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Année 2016


Granzotto A, Benadjaoud MA, Vogin G, Devic C, Ferlazzo ML, Bodgi L, Pereira S, Sonzogni L, Forcheron F, Viau M, Etaix A, Malek K, Mengue-Bindjeme L, Escoffier C, Rouvet I, Zabot MT, Joubert A, Vincent A, Venezia ND, Bourguignon M, Canat EP, d'Hombres A, Thebaud E, Orbach D, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Radji A, Dore E, Pointreau Y, Bourgier C, Leblond P, Defachelles AS, Lervat C, Guey S, Feuvret L, Gilsoul F, Berger C, Moncharmont C, de Laroche G, Moreau-Claeys MV, Chavaudra N, Combemale P, Biston MC, Malet C, Martel-Lafay I, Laude C, Hau-Desbat NH, Zioueche A, Tanguy R, Sunyach MP, Racadot S, Pommier P, Claude L, Baleydier F, Fleury B, de Crevoisier R, Simon JM, Verrelle P, Peiffert D, Belkacemi Y, Bourhis J, Lartigau E, Carrie C, De Vathaire F, Eschwege F, Puisieux A, Lagrange JL, Balosso J, Foray N. Influence of nucleoshuttling of the atm protein in the healthy tissues response to radiation therapy: Toward a molecular classification of human radiosensitivity. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2016;94:450-460.

Bodgi L, and Foray N. The nucleo-shuttling of the atm protein as a basis for a novel theory of radiation response: Resolution of the linear-quadratic model. International journal of radiation biology 2016;92:117-131.



Bodgi L, Canet A, Pujo-Menjouet L, Lesne A, Victor JM, Foray N. Mathematical models of radiation action on living cells: From the target theory to the modern approaches. A historical and critical review. Journal of theoretical biology 2016;394:93-101.

Pauwels EK, Foray N, Bourguignon MH. Breast cancer induced by X-ray mammography screening? A review based on recent understanding of low-dose radiobiology. Med Princ Pract. 2016;25:101-9.

Année 2015


Lesne A, Foray N, Cathala G, Forné T, Wong H, Victor JM (2015). Chromatin fiber allostery and the epigenetic code. J Phys Condens Matter2015;27:064114



Britel M, Foray N, Préau M. [Personalized medicine in radiotherapy: practitioners' perception.] Sante Publique 2015;27:669-677. 

Foray N. [Léon Bouchacourt (1865-1949): How an obstetrician pointed out individual radiosensitivity.Cancer Radiother 2015;19:752-761.

Bachelet JT, Combemale P, Devic C, Foray N, Jouanneau E, Breton P. [Management of craniofacial type 1 neurofibromatosis]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac Chir Orale. 2015;116:209-214. 
Perez, A-F, Devic, C, Colin, C and Foray, N. [The low doses of radiation: towards a new reading of the risk assessment]. Bull Cancer 2015;102:527-538.

Année 2014


Ferlazzo ML, Sonzogni L, Granzotto A, Bodgi L, Lartin O, Devic C, Vogin G, Pereira S, Foray N. Mutations of the Huntington's Disease Protein Impact on the ATM-Dependent Signaling and Repair Pathways of the Radiation-Induced DNA Double-Strand Breaks: Corrective Effect of Statins and Bisphosphonates. Mol Neurobiol. 2014 49:1200-1211.

Pereira S, Malard V, Ravanat JL, Davin AH, Armengaud J, Foray N and Adam-Guillermin,C. Low doses of gamma-irradiation induces an early bystander effect in zebrafish cells which is sufficient to radioprotect cells. PLoS One 2014 9(3):e92974.



Lavelle C, Foray N. Chromatin structure and radiation-induced DNA damage: From structural biology to radiobiology. Int J Biochem Cell Biol 2014;49:84-97

Foray N, Badie C, Alsbeih G, Lambin P, Geara F, Taghian A, Deschavanne P, Gueulette J, Courdi A, Chavaudra N and Fertil B. Obituary: Edmond-Philippe Malaise (1930-2013): when lifetime perseverance leads to the cellular definition of intrinsic radiosensitivity. Int J Radiat Biol Oncol Phys 2014, 88:1215-7

Bodgi L, Foray N. On the coherence between mathematical models of DSB repair and physiological reality. Mutat Res. 2014 761:48-9


Année 2013

Bodgi L, Granzotto A, Devic C, Vogin G, Lesne A, Bottollier-Depois JF, Victor JM, Maalouf M, Fares G, Foray N (2013). A single formula to describe radiation-induced protein relocalization: towards a mathematical definition of individual radiosensitivity. J Theor Biol. 333:135-45

Thomas C, Martin J, Devic C, Bräuer-Krisch E, Diserbo M, Thariat J, Foray N (2013). Impact of dose-rate on the low-dose hyper-radiosensitivity and induced radioresistance (HRS/IRR) response. Int J Radiat Biol. 89(10):813-22

Vogin G, Foray N. (2013) The law of Bergonié and Tribondeau: A nice formula for a first approximation.Int J Radiat Biol. 89:2-8.

