Giorgio Battaglia

Professor, MD
Molecular Neuroanatomy and Pathogenesis Unit
Institute of Neurology “Carlo Besta”
E-mail: battaglia@istituto-besta.it
Page: http://www.dimet.org/index.php?mod=member&func=show&id=32

 

Fields of interest:

Axonal degeneration, molecular mechanisms governing neurological disease
 

 

Recent publications:

Di Bella D., Lazzaro F., Brusco A., Plumari M., Battaglia G., Pastore A., Finardi A., Cagnoli C., Tempia F., Frontali M., Veneziano L., Sacco T., Boda E., Brussino A., Bonn F., Castellotti B., Baratta S., Mariotti C., Gellera C., Fracasso V., Magri S., Langer T., Plevani P., Di Donato S., Muzi-Falconi M., Taroni F.:
Mutations in the mitochondrial protease gene AFG3L2 cause dominant hereditary ataxia SCA28

Nat. Genet. 2010; 42(4): 313-21.

 

Battaglia G., Becker A. J., LoTurco J., Represa A., Baraban S. C., Roper S. N., Vezzani A.:
Basic mechanisms of MCD in animal models

Epileptic Disord. 2009; 11(3): 206-14.


Granata T., Battaglia G.:
Schizencephaly

Handb. Clin. Neurol. 2008; 87: 235-46.

 

Battaglia G., Granata T.:
Periventricular nodular heterotopia

Handb. Clin. Neurol. 2008; 87: 177-89.

 

Bassanini S., Hallene K., Battaglia G., Finardi A., Santaguida S., Cipolla M., Janigro D.:

Early cerebrovascular and parenchymal events following prenatal exposure to the putative neurotoxin methylazoxymethanol

Neurobiol. Dis. 2007; 26(2): 481-95.

 

Setola V., Terao M., Locatelli D., Bassanini S., Garattini E., Battaglia G.:

Axonal-SMN (a-SMN), a protein isoform of the survival motor neuron gene, is specifically involved in axonogenesis

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A 2007; 104(6): 1959-64.

 

Marchi N., Guiso G., Caccia S., Rizzi M., Gagliardi B., Noe F., Ravizza T., Bassanini S., Chimenti S., Battaglia G., Vezzani A.:
Determinants of drug brain uptake in a rat model of seizure-associated malformations of cortical development

Neurobiol. Dis. 2006; 24(3): 429-42.

 

Finardi A., Gardoni F., Bassanini S., Lasio G., Cossu M., Tassi L., Caccia C., Taroni F., LoRusso G., Di Luca M., Battaglia G.:
NMDA receptor composition differs among anatomically diverse malformations of cortical development

J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 2006; 65(9): 883-93.

 

Giavazzi A., Setola V., Simonati A., Battaglia G.:

Neuronal-specific roles of the survival motor neuron protein: evidence from survival motor neuron expression patterns in the developing human central nervous system

J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 2006; 65(3): 267-77.

 

Battaglia G., Chiapparini L., Franceschetti S., Freri E., Tassi L., Bassanini S., Villani F., Spreafico R., D'Incerti L., Granata T.:
Periventricular nodular heterotopia: classification, epileptic history, and genesis of epileptic discharges

Epilepsia 2006; 47(1): 86-97.