This project has a Band 3 fee. Details of our different fee bands can be found on our website. For information on how to apply for this project, please visit the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health Doctoral Academy website. Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
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Dodd, G.T., Mancini, G., Lutz, B. and Luckman, S.M., 2010, The peptide hemopressin acts through CB1 cannabinoid receptors to reduce food intake in rats and mice. J. Neurosci. 30: 7369-7376.
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Dodd, G.T., Worth, A.A., Hodkinson, D.J., Srivastava, R.K., Lutz, B., Williams, S.R. and Luckman, S.M., 2013, Central functional response to the novel peptide cannabinoid, hemopressin. Neuropharmacology 71: 27-36 (epub Mar 7).
Dodd, G.T., Worth, A.A., Nunn, N., Korpal, A.K., Bechtold, D.A., Allison, M.B., Myers, M.G., Statnick, M.A. and Luckman, S.M., 2014,The thermogenic effect of leptin is dependent on a distinct population of prolactin-releasing peptide (PrRP) neurons in the dorsomedial hypothalamus. Cell Metab. 20: 1-11 (epub Aug 28).