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IDO predicts death in NEN

Prof. Joerg Schefold of the Bern University Hospital, Switzerland talks about his latest publication in Neuroendocrinology – ‘Increased activity of the immunoregulatory enzyme Indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) with consecutive tryptophan depletion predicts death in patients with neuroendocrine neoplasia’. Interview by Dr Julie Ann Lough

Catecholamine metabolism induces mitochondrial DNA deletions and leads to severe adrenal degeneration during aging

Prof. Rudi Wiesner of the University of Cologne, Germany discusses his recent paper ‘Catecholamine metabolism induces mitochondrial DNA deletions and leads to severe adrenal degeneration during aging’, published in Neuroendocrinology. Prof. Wiesner’s group investigate the mechanisms of mitochondrial loss of function and centres around deciphering this process to be able to slow it down and … Read more “Catecholamine metabolism induces mitochondrial DNA deletions and leads to severe adrenal degeneration during aging”

Social Separation and HPA recovery

In this episode we are joined by Jack Taylor to talk about his manuscript ‘Reunion behavior after social separation is associated with enhanced HPA recovery in young marmoset monkeys‘ published in Psychoneuroendocrinology. Jack is a doctoral student in the Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Hypothalamic apelin/reactive oxygen species and hepatic glucose metabolism

In the latest episode of NeuroEndoNow we hear from first author, Anne Drougard, on her paper ‘Hypothalamic apelin/reactive oxygen species signaling controls hepatic glucose metabolism in the onset of diabetes.’ Anne completed this work as part of her doctoral research at the French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM).

Leptin and Taste Buds

In this latest episode we hear from first author, Tricia Meredith, on her paper ‘Leptin’s Effect on Taste Bud Calcium Responses and Transmitter Secretion‘ published in Chemical Senses. Tricia undertook this work during her postdoctoral work in the lab of Dr Stephen Roper in the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami.

Voluntary Exercise Adapts the Hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid Axis in Male Rats

In this episode we hear from Patricia Joseph-Bravo, on how voluntary exercise can adapt the hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid axis and the potential implications this has for humans, especially in relation to obesity. This talk focuses on her article ‘Voluntary exercise adapts the hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid axis in male rats’, published in Endocrinology. Patricia is a Group Head at the National … Read more “Voluntary Exercise Adapts the Hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid Axis in Male Rats”

Health Outcomes in Acromegaly: Depression and Anxiety – with Victor Geraedts

In today’s episode we take a look at the health outcomes in Acromegaly and how depression and anxiety are potential targets for improving reduced quality of life in patients. We are joined by Victor Geraedts, a guest researcher at the Max Planck Institue for Psychiatry, Munich and a Medical Intern at Leiden University Medical Center. … Read more “Health Outcomes in Acromegaly: Depression and Anxiety – with Victor Geraedts”

Androgen and Circadian Timing System – with Dr Michael Sellix

In today’s episode of NeuroEndoNow we hear from Dr Michael Sellix, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Endocrine/Metabolism at the University of Rochester Medical Centre. Dr Sellix discusses his recent paper ‘Developmental programming by androgen affects the circadian timing system in female mice‘ published in Biology of Reproduction, April 2015.  

Diet Induced Hyperleptinemia and Ghrelin Resistance

In this episode of NeuroEndoNow Dr Zane Andrews from Monash University discusses his paper published in Neuroendocrinology on ‘Evidence that diet-induced hyperleptinemia, but not hypothalamic gliosis, causes ghrelin resistance in NPY/AgRP neurons of male mice.‘ Dr Andrews studies how the brain regulates food intake and body weight during different metabolic states and in response to … Read more “Diet Induced Hyperleptinemia and Ghrelin Resistance”

Doyens of Neuroendocrinology: Ernst Knobil

In this latest episode of NeuroEndoNow Professor Tony Plant from the University of Pittsburgh discusses Ernst Knobil. If you want to learn more about Ernst Knobil then please see In Memoriam: Ernst Knobil (1926–2000) Endocrinology. 2001. 142:5047–9.

Masterclass Series in Neuroendocrinology: Neurophysiology of Neuroendocrine Neurons

In this latest instalment of NeuroEndoNow we learn about the Masterclass Series in Neuroendocrinology, a new series of books covering past and present research in neuroendocrinology. The series, aimed at PhD students and above with an enthusiasm for neuroendocrinology is edited by Dr Bill Armstrong and Dr John Russell. In this podcast Dr Bill Armstrong … Read more “Masterclass Series in Neuroendocrinology: Neurophysiology of Neuroendocrine Neurons”

Restoration of Glucocorticoid Sensitivity Through Inhibition of HSP90

In this latest episode of NeuroEndoNow senior author Dr Marcelo Paez-Pereda discusses his recent paper ‘A C-terminal HSP90 inhibitor restores glucocorticoid sensitivity and relieves a mouse allograft model of Cushing disease.’ published in Nature Medicine. Marcelo Paez-Pereda is an award-winning neuroendocrinologist at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany. In 2010, he was appointed as Coordinator of Technology Transfer. … Read more “Restoration of Glucocorticoid Sensitivity Through Inhibition of HSP90”

The Effect of acyl-ghrelin on neurogenesis and pattern separation

In this episode of NeuroEndoNow, first author Brianne Kent discusses her recent paper ‘The orexigenic hormone acyl-ghrelin increases adult hippocampal neurogenesis and enhances pattern separation’ published in Psychoneuroendocrinology. Brianne is a final year PhD student working with Dr Lisa Saksida and Professor Tim Bussey at the University of Cambridge. The work presented here was in collaboration … Read more “The Effect of acyl-ghrelin on neurogenesis and pattern separation”

Don McCann Doyen of Neuroendocrinology

In this episode Professor Robert Millar, Editor-in-Chief of Neuroendocrinology talks with Professor Sergio Ojeda about Don McCann, a Doyen of Neuroendocrinology and one of the leading experts in the field. Prof Ojeda did his postdoctoral training in the lab of Don McCann and is Senior Scientist at the Oregon National Primate Research Center.

Regulation of Growth Hormone by NPY

In this podcast we talk with Professor Chen and Dr Steyn on their recent work ‘Actions of NPY, and its Y1 and Y2 Receptors on Pulsatile Growth Hormone Secretion during the Fed and Fasted State’ recently published in Journal of Neuroscience. You can download a copy of the paper here .

Introducing our new Podcast!

In our first instalment of the NeuroEndoNow podcast we are joined by Professor Robert Millar, Editor in Chief of Neuroendocrinology, and Dr Nick Oswald Founder of Science Squared. In this episode you will learn what NeuroEndoNow is all about, and how to get involved. Interested in getting your research highlighted in NeuroEndoNow? Just enter your … Read more “Introducing our new Podcast!”