Research group of Dr. David Hicks in Strasbourg, France.
A small team composed of three tenured scientists (Dr. David Hicks, INSERM Research Dr. Director, Head of Group; Dr. Marie-Paule Felder-Schmittbuhl, CNRS Associate Professor; Virginie Gydé-Laurent, University Lecturer), one postdoctoral student (Dr. Cristina Sandu, molecular biologist), four thesis students (Corina Bobu, Domitille Boudard, Diana Karnas, Ouafa Ait-Hmyed) and two technicians (Jean-Georges Lorentz, Claudine Boissier).
Dr. Anand Swaroop (NEI/NIH, Bethesda, MD USA). Regulation and role of Nrl in photoreceptor function.
Dr. Gregory Hageman, Dept. Ophthalmology, Univ. Iowa, IA USA. Complement-mediated therapies for Age-Related Macular Degeneration; Cell biology of aging and disease in the human retina.
Dr. Janet Sparrow (Columbia Univ. Med. School, New York NY USA) Characterisation of lipid accumulation during aging: use of cone-rich animal models.
Dr. Josseline Kaplan (INSERM U. 381, Paris France). Transgenic cone-rich animal models of Stargardt’s Disease.
Dr. Mathias Seeliger (Inst. Ophthalmic Res., Tubingen Germany) Functional correlates of retinal degeneration in cone-rich rodents.
Dr. David Hicks
Institute of Cellular and Integrative Neurosciences
Department of Neurobiology of Rhythms, CNRS UMR 7168/LC
25 rue Blaise Pascal
Phone: 33 388 456 723
Molecular characterisation of circadian clock in rod photoreceptors
Circadian regulation of photoreceptor renewal
Role of melatonin in retinal function