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NEUROSCIENCE

WESTERN DIET-INDUCED OBESITY INTERFERES WITH THE STRESS-RELIEVING EFFECTS OF PALATABLE FOODS
Khulood Almehmadi1,2, Dana Buesing1, Sarah Fourman1, Yvonne Ulrich-Lai1. 1Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology, Cincinnati, OH, USA 2Molecular, Cellular and Biochemical Pharmacology Graduate Program, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
BEHAVIORAL

ACTIVITY BASED ANOREXIA IN ADOLESCENT FEMALE RATS CAUSES DISRUPTION IN BRAIN MITOCHONDRIAL DYNAMICS
Harshit Bhasin, Matthew M. Hurley, Shannon C. O'Brien, S. Andrew Aston, Kellie L. Tamashiro, Timothy H. Moran. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
INTEGRATED/PHYSIOLOGY

DOSE-RELATED EFFECTS OF INTRADUODENAL ADMINISTRATION OF THE BITTER SUBSTANCE, QUININE, ON GASTRIC EMPTYING OF, AND PLASMA GLUCOSE AND GLUCOREGULATORY HORMONES IN RESPONSE TO, A MIXED-NUTRIENT DRINK IN MEN WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES (New Investigator Travel Awardee)
Vida Bitarafan1, Peyman Rezaie1, Kylie Lange1, Michael Horowitz1,2, Christine Feinle-Bisset1. 1Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia 2Endocrine and Metabolic Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
EFFECTS OF INTRADUODENAL OR INTRAGASTRIC ADMINISTRATION OF A BITTER HOP EXTRACT (HUMULUS LUPULUS L.), ON UPPER GUT MOTILITY, GUT HORMONE SECRETION AND ENERGY INTAKE IN HEALTHY-WEIGHT MEN
Vida Bitarafan1, Penelope CE Fitzgerald1, Sally D Poppitt2, John R Ingram3, Christine Feinle-Bisset1. 1Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia 2Human Nutrition Unit School of Biological Sciences, Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand 3New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited, Auckland, New Zealand
DISPARATE CENTRAL RESPONSES IN VASOPRESSIN-DEFICIENT RATS AFTER PHARMACOLOGICAL MANIPULATION OF GLP-1 RECEPTORS OR DEPRIVATION-INDUCED DRINKING 
Destiny J. Brakey, Kelcie C. Schatz, Matthew J. Paul, Derek Daniels. University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
BEHAVIORAL

THE EFFECTS OF THE NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR AGONISTS, ANATABINE AND NORNICOTINE, ON ENERGY BALANCE IN RATS IS DEPENDENT ON SEX AND DIET TYPE.
Patricia E Bunney 1, 2, Vijay Mavanji2, Laurie Shekels2, Catherine M Kotz1, 3. 1Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Minneapolis VA Healthcare System, Minneapolis, MN, USA 2Minneapolis VA Healthcare System, Minneapolis, MN, USA 3Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

THE EFFECTS OF INTERMITTENT HIGH FAT DIET CONSUMPTION ON NEUROINFLAMMATION.
Alexis Campanile, Lisa Eckel. Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
PATIENTS WITH OBESITY AND INCREASED ANXIETY DISPLAY ALTERED BRAIN RESPONSES IN THE HYPOTHALAMUS AND NUCLEUS ACCUMBENS DURING POSTPRANDIAL SATIETY
Alejandro Campos1, Wissam Ghusn1, Gerardo Calderon1, Alison McRae1, Tomas Marek2, Maria D Hurtado Andrade1, Mathew M Clark3, John D Port2, Andres Acosta1. 1Precision Medicine for Obesity Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA 2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA 3Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
BEHAVIORAL

