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Mitchell CS; Goodman EK; Tedesco CR; Nguyen K; Zhang L; Herzog H; Begg DP, 2022, 'The Effect of Dietary Fat and Sucrose on Cognitive Functioning in Mice Lacking Insulin Signaling in Neuropeptide Y Neurons', Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 13, pp. 841935, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2022.841935

Goodman EK; Mitchell CS; Teo JD; Gladding JM; Abbott KN; Rafiei N; Zhang L; Herzog H; Begg DP, 2022, 'The effect of insulin receptor deletion in neuropeptide Y neurons on hippocampal dependent cognitive function in aging mice', Journal of Integrative Neuroscience, vol. 21, pp. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.31083/j.jin2101006

Homberg JR; Adan RAH; Alenina N; Asiminas A; Bader M; Beckers T; Begg DP; Blokland A; Burger ME; van Dijk G; Eisel ULM; Elgersma Y; Englitz B; Fernandez-Ruiz A; Fitzsimons CP; van Dam AM; Gass P; Grandjean J; Havekes R; Henckens MJAG; Herden C; Hut RA; Jarrett W; Jeffrey K; Jezova D; Kalsbeek A; Kamermans M; Kas MJ; Kasri NN; Kiliaan AJ; Kolk SM; Korosi A; Korte SM; Kozicz T; Kushner SA; Leech K; Lesch KP; Lesscher H; Lucassen PJ; Luthi A; Ma L; Mallien AS; Meerlo P; Mejias JF; Meye FJ; Mitchell AS; Mul JD; Olcese U; González AO; Olivier JDA; Pasqualetti M; Pennartz CMA; Popik P; Prickaerts J; de la Prida LM; Ribeiro S; Roozendaal B; Rossato JI; Salari AA; Schoemaker RG; Smit AB; Vanderschuren LJMJ; Takeuchi T; van der Veen R; Smidt MP; Vyazovskiy VV; Wiesmann M; Wierenga CJ; Williams B; Willuhn I; Wöhr M; Wolvekamp M; van der Zee EA; Genzel L, 2021, 'The continued need for animals to advance brain research', Neuron, vol. 109, pp. 2374 - 2379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2021.07.015

Le JT; Watson P; Begg D; Albertella L; Le Pelley ME, 2021, 'Physiological and subjective validation of a novel stress procedure: The Simple Singing Stress Procedure', Behavior Research Methods, vol. 53, pp. 1478 - 1487, http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13428-020-01505-1

Mitchell CS; Premaratna SD; Bennett G; Lambrou M; Stahl LA; Jois M; Barber E; Antoniadis CP; Woods SC; Cameron-Smith D; Weisinger RS; Begg DP, 2021, 'Inhibition of the Renin-Angiotensin System Reduces Gene Expression of Inflammatory Mediators in Adipose Tissue Independent of Energy Balance', Frontiers in Endocrinology, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2021.682726

Flavel M; Ellis TP; Stahl L; Begg D; Smythe J; Ilag LL; Weisinger RS; Kitchen B; Jois M, 2021, 'Polyphenol rich sugarcane extract reduces body weight in c57/bl6j mice fed a high fat, high carbohydrate diet', Applied Sciences (Switzerland), vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app11115163

Sucquart IE; Nagarkar R; Edwards MC; Rodriguez Paris V; Aflatounian A; Bertoldo MJ; Campbell RE; Gilchrist RB; Begg DP; Handelsman DJ; Padmanabhan V; Anderson RA; Walters KA, 2021, 'Neurokinin 3 Receptor Antagonism Ameliorates Key Metabolic Features in a Hyperandrogenic PCOS Mouse Model', Endocrinology (United States), vol. 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/endocr/bqab020

Mitchell CS; Begg DP, 2021, 'The regulation of food intake by insulin in the central nervous system', Journal of Neuroendocrinology, vol. 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jne.12952