Foray N, Colin C, Bourguignon M. (2013) Radiosensitivity: evidence of an individual factor. Med Sci. 29(4):397-403

Foray N (2013) Victor Despeignes (1866-1937): How a hygienist became the first radiation oncologist. Cancer Radiother; 17(3):244-54


Année 2012

Hanot M, Boivin A, Malésys C, Beuve M, Colliaux A, Foray N, Douki T, Ardail D, Rodriguez-Lafrasse C. (2012).Glutathione depletion and carbon ion radiation potentiate clustered DNA lesions, cell death and prevent chromosomal changes in cancer cells progeny.PLoS One;7(11):e44367

Colin C, de Vathaire F, Noël A, Charlot M, Devic C, Foray N, Valette PJ. (2012).Updated relevance of mammographic screening modalities in women previously treated with chest irradiation for Hodgkin disease. Radiology, 265(3):669-76.

Colin C & Foray N (2012) DNA damage induced by mammography in high familiy risk patients ; Only one single view in screening, Breast. 21:409-10.

Foray N, Colin C, Bourguignon M. (2012) 100 years of individual radiosensitivity: how we have forgotten the evidence.Radiology. 264(3):627-31

Foray N.(2012) [Claudius Regaud (1870-1940): A pioneer of radiobiology and radiotherapy].Cancer Radiother;16:315-21


Année 2011

Granzotto A, Devic C, Viau M, Maalouf, M, Joubert A, Massart, C Thomas, C and Foray N. (2011)  Individual susceptibility to radiosensitivity and to genomic instability: its impact on low doses phenomena. Health Physics. 100, 282.

Gastaldo, J., Bencokova, J., Massart, C., Joubert A., Balosso J., Charvet A.M. and Foray , N.  (2011) Some specific molecular and cellular events induced by X-rays photoactivation raise the problem of co-toxicities : consequences for anti-cancer synchrotron therapy. Journal of synchrotron radiation, 18, 156-63.

Colin C, Devic, C, Noël, A., Rabilloud, M., Zabot, MT, Pinet-Isaac, S, Giraud, S, Riche B, Valette PJ, Rodriguez-Lafrasse, C, and Foray N. (2011) DNA double-strand breaks induced by mammography screening procedures in human mammary epithelial cells. International Journal of radiation Biology, 87, 1103-1112.

Foray N and Verrelle P. (2011) Réparations et réparatoses : entre modèles moléculaires et réalité clinique.  Bulletin du Cancer, 98, 257-275.

Granzotto A, Joubert A, Viau M, Devic C, Maalouf M, Thomas C, Vogin G, Malek K, Colin C, Balosso J and Foray N. (2011) Individual response to ionising radiation : what predictive assay(s) to choose?, Comptes-Rendus Acad. III, 334, 140-57.

Maalouf M, Durante M and Foray N. (2011) Biological effects of space radiation on human cells: history, advances and outcomes. A general review. J Radiat Res, 15, 348-54.

Szumiel I et Foray N (2011); Chromatin acetylation, b-amyloid precursor protein and its binding FE65 in DNA double strand break repair. Acta Biochimica Polonica. 58(1):11-8.

Joubert A, Devic C, Granzotto A, Viau M, Maalouf M, Thomas C, Vogin G, Colin C and Foray N. (2011) Radiation biology : from models to clinical reality. Cancer Radiother, 15, 348-254.


Année 2010


Année 2009

Biston MC, Joubert A, Charvet AM, Balosso J, Foray N.  2009.In vitro and in vivo optimization of an anti-glioma modality based on synchrotron X-ray photoactivation of platinated drugs. Radiat Res 172, 348-358.


Année 2008

Bencokova, Z., Pauron, L., Devic, C., Joubert, A., Gastaldo, J., Massart, C., Balosso, J. , and Foray, N. 2008.  Molecular and cellular response of the most extensively used rodent glioma models to radiation and/or cisplatin. Journal of Neurooncology, 86, 13-21

Gastaldo, J., Viau, M., Bouchot, M., Joubert, A. Charvet, A.M., and Foray, N., 2008, Induction and repair rate of DNA damage: a unified model for describing effects of external and internal irradiation and contamination with heavy metals. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 251, 68-81.

Joubert, A., Zimmerman, K., Bencokova, Z., Gastaldo, J.., Rénier, W., Chavaudra, N., Favaudon, V., Arlett, C.F., and Foray, N., 2008, DNA double-strand  break repair in syndromes associated with acute radiation response: a balance between DNA-PK- and MRE11-dependent pathways. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 84, 107-125.

Viau, M., Gastaldo, J., Bencokova Z., Joubert, A., Foray, N. 2008, Cadmium inhibits non-homologous end-joining and over-activates the MRE11-dependent repair pathway. Mutation Research, 654, 13-21.

Thomas, C., Charrier, J., Massart, C., Cherel, M., Fertil, B., Barbet, J. and Foray, N. 2008, Low-dose hyper-radiosensitivity of progressive and regressive cells isolated from a rat colon tumour: impact of DNA repair International Journal of Radiation Biology, 84, 533-548.

Varela, I, Pereira, S., Ugalde, A.P., Navarro, C.L., Suarez, M.F., Cau, P., Cadinanos, J., Osorio F.G., Foray, N., Cobo, J., De Carlos, F., Levy,  N., Freije, J.M.P and Lopez-Otin, C., 2008 Combined treatment with statins and aminobisphosphonates extends longevity in a mouse model of human premature aging. Nature Medicine, 14, 767-772.

Bencokova, Z., Balosso, J., and Foray, N. 2008, Radiobiological features of the anti-cancer strategies involving synchrotron X-rays. Journal of Synchrotron radiation, 15, 74-85.


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