Publications significatives

Differential effects of global versus local testosterone on singing behavior and its underlying neural substrate

Alward BA, Balthazart J, Ball GF.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 26;110(48):19573-8.


Neuroestrogens rapidly regulate sexual motivation but not performance

Seredynski AL, Balthazart J, Christophe VJ, Ball GF, Cornil CA.

J Neurosci. 2013 Jan 2;33(1):164-74.


Dynamic changes in brain aromatase activity following sexual interactions in males: where, when and why?

de Bournonville C, Dickens MJ, Ball GF, Balthazart J, Cornil CA.

Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Jun;38(6):789-99. 


EFHC1 interacts with microtubules to regulate cell division and cortical development

De Nijs L, Leon C, Nguyen L, LoTurco JJ, Delgado-Escueta AV, Grisar T, Lakaye B

Nat. Neurosci. 2009; 12:1266-74


Mutations of EFHC1, linked to juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, disrupt radial and tangential migrations during brain development

De Nijs L, Wolkoff N, Coumans B, Delgado-Escueta AV, Grisar T, Lakaye B

Hum. Mol. Genetics 2012; 21:5106-17


Melanin-concentrating hormone regulates beat frequency of ependymal cilia and ventricular volume

Conductier G, Brau F, Viola A, Langlet F, Ramkumar N, Dehouck B, Lemaire T, Chapot R, Lucas L, Rorève C, Maitre P, Hosseiny S, Petit-Paitel A, Adamantidis A, Lakaye B, Risold PY, Prevot V, Meste O, Nahon JL, Guyon A

Nat. Neurosci. 2013;16:845-47


Human glioblastoma-initiating cells invade specifically the subventricular zones and olfactory bulbs of mice after striatal injection.

Kroonen, J., Nassen, J., Boulanger, Y.-G., Provenzano, F., Capraro, V., Bours, V., Martin, D., Deprez, M., Robe, P., Rogister, B.

Int.J.Cancer, 2011;129(3):574-585.


Mesenchymal stem cells and neural crest stem cells from adult bone marrow: characterization of their surprising similarities and differences.

Wislet-Gendebien*, S., Laudet*, E., Neirinckx, V., Alix, P., Leprince, P., Glejzer, A., Poulet, C., Hennuy, B., Sommer, L., Shakova, O. and Rogister, B.

Cell.Molec.Life Sciences, 2012;69 (15):2593-2608.


Effects of eccentrically and concentrically biased training on mouse muscle phenotype.

Hody, S., Lacrosse, Z., Leprince, P., Collodoro, M., Croisier, J.L. and Rogister, B. Med.Sci.Sports Exerc., 2013;45(8):2281-2296.


Differences in Na+ conductance density and Na+ channel functional properties between dopamine and GABA neurons of the rat substantia nigra.

Seutin V, Engel D.

J Neurophysiol. 2010. Mar 31.


How modeling can reconcile apparently discrepant experimental results: the case of pacemaking in dopaminergic neurons.

Drion G, Massotte L, Sepulchre R, Seutin V.

PLoS Comput Biol. 2011. May 26.


Crucial role of a shared extracellular loop in apamin sensitivity and maintenance of pore shape of small-conductance calcium-activated potassium (SK) channels.

Weatherall KL, Seutin V, Liégeois JF, Marrion NV.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011. Oct 24.


Discovery of a natural thiamine adenine nucleotide

Bettendorff L, Wirtzfeld B, Makarchikov AF, Mazzucchelli G, Frédérich M, Gigliobianco T, Gangolf M, De Pauw E, Angenot L, Wins P

Nature Chem. Biol. 2007;3:211-212


A specific inorganic triphosphatase from Nitrosomonas europaea: structure and catalytic mechanism

Delvaux D, R.V.S. Murty M, Gabelica V, Lakaye B, Lunin VV, Skarina T, Onopriyenko O, Kohn G, Wins P, De Pauw E, Bettendorff L

J. Biol. Chem. 2011;286:34023-34035


An alternative role of FoF1-ATPase in Escherichia coli : synthesis of thiamine triphosphate

Gigliobianco T, Gangolf M, Lakaye B, Pirson B, von Ballmoos C, Wins P, Bettendorff L

Sci. Rep. 2013;3:1071


Ephrin-A5/EphA4 signalling controls specific afferent targeting to cochlear hair cells. Defourny J, Poirrier AL, Lallemend F, Mateo Sánchez S, Neef J, Vanderhaeghen

P, Soriano E, Peuckert C, Kullander K, Fritzsch B, Nguyen L, Moonen G, Moser T,

Malgrange B.

Nat Commun. 2013;4:1438.


Cdk6-dependent regulation of G(1) length controls adult neurogenesis.

Beukelaers P, Vandenbosch R, Caron N, Nguyen L, Belachew S, Moonen G, Kiyokawa H, Barbacid M, Santamaria D, Malgrange B.

Stem Cells. 2011 Apr;29(4):713-24.


Using human pluripotent stem cells to untangle neurodegenerative disease mechanisms.

