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

Funderburk SC, Krashes MJ. Neuroendocrinology: Electromagnetic control of neural activity - prospective physics for physicians. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2016 May 12; 12 (2016 May 12; 6; 12):316-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
Li C, Krashes MJ. Foraging and flight trump defense and fight. Nat Neurosci. 2016 Apr 26; 19 (2016 Apr 26; 19; 5):645-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Burnett CJ, Krashes MJ. Acute Glucose Response Properties Beyond Feeding. Trends Mol Med. 2016 Apr 1; 22 (2016 Apr 1; 5; 22):356-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Krashes MJ, Lowell BB, Garfield AS. Melanocortin-4 receptor-regulated energy homeostasis. Nat Neurosci. 2016 Jan 27; 19 (2016 Jan 27; 19; 2):206-19. [Full Text/Abstract]
Nakajima K, Cui Z, Li C, Meister J, Cui Y, Fu O, Smith AS, Jain S, Lowell BB, Krashes MJ, Wess J. Gs-coupled GPCR signalling in AgRP neurons triggers sustained increase in food intake. Nat Commun. 2016 Jan 8; 7 (2016 Jan 8; 7):10268. [Full Text/Abstract]
Denis RG, Joly-Amado A, Webber E, Langlet F, Schaeffer M, Padilla SL, Cansell C, Dehouck B, Castel J, Delbès AS, Martinez S, Lacombe A, Rouch C, Kassis N, Fehrentz JA, Martinez J, Verdié P, Hnasko TS, Palmiter RD, Krashes MJ, Güler AD, Magnan C, Luquet S. Palatability Can Drive Feeding Independent of AgRP Neurons. Cell Metab. 2015 Aug 12; 22 (2015 Aug 12; 4; 22):646-57. [Full Text/Abstract]
Webber ES, Bonci A, Krashes MJ. The elegance of energy balance: Insight from circuit-level manipulations. Synapse. 2015 Jun 30; 69 (69; 2015 Jun 30; 9):461-74. [Full Text/Abstract]
Vardy E, Robinson JE, Li C, Olsen RHJ, DiBerto JF, Giguere PM, Sassano FM, Huang XP, Zhu H, Urban DJ, White KL, Rittiner JE, Crowley NA, Pleil KE, Mazzone CM, Mosier PD, Song J, Kash TL, Malanga CJ, Krashes MJ, Roth BL. A New DREADD Facilitates the Multiplexed Chemogenetic Interrogation of Behavior. Neuron. 2015 Apr 29; 86 (86; 4; 2015 Apr 29):936-46. [Full Text/Abstract]
Garfield AS, Li C, Madara JC, Shah BP, Webber E, Steger JS, Campbell JN, Gavrilova O, Lee CE, Olson DP, Elmquist JK, Tannous BA, Krashes MJ, Lowell BB. A neural basis for melanocortin-4 receptor-regulated appetite. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Apr 27; 18 (6; 2015 Apr 27; 18):863-71. [Full Text/Abstract]
Krashes MJ, Shah BP, Madara JC, Olson DP, Strochlic DE, Garfield AS, Vong L, Pei H, Watabe-Uchida M, Uchida N, Liberles SD, Lowell BB. An excitatory paraventricular nucleus to AgRP neuron circuit that drives hunger. Nature. 2014 Mar 13; 507 (7491; 507; 2014 Mar 13):238-42. [Full Text/Abstract]
Burke CJ, Huetteroth W, Owald D, Perisse E, Krashes MJ, Das G, Gohl D, Silies M, Certel S, Waddell S. Layered reward signalling through octopamine and dopamine in Drosophila. Nature. 2012 Dec 20; 492 (2012 Dec 20; 492; 7429):433-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
Krashes MJ, Koda S, Ye C, Rogan SC, Adams AC, Cusher DS, Maratos-Flier E, Roth BL, Lowell BB. Rapid, reversible activation of AgRP neurons drives feeding behavior in mice. J Clin Invest. 2011 Apr; 121 (2011 Apr; 121; 4):1424-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Krashes MJ, DasGupta S, Vreede A, White B, Armstrong JD, Waddell S. A neural circuit mechanism integrating motivational state with memory expression in Drosophila. Cell. 2009 Oct 16; 139 (2009 Oct 16; 2; 139):416-27. [Full Text/Abstract]
Krashes MJ, Keene AC, Leung B, Armstrong JD, Waddell S. Sequential use of mushroom body neuron subsets during drosophila odor memory processing. Neuron. 2007 Jan 4; 53 (2007 Jan 4; 53; 1):103-15. [Full Text/Abstract]