Publications by authors named "Barbara Serafini"

40Publications

Transcriptional profile and Epstein-Barr virus infection status of laser-cut immune infiltrates from the brain of patients with progressive multiple sclerosis.

J Neuroinflammation 2018 Jan 16;15(1):18. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

Department of Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy.

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January 2018

Massive intracerebral Epstein-Barr virus reactivation in lethal multiple sclerosis relapse after natalizumab withdrawal.

J Neuroimmunol 2017 06 16;307:14-17. Epub 2017 Mar 16.

Department of Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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June 2017

RORγt Expression and Lymphoid Neogenesis in the Brain of Patients with Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2016 09 13;75(9):877-88. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

From the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy (BS, BR, CV, FA) and GlaxoSmithKline Shanghai Research and Development Center, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, TAU, Pudong, China, Neuroscience Shanghai (LZ, CR).

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September 2016

Epstein-Barr virus genetic variants are associated with multiple sclerosis.

Neurology 2015 Mar 4;84(13):1362-8. Epub 2015 Mar 4.

From the Centre for Experimental Neurological Therapies (R.M., C.P., R.U., V.A.G.R., A.F., V.A., M.C.B., S.R., M.S., G.R.), S. Andrea Hospital-site, Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University, Rome; Don C. Gnocchi Foundation IRCCS (F.R.G., C.A.), S. Maria Nascente, Milan; Department of Health Sciences (S.D.), Interdisciplinary Research Center of Autoimmune Diseases, Eastern Piedmont University, Novara; Clinica Neurologica (F.B., D.C.), Dipartimento di Medicina dei Sistemi, University of Tor Vergata, Rome; Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience (B.S., B.R.), Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome; Department of Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutics (C.M., A.A., A.M.D., E.P., G.P.) University of Bari "Aldo Moro"; Institute of Biomembranes and Bioenergetics (G.P.), CNR, Bari; and Neuroimmunology Unit (D.F.A., L.B.), Fondazione Santa Lucia (I.R.C.C.S.), Rome, Italy.

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March 2015

Epstein-barr virus in the central nervous system and cervical lymph node of a patient with primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2014 Jul;73(7):729-31

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità Rome, Italy, Institute of Pathologic Anatomy Policlinico A. Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

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July 2014

Epstein-Barr virus persistence and infection of autoreactive plasma cells in synovial lymphoid structures in rheumatoid arthritis.

Ann Rheum Dis 2013 Sep 25;72(9):1559-68. Epub 2012 Dec 25.

Centre for Experimental Medicine and Rheumatology, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.

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September 2013

Meningeal inflammation is widespread and linked to cortical pathology in multiple sclerosis.

Brain 2011 Sep 11;134(Pt 9):2755-71. Epub 2011 Aug 11.

Centre for Neuroscience, Division of Experimental Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, Burlington Danes Building, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK.

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September 2011

CD161(high)CD8+T cells bear pathogenetic potential in multiple sclerosis.

Brain 2011 Feb 7;134(Pt 2):542-54. Epub 2011 Jan 7.

Neurology and Centre for Experimental Neurological Therapies (CENTERS), S. Andrea Hospital Site, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

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February 2011

Epstein-Barr virus persistence and reactivation in myasthenia gravis thymus.

Ann Neurol 2010 Jun;67(6):726-38

Department of Neurology IV, Neuromuscular Diseases and Neuroimmunology, Fondazione Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy.

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June 2010

B cells and multiple sclerosis.

Lancet Neurol 2008 Sep;7(9):852-8

Laboratory of Neuroimmunology, IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino, via Mondino 2, 27100, Pavia, Italy.

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September 2008

Lymphoid chemokines in chronic neuroinflammation.

J Neuroimmunol 2008 Jul 9;198(1-2):106-12. Epub 2008 Jun 9.

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 00161 Rome, Italy.

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July 2008

Biochemical characterization of MLC1 protein in astrocytes and its association with the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex.

Mol Cell Neurosci 2008 Mar 17;37(3):480-93. Epub 2007 Nov 17.

Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy.

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March 2008

Dysregulated Epstein-Barr virus infection in the multiple sclerosis brain.

J Exp Med 2007 Nov 5;204(12):2899-912. Epub 2007 Nov 5.

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 00161 Rome, Italy.

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November 2007

Dendritic cells in multiple sclerosis lesions: maturation stage, myelin uptake, and interaction with proliferating T cells.

J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2006 Feb;65(2):124-41

Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy.

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February 2006

B-cell differentiation in the CNS of patients with multiple sclerosis.

Autoimmun Rev 2005 Nov;4(8):549-54

Laboratory of Oncology, Department of Experimental and Laboratory Medicine, Scientific G. Gaslini Institute, Genoa, Italy.

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November 2005

Migration of dendritic cells into the brain in a mouse model of prion disease.

J Neuroimmunol 2005 Aug;165(1-2):114-20

Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299 00161, Rome, Italy.

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August 2005

Detection of ectopic B-cell follicles with germinal centers in the meninges of patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Brain Pathol 2004 Apr;14(2):164-74

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Roma, Italy.

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April 2004

Intracerebral expression of CXCL13 and BAFF is accompanied by formation of lymphoid follicle-like structures in the meninges of mice with relapsing experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

J Neuroimmunol 2004 Mar;148(1-2):11-23

Neurophysiology Unit, Laboratory Organ, System Pathophysiology, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Roma, Italy.

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March 2004