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Friedman Reading List: “Control of body weight, appetite, metabolism”

Reading for all students:

From lesions to leptin: Hypothalamic control of food intake and body weight. Neuron 22:221-232 (1999). PDF

The neuroanatomical axis for control of energy balance. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 23:2-40 (2002). PDF

Obesity Wars: Molecular progress confronts an expanding epidemic. Cell 116:337-350 (2004). PDF

Reading for student presentations:

Clare Walton

Review: Food for thought: Hedonic experience beyond homeostatis in the human brain. M.L. Kringelbach. Neuroscience 126:807-819, 2004. PDF

Thibaud Taillefumier

Primary article: Hypothalamic Orexin Neurons Regulate Arousal According to Energy Balance in Mice. Yamanaka et al., Neuron 38:701–713, 2003. PDF

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