September 2012
03 October 2017

Years 2-4

October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2016
Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Drug-induced alterations in DA neuron activity underlie modified decision making behaviour.

FAURE Philippe

Year 1

October 1, 2012 - June 1, 2013
UEI (Unité d'Enseignement isolé)
Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Lab rot 1Social interaction and the dopaminergic system

Lab rot 2Modulation of natural reward processing by glucocorticoid receptor in dopaminoceptive neurons

FAURE Philippe
TRONCHE François


Doctoral fellowship (year 1-3) supported by the Labex BioPsy


Naudé J, Dongelmans M, Faure P.Nicotinic alteration of decision-making.Neuropharmacology. 2015 Sep;96(Pt B):244-54. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2014.11.021. Epub 2014 Dec 9.

Parnaudeau S, Dongelmans ML, Turiault M, Ambroggi F, Delbes AS, Cansell C, Luquet S, Piazza PV, Tronche F, Barik J. Glucocorticoid receptor gene inactivation in dopamine-innervated areas selectively decreases behavioral responses to amphetamine. Front Behav Neurosci. 2014 Feb 12;8:35. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00035. PMID: 24574986   

Eagle DM, Noschang C, d'Angelo LS, Noble CA, Day JO, Dongelmans ML, Theobald DE, Mar AC, Urcelay GP, Morein-Zamir S, Robbins TW. The dopamine D2/D3 receptor agonist quinpirole increases checking-like behaviour in an operant observing response task with uncertain reinforcement: a novel possible model of OCD. Behav Brain Res. 2014 May 1;264:207-29. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.12.040. PMID: 4406720


Dopamine (DA) projections from the midbrain (including ventral tegmental area - VTA and substantia nigra - SN) to striatum and frontal cortex play a major role in behavioral actions controlled by...