Section on Motivational Processes Underlying Appetite

of the Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch

Our lab aims to better understand the neural underpinnings of hunger by interrogating and recording activity of specific subsets of cells under distinct contexts of feeding behavior.

Select Publications

Hunger-Driven Motivational State Competition.
Burnett CJ, Li C, Webber E, Tsaousidou E, Xue SY, Brüning JC, Krashes MJ.
Neuron (2016 Oct 5) 92:187-201. Abstract/Full Text
A neural basis for melanocortin-4 receptor-regulated appetite.
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.
Nat Neurosci (2015 Jun) 18:863-71. Abstract/Full Text
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