Thomas R. Stratford, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Psychology
Neurophysiological control of ingestive behavior, focusing on the influence of the nucleus accumbens, ventral pallidum, and raphe nuclei on hypothalamic feeding and drinking circuits.
- Stratford, T.R., The Nucleus Accumbens Shell as a Model of Integrative Subcortical Forebrain Systems Regulating Food Intake. In Appetite and Body Weight: Integrative Systems and the Development of Anti-Obesity Drugs, Editors, T.C. Kirkham and S.J. Cooper, London, Elsevier, 2007, pp. 27-65.
- Stratford, T.R., Activation of feeding-related neural circuitry after unilateral injections of muscimol into the nucleus accumbens shell. Brain Research, 2005;1048:241-250.
- Stratford, T.R. and Wirtshafter, D., NPY mediates the feeding elicited by muscimol injections into the nucleus accumbens shell. NeuroReport, 2004;15:2673-2676.