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Title: Ventromedial hypothalamic neurones in energy homeostasis
Author: Hawke, Zoe Belinda
ISNI:       0000 0004 2670 0902
Awarding Body: University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2009
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The processes that control energy homeostasis are extremely complex and involve /nteractions between peripheral organs, the hypothalamus and the brainstem, as well as inputs from sensory and reward centres of the brain. Researchers have come a long way in recent years in elucidating the networks that control energy balance, but recent transgenic models have shown that over-emphasis may have been put on the arcuate nucleus Research is now shifting to extra-arcuate sites'including the ventromedial nucleus (VMN) which, unlike characterised in terms of its cellular phenotypes.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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