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Philip J. Scarpace

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

University of Florida College of Medicine




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  • Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, USA. 2005 - 2010
  • Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, USA. 2000 - 2003


  1. Wheel running eliminates high-fat preference and enhances leptin signaling in the ventral tegmental area. Scarpace, P.J., Matheny, M., Zhang, Y. Physiol. Behav. (2010) [Pubmed]
  2. Leptin resistance: a prediposing factor for diet-induced obesity. Scarpace, P.J., Zhang, Y. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. (2009) [Pubmed]
  3. Leptin antagonist reveals an uncoupling between leptin receptor signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 signaling and metabolic responses with central leptin resistance. Scarpace, P.J., Matheny, M., Zhang, Y., Cheng, K.Y., Tümer, N. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. (2007) [Pubmed]
  4. Elevated leptin: consequence or cause of obesity?. Scarpace, P.J., Zhang, Y. Front. Biosci. (2007) [Pubmed]
  5. Leptin resistance exacerbates diet-induced obesity and is associated with diminished maximal leptin signalling capacity in rats. Scarpace, P.J., Matheny, M., Tümer, N., Cheng, K.Y., Zhang, Y. Diabetologia (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. Leptin-induced leptin resistant rats exhibit enhanced responses to the melanocortin agonist MT II. Scarpace, P.J., Matheny, M., Zolotukhin, S., Tümer, N., Zhang, Y. Neuropharmacology (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. Central leptin gene delivery evokes persistent leptin signal transduction in young and aged-obese rats but physiological responses become attenuated over time in aged-obese rats. Scarpace, P.J., Matheny, M., Zhang, Y., Tümer, N., Frase, C.D., Shek, E.W., Hong, B., Prima, V., Zolotukhin, S. Neuropharmacology (2002) [Pubmed]
  8. Leptin-induced leptin resistance reveals separate roles for the anorexic and thermogenic responses in weight maintenance. Scarpace, P.J., Matheny, M., Zhang, Y., Shek, E.W., Prima, V., Zolotukhin, S., Tümer, N. Endocrinology (2002) [Pubmed]
  9. Hypothalamic leptin resistance is associated with impaired leptin signal transduction in aged obese rats. Scarpace, P.J., Matheny, M., Tümer, N. Neuroscience (2001) [Pubmed]
  10. Peripheral and hypothalamic leptin resistance with age-related obesity. Scarpace, P.J., Tümer, N. Physiol. Behav. (2001) [Pubmed]
  11. Modulation of uncoupling protein 2 and uncoupling protein 3: regulation by denervation, leptin and retinoic acid treatment. Scarpace, P.J., Matheny, M., Moore, R.L., Kumar, M.V. J. Endocrinol. (2000) [Pubmed]
  12. Impaired leptin signal transduction with age-related obesity. Scarpace, P.J., Matheny, M., Shek, E.W. Neuropharmacology (2000) [Pubmed]
  13. Uncoupling proteins 2 and 3 with age: regulation by fasting and beta3-adrenergic agonist treatment. Scarpace, P.J., Kumar, M.V., Li, H., Tümer, N. J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. (2000) [Pubmed]
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