Elvis Espero, MD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

72 E. Concord Street



  • University of Kansas, MD
  • University of California, Davis, BS
  • Los Medanos College, AS


  • Published on 3/7/2012

    de Lartigue G, Barbier de la Serre C, Espero E, Lee J, Raybould HE. Leptin resistance in vagal afferent neurons inhibits cholecystokinin signaling and satiation in diet induced obese rats. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e32967. PMID: 22412960.

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  • Published on 4/26/2011

    de Lartigue G, Barbier de la Serre C, Espero E, Lee J, Raybould HE. Diet-induced obesity leads to the development of leptin resistance in vagal afferent neurons. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jul; 301(1):E187-95. PMID: 21521717.

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  • Published on 2/10/2011

    Liou AP, Chavez DI, Espero E, Hao S, Wank SA, Raybould HE. Protein hydrolysate-induced cholecystokinin secretion from enteroendocrine cells is indirectly mediated by the intestinal oligopeptide transporter PepT1. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 May; 300(5):G895-902. PMID: 21311026.

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  • Published on 12/10/2008

    Hao S, Dulake M, Espero E, Sternini C, Raybould HE, Rinaman L. Central Fos expression and conditioned flavor avoidance in rats following intragastric administration of bitter taste receptor ligands. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Mar; 296(3):R528-36. PMID: 19073908.

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