Publications

Multimodal MRI quantification of the common neurostructural bases within the FTD-ALS continuum.
Neurobiol Aging 2018 Feb 28;62:95-104. Epub 2017 Sep 28.
Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano, Italy; Department of Clinical Neurosciences, IRCCS San Raffaele Turro, Milano, Italy; Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milano, Italy.

Impact of early and recent stress on white matter microstructure in major depressive disorder.
J Affect Disord 2018 Jan 15;225:289-297. Epub 2017 Aug 15.
Scientific Institute and University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Milan, Italy; C.E.R.M.A.C. (Centro di Eccellenza Risonanza Magnetica ad Alto Campo), University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

Cognitive reserve, cognition, and regional brain damage in MS: A 2 -year longitudinal study.
Mult Scler 2018 Jan 1:1352458517750767. Epub 2018 Jan 1.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

DT MRI microstructural cortical lesion damage does not explain cognitive impairment in MS.
Mult Scler 2017 Dec 18;23(14):1918-1928. Epub 2017 Jan 18.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Gray matter trophism, cognitive impairment, and depression in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Mult Scler 2017 Dec 7;23(14):1864-1874. Epub 2017 Feb 7.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Imaging patterns of gray and white matter abnormalities associated with PASAT and SDMT performance in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
Mult Scler 2017 Nov 1:1352458517743091. Epub 2017 Nov 1.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Mapping face encoding using functional MRI in multiple sclerosis across disease phenotypes.
Brain Imaging Behav 2017 Oct;11(5):1238-1247
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

Action observation training modifies brain gray matter structure in healthy adult individuals.
Brain Imaging Behav 2017 Oct;11(5):1343-1352
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

Brain network connectivity differs in early-onset neurodegenerative dementia.
Neurology 2017 Oct 27;89(17):1764-1772. Epub 2017 Sep 27.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (M. Filippi, S.B., E.C., F.I., A.M., F.C., F.A.), Department of Neurology (M. Filippi, G.M., M. Falautano, G.C.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, and Department of Neuroradiology and CERMAC (A.F.), Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Structural and functional brain signatures of C9orf72 in motor neuron disease.
Neurobiol Aging 2017 Sep 6;57:206-219. Epub 2017 Jun 6.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy; Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

MRI substrates of sustained attention system and cognitive impairment in pediatric MS patients.
Neurology 2017 Sep 18;89(12):1265-1273. Epub 2017 Aug 18.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (E.D.M., E.P., M.F., M.A.R.) and Department of Neurology (E.D.M., L.M., A. Fiorino, G.C., M.F., M.A.R.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, and Department of Neuroradiology (A. Falini), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan; Multiple Sclerosis Center (A.G., L.P.), Ospedale di Gallarate; Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry (P.V., M.C.P.), C. Mondino National Neurological Institute, Brain and Behaviour Department, University of Pavia; Multiple Sclerosis Center (R.C.), Spedali Civili of Brescia; and Department NEUROFARBA (M.P.A.), Section Neurosciences, University of Florence, Italy.


Cerebellar contribution to motor and cognitive performance in multiple sclerosis: An MRI sub-regional volumetric analysis.
Mult Scler 2017 Aug 19;23(9):1194-1203. Epub 2016 Oct 19.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Abnormal functional connectivity of thalamic sub-regions contributes to fatigue in multiple sclerosis.
Mult Scler 2017 Jun 1:1352458517717807. Epub 2017 Jun 1.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Working memory network dysfunction in relapse-onset multiple sclerosis phenotypes: A clinical-imaging evaluation.
Mult Scler 2017 Apr 11;23(4):577-587. Epub 2016 Jul 11.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Reproducibility of dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI and dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI in the study of brain gliomas: a comparison of data obtained using different commercial software.
Radiol Med 2017 Apr 9;122(4):294-302. Epub 2017 Jan 9.
Neuroradiology Unit and CERMAC, San Raffaele Scientific Institute and Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Mi, Italy.

