Temi e progetti di ricerca



  • Nanoparticles
  • Biomaterials transplantation
  • 3D-printing

Cell physiology

  • Signal transduction pathways in cell proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis

Human movement

  • Postural motor learning & adaptation
  • Physiology of human movement

Stem cells & Regeneration

  • Mesenchymal stem cells differentiation
  • Osteochondral regeneration


  • Neuroprotection
  • Neuroinflammation • Neurodegeneration • Gap junctions
  • Synaptic plasticity
  • Learning & Memory • Aging
  • Food intake control


  • Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
  • Demyelination
  • Krabbe leukodystrophy
  • Fragile X syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Pompe disease


  • O. Arancio, Columbia University, New York, USA
  • M. Balazy, New York Medical College - Valhalla, USA
  • B. Bardoni, Université Côte d’Azur, France
  • M. Bertolato, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
  • L. D’Adamio, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
  • A. Esquenazi, Moss Rehab Center, Philadelphia, USA
  • A. Frick, University of Bordeaux, France
  • G. Hess, Jagiellonian University, Poland
  • W. Loescher, University of Hannover, Germany
  • A. Manef, University of Carthage, Tunisia
  • M. Piovano, University Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Valparaìso, Chile - S. Pluchino, Cambridge University, UK
  • R. Poppele, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
  • J. Prickaerts, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • R. Schlichter, University of Strasbourg, France