Penny A. Dacks

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, United States 
neuroendocrinology, hypothalamus, feeding, temperature, metabolism
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Stephen H. Scott research assistant 2003-2004 Queens University
Naomi E. Rance grad student 2004-2010 University of Arizona
 (The neuronal circuitry of estrogenic effects on thermoregulation.)
Charles Vernon Mobbs post-doc 2010-2012 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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Moreno CL, Yang L, Dacks PA, et al. (2016) Role of Hypothalamic Creb-Binding Protein in Obesity and Molecular Reprogramming of Metabolic Substrates. Plos One. 11: e0166381
Rance NE, Dacks PA, Mittelman-Smith MA, et al. (2013) Modulation of body temperature and LH secretion by hypothalamic KNDy (kisspeptin, neurokinin B and dynorphin) neurons: a novel hypothesis on the mechanism of hot flushes. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. 34: 211-27
Moreno C, Yang L, Dacks P, et al. (2013) Regulation of peripheral metabolism by substrate partitioning in the brain. Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America. 42: 67-80
Dacks PA, Moreno CL, Kim ES, et al. (2013) Role of the hypothalamus in mediating protective effects of dietary restriction during aging. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. 34: 95-106
Dacks PA, Krajewski SJ, Rance NE. (2011) Activation of neurokinin 3 receptors in the median preoptic nucleus decreases core temperature in the rat. Endocrinology. 152: 4894-905
Dacks PA, Krajewski SJ, Rance NE. (2011) Ambient temperature and 17β-estradiol modify Fos immunoreactivity in the median preoptic nucleus, a putative regulator of skin vasomotion. Endocrinology. 152: 2750-9
Williams H, Dacks PA, Rance NE. (2010) An improved method for recording tail skin temperature in the rat reveals changes during the estrous cycle and effects of ovarian steroids. Endocrinology. 151: 5389-94
Rance NE, Krajewski SJ, Smith MA, et al. (2010) Neurokinin B and the hypothalamic regulation of reproduction. Brain Research. 1364: 116-28
Dacks PA, Rance NE. (2010) Effects of estradiol on the thermoneutral zone and core temperature in ovariectomized rats. Endocrinology. 151: 1187-93
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