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Cancer Anorexia: Peripheral Manifestation of Abnormal Hypothalamic Neurotransmitter Status Secondary to Cancer (2001)

Title:

Cancer Anorexia: Peripheral Manifestation of Abnormal Hypothalamic Neurotransmitter Status Secondary to Cancer

Key words:

cachexia, neurotransmitters, branched chain amino acid

Research Institution:

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Location:

New York

Researcher:

Michael M Meguid

Project Description:

Dr. Meguid used a rat model of cancer anorexia to determine the role of neurotransmitters, their interactoins, and how branched chain amino acid supplementation is effective in anorexia.

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