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Here you can find a selection of projects and research networks we participate in 

Cross-talk between intrinsic and extrinsic mechanism in importin alpha 3 knock-out mice. Investigating the neurite outgrowth in embryonic neurons and the control gene regulation in importin alpha3 knock-out mice.
2022 - 2025 | Rita Levi Montalcini Fellowship, MUR, Italy

Letizia Marvaldi, head of research unit

Developmental, Reproductive and Metabolic effects of Endocrine Disruptors: the DReaM-ED study

Stefano Gotti, head of research unit
Research network: coordinator Angela Di Baldassarre, Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara

Soy: a good nutritional supplement in Anorexia Nervosa during pregnancy on the Health of Mothers and Offspring?
2022-2024 | Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Marilena Marraudino, head of research

Iron arm with dementia: iron and mitochondria as new targets against Alzheimer's disease
2022-2024 | Cassa di Risparmio di Torino (CRT) Foundation

Serena Stanga, PI

3D bio-printing: neurobiology and engineering together to study and treat spinal cord injuries
2021-2023 | Fondazione CRT

Marina Boido, PI
co-PI Chiara Tonda-Turo (Politecnico of Torino)

Air pollution and Multiple Sclerosis: effects of the exposure to particulate matter (PM) on neuroinflammation and myelin repair
2021-2023 | Cassa di Risparmio di Torino (CRT) Foundation

Enrica Boda, PI

Maternal separation in Anorexia Nervosa: possible role of Oxytocin - study on the ABA animal model
2021-2023 | Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Torino (CRT)

Stefano Gotti, head of research

SPACER: a single cell SPAtiotemporal transcriptomic atlas to unveil CERebellar development and function in mouse
2021-2022 |  EASI Genomics 3 rd  call for Proposals for Transnational Access Projects 2021

A. Buffo, V. Cerrato

Novel Strategies for Cell-based Neural Reconstruction - NSC-Reconstruct
2020-2024 | H2020-SC1-BHC-2018-2020

Research network: Elena Cattaneo, Coordinator (University of Milano) , Malin Parmar (University of Lund), Oliver Bruestle (UniversitaetsKlinikum Bonn), Ernest Arenas (Karolinska Institutet), Roger Barker (University of Cambridge), Agnete Kirkeby (Kobenhavns Universitet), Meng Li (Cardiff University), Magdalena Goetz (Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen), Pierre Vanderhaeghen (VIB-KULeuven Center) , Andreas Bosio (Miltenyi Biotec GMBH), Simone Haupt (Life and Brain GMBH), Carlos Villaescusas (Novo Nordisk).

Allele-specific siRNAs as therapeutic option for ADLD: in vitro pre-clinical validation on unique human experimental models
2020-2022 | ELA International, Luxembourg

Research network: E. Giorgio and A. Brusco (University of Torino), S Goldman (University of Rochester, USA).

Development of Citron Kinase as a therapeutic target for brain tumors.
2019-2024 | Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC)

Ferdinando Di Cunto, Principal Investigator

Mental Health and urban Green/Blue
2018-2022 | MIUR: Dipartimenti di Eccellenza  

Head of research unit: Alessandro Vercelli

The role of SMN protein in translation: implications for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
2019-2022 | Fondazione Telethon

Marina Boido, head of research unit
Research network: coordinator Gabriella Viero, CNR, Trento

New therapeutic perspectives in the treatment of X-fragile syndrome
2020-2022 | Fondazione CRT

Coordinator: Carola Eva Lab. - Project partner : 1) Prof. Benedetto Vitiello, Struttura Complessa di Neuropsichiatria Infantile dell’Ospedale Regina Margherita; 2) Dott. Marco Cambiaghi, laboratorio di Neurobiologia del Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Biomedicina e Movimento, Università di Verona; 3) Prof.ssa Daniela Carulli, laboratorio di Neuroregenerazione dell’Istituto di Neuroscienze di Amsterdam; 4) Dott.ssa Annalisa Bianchini, Associazione Sezione Piemonte Sindrome X-Fragile

Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cells for Myelin Repair and Gliomagenesis
2019-2021 | Progetti di ricerca ex-post di Ateneo (University of Torino and Compagnia di San Paolo)

A.Buffo, E. Boda

Pilot Project: Air pollution and Multiple Sclerosis: role of particulate matter (PM) exposure and associated extracellular vesicle trafficking in neuroinflammation and demyelination.
2020-2021 | Italian Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (FISM) 

Enrica Boda, PI
Research network: Valentina Bollati, Antonello Rigamonti (University of Milan)

Implementation of cellular and genetic models for validating genomic variants associated with neurodegenerative disorders.
2019-2021 | Fondazione CRT 

Ferdinando Di Cunto, Principal Investigator

Boosting adult neural stem cell function to counteract aging and cognitive decline   
December 2019 - June 2021 | Fondazione CRT

Serena Bovetti, Silvia De Marchis

Imaging cellular dynamics in the central nervous system
2019 - 2021 | University of Torino and Compagnia di San Paolo

Federico Luzzati

Dependence on new technologies: development of an animal model for future human applications
2019-2021 | Fondazione CRT

GC Panzica, M Marraudino, S Gotti

Development of combinatorial therapies for SMA
2019-2020 | AFM Telethon

Marina Boido, head of research unit
Research network: coordinator Ruben Artero, University of Valencia, Spagna; Cécile Martinat, I-STEM, Corbeil-Essonnes, France

Mitochondria in Spinal Muscular Atrophy: dysfunctions and mitophagy
2018-2020 | Fondazione CRT - Richieste Ordinarie 2017

Marina Boido

Identification of new druggable targets and potential therapeutic compounds for Spinal Muscular Atrophy, using a C.elegans model of neurodegeneration
2017-2020 | Fondazione Telethon

Alessandro Vercelli, head of research unit
Research network: coordinator Elia Di Schiavi, CNR, Napoli

Improving therapeutic appropriateness of Multiple Sclerosis treatments using biological approaches to personalize therapy and save pharmaceutical spending 
2015-2020 | Italian Ministry of Health 

Clinical neurobiology Group, dr. A. Bertolotto

My-AHA  My Active and Healthy Ageing
January 2016-2019 | Horizon 2020
Coordinator Alessandro Vercelli, NICO - University of Torino
The consortium is made of: Istituto Mario Boella (Torino), the Universities of Siegen and Koln (D), Loughborough (GB), Instituto de Biomecanica Valencia (E), Fraunhofer Portugal, Johanniter Austerreich (A), Kasa Solution (D), VitalinQ (N), GESMED (E). To the consortium participate as Extra-EU partners Seul National University (South Korea), Tohoku University (Japan), University of the Sunshine Coast (Australia), and the JIN company (Japan).
Involvement of estradiol on feeding neurohormonal circuit programming in the rat
2016- 2019 | Spanish Government, Ministry of the Economy

Coordinator: Paloma Collado, UNED Madrid (Spain)

Events & Meetings

31 may 2024

NICO NeuroWebinar & Seminar

1 appointment per week, on Friday at 2.00 pm