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Edgar Soria-Gomez


Ph.D. in Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Faculty of Medicine, Mexico City, Mexico, 2009

Current position

Postdoctoral Researcher, Francois Magendie Institute, INSERM U862, Team “Endocannabinoids and Neuroadaptation”, Supervisor: Giovanni Marsicano. Bordeaux, France, 2009

Publications (peer-reviewed)

  1. Soria-Gomez, E.*, Massa, F.*, Bellocchio, L., Rueda-Orozco, P. E., Ciofi, P., Cota, D., Oliet, S. H., Prospero-Garcia, O. and Marsicano, G. (2014). Cannabinoid type-1 receptors in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus inhibit stimulated food intake. Neuroscience 263: 46-53. (*Corresponding author)
  2. Soria-Gomez, E., Bellocchio, L., Reguero, L., Lepousez, G., Martin, C., Bendahmane, M., Ruehle, S., Remmers, F., Desprez, T., Matias, I., Wiesner, T., Cannich, A., Nissant, A., Wadleigh, A., Pape, H. C., Chiarlone, A. P., Quarta, C., Verrier, D., Vincent, P., Massa, F., Lutz, B., Guzman, M., Gurden, H., Ferreira, G., Lledo, P. M., Grandes, P. and Marsicano, G. (2014). The endocannabinoid system controls food intake via olfactory processes. Nat Neurosci 17(3): 407-415.
  3. Chiarlone, A., Bellocchio, L., Blazquez, C., Resel, E., Soria-Gomez, E., Cannich, A., Ferrero, J. J., Sagredo, O., Benito, C., Romero, J., Sanchez-Prieto, J., Lutz, B., Fernandez-Ruiz, J., Galve-Roperh, I. and Guzman, M. (2014). A restricted population of CB1 cannabinoid receptors with neuroprotective activity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111(22): 8257-8262.
  4. Dubreucq, S., Durand, A., Matias, I., Benard, G., Richard, E., Soria-Gomez, E., Glangetas, C., Groc, L., Wadleigh, A., Massa, F., Bartsch, D., Marsicano, G., Georges, F. and Chaouloff, F. (2013). Ventral tegmental area cannabinoid type-1 receptors control voluntary exercise performance. Biol Psychiatry 73(9): 895-903.
  5. Sales-Carbonell, C., Rueda-Orozco, P. E., Soria-Gomez, E., Buzsaki, G., Marsicano, G. and Robbe, D. (2013). Striatal GABAergic and cortical glutamatergic neurons mediate contrasting effects of cannabinoids on cortical network synchrony. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110(2): 719-724.
  6. Bellocchio, L.*, Soria-Gomez, E.*, Quarta, C., Metna-Laurent, M., Cardinal, P., Binder, E., Cannich, A., Delamarre, A., Haring, M., Martin-Fontecha, M., Vega, D., Leste-Lasserre, T., Bartsch, D., Monory, K., Lutz, B., Chaouloff, F., Pagotto, U., Guzman, M., Cota, D. and Marsicano, G. (2013). Activation of the sympathetic nervous system mediates hypophagic and anxiety-like effects of CB(1) receptor blockade. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110(12): 4786-4791.
  7. Bosier, B., Bellocchio, L., Metna-Laurent, M., Soria-Gomez, E., Matias, I., Hebert-Chatelain, E., Cannich, A., Maitre, M., Leste-Lasserre, T., Cardinal, P., Mendizabal-Zubiaga, J., Canduela, M. J., Reguero, L., Hermans, E., Grandes, P., Cota, D. and Marsicano, G. (2013). Astroglial CB1 cannabinoid receptors regulate leptin signaling in mouse brain astrocytes. Mol Metab 2(4): 393-404.
  8. Dubreucq, S., Kambire, S., Conforzi, M., Metna-Laurent, M., Cannich, A., Soria-Gomez, E., Richard, E., Marsicano, G. and Chaouloff, F. (2012). Cannabinoid type 1 receptors located on single-minded 1-expressing neurons control emotional behaviors. Neuroscience 204: 230-244.
  9. Benard, G., Massa, F., Puente, N., Lourenco, J., Bellocchio, L., Soria-Gomez, E., Matias, I., Delamarre, A., Metna-Laurent, M., Cannich, A., Hebert-Chatelain, E., Mulle, C., Ortega-Gutierrez, S., Martin-Fontecha, M., Klugmann, M., Guggenhuber, S., Lutz, B., Gertsch, J., Chaouloff, F., Lopez-Rodriguez, M. L., Grandes, P., Rossignol, R. and Marsicano, G. (2012). Mitochondrial CB(1) receptors regulate neuronal energy metabolism. Nat Neurosci 15(4): 558-564.
  10. Metna-Laurent, M.*, Soria-Gomez, E.*, Verrier, D., Conforzi, M., Jego, P., Lafenetre, P. and Marsicano, G. (2012). Bimodal control of fear-coping strategies by CB(1) cannabinoid receptors. J Neurosci 32(21): 7109-7118.
  11. Soria-Gomez, E., Guzman, K., Pech-Rueda, O., Montes-Rodriguez, C. J., Cisneros, M. and Prospero-Garcia, O. (2010). Oleoylethanolamide affects food intake and sleep-waking cycle through a hypothalamic modulation. Pharmacol Res 61(5): 379-384.
  12. Rueda-Orozco, P. E., Soria-Gómez, E., Montes-Rodríguez, C. J., Pérez-Morales, M. and Prospéro-García, O. (2010). Intrahippocampal administration of anandamide increases REM sleep. Neuroscience letters 473(2): 158-162.
  13. Soria-Gomez, E., Marquez-Diosdado, M. I., Montes-Rodriguez, C. J., Estrada-Gonzalez, V. and Prospero-Garcia, O. (2010). Oleamide administered into the nucleus accumbens shell regulates feeding behaviour via CB1 and 5-HT2C receptors. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 13(9): 1247-1254.
  14. Montes-Rodriguez, C. J., Alavez, S., Soria-Gomez, E., Rueda-Orozco, P. E., Guzman, K., Moran, J. and Prospero-Garcia, O. (2009). BCL-2 and BAX proteins expression throughout the light-dark cycle and modifications induced by sleep deprivation and rebound in adult rat brain. J Neurosci Res 87(7): 1602-1609.
  15. Rueda-Orozco, P. E., Soria-Gomez, E., Montes-Rodriguez, C. J., Martinez-Vargas, M., Galicia, O., Navarro, L. and Prospero-Garcia, O. (2008). A potential function of endocannabinoids in the selection of a navigation strategy by rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 198(4): 565-576.
  16. Rueda-Orozco, P. E., Montes-Rodriguez, C. J., Soria-Gomez, E., Mendez-Diaz, M. and Prospero-Garcia, O. (2008). Impairment of endocannabinoids activity in the dorsolateral striatum delays extinction of behavior in a procedural memory task in rats. Neuropharmacology 55(1): 55-62.
  17. Soria-Gomez, E., Matias, I., Rueda-Orozco, P. E., Cisneros, M., Petrosino, S., Navarro, L., Di Marzo, V. and Prospero-Garcia, O. (2007). Pharmacological enhancement of the endocannabinoid system in the nucleus accumbens shell stimulates food intake and increases c-Fos expression in the hypothalamus. Br J Pharmacol 151(7): 1109-1116. (Selected by the “Faculty of 1000 Biology” web page as one of the recommended papers to read in 2007)
Protocols by Edgar Soria-Gomez
  1. Olfactory Habituation in Fasted Mice