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Joanne A. Harrold

School of Psychology

University of Liverpool

Eleanor Rathbone Building

Bedford Street South



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  • School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford Street South, U.K. 2008
  • Kissileff Laboratory for the Study of Human Ingestive Behaviour, School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK. 2007
  • School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZA, UK. 2006
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Group, Department of Medicine, University of Liverpool, England. 2000 - 2006
  • Department of Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK. 1998 - 2003
  • Neuroendocrine and Obesity Biology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Liverpool, University Clinical Departments, UK. 2003


  1. Autoradiographic analysis of ghrelin receptors in the rat hypothalamus. Harrold, J.A., Dovey, T., Cai, X.J., Halford, J.C., Pinkney, J. Brain Res. (2008) [Pubmed]
  2. Orphan G-protein-coupled receptors : strategies for identifying ligands and potential for use in eating disorders. Harrold, J.A., Halford, J.C. Drugs. R. D (2007) [Pubmed]
  3. The hypothalamus and obesity. Harrold, J.A., Halford, J.C. Recent. Pat. CNS. Drug. Discov (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Melanocortin-4 receptors, beta-MSH and leptin: key elements in the satiety pathway. Harrold, J.A., Williams, G. Peptides (2006) [Pubmed]
  5. Hypothalamic control of energy balance. Harrold, J.A. Curr. Drug. Targets (2004) [Pubmed]
  6. Anabolic neuropeptides. Williams, G., Cai, X.J., Elliott, J.C., Harrold, J.A. Physiol. Behav. (2004) [Pubmed]
  7. Leptin leads hypothalamic feeding circuits in a new direction. Harrold, J.A. Bioessays (2004) [Pubmed]
  8. beta-MSH: a functional ligand that regulated energy homeostasis via hypothalamic MC4-R?. Harrold, J.A., Widdowson, P.S., Williams, G. Peptides (2003) [Pubmed]
  9. The cannabinoid system: a role in both the homeostatic and hedonic control of eating?. Harrold, J.A., Williams, G. Br. J. Nutr. (2003) [Pubmed]
  10. Down-regulation of cannabinoid-1 (CB-1) receptors in specific extrahypothalamic regions of rats with dietary obesity: a role for endogenous cannabinoids in driving appetite for palatable food?. Harrold, J.A., Elliott, J.C., King, P.J., Widdowson, P.S., Williams, G. Brain Res. (2002) [Pubmed]
  11. Early leptin response to a palatable diet predicts dietary obesity in rats: key role of melanocortin-4 receptors in the ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus. Harrold, J.A., Williams, G., Widdowson, P.S. J. Neurochem. (2000) [Pubmed]
  12. Individual severity of dietary obesity in unselected Wistar rats: relationship with hyperphagia. Harrold, J.A., Widdowson, P.S., Clapham, J.C., Williams, G. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. (2000) [Pubmed]
  13. Changes in hypothalamic agouti-related protein (AGRP), but not alpha-MSH or pro-opiomelanocortin concentrations in dietary-obese and food-restricted rats. Harrold, J.A., Williams, G., Widdowson, P.S. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (1999) [Pubmed]
  14. Altered energy balance causes selective changes in melanocortin-4(MC4-R), but not melanocortin-3 (MC3-R), receptors in specific hypothalamic regions: further evidence that activation of MC4-R is a physiological inhibitor of feeding. Harrold, J.A., Widdowson, P.S., Williams, G. Diabetes (1999) [Pubmed]
  15. Leptin, the hypothalamus and the regulation of adiposity. Harrold, J.A., Cai, X., Williams, G. Curr. Opin. Lipidol. (1998) [Pubmed]
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