Presentations

Conference Presentations

This page contains links to presentations made at recent conferences, highlighting the ongoing research in my lab and with collaborators in the Minnesota Obesity Neuroscience Lab.

2014

Duffy CM, Nixon JP, Billington CJ, Kotz CM, and TA Butterick, 2014. Role of orexin A signaling in dietary saturated fatty acid activated microglial cells. Program No. 611.06. 2014 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Noble EE, de Dieuleveult A, Duffy CM, Lee RE, Nixon JP, Butterick TA, Billington CJ, Kotz CM, C. Wang, 2014. Impact of environmental enrichment on individual food intake and expression of hypothalamic genes related to energy balance. Program No. 834.26. 2014 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

2013

Duffy CM, Billington CJ, Kotz CM, Nixon JP, and TA Butterick, 2013. Determining the mechanism of orexin A induced neuroprotection in an ex vivo arcuate nucleus model. Program No. 538.10. 2013 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

2012

Nixon JP and CM Kotz, 2012. Effect of Dorsomedial Hypothalamic Nucleus Orexin Signaling on Body Weight, Food Intake, and Physical Activity in Rats. Program No. 389.04. 2012 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Duffy CM, Butterick TA, Nixon JP, Billington CJ, and CM Kotz, 2012. Orexin A protects against fatty acid induced apoptosis in hypothalamic cells. Program No. 62.06. 2012 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Butterick TA, Little M, Nixon JP, Billington CJ, Kotz CM, and CF Wang, 2012. Neuroprotective effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids in an in vitro hypothalamic model. Zurich, Switzerland: Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior. Appetite 59(1): e1-e61.

2011

Nixon JP, Butterick TA, Pérez-Leighton CE, and CM Kotz, 2011. Effect of orexin A on neuropeptide Y expression in a novel immortalized hypothalamic cell line. Program No. 88.03. 2011 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Butterick TA, Nixon JP, Pérez-Leighton CE, Billington CJ, and CM Kotz, 2011. Orexin A influences lipid peroxidation and neuronal metabolic status in a novel immortalized hypothalamic cell line. Program No. 88.04. 2011 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

2010

Nixon JP, Pérez-Leighton CE, and CM Kotz, 2010. Evaluation of orexin siRNA Effects on body weight, food intake and activity in rats. Program No. 191.10. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Nixon JP and CM Kotz, 2010. Orexin siRNA effects on food intake and activity in rats. Program No. 1155. Washington, DC: American Association of Dental Research 39th Annual Meeting, Washington DC. Journal of Dental Research, Special Issue 89A. Online.

2009

Nixon JP, Sweet DC, Billington CJ, and CM Kotz, 2009. Empirical testing of a diffusion model for central injection of peptides important in feeding and obesity. Program No. 374.15. 2009 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Castillo-Ruiz A, Nixon JP, Smale L, and AA Nunez, 2009. Wheel-running in day-active and night-active grass rats is related to increased Fos expression in non-dopaminergic cells of the reward system. Program No. 278.1. 2009 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

2008

Nixon JP, Zhang M, Novak CM, Levine JA, and CM Kotz, 2008. Evaluation of a quantitative magnetic resonance imaging system for whole body composition analysis in rodents. Program No. 284.9. 2008 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online.

Nixon JP, Teske JA, Billington CJ, and CM Kotz, 2008. Orexin A-induced activity is inversely correlated with body weight gain and may promote weight loss in rats. Paris, France: Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior. Appetite 51(2): 288.

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