1. Leshan RL, Louis GW, Jo YH, Rhodes CJ, Munzberg H, and Myers MG Jr. Direct innervation of GnRH neurons by metabolism- and sexual odorant-sensing leptin receptor neurons in the hypothalamic ventral premammilary nucleus. J Neurosci. 2009 Mar 11;29(10):3138-47. PMID: 19279251
  2. Mori H, Inoki K, Munzberg H, Opland D, Faouzi M, Villanueva EC, Ikenoue T, Kwiatkowski D, MacDougald OA, Myers MG Jr#, and Guan KL#. Critical role for hypothalamic mTOR activity in energy balance. Cell Metab. 2009 Apr;9(4):362-74. PMID: 19356717 (#corresponding authors). PMCID: PMC2790375
  3. Robertson SA, Koleva RI, Argetsinger LS, Carter-Su C, Marto JA, Feener EP, Myers, MG Jr. Regulation of Jak2 function by phosphorylation of Tyr317 and Tyr637 during cytokine signaling. Mol Cell Biol. 2009 Jun;29(12):3367-78. Epub 2009 Apr 13. PMID: 19364823 PMCID: PMC2698725
  4. Leinninger GM, Jo YH, Leshan RL, Louis GW, Barrera JG, Wilson H, Yang H, Opland D, Faouzi M, Gong Y, Jones JC, Rhodes CJ, Chua Sc Jr, Seeley RJ, Becker JB, Münzberg H, Myers MG Jr. Lateral hypothalamic leptin receptor neurons control the mesolimbic dopamine system and energy balance. Cell Metab. 2009 Aug;10(2):89-98. PMID: 19656487
  5. Villanueva EC, Münzberg H, Cota D, Leshan RL, Kopp K, Ishida-Takahashi R, Jones JC, Fingar DC, Seeley RJ, and Myers MG Jr. Complex regulation of mTORC1 in the basomedial hypothalamus by leptin and nutritional status. Endocrinology 2009 Oct;150(10):4541-51. Epub 2009 Jul 23. PMID: 19628573 PMCID: PMC2754689 [Available on 2010/10/1]
  6. Mori H, Inoki K, Opland D, Münzberg H, Villanueva EC, Faouzi M, Ikenoue M, Kwiatkowski D, MacDougald OA, Myers MG Jr, and Guan KL. Critical roles for the TSC-mTOR pathway in b-cell function. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19690069.
  7. Robertson SA, Ishida-Takahashi R, Tawara I, Hu J, Jones JC, Kulkarni RN, and Myers MG Jr. The role of Jak2-dependent signals in leptin action. Diabetes. 2010 Apr;59(4):782-90. Epub 2010 Jan 12.PMID: 20068132.
  8. Leshan RL, Opland DM, Louis GW, Leinninger GM, Patterson CM, Rhodes CJ, Münzberg HM, and Myers MG Jr. VTA Leptin Receptor Neurons Specifically Project to and Regulate CART Neurons of the Extended Central Amygdala. J Neurosci. 2010 Apr 21;30(16):5713-23. PMID: 20410123
  9. Louis GW, Leinninger GM, Rhodes CJ, and Myers MG Jr. Direct innervation and modulation of orexin neurons by lateral hypothalamic LepRb neurons. J Neurosci. 2010, In Press.