Selected recent publications


- Developmental variations in environmental influences including endocrine disruptors on pubertal timing and neuroendocrine control: revision of human observations and mechanistic insight from rodents.

Parent AS, Franssen D, Fudvoye J, Gérard A, Bourguignon JP.

Front Neuroendocrinol. 2015, S0091-3022(14)00112-5.


- Alteration of rat fetal cerebral cortex development after prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls

Naveau E, Gérard A, Pinson A, Nguyen L, Charlier C, Thomé JP, Zoeller RT, Bourguignon JP,  Parent AS

PlosOne 2014, 9(3):e91903. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091903.


-Endocrine disrupting chemicals and human growth and maturation: a focus on early critical windows of exposure

Fudvoye J, Bourguignon JP, Parent AS

Vitamines and Hormones, 2014, 94: 1-25


- Pubertal timing after neonatal diethylstilbestrol exposure in female rats: neuroendocrine versus peripheral effects and additive role of prenatal food restriction.

Franssen D, Ioannou Y, Alvarez-Real A, Gérard A, Mueller J, Heger S, Bourguignon JP, Parent AS

Reprod Toxicol., 2014, 44:63-72


- Early developmental actions of endocrine disruptors on the hypothalamus, hippocampus and cerebral cortex.

Parent AS, Naveau E, Gerard A, Bourguignon JP, Westbrook GL.

J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev. 201; 14:328-45


- Early homeostatic disturbances of human growth and maturation by endocrine disrupters. Bourguignon JP, Parent AS

Curr Opin Pediatr, 2010; 22:470-477


- Neuroendocrine disruption of pubertal timing and interactions between homeostasis of reproduction and energy balance.

Bourguignon JP, Rasier G, Lebrethon MC, Gerard A, Naveau E, Parent AS

Mol Cell Endocrinol, 2010, 324:110-120.


- Oxytocin facilitates sexual maturation through a glia-to-neuron signaling pathway.

Parent AS, Gerard A, Rasier G, Lebrethon MC, Bourguignon JP

Endocrinology, 2008; 149: 1358-1365 


- A contactin-RPTP beta complex mediates adhesive communication between astroglial cells and GnRH neurones

Parent AS, Mungenast A, Lomniczi A, Sandau U, Peles E, Ojeda SR

Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 2007, 19, 847-859


- Gene expression profiling of hypothalamic hamartomas: a search for genes associated with central precocious puberty

Parent AS, Matagne V, Westphal, Jung H, Ojeda SR

Hormone research, 2007, 69, 114-123


- Early onset of puberty: tracking genetic and environmental factors.

Parent Anne-Simone, Rasier Grégory, Gérard Arlette, Heger Sabine, Roth Christian, Mastronardi Claudio, Jung Heike, Ojeda Sergio, Bourguignon Jean-Pierre

Hormone Research, 2005, 64, 41-47


- Control of puberty by excitatory amino acid neurotransmitters and its clinical implications

Parent Anne-Simone, Matagne Valérie, Bourguignon Jean-Pierre

Endocrine, 2005, 28, 281-286


- Factors accounting for perinatal occurence of pulsatile gonadotropin-releasing hormone secretion in vitro in rats

Parent AS, Lebrethon MC, Gerard A, Bourguignon JP

Biology of Reproduction, 2005, 72, 143-149


- The timing of normal puberty and the age limits of sexual precocity : variations around the world, secular trends and changes after migration.

Parent AS, Teilmann G, Juul A, Skakkebaek E, Toppari J, Bourguignon JP

Endocrine Reviews, 2003, 24(5), 668-693


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