SENSITIVITY TO ACUTE SOCIAL OSTRACISM PREDICTS INCREASED SUBSEQUENT SNACK INTAKE AND BODY MASS INDEX IN CHILDREN
Bobby K. Cheon1, Reena Teo2, Bob Chua2, Fabian Kong2, Ranjani Nadarajan2, Jia Ying Pei2, Charmaine H. Y. Tan2, 3, Jia Ying Toh2, Yap-Seng Chong2, 4, Michael Meaney2, 5, Kok Hian Tan6, 7, Fabian Yap6, 8, 9, Birit F. P. Broekman2, 10, 22, Aimee E. Pink2, 3, 12. 1Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA 2Singapore Institute of Clinical Sciences, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore, Singapore 3Institute of High Performance Computing, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore, Singapore 4Department of Obsteterics & Gynaecology, Yoo Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore 5Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Canada, QC, Canada 6Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, Singapore 7Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, Singapore 8Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore 9Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, KK’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, Singapore 10OLVG Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Amsterdam, Netherlands 11Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands 12School of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
CIRCADIAN VARIATIONS IN FOOD INTAKE DURING PREGNANCY IN MICE 
Georgia S Clarke 1,2,6, Andrew D Vincent 5, Sharon R Ladyman7, Richard L Young3,4,6, Kathryn L Gatford2,6, Amanda J Page1,4,6. 1Vagal Afferent Research Group, Adelaide, Australia 2Robinson Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia 3Intestinal Nutrient Sensing Group, Adelaide, Australia 4Centre of Research Excellence, Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health,, Adelaide, Australia 5Freemasons Centre for Male Health & Wellbeing, Adelaide, Australia 6Nutrition, Diabetes & Gut Health, Lifelong Health Theme, Adelaide, Australia 7Centre for Neuroendocrinology and Department of Anatomy, Otago, New Zealand
INTEGRATED/PHYSIOLOGY

EFFECT OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON OLFACTORY ACUITY AND EFFECT OF SOME ODORS ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Mathieu Cournoyer1, Alice Maldera 1, Alexandre-Charles Gauthier1, Marie-Eve Mathieu1,2. 1University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 2CHU Ste-Justine, Montreal, QC, Canada
BEHAVIORAL

CHANGES ACROSS INFANCY IN SUCKING DURING CHALLENGING NIPPLE TASK
Amanda K Crandall, Alison Miller, Katherine Rosenblum, Ashley Gearhardt, Julie Lumeng. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
LOWER INHIBITORY CONTROL IS RELATED TO GREATER FOOD INTAKE ACROSS MEALS VARYING IN PORTION SIZE
Paige M. Cunningham, Liane S. Roe, Kathleen L. Keller, Alaina L. Pearce, Barbara J. Rolls. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

EFFECTS OF CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION OF THE NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR AGONIST PHA-543613 ON CHOW INTAKE IN RATS
Adrianne M. DiBrog1, Katherine A, Kern1, Elizabeth G. Mietlicki-Baase1,2. 1Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA 2Center for Ingestive Behavior Research, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
TARGETING THE GUT-BRAIN AXIS FOR WEIGHT LOSS MAINTENANCE (New Investigator Travel Awardee)
Xi Fang1, Mary Sullivan2, Marjorie Kooten3, Maria Veldhuizen4, Xue Davis1, Ivan de Araujo5, Dana Small1. 1Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT, USA 2The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA 3University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands 4Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey 5Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
LOSS OF THE IL-6 RECEPTOR IN PREPROGLUCAGON NEURONS ALTERS FEEDING BEHAVIOR FOLLOWING HIGH-FAT DIET EXPOSURE
Payam Fathi1,2, Julio/E Ayala1,2. 1Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA 2Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
BEHAVIORAL

DOES TERMINOLOGY MATTER? DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN ULTRA-PROCESSED FOODS, HYPER-PALATABLE FOODS, AND ENERGY DENSE FOODS IN THE UNITED STATES FOOD SYSTEM
Tera/L Fazzino1,2, Cassandra Sutton1,2, Matthew Stratton1,2, Kaitlyn Rohde1,2. 1Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA 2Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
PREFERENCE FOR FLAVORS PREVIOUSLY MIXED WITH SUCROSE: REINFORCEMENT OR NOVELTY?
Paul M Fedorchak. Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

A ROLE FOR PRESYNAPTIC LOCUS COERULEUS GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDE-1 (GLP-1) RECEPTORS IN THE HYPOPHAGIC AND ILLNESS-LIKE EFFECTS OF CENTRAL GLP-1 SIGNALING
Samantha M Fortin1, Jack Chen1, Mariela Lopez1, Marisa Petticord1, Forrest J Shaffer2, Ben C Reiner1, Rick C Crist1, James H Peters2, Matthew R Hayes1. 1Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA, USA 2Dept. of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, Pullman, WA, USA
CLINICAL/SOCIAL

