Position title
Predoctoral researcher R1 - R1.02/2021

Perform research tasks corresponding to the project of the laboratory of Neurobiology. The group is interested in incorporating one person wishing to perform a doctoral thesis on this project.

The research activities of the group aim to advance in the following objectives: identify the mechanisms leading to cognitive and motor impairment in hyperammonemia and minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE); identify mechanisms involved in the interplay between neuroinflammation, cGMP and GABAergic and glutamatergic neurotransmission in hippocampus and cerebellum and how these interactions modulate cognitive and motor function; assess the contribution of hyperammonemia and peripheral inflammation to the mechanisms leading to cognitive and motor impairment in MHE; identify targets to reverse cognitive and motor impairment; design and test in animal models of hyperammonemia and MHE new therapeutic treatments to reverse cognitive and motor impairment.


The applicant must include the academic record in the application.



Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Working Hours
Full time
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