Nasser Haddjeri is a senior research scientist of the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale and allocated at the Laboratory of Neuropharmacology of the University Claude Bernard in Lyon, France. He received a B.S. degree in biochemistry from Marie Curie College at Marseille, France. Then, he received an M.S. degree in neurosciences at the University of Provence at Marseille, France, and a D.E.S.S. degree in psychopharmacology at the University Descartes at Paris, France. He then received a Ph.D. degree in neurosciences at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and trained as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Physiology of the University of Montreal before being recruited as a neuro-pharmacologist by the INSERM in 2002. Since more than 15 years, his research involves the neurobiology of mood disorders and their responses to antidepressant treatments. His main goal is to understand the neural bases associated to the antidepressant responses in order to develop novel therapeutics for affective disorders. Dr. Haddjeri has received a predoctoral research grant from Royal Victoria Hospital Research Institute as well as a postdoctoral research grant from Medical Research Council of Canada. He also received the Rafaelsen Fellowship Award from the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum in 1998 and the European College of Neuro-Psychopharmacology Fellowship Award in 2002. He has a total of 44 peer-reviewed publications, including 7 invited reviews, and he was invited in international meetings more than 20 times.
Biography Updated on 10 November 2011