Université de Strasbourg

Matilde Cordero-Erausquin

Matilde Cordero

Matilde Cordero-Erausquin is a CNRS investigator (Chargée de Recherche, Level 1), at the Institute of Cellular and Integrative Neurosciences (INCI, CNRS UPR 3212) in Strasbourg. After completing her studies at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Matilde Cordero-Erausquin joined Pr. Changeux’s lab at the Pasteur Institute in Paris for her PhD that she defended in 2003. She then moved to Canada to perform a first post-doc with Pr. De Koninck at Laval University (Québec) and a second one with Pr. Ribeiro-da-Silva at McGill University (Montréal). She returned to France in 2007 when she was offered a CNRS position in Strasbourg.
Matilde Cordero-Erausquin has received several international distinctions, including a Women in Neuroscience Award from the Society for Neuroscience and an Early Career Research Grant from the International Association for the Study of Pain. She has extensive expertise on cholinergic systems (PNAS 1999, Nature 1999, TiPS 2000, J.Neurosci. 2003) in particular in the field of spinal pain transmission (PNAS 2001, Pain 2004, J.Comp.Neurol. 2011, Pain 2011, J. Neurosci 2013).

As part of her Fellowship, Matilde Cordero-Erausquin is working on the project In vivo optogenetic interrogation and manipulation of spinal cholinergic pathways for pain therapy.

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