Institution: Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech; Morocco
Laboratory/Department: Lab Pharmacology, Neurobiology & Behavior, Dept Biology, Fac Sciences Semlalia, Marrakech,
Position: Professor of Neuroanatomy, Ethotogy and Neuropsychology

Research topic:

  • Neurodevelopemental toxicology
  • Behavior effects of medicinal plants
  • study of certain psychiatric diseases in animal models

Methodologies: morphological approaches (Golgi COX, Tract tracing), immunohistochemistry, electrophysiology recordings, behavioral paradigms

3 significant publications:

  • Hanaa Malloul, Ferdaousse M. Mahdani, Mohammed Bennis and Saadia Ba-M’hamed. Prenatal Exposure to Paint Thinner Alters Postnatal Development and Behavior in Mice. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.  (2017) 11 September | Volume 11 | Article 171. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00171
  • Houria Manouze, Otmane Bouchatta, A. Chemseddoha Gadhi, Mohammed Bennis, Zahra Sokar and Saadia Ba-M’hamed. Anti-inflammatory, Antinociceptive, and Antioxidant Activities of Methanol and Aqueous Extracts of Anacyclus pyrethrum Roots. Frontiers in Pharmacology   (2017 ) 5 September/ Volume 8 | Article 598. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00598
  • Bentefour Yassine, Rakibi Youness, Bennis Mohamed, Ba-M’hamed Saadia, Garcia René. Paroxetine treatment, following behavioral suppression of PTSD-like symptoms in mice, prevents relapse by activating the infralimbic cortex. European Neuropsychopharmacology (2016) 26, 195–207.

Participation in the EMN-Online teaching:

  • S1 – Functional and cognitive anatomy
  • S2 – Tools & technical approaches in Neurosciences
  • S3 – From sensation to perception
  • Partners

  • partner_idex
    Excellence Initiative of the University of Bordeaux
  • partner_erasmus
    Erasmus+ Programme
  • partner_mns
    Mediterranean Neuroscience Society
  • partner_ibro
    International Brain Research Organization