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Rexford S. Ahima

Division of Endocrinology


and Metabolism

University of Pennsylvania


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  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania. 2000 - 2011
  • Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and Institute for Diabetes, USA. 2011


  1. Estrogen Sulfotransferase Is Expressed in Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue of Obese Humans in Association with TNF-{alpha} and SOCS3. Ahima, R.S., Stanley, T.L., Khor, V.K., Zanni, M.V., Grinspoon, S.K. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (2011) [Pubmed]
  2. No Kiss1ng by leptin during puberty? Ahima, R.S. J. Clin. Invest. (2011) [Pubmed]
  3. Connecting obesity, aging and diabetes. Ahima, R.S. Nat. Med. (2009) [Pubmed]
  4. Adipokines in obesity. Ahima, R.S., Osei, S.Y. Front. Horm. Res (2008) [Pubmed]
  5. Brain regulation of appetite and satiety. Ahima, R.S., Antwi, D.A. Endocrinol. Metab. Clin. North Am. (2008) [Pubmed]
  6. Adipokines and the peripheral and neural control of energy balance. Ahima, R.S., Lazar, M.A. Mol. Endocrinol. (2008) [Pubmed]
  7. Linking adiponectin to proteinuria. Ahima, R.S. J. Clin. Invest. (2008) [Pubmed]
  8. Revisiting leptin's role in obesity and weight loss. Ahima, R.S. J. Clin. Invest. (2008) [Pubmed]
  9. Antagonism of ghrelin for glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus? Ahima, R.S. Endocrinology (2007) [Pubmed]
  10. Obesity: much silence makes a mighty noise. Ahima, R.S. Gastroenterology (2007) [Pubmed]
  11. Metabolic actions of adipocyte hormones: focus on adiponectin. Ahima, R.S. Obesity. (Silver. Spring) (2006) [Pubmed]
  12. Adipokines that link obesity and diabetes to the hypothalamus. Ahima, R.S., Qi, Y., Singhal, N.S. Prog. Brain Res. (2006) [Pubmed]
  13. Adipose tissue as an endocrine organ. Ahima, R.S. Obesity. (Silver. Spring) (2006) [Pubmed]
  14. Brain adipocytokine action and metabolic regulation. Ahima, R.S., Qi, Y., Singhal, N.S., Jackson, M.B., Scherer, P.E. Diabetes (2006) [Pubmed]
  15. Central actions of adipocyte hormones. Ahima, R.S. Trends Endocrinol. Metab. (2005) [Pubmed]
  16. Leptin signaling. Ahima, R.S., Osei, S.Y. Physiol. Behav. (2004) [Pubmed]
  17. Appetite suppression and weight reduction by a centrally active aminosterol. Ahima, R.S., Patel, H.R., Takahashi, N., Qi, Y., Hileman, S.M., Zasloff, M.A. Diabetes (2002) [Pubmed]
  18. Molecular regulation of eating behavior: new insights and prospects for therapeutic strategies. Ahima, R.S., Osei, S.Y. Trends. Mol. Med (2001) [Pubmed]
  19. Leptin regulation of neuroendocrine systems. Ahima, R.S., Saper, C.B., Flier, J.S., Elmquist, J.K. Front. Neuroendocrinol (2000) [Pubmed]
  20. Adipose tissue as an endocrine organ. Ahima, R.S., Flier, J.S. Trends Endocrinol. Metab. (2000) [Pubmed]
  21. Postnatal regulation of hypothalamic neuropeptide expression by leptin: implications for energy balance and body weight regulation. Ahima, R.S., Hileman, S.M. Regul. Pept. (2000) [Pubmed]
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