Claire de La Serre, Department of Foods and Nutrition
Intact vagal gut-brain signaling prevents hyperphagia and excessive weight gain in response to high-fat high-sugar diet. McDougle M, Quinn D, Diepenbroek C, Singh A, de la Serre C, de Lartigue G. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2020 Jun 30:e13530. doi: 10.1111/apha.13530. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32603548

Ellen Evans, Chad Straight, Rachelle Reed, Department of Kinesiology, Alison Berg, Department of Foods and Nutrition
Exercise and Protein Effects on Strength and Function with Weight Loss in Older Women.
Evans EM, Straight CR, Reed RA, Berg AC, Rowe DA, Johnson MA. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2020 Jun 8. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002429. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32520876

Dulce Manaya, Anna turleh, Abhinav Joshi, Krzysztf Czaja Department of Veterinary Biosciences and Diagnostic Imaging, Tamas Nagy, Department of Pathology
Consumption of a high energy density diet triggers microbiota dysbiosis, hepatic lipidosis, and microglia activation in the nucleus of the solitary tract in rats.
Minaya DM, Turlej A, Joshi A, Nagy T, Weinstein N, DiLorenzo P, Hajnal A, Czaja K. Nutr Diabetes. 2020 Jun 9;10(1):20. doi: 10.1038/s41387-020-0119-4. PMID: 32518225

Sheba MohanKumar, PS MohanKumar Neuroendocrine Research Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine
Oleic acid stimulates monoamine efflux through PPAR-α: Differential effects in diet-induced obesity.
Jagannathan L, Socks E, Balasubramanian P, McGowan R, Herdt TM, Kianian R, MohanKumar SMJ, MohanKumar PS.  Life Sci. 2020 May 29;:117867. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 32479954 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Amar M Singh, Department of Biochemsitry and Molecular Biology
Human beige adipocytes for drug discovery and cell therapy in metabolic diseases.
Singh AM, et al. Nat Commun. 2020. PMID: 32488069

COVID-19 related home confinement in adults: weight gain risks and opportunities. 
Bhutani S, Cooper JA. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020. PMID: 32428295

Rubin, Donald L., Department of Communication Studies, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Paton, CM Dept of Foods and Nutrition and Dept of Food Science, Son Y Dept of Foods and Nutrition, Cooper J Dept of Foods and Nutrition
Free Fatty Acid-Induced Peptide YY Expression Is Dependent on TG Synthesis Rate and Xbp1 Splicing.

Paton CM, Son Y, Vaughan RA, Cooper JA. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 May 10;21(9):E3368. doi: 10.3390/ijms21093368. PMID: 32397573

Chahine, A Department of Psychology
The contribution of syndemic conditions to cardiovascular disease risk.
Rodriguez VJ, Chahine A, Parrish MS, Alcaide ML, Lee TK, Hurwitz B, Sawhney M, Weiss SM, Jones DL, Kumar M. AIDS Care. 2020 May 13:1-9. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2020.1761518. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32397737

BIrch, LL Department of Foods and Nutrition
The Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT) Responsive Parenting Intervention for Firstborns Affects Dietary Intake of Secondborn Infants.
Hohman EE, Savage JS, Birch LL, Paul IM. J Nutr. 2020 May 15:nxaa135. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxaa135. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32412629

Beach SRH, Dept of Psychology, Ong ML, Center for Family Research, Lei MK, Dept of Sociology, Ye K Dept of Genetics, Institute of Bioinformatics
Beach SRH, Ong ML, Lei MK, Klopack E, Carter SE, Simons RL, Gibbons FX, Lavner JA, Philibert RA, Ye K.
Childhood adversity is linked to adult health among African Americans via adolescent weight gain and effects are genetically moderated.
Dev Psychopathol
. 2020 May 6:1-18. doi: 10.1017/S0954579420000061. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 32372728

Yan, Y, College of Engineering
Zhou Z, Chen X, Sheng H, Shen X, Sun X, Yan Y, Wang J, Yuan Q.
Engineering probiotics as living diagnostics and therapeutics for improving human health.
Microb Cell Fact. 2020 Mar 4;19(1):56. doi: 10.1186/s12934-020-01318-z. Review. PMID: 32131831

J Rajbhandari-Thapa , J Ingels, K Thapa, Department of Health Policy and Management
Rajbhandari-Thapa J, Ingels J, Thapa K, Davis M, Corso P.
Longitudinal evaluation of the impact of school characteristics on changes in physical activity opportunities. PLoS One. 2020 Feb 6;15(2):e0228716. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228716. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32027725

JF Tyma, College of Veterinary Medicine
Hill JA, Tyma JF, Hayes GM, Radcliffe R, Fubini SL. Related Articles
Higher body mass index may increase the risk for the development of incisional complications in horses following emergency ventral midline celiotomy. Equine Vet J. 2020 Jan 29;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31994775 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

