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Mickaël Naassila

Project Participant Mickaël Naassila, PhD   

Full professor, Head of the INSERM Unit UMR1247 Research Group on Alcohol & Pharmacodependences, Université de Picardie Jules Verne


List of relevant publications and Patents within the last five years

Total publications 1998-2018: 70 Sum of the times cited: 1360 (WEB of Science, March 2018) - H-Index: 21


Lebourgeois S, González-Marín MC, Jeanblanc J, Naassila M, Vilpoux C (2018) Effect of N-acetylcysteine on motivation, seeking and relapse to ethanol self-administration. Addict Biol 23:643-652


Bourguet E, Ozdarska K, Moroy G, Jeanblanc J, Naassila M (2018) Class I HDAC Inhibitors: Potential New Epigenetic Therapeutics for Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). J Med Chem 61:1745-1766


Jeanblanc J, Lemoine S, Jeanblanc V, Alaux-Cantin S, Naassila M (2015) The Class I-Specific HDAC Inhibitor MS-275 Decreases Motivation to Consume Alcohol and Relapse in Heavy Drinking Rats. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11;18(9). pii: pyv029


Simon-O'Brien E, Alaux-Cantin S, Warnault V, Buttolo R, Naassila M, Vilpoux C (2015) The histone deacetylase inhibitor sodium butyrate decreases excessive ethanol intake in dependent animals. Addict Biol 20:676-89


Legastelois R, Botia B, Naassila M (2013) Blockade of ethanol-induced behavioral sensitization by sodium butyrate: descriptive analysis of gene regulations in the striatum. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1143-53




1998                PhD, Neuropharmacology, Université de                                           Rouen (Prof. Martine Daoust)

1999 – 2000    Post-doctoral Researcher,                                                                 Neuropharmacology, University Kansas (Prof.                                     Elias Michaelis)

2000                Lecturer in Physiology, Pharmacy School,                                           Université de Picardie Jules Verne

2007 –             Full professor in Physiology, Pharmacy                                               School, Université de Picardie Jules Verne


2011                 National Academy of Medicine, “fight against                                    alcoholism” award

2015                 Knight in the order of the academic palms from the                              Université de Picardie Jules Verne

2017                 Clinical research award from the Institut de Psychiatrie                          GDR 2557

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