AUDINAT Etienne : UMR_S1128 : Neuron-Glia Interactions

Unit : INSERM UMR_S1128 - Université Paris Descartes

Faculté des Sciences Fondamentales et Biomédicales
Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie et Nouvelles Microscopies (INSERM UMR_S1128)
45 rue des Saints Pères
75270 PARIS Cedex 06

Speciality : Department DGNRV

Director of the unit : Serge CHARPAK

Principal investigator :

AUDINAT Etienne
Email : etienne.audinatSPAMFILTER@parisdescartes.fr Phone number: +33 (0)1 42 86 41 54

Composition of research team :

  • AUDINAT Etienne (DR-CNRS, HDR)
  • LEVAVASSEUR Françoise (IR-INSERM)

5 Recent publications of the research team :

Arnoux I*, Hoshiko M*, Avignone E, Mandavy L, Yamamoto M, Audinat E (2013) Adaptive phenotype of microglial cells during the normal postnatal of the somatosensory "barrel" cortex.Glia 61(10): 1582-94

Hoshiko M*, Arnoux I*, Avignone E, Yamamoto N, Audinat E (2012) Deficiency of the microglial receptor CX3CR1 impairs postnatal functional development of thalamo-cortical synapses in the barrel cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience 32:15106-15111

Le Meur K, Mendizabal-Zubiaga J, Grandes P, Audinat E (2012) GABA release by hippocampal astrocytes. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  6:59. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2012.00059

Avignone E, Ulmann L, Levavasseur F, Rassendren f, Audinat E (2008) Status epilepticus induces a particular microglial activation state characterized by enhanced purinergic signaling. The Journal of Neuroscience 28: 9133-9144.

Angulo MC, Le Meur K, Kozlov A, Charpak S, Audinat E (2008) GABA: a forgotten gliotransmitter. Progress in Neurobiology 86:297-303.