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.

70

RESEARCHERS

30

YEARS
average age

20

PROFESSORS

60%

WOMEN
researchers

50+

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS
per year

Adult neurogenesis and “immature” neurons in mammals: an evolutionary trade-off in plasticity?

Brain Structure and Function , October 2023

Luca Bonfanti, Chiara La Rosa, Marco Ghibaudi, Chet C Sherwood

Research group: Adult Neurogenesis

20 march 2024

Advanced materials and biofabrication technologies to design in vitro functional central nervous system models

Frontiers in Medical Engineering , 4 October 2023
Traldi C, Chiappini V, Menduti G, Tonda-Turo C, Boido M

Research Group NICO:   Brain development and disease

18 october 2023

A novel compound enhances nerve-muscle interaction stability and physical endurance, counteracting sarcopenia in the elderly.

Aging and Disease , 2 August 2023 
Synergistically Acting on Myostatin and Agrin Pathways Increases Neuromuscular Junction Stability and Endurance in Old Mice

Schellino Roberta, Marina Boido, Jan W. Vrijbloed, Ruggero G. Fariello, Alessandro Vercelli

Research Group NICO:  Brain development and disease

4 september 2023

Events & Meetings

31 may 2024

NICO NeuroWebinar & Seminar

1 appointment per week, on Friday at 2.00 pm