Elizabeth G. Mietlicki-Baase

PhD

Elizabeth G. Mietlicki-Baase

PhD

Elizabeth G. Mietlicki-Baase

PhD

Research Topics

Neural controls of energy balance, food reward and motivated behavior.

Contact Information

G10G Farber Hall

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 645-9156

Fax: (716) 829-3700

em1@buffalo.edu

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Selected Publications

  • Mietlicki-Baase EG, McGrath LE, Koch-Laskowski K, Krawczyk J, Reiner DJ, Pham T, Nguyen CTN, Turner CA, Olivos DR, Wimmer ME, Schmidt HD, Hayes MR (2017). Amylin receptor activation in the ventral tegmental area reduces motivated ingestive behavior. Neuropharmacology 123:67-79.
  • Mietlicki-Baase EG*, Koch-Laskowski K*, McGrath LE, Krawczyk J, Pham T, Lhamo R, Reiner DJ, Hayes MR (2017). Daily supplementation of dietary protein improves the metabolic effects of GLP-1-based pharmacotherapy in lean and obese rats. Physiology & Behavior 177:122-128.
  • Mietlicki-Baase EG,  McGrath LE, Koch-Laskowski K, Krawczyk J, Pham T, Lhamo R, Reiner DJ, Hayes MR. Hindbrain DPP-IV inhibition improves glycemic control and promotes negative energy balance. Physiology & Behavior 173:9-14.
  • Reiner DJ, Mietlicki-Baase EG, Olivos DR, McGrath LE, Zimmer DJ, Koch-Laskowski K, Krawczyk J, Turner C, Noble EE, Hahn JD, Schmidt HD, Kanoski SE, Hayes MR. Amylin acts in the lateral dorsal tegmental nucleus to regulate energy balance through GABA signaling. Biological Psychiatry (epubahead of print 10 Jan 2017).
  • Corwin RL, Wojnicki FH, Zimmer DJ, Babbs RK, McGrath LE, Olivos DR, Mietlicki-Baase EG, Hayes MR (2016). Binge-type eating disrupts dopaminergic and GABAergic signaling in the prefrontal cortex and ventral tegmental area. Obesity (Silver Spring) 24:2118-25.
  • Mietlicki-Baase EG (2016) Amylin-mediated control of glycemia, energy balance, and cognition. Physiology & Behavior 162:130-40. 
  • Reiner DJ*, Mietlicki-Baase EG*, McGrath LE, Zimmer DJ, Bence KK, Sousa GL, Konanur VR, Krawczyk J, Burk DH, Kanoski SE, Hermann GE, Rogers RC, Hayes MR (2016) Astrocytes regulate GLP-1 receptor-mediated effects on energy balance. Journal of Neuroscience 36:3531-40.
  • Schmidt HD*, Mietlicki-Baase EG*, Ige KY, Maurer JJ, Reiner DJ, Zimmer DJ, Van Nest DS, Guercio LA, Wimmer ME, Olivos DR, De Jonghe BC, Hayes MR (2016) Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor activation in the ventral tegmental area decreases the reinforcing efficacy of cocaine. Neuropsychopharmacology 41:1917-28.
  • Mietlicki-Baase EG, Olivos DR, Jeffrey BA, Hayes MR (2015) Cooperative interaction between leptin and amylin signaling in the ventral tegmental area for the control of food intake. American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism 308:E1116-22.
  • Mietlicki-Baase EG, Reiner DJ, Cone JJ, Olivos DR, McGrath LE, Zimmer DJ, Roitman MF, Hayes MR (2015) Amylin modulates the mesolimbic dopamine system to control energy balance. Neuropsychopharmacology 40:372-85.
  • Mietlicki-Baase EG, Ortinski PI, Reiner DJ, Sinon CG, McCutcheon JE, Pierce RC, Roitman MF, Hayes MR (2014) Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor activation in the nucleus accumbens core suppresses feeding by increasing glutamatergic AMPA/kainate signaling. Journal of Neuroscience 34:6985-92.
  • Hayes MR, Mietlicki-Baase EG, Kanoski SE, De Jonghe BC (2014) Incretins and amylin: neuroendocrine communication between the gut, pancreas, and brain in control of food intake and blood glucose. Annual Review of Nutrition 34:237-60.
  • Mietlicki-Baase EG, Hayes MR (2014) Amylin activates distributed CNS nuclei to control energy balance. Physiology & Behavior 136:39-46.
  • Mietlicki-Baase EG, Ortinski PI, Rupprecht LE, Olivos DR, Alhadeff AL, Pierce RC, Hayes MR (2013) The food intake-suppressive effects of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor signaling in the ventral tegmental area are mediated by AMPA/kainate receptors. American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism 305:E1367-74.
  • Rupprecht LE*, Mietlicki-Baase EG*, Zimmer DJ, McGrath LE, Olivos DR, Hayes MR (2013) Hindbrain GLP-1 receptor-mediated suppression of food intake requires a PI3K-dependent decrease in phosphorylation of membrane-bound Akt. American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism 305: E751-9.
  • Mietlicki-Baase EG, Rupprecht LE, Olivos DR, Zimmer DJ, Alter MD, Pierce RC, Schmidt HD, Hayes MR (2013) Amylin receptor signaling in the ventral tegmental area is physiologically relevant for the control of food intake. Neuropsychopharmacology 38:1685-97.

* indicates co-first authorship