Neuroscience institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi

The main goal of NICO research center is to study the fundamental biological mechanisms of nervous system function, whose knowledge is essential for the development of innovative therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric disorders.

NICO is an interdepartmental institute of Turin University devoted to Neuroscience. We focus in developing a multidisciplinary approach that combines the skills and expertise of our faculty, with the goal of integrating basic research and its clinical applications.

70

RESEARCHERS

30

YEARS
average age

20

PROFESSORS

60%

WOMEN
researchers

50+

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS
per year

2nd International Congress of Psychobiology - Avila, Spain

Our Neuroendocrinology group has been invited to participate at the 2nd International Congress of Psychobiology that was held in Avila (Spain) from 19th to 21st of July.
Here you can find the abstract book of prof. Giancarlo Panzica, dr Stefano Gotti and dr Marilena Marraudino.

23 july 2017

Kisspeptin innervation of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus: sexual dimorphism and effect of estrous cycle in female mice

Journal of Anatomy , March 2017
Marraudino M, Miceli D, Farinetti A, Ponti G, Panzica G, Gotti S

29 april 2017

Non-neurogenic SVZ-like niche in aquatic mammals devoid of olfaction

Brain Structure & Function , February 2017
Parolisi R, Cozzi B, Bonfanti L

31 March 2017