Andrew Thorpe

Ph.D. 2004

Thesis Title:

Orexin a Induced Feeding and Activity: Metabolic Status, Motivational State and Sites of Action

Current Position:

Medical Affairs, Celgene, Richmond, VA

Former Position(s):

Regional Scientific Associate Director, GSK/Novartis

Major Advisor(s):

Catherine Kotz, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:

  • Thorpe AJ, Doane DF, Sweet DC, Beverly JL, Kotz CM. Orexin A in the rostrolateral hypothalamic area induces feeding by modulating GABAergic transmission. Brain Res. 2006;1125(1):60-6.
  • Kotz CM, Wang C, Teske JA, Thorpe AJ, Novak CM, Kiwaki K, Levine JA. Orexin A mediation of time spent moving in rats: neural mechanisms. Neuroscience. 2006;142(1):29-36
  • Thorpe AJ, Cleary JP, Levine AS, Kotz CM. Centrally administered orexin A increases motivation for sweet pellets under a PR5 schedule in rats. Psychopharmacology. 2005; 182(1):75-83.
  • Thorpe AJ, Teske JA, Kotz CM. Orexin A induced feeding is augmented by caloric challenge. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2005;289(2):R367-R372.
  • Thorpe AJ, Teske JA, Kotz CM. Orexin A in the nucleus accumbens stimulates feeding and locomotor activity. Brain Res. 2004;1050(1-2):156-62.
  • Thorpe AJ, Mullett MA, Wang C, Kotz CM. Regional, metabolic, and circadian specificity of lateral hypothalamic orexin A feeding stimulation. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2003;284(6):R1409-17..
Andrew Thorpe