A comprehensive bibliography of all journal articles, proceedings and books written by Bio@SNS Research staff.


  1. Bardi, G., Nunes, A., Gherardini, L., Bates, K., Al-Jamal, K. T., Gaillard, C., Prato, M., Bianco, A., Pizzorusso, T. & Kostarelos, K. (2013). Functionalized carbon nanotubes in the brain: cellular internalization and neuroinflammatory responses. PLoS One 8, e80964. (PDF)
  2. Mainardi, M., Pizzorusso, T. & Maffei, M. (2013). Environment, leptin sensitivity, and hypothalamic plasticity. Neural Plast 2013, 438072. (PDF)
  3. Gherardini, L., Gennaro, M. & Pizzorusso, T. (2013). Perilesional Treatment with Chondroitinase ABC and Motor Training Promote Functional Recovery After Stroke in Rats. Cereb Cortex.
  4. Bonaccorsi, J., Cintoli, S., Mastrogiacomo, R., Baldanzi, S., Braschi, C., Pizzorusso, T., Cenni, M. C. & Berardi, N. (2013). System consolidation of spatial memories in mice: effects of enriched environment. Neural Plast 2013, 956312.
  5. Panighini, A., Duranti, E., Santini, F., Maffei, M., Pizzorusso, T., Funel, N., Taddei, S., Bernardini, N., Ippolito, C., Virdis, A. & Costa, M. (2013). Vascular dysfunction in a mouse model of Rett syndrome and effects of curcumin treatment. PLoS One 8, e64863.
  6. Romberg, C., Yang, S., Melani, R., Andrews, M. R., Horner, A. E., Spillantini, M. G., Bussey, T. J., Fawcett, J. W., Pizzorusso, T. & Saksida, L. M. (2013). Depletion of perineuronal nets enhances recognition memory and long-term depression in the perirhinal cortex. J Neurosci 33, 7057-65.
  7. De Vivo, L., Landi, S., Panniello, M., Baroncelli, L., Chierzi, S., Mariotti, L., Spolidoro, M., Pizzorusso, T., Maffei, L. & Ratto, G. M. (2013). Extracellular matrix inhibits structural and functional plasticity of dendritic spines in the adult visual cortex. Nat Commun 4, 1484.
  8. Maya-Vetencourt, J. F. & Pizzorusso, T. (2013). Molecular mechanisms at the basis of plasticity in the developing visual cortex: epigenetic processes and gene programs. J Exp Neurosci 7, 75-83.
  9. Albertazzi, L., Gherardini, L., Brondi, M., Sulis Sato, S., Bifone, A., Pizzorusso, T., Ratto, G. M. & Bardi, G. (2013). In vivo distribution and toxicity of PAMAM dendrimers in the central nervous system depend on their surface chemistry. Mol Pharm 10, 249-60.
  10. Ferrari, E., Gu, C., Niranjan, D., Restani, L., Rasetti-Escargueil, C., Obara, I., Geranton, S. M., Arsenault, J., Goetze, T. A., Harper, C. B., Nguyen, T. H., Maywood, E., O’Brien, J., Schiavo, G., Wheeler, D. W., Meunier, F. A., Hastings, M., Edwardson, J. M., Sesardic, D., Caleo, M., Hunt, S. P. & Davletov, B. (2013). Synthetic self-assembling clostridial chimera for modulation of sensory functions. Bioconjug Chem 24, 1750-9.
  11. Caleo, M., Innocenti, G. M. & Ptito, M. (2013). Physiology and plasticity of interhemispheric connections. Neural Plast 2013, 176183.
  12. Romeo, S., Viaggi, C., Di Camillo, D., Willis, A. W., Lozzi, L., Rocchi, C., Capannolo, M., Aloisi, G., Vaglini, F., Maccarone, R., Caleo, M., Missale, C., Racette, B. A., Corsini, G. U. & Maggio, R. (2013). Bright light exposure reduces TH-positive dopamine neurons: implications of light pollution in Parkinson’s disease epidemiology. Sci Rep 3, 1395.
  13. Caleo, M., Restani, L. & Perry, V. H. (2013). Silencing synapses: a route to understanding synapse degeneration in chronic neurodegenerative disease. Prion 7, 147-50.
  14. Iscru, E., Ahmed, T., Coremans, V., Bozzi, Y., Caleo, M., Conway, E. M., D’Hooge, R. & Balschun, D. (2013). Loss of survivin in neural precursor cells results in impaired long-term potentiation in the dentate gyrus and CA1-region. Neuroscience 231, 413-9.
  15. Spugnesi, L., Balia, C., Collavoli, A., Falaschi, E., Quercioli, V., Caligo, M. A. & Galli, A. (2013). Effect of the expression of BRCA2 on spontaneous homologous recombination and DNA damage-induced nuclear foci in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mutagenesis 28, 187-95.