Begg DP; Sinclair AJ; Weisinger RS, 2020, 'Impaired Fluid Intake, but Not Sodium Appetite, in Aged Rats Is Mediated by the Cyclooxygenase-Prostaglandin E2 Pathway', Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 12, pp. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2020.00019

Ip CK; Zhang L; Farzi A; Qi Y; Clarke I; Reed F; Shi YC; Enriquez R; Dayas C; Graham B; Begg D; Brüning JC; Lee NJ; Hernandez-Sanchez D; Gopalasingam G; Koller J; Tasan R; Sperk G; Herzog H, 2019, 'Amygdala NPY Circuits Promote the Development of Accelerated Obesity under Chronic Stress Conditions', Cell Metabolism, vol. 30, pp. 111 - 128.e6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2019.04.001

Goulter N; Kimonis ER; Denson TF; Begg DP, 2019, 'Female primary and secondary psychopathic variants show distinct endocrine and psychophysiological profiles', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 104, pp. 7 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.02.011

Begg DP, 2019, 'Insulin transport and activity in the central nervous system', Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, vol. 13, pp. 40 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2016.10.054

Begg DP, 2019, 'Vertical sleeve gastrectomy and hypertension in diet-induced obese rodents', Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, vol. 13, pp. 278 - 278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2018.11.125

Gladding JM; Abbott KN; Antoniadis CP; Stuart A; Begg DP, 2018, 'The Effect of Intrahippocampal Insulin Infusion on Spatial Cognitive Function and Markers of Neuroinflammation in Diet-induced Obesity', Frontiers in Endocrinology, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2018.00752

Woods SC; May-Zhang AA; Begg DP, 2018, 'How and why do gastrointestinal peptides influence food intake?', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 193, pp. 218 - 222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.02.048

Loh K; Zhang L; Brandon A; Wang Q; Begg D; Qi Y; Fu M; Kulkarni R; Teo J; Baldock P; Bruning JC; Cooney G; Neely GG; Herzog H, 2017, 'Corrigendum to “Insulin controls food intake and energy balance via NPY neurons” [Mol Metabol 6 (2017) 574–584], (S2212877817301552), (10.1016/j.molmet.2017.03.013))', Molecular Metabolism, vol. 6, pp. 1562, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molmet.2017.06.017

Begg DP, 2017, 'Disturbances of thirst and fluid balance associated with aging', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 178, pp. 28 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2017.03.003

Woods SC; May AA; Liu M; Tso P; Begg DP, 2017, 'Using the cerebrospinal fluid to understand ingestive behavior', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 178, pp. 172 - 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.11.037

Loh K; Zhang L; Brandon A; Wang Q; Begg D; Qi Y; Fu M; Kulkarni R; Teo J; Baldock P; Brüning JC; Cooney G; Neely G; Herzog H, 2017, 'Insulin controls food intake and energy balance via NPY neurons', Molecular Metabolism, vol. 6, pp. 574 - 584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molmet.2017.03.013

Rodger P; Jois M; Weisinger R; Begg D, 2017, 'Molasses extract improves body composition and glucose metabolism of mice on a high-fat diet', Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, vol. 8, pp. 82 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnim.2017.04.080

May AA; Liu M; Woods SC; Begg DP, 2016, 'CCK increases the transport of insulin into the brain', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 165, pp. 392 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.08.025

Woods SC; Begg DP, 2016, 'Regulation of the motivation to eat', Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, vol. 27, pp. 15 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/7854_2015_381

Obici S; Magrisso IJ; Ghazarian AS; Shirazian A; Miller JR; Loyd CM; Begg DP; Krawczewski Carhuatanta KA; Haas MK; Davis JF; Woods SC; Sandoval DA; Seeley RJ; Goodyear LJ; Pothos EN; Mul JD, 2015, 'Moderate voluntary exercise attenuates the metabolic syndrome in melanocortin-4 receptor-deficient rats showing central dopaminergic dysregulation', Molecular Metabolism, vol. 4, pp. 692 - 705, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molmet.2015.07.003

