In: Nature Communications PMID: 31664021 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12895-y Abstract: Behavioral impulsivity is common in various psychiatric and metabolic disorders. Here we identify a hypothalamus to telencephalon neural pathway for regulating impulsivity involving communication from melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH)-expressing lateral hypothalamic neurons to the ventral hippocampus subregion (vHP). Results show that both site-specific upregulation (pharmacological or chemogenetic) and […]
Ben, Lauren and Nicollette presented their work at SFN’s annual meeting in Chicago. Their posters stimulated much interest and discussion. Afterwards, the lab enjoyed a celebratory meal at the Purple Pig! See you next year in DC.