Prof. Mouna Maroun

Full Professor

Sagol Department of Neurobiology


Phone: 972-4-8288634

Research interest

A selection of our current research projects CRF signaling in the extinction of conditioned fear across development The role of the medial prefrontal cortex in consolidation of recent and remote extinction memories of conditioned odor aversion and fear conditioning Developmental differences in the mechanisms of fear and extinction Social transmission of extinction memory sex and social interaction on extinction in post-weanling animals Effects of oxytocin in the basolateral amygdala and medial prefrontal cortex on fear extinction: developmental differences Stress-Induced Long-Term Potentiation In The Subiculum-Medial Prefrontal Cortex Pathway : developmental differences The Role of PI3-Kinase Cascade in Acquisition and Extinction of Conditioned Fear Memory In Adult and Post-weanling Animals