Team 1


Study Director EPHE

Contact: nfrances(at)

Phone: 04 67 14 42 52

Team 1: Cerebral aging and Neurodegenerative diseases


Nadine Mestre-Frances is an assistant professor at Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. She teachs neuroscience and animal experimentation. She is co-responsible for the team “Cerebral aging and neurodegenerative diseases” in the unit INSERM U1198-EPHE-UM. She studies the Cerebral aging and neurodegenerative diseases such as prion, Alzheimer and Parkinson disease in a non human primate, the gray mouse lemur. The development of this model was supported by various fundings: US Alzheimer organization, France Alzheimer, National Institutes of Health, European Program FP7, GIS Prion, ANR e-rare. Head director of the platform animals models at the Montpellier University (CECEMA,