Said KOURRICH, Ph.D.

Professor, UQAM Department of Biological Sciences

Research interests

  • addiction to psychostimulant drugs
  • co-morbid psychiatric disorders (anxiety and depression)
  • learning and memory
  • sigma-1 receptor
  • potassium channels
  • neuronal plasticity

Expertise

  • electrophysiology (patch-clamp) on brain slices and cells in cultures
  • intracranial surgery
  • behavioral tests (memory and addiction)

Experimental models

Animal model for the study of drug addiction (psychomotor sensitization, conditioned place preference, drug self-administration in mice)

Publications

Consult the latest publications