List of publications


· Leroy F, de Solia CA, Boyle LM, Bock Tobias, Lofaro OM, Buss EW, Asok A, Kandel ER, Siegelbaum SA. Enkephalin release from VIP interneurons in the hippocampal CA2/3a region mediates heterosynaptic plasticity and social memory. Molecular Psychiatry, 2021


· Oliva A, Fernández-Ruiz A, Leroy F, Siegelbaum SA. Hippocampal CA2 sharp-wave ripples reactivate and promote social memory. Nature 2020 Nov;587(7833):264-269. PMID: 32968277


· Asok A, Leroy F, Rayman J and Kandel ER. Molecular Mechanisms of the Memory Trace. Trends Neurosci. 2019 Jan;42(1):14-22. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2018.10.005. Epub 2018 Oct 31. PMID:30391015


· Leroy F, Park J, Asok A, Brann DH, Meira T, Boyle LM, Buss EW, Kandel ER and Siegelbaum SA. A circuit from hippocampal CA2 to lateral septum disinhibits social aggression. Nature. 2018 Dec 5; 564(7735):213-218. PMID: 30518859.

· Meira T, Leroy F, Buss EW, Park J and Siegelbaum SA. A hippocampal circuit linking dorsal CA2 to ventral CA1 critical for social memory dynamics. Nat Commun. 2018 Oct 9; 9(1):4163. PMID: 30301899

· Elgueta C, Leroy F, Vielma AH, Schmachtenberg O, Palacios AG. Electrical coupling between A17 cells enhances reciprocal inhibitory feedback to rod bipolar cells. Sci. Rep. 2018 Feb 15; 8(1):3123. PMID: 29449585.


· Clark A, Leroy F, Martyniuk K, Feng W, McManus E, Bailey M, Javitch J, Balsam P and Kellendonk C. Dopamine D2 receptors in the paraventricular thalamus attenuate cocaine locomotor sensitization. eNeuro. 2017 Oct 17; 24; 4(5). PMID: 29071300.

· Leroy F, Brann DH, Meira T and Siegelbaum SA. Input-timing dependent plasticity in the hippocampal CA2 region and its potential role in social memory. Neuron 2017 Aug 30; 95(5):1089-1102.e5. PMID: 28823730.


· Leroy F, Lamotte d’Incamps B. The Preparation of Oblique Spinal Cord Slices for Ventral Root Stimulation. J. Vis. Exp. 2016 Oct 13; (116). PMID:27768090.


· Leroy F, Lamotte d’Incamps B and Zytnicki D. Potassium currents dynamically set the recruitment and firing properties of F-type motoneurons in neonatal mice. J. Neurophysiol. 2015 Sep; 114(3):1963-73. PMID: 26269551.

· Leroy F and Zytnicki D. Is hyperexcitability really guilty in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? Neural. Regen. Res. 2015 Sep; 10(9):1413-5. PMID: 26604899.


· Leroy F, Lamotte d’Incamps B, Imhoff-Manuel R and Zytnicki D. Early intrinsic hyperexcitability does not contribute to motoneuron degeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. eLife 2014 Oct 14; (3). PMID: 25313866.


· Branchu J, Biondi O, Chali F, Collin T, Leroy F, Mamchaoui K, Makoukji J, Pariset C, Lopes P, Massaad C, Chanoine C, Charbonnier F. Shift from extracellular signal-regulated kinase to AKT/cAMP response element-binding protein pathway increases survival-motor-neuron expression in spinal-muscular-atrophy-like mice and patient cells. J. Neurosci. 2013 Mar 6; 33(10):4280-94. PMID:23467345.


· Bouthour W*, Leroy F*, Emmanuelli C, Carnaud M, Dahan M, Poncer J.C and Lévi S. A human mutation in Gabrg2 associated with generalized epilepsy alters the membrane dynamics of GABAA receptors. Cereb. Cortex. 2012 Jul; 22(7):1542-53. PMID: 21908847 (*co-first authors).


· Nishijima T, Piriz J, Duflot S, Fernandez A.M, Gaitan G, Gomez-Pinedo U, Garcia Verdugo J.M, Leroy F, Soya H, Nuñez A and Torres-Aleman I. Neuronal Activity Drives Localized Blood-Brain-Barrier Transport of Serum Insulin-like Growth Factor-I into the CNS. Neuron 2010 Sep 9; 67(5):834-46 PMID: 20826314.


· Manuel M, Iglesias C, Donnet M, Leroy F, Heckman CJ, Zytnicki D. Fast kinetics, high-frequency oscillations, and subprimary firing range in adult mouse spinal motoneurons. J. Neurosci. 2009 Sep 9; 29(36):11246-56. PMID: 19741131.


· Nishijima T, Piriz J, Duflot S, Leroy F, Soya H, Nuñez A, Torres-Alemán I. P-101 Neuronal activity regulates serum IGF-I input to the brain. Growth Hormone & IGF Research – 01/2008; 18(pS57).