D. Zhang, Department of Health Policy and Managment
Yang S, Zhang X, Feng P, Wu T, Tian R, Zhang D, Zhao L, Xiao C, Zhou Z, He F, Cheng G, Jia P.
Access to fruit and vegetable markets and childhood obesity: A systematic review.
Obes Rev. 2020 Jan 14. doi: 10.1111/obr.12980. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31943666

Faruque S, Tong J, Lacmanovic V, Agbonghae C, Minaya DM, Czaja K, Veterinary Biosciences & Diagnostic Imaging, College of Veterinary Medicine
Faruque S, Tong J, Lacmanovic V, Agbonghae C, Minaya DM, Czaja K
The Dose Makes the Poison: Sugar and Obesity in the United States – a Review.
Pol J Food Nutr Sci. 2019;69(3):219-233. doi: 10.31883/pjfns/110735. PMID: 31938015

Chen C and Kim WK, Department of Poultry Science
Moseti D, Regassa A, Chen C, O K, Kim WK.
25-Hydroxycholesterol Inhibits Adipogenic Differentiation of C3H10T1/2 Pluripotent Stromal Cells.
Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Jan 9;21(2). pii: E412. doi: 10.3390/ijms21020412. PMID: 31936485

Montiel, MA Augusta University-The University of Georgia Medical Partnership, Athens, GA
Da Silva CC, Monteil MA, Davis EM.
Overweight and Obesity in Children Are Associated with an Abundance of Firmicutes and Reduction of Bifidobacterium in Their Gastrointestinal Microbiota.
Child Obes. 2020 Jan 14. doi: 10.1089/chi.2019.0280. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31934770

Pearson, RC Department of Kinesiology
Tinius RA, Blankenship MM, Furgal KE, Cade WT, Pearson KJ, Rowland NS, Pearson RC, Hoover DL, Maples JM.
Metabolic flexibility is impaired in women who are pregnant and overweight/obese and related to insulin resistance and inflammation.
Metabolism. 2020 Jan 10:154142. doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2020.154142. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31930973

Minaya DM, Department of Veterinary Biosciences and Diagnostic Imaging
Minaya DM, Di Lorenzo PM, Hajnal A, Czaja K.
Roux‑en‑Y gastric bypass surgery triggers rapid DNA fragmentation in vagal afferent neurons in rats.
Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars). 2019;79(4):432-444. PMID: 31885399 

G. Zhang, Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences
Lu B, Zhong J, Pan J, Yuan X, Ren M, Jiang L, Yang Y, Zhang G, Liu D, Zhang C.
Gdf11 gene transfer prevents high fat diet-induced obesity and improves metabolic homeostasis in obese and STZ-induced diabetic mice.
J Transl Med. 2019 Dec 17;17(1):422. doi: 10.1186/s12967-019-02166-1. PMID: 31847906

Dr. Emily Noble, Department of Foods and Nutrition
Suarez AN, Liu CM, Cortella AM, Noble EE, Kanoski SE.
Ghrelin and Orexin Interact to Increase Meal Size Through a Descending Hippocampus to Hindbrain Signaling Pathway.
Biol Psychiatry. 2019 Oct 29;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31836175 

Dr. Emily Noble, Department of Foods and Nutrition
Liu CM, Davis EA, Suarez AN, Wood RI, Noble EE, Kanoski SE
Sex Differences and Estrous Influences on Oxytocin Control of Food Intake
Neuroscience. 2019 Nov 15;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31738883

N. Sun,  Department of Management Information Systems, Terry College of Business
Wang L, Xu F, Brickell A, Sun N, Mao X, Zhang Q, Wang G, Zhou Q, Yang B, Li F, Yue L, Zhang W, Hao Y, Sun C.
Additional common loci associated with stroke and obesity identified using pleiotropic analytical approach
Mol Genet Genomics. 2019 Dec 7;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31813042

Max Owen, Ph.D. Brain and Behavior Sciences, Psychology Department, University of Georgia
Syan SK, Owens MM, Goodman B, Epstein LH, Meyre D, Sweet LH, MacKillop J.
Deficits in executive function and suppression of default mode network in obesity
Neuroimage Clin. 2019 Oct 26;24:102015. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 31795049 

Michael D. Schmidt, Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Department of Kinesiology (Exercise Science Programs)
Davis CL, Litwin SE, Pollock NK, Waller JL, Zhu H, Dong Y, Kapuku G, Bhagatwala J, Harris RA, Looney J, Williams CF, Armento A, Schmidt MD, Bassali R.
Exercise effects on arterial stiffness and heart health in children with excess weight: The SMART RCT.
Int J Obes (Lond). 2019 Nov 21;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31754238

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