Publications by authors named "Alessandra Fierabracci"

76 Publications

COVID-19: A Review on Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis.

Int J Mol Sci 2020 Jul 21;21(14). Epub 2020 Jul 21.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Department, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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July 2020

Immunotherapy Strategies for the Prevention and Treatment of Distinct Stages of Type 1 Diabetes: An Overview.

Int J Mol Sci 2020 Mar 19;21(6). Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Department, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, 00165 Rome, Italy.

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March 2020

Insights on the Effects of Resveratrol and Some of Its Derivatives in Cancer and Autoimmunity: A Molecule with a Dual Activity.

Antioxidants (Basel) 2020 Jan 22;9(2). Epub 2020 Jan 22.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Department, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Viale San Paolo 15, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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January 2020

Insights into the Role of MicroRNAs in the Onset and Development of Diabetic Neuropathy.

Int J Mol Sci 2019 Sep 18;20(18). Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Area, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Viale San Paolo 15, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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September 2019

Insights into the Secretome of Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Its Potential Applications.

Int J Mol Sci 2019 Sep 17;20(18). Epub 2019 Sep 17.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Area, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Viale San Paolo 15, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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September 2019

Identification and functional characterization of CD8+ T regulatory cells in type 1 diabetes patients.

PLoS One 2019 16;14(1):e0210839. Epub 2019 Jan 16.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Division, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy.

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October 2019

Recent Advances on Microbiota Involvement in the Pathogenesis of Autoimmunity.

Int J Mol Sci 2019 Jan 11;20(2). Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Department, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Viale San Paolo 15, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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January 2019

Inhibitory Receptors and Pathways of Lymphocytes: The Role of PD-1 in Treg Development and Their Involvement in Autoimmunity Onset and Cancer Progression.

Front Immunol 2018 17;9:2374. Epub 2018 Oct 17.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Department, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Rome, Italy.

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October 2019

A Novel Homozygous Mutation of the Gene in an APECED Patient From Pakistan: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Front Immunol 2018 13;9:1835. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Division, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy.

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September 2019

APECED in Turkey: A case report and insights on genetic and phenotypic variability.

Clin Immunol 2018 09 3;194:60-66. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

Endocrine Unit, Department of Medicine (DIMED), University of Padua, Via Ospedale Civile 105, 35128 Padua, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Type 1 Diabetes and Its Multi-Factorial Pathogenesis: The Putative Role of NK Cells.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Mar 10;19(3). Epub 2018 Mar 10.

Type 1 Diabetes Centre, Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Department, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Viale San Paolo 15, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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March 2018

Identification of GAD65 AA 114-122 reactive 'memory-like' NK cells in newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetic patients by HLA-class I pentamers.

PLoS One 2017 13;12(12):e0189615. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

Type 1 Diabetes Centre, Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

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January 2018

NK cells in autoimmune diseases: Linking innate and adaptive immune responses.

Autoimmun Rev 2018 Feb 26;17(2):142-154. Epub 2017 Nov 26.

Type 1 Diabetes Centre, Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Department, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Severe Toxoplasma gondii infection in a member of a NFKB2-deficient family with T and B cell dysfunction.

Clin Immunol 2017 10 14;183:273-277. Epub 2017 Sep 14.

University Department of Pediatrics, Unit of Immune and Infectious Diseases, Childrens' Hospital Bambino Gesù, Italy; Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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October 2017

SUMO proteins: Guardians of immune system.

J Autoimmun 2017 Nov 15;84:21-28. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

Section of Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of Perugia, Piazzale Severi, 06132, Perugia, Italy; Foligno Nursing School, Via Oberdan 123, Foligno, PG, Italy. Electronic address:

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November 2017

Insights into the Diagnostic Potential of Extracellular Vesicles and Their miRNA Signature from Liquid Biopsy as Early Biomarkers of Diabetic Micro/Macrovascular Complications.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 Sep 14;18(9). Epub 2017 Sep 14.

Type 1 Diabetes Centre, Infectivology and Clinical Trials Research Department, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Viale San Paolo 15, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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September 2017

The Double Role of p53 in Cancer and Autoimmunity and Its Potential as Therapeutic Target.

Int J Mol Sci 2016 Nov 25;17(12). Epub 2016 Nov 25.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Area, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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November 2016

The Immunoregulatory Activity of Mesenchymal Stem Cells: 'State of Art' and 'Future Avenues'.

Curr Med Chem 2016 ;23(27):3014-3024

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Area, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, 00146, Rome, Italy.

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February 2017

On the pathogenesis of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: the role of microbiota.

Immunol Res 2017 02;65(1):242-256

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Area, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Viale S. Paolo 15, 00146, Rome, Italy.

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February 2017

Type 1 Diabetes in Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy-Candidiasis-Ectodermal Dystrophy Syndrome (APECED): A "Rare" Manifestation in a "Rare" Disease.

Int J Mol Sci 2016 Jul 12;17(7). Epub 2016 Jul 12.

Infectivology and Clinical Trials Area, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Rome 00146, Italy.

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July 2016

The Impact of Specific Viruses on Clinical Outcome in Children Presenting with Acute Heart Failure.

Int J Mol Sci 2016 Apr 1;17(4):486. Epub 2016 Apr 1.

Department of Pathology, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, Piazza S. Onofrio 4, 00165 Rome, Italy.

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April 2016