Brain development and disease

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Group leader:  Alessandro Vercelli

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Publications

2017

Ghibaudi M, Boido M, Vercelli A. Functional integration of complex miRNA networks in central and peripheral lesion and axonal regeneration. Prog Neurobiol. 2017 Aug 3. pii: S0301-0082(17)30012-6.

Faedo A, Laporta A, Segnali A, Galimberti M, Besusso D, Cesana E, Belloli S, Moresco RM, Tropiano M, Fucà E, Wild S, Bosio A, Vercelli AE, Biella G, Cattaneo E. Differentiation of human telencephalic progenitor cells into MSNs by inducible expression of Gsx2 and Ebf1 . Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Feb 14;114(7):E1234-E1242.

Filippi M, Boido M, Terreno E. Imaging of MSC transplantation in neuroscience . Oncotarget. 2017 Jan 13. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.14643.

Fucà E, Guglielmotto M, Boda E, Rossi F, Leto K, Buffo A. Preventive motor training but not progenitor grafting ameliorates cerebellar ataxia and deregulated autophagy in tambaleante mice . Neurobiol Dis. 2017 Feb 22.

2016

Atassi N, Beghi E, Blanquer M, Boulis NM, Cantello R, Caponnetto C, Chiò A, Dunnett SB, Feldman EL, Vescovi A, Mazzini L; attendees of the International Workshop on Progress in Stem Cells Research for ALS/MND. Intraspinal stem cell transplantation for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Ready for efficacy clinical trials? Cytotherapy. 2016 Dec;18(12):1471-1475.

Brancia C, Noli B, Boido M, Boi A, Puddu R, Borghero G, Marrosu F, Bongioanni P, Orrù S, Manconi B, D'Amato F, Messana I, Vincenzoni F, Vercelli A, Ferri GL, Cocco C. VGF Protein and Its C-Terminal Derived Peptides in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Human and Animal Model Studies . PLoS One. 2016 Oct 13;11(10):e0164689.

Repetto IE, Monti R, Tropiano M, Tomasi S, Arbini A, Andrade-Moraes CH, Lent R, Vercelli A. The Isotropic Fractionator as a Tool for Quantitative Analysis in Central Nervous System Diseases . Front Cell Neurosci. 2016 Aug 5;10:190.

Vercelli U, Diano M, Costa T, Nani A, Duca S, Geminiani G, Vercelli A, Cauda F. Node Detection Using High-Dimensional Fuzzy Parcellation Applied to the Insular Cortex . Neural Plast. 2016;2016:1938292.

Boido M, Vercelli A. Neuromuscular Junctions as Key Contributors and Therapeutic Targets in Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Front Neuroanat. 2016 Feb 3;10:6.

Mazzini L, Vescovi A, Cantello R, Gelati M, Vercelli A. Stem cells therapy for ALS. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2016;16(2):187-99.

Filippi M, Boido M, Pasquino C, Garello F, Boffa C, Terreno E. Successful in vivo MRI tracking of MSCs labeled with Gadoteridol in a Spinal Cord Injury experimental model . Exp Neurol. 2016 Aug;282:66-77.

Pascente R, Frigerio F, Rizzi M, Porcu L, Boido M, Davids J, Zaben M, Tolomeo D, Filibian M, Gray WP, Vezzani A, Ravizza T. Cognitive deficits and brain myo-Inositol are early biomarkers of epileptogenesis in a rat model of epilepsy . Neurobiol Dis. 2016 Sep;93:146-55.

Manassero G, Guglielmotto M, Zamfir R, Borghi R, Colombo L, Salmona M, Perry G, Odetti P, Arancio O, Tamagno E, Tabaton M. Beta-amyloid 1-42 monomers, but not oligomers, produce PHF-like conformation of Tau protein. Aging Cell. 2016 Oct;15(5):914-23.

Guglielmotto M, Reineri S, Iannello A, Ferrero G, Vanzan L, Miano V, Ricci L, Tamagno E, De Bortoli M, Cutrupi S. E2 Regulates Epigenetic Signature on Neuroglobin Enhancer-Promoter in Neuronal Cells. Front Cell Neurosci. 2016 Jun 1;10:147.

Klionsky DJ, Abdelmohsen K, Abe A, et al. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (3 rd  edition). Autophagy. 2016;12(1):1-222.

2015

Queiroga C, Almeida A, Tomasi S, Vercelli A, Paula P, Vieira H. Unravelling carbon monoxide protection in cerebral ischemia: from the organelle to the organism . Springerplus. 2015 Jun 12;4(Suppl 1):L26.

Queiroga CS, Vercelli A, Vieira HL.  Carbon monoxide and the CNS: challenges and achievements . Br J Pharmacol. 2015 Mar;172(6):1533-45.

Vercelli A, Biggi S, Sclip A, Repetto IE, Cimini S, Falleroni F, Tomasi S, Monti R, Tonna N, Morelli F, Grande V, Stravalaci M, Biasini E, Marin O, Bianco F, di Marino D, Borsello T.  Exploring the role of MKK7 in excitotoxicity and cerebral ischemia: a novel pharmacological strategy against brain injury . Cell Death Dis. 2015 Aug 13;6:e1854.

Valsecchi V, Boido M, De Amicis E, Piras A, Vercelli A.  Expression of muscle-specific miRNA 206 in the progression of disease in a murine SMA model . PLoS One. 2015 Jun 1;10(6):e0128560.

Valenza M, Chen JY, Di Paolo E, Ruozi B, Belletti D, Ferrari Bardile C, Brilli E, Leoni V, Caccia C, Boido M, Vercelli A, Vandelli MA, Forni F, Cepeda C, Levine MS, Tosi G, Cattane E. Cholesterol-loaded nanoparticles ameliorate synaptic and cognitive function in Huntington’s disease mice. EMBO Mol Med. 2015 Nov 20. pii: e201505413.