Rexford S Ahima

Professor

1990 …2018
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Research Output 1990 2018

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2018

Brain insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer disease: Concepts and conundrums

Arnold, S. E., Arvanitakis, Z., Macauley-Rambach, S. L., Koenig, A. M., Wang, H. Y., Ahima, R. S., Craft, S., Gandy, S., Buettner, C., Stoeckel, L. E., Holtzman, D. M. & Nathan, D. M., Mar 1 2018, In : Nature Reviews Neurology. 14, 3, p. 168-181 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Dementia
Insulin Resistance
Alzheimer Disease
Brain
Health Surveys
Obesity
Interviews
Hypertension
Central America
2017

Linking resistin, inflammation, and cardiometabolic diseases

Park, H. K., Kwak, M. K., Kim, H. J. & Ahima, R. S., 2017, In : Korean Journal of Internal Medicine. 32, 2, p. 239-247 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Resistin
Inflammation
Insulin Resistance
Atherosclerosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
2016

Pathophysiology of lipid droplet proteins in liver diseases

Carr, R. M. & Ahima, R. S., Jan 15 2016, In : Experimental Cell Research. 340, 2, p. 187-192 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Liver Diseases
Liver
Lipids
Alcoholic Liver Diseases
Proteins
2015

Connecting myokines and metabolism

Ahima, R. S. & Park, H. K., 2015, In : Endocrinology and Metabolism. 30, 3, p. 235-245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Skeletal Muscle
Muscles
Lipid Metabolism
Adipose Tissue
Homeostasis

Physiology of leptin: energy homeostasis, neuroendocrine function and metabolism

Park, H. K. & Ahima, R. S., Jan 1 2015, In : Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 64, 1, p. 24-34 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Leptin
Homeostasis
Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy
Metabolic Diseases
Amenorrhea
2014

Leptin signaling

Park, H. K. & Ahima, R. S., 2014, In : F1000Prime Reports. 6, 73.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Leptin
Janus Kinase 2
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase
Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase
Protein Phosphatase 2
2013

Resistin in Rodents and Humans

Park, H. K. & Ahima, R. S., Dec 2013, In : Diabetes and Metabolism Journal. 37, 6, p. 404-414 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Resistin
Rodentia
Insulin Resistance
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Atherosclerosis

The health risk of obesity - Better metrics imperative

Ahima, R. S. & Lazar, M. A., 2013, In : Science. 341, 6148, p. 856-858 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Obesity
Mortality
Health
2011

Bariatric surgery: Metabolic benefits beyond weight loss

Ahima, R. S. & Sabri, A., Sep 2011, In : Gastroenterology. 141, 3, p. 793-795 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Postprandial Period
Bariatric Surgery
Gastric Bypass
Gastrectomy
Intestines

Digging deeper into obesity

Ahima, R. S., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 121, 6, p. 2076-2079 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Obesity
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Weight Loss
Heart Diseases
Pharmacology
2010

Connecting leptin and Alzheimer disease

Ahima, R. S., Jul 2010, In : Archives of Neurology. 67, 7, p. 873-875 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Leptin
Alzheimer Disease
2008

Brain Regulation of Appetite and Satiety

Ahima, R. S. & Antwi, D. A., Dec 2008, In : Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America. 37, 4, p. 811-823 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Appetite Regulation
Obesity
Metabolic Diseases
Brain
Feeding Behavior
2006

Adipose tissue as an endocrine organ.

Ahima, R. S., Aug 2006, In : Obesity. 14 Suppl 5

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Adiponectin
Leptin
Adipose Tissue
AMP-Activated Protein Kinases
Glucose

Chapter 9: Adipokines that link obesity and diabetes to the hypothalamus

Ahima, R. S., Qi, Y. & Singhal, N. S., 2006, In : Progress in Brain Research. 153, p. 155-174 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Adipokines
Leptin
Hypothalamus
Obesity
Resistin

Metabolic actions of adipocyte hormones: focus on adiponectin.

Ahima, R. S., Feb 2006, In : Obesity. 14 Suppl 1

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Adiponectin
Adipocytes
Hormones
Atherosclerosis
Obesity

Neuroendocrine and metabolic effects of adipocyte-derived hormones

Jackson, M. B. & Ahima, R. S., Feb 2006, In : Clinical Science. 110, 2, p. 143-152 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Adipocytes
Adipose Tissue
Obesity
Hormones
Resistin
2005

Central actions of adipocyte hormones

Ahima, R. S., Sep 2005, In : Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 16, 7, p. 307-313 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Leptin
Adipocytes
Adipose Tissue
Obesity
Hormones

Rodents as genetic models of obesity

Imai, Y. & Ahima, R. S., 2005, In : Drug Discovery Today: Disease Models. 2, 3, p. 165-175 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Genetic Models
Rodentia
Obesity
Homeostasis
Drug Therapy

The endocrine role of adipose tissue: Focus on adiponectin and resistin

Jackson, M. B., Osei, S. Y. & Ahima, R. S., Apr 2005, In : Current Opinion in Endocrinology and Diabetes. 12, 2, p. 163-170 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Resistin
Adiponectin
Adipose Tissue
Obesity
Leptin
2004

Body fat, leptin, and hypothalamic amenorrhea

Ahima, R. S., Sep 2 2004, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 351, 10, p. 959-962 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hypothalamic Diseases
Thinness
Anorexia Nervosa
Amenorrhea
Leptin

Gut peptides and other regulators in obesity

Scharf, M. T. & Ahima, R. S., Nov 2004, In : Seminars in Liver Disease. 24, 4, p. 335-347 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Obesity
Peptides
Cholelithiasis
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Adiposity

Leptin signaling

Ahima, R. S. & Osei, S. Y., Apr 2004, In : Physiology and Behavior. 81, 2, p. 223-241 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Leptin
Neurosecretory Systems
Bone Development
Hematopoiesis
Brain
2002

Neuroendocrine regulation of appetite and energy balance

Ahima, R. S. & Osei, S. Y., 2002, In : Current Opinion in Endocrinology and Diabetes. 9, 3, p. 215-223 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Appetite Regulation
Leptin
Obesity
Appetite
Hope
2001

Molecular regulation of eating behavior: New insights and prospects for therapeutic strategies

Ahima, R. S. & Osei, S. Y., 2001, In : Trends in Molecular Medicine. 7, 5, p. 205-213 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Feeding Behavior
Obesity
Leptin
Neuropeptides
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2000

Adipose tissue as an endocrine organ

Ahima, R. S. & Flier, J. S., 2000, In : Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 11, 8, p. 327-332 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Leptin
Adipose Tissue
Body Fat Distribution
Blood Coagulation Factors
Appetite

Leptin

Ahima, R. S. & Flier, J. S., 2000, In : Annual Review of Physiology. 62, p. 413-437 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Leptin
Hormones
Fasting
Homeostasis
Obesity

Leptin regulation of neuroendocrine systems

Ahima, R. S., Saper, C. B., Flier, J. S. & Elmquist, J. K., Jul 2000, In : Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. 21, 3, p. 263-307 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Neurosecretory Systems
Leptin
Fasting
alpha-MSH
Pro-Opiomelanocortin