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dr. C.M. Drion

Assistant Professor (Teaching Tenure Track)
dr. C.M. Drion

2018-2021 Lecturer Psychobiology

University of Amsterdam, College of Life Sciences

UTQ: May 2020

2014-2019 PhD

University of Amsterdam, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Doctoral thesis:
Drion, CM (2019). Sugar and Spice in Epilepsy - modulation of epilepsy and epileptogenesis by rapamycin and curcumin in experimental models of temporal lobe epilepsy [PhD Thesis, University of Amsterdam]. 


  • Drion CM, Kooijman L, Chan D, Berkhout J, van Vliet EA, Wadman WJ and Gorter JA (2022). No persistent effects of intracerebral curcumin administration on seizure progression and neuropathology in the kindling rat model for temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Research (181), 1806873. [link]
  • Drion CM, Kooijman L, Aronica E, van Vliet EA, Wadman WJ, Chameau P and Gorter, JA (2019). Curcumin reduces development of seizurelike events in the hippocampalā€entorhinal cortex slice culture model for epileptogenesis. Epilepsia (60), 605-614. [link]
  • Drion CM, van Scheppingen J, Arena A, et al. (2018). Effects of rapamycin and curcumin on inflammation and oxidative stress in vitro and in vivo - in search of potential anti-epileptogenic strategies for temporal lobe epilepsy. J Neuroinflammation,15(1):212. [link]
  • Drion CM, Borm LE, Kooijman L, Aronica E, Wadman WJ, Hartog AF, van Vliet, EA and Gorter, JA (2016). Effects of rapamycin and curcumin treatment on the development of epilepsy after electrically-induced status epilepticus in rats. Epilepsia (57), 688-697. [link]

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