James Maniscalco, PhD

Graduated: August 2014
Mentor: Dr. Linda Rinaman
Thesis: Metabolic tuning of neural, neuroendocrine, and behavioral responses to stress
Current Position: Experienced Consultant, West Monroe Partners, Chicago
Prior Degree: BS Denison University (2009)


Maniscalco, J.W. and Rinaman, L. Systemic leptin dose-dependently increases STAT3 phosphorylation within hypothalamic and hindbrain nuclei. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 2014 (submitted).

Maniscalco, J.W. and L. Rinaman. Physiology and Behavior, Overnight Food Deprivation Markedly Attenuates Hindbrain Noradrenergic, Glucagon-Like Peptide-1, and Hypothalamic Neural Responses to Exogenous Cholecystokinin in Male Rats, 2013 (in press).

Maniscalco J.W., Kreisler, A.D. and Rinaman L. Satiation and stress-induced hypophagia: examining the role of hindbrain neurons expressing prolactin-releasing peptide or glucagon- like peptide 1. Front. Neurosci. 6:199. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2012.00199, 2013.