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Cervical Cord T1-weighted Hypointense Lesions at MR Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis: Relationship to Cord Atrophy and Disability.

Radiology 2018 Jul 17;288(1):234-244. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

From the Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience (P.V., M.A., P.P., R.M., M.F., M.A.R.), Department of Neurology (P.P., R.M., G.C., M.F., M.A.R.), and Department of Neuroradiology (A.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy.

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July 2018

Gray matter volume modifications in migraine: A cross-sectional and longitudinal study.

Neurology 2018 Jun 20. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

From the Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience (R.M., M.A.R., E.P., M.F.) and Departments of Neurology (R.M., M.A.R., B.C., M.F.) and Neuroradiology (A.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; and NIHR-Wellcome Trust King's Clinical Research Facility (P.J.G.), King's College London, UK.

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June 2018

Changes in functional and structural brain connectome along the Alzheimer's disease continuum.

Mol Psychiatry 2018 May 9. Epub 2018 May 9.

Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

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May 2018

Cross-modal plasticity among sensory networks in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders.

Mult Scler 2018 May 1:1352458518778008. Epub 2018 May 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, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

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May 2018

Functional network connectivity abnormalities in multiple sclerosis: Correlations with disability and cognitive impairment.

Mult Scler 2018 Apr 15;24(4):459-471. Epub 2017 Mar 15.

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.

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April 2018

Hippocampal-related memory network in multiple sclerosis: A structural connectivity analysis.

Mult Scler 2018 Apr 1:1352458518771838. Epub 2018 Apr 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.

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April 2018

Interference and conflict monitoring in individuals with amnestic mild cognitive impairment: A structural study of the anterior cingulate cortex.

J Neuropsychol 2018 Mar 4;12(1):23-40. Epub 2016 May 4.

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University San Raffaele and Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy.

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March 2018

Mild adverse childhood experiences increase neural efficacy during affective theory of mind.

Stress 2018 Jan 5;21(1):84-89. Epub 2017 Nov 5.

a Department of Clinical Neurosciences , Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele , Milan , Italy.

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January 2018

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.

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February 2018

Impact of early and recent stress on white matter microstructure in major depressive disorder.

J Affect Disord 2018 01 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.

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January 2018

Mild adverse childhood experiences increase neural efficacy during affective theory of mind.

Stress 2018 Jan 5;21(1):84-89. Epub 2017 Nov 5.

a Department of Clinical Neurosciences , Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele , Milan , Italy.

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January 2018

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.

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January 2018

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.

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December 2017

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.

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December 2017

Unaware Processing of Tools in the Neural System for Object-Directed Action Representation.

J Neurosci 2017 Nov 4;37(44):10712-10724. Epub 2017 Oct 4.

Division of Neuroscience and.

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November 2017

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.

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November 2017

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.

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October 2017

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.

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October 2017

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.

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October 2017

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:

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September 2017

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.

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September 2017

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.

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August 2017

Functional MRI for Surgery of Gliomas.

Curr Treat Options Neurol 2017 Aug 23;19(10):34. Epub 2017 Aug 23.

Neuroradiology Unit and CERMAC, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Olgettina 58-60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

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August 2017

Resection of tumors of the third ventricle involving the hypothalamus: effects on body mass index using a dedicated surgical approach.

Endocrine 2017 Jul 29;57(1):138-147. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

Department of Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute University, Milan, Italy.

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July 2017

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.

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June 2017

The effect of action observation/execution on mirror neuron system recruitment: an fMRI study in healthy individuals.

Brain Imaging Behav 2017 04;11(2):565-576

Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

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April 2017

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.

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April 2017

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.

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April 2017

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.

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April 2017

Body mass index associates with white matter microstructure in bipolar depression.

Bipolar Disord 2017 03 18;19(2):116-127. Epub 2017 Apr 18.

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Scientific Institute Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

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March 2017

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.

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February 2017

Neural markers of loss aversion in resting-state brain activity.

Neuroimage 2017 Feb 21;146:257-265. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

NEtS Center, Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS Pavia, Pavia 27100, Italy; Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan 20132, Italy.

