U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Integrative Physiology Section

Kevin D. Hall, Ph.D., Chief


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Göbel B, Sanghvi A, Hall KD. Quantifying energy intake changes during obesity pharmacotherapy. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jun 24; 22 (2014 Jun 24; 10; 22):2105-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Brady I, Hall KD. Dispatch from the field: is mathematical modeling applicable to obesity treatment in the real world?. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jun 4; 22 (2014 Jun 4; 9; 22):1939-41. [Full Text/Abstract]
Müller MJ, Baracos V, Bosy-Westphal A, Dulloo AG, Eckel J, Fearon KC, Hall KD, Pietrobelli A, Sørensen TI, Speakman J, Trayhurn P, Visser M, Heymsfield SB. Functional body composition and related aspects in research on obesity and cachexia: report on the 12th Stock Conference held on 6 and 7 September 2013 in Hamburg, Germany. Obes Rev. 2014 Aug; 15 (8; 2014 Aug; 15):640-56. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Hammond RA, Rahmandad H. Dynamic Interplay Among Homeostatic, Hedonic, and Cognitive Feedback Circuits Regulating Body Weight. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul; 104 (104; 7; 2014 Jul):1169-75. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chow CC, Hall KD. Short and long-term energy intake patterns and their implications for human body weight regulation. Physiol Behav. 2014 Jul; 134 (134; 2014 Jul):60-5. [Full Text/Abstract]
Simmons WK, Rapuano KM, Ingeholm JE, Avery J, Kallman S, Hall KD, Martin A. The ventral pallidum and orbitofrontal cortex support food pleasantness inferences. Brain Struct Funct. 2014 Mar; 219 (2014 Mar; 219; 2):473-83. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Chow CC. Why is the 3500 kcal per pound weight loss rule wrong?. Int J Obes (Lond). 2013 Dec; 37 (2013 Dec; 37; 12):1614. [Full Text/Abstract]
Simmons WK, Rapuano KM, Kallman SJ, Ingeholm JE, Miller B, Gotts SJ, Avery JA, Hall KD, Martin A. Category-specific integration of homeostatic signals in caudal but not rostral human insula. Nat Neurosci. 2013 Nov; 16 (16; 2013 Nov; 11):1551-2. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Butte NF, Swinburn BA, Chow CC. Dynamics of childhood growth and obesity: development and validation of a quantitative mathematical model. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2013 Oct; 1 (2013 Oct; 2; 1):97-105. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD. Diet versus exercise in "the biggest loser" weight loss competition. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 May; 21 (2013 May; 21; 5):957-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD. Metabolism of mice and men: mathematical modeling of body weight dynamics. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2012 Sep; 15 (2012 Sep; 15; 5):418-23. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD. Modeling metabolic adaptations and energy regulation in humans. Annu Rev Nutr. 2012 Aug 21; 32 (32; 2012 Aug 21):35-54. [Full Text/Abstract]
Johannsen DL, Knuth ND, Huizenga R, Rood JC, Ravussin E, Hall KD. Metabolic slowing with massive weight loss despite preservation of fat-free mass. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jul; 97 (7; 97; 2012 Jul):2489-96. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Heymsfield SB, Kemnitz JW, Klein S, Schoeller DA, Speakman JR. Energy balance and its components: implications for body weight regulation. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Apr; 95 (95; 4; 2012 Apr):989-94. [Full Text/Abstract]
Lin BH, Smith TA, Lee JY, Hall KD. Measuring weight outcomes for obesity intervention strategies: the case of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax. Econ Hum Biol. 2011 Dec; 9 (4; 2011 Dec; 9):329-41. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Sacks G, Chandramohan D, Chow CC, Wang YC, Gortmaker SL, Swinburn BA. Quantification of the effect of energy imbalance on bodyweight. Lancet. 2011 Aug 27; 378 (378; 2011 Aug 27; 9793):826-37. [Full Text/Abstract]
Swinburn BA, Sacks G, Hall KD, McPherson K, Finegood DT, Moodie ML, Gortmaker SL. The global obesity pandemic: shaped by global drivers and local environments. Lancet. 2011 Aug 27; 378 (378; 2011 Aug 27; 9793):804-14. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Chow CC. Estimating changes in free-living energy intake and its confidence interval. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jul; 94 (94; 2011 Jul; 1):66-74. [Full Text/Abstract]
Guo J, Hall KD. Predicting changes of body weight, body fat, energy expenditure and metabolic fuel selection in C57BL/6 mice. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 5; 6 (2011 Jan 5; 6; 1):e15961. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD. Predicting metabolic adaptation, body weight change, and energy intake in humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Mar; 298 (3; 2010 Mar; 298):E449-66. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Guo J, Dore M, Chow CC. The progressive increase of food waste in America and its environmental impact. PLoS One. 2009 Nov 25; 4 (2009 Nov 25; 4; 11):e7940. [Full Text/Abstract]
Guo J, Hall KD. Estimating the continuous-time dynamics of energy and fat metabolism in mice. PLoS Comput Biol. 2009 Sep; 5 (9; 5; 2009 Sep):e1000511. [Full Text/Abstract]
Guo J, Jou W, Gavrilova O, Hall KD. Persistent diet-induced obesity in male C57BL/6 mice resulting from temporary obesigenic diets. PLoS One. 2009; 4 (2009; 4):e5370. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Jordan PN. Modeling weight-loss maintenance to help prevent body weight regain. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Dec; 88 (2008 Dec; 6; 88):1495-503. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD, Baracos VE. Computational modeling of cancer cachexia. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2008 May; 11 (2008 May; 3; 11):214-21. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chow CC, Hall KD. The dynamics of human body weight change. PLoS Comput Biol. 2008 Mar 28; 4 (2008 Mar 28; 4; 3):e1000045. [Full Text/Abstract]
Hall KD. Computational model of in vivo human energy metabolism during semistarvation and refeeding. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Jul; 291 (291; 1; 2006 Jul):E23-37. [Full Text/Abstract]