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Dr. DiFeliceantonio's Publications

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Baugh ME, DiFeliceantonio AG. Obesity impairs brain responses to nutrients. Nat Metab. 2023 Jun;5(6):920-921. doi: 10.1038/s42255-023-00822-x. PMID: 37308723.

Edwin Thanarajah S, DiFeliceantonio AG, Albus K, Kuzmanovic B, Rigoux L, Iglesias S, Hanßen R, Schlamann M, Cornely OA, Brüning JC, Tittgemeyer M, Small DM. Habitual daily intake of a sweet and fatty snack modulates reward processing in humans. Cell Metab. 2023 Mar 15:S1550-4131(23)00051-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2023.02.015. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36958330.

Gearhardt AN, DiFeliceantonio AG. The risks of misclassifying addictive food substances as non-addictive. Addiction. 2023 Apr;118(4):605-606. doi: 10.1111/add.16140. Epub 2023 Feb 7. PMID: 36750376.

Caligiuri SPB, Howe WM, Wills L, Smith ACW, Lei Y, Bali P, Heyer MP, Moen JK, Ables JL, Elayouby KS, Williams M, Fillinger C, Oketokoun Z, Lehmann VE, DiFeliceantonio AG, Johnson PM, Beaumont K, Sebra RP, Ibanez-Tallon I, Kenny PJ. Hedgehog-interacting protein acts in the habenula to regulate nicotine intake. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 Nov 15;119(46):e2209870119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2209870119. Epub 2022 Nov 8. PMID: 36346845; PMCID: PMC9674224.

Gearhardt AN, DiFeliceantonio AG. Highly processed foods can be considered addictive substances based on established scientific criteria. Addiction. 2023 Apr;118(4):589-598. doi: 10.1111/add.16065. Epub 2022 Nov 9. PMID: 36349900.

Kelly AL, Baugh ME, Oster ME, DiFeliceantonio AG. The impact of caloric availability on eating behavior and ultra-processed food reward. Appetite. 2022 Nov 1;178:106274. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2022.106274. Epub 2022 Aug 10. PMID: 35963586.

Perszyk EE, Hutelin Z, Trinh J, Kanyamibwa A, Fromm S, Davis XS, Wall KM, Flack KD, DiFeliceantonio AG, Small DM. Fat and Carbohydrate Interact to Potentiate Food Reward in Healthy Weight but Not in Overweight or Obesity. Nutrients. 2021 Apr 6;13(4):1203. doi: 10.3390/nu13041203. PMID: 33917347; PMCID: PMC8067354.

Fromm S, Perszyk EE, Kanyamibwa A, Wall KM, Hutelin Z, Trinh J, Davis XS, Green BG, Flack KD, DiFeliceantonio A, Small DM. Development of MacroPics: A novel food picture set to dissociate the effects of carbohydrate and fat on eating behaviors. Appetite. 2020 Nov 23;159:105051. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2020.105051. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33242580.

Wall KM, Farruggia MC, Perszyk EE, Kanyamibwa A, Fromm S, Davis XS, Dalenberg JR, DiFeliceantonio AG, Small DM. No evidence for an association between obesity and milkshake liking. Int J Obes (Lond). 2020 Aug;44(8):1668-1677. doi: 10.1038/s41366-020-0583-x. Epub 2020 May 12. PubMed PMID: 32398755; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7387147.

Gritton HJ, Howe WM, Romano MF, DiFeliceantonio AG, Kramer MA, Saligrama V, Bucklin ME, Zemel D, Han X. Unique contributions of parvalbumin and cholinergic interneurons in organizing striatal networks during movement. Nat Neurosci. 2019 Apr;22(4):586-597. doi: 10.1038/s41593-019-0341-3. Epub 2019 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 30804530; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6744276.

