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

Non-newly generated, "immature" neurons in the sheep brain are not restricted to cerebral cortex.

Journal of Neuroscience , 7 December 2017
M Piumatti, O Palazzo, C La Rosa, P Crociara, R Parolisi 1 , F Luzzati, F Lévy, L Bonfanti

10 january 2018

2° jENS - Congress of join European Neonatal Societies

Venice, 31st October - 4th November. Ferdinando Di Cunto invited speaker wil rewiev about ZIKA congenital encephalopathies.

2 november 2017

SINS National Congress, Ischia (Naples) October 1-4, 2017

There was so much NICO at the XVII National Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosciences in Ischia. Here some good news from our researchers.

4 October 2017

Events & Meetings

22 december 2017

NICO Progress Report

Our young researchers present their work to collegues. From February to December, every two weeks, on friday at 2:00 pm
Seminars Room, NICO