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

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

Preventive motor training but not progenitor grafting ameliorates cerebellar ataxia and deregulated autophagy in tambaleante mice.

Neurobiology of Disease , February 2017
Fucà E, Guglielmotto M, Boda E, Rossi F †, Leto K, Buffo A

 

10 march 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

Events & Meetings

19 may 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