Ellen Schur

Associate Professor

Harborview Medical Center


Email: ellschur@uw.edu

Research Interest: Central Regulation of Body Weight and Glucose Metabolism

DRC Publications

Mestre, ZL; Melhorn, SJ; Askren, MK; Tyagi, V; Gatenby, C; Young, L; Mehta, S; Webb, MF; Grabowski, TJ; ... Schur, EA Effects of Anxiety on Caloric Intake and Satiety-Related Brain Activation in Women and Men Psychosom Med 78 4: 454-64; 2016 PMC4851583

Melhorn, SJ; Mehta, S; Kratz, M; Tyagi, V; Webb, MF; Noonan, CJ; Buchwald, DS; Goldberg, J; Maravilla, KR; ... Schur, EA Brain regulation of appetite in twins Am J Clin Nutr 103 2: 314-22; 2016 PMC4733261

Schur, EA; Melhorn, SJ; Oh, SK; Lacy, JM; Berkseth, KE; Guyenet, SJ; Sonnen, JA; Tyagi, V; Rosalynn, M; ... Maravilla, KR Radiologic evidence that hypothalamic gliosis is associated with obesity and insulin resistance in humans Obesity (Silver Spring) 23 11: 2142-8; 2015 PMC4634110

Bosch, TA; Chow, L; Dengel, DR; Melhorn, SJ; Webb, M; Yancey, D; Callahan, H; De Leon, MR; Tyagi, V; ... Schur, EA In adult twins, visceral fat accumulation depends more on exceeding sex-specific adiposity thresholds than on genetics Metabolism 64 9: 991-8; 2015 PMC4546509

Buschur, E; Sarma, AV; Pietropaolo, M; Dunn, RL; Braffett, BH; Cleary, PA; Cowie, C; Larkin, ME; Wessells, H; ... DCCT/EDIC Research Group Self-reported autoimmune disease by sex in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC) Study Diabetes Care 37 2: e28-9; 2014 PMC3898756

Melhorn, SJ; Tyagi, V; Smeraglio, A; Roth, CL; Schur, EA ; Initial evidence that GLP-1 receptor blockade fails to suppress postprandial satiety or promote food intake in humans Appetite 82 85-90; 2014 PMC4171349

Berkseth, KE; Guyenet, SJ; Melhorn, SJ; Lee, D; Thaler, JP; Schur, EA; Schwartz, MW ; Hypothalamic gliosis associated with high-fat diet feeding is reversible in mice: a combined immunohistochemical and magnetic resonance imaging study Endocrinology 155 8: 2858-67; 2014 PMC4098007

Berkseth, KE; Schur, E; Schwartz, MW ; A role for natriuretic peptides in the central control of energy balance? Diabetes 62 5: 1379-81; 2013 PMC3636633

Kim, C; Kong, S; Laughlin, GA; Golden, SH; Mather, KJ; Nan, B; Randolph, JF, Jr.; Edelstein, SL; Labrie, F; ... Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group Reductions in glucose among postmenopausal women who use and do not use estrogen therapy Menopause 20 4: 393-400; 2013 PMC3582709

Lee, D; Thaler, JP; Berkseth, KE; Melhorn, SJ; Schwartz, MW; Schur, EA ; Longer T(2) relaxation time is a marker of hypothalamic gliosis in mice with diet-induced obesity Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 304 11: E1245-50; 2013 PMC3680680

Campbell, KL; Foster-Schubert, KE; Makar, KW; Kratz, M; Hagman, D; Schur, EA; Habermann, N; Horton, M; Abbenhardt, C; ... Ulrich, CM Gene expression changes in adipose tissue with diet- and/or exercise-induced weight loss Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6 3: 217-31; 2013 PMC3738189

Schur, E; Godfrey, KM; Dansie, E; Buchwald, D; Pagoto, S; Afari, N ; Can familial factors account for the association of body mass index with poor mental health in men or women? Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35 5: 502-7; 2013 PMC3775952

Mehta, S; Melhorn, SJ; Smeraglio, A; Tyagi, V; Grabowski, T; Schwartz, MW; Schur, EA ; Regional brain response to visual food cues is a marker of satiety that predicts food choice Am J Clin Nutr 96 5: 989-99; 2012 PMC3471210

Thaler, JP; Yi, CX; Schur, EA; Guyenet, SJ; Hwang, BH; Dietrich, MO; Zhao, X; Sarruf, DA; Izgur, V; ... Schwartz, MW Obesity is associated with hypothalamic injury in rodents and humans J Clin Invest 122 1: 153-62; 2012 PMC3248304

Roth, CL; Aylward, E; Liang, O; Kleinhans, NM; Pauley, G; Schur, EA ; Functional neuroimaging in craniopharyngioma: a useful tool to better understand hypothalamic obesity? Obes Facts 5 2: 243-53; 2012

Kim, C; Kong, S; Laughlin, GA; Golden, SH; Mather, KJ; Nan, B; Edelstein, SL; Randolph, JF, Jr.; Labrie, F; ... Barrett-Connor, E Endogenous sex hormone changes in postmenopausal women in the Diabetes Prevention Program J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97 8: 2853-61; 2012 PMC3410266

Schur, EA; Kleinhans, NM; Goldberg, J; Buchwald, DS; Polivy, J; Del Parigi, A; Maravilla, KR ; Acquired differences in brain responses among monozygotic twins discordant for restrained eating Physiol Behav 105 2: 560-7; 2012 PMC4151510