Peer-reviewed Articles


  • Pain S, Brot S, Gaillard A. Neuroprotective effects of neuropeptide Y against neurodegenerative disease. Curr Neuropharmacol. 2021 Sep 6. doi: 10.2174/1570159X19666210906120302. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34488599.
  • Dakik H, Mantash S, Nehme A, Kobeissy F, Zabet-Moghaddam M, Mirzaei P, Mechref Y, Gaillard A, Prestoz L, Zibara K. Analysis of the Neuroproteome Associated With Cell Therapy After Intranigral Grafting in a Mouse Model of Parkinson Disease. Front Neurosci. 2021 Mar 11;15:621121. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2021.621121. PMID: 33776636; PMCID: PMC7991918.


  • Voisin A, Christelle Monville, Alexandra Plancheron, Emile Béré, Afsaneh Gaillard, and Nicolas Leveziel, “Cathepsin B pH-Dependent Activity Is Involved in Lysosomal Dysregulation in Atrophic Age-Related Macular Degeneration,” Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, vol. 2019, Article ID 5637075, 15 pages, 2019.
  • Pain S, Vergote J, Gulhan Z, Bodard S, Chalon S, Gaillard A. “Inflammatory process in Parkinson disease: neuroprotection by neuropeptide Y.”Fundam Clin Pharmacol. 2019 Oct;33(5):544-548. doi: 10.1111/fcp.12464. Epub 2019 Apr 1.
  • Bensalma S, Turpault S, Balandre AC, De Boisvilliers M, Gaillard A, Chadéneau C, Muller JM “PKA at a Cross-Road of Signaling Pathways Involved in the Regulation of Glioblastoma Migration and Invasion by the Neuropeptides VIP and PACAP”.Cancers (Basel). 2019 Jan 21;11(1). pii: E123. doi: 10.3390/cancers11010123.


  • Espuny-Camacho I, Michelsen KA, Linaro D, Bilheu A, Acosta-Verdugo S, Herpoel A, Giugliano M, GAILLARD A, Vanderhaeghen P. Human Pluripotent Stem-Cell-Derived Cortical Neurons Integrate Functionally into the Lesioned Adult Murine Visual Cortex in an Area-Specific Way. Cell Rep. 2018 May 29;23(9):2732-2743.
  • Voisin A, Monville C, Plancheron A, Balbous A, GAILLARD A, Leveziel N. hRPE cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells are more sensitive to oxidative stress than ARPE-19 cells. Exp Eye Res. 2018 Jul 24;177:76-86.
  • Alberto Joven, Heng Wang, Tiago Pinheiro, L. Shahul Hameed, BELNOUE L, András Simon. Cellular basis of brain maturation and acquisition of complex behaviors in salamanders. Development 2018, 2018 Jan 8;145(1). pii: dev160051.


  • Péron S, Droguerre M, Debarbieux F, Ballout N, Benoit-Marand M, Francheteau M, BROT S, Rougon G, Jaber M, GAILLARD A. A delay between motor cortex lesions and neuronal transplantation enhances graft integration and improves repair and recovery. J Neurosci. 2017 Jan 13. pii: 2936-16. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2936-16.2017.
  • Teng T, Gaillard A, Muzerelle A, Gaspar P. « EphrinA5 Signaling Is Required for the Distinctive Targeting of Raphe Serotonin Neurons in the Forebrain.” eNeuro. 2017 Feb 6;4(1). pii: ENEURO.0327-16.2017. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0327-16.2017. eCollection 2017 Jan-Feb.


  • Belnoue L L.*, Malvaut S.*, Ladevèze E., Abrous D.N., Koehl M. Plasticity in the olfactory bulb of the maternal mouse is prevented by gestational stress. Scientific Reports 2016 Nov 25;6:37615.
  • Kalaani J, Roche J, Hamade E, Badran B, Jaber M, GAILLARD A, Prestoz L. Axon guidance molecule expression after cell therapy in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2016 Nov 22; 34(6):877-895.
  • Hedlund E.*, BELNOUE L.*, Theofilopoulos S., Salto C., Bye C., Parish C., Deng Q., Kadkhodaei1 B., Ericson J., Arenas E., Perlmann T, & Simon A. Dopamine Receptor Antagonists Enhance Proliferation and Neurogenesis of Midbrain Lmx1a-expressing Progenitors. Scientific Reports 2016, June 1;6:26448.
  • Ballout N, Frappé I, Péron S, Jaber M, Zibara K, GAILLARD A. Development and Maturation of Embryonic Cortical Neurons Grafted into the Damaged Adult Motor Cortex. Front Neural Circuits. 2016 3;10:55.


  • Michelsen KA, Acosta-Verdugo S, Benoit-Marand M, Espuny-Camacho I, Gaspard N, Saha B, GAILLARD A*, Vanderhaeghen P*. Area-specific reestablishment of damaged circuits in the adult cerebral cortex by cortical neurons derived from mouse embryonic stem cells. Neuron, 2015, 4;85(5):982-97.
  • Hameed S.L., Berg D.A., BELNOUE L., Jensen L.D., Cao Y., Simon A. Environmental changes in oxygen tension reveal ROS-dependent neurogenesis and regeneration in the adult newt brain. Elife 2015, Oct 20;4. pii: e08422.


  • Brot S, Auger C, Bentata R, Rogemond V, Ménigoz S, Chounlamountri N, Girard-Egrot A, Honnorat J, Moradi-Améli M. Collapsin response mediator protein 5 (CRMP5) induces mitophagy, thereby regulating mitochondrion numbers in dendrites. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jan 24;289(4):2261-76.
  • Vitrac C, Péron S, Frappé I, Fernagut PO, Jaber M, GAILLARD A, Benoit-Marand M. Dopamine control of pyramidal neuron activity in the primary motor cortex via D2 receptors. Front Neural Circuits. 2014, 28;8:13.


  • Espuny-Camacho I, Michelsen KA, Gall D, Linaro D, Hasche A, Bonnefont J, Bali C, Orduz D, Bilheu A, Herpoel A, Lambert N, Gaspard N, Péron S, Schiffmann SN, Giugliano M, GAILLARD A*, Vanderhaeghen P*. Pyramidal neurons derived from human pluripotent stem cells integrate efficiently into mouse brain circuits in vivo. Neuron 2013, 6;77(3):440-56. F1000Prime, Highly cited paper.
  • Berg D.A., BELNOUE L., Song H., Simon A. Neurotransmitter-mediated control of neurogenesis in the adult vertebrate brain. Development, 2013 Jun;140(12):2548-61.
  • Saha B, Peron S, Murray K, Jaber M, GAILLARD A. Cortical lesion stimulates adult subventricular zone neural progenitor cell proliferation and migration to the site of injury. Stem Cell Res. 2013 Nov;11(3):965-77. doi: 10.1016/j.scr.2013.
  • BELNOUE L., Grosjean N., Ladevèze E., Abrous D.N., Koehl M. Prenatal Stress Inhibits Hippocampal Neurogenesis but Spares Olfactory Bulb Neurogenesis. Plos One 2013 Aug 29;8(8):e72972.

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