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Sheng Bi, M.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests

Ascertaining the hypothalamic peptide signaling that mediates the effects of exercise on food intake and energy balance; Identifying how DMH peptide signaling affects food intake and body weight; Characterizing dorsomedial hypothalamic (DMH) neural pathways; Hypothalamic neural systems underlying energy homeostasis

Languages

  • English
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    Education

    • M.D., Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, 1985
    • M.M., Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, 1990

    Fellowships

    • National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1999
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, 2000
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Yang L, Scott KA, Hyun J, Tamashiro KL, Tray N, Moran TH, Bi S.  Role of dorsomedial hypothalamic neuropeptide Y in modulating food intake and energy balance. J Neurosci.  29(1):179-90, 2009.

    Chen J, Scott KA, Zhao Z, Moran TH, Bi S.  Characterization of the feeding inhibition and neural activation produced by dorsomedial hypothalamic cholecystokinin administration.  Neuroscience  152:178–188, 2008.

    Bi S, Chen J, Behles RR, Hyun J, Kopin A, Moran TH.  Differential body weight and feeding responses to high fat diets in rats and mice lacking cholecystokinin 1 receptors.  Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 293(1):R55-63, 2007.

    Kawaguchi M, Scott KA, Moran TH, Bi S. Dorsomedial hypothalamic corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) mediation of exercise-induced anorexia. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 288:R1800-5, 2005.

    Bi S, Scott KA, Hyun J, Ladenheim EE, Moran TH.  Running wheel activity prevents hyperphagia and obesity in OLETF rats: role of hypothalamic signaling.  Endocrinology  146:1676-85, 2005.

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    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    Master Molecule Rules Fat and More, Hopkins Brain Wise, Winter 2012

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    Department/Division

    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    For Research Inquiries Contact

    Ross 618
    720 Rutland Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21205

    Phone: 410-502-4789
    Fax: 410-502-3769

    E-mail: sbi@jhmi.edu

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