Institut de Neurosciences Cognitives et Intégratives d'Aquitaine (UMR5287)

Aquitaine Institute for Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience

Université de Bordeaux

Zone nord Bat 2 2ème étage
146, rue Léo Saignat
33076 Bordeaux cedex


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CNRS Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Université de Bordeaux

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Neurocampus Unitéde Formation de Biologie


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Mayo Willy

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Chargé de recherches INSERM
+33 (0)5 57 57 17 35

Site: Carreire

Team: Neuroimaging and Human Cognition


  • 1989: Ph D in Neuroscience (Univ Bordeaux 2)
  • 1999 : Habilitation à diriger les recherches (Univ Bordeaux 2)


  • 1986 : IPSEN foundation for therapeutic research on Alzheimer’s disease

Publications 2006-2011:

  • W. Mayo, V. Lemaire, J. Malaterre, JJ. Rodriguez, M. Cayre, MG. Stewart, M. Kharouby, G. Rougon, M. Le Moal, PV. Piazza and DN. Abrous , Pregnenolone sulfate enhances neurogenesis and PSA-NCAM in young and aged hippocampus, Neurobiology of Aging. 26 (2005) 103-114.
  • O. George, M. Vallée, M. Le Moal and W. Mayo, Neurosteroids and cholinergic systems: implications for sleep and cognitive processes and potential role of age-related changes. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 186 (2006) 402-13.
  • O. George, A. Parducz, D. Dupret, M. Kharouby, M. Le Moal, PV. Piazza and W. Mayo, Smad-dependent alterations of PPT cholinergic neurons as a pathophysiological mechanism of age-related sleep-dependent memory impairments. Neurobiology of Aging. 27 (2006) 1848-58.
  • M. Amirault, K. Etchegoyhen, S. Delord, S. Mendizabal, C. Kraushaar, I. Hesling, M. Allard, M. Bouvard and W. Mayo, Alteration of attentional blink in high functioning autism: a pilot study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 39 (2009) Nov; (11):1522-8.
  • O. George, M. Vallée, S. Vitiello, M. Le Moal, PV. Piazza and W. Mayo, Low brain allopregnanolone levels mediate flattened circadian activity associated with memory impairments in aged rats. Biological Psychiatry. 68 (2010) 956-63.