Education

Graduate School
King's College (2008)
Graduate School
(2016), Psychobiology

Research Interest

  • Gut microbiome

Publications

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Historical Underpinnings of Bipolar Disorder Diagnostic Criteria.
Mason BL, Brown ES, Croarkin PE Behav Sci (Basel) 2016 6 3
Arcuate AgRP neurons mediate orexigenic and glucoregulatory actions of ghrelin.
Wang Q, Liu C, Uchida A, Chuang JC, Walker A, Liu T, Osborne-Lawrence S, Mason BL, Mosher C, Berglund ED, Elmquist JK, Zigman JM Mol Metab 2014 Feb 3 1 64-72
The central nervous system sites mediating the orexigenic actions of ghrelin.
Mason BL, Wang Q, Zigman JM Annu. Rev. Physiol. 2014 76 519-33
Eating disorder predisposition is associated with ESRRA and HDAC4 mutations.
Cui H, Moore J, Ashimi SS, Mason BL, Drawbridge JN, Han S, Hing B, Matthews A, McAdams CJ, Darbro BW, Pieper AA, Waller DA, Xing C, Lutter M J. Clin. Invest. 2013 Nov 123 11 4706-13
Trk B signaling in dopamine 1 receptor neurons regulates food intake and body weight.
Mason BL, Lobo MK, Parada LF, Lutter M Obesity (Silver Spring) 2013 Nov 21 11 2372-6
Double deletion of melanocortin 4 receptors and SAPAP3 corrects compulsive behavior and obesity in mice.
Xu P, Grueter BA, Britt JK, McDaniel L, Huntington PJ, Hodge R, Tran S, Mason BL, Lee C, Vong L, Lowell BB, Malenka RC, Lutter M, Pieper AA Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013 Jun 110 26 10759-64
Changes in the brain accumulation of glucocorticoids in abcb1a-deficient CF-1 mice.
Mason BL, Pariante CM, Thomas SA J. Neuroendocrinol. 2012 Nov 24 11 1440-6
Melanocortin 4 receptor signaling in dopamine 1 receptor neurons is required for procedural memory learning.
Cui H, Mason BL, Lee C, Nishi A, Elmquist JK, Lutter M Physiol. Behav. 2012 May 106 2 201-10
Desipramine treatment has minimal effects on the brain accumulation of glucocorticoids in P-gp-deficient and wild-type mice.
Mason BL, Thomas SA, Lightman SL, Pariante CM Psychoneuroendocrinology 2011 Oct 36 9 1351-60
Central nervous system (CNS) delivery of glucocorticoids is fine-tuned by saturable transporters at the blood-CNS barriers and nonbarrier regions.
Mason BL, Pariante CM, Jamel S, Thomas SA Endocrinology 2010 Nov 151 11 5294-305

Books

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