The spinal cord: basic research to clinical practice

The spinal cord: basic research to clinical practice

8h30 – 9h00 : Registration / Check in

9h00 – 9h10 : Welcome and Introduction


Keynote Speakers:

  • 9h10 – 9h50 : Gareth Miles (University of St Andrews)

« Functional analyses of human iPSC-based models of ALS reveal potential pathogenic mechanisms »

  • 9h50 – 10h30 : John Martin (City College of New York)

« Modulating neural activity to repair the corticospinal system after spinal cord injury »


Motor session

  • 10h50 – 11h15 : Nicolas Wanaverbecq (Marseille, INT)

« Do CSF contacting neurons modu- late spinal motor network in the mouse? »

  • 11h15 – 11h40 : Patrick Decherchi (Marseille, ISM)

« Biomaterials for spinal cord repair »

  • 11h40 – 12h05 : Pierre Hugue Roche (Marseille, APHM)

« Early management of spinal cord injury – where do we stand »

  • 12h05 – 12h30 : Marjorie Kerzoncuf (Marseille, INT)

« Management of spasticity after spinal cord injury: current techniques and future directions ».


Imaging session

  • 14h00 – 14h25 : Christophe Leterrier (Marseille, INP)

“The nano-architecture of the axonal cytoskeleton revealed by superresolution imaging»

  • 14h25 – 14h50 : Hervé Rigneault (Marseille, Institut Fresnel)

“Coherent Raman imaging: tech- niques and applications in neurosciences.”

  • 14h50 – 15h15 : Franck Debarbieux (Marseille, INT)

”Intravital dynamic imaging of neuroinflamma- tory cellular events following implantation of a neuroprosthesis in the traumatized spinal cord”

  • 15h15 – 15h40 : Guillaume Duhamel (Marseille, CRMBM)

“In vivo measurement of the myelin by inhomogeneous magnetization transfer (ihMT)”


Sensory session

  • 16h10 – 16h35 : Cyril Rivat (Montpellier, Institut des neurosciences)

« Functional interaction between μ opioid and FLT3 receptors in sensory neurons produces analgesic tolerance and hyperalgesia »

  • 16h35 – 17h00 : Emmanuel Bourinet (Montpellier, IGF)

« Low threshold voltage gated calcium channels regulates pathologi- cal integration of neuropathic pain in spinal dorsal horn circuits »

  • 17h00 – 17h25 : Matilde Cordero-Erausquin (Strasbourg, INCI)

« Implication of the cortico-spinal pathway in sensory- motor control »

  • 17h25 – 17h50 : Aziz Moqrich (Marseille, IBDM)

« Functional significance of primary sensory neurons diversity: A focus on chronic pain »


18h00 : Wine & Cheese


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> Scientific committee: Frédéric Brocard, Virginie Callot, Aziz Moqrich and Geneviève Rougon

Informations pratiques


8h30 - 18h00


Institut Neurosciences Timone
27 boulevard Jean Moulin