Leptomeningeal gadolinium enhancement across the spectrum of chronic neuroinflammatory diseases.
Neurology 2017 Apr 10;88(15):1439-1444. Epub 2017 Mar 10.
From the Division of Neuroimmunology and Neurovirology (M.A., I.C.M.C., L.V., G.N., M.P.d.A., J.O., B.R.S., A.N., S.J., D.S.R.), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, MD; and the Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience (M.A., A.M., M.F.), Department of Neurology (V.M.), and Department of Neuroradiology (R.S., A.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Functional network connectivity abnormalities in multiple sclerosis: Correlations with disability and cognitive impairment.
Mult Scler 2017 Mar 1:1352458517699875. Epub 2017 Mar 1.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Clinical deterioration due to co-occurrence of multiple sclerosis and glioblastoma: report of two cases.
Neurol Sci 2017 Feb 11;38(2):361-364. Epub 2016 Nov 11.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

Perceived social isolation is associated with altered functional connectivity in neural networks associated with tonic alertness and executive control.
Neuroimage 2017 Jan 21;145(Pt A):58-73. Epub 2016 Sep 21.
NEtS Center, Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS, Pavia 27100, Italy; Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Neuroscience, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan 20132, Italy.

Brain plasticity in Parkinson's disease with freezing of gait induced by action observation training.
J Neurol 2017 Jan 24;264(1):88-101. Epub 2016 Oct 24.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

Adverse childhood experiences associate to reduced glutamate levels in the hippocampus of patients affected by mood disorders.
Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 2016 Nov 20;71:117-22. Epub 2016 Jul 20.
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Scientific Institute Ospedale San Raffaele, Milano, Italy; C.E.R.M.A.C. (Centro di Eccellenza Risonanza Magnetica ad Alto Campo), University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy.

SREBF-2 polymorphism influences white matter microstructure in bipolar disorder.
Psychiatry Res 2016 Nov 15;257:39-46. Epub 2016 Oct 15.
Scientific Institute and University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Milan, Italy; C.E.R.M.A.C. (Centro di Eccellenza Risonanza Magnetica ad Alto Campo), University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

Cognitive impairment in progressive supranuclear palsy-Richardson's syndrome is related to white matter damage.
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2016 Oct 18;31:65-71. Epub 2016 Jul 18.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

Abnormal adaptation over time of motor network recruitment in multiple sclerosis patients with fatigue.
Mult Scler 2016 Aug 22;22(9):1144-53. Epub 2015 Oct 22.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy/Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy

Longitudinal MRI quantification of muscle degeneration in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Ann Clin Transl Neurol 2016 Aug 16;3(8):607-22. Epub 2016 Jun 16.
Neuroradiology DepartmentNeuroradiology Research Group and CERMACSan Raffaele Scientific Institute and Vita-Salute San Raffaele UniversityMilanItaly; Neuroimaging ResearchDivision of Hematology/OncologyBoston Children's HospitalBostonMAUSA; Department of PediatricsHarvard Medical SchoolBostonMAUSA; University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center and University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolWorcesterMAUSA.


Evaluation of low-grade glioma structural changes after chemotherapy using DTI-based histogram analysis and functional diffusion maps.
Eur Radiol 2016 May 30;26(5):1263-73. Epub 2015 Aug 30.
Neuroradiology Unit and CERMAC, San Raffaele Scientific Institute and Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milano, Italy.

Mirror Movements After Stroke Suggest Facilitation From Nonprimary Motor Cortex: A Case Presentation.
PM R 2016 May 26;8(5):479-83. Epub 2015 Oct 26.
Department of Medical Biotechnologies and Translational Medicine, Università degli Studi di Milano Italy; Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Milan, Italy(∗∗).

MR Imaging of Brachial Plexus and Limb-Girdle Muscles in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Radiology 2016 May 18;279(2):553-61. Epub 2015 Nov 18.
From the Department of Neuroradiology (S.G., G.Caliendo, A.F.), Neuroimaging Research Unit (F.A., E.G.S., E.P., M.F.), Department of Neurology (N.R., E.G.S., G.Comi, M.F.), and Neuropathology Unit (N.R., L.C., A.Q.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy; and Biostatistics Unit, IRCCS-Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy (M.C.).