Woods SC; Begg DP, 2015, 'Food for thought: Revisiting the complexity of food intake', Cell Metabolism, vol. 22, pp. 348 - 351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2015.08.017

Begg DP; May AA; Mul JD; Liu M; D'Alessio DA; Seeley RJ; Woods SC, 2015, 'InsulinDetemir is transported fromblood to cerebrospinal fluid and has prolonged central anorectic action relative to NPH Insulin', Diabetes, vol. 64, pp. 2457 - 2466, http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/db14-1364

Begg DP, 2015, 'Insulin Transport into the Brain and Cerebrospinal Fluid', Vitamins and Hormones, vol. 98, pp. 229 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.vh.2014.12.007

Mul JD; Begg DP; Haller AM; Pressler JW; Sorrell J; Woods SC; Farese RV; Seeley RJ; Sandoval DA, 2014, 'MGAT2 deficiency and vertical sleeve gastrectomy have independent metabolic effects in the mouse', American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 307, pp. E1065 - E1072, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00376.2014

Begg DP; Steinbrecher KA; Mul JD; Chambers AP; Kohli R; Haller A; Cohen MB; Woods SC; Seeley RJ, 2014, 'Effect of guanylate cyclase-C activity on energy and glucose homeostasis', Diabetes, vol. 63, pp. 3798 - 3804, http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/db14-0160

Cichello SA; Begg D; Jois M; Weisinger R, 2014, 'Addition of 2% crushed fenugreek seed to a high-fat diet reduces bone mineral density in C57Bl/6J mice', Nutritional Therapy and Metabolism, vol. 32, pp. 146 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/NTM.2014.12690

Chambers AP; Smith EP; Begg DP; Grayson BE; Sisley S; Greer T; Sorrell J; Lemmen L; LaSance K; Woods SC; Seeley RJ; D'Alessio DA; Sandoval DA, 2014, 'Regulation of gastric emptying rate and its role in nutrient-induced GLP-1 secretion in rats after vertical sleeve gastrectomy', American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00469.2013

Cichello SA; Begg D; Weisinger R, 2014, 'Anxiety behaviour displayed in C57BL/6J mice consuming coffee and cocoa, but not observed in mice consuming Japanese green tea in a high fat diet induced obesity model', Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science, vol. 2, pp. 33 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.12944/CRNFSJ.2.1.05

Hafandi A; Begg DP; Premaratna SD; Sinclair AJ; Jois M; Weisinger RS, 2014, 'Dietary repletion with ω3 fatty acid or with COX inhibition reverses cognitive effects in F3 ω3 fatty-acid-deficient mice', Comparative Medicine, vol. 64, pp. 106 - 109

Grayson BE; Fitzgerald MF; Hakala-Finch AP; Ferris VM; Begg DP; Tong J; Woods SC; Seeley RJ; Davidson TL; Benoit SC, 2014, 'Improvements in hippocampal-dependent memory and microglial infiltration with calorie restriction and gastric bypass surgery, but not with vertical sleeve gastrectomy', International Journal of Obesity, vol. 38, pp. 349 - 356, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2013.100

Ryan KK; Mul JD; Clemmensen C; Egan AE; Begg DP; Halcomb K; Seeley RJ; Herman JP; Ulrich-Lai YM, 2014, 'Loss of melanocortin-4 receptor function attenuates HPA responses to psychological stress', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 42, pp. 98 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.01.010

Cichello SA; Begg DP; Jois M; Weisinger RS, 2013, 'Prevention of diet-induced obesity in C57BL/BJ mice with addition of 2 % dietary green tea but not with cocoa or coffee to a high-fat diet', Mediterranean Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, vol. 6, pp. 233 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12349-013-0137-z

Begg DP; Woods SC, 2013, 'Hedonic and homeostatic overlap following fat ingestion', Cell Metabolism, vol. 18, pp. 459 - 460, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2013.09.012

Begg DP; Woods SC, 2013, 'The endocrinology of food intake', Nature Reviews Endocrinology, vol. 9, pp. 584 - 597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrendo.2013.136