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February 2017

Structural brain abnormalities in patients with vestibular migraine.

J Neurol 2017 Feb 25;264(2):295-303. Epub 2016 Nov 25.

Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

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February 2017

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.

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January 2017

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.

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January 2017

Adverse childhood experiences associate to reduced glutamate levels in the hippocampus of patients affected by mood disorders.

Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 2016 11 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.

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November 2016

Carotid atherosclerosis, silent ischemic brain damage and brain atrophy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Int J Cardiol 2016 Nov 13;223:681-687. Epub 2016 Aug 13.

Cardiothoracic Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute and Vita-Salute University, Milan, Italy.

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November 2016

Progress in neuro-imaging of brain tumors.

Curr Opin Oncol 2016 Nov;28(6):484-493

Neuroradiology Unit and CERMAC, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.

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November 2016

SREBF-2 polymorphism influences white matter microstructure in bipolar disorder.

Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging 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.

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November 2016

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.

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October 2016

Cognitive impairment in progressive supranuclear palsy-Richardson's syndrome is related to white matter damage.

Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2016 10 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:

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October 2016

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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October 2016

Abnormal adaptation over time of motor network recruitment in multiple sclerosis patients with fatigue.

Mult Scler 2016 08 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

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August 2016

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.).

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August 2016

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.

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August 2016

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.

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July 2016

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.

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July 2016

Management of seizure on Postpartum Day 8: A case report of late postpartum eclampsia.

Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2016 Jun;55(3):444-5

Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

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June 2016

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.

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May 2016

Mirror Movements After Stroke Suggest Facilitation From Nonprimary Motor Cortex: A Case Presentation.

PM R 2016 05 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(∗∗).

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May 2016

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.).

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May 2016

Auditory functional magnetic resonance in awake (nonsedated) and propofol-sedated children.

Paediatr Anaesth 2016 May 9;26(5):521-30. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

Department of Head & Neck Anesthesia, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.

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May 2016

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

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April 2016

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.

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April 2016

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.

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April 2016

Muscle MRI findings in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.

Eur Radiol 2016 Mar 27;26(3):693-705. Epub 2015 Jun 27.

Neuromuscular Diseases and Neuroimmunology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico "Carlo Besta", Milan, Italy.

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March 2016

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

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March 2016

Automatic muscle and fat segmentation in the thigh from T1-Weighted MRI.

J Magn Reson Imaging 2016 Mar 13;43(3):601-10. Epub 2015 Aug 13.

IBFM-CNR, Palazzo LITA, Milan, Italy.

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March 2016

MRI abnormalities found 1 year prior to symptom onset in a case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

J Neurol 2016 Mar 12;263(3):597-9. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Department of Neurology and Laboratory of Neuroscience, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy.

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March 2016

Impaired functional integration in multiple sclerosis: a graph theory study.

Brain Struct Funct 2016 Jan 26;221(1):115-31. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Neuroimaging Research Unit, Division of Neuroscience, Institute of Experimental Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy.

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January 2016

Magnetic resonance imaging as predictor of functional outcome in craniopharyngiomas.

Endocrine 2016 Jan 16;51(1):148-62. Epub 2015 Jul 16.

Department of Neurosurgery, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute University, Milan, Italy.

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January 2016

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

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December 2015

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.

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December 2015

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.

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December 2015

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.

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November 2015

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.).

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October 2015

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.

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October 2015

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.

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September 2015

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.

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August 2015

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.

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July 2015

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.).

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July 2015

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.).

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July 2015

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

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June 2015

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.

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May 2015

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,

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April 2015

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.

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March 2015

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:

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November 2014

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.).

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November 2014

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:

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November 2014

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.).

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August 2014

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.

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August 2014

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:

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August 2014

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.

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August 2014

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:

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July 2014

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:

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August 2014

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,

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May 2014

Microstructural white matter correlates of emotion recognition impairment in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

Cortex 2014 Apr 18;53:1-8. Epub 2014 Jan 18.

Università Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

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April 2014

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.

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April 2014

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.

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December 2013