Marco Catani

Senior Lecturer, MD
Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science


Fields of interest:

Treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders – autism spectrum disorder (ASD), adult  attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), multiple sclerosis, movement disorders and stroke



Recent publications:

de Schotten M. T., Ffytche D. H., Bizzi A., Dell’Acqua F., Allin M., Walshe M., Murray R., Williams S. C., Murphy D. G., Catani M.:

Atlasing location, asymmetry and inter-subject variability of white matter tracts in the human brain with MR diffusion tractography

Neuroimage 2011; 54(1): 49-59.


Dell’acqua F., Scifo P., Rizzo G., Catani M., Simmons A., Scotti G., Fazio F.:

A modified damped Richardson-Lucy algorithm to reduce isotropic background effects in spherical deconvolution

Neuroimage 2010; 49(2): 1446-1458.


Catani M., ffytche D. H.:

On ‘the study of the nervous system and behaviour’

Cortex 2010; 46(1): 106-109.


Catani M., Ffytche D. H.:

New section: Cortex Clinical Neuroanatomy

Cortex 2010; 46(1): 1.


Kanaan R. A., Borgwardt S., McGuire P. K., Craig M. C., Murphy D. G., Picchioni M., Shergill S. S., Jones D. K., Catani M.:

Microstructural organization of cerebellar tracts in schizophrenia

Biol. Psychiatry 2009; 66(11): 1067-1069.


Pugliese L., Catani M., Ameis S., Dell’Acqua F., Thiebaut de Schotten M., Murphy C., Robertson D., Deeley Q., Daly E., Murphy D. G.:

The anatomy of extended limbic pathways in Asperger syndrome: a preliminary diffusion tensor imaging tractography study

Neuroimage 2009; 47(2): 427-434.


Kontis D., Catani M., Cuddy M., Walshe M., Nosarti C., Jones D., Wyatt J., Rifkin L., Murray R., Allin M.:

Diffusion tensor MRI of the corpus callosum and cognitive function in adults born preterm

Neuroreport 2009; 20(4): 424-428.


Stanton B. R., Shinhmar D., Turner M. R., Williams V. C., Williams S. C., Blain C. R., Giampietro V. P., Catani M., Leigh P. N., Andersen P. M., Simmons A.:

Diffusion tensor imaging in sporadic and familial (D90A SOD1) forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Arch. Neurol. 2009; 66(1): 109-115.


Catani M., De Milito R., Romagnoli F., Petroni R., Luciani G., Ricciardulli T., Modini C.:

The best timing of surgery in laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: when and how is to be performed

Hepatogastroenterology 2008; 55(88): 1993-1996.


Catani M., Thiebaut de Schotten M.:

A diffusion tensor imaging tractography atlas for virtual in vivo dissections

Cortex 2008; 44(8): 1105-1132.