Group leader: Annalisa Buffo
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Born in Turin, 08.05.1981 - Italian
2010 PhD in Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
2005 Master’s degree in Neurobiology (summa cum laude and honourable mention), University of Turin, Italy
Assistant Professor in tenure track (RTD-B) in Human Anatomy (BIO/16). Has achieved the National Academic Qualification (ASN) as Associate Professor in Human Anatomy (05/H1, 2017-2023)
2015-2017 Senior Post-doc Fellow (Assegnista di Ricerca). Independent fundings granted by Cariplo Foundation (Ricerca Biomedica condotta da Giovani Ricercatori). Department of Neuroscience Rita Levi Montalcini and Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi (NICO), University of Turin, Italy.
Jun-Aug 2015 Visiting Scholar in Dr. Akiko Nishiyama’s laboratory, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (USA).
2010-2014 Post-doc Fellow, Department of Neuroscience Rita Levi Montalcini and Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi (NICO), University of Turin, Italy. PI: Prof. Annalisa Buffo
2005 – 2009 PhD student, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy. PI: Prof. Filippo Tempia
Oligodendroglia-neurons cross-talk in health and disease. Myelination. De-/Dis-myelinating disorders. Molecular mechanisms involved in the regulation of the self-renewal and differentiation of neural progenitor cells (neural stem cells and oligodendrocyte progenitor cells).
Role in research
Lead responsible of research on oligodendroglial physiopathology, expert in oligodendrocyte neurobiology
, September 2017
Anissa Kempf, Enrica Boda, Jessica C.F. Kwok, Rafael Fritz, Valentina Grande, Andrea M. Kaelin, Zorica Ristic, Andre Schmandke, Antonio Schmandke, Bjoern Tews, James W. Fawcett, Olivier Pertz, Annalisa Buffo and Martin E. Schwab
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
Transferrin Receptor 2 Dependent Alterations of Brain Iron Metabolism Affect Anxiety Circuits in the Mouse.
Pellegrino RM, Boda E, Montarolo F, Boero M, Mezzanotte M, Saglio G, Buffo A, Roetto A