Cichello SA; Begg DP; Jois M; Weisinger RS, 2013, 'Prevention of diet-induced obesity in C57BL/BJ mice with addition of 2 % dietary green tea but not with cocoa or coffee to a high-fat diet', Mediterranean Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, vol. 6, pp. 233 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/s12349-013-0137-z

Mul JD; Seeley RJ; Woods SC; Begg DP, 2013, 'Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition reduces food intake and weight gain and improves glucose tolerance in melanocortin-4 receptor deficient female rats', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 121, pp. 43 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2013.01.013

Mul JD; Begg DP; Barrera JG; Li B; Matter EK; D'Alessio DA; Woods SC; Seeley RJ; Sandoval DA, 2013, 'High-fat diet changes the temporal profile of GLP-1 receptor-mediated hypophagia in rats', American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol. 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00588.2012

Stemmer K; Bielohuby M; Grayson BE; Begg DP; Chambers AP; Neff C; Woods SC; Erben RG; Tschöp MH; Bidlingmaier M; Clemens TL; Seeley RJ, 2013, 'Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery but not vertical sleeve gastrectomy decreases bone mass in male rats', Endocrinology, vol. 154, pp. 2015 - 2024, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2012-2130

Begg DP; Mul JD; Liu M; Reedy BM; D'Alessio DA; Seeley RJ; Woods SC, 2013, 'Reversal of diet-induced obesity increases insulin transport into cerebrospinal fluid and restores sensitivity to the anorexic action of central insulin in male rats', Endocrinology, vol. 154, pp. 1047 - 1054, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/en.2012-1929

Begg DP; Woods SC, 2013, 'Interactions between the central nervous system and pancreatic islet secretions: A historical perspective', American Journal of Physiology - Advances in Physiology Education, vol. 37, pp. 53 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/advan.00167.2012

MacDonald L; Begg D; Weisinger RS; Kent S, 2012, 'Calorie restricted rats do not increase metabolic rate post-LPS, but do seek out warmer ambient temperatures to behaviourally induce a fever', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 107, pp. 762 - 772, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2012.06.009

Begg DP; Sinclair AJ; Weisinger RS, 2012, 'Reductions in water and sodium intake by aged male and female rats', Nutrition Research, vol. 32, pp. 865 - 872, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nutres.2012.09.014

Begg DP; Sinclair AJ; Weisinger RS, 2012, 'Thirst deficits in aged rats are reversed by dietary omega-3 fatty acid supplementation', Neurobiology of Aging, vol. 33, pp. 2422 - 2430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2011.12.001

Liu M; Shen L; Begg DP; D'alessio DA; Woods SC, 2012, 'Insulin increases central apolipoprotein E levels as revealed by an improved technique for collection of cerebrospinal fluid from rats', Journal of Neuroscience Methods, vol. 209, pp. 106 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2012.05.034

Mul JD; Begg DP; Alsters SIM; van Haaften G; Duran KJ; D'Alessio DA; le Roux CW; Woods SC; Sandoval DA; Blakemore AIF; Cuppen E; van Haelst MM; Seeley RJ, 2012, 'Effect of Vertical sleeve gastrectomy in melanocortin receptor 4-deficient rats', American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 303, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00159.2012

Yoshimichi G; Lo CC; Tamashiro KLK; Ma L; Lee DM; Begg DP; Liu M; Sakai RR; Woods SC; Yoshimatsu H; Tso P, 2012, 'Effect of peripheral administration of cholecystokinin on food intake in apolipoprotein AIV knockout mice', American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, vol. 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpgi.00325.2010

Begg DP; Puskás LG; Kitajka K; Ménesi D; Allen AM; Li D; Mathai ML; Shi JR; Sinclair AJ; Weisinger RS, 2012, 'Hypothalamic gene expression in ω-3 PUFA-deficient male rats before, and following, development of hypertension', Hypertension Research, vol. 35, pp. 381 - 387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/hr.2011.194


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