Stefany Primeaux, 

Assistant Professor


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Louisiana State University, Psychology, B.S. 1994
Southeastern Louisiana University, Psychology, M.A. 1996
University of Georgia, Psychology, Ph.D., 2000


1. Models of high fat diet-induced obesity
2. Fatty acid sensing by the tongue
3. Brain peptides involved in feeding behavior
4. Interaction of reproductive hormones and brain peptides involved in feeding behaviors


Ammon, B.S., Bellanger, D.E., Geiselman, P.J., Primeaux, S. D., Yu, Y. & Greenway, F.L. (2015, epub March 26, 2015). Short-term pilot study of the effect of sleeve gastrectomy on food preference. Obesity Surgery, 25(6) 1094-1097.

Allerton, T.D. & Primeaux, S.D. (2015, epub April 18, 2015) QRFP-26 enhances insulin’s effects on glucose uptake in rat skeletal muscle cells. Peptides, 69, 77-79.

Liu, A.G., Arceneaux III, K.P., Chu, J.T., Jacob, G., Schreiber, A.L., Tipton, R.C., Yu, Y., Johnson, W.D., Greenway, F.L., & Primeaux, S.D. (2015, epub August 4, 2015). The effect of caffeine and albuterol on body composition and metabolic rate. Obesity, 23 (9) 1830-1835.

Allerton, T.D. & Primeaux, S.D. (epub Aug. 14, 2015). High fat diet differentially regulates metabolic parameters and skeletal muscle markers in obesity-resistant S5B/Pl rats and obesity-prone Osborne-Mendel rats. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology.

Primeaux, S.D., Tzeng, T.H., Allerton, T.D., Chiang, M.C., Cosentino, G., Dubin, R.L., Varughese, A., Moore, R., Geiselman, P.J., Greenway, F.L., Uwaifo, G.I. (epub Sept 18, 2015). Differences in short-term food preferences following vertical sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice.

Schreiber, A.L., Arceneaux III, K.P., Malbrue, R.A., Mouton, A.J., Chen, C.S., Bench, E.M., Braymer, H.D., & Primeaux, S.D. (epub Jan 26, 2016) The effects of high fat diet and estradiol on hypothalamic prepro-QRFP mRNA expression in female rats. Neuropeptides.

Primeaux,S.D., de Silva, T., Tzeng, T.H., Chiang, M.C., Hsia, D.S. (epub Jun 1, 2016) Invited Review: Recent advances in the modification of taste and food preferences following bariatric surgery. Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders.
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