Regional hippocampal involvement and cognitive impairment in pediatric multiple sclerosis.
Mult Scler 2016 Apr 18;22(5):628-40. Epub 2015 Aug 18.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy/Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy

Orbital color Doppler ultrasound as noninvasive tool in the diagnosis of anterior-draining carotid-cavernous fistula.
Radiol Med 2016 Apr 6;121(4):301-7. Epub 2015 Dec 6.
Department of Radiology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute - Vita Salute University, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

Structural brain correlates of cognitive and behavioral impairment in MND.
Hum Brain Mapp 2016 Apr 2;37(4):1614-26. Epub 2016 Feb 2.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Abnormal cerebellar functional MRI connectivity in patients with paediatric multiple sclerosis.
Mult Scler 2016 Mar 10;22(3):292-301. Epub 2015 Jul 10.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy



White matter microstructure abnormalities in pediatric migraine patients.
Cephalalgia 2015 Dec 20;35(14):1278-86. Epub 2015 Mar 20.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy

Brain structural and functional connectivity in Parkinson's disease with freezing of gait.
Hum Brain Mapp 2015 Dec 11;36(12):5064-78. Epub 2015 Sep 11.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Hippocampal-DMN disconnectivity in MS is related to WM lesions and depression.
Hum Brain Mapp 2015 Dec 14;36(12):5051-63. Epub 2015 Sep 14.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

In vivo evidence of hippocampal dentate gyrus expansion in multiple sclerosis.
Hum Brain Mapp 2015 Nov 19;36(11):4702-13. Epub 2015 Aug 19.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

White Matter Degeneration in Atypical Alzheimer Disease.
Radiology 2015 Oct 27;277(1):162-72. Epub 2015 May 27.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (F.C., F.A., D.M., E.C., M. Filippi), Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience (G.M., M. Falautano, G.C., M. Filippi), Department of Clinical Neurosciences (A.M.), and Department of Neuroradiology and CERMAC (A.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy; INSERM, U1127, Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epinière (ICM), Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France (R.M.); Department of Neurology, Institut de la Mémoire et de la Maladie d'Alzheimer, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, AP-HP, Paris, France (R.M.); and Biostatistics Unit, IRCCS-Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy (M.C.).

A multimodal neuroimaging study of a case of crossed nonfluent/agrammatic primary progressive aphasia.
J Neurol 2015 Oct 21;262(10):2336-45. Epub 2015 Jul 21.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

Functional correlates of preserved naming performance in amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Neuropsychologia 2015 Sep 8;76:136-52. Epub 2015 Jan 8.
Institute for Advanced Study IUSS Pavia, Palazzo del Broletto - Piazza della Vittoria n.15, 27100, Pavia, Italy; Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.

Successful antidepressant chronotherapeutics enhance fronto-limbic neural responses and connectivity in bipolar depression.
Psychiatry Res 2015 Aug 8;233(2):243-53. Epub 2015 Jul 8.
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Scientific Institute Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; C.E.R.M.A.C. (Centro di Eccellenza Risonanza Magnetica ad Alto Campo), Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Italy.

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia: Beyond Clinical Phenotypes toward a Unified Pattern of Central Nervous System Damage.
Radiology 2015 Jul 22;276(1):207-18. Epub 2015 Jan 22.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (F.A., E.G.S., E.C., E.P., M. Filippi) and Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience (M. Scarlato, E.G.S., M. Sessa, G.C., M. Filippi), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy; Laboratory of Clinical Molecular Biology and Cytogenetics, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy (S.B., M. Ferrari); Scientific Institute IRCCS Eugenio Medea, Bosisio Parini, Lecco, Italy (M.T.B.); Department of Medico-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy (C.C.); Biostatistics Unit, IRCCS-Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy (M.C.); Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy (G.C., M. Ferrari, A.F., M. Filippi); and Department of Neuroradiology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy (A.F.).

