on OASIS Continuous exposure to glucocorticoids is associated with the[...]