Magen N Lord

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Nutritional Sciences

PhD Student

Magen Lord is a PhD student in Dr. Emily Noble’s Nutritional Neuroscience lab


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
B.S. Neuroscience Georgia State University Fall 2019


Graduate teaching assistant in the department of Nutritional Sciences


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
FACS Funds for Excellence Scholarship FACS, UGA Summer 2021
Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship FACS, UGA Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021

Current Research

Endocannabinoid action in the hypothalamus + the impact on eating behavior

Journal Articles

Lord MN, Heo JW, Schifino AG, Hoffman JR, Donohue KN, Call JA, Noble EE. Sexually Dimorphic Effects of a Western Diet on Brain Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Neurocognitive Function. Nutrients. 2021 Nov 24;13(12):4222. doi: 10.3390/nu13124222. PMID: 34959774; PMCID: PMC8705773.

Lord MN, Subramanian K, Kanoski SE, Noble EE. Melanin-concentrating hormone and food intake control: Sites of action, peptide interactions, and appetition. Peptides. 2021 Mar;137:170476. doi: 10.1016/j.peptides.2020.170476. Epub 2020 Dec 25. PMID: 33370567; PMCID: PMC8025943.

Partrick KA, Rosenhauer AM, Auger J, Arnold AR, Ronczkowski NM, Jackson LM, Lord MN, Abdulla SM, Chassaing B, Huhman KL. Ingestion of probiotic (Lactobacillus helveticus and Bifidobacterium longum) alters intestinal microbial structure and behavioral expression following social defeat stress. Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 12;11(1):3763. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-83284-z. PMID: 33580118; PMCID: PMC7881201.

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