For this issue, Luc Zimmer, professor of pharmacology and chair of the Neuropsychopharmacology Committee of the French Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, talked with Michel Hamon, honorary director of research at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and honorary professor of neuropharmacology at Paris-Sorbonne (Pierre et Marie Curie) University. Some of the leading names in neuropsychopharmacology research are mentioned, pointing to significant conceptual advances that founded this discipline. The links between psychopharmacology and neuropharmacology are also discussed in the light of past collaborations. Finally, priorities are proposed for the emergence of the psychopharmacology of the future.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : History of pharmacology, Serotonin, Biological psychiatry, Drug discovery