The Team belongs to the University of Paris Sud (Université Paris Saclay). This translational team is composed of preclinicians and pharmacologists at the faculty of Pharmacy, and psychiatrists and psychologists at the Kremlin Bicêtre Hospital. The preclinical team is composed of young scientists with diverse and combinatorial skills in various techniques from molecular biology to animal behavior analysis, microdialysis and immunohistochemistry. The clinical team is composed of psychiatrists who have specialties in GWAS analysis and human imagery. They designed and created large cohorts of depressed subjects
Our research focus on :
- developping comprehensive animal models of mood disorders
- understanding the mechanisms underlying human major depression and other mood disorders
- elucidate the mechanism of action of existing or new pharmacologic antidepressant therapies
- unravel central and peripheral markers of MDD and response to treatment.