Differentiation between Subtypes of Primary Progressive Aphasia by Using Cortical Thickness and Diffusion-Tensor MR Imaging Measures.
Radiology 2015 Jul 26;276(1):219-27. Epub 2015 Feb 26.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (F.A., P.M.F., E.C., S.G., P.V., A.S., M.F.), Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology (G.M., G.C., M.F.), Department of Clinical Neurosciences (A.M.), and Department of Neuroradiology and CERMAC, Division of Neuroscience (A.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy; and Biostatistics Unit, IRCCS-Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy (M.C.).

Cognitive impairment in paediatric multiple sclerosis patients is not related to cortical lesions.
Mult Scler 2015 Jun 12;21(7):956-9. Epub 2014 Nov 12.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy/Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy

Distributed abnormalities of brain white matter architecture in patients with dominant optic atrophy and OPA1 mutations.
J Neurol 2015 May 21;262(5):1216-27. Epub 2015 Mar 21.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

Lithium and GSK-3β promoter gene variants influence cortical gray matter volumes in bipolar disorder.
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2015 Apr 28;232(7):1325-36. Epub 2014 Oct 28.
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Scientific Institute and University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy,


The mirror neuron system and the strange case of Broca's area.
Hum Brain Mapp 2015 Mar 4;36(3):1010-27. Epub 2014 Nov 4.
Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy; Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Milano, Italy.

Deficits in memory and visuospatial learning correlate with regional hippocampal atrophy in MS.
Brain Struct Funct 2015 Jan 5;220(1):435-44. Epub 2013 Nov 5.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

Neural correlates of empathic impairment in the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia.
Alzheimers Dement 2014 Nov 28;10(6):827-34. Epub 2014 Feb 28.
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; Department of Clinical Neurosciences, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy; Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

Regional but not global brain damage contributes to fatigue in multiple sclerosis.
Radiology 2014 Nov 14;273(2):511-20. Epub 2014 Jun 14.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.A.R., L.P., E.P., M.F.), Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience (M.A.R., M.R., B.C., G.C., M.F.), and Department of Neuroradiology (A.F.), CERMAC, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, Milan 20132, Italy; and Biostatistics Unit, IRCCS-Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy (M.C.).

Disrupted brain connectome in semantic variant of primary progressive aphasia.
Neurobiol Aging 2014 Nov 28;35(11):2646-2655. Epub 2014 May 28.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

Tailoring neurophysiological strategies with clinical context enhances resection and safety and expands indications in gliomas involving motor pathways.
Neuro Oncol 2014 Aug 4;16(8):1110-28. Epub 2014 Feb 4.
Neurosurgical Oncology, Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine, Università degli Studi di Milano, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Milan, Italy (L.B., M.R., E.F., F.R., F.P.); Laboratory of Motor Control, Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine, University of Milan, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Milan, Italy (V.F., G.C.); Scientific Institute and University, Ospedale San Raffaele IRCCS, Neuroradiology, CERMAC, Milan, Italy (A.C., A.F.); Neuroradiology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Milan, Italy (A.B.).

Intranetwork and internetwork functional connectivity abnormalities in pediatric multiple sclerosis.
Hum Brain Mapp 2014 Aug 7;35(8):4180-92. Epub 2014 Feb 7.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

The DCDC2/intron 2 deletion and white matter disorganization: focus on developmental dyslexia.
Cortex 2014 Aug 9;57:227-43. Epub 2014 May 9.
C.E.R.M.A.C. (Centro di Risonanza Magnetica ad Alto Campo), Milan, Italy; Department of Nuclear Medicine San Raffaele Hospital and Division of Neuroscience, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

EANO guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of anaplastic gliomas and glioblastoma.
Lancet Oncol 2014 Aug;15(9):e395-403
Department of Neurooncology, Neurology Clinic & National Center for Tumor Diseases, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany; German Consortium of Translational Cancer Research, Clinical Cooperation Unit Neurooncology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.

