About the article
Prof. Robert Lalonde graduated from the University of Montreal, Department of Psychology, with a PhD degree in 1982. After postdoctoral training at the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, he obtained a position as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine at the University of Montreal. In 1996, he obtained a position as a Professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Rouen. His main research work concerns the behavioral characterization of mutant mice as well as psychopharmacological studies. He has published 214 research articles.
Dr. Ken-ichiro (Ken) Fukuchi graduated from the Osaka University Medical School with a Medical Degree in 1979 and a PhD in 1985 in the field of medical genetics. He is a neuroscientist, molecular biologist and trained as a geriatrician who has dedicated his life to biomedical research. The Fukuchi Laboratory research has been focused on studying the molecular mechanisms underlying age-associated diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and developing new preventive and therapeutic measures for over 20 years. Dr. Fukuchi is the Principal Investigator and recipient of numerous research grants from various resources including National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Fukuchi has published over 70 scientific peer reviewed articles in this research area.
Dr. Catherine Strazielle graduated from the University of Lorraine with a MSc in Nutrition and a PhD in 1995 in Neuroscience, in the field of functional neuroanatomy. After postdoctoral training in Montreal in 1995, she began to collaborate with Robert Lalonde concerning the phenotypic characterization of animal models of human neurodegenerative diseases, particularly Alzheimer’s disease and cerebellar ataxia, evaluating by means of brain cartographies, the neurochemical changes linked to behavioral performances. She has published more than 60 articles in this field.
Published Online: 2012-07-29
Published in Print: 2012-08-01