Title of project or programme

Neuroscience: molecular basis and clinical applications. 2

Principal Investigators of project/programme grant
DrAnnalisaPinnaNeuroscience Institute, CNR; CagliariItaly
 Dr Catia SorgatoNeuroscience Institute, CNR, and University of Padua, Padua Italy
 Dr Michela MatteoliNeuroscience Institute, CNR, Milanamyloid, environment, epidemiology, signal transduction, imaging, synapse, mutation, risk factor, aging, cell biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, acetylcholine
 Dr Maria Vincenza CataniaInstitute of Neurological Sciences, CNR, Catania Italy
 Prof Tullio PozzanNeuroscience Institute, CNR, Padua Italy
 Dr Claudia VerderioNeuroscience Institute, Cnr, and University of Milan Italy
Address of institution of lead PI
InstitutionEnrica Strettoi, Italian National Research Council, CNR
Street AddressNeuroscience Institute, Area della Ricerca, Via moruzzi 1


Source of funding information

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

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The project/programme is most relevant to
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general

drug, animal model, adenosine, amyloid, synapse, cell biology, biochemistry, calcium,imaging, glia, presenilins

Research abstract in English
Lay summary

The Neuroscience Program of the Italian CNR comprises numerous lines of research headed by investigators of 10 different Institutes located all over the Country. Several laboratories carry on studies on Alzheimer, Parkinson, Huntington and prion disease and other disorders of the CNS. Methods of study range from molecular techniques to epidemiological approaches.

    Types: Investments > €500k
    Member States: Italy
    Diseases: Neurodegenerative disease in general
    Years: 2011
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