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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr Maggie Evans

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Anatomy
QualificationsMSc PhD
Research summaryInvestigating hormonal restraint of hedonic eating behaviour

Research

Postdoctoral Fellow working with Associate Professor Greg Anderson

Publications

Evans, M. C., & Anderson, G. M. (2018). Metabolic regulation of GnRH neurons. In A. E. Herbison & T. M. Plant (Eds.), The GnRHS neuron and its control. (pp. 386-410). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781119233275

Evans, M. C., Kumar, N. S., Inglis, M. A., & Anderson, G. M. (2018). Leptin and insulin do not exert redundant control of metabolic or emotive function via dopamine neurons. Hormones & Behavior, 106, 93-104. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.10.001

Evans, M. C., & Anderson, G. M. (2018). Integration of circadian and metabolic control of reproductive function. Endocrinology, en.2018-00691. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1210/en.2018-00691

Evans, M. C., & Anderson, G. M. (2017). Dopamine neuron-restricted leptin receptor signaling reduces some aspects of food reward but exacerbates the obesity of leptin receptor-deficient male mice. Endocrinology, 158(12), 4246-4256. doi: 10.1210/en.2017-00513

Evans, M. C., & Anderson, G. M. (2017). Neuroendocrine integration of nutritional signals on reproduction. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, 58(2), R107-R128. doi: 10.1530/jme-16-0212

Chapter in Book - Research

Evans, M. C., & Anderson, G. M. (2018). Metabolic regulation of GnRH neurons. In A. E. Herbison & T. M. Plant (Eds.), The GnRHS neuron and its control. (pp. 386-410). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781119233275

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Journal - Research Article

Evans, M. C., Kumar, N. S., Inglis, M. A., & Anderson, G. M. (2018). Leptin and insulin do not exert redundant control of metabolic or emotive function via dopamine neurons. Hormones & Behavior, 106, 93-104. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.10.001

Evans, M. C., & Anderson, G. M. (2018). Integration of circadian and metabolic control of reproductive function. Endocrinology, en.2018-00691. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1210/en.2018-00691

Evans, M. C., & Anderson, G. M. (2017). Dopamine neuron-restricted leptin receptor signaling reduces some aspects of food reward but exacerbates the obesity of leptin receptor-deficient male mice. Endocrinology, 158(12), 4246-4256. doi: 10.1210/en.2017-00513

Evans, M. C., & Anderson, G. M. (2017). Neuroendocrine integration of nutritional signals on reproduction. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, 58(2), R107-R128. doi: 10.1530/jme-16-0212

Evans, M. C., Clark, V. W., Manning, P. J., De Ridder, D., & Reynolds, J. N. J. (2015). Optimizing deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens in a reward preference rat model. Neuromodulation, 18(7), 531-541. doi: 10.1111/ner.12339

Evans, M. C., Rizwan, M. Z., & Anderson, G. M. (2015). Insulin does not target CamkIIα neurones to critically regulate the neuroendocrine reproductive axis in mice. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 27(12), 899-910. doi: 10.1111/jne.12330

Evans, M. C., Rizwan, M. Z., & Anderson, G. M. (2014). Insulin action on GABA neurons is a critical regulator of energy balance but not fertility in mice. Endocrinology, 155(11), 4368-4379. doi: 10.1210/en.2014-1412

Evans, M. C., Rizwan, M., Mayer, C., Boehm, U., & Anderson, G. M. (2014). Evidence that insulin signalling in gonadotrophin-releasing hormone and kisspeptin neurones does not play an essential role in metabolic regulation of fertility in mice. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 26(7), 468-479. doi: 10.1111/jne.12166

Rizwan, M. Z., Poling, M. C., Corr, M., Cornes, P. A., Augustine, R. A., Quennell, J. H., … Anderson, G. M. (2012). RFamide-related peptide-3 receptor gene expression in GnRH and kisspeptin neurons and GnRH-dependent mechanism of action. Endocrinology, 153(8), 3770-3779. doi: 10.1210/en.2012-1133

Corr, M., De Souza, M. J., Toombs, R. J., & Williams, N. I. (2011). Circulating leptin concentrations do not distinguish menstrual status in exercising women. Human Reproduction, 26(3), 685-694. doi: 10.1093/humrep/deq375

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