Clinical and MRI correlates of disease progression in a case of nonfluent/agrammatic variant of primary progressive aphasia due to progranulin (GRN) Cys157LysfsX97 mutation.
J Neurol Sci 2014 Jul 12;342(1-2):167-72. Epub 2014 Apr 12.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, INSPE, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology, INSPE, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

Magnetic resonance imaging with diffusion-weighted imaging in the evaluation of thyroid-associated orbitopathy: getting below the tip of the iceberg.
Eur Radiol 2014 May 12;24(5):1118-26. Epub 2014 Feb 12.
Neuroradiology Department and Neuroradiology Research Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy,

Resting state functional connectivity alterations in primary lateral sclerosis.
Neurobiol Aging 2014 Apr 12;35(4):916-25. Epub 2013 Oct 12.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

Posterior brain damage and cognitive impairment in pediatric multiple sclerosis.
Neurology 2014 Apr 19;82(15):1314-21. Epub 2014 Mar 19.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.A.R., M.A., M.F.), Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience (M.A.R., M.A., L.M., A. Fiorino, G.C., M.F.), and Department of Neurology (M.P.A., E.P.), University of Florence; the Multiple Sclerosis Center (A.G., L.P.), Ospedale di Gallarate; Fondazione "Istituto Neurologico Casimiro Mondino" (P.V., M.C.P.), Pavia; Multiple Sclerosis Center (R.C.), Spedali Civili of Brescia, Italy; Department of Cardiovascular Sciences (M.A.H.), University of Leicester, UK; and the Department of Neuroradiology (A. Falini), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.


Different neural responses to a moral valence decision task in unipolar and bipolar depression.
ISRN Psychiatry 2013 Dec 17;2013:568617. Epub 2013 Dec 17.
Department of Neuropsychiatric Sciences, Scientific Institute, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, San Raffaele Turro, Via Stamira d'Ancona 20, Milan, Italy ; Centre of Excellence High Field Magnetic Resonance (C.E.R.M.A.C.), University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

Extramotor damage is associated with cognition in primary lateral sclerosis patients.
PLoS One 2013 5;8(12):e82017. Epub 2013 Dec 5.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy ; Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Brain changes within the visuo-spatial attentional network in posterior cortical atrophy.
J Alzheimers Dis 2015 ;43(2):385-95
Universitá Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy Istituto di Bioimmagini e Fisiologia Molecolare C.N.R., Segrate, Italy Department of Nuclear Medicine, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy.

Following the Spreading of Brain Structural Changes in Alzheimer's Disease: A Longitudinal, Multimodal MRI Study.
J Alzheimers Dis 2015 ;47(4):995-1007
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Affective mentalizing and brain activity at rest in the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia.
Neuroimage Clin 2015 28;9:484-97. Epub 2015 Aug 28.
Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy ; NETS Center, Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori (IUSS), Pavia, Italy.

Brain MR Imaging in Patients with Lower Motor Neuron-Predominant Disease.
Radiology 2016 08 9;280(2):545-56. Epub 2016 Mar 9.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (E.G.S., F.A., P.M.F., M.F.), Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience (E.G.S., N.R., Y.F., G.C., M.F.), and Department of Neuroradiology and CERMAC (A.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy; and NEuroMuscular Omnicenter, Serena Onlus Foundation, Milan, Italy (C.L.).

The COMT Val158Met polymorphism moderates the association between cognitive functions and white matter microstructure in schizophrenia.
Psychiatr Genet 2016 10;26(5):193-202
Departments of aClinical Neurosciences bNeuroradiology, Scientific Institute Ospedale San Raffaele cC.E.R.M.A.C. (Centro di Eccellenza Risonanza Magnetica ad Alto Campo), University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.


Neuropsychological and FDG-PET profiles in VGKC autoimmune limbic encephalitis.
Brain Cogn 2016 10;108:81-7
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy; Nuclear Medicine Unit, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy.

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