Malgrange B, Borgs L, Grobarczyk B, Purnelle A, Ernst P, Moonen G, Nguyen L.

Cell Mol Life Sci. 2011 Feb;68(4):635-49.


MiR-22 and miR-124 regulate the polarization of migrating projection neurons by targeting the CoREST/Doublecortin signaling pathway

Volvert, M.-L., Pirotte, S., Rogister, F., Close, P., Sacheli, R., Merkenschlager, M., Moonen, G., Chariot, A., Malgrange, B., and  Nguyen, L.

Cell Rep 2014;7(4):1168-83.


Glycine receptor α2 subunit activation promotes cortical interneurons migration

Avila, A., Vidal, P.M., Dear, T.N., Harvey, J.H., Rigo, J.-M., and Nguyen, L.

Cell Rep 2013;4(4):738-50.


p27Kip1 is a microtubule-associated protein that promotes microtubule polymerisation during neuron migration.

Godin, J., Thomas, N., Laguesse, S., Malinouskaya, L., Close, P., Malaise, P., Purnelle, A., Raineteau, O., Campbell, K., Fero, M., Moonen, G., Malgrange, B., Chariot, A., Metin, C, Besson, A., and Nguyen, L.

Dev Cell 2012;23(4): 729-44.


Elongator Controls the Migration and Differentiation of Cortical Neurons through Acetylation of Alpha Tubulin.

Creppe, C., Malinouskaya, L., Volvert, M.-L., Gillard, M., Close, P., Malaise, O., Laguesse, S., Cornez, I., Rahmouni, S., Ormenese, S., Belachew, S., Malgrange, B., Chapelle, J.-P., Siebenlist, U., Moonen, G., Chariot, A., and Nguyen, L.  

Cell 2009;132:551-564


Postnatal and adult exposure to estradiol differentially influences the survival and functional integration of newborn neurons in the main and accessory olfactory bulb of adult female mice

Veyrac A, Bakker J

FASEB J 2011, 25: 1048-1057


The development of female sexual behavior requires prepubertal estradiol

Brock O, Baum MJ, Bakker J

Journal of Neuroscience 2011, 31: 5574-5578


Neural activation during mental rotation in complete androgen sensitivity syndrome: the influence of sex hormones and sex chromosomes

Van Hemmen J, Veltman DJ, Hoekzema E, Cohen-Kettenis PT, Dessens AB, Bakker J

Cerebral Cortex 2014


Differentiation of Boettcher's cells during postnatal development of rat cochlea.

Cloes M, Renson T, Johnen N, Thelen N, Thiry M.

Cell Tissue Res. 2013 Dec;354(3):707-16.


A protocol for studying the kinetics of RNA within cultured cells: application to ribosomal RNA.

Thiry M, Lamaye F, Thelen N, Chatron-Colliet A, Lalun N, Bobichon H, Ploton D.

Nat Protoc. 2008;3(12):1997-2004.


Alteration of rat fetal cerebral cortex development after prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls

Naveau E, Gérard A, Pinson A, Nguyen L, Charlier C, Thomé JP, Zoeller RT, Bourguignon JP,  Parent AS

PlosOne 2014, 9(3), e91903


Pubertal timing after neonatal diethylstilbestrol exposure in female rats: neuroendocrine versus peripheral effects and additive role of prenatal food restriction

Franssen D, Ioannou Y, Alvarez-Real A, Gérard A, Mueller J, Heger S, Bourguignon JP, Parent AS

Reprod Toxicol., 2014, 44, 63-72


Early neuroendocrine disruption in hypothalamus and hippocampus:

developmental effects including female sexual maturation and implications for

endocrine disrupting chemical screening

Bourguignon JP, Franssen D, Gérard A, Janssen S, Pinson A, Naveau E, Parent AS.

J Neuroendocrinol. 2013, 25, 1079-87


Inactivation of genes coding for mitochondrial Nd7 and Nd9 complex I subunits in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Impact of complex I loss on respiration and energetic metabolism.

Massoz, S., Larosa, V., Plancke, C., Lapaille, M., Bailleul, B., Pirotte, D., Radoux, M., Leprince, P., Coosemans, N., Matagne, R., Remacle, C., Cardol, P.

Mitochondrion, 2013 S1567-7249(13)00276-6                             


Involvement of PlGF in Wallerian degeneration.

Chaballe L, Close P, Sempels M, Delstanche S, Fanielle J, Moons L, Carmeliet P, Schoenen J, Chariot A, Franzen R.



Conditioned medium from bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells improves recovery after spinal cord injury in rats: an original strategy to avoid cell transplantation.

Cantinieaux D, Quertainmont R, Blacher S, Rossi L, Wanet T, Noel A, Brook Ga, Schoenen J, Franzen R

PLoS One 2013.                                                 


Concise review: spinal cord injuries: how could adult mesenchymal and neural crest stem cells take up the challenge?

Neirinckx V, Cantinieaux D, Coste C, Rogister B, Franzen R, Wislet-Gendebien S

Stem Cells 2014.