Thanarajah SE, Backes H, DiFeliceantonio AG, Albus K, Cremer AL, Hanssen R, Lippert RN, Cornely OA, Small DM, Brüning JC, Tittgemeyer M. Food Intake Recruits Orosensory and Post-ingestive Dopaminergic Circuits to Affect Eating Desire in Humans. Cell Metab. 2019 Mar 5;29(3):695-706.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2018.12.006. Epub 2018 Dec 27. PubMed PMID: 30595479.

Small DM, DiFeliceantonio AG. Processed foods and food reward. Science. 2019 Jan 25;363(6425):346-347. doi: 10.1126/science.aav0556. PubMed PMID: 30679360.

DiFeliceantonio AG, Small DM. Dopamine and diet-induced obesity. Nat Neurosci. 2019 Jan;22(1):1-2. doi: 10.1038/s41593-018-0304-0. PubMed PMID: 30559474.

DiFeliceantonio AG, Coppin G, Rigoux L, Edwin Thanarajah S, Dagher A, Tittgemeyer M, Small DM. Supra-Additive Effects of Combining Fat and Carbohydrate on Food Reward. Cell Metab. 2018 Jul 3;28(1):33-44.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2018.05.018. Epub 2018 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 29909968.

DiFeliceantonio AG, Kenny PJ. Melanocortin 4 receptors switch reward to aversion. J Clin Invest. 2018 Jul 2;128(7):2757-2759. doi: 10.1172/JCI121653. Epub 2018 Jun 18. PubMed PMID: 29911995; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6025989.

DiFeliceantonio AG, Berridge KC. Dorsolateral neostriatum contribution to incentive salience: opioid or dopamine stimulation makes one reward cue more motivationally attractive than another. Eur J Neurosci. 2016 May;43(9):1203-18. doi: 10.1111/ejn.13220. Epub 2016 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 26924040; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4846486.

Richard JM, Castro DC, Difeliceantonio AG, Robinson MJ, Berridge KC. Mapping brain circuits of reward and motivation: in the footsteps of Ann Kelley. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2013 Nov;37(9 Pt A):1919-31. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2012.12.008. Epub 2012 Dec 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 23261404; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3706488.

DiFeliceantonio AG, Mabrouk OS, Kennedy RT, Berridge KC. Enkephalin surges in dorsal neostriatum as a signal to eat. Curr Biol. 2012 Oct 23;22(20):1918-24. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.08.014. Epub 2012 Sep 20. PubMed PMID: 23000149; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3482294.

DiFeliceantonio AG, Berridge KC. Which cue to 'want'? Opioid stimulation of central amygdala makes goal-trackers show stronger goal-tracking, just as sign-trackers show stronger sign-tracking. Behav Brain Res. 2012 May 1;230(2):399-408. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2012.02.032. Epub 2012 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 22391118; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3322261.

McGinty VB, Hayden BY, Heilbronner SR, Dumont EC, Graves SM, Mirrione MM, du Hoffmann J, Sartor GC, España RA, Millan EZ, Difeliceantonio AG, Marchant NJ, Napier TC, Root DH, Borgland SL, Treadway MT, Floresco SB, McGinty JF, Haber S. Emerging, reemerging, and forgotten brain areas of the reward circuit: Notes from the 2010 Motivational Neural Networks conference. Behav Brain Res. 2011 Nov 20;225(1):348-57. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2011.07.036. Epub 2011 Jul 26. Review. PubMed PMID: 21816177; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3445023.

Schramm-Sapyta NL, DiFeliceantonio AG, Foscue E, Glowacz S, Haseeb N, Wang N, Zhou C, Kuhn CM. Aversive effects of ethanol in adolescent versus adult rats: potential causes and implication for future drinking. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2010 Dec;34(12):2061-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2010.01302.x. Epub 2010 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 20860614; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2988872.

Berridge KC, Ho CY, Richard JM, DiFeliceantonio AG. The tempted brain eats: pleasure and desire circuits in obesity and eating disorders. Brain Res. 2010 Sep 2;1350:43-64. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2010.04.003. Epub 2010 Apr 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 20388498; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2913163.