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Laboratory of Experimental Neurosurgery

Faculty of Medicine | Erasme Campus

Interfaculty institutes | UNI, ULB Neuroscience Institute

(Code: ULB257)

Skills of the unit :

► Virology: construction, production and evaluation recombinant viral vectors based on adeno-associated virus. Histology: Immunohistochemisty and immunofluorescence on tissue section and cells. Cultures of neurones and glial cells. Organotypic culture of fetal nervous tissue.
► Animal models (rat) for Parkinson's disease (6-hydroxydopamine; complete and partial models) and Huntington (quinolinic acid): stereotaxy; ''radioligand binding-assay''; behavioral tests (rotatory behaviour).