Paula Goforth
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacology
Ann Arbor
MI, United States
[email protected]

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Paula Goforth
Assistant Professor
  • Qualifications
  • Center Memberships
  • Recent Publications
  • Qualifications
    • Postdoctoral Fellow
      Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Pharmacology, 2004
    Center Memberships
    • Center Member
      Caswell Diabetes Institute
    Recent Publications See All Publications
    • Presentation
      Imaging, Cell Physiology and Metabolism
      2022 Nov;
    • Journal Article
      Melanocortin 3 receptor-expressing neurons in the ventromedial hypothalamus promote glucose disposal.
      Sutton AK, Goforth PB, Gonzalez IE, Dell'Orco J, Pei H, Myers MG, Olson DP. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2021 Apr 13; 118 (15): DOI:10.1073/pnas.2103090118
      PMID: 33827930
    • Journal Article
      Ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus neuronal subset regulates blood glucose independently of insulin.
      Flak JN, Goforth PB, Dell'Orco J, Sabatini PV, Li C, Bozadjieva N, Sorensen M, Valenta A, Rupp A, Affinati AH, Cras-Méneur C, Ansari A, Sacksner J, Kodur N, Sandoval DA, Kennedy RT, Olson DP, Myers MG. J Clin Invest, 2020 Jun 1; 130 (6): 2943 - 2952. DOI:10.1172/JCI134135
      PMID: 32134398
    • Presentation
      Brain Games: manipulating and monitoring neuronal activity
      2019 Oct;
    • Proceeding / Abstract / Poster
      Identification of VmnCckbr Neurons as Crucial Mediators of the Counterregulatory Response to Hypoglycemia
      FLAK JN, ANSARI A, SABATINI P, GOFORTH PB, LI C, SANDOVAL DA, OLSON D, MYERS MG. Diabetes, 2018 Jul 1; 67 (Supplement_1): DOI:10.2337/db18-202-or
    • Presentation
      The ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus and glucose regulation
      2017 Sep 1;
    • Journal Article
      A leptin-regulated circuit controls glucose mobilization during noxious stimuli
      Flak J, Arble D, Pan W, Patterson C, Lanigan T, Goforth P, Sacksner J, Joosten M, Morgan D, Allison M, Hayes J, Feldman E, Seeley R, Olson D, Rahmouni K, Myers Jr M. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 2017 Aug 1; 127 (8): 3103 - 3113. DOI:10.1172/JCI90147
    • Chapter
      Roles for Orexin/Hypocretin in the Control of Energy Balance and Metabolism.
      Goforth PB, Myers MG. Curr Top Behav Neurosci, 2017 33: 137 - 156. DOI:10.1007/7854_2016_51
      PMID: 27909992