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    Shan Luo

    TitleAssistant Professor of Research Medicine
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    Phone+1 213 493 9331
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      University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA2017Postdoctoral Research Associate, Endocrinology
      University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CAPh.D.2012Brain and Cognitive Sciences
      Captical Medical University, Beijing, ChinaB,S,2007Biomedical Engineering
      Collapse Awards and Honors
      USC Postdoctoral Association2015Travel and Training Award
      University of Southern California2012Social Neuroscience Fellowship
      University of Southern California2012Dissertation Award
      University of Southern California2007  - 2011Graduate Merit Fellowship

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      Effects of dietary fructose on brain appetite and reward pathways
      American Heart Association Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015
      Role: Co-Investigator
      Role Description: The goal of this work is to determine the effects of dietary fructose intake on brain pathways involved in the regulation of feeding behavior.
      Neural Correlates of Impulsive and Restrained Eating
      SC-CTSI Jul 1, 2013 - Jun 30, 2015
      Role: Co-Investigator
      Role Description: The primary goal of this project is to identify neural systems associated with food approach and eating restraint.

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      1. Luo S, Melrose AJ, Dorton H, Alves J, Monterosso JR, Page KA. Resting state hypothalamic response to glucose predicts glucose-induced attenuation in the ventral striatal response to food cues. Appetite. 2017 Sep 01; 116:464-470. PMID: 28551112.
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      2. Luo S, Monterosso JR, Sarpelleh K, Page KA. 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. PMID: 25941364.
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      3. Wang, Q., Luo, S., Monterosso, J., Zhang, J., Fang, X., Dong, Q., & Xue, G. Distributed Value Representation in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex during Intertemporal Choices. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2014; 22(34):7522-7530.
      4. *+Clewett, D., *+Luo, S., Hsu, E., Ainslie, G., Mather, M., Monterosso, J. Increased functional coupling between the left fronto-parietal network and anterior insula predicts steeper delay discounting in smokers. Human Brain Mapping. 2014; 8(35).
      5. *Luo, S., Ainslie, G., Monterosso, J. The behavioral and neural effect of emotional primes on intertemporal decisions. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 2014; 3(9):283-291.
      6. Luo S, Romero A, Adam TC, Hu HH, Monterosso J, Page KA. 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. PMID: 23408738.
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      7. Monterosso, J., & Luo, S. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. Willpower is not synonymous with “executive function”. 2013; 06(36):700-701.
      8. Monterosso, J., Piray P., & Luo, S. Biological Psychiatry. Neuroeconomics and the study of addiction. 2012; 2(72):107-112.
      9. Luo, S., Ainslie, G., Pollini, D., Giragosian, L., Monterosso, J. Moderators of the association between brain activation and farsighted choice. NeuroImage. 2012; 2(59):1469-1477.
      10. Luo, S., Ainslie, G., Giragosian, L., Monterosso, J. Striatal hyposensitivity to delayed rewards among cigarette smokers. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2011; 1-3(116):18-23.
      11. Monterosso, J. & Luo, S. 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.
      12. Luo, S., Ainslie, G., Giragosian, L., Monterosso, J. Behavioral and neural evidence of incentive bias for immediate rewards relative to preference-matched delayed rewards. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2009; (29):14820- 14827.
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