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Prof. Catherine Belzung

Catherine Belzung psiquiatra Controversias Psiquiatria Barcelona
Université de Tours, França
Ponència Mecanismes subjacents a la resistència als antidepressius en la depressió
Data Divendres, 26 d'Abril, 2019
Hora 14:30 a 15:15
Taula rodona Resistència al tractament en trastorns afectius


Catherine Belzung is the chair of the Inserm research unit "Imaging and Brain" (iBrain, UMR 1253, Tours, France), a multidisciplinary Research Center integrating research in Psychiatry (mainly focusing on autism spectrum disorders and on treatment - resistant depression), studies in cellular/molecular neurosciences and investigations aimed to develop new technologies for diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders (as methodologies relying on radiopharmaceuticals). She is full Professor in Neurosciences, and senior member of the prestigious "Institut Universitaire de France". Her research focuses on preclinical models of depression, with a focus and hippocampal neurogenesis, antidepressant resistance, and more recently, neurostimulation techniques. She is member of several panel (for example ERC Starting Grant) and editorial board of various journals (Behavioural Pharmacology, Neuropharmacology). She authored 175 publications in international peer reviewed journals.