Données tirées de Web of Science® (10/03/2015)

  • Nombres d’articles in peer-reviewed international journals: 24 (8 as 1st author)
  • Nombre total de citations: 1209 (1174 excluding self-citations)
  • H-index: 18



• (2015) Explicit memory creation during sleep demonstrates a causal role of place cells in navigation. Gaetan de Lavilléon, Marie Masako Lacroix, Laure Rondi-Reig, Karim Benchenane. Nat. Neurosci. 2015 Mar;09. doi:10.1038/nn.3970

• (2014) Connexin 30 sets synaptic strength by controlling astroglial synapse invasion. Pannasch U, Freche D, Dallérac G, Ghézali G, Escartin C, Ezan P, Cohen-Salmon M, Benchenane K, Abudara V, Dufour A, Lübke JH, Déglon N, Knott G, Holcman D, Rouach N. Nat. Neurosci. 2014 Apr;17(4):549-58. doi: 10.1038/nn.3662. Epub 2014 Mar 2. 

(2011) Plasticity of astroglial networks in the olfactory glomeruliRoux L, Benchenane K, Rothstein J, Bonvento G, Giaume C. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Nov 8;108(45):18442-6.

• (2011) The hippocampus: hub of brain network communication for memoryBattaglia FP, Benchenane K, Sirota A, Pennartz CM, Wiener SI. Trends Cogn Sci. Jul;15(7):310-8. (review)

• (2011) Spatial learning and action planning in a prefrontal cortical network modelMartinet L-M, Sheynikhovich D, Benchenane K, Arleo. A. Plos Comp Biol. May;7(5):e1002045.

• (2011) Oscillations in the prefrontal cortex: a gateway to memory and attentionBenchenane K, Tiesinga PH, Battaglia FP. Current Opinion Neurobiology. Jun;21(3):475-85. (review

• (2010) Coherent theta oscillations and reorganization of spike timing in the hippocampal-prefrontal network upon learningBenchenane K, Peyrache A, Khamassi M, Tierney PL, Gioanni Y, Battaglia FP, Wiener SI. Neuron. Jun 24;66(6):921-36.

(2010) Sequential reinstatement of neocortical activity during slow oscillations depends on cells’ global excitability

Peyrache A, Benchenane K, Khamassi M, Wiener SI, Battaglia FP.
Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, Jan; 3(18): 1-7.

(2009) Selective suppression of hippocampal ripples perturbes learning in a spatial reference memory task.
Girardeau G*, Benchenane K**, Wiener SI, Buzsáki G, Zugaro MB.  **equal contribution
Nat. Neurosci. Oct;12(10):1222-23.

(2009) Principal Component Analysis on ensemble recordings reveals cell assemblies at high temporal resolution.
Peyrache A, Benchenane K, Khamassi M, Wiener SI, Battaglia SP.
J. Comput Neurosci. Jun 16.

(2009) Replay of rule-learning related neural patterns in the prefrontal cortex during sleep.
Peyrache A, Khamassi M, Benchenane K, Wiener SI, Battaglia SP.
Nat Neurosci. Jul;12(7):919-26.

(2009) Fabrication technology for silicon based microprobe arrays used in acute and sub-chronic neural recording.
Herwik S, Kisban S, Seidl K, Girardeau G, Benchenane K, Zugaro MB, Wiener SI, Paul O, Ruther P.
J. Micromech. Microeng. 19(7), June.

(2008) Toward safer thrombolytic agents in stroke: molecular requirements for NMDA receptor-mediated neurotoxicity.
*Lopez-Atalaya JP, Roussel BD, Levrat D, Parcq J, Nicole O, Hommet Y, Benchenane K, Castel H, Leprince J, To Van D, Bureau R, Rault S, Vaudry H, Petersen KU, Santos JS, Ali C, Vivien D.
J. Cereb Blood Flow Metab. Jun;28(6):1212-21.

(2007) Ageing and amyloid-beta peptide deposition contribute to an impaired brain tissue plasminogen activator activity by different mechanisms.
*Cacquevel M, Launay S, Castel H, Benchenane K, Chéenne S, Buée L, Moons L, Delacourte A, Carmeliet P, Vivien D.
Neurobiol Dis. Aug;27(2):164-73.

