Univ Pierre et Marie Curie

Neuro-modulation (UVSQ)

Main field of research: 

Cognitive neurosciences / neuropsychology /neuroeconomy


Brain imaging
Neurological disability
Translational neuroscience

ENP label: 


The long-term objective of this project is to apply high field MRI eventually combined with other neuroscience approaches, to develop physical (e.g. electric neurostimulation) and/or chemical (e.g. pharmacological delivery) devices of neuromodulation that target neuronal sites and manipulate specific aspects of cognition, motor behavior or consciousness, leading ultimately to the development of treatments for patients with related diseases (e.g. disorders of consciousness, Parkinson's disease...).


Principal Institution: 



Univ Pierre et Marie Curie

Doctoral School: 



Unicog Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit

Initiatives d'Excellence: 

IDEX Paris-Saclay / NeuroSaclay, IHU Handimedex


-Arsenault J, Nelissen K, Jarraya B#, Vanduffel W. Dopaminergic reward signals selectively decrease fMRI activity in primate visual cortex. Neuron. Mars 2013.

-D. Le Bihan, O. Joly#, T. Aso, L. Uhrig#, C. Poupon, N. Tani#, H. Iwamuro#, S-I. Urayama, B. Jarraya# Brain tissue water comes in two pools: Evidence from diffusion and R2? measurements with USPIOs in non human primates. NeuroImage. 2012 May 11.

-K Nelissen*, B Jarraya* #, J Arsenault, B R. Rosen, L L. Wald, J B. Mandeville, J. J. Marota, W Vanduffel. Neural correlates of formation and retention of cocaine-induced stimulus-reward associations. Biological Psychiatry. 2012 Mar 20. * co-authoring

-L Ciobanu, O Reynaud, L Uhrig#, B Jarraya#, D Le Bihan. Effects of Anesthetic Agents on Brain Blood Oxygenation Level Revealed with Ultra-High Field MRI PlosONE. 2012;7(3):e32645.

- N Tani#, O Joly#, H Iwamuro#, L Uhrig#, C J. Wiggins, C Poupon, H Kolster, W Vanduffei, D Le Bihan, S Palfi#, B Jarraya# Direct visualization of non-human primate subcortical nuclei with contrast-enhanced high field MRI. NeuroImage 2011 Sep 1;58(1):60-8.

- Jarraya B#, Boulet S, Scott Ralph G, Jan C, Bonvento G, Azzouz M, E. Miskin J, Shin M, DelzescauxT, Drouot X, Hérard A.S, M. Day D, Brouillet E, M. Kingsman S, Hantraye P, A. Mitrophanous K, D. Mazarakis N, Palfi S#. Dopamine Gene Therapy for Parkinson?s Disease in a Nonhuman Primate Without Associated Dyskinesia. Science Translational Medicine Vol 1 2009.