INTENSITY AND APPRECIATION OF SWEET TASTE SOLUTIONS ARE MODULATED BY RAMPING AEROBIC EXERCISE INTENSITIES IN ADOLESCENT ATHLETIC MALES.
Alexandre-Charles Gauthier, Marc-Etienne Villneuve, Mathieu Cournoyer, Marie-Eve Mathieu. Montreal University, Montreal, QC, Canada
BEHAVIORAL

STRESS-INDUCED EATING: THE CORTISOL RESPONSE TO A DIGITAL TRIER SOCIAL STRESS TEST AND THE CONSUMPTION OF HIGH-CALORIE FOODS
Ioan Gotca1, 2, Cristiana A. Manolache1, 2, Andrada Druica1, 2, Daniel V. Timofte3, Bogdan M. Mihai4, Laura M. Trandafir5, Cristina Preda6, Maria C. Ungureanu6, Veronica Mocanu1, 2. 1Department of Morpho-Functional Sciences, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Rumania 2Center for Obesity BioBehavioral Experimental Research, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Rumania 3Department of Surgery, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Rumania 4Department of Medical Sciences (Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases), Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Rumania 5Department of Mother and Child Medicine (Pediatrics), Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Rumania 6Department of Medical Sciences (Endocrinology), Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Rumania
FACTORS AFFECTING PARENT FEEDING PRACTICES AND QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG CHILDREN WITH FOOD ALLERGIES
Lori A Hatzinger1, Katherine N Balantekin1, Peter Victoria2. 1University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA 2University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
LIRAGLUTIDE ATTENUATES NICOTINE SELF-ADMINISTRATION AND WITHDRAWAL-INDUCED BODY WEIGHT GAIN DURING NICOTINE ABSTINENCE
Rachel J Herman1, Sana Zeb2,3, Kael Ragnini2,3, Janet Audrain-McGovern3, Matt Hayes3, Rebecca Ashare4, Heath D Schmidt2,3. 1Neuroscience Graduate Group, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA 2Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA 3Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA 4Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

SEX DIFFERENCES IN SELECTIVE FOS EXPRESSION IN THE AMYGDALA AFTER HABITUATION TO NOVEL FOOD AND NOVEL CONTEXT
Zoe R. Irving , Eliza Greiner , Gorica Petrovich. Boston College, Boston, MA, USA
EFFECTS OF CHRONIC PRAMLINTIDE ON FEEDING, MEAL PATTERNS, AND BODY WEIGHT IN RATS
Katherine A. Kern1, Adrianne M. DiBrog1, Priscilla A. Faa1, Johnathan T. Przybysz1, Srijana Madimi1, Elizabeth G. Mietlicki-Baase1,2. 1Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA 2Center for Ingestive Behavior Research, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
  DIETARY PROTEIN RESTRICTION INDUCES A SELECTIVE MOTIVATION FOR PROTEIN THAT IS DEPENDENT ON BRAIN FGF21 SIGNALING
Md Shahjalal Khan1, Redin A Spann1, Sun O Fernandez-Kim1, Diana A Albarado1, Eve Gautreaux1, Schuyler Pablico1, Annelise Juneau1, Francis Torres2, Sangho Yu1, Paul L Soto2, Christopher D Morrison1. 1Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA 2Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
CLINICAL/SOCIAL

EFFECTS OF INTRANASAL OXYTOCIN ON ENERGY INTAKE AND WEIGHT REGULATION: META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS
Freya RS Lalani, Kylie JQ Heng, Jean CJ Liu. Yale-NUS College, Singapore, Singapore
OXYTOCIN RECEPTOR OXTR INFLUENCES FOOD CONSUMPTION IN ZEBRAFISH (DANIO RERIO
Freya RS Lalani1, Megala Nathan1, Ajay S Mathuru1,2,3. 1Yale-NUS College, Singapore, Singapore 2Department of Physiology, YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore 3Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore, Singapore
INTEGRATED/PHYSIOLOGY

