Amber L Alhadeff, PhD

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Department: Neuroscience
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Carolyn Lynch Laboratories
University of Pennsylvania
433 S. University Avenue, Room 321
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4544
BA (Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2009.
MA (Psychology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
PhD (Psychology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Alhadeff Amber L, Betley J Nicholas: Escaping the Heat: A Hindbrain Circuit Essential for Nocifensive Behavior. Neuron 100(6): 1277-1279, Dec 2018.

He Zhenyan, Gao Yong, Alhadeff Amber L, Castorena Carlos M, Huang Yiru, Lieu Linh, Afrin Sadia, Sun Jia, Betley J Nicholas, Guo Hongbo, Williams Kevin W: Cellular and synaptic reorganization of arcuate NPY/AgRP and POMC neurons after exercise. Molecular metabolism 18: 107-119, Dec 2018.

Alhadeff AL, Su Z, Hernandez E, Klima ML, Phillips SZ, Holland RA, Guo C, Hantman AW, De Jonghe BC, Betley JN: Hunger inhibits inflammatory pain through a hypothalamic-hindbrain peptidergic circuit. Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. San Diego, CA 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Alhadeff AL, Su Z, Goldstein N, Betley JN: Calories are necessary and sufficient for sustained changes in hypothalamic neuron activity. The Obesity Society annual meeting. Nashville, TN 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Alhadeff Amber L, Su Zhenwei, Hernandez Elen, Klima Michelle L, Phillips Sophie Z, Holland Ruby A, Guo Caiying, Hantman Adam W, De Jonghe Bart C, Betley J Nicholas: A Neural Circuit for the Suppression of Pain by a Competing Need State. Cell 173(1): 140-152.e15, 03 2018.

Alhadeff AL, Hernandez E, Betley JN: Hunger inhibits pain responses through a hypothalamichindbrain peptidergic circuit. Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior meeting, Bonita Springs, FL. 2018 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Su Zhenwei, Alhadeff Amber L, Betley J Nicholas: Nutritive, Post-ingestive Signals Are the Primary Regulators of AgRP Neuron Activity. Cell reports 21(10): 2724-2736, Dec 2017.

Alhadeff Amber L, Mergler Blake D, Zimmer Derek J, Turner Christopher A, Reiner David J, Schmidt Heath D, Grill Harvey J, Hayes Matthew R: Endogenous Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Signaling in the Nucleus Tractus Solitarius is Required for Food Intake Control. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 42(7): 1471-1479, Jun 2017.

Alhadeff AL, Su Z, Betley JN: Hunger circuits modulate responses to competing survival needs. Keystone Symposia Conference: Neuronal Control of Appetite, Metabolism, and Weight, Copenhagen, Denmark 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Alhadeff AL, Su Z, Betley JN: Calories are required for sustained reductions in hypothalamic hunger neurons. Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society annual meeting. Washington, DC 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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