Monique Esclapez
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  • Location : Marseille, France
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Monique Esclapez PhD Neurosciences

Course and current status

2012-Present. Chargé de Recherche (CR1) at INSERM UMR 1106, Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes (INS), Aix-Marseille University, Faculté Médecine Timone, Marseille France. Head Leader of The GABAergic Neuronal Networks: Structural and Neurochemical Organization, Development, Epilepsy Group, 

2005-2011. Chargé de Recherche (CR1) at INSERM UMR 751, «Epilepsy and Cognition» Laboratory, Aix-Marseille University, Faculté Médecine Timone, Marseille France. Head Leader of the Cellular and Molecular Neuroanatomy group. 

1999-2005. Chargé de Recherche (CR1) at INSERM U 29, INMED, Faculté des Sciences Luminy, Marseille, France. 

1996-1998. Postdoctorant Fellow at INSERM U29, « Epilepsy & Cerebral Ischemia » Laboratory, Hôpital Port Royal, Paris, France.

1990-1995. Postdoctorant Fellow at Brain Research Institute, “Department of Medicine, Anatomy and cell Biology", University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

1990. Ph.D. Speciality Neurosciences, Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris, France.

1985-1990. Doctorant at INSERM U 97, Epilepsy Research Laboratory, Centre Paul Broca, Paris, France

Scientific summary

My broad research interests are the structural and neurochemical organization, plasticity and development of the mammalian central nervous system, in physiological and pathological (Epilepsy) conditions, with a special focus on the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) neuronal networks. All these researches are conducted in rodents and non-human primates as well as in human brain tissue

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