THE GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDE-1 (GLP-1) RECEPTOR AGONIST LIRAGLUTIDE REQUIRES LIVER FGF21 TO REDUCE CARBOHYDRATE INTAKE
Thao D. V. Le, Julio E. Ayala. Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

IDENTIFYING SEROTONIN (5-HT) 1B RECEPTORS IN AGRP NEURONS FOR WEIGHT-LOSS THERAPY
Li Li, Steven Wyler, Baijie Xu, Luis A. Leon-Mercado, Chen Liu. UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA
INTEGRATED/PHYSIOLOGY

AN UNHEALTHY HOME FOOD ENVIRONMENT PREDICTS GREATER PUPIL DILATION TO HIGHLY PROCESSED FOODS IN YOUNG CHILDREN. 
Kaki McNeel1, Afroditi Papantoni 1, Sarah Margaret Christy1, Kyle Burger1,2. 1University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA 2Biomedical Research Imaging Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

THE FOOD GO/NO-GO TASK MODULATES DESIRE TO EAT, SNACK INTAKE, AND NEURAL RESPONSE TO FOOD IMAGES IN THE BRAIN REGIONS ASSOCIATED WITH INGESTIVE BEHAVIOR
Yuko Nakamura1, Mizuki Okemoto2, Wai Law1. 1Graduate School of Art and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 2College of Art and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
THE EFFECT OF CHRONIC REWARD VS. CHRONIC STRESS ON PARVALBUMIN INTERNEURON PERINEURONAL NETS IN THE BASOLATERAL AMYGDALA
Houda Nashawi1, 2, Corey T. Foltz2, Marissa A. Smail1, 2, Ciara Phares2, Dana R. Buesing2, James P. Herman2, Yvonne M. Ulrich-Lai2. 1Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA 2Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
BEHAVIORAL

HUNGER PROMOTES OVEREXPLOITATION IN FORAGING DECISIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH OBESITY AND ELEVATED IMPULSIVITY
Brittany Noy1, Antonio Verdejo-Garcia1, Sara Constantino2, 3. 1Monash University, Melbourne, Australia 2Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA 3Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

PERCEPTUAL AND BEHAVIORAL MEASURES OF FOOD WANTING, NOT LIKING, ARE ASSOCIATED WITH DOPAMINERGIC BRAIN RESPONSE TO PALATABLE FOOD.
Afroditi Papantoni1, Kyle S Burger1,2. 1University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA 2Biomedical Research Imaging Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
REGULATION AND DEREGULATION OF MEAL SIZE BY FOOD ASSOCIATIONS
Thibaut Pardo1, 2, Angelica Previero2, 3, Monica Dus*1-3. 1Neuroscience graduate program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 2Department of Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 3Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Graduate program, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
BEHAVIORAL

SUSCEPTIBILITY TO THE PORTION SIZE EFFECT AT A MIXED MEAL DIFFERED BY FAMILIAL RISK FOR OBESITY
Alaina L Pearce1, Bari Fuchs1, Barbara J Rolls1, Steve Willson1, Emma Rose1, Charles Geier1, Hough Garavan2, Kathleen L Keller1. 1The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA 2The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
SATIETY GOALS AND INTEROCEPTIVE ABILITIES MAY JOINTLY DETERMINE PORTION SIZE
Aimee. E Pink1,2,3, Bobby. K Cheon2,4. 1Institute of High Performance, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore 2Singapore Institute of Clinical Sciences, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore 3School of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom 4Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
     SOCIOECONOMIC MOBILITY AND HEALTH: IMPLICATIONS FOR EATING BEHAVIORS AND METABOLIC HEALTH
Julia M Porth, Bobby K Cheon. Social and Behavioral Sciences Branch, Division of Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

INTERACTIVE EFFECTS OF PALATABLE FEEDING AND ACUTE STRESS ON ENDOCANNABINOID CONTENT IN STRESS-REGULATORY BRAIN REGIONS
Ivanka L. Rainer1, 2, Annie J. Metzger2, Samantha L. Baglot3, Catherine Hume3, Matthew M. Hill3, Yvonne M. Ulrich-Lai2. 1Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA 2Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA 3Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
BEHAVIORAL

