Speaker articles

Take a look at what some of our Neurometabolism in health and disease speakers have published recently and chat with them about their work in Singapore.

Keynote Speakers

Jeffrey Friedman, The Rockefeller University, USA
A Role of Drd2 Hippocampal Neurons in Context-Dependent Food Intake
Top-down control of conditioned overconsumption is mediated by insular cortex Nos1 neurons


Ivan De Araujo, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA  
An inter-organ neural circuit for appetite suppression  

Jens Brüning, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Germany  
GLP-1 Receptor Signaling in Astrocytes Regulates Fatty Acid Oxidation, Mitochondrial Integrity, and Function

Issac Chiu, Harvard University, USA
Nociceptor neurons direct goblet cells via a CGRP-RAMP1 axis to drive mucus production and gut barrier protection

Daniela Cota, Université de Bordeaux, France

Alain Dagher, McGill University, Canada
Relationship between impulsivity, uncontrolled eating and body mass index: a hierarchical model

Sabrina Diano, Columbia University, Institute of Human Nutrition, USA
Microglial UCP2 Mediates Inflammation and Obesity Induced by High-Fat Feeding

Ana Domingos, University of Oxford, UK
The sympathetic nervous system in the 21st century: Neuroimmune interactions in metabolic homeostasis and obesity

Yu Fu, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology - A*STAR, Singapore  
A neural circuit for excessive feeding driven by environmental context in mice

Tamas Horvath, Yale School of Medicine, USA
LINE-1 activation in the cerebellum drives ataxia

Holly Ingraham, University of California, San Francisco, USA
An evolutionary trade-off between host immunity and metabolism drives fatty liver in male mice

Martin Klingenspor, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Loss of UCP1 function augments recruitment of futile lipid cycling for thermogenesis in murine brown fat

Yulong Li, Peking University School of Life Sciences, China
A sensitive GRAB sensor for detecting extracellular ATP in vitro and in vivo

Christian Luscher, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Depression of Accumbal to Lateral Hypothalamic Synapses Gates Overeating

Irene Miguel-Aliaga, MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences, UK
Sex Differences in Intestinal Carbohydrate Metabolism Promote Food Intake and Sperm Maturation

Róisín M. Owens, University of Cambridge, UK
Biomembranes in bioelectronic sensing

Soyoung Park, Charité mental Health, Germany
Eating to dare - Nutrition impacts human risky decision and related brain function

Greg S.B. Suh, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, USA & Korea Advanced Institute of
Science and Technology, Korea

Periphery signals generated by Piezo-mediated stomach stretch and Neuromedin-mediated glucose load regulate the Drosophila brain nutrient sensor

Marc Tittgemeyer, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Germany
GLP-1 and hunger modulate incentive motivation depending on insulin sensitivity in humans

José Henrique Veiga-Fernandes, Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal
Neuro-mesenchymal units control ILC2 and obesity via a brain-adipose circuit

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