Karolina P. Skibicka
Lloyd & Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair in Metabolic Physiology
Central nervous system governs feeding behaviour and importantly, vice versa, the food consumed and the resulting neural and hormonal gut signals affect a broad network of neural circuits and behaviours.
- Nutritional Sciences - NUTR
- Graduate Program
- PhD in Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
University Park , PA 16802
1) Gut-brain axis control of motivated behavior for food and substances of abuse.
2) Novel behavioral consequences of gut-brain axis activation: investigation of impulsivity, stress, anxiety, and sociability.
3) Neuroanatomical and neurochemical mediators of glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) and GLP-1 analogs.
4) Neural substrates underlying estrogen's control of behavior.