(2007) Anti-NR1 N-terminal-domain vaccination unmasks the crucial action of tPA on NMDA-receptor- mediated toxicity and spatial memory.
*Benchenane K, Castel H, Boulouard M, Bluthé RM, Fernandez-Monreal M, Roussel BD, Lopez- Atalaya JP, Butt-Gueulle S, Agin V, Maubert E, Dantzer R, Touzani O, Dauphin F, Vivien D, Ali C.
J. Cell Sci. Feb 15;120(Pt 4):578-85.  Editor comment in the issue (February 15, 2007 J Cell Sci 120, e404.)

(2006) Tissue-type plasminogen activator rescues neurones from serum deprivation-induced apoptosis through a mechanism independent of its proteolytic activity.
*Liot G, Roussel BD, Lebeurrier N, Benchenane K, López-Atalaya JP, Vivien D, Ali C. 
J. Neurochem. Sep;98(5):1458-64.

(2005) Tissue-type plasminogen activator crosses the intact blood-brain barrier by low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein-mediated transcytosis.
*Benchenane K, Berezowski V, Ali C, Fernández-Monreal M, López-Atalaya JP, Brillault J, Chuquet J, Nouvelot A, MacKenzie ET, Bu G, Cecchelli R, Touzani O, Vivien D.
Circulation. May 3;111(17):2241-9.

(2005) Oxygen glucose deprivation switches the transport of tPA across the blood-brain barrier from an LRP-dependent to an increased LRP-independent process.
*Benchenane K, Berezowski V, Fernández-Monreal M, Brillault J, Valable S, Dehouck MP, Cecchelli R, Vivien D, Touzani O, Ali C.
Stroke. May;36(5):1065-70.

(2004) 2,7-Bis-(4-amidinobenzylidene)-cycloheptan-1-one dihydrochloride, tPA stop, prevents tPA-enhanced excitotoxicity both in vitro and in vivo.
*Liot G, Benchenane K, Léveillé F, López-Atalaya JP, Fernández-Monreal M, Ruocco A, Mackenzie ET, Buisson A, Ali C, Vivien D.
J. Cereb Blood Flow Metab. Oct;24(10):1153-9.

(2004) Arginine 260 of the amino-terminal domain of NR1 subunit is critical for tissue-type plasminogen activator-mediated enhancement of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor signaling.
*Fernández-Monreal M, López-Atalaya JP, Benchenane K, Cacquevel M, Dulin F, Le Caer JP, Rossier J, Jarrige AC, Mackenzie ET, Colloc’h N, Ali C, Vivien D.
J. Biol Chem. Dec 3;279(49):50850-6.

(2004) Is tissue-type plasminogen activator a neuromodulator?
*Fernández-Monreal M, López-Atalaya JP, Benchenane K, Léveillé F, Cacquevel M, Plawinski L, MacKenzie ET, Bu G, Buisson A, Vivien D.
Mol Cell Neurosci. Apr;25(4):594-601.

(2004) Equivocal roles of tissue-type plasminogen activator in stroke-induced injury. *Benchenane K, López-Atalaya JP, Fernández-Monreal M, Touzani O, Vivien D.
Trends Neurosci. Mar;27(3):155-60. (review)

(2002) Selective blockade of endothelin-B receptors exacerbates ischemic brain damage in the rat.
*Chuquet J, Benchenane K, Toutain J, MacKenzie ET, Roussel S, Touzani O.
Stroke. Dec;33(12):3019-25.

(2002) Matching gene expression with hypometabolism after cerebral ischemia in the nonhuman primate.
*Chuquet J**, Benchenane K**, Liot G, Fernández-Monreal M, Toutain J, Blanchet S, Eveno E, Auffray C, Piétu G, Buisson A, Touzani O, MacKenzie ET, Vivien D. **equal contribution.
J. Cereb Blood Flow Metab. Oct;22(10):1165-9.

(*: with PhD supervisor)



  • Battaglia FP, Benchenane K., Khamassi M., Peyrache A.,Wiener SI., (2008) « Neural Ensembles and Local Field Potentials in the Hippocampal-Prefrontal Cortex System During Spatial Learning and Strategy Shifts in Rats »
    in Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics, Part II, Wang, Rubin; Gu, Fanji; Shen, Enhua (Eds.), p. 285-288.
  • Benchenane K., Zugaro MB., Wiener SI. (2008) « Neural Bases of Spatial Learning and Memory »
    in Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Binder MD, Hirokawa N, Windhorst U (Eds). Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, p. 2552-2556.•
  • Vivien D., Benchenane K., Ali C. (2008) « Transforming Growth Factor-ß in Brain Functions and Dysfunctions »
    in Transforming Growth Factor-Beta in Cancer Therapy, Volume II, Chap 14, Jakowlew, Sonia (Ed.).