Dean A. Van Vugt, Ph.D.
Professor

Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

vanvugtd@queensu.ca


Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Columbia University [Michel Ferin, Supervisor] (1984)

Postgraduate Training: Dept. of Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan [Joseph Meites, Supervisor] (1981)

Cross-appointment: Department of Physiology

Research Interests: Neuroendocrine regulation of the menstrual cycle and appetite

Other Interests: Golf, gardening, boating, scuba diving

Selected Publications

Van Vugt DA, Krzemien A, Alsaadi H, Palerme S, Reid RL. Effect of insulin sensitivity on corticolimbic responses to food picture in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Obesity (Silver Spring) 2013 Jun;21(6):1215-22.

Frank TC, Kim GL, Krzemien A, Van Vugt DA. Effect of menstrual cycle phase on corticolimbic brain activation by visual food cues. Brain Res 2010 Dec 2;1363:81-92.

Van Vugt DA. Brain imaging studies of appetite in the context of obesity and the menstrual cycle. [Review] Hum Reprod Update 2010 May-Jun;16(3):276-92.

Papadimitriou MA, Krzemien AA, Hahn PM, Van Vugt DA. Peptide YY(3-36)-induced inhibition of food intake in female monkeys. Brain Res 2007 Oct 17;1175:60-5.

Lujan ME, Krzemien AA, Reid RL, Van Vugt DA. Effect of leptin administration on ovulation in food-restricted rhesus monkeys. Neuroendocrinology 2006;84(2):103-14.

Lujan ME, Krzemien AA, Reid RL, Van Vugt DA. Developing a model of nutritional amenorrhea in rhesus monkeys. Endocrinology 2006 Jan;147(1):483-92.

Van Vugt DA, Lujan ME, Froats M, Krzemien A, Couceyro PR, Reid RL. Effect of fasting on cocaine-amphetamine-regulated transcript, neuropeptide Y, and leptin receptor expression in the non-human primate hypothalamus. Neuroendocrinology 2006;84(2):83-93.