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Recent Selected Publications

Small DM, DiFeliceantonio AG. Processed food and food reward. Science. Jan 25;363(6425):346-347.PMID: 30679360

DiFeliceantonio AG, Small DM. (2019) Dopamine and diet-induced obesity: 10 years later. Nature Neuroscience. 22(1):1-2. PMID: 30559474

Edwin Thanarajah, S, Backes, H, DiFelicenatonio AG, Albus, K,Cremer AL, Hanssen, R,Lippert, RN, Cornely, OA, Small, DM., Brüning, JC, Tittgemeyer, M. (2018) Food intake recruits segregated orosensory and post-ingestive dopaminergic neural circuitries to affect eating desire, Cell Metabolism. S1550-4131(18)30743-5. PMID:30595479

A.G. DiFeliceantonio, G. Coppin, L. Rigoux, S.E. Thanarajah, A. Dagher, M. Tittgemeyer, D.M. Small “Supra-additive effects of combining fat and carbohydrate on food reward” Cell Metabolism, 2018 PubMed; In the News

M.G. Veldhuizen, R. K. Babbs, W. Fobbs, N.B. Kroemer, E. Garcia, Y. Yeomans, D.M. Small “Integration of sweet taste and metabolism determines sugar reward” Current Biology, 2017 27 2476-2485. PubMed; In the News

P. Geha, G, Cecchi, T. Constable, C Abdallah, D.M. Small “Reorganization of brain connectivity in obesity” Human Brain Mapping 2017 38(3) 1403-1420. PubMed

N.B. Kroemer, X. Sun, M.G. Veldhuizen, R.K. Babbs, I.E. de Araujo, D.M. Small “Weighing the evidence: Variance in brain response to milkshake is predictive of eating behavior” Neuroimage, 2016 128: 273-283 PubMed

X. Sun, N.B. Kroemer, M.G. Veldhuizen, A.E. Babbs, I.E. de Araujo, D.R. Gitelman R.S. Sherwin, R. Sinha D.M. Small “Basolateral amygdala response to food cues in the absence of hunger is associated with weight gain susceptibility”, Journal of Neuroscience, 2015 20(35): 7964-7976. PubMed

G. Coppin, S. Nolan-Poupart, M. Jones-Gotman and D.M. Small “Working memory and reward association learning impairments in obesity” Neuropsychologia, 2014, 65:146-155. PubMed

R.K. Babbs, X. Sun, J. Felsted, F. Chouinard-Decorte, M.G. Veldhuizen, D.M. Small “Decreased caudate response to milkshake is associated with higher body mass index and greater impulsivity” Physiology and Behavior, 2013, 121(10) 103-111. PubMed

I. de Araujo, T. Lin, M. Veldhuizen, D.M. Small “Metabolic regulation of brain response to food cues.” Current Biology, 2013, 23: 878-883. PubMed