Keck School Faculty

Shan Luo

Shan Luo

Assistant Professor of Medicine


NIH NIDDK: Travel Award, 2019

NIH NIDDK: Career Development Award, 2018-2022

USC Postdoctoral Association: Travel and Training Award, 2015

University of Southern California: Dissertation Award, 2012

University of Southern California: Social Neuroscience Fellowship, 2012

University of Southern California: Graduate Merit Fellowship, 2007-2011

Functional mechanism and clinical implications of miR-141 in human cancers Cell Signal. 2022 07; 95:110354. . View in PubMed

FGF21 response to sucrose is associated with BMI and dorsal striatal signaling in humans Obesity (Silver Spring). 2022 06; 30(6):1239-1247. . View in PubMed

The role of maternal BMI on brain food cue reactivity in children: a preliminary study Brain Imaging Behav. 2021 Dec; 15(6):2746-2755. . View in PubMed

Fixed Attributes and Discounting Behavior Exp Psychol. 2021 Nov; 68(6):305-322. . View in PubMed

Wearing a N95 mask increases rescuer's fatigue and decreases chest compression quality in simulated cardiopulmonary resuscitation Am J Emerg Med. 2021 Jun; 44:434-438. . View in PubMed

Brain responses to glucose ingestion are greater in children than adults and are associated with overweight and obesity Obesity (Silver Spring). 2021 12; 29(12):2081-2088. . View in PubMed

Child physical activity as a modifier of the relationship between prenatal exposure to maternal overweight/obesity and neurocognitive outcomes in offspring Int J Obes (Lond). 2021 06; 45(6):1310-1320. . View in PubMed

A systematic review of neural correlates of dysregulated eating associated with obesity risk in youth Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021 05; 124:245-266. . View in PubMed

Associations Between Exposure to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus In Utero and Daily Energy Intake, Brain Responses to Food Cues, and Adiposity in Children Diabetes Care. 2021 05; 44(5):1185-1193. . View in PubMed

Evidence of a Role for the Hippocampus in Food-Cue Processing and the Association with Body Weight and Dietary Added Sugar Obesity (Silver Spring). 2021 02; 29(2):370-378. . View in PubMed

Appetite-Regulating Hormones Are Reduced After Oral Sucrose vs Glucose: Influence of Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Sex J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 03 08; 106(3):654-664. . View in PubMed

Obesity and Sex-Related Associations With Differential Effects of Sucralose vs Sucrose on Appetite and Reward Processing: A Randomized Crossover Trial JAMA Netw Open. 2021 09 01; 4(9):e2126313. . View in PubMed

Selective morphological and volumetric alterations in the hippocampus of children exposed in utero to gestational diabetes mellitus Hum Brain Mapp. 2021 06 01; 42(8):2583-2592. . View in PubMed

Obesity and Dietary Added Sugar Interact to Affect Postprandial GLP-1 and Its Relationship to Striatal Responses to Food Cues and Feeding Behavior Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2021; 12:638504. . View in PubMed

Impacts of Acute Sucralose and Glucose on Brain Activity during Food Decisions in Humans Nutrients. 2020 Oct 27; 12(11). . View in PubMed

Dietary Fructose Intake and Hippocampal Structure and Connectivity during Childhood Nutrients. 2020 Mar 26; 12(4). . View in PubMed

Fasting may increase incentive signaling for nonfood rewards Nutr Res. 2020 05; 77:43-53. . View in PubMed

Sex differences in the association between prenatal exposure to maternal obesity and hippocampal volume in children Brain Behav. 2020 02; 10(2):e01522. . View in PubMed

Contributions of Prenatal Exposures and Child Lifestyle to Insulin Sensitivity J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 07 01; 105(7). . View in PubMed

New Insights Into Causal Pathways Between the Pediatric Age-Related Physical Activity Decline and Loss of Control Eating: A Narrative Review and Proposed Conceptual Model Front Psychol. 2020; 11:578690. . View in PubMed

Children Exposed to Maternal Obesity or Gestational Diabetes Mellitus During Early Fetal Development Have Hypothalamic Alterations That Predict Future Weight Gain Diabetes Care. 2019 08; 42(8):1473-1480. . View in PubMed

Effects of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior on Brain Response to High-Calorie Food Cues in Young Adults Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Mar; 26(3):540-546. . View in PubMed

Resting state hypothalamic response to glucose predicts glucose-induced attenuation in the ventral striatal response to food cues Appetite. 2017 09 01; 116:464-470. . View in PubMed

Influences of Dietary Added Sugar Consumption on Striatal Food-Cue Reactivity and Postprandial GLP-1 Response Front Psychiatry. 2017; 8:297. . View in PubMed

Differential effects of fructose versus glucose on brain and appetitive responses to food cues and decisions for food rewards Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 May 19; 112(20):6509-14. . View in PubMed

The behavioral and neural effect of emotional primes on intertemporal decisions Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2014 Mar; 9(3):283-91. . View in PubMed

Increased functional coupling between the left fronto-parietal network and anterior insula predicts steeper delay discounting in smokers Human Brain Mapping. 2014; 8(35). . View in PubMed

Distributed Value Representation in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex during Intertemporal Choices The Journal of Neuroscience. 2014; 22(34):7522-7530. . View in PubMed

The behavioral and neural effect of emotional primes on intertemporal decisions Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 2014; 3(9):283-291. . View in PubMed

Willpower is not synonymous with "executive function" Behav Brain Sci. 2013 Dec; 36(6):700-1; discussion 707-26. . View in PubMed

Abdominal fat is associated with a greater brain reward response to high-calorie food cues in Hispanic women Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Oct; 21(10):2029-36. . View in PubMed

Behavioral and Brain Sciences Willpower is not synonymous with “executive function”. 2013; 06(36):700-701. . View in PubMed

Neuroeconomics and the study of addiction Biol Psychiatry. 2012 Jul 15; 72(2):107-12. . View in PubMed

Biological Psychiatry Neuroeconomics and the study of addiction. 2012; 2(72):107-112. . View in PubMed

Moderators of the association between brain activation and farsighted choice NeuroImage. 2012; 2(59):1469-1477. . View in PubMed

Striatal hyposensitivity to delayed rewards among cigarette smokers Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2011; 1-3(116):18-23. . View in PubMed

Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics An argument against dual valuation system competition: cognitive capacities supporting future orientation mediate rather than compete with visceral motivations. 2010; 1(3):1-14. . View in PubMed

Behavioral and neural evidence of incentive bias for immediate rewards relative to preference-matched delayed rewards The Journal of Neuroscience. 2009; (29):14820- 14827. . View in PubMed

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