Sadiyah CASSIM
01 July 2020

Years 2-4

2 October 2017 - 1 July 2020
ED 158
Université Paris Descartes

The Source of Enkephalin and Consequences of delta opioid mediated iLTD on hippocampal learning


Year 1

1 September 2016 - 31 August 2017
UEI (Unité d'enseignement isolé)
Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Lab rot 1: Using non-invasive brain stimulation to induce neural circuit repair

Lab rot 2: Investigation of the CA2 area of the hippocampus and its role in non-spatial memory

Lab rot 3: STDP in the thalamostriatal circuitry  


Biographie / Publications

  1. Robert, V., Cassim, S., Chevaleyre, V., Piskorowski, RA. Hippocampal CA2: properties and contribution to hippocampal function, Cell Tissue Res (2018).

  2. Sadiyah Cassim, Lihle Qulu, Musa V. Mabandla, Prenatal stress and early life febrile convulsions compromise hippocampal genes MeCP2/REST function in mid-adolescent life of Sprague-Dawley rats, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Available online 7 September 2015, ISSN 1074-7427,
  1. Sadiyah Cassim, Lihle Qulu, Musa V. Mabandla, The Therapeutic Effects of Searsia chirindensis, on Short Term Cognitive Impairment Associated with Febrile Seizure Exposure in Prenatally Stressed Rats (In preparation).
  1. Sadiyah Cassim, Lihle Qulu, Musa V. Mabandla. The effects of prenatal stress on neuronal plasticity markers in febrile seizure induced rats. (In preparation).



Southern African Neuroscience Society (SANS);
Society of Neuroscientists Africa (SONA) &
International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO);

Federation of European Neuroscientists (FENS)



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