  16. Capsoni S; Amato G; Vignone D; Criscuolo C; Nykjaer A; Cattaneo A (2013). Dissecting the role of sortilin receptor signaling in neurodegeneration induced by NGF deprivation. BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS (ISSN:0006-291X) pp. 579 – 585 Vol. 431
  17. Capsoni S; Carlo A-S; Vignone D; Amato G; Criscuolo C; Willnow TE; Cattaneo A (2013). SorLA Deficiency Dissects Amyloid Pathology from Tau and Cholinergic Neurodegeneration in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease. JOURNAL OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (ISSN:1387-2877) pp. 357 – 371 Vol. 33
  18. Cattaneo A (2013). Immunosympathectomy as the first phenotypic knockout with antibodies. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (ISSN:0027-8424) pp. 4877 – 4885 Vol. 110
  19. Cattaneo A; Sitia R (2013). Remembering Michael s Neuberger (1953-2013).. EMBO JOURNAL (ISSN:0261-4189) pp. 3112 – 3113 Vol. 32
  20. Chao M; Cattaneo A; Mobley W (2013). RITA LEVI-MONTALCINI: THE STORY OF AN UNCOMMON INTELLECT AND SPIRIT. NEUROSCIENCE (ISSN:0306-4522) pp. 431 – 437 Vol. 252
  21. Cheung VCK; DeBoer C; Hanson E; Tunesi M; D’Onofrio M; Arisi I; Brandi R; Cattaneo A; Goosens KA (2013). Gene Expression Changes in the Motor Cortex Mediating Motor Skill Learning. PLOS ONE (ISSN:1932-6203) Vol. 8
  22. Corbalan N; Runti G; Adler C; Covaceuszach S; Ford R; Lamba D; Beis K; Scocchi M; Vincent PA (2013). Functional and structural study of the dimeric inner membrane protein SbmA. JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY (ISSN:0021-9193) pp. 5352 – 5361 Vol. 195
  23. Covaceuszach S; Degrassi G; Venturi V; Lamba D (2013). Structural insights on a novel interkingdom signaling circuit by cartography of the ligand-binding sites of the homologous quorum sensing LuxR-familINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES (ISSN:1661-6596) pp. 20578 – 20596 Vol. 14
  24. Cremisi F (2013). MicroRNAs and cell fate in cortical and retinal development.. FRONTIERS IN CELLULAR NEUROSCIENCE (ISSN:1662-5102) pp. 141 – Vol. 7
  25. D’Angelo L; de Girolamo P; Lucini C; Terzibasi Tozzini E; Baumgart M; Castaldo L; Cellerino A. (2013). Brain derived neurotrophic factor: mRNA expression and protein distribution in the brain of the teleost Nothobranchius furzeri.. JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE NEUROLOGY (ISSN:1096-9861)
  26. Di Primio C; Quercioli V; Allouch A; Arosio D; Debyser Z; Christ F; Cereseto A (2013). Single cell imaging of HIV provirus (SCIP). PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (ISSN:1091-6490) pp. 5636 – 5641 Vol. 110
  27. Keimpema E; Tortoriello G; Alpar A; Capsoni S; Arisi I; Calvigioni D; Hu S S-J; Cattaneo A; Doherty P; Mackie K; Harkany T (2013). Nerve growth factor scales endocannabinoid signaling by regulating monoacylglycerol lipase turnover in developing cholinergic neurons. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (ISSN:0027-8424) pp. 1935 – 1940 Vol. 110
  28. Krako N, Magnifico MC, Arese M, Meli G, Forte E, Lecci A, Manca A, Giuffrè A, Mastronicola D, Sarti P, Cattaneo A (2013). Characterization of mitochondrial dysfunction in the 7PA2 cell model of Alzheimer’s disease. JOURNAL OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (ISSN:1387-2877) pp. 747 – 758 Vol. 37(4),
  29. Marchetti L; Callegari A; Luin S; Signore G; Viegi A; Beltram F; Cattaneo A (2013). Ligand signature in the membrane dynamics of single TrkA receptor molecules. JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE (ISSN:0021-9533) pp. 4445 – 4456 Vol. 126,
  30. Tiveron C; Fasulo L; Capsoni S; Malerba F; Marinelli S; Paoletti F; Piccinin S; Scardigli R; Amato G; Brandi R; Capelli P; D’Aguanno S; Florenzano F; La Regina F; Lecci A; Manca A; Meli G; Pistillo L; Berretta N; Nistico R; Pavone F; Cattaneo A (2013). ProNGF\NGF imbalance triggers learning and memory deficits, neurodegeneration and spontaneous epileptic-like discharges in transgenic mice. CELL DEATH AND DIFFERENTIATION (ISSN:1350-9047) pp. 1017 – 1030 Vol. 20,
  31. Terzibasi Tozzini E; Dorn A; Ng’oma E; Polačik M; Blažek R; Reichwald K; Petzold A; Watters B; Reichard M; Cellerino A. (2013). Parallel evolution of senescence in annual fishes in response to extrinsic mortality. BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY (ISSN:1471-2148)
  32. de Nadai, L. Marchetti, F. Bonsignore, D. Porciani, G. Signore, F. Beltram, S. Luin,A. Cattaneo (2013). Site-specific biotinylation of neurotrophins and their receptors by the insertion of short versatile peptide tags. 489.10/NNN11- vol.43, In:Neuroscience 2013 . November 9-13, 2013, San Diego, California, USA,
  33. Niklison-Chirou MV; Steinert Joern R; Agostini M; Knight RA; Dinsdale D; Cattaneo A; Mak Tak W; Melino G (2013). TAp73 knockout mice show morphological and functional nervous system defects associated with loss of p75 neurotrophin receptor. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (ISSN:0027-8424) pp. 18952 – 18957 Vol. 110,