Selected Publications

  1. Cara AL, Henson EL, Beekly BG, Elias CF. Distribution of androgen receptor mRNA in the prepubertal male and female mouse brain. J. Neuroendocrinol. 33(12):e13063. 2021. doi: (Pubmed)

  2. Han X, Burger LL, Garcia-Galiano D, Moenter SM, Myers, Jr. MG, Olson DP and Elias CF. Protocol to extract actively translated mRNAs from mouse hypothalamus by translating ribosome affinity purification. STAR Protoc. 2(2):100589. 2021. (Pubmed)

  3. Garcia-Galiano D, Cara AL, Tata Z, Allen SJ, Myers Jr. MG, Schipani E and Elias CF. ERα signaling in GHRH/Kiss1 dual phenotype neurons plays sex-specific roles in growth and puberty. J Neurosci. (Pubmed)

  4. Han X, Burger LL, Garcia-Galiano D, Sim S, Allen SJ, Olson DP, Myers, Jr. MG and Elias CF. Hypothalamic and Cell-Specific Transcriptomes Unravel a Dynamic Neuropil Remodeling in Leptin-Induced and Typical Pubertal Transition in Female Mice. iScience. 23(10): 101563. 2020. (Pubmed)

  5. Beekly BG, Frankel WC, Berg T, Allen SJ, Garcia-Galiano D, Vanini G, and Elias CF. Dissociated Pmch and Cre Expression in Lactating Pmch-Cre BAC Transgenic Mice. Front. Neuroanat. 14 Art:60. 2020. (Pubmed)

  6. Cara AL, Myers MG, Elias CF. Lack of AR in LepRb Cells Disrupts Ambulatory Activity and Neuroendocrine Axes in a Sex-Specific Manner in Mice. Endocrinology 161(8). doi:10.1210/endocr/bqaa110. 2020. (Pubmed)

  7. Franca MM, Han X, Funari MFA, Lerario AM, Nishi MY, Fontenele EGP, Domenice S, Jorge AAL, Garcia-Galiano D, Elias CF*, Mendonca BB*. Exome sequencing reveals POLR3H gene as a novel cause of Primary Ovarian Insufficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 104(7):2827-2841. 2019. (Pubmed)

  8. Borges BC, Han X, Allen SJ, Garcia-Galiano D, Elias CF. Insulin signaling in LepR cells modulates fat and glucose homeostasis independent of leptin. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 316(1): E121-E134. 2019. (Pubmed)

  9. Mahany EB, Han X, Borges BC, da Silveira Cruz-Machado S, Allen SJ, Garcia-Galiano D, Hoenerhoff MJ, Bellefontaine NH, Elias CF. Obesity and high fat diet induce distinct changes in placental gene expression and pregnancy outcome. Endocrinology 159(4):1718-1733. 2018. (Pubmed)

  10. Hill JW, Elias CF. Neuroanatomical Framework of the Metabolic Control of Reproduction. Physiol Rev, 98(4):2349-2380. 2018. (Pubmed)

  11. Garcia-Galiano D, Borges BC, Donato JJr, Allen SJ, Bellefontaine N, Wang M, Zhao JJ, Kozloff KM, Hill JW, Elias CF. PI3Kα inactivation in leptin receptor cells increases leptin sensitivity but disrupts growth and reproduction. JCI Insight, Dec 7; 2 (23). pii: 96728. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.96728. [Epub ahead of print]. 2017. PMID: 29212950. (Pubmed)

  12. Borges BC, Garcia-Galiano D, Silveira Cruz-Machado S, Han X, Gavrilina GB, Saunders TL, Auchus RJ, Hammoud S, Smith GD, Elias CF. Obesity-induced infertility in male mice is associated with disruption of Crisp4 expression and sperm fertilization capacity. Endocrinology 158, 2930-2943. 2017. (Pubmed)

  13. Mohsen Z, Sim H, Garcia-Galiano D, Han X, Bellefontaine N, Saunders TL, Elias CF. Sexually dimorphic distribution of Prokr2 neurons revealed by the Prokr2-Cre mouse model. Brain Struct Funct 222, 4111-4129. 2017. (Pubmed)

  14. Frazão R, Cravo RM, Donato J Jr, Ratra D, Clegg D, Elmquist JK, Zigman JM, Williams KW, Elias CF. Shift in Kiss1 cell activity requires estrogen receptor α. J Neurosci 33, 2807-20. 2013. (Pubmed)

  15. Cravo RM, Margatho LO, Osborne-Lawrence S, Donato J Jr, Atkin S, Bookout AL, Rovinsky S, Frazão R, Lee CE, Gautron L, Zigman JM, Elias CF. Characterization of Kiss1 neurons using transgenic mouse models. Neuroscience 173:37-56. 2011. (Pubmed)

  16. Donato J Jr, Cravo RM, Frazão R, Gautron L, Scott MM, Lachey J, Castro IA, Margatho LO, Lee S, Lee C, Richardson JA, Friedman J, Chua S Jr, Coppari R, Zigman JM, Elmquist JK, Elias CF. Leptin's effect on puberty in mice is relayed by the ventral premammillary nucleus and does not require signaling in Kiss1 neurons. J Clin Invest. 121: 355-368. 2011. (Pubmed)