DO PARENTS KNOW BEST? PARENTS WITH OBESITY UNDERESTIMATE CHILDREN'S IDEAL PORTIONS OF LOWER ENERGY DENSE FOODS 
Nicole/ A Reigh1, Barbara/ J Rolls1, Kathleen/ L Keller1,2. 1The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University Park, PA, USA 2The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Food Sciences, University Park, PA, USA
CLINICAL/SOCIAL

MECHANISMS UNDERLYING FNIRS-NEUROFEEDBACK OVER THE PREFRONTAL-CORTEX FOR PATIENTS WITH BINGE-EATING DISORDER  
Sarah A. Roesch1,2, Ricarda Schmidt1, Jytte Wimmer1, Michael Luehrs3,4, Ann-Christine Ehlis5,6, Anja Hilbert1. 1Integrated Research and Treatment Center AdiposityDiseases, Behavioral Medicine Research Unit, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Leipzig University Medical Center, Leipzig, Germany 2International Max Planck Research School NeuroCom, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany 3Brain Innovation B.V., Maastricht, Netherlands 4Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands 5Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany 6Tuebingen Center for Mental Health (TUECMH), Tuebingen, Germany
INTEGRATED/PHYSIOLOGY

WATER DEPRIVATION INDUCES DIFFERENTIAL COMPENSATORY RESPONSES IN WATER INTAKE AND URINARY EXCRETION IN HIGH FAT DIET FED RATS
Jessica M. Sa, Roberto B. Pontes, Jose V. Menani, Eduardo Colombari, Debora SA Colombari. Sao Paulo State University - UNESP, Araraquara, Brazil
NEUROSCIENCE

ESTRADIOL INCREASES WATER INTAKE IN THE ABSENCE OF FOOD IN FEMALE, BUT NOT MALE, RATS.
Jessica Santollo, Andrea A Edwards. Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
BEHAVIORAL

THE IMPACT OF SEX AND HUNGER STATE ON PALATABLE FOOD CONSUMPTION AND ASSOCIATIVE LEARNING
Rebecca Shteyn, Danielle S. Lafferty, Gorica D. Petrovich. Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

PARAVENTRICULAR HYPOTHALAMIC MELANIN-CONCENTRATING HORMONE SIGNALING AND FOOD INTAKE CONTROL
Mai Spaulding1, Jessica Hoffman1, Magen Lord1, Kristen Donohue2, Emily Noble1. 1University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA 2University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
BEHAVIORAL

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN DIETARY CARBOHYDRATES AND FOOD CRAVINGS IN HEALTHY ADULTS
Kate L Thomas, Kathleen Melanson. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA
NEUROSCIENCE

DIET-RELATED CHANGES OF INFLAMMATORY SERUM MARKERS AND HYPOTHALAMIC MICROSTRUCTURE IN YOUNG, OVERWEIGHT ADULTS: A PRE-REGISTERED STUDY.
Emmy Toews1, Evelyn Medawar1,2,3, Ronja Thieleking 1, Veronica Witte1,4, Arno Villringer1,2,3,4. 1Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Dept. Neurology, Leipzig, Germany 2Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany 3Charite- University Medicine Berlin Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany 4Cognitive Neurology, University Medical Center, Leipzig, Germany
OXYTOCIN RECEPTOR-EXPRESSING NEURONS IN THE PARAVENTRICULAR THALAMUS REGULATE FEEDING MOTIVATION THROUGH EXCITATORY PROJECTIONS TO THE NUCLEUS ACCUMBENS CORE
Qiying Ye, Jeremiah Nunez, Xiaobing Zhang. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
BEHAVIORAL

CHARACTERIZING THE FREQUENCY AND CONTENT OF ADOLESCENTS' AUTONOMOUS EATING OCCASIONS
Amanda M Ziegler1,2, Lori A Hatzinger1, Tegan H Mansouri1, Rachel A Barich1, Simone Sokol1, Jennifer L Temple1,2. 1Nutrition & Health Research Lab, University at Buffalo, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Buffalo, NY, USA 2University at Buffalo, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, Buffalo, NY, USA