Publications

Exenatide exerts cognitive effects by modulating the BDNF-TrkB neurotrophic axis in adult mice.
Neurobiol Aging 2018 Apr 19;64:33-43. Epub 2017 Dec 19.
Center of Excellence on Aging and Translational Medicine - CeSI-MeT, University G. d'Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara, Italy; Department of Neuroscience, Imaging, and Clinical Sciences, University G. d'Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara, Italy; Departments of Neurology and Pharmacology, Institute for Mind Impairments and Neurological Disorders, University of California - Irvine, Irvine, USA. Electronic address:


Certolizumab Pegol treatment in Behcet's disease with different organ involvement: A multicenter retrospective observational study.
Mod Rheumatol 2017 Nov 21;27(6):1031-1035. Epub 2017 Feb 21.
c Research Center of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases and Behçet's Disease Clinic, Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences , University of Siena , Siena , Italy.

Redox status alterations during the competitive season in élite soccer players: focus on peripheral leukocyte-derived ROS.
Intern Emerg Med 2017 Sep 30;12(6):777-788. Epub 2017 Mar 30.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences "Mario Serio", University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 50, 50134, Florence, Italy.

Long-term efficacy and safety of golimumab in the treatment of multirefractory Behçet's disease.
Clin Rheumatol 2017 Sep 11;36(9):2063-2069. Epub 2017 Apr 11.
Research Center of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases and Behçet's Disease Clinic, Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.

Timing of onset affects arthritis presentation pattern in antisyntethase syndrome.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2018 Jan-Feb;36(1):44-49. Epub 2017 Jul 26.
Division of Rheumatology, University and IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foudation, Pavia, Italy.

Adalimumab effectiveness in Behçet's disease: short and long-term data from a multicenter retrospective observational study.
Clin Rheumatol 2017 Feb 27;36(2):451-455. Epub 2016 Sep 27.
Research Center of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases and Behçet's Disease Clinic, Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.

Safety profile of biologic agents for Behçet's disease in a multicenter observational cohort study.
Int J Rheum Dis 2017 Jan 18;20(1):103-108. Epub 2015 Aug 18.
Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, Milan, Italy.

Cytotoxic Th1 and Th17 cells infiltrate the intestinal mucosa of Behcet patients and exhibit high levels of TNF-α in early phases of the disease.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Dec;95(49):e5516
aDepartment of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence bDepartment of Surgery and Translational Medicine cResearch Center of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases and Behçet's Disease Clinic, Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena dSOD Interdisciplinary Internal Medicine, Center for Autoimmune Systemic Diseases -Behçet Center and Lupus Clinic - AOU Careggi eRheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Humanitas Research Hospital fBIOMETRA Department, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

Efficacy and safety profile of anti-interleukin-1 treatment in Behçet's disease: a multicenter retrospective study.
Clin Rheumatol 2016 May 10;35(5):1281-6. Epub 2015 Jul 10.
Research Center of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases and Behçet's Disease Clinic, Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.

Neutrophil Activation Promotes Fibrinogen Oxidation and Thrombus Formation in Behçet Disease.
Circulation 2016 Jan 19;133(3):302-11. Epub 2015 Nov 19.
From Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences "Mario Serio" (M.B., G.B., N.T., C.F.) and Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine (G.E., E.S., L.C., D.S., R.A., D.P.), University of Florence, Italy; Nephrology Unit, University Hospital of Parma, Italy (A.V.); Interdisciplinary Internal Medicine, Center for Autoimmune Systemic Diseases, Behçet Center and Lupus Clinic, AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy (L.E., D.P.); and Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Medical School and University Hospital of Parma, Italy (M.G.).

A new cytofluorimetric approach to evaluate the circulating microparticles in subjects with antiphospholipid antibodies.
Thromb Res 2015 Dec 14;136(6):1252-8. Epub 2015 Oct 14.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Italy; SOD Interdisciplinary Internal Medicine, Center for Autoimmune Systemic Diseases, Behçet Center and Lupus Clinic, AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy.

Behçet's syndrome patients exhibit specific microbiome signature.
Autoimmun Rev 2015 Apr 27;14(4):269-76. Epub 2014 Nov 27.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; Medical Pathology, Center for Autoimmune Systemic Diseases, Behçet Center and Lupus Clinic, AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy.

The labyrinth of autoinflammatory disorders: a snapshot on the activity of a third-level center in Italy.
Clin Rheumatol 2015 Jan 24;34(1):17-28. Epub 2014 Jun 24.
Research Center of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases and Behçet's Disease, Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy,

Rare NLRP12 variants associated with the NLRP12-autoinflammatory disorder phenotype: an Italian case series.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2013 May-Jun;31(3 Suppl 77):155-6. Epub 2013 Sep 9.
Research Center of Systemic Autoimmune and Autoinflammatory Diseases, Rheumatology Unit, Policlinico Le Scotte, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.


3,5-Diiodo-L-thyronine prevents high-fat-diet-induced insulin resistance in rat skeletal muscle through metabolic and structural adaptations.
FASEB J 2011 Oct 13;25(10):3312-24. Epub 2011 Jun 13.
Dipartimento di Scienze per la Biologia, la Geologia e l'Ambiente, Università degli Studi del Sannio, via Port'Arsa 11, 82100 Benevento, Italy.





Combined effect of gender and caloric restriction on liver proteomic expression profile.
J Proteome Res 2008 Jul 28;7(7):2872-81. Epub 2008 May 28.
Grup de Metabolisme Energetic i Nutricio, Departament de Biologia Fonamental i Ciencies de la Salut, Institut Universitari d'Investigacio en Ciencies de la Salut, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Acute administration of 3,5-diiodo-L-thyronine to hypothyroid rats affects bioenergetic parameters in rat skeletal muscle mitochondria.
FEBS Lett 2007 Dec 3;581(30):5911-6. Epub 2007 Dec 3.
Dipartimento delle Scienze Biologiche, Sezione Fisiologia ed Igiene, Universitá degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Mezzocannone, 8 80134 Napoli, Italy.

Differential 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine-mediated regulation of uncoupling protein 3 transcription: role of Fatty acids.
Endocrinology 2007 Aug 3;148(8):4064-72. Epub 2007 May 3.
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, Via Vivaldi 43, 81100 Caserta, Italy.

Fenofibrate activates the biochemical pathways and the de novo expression of genes related to lipid handling and uncoupling protein-3 functions in liver of normal rats.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2006 May-Jun;1757(5-6):486-95. Epub 2006 Mar 23.
Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche ed Ambientali, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Via Port'Arsa 11, 82100 Benevento, Italia.


Studies of complex biological systems with applications to molecular medicine: the need to integrate transcriptomic and proteomic approaches.
J Biomed Biotechnol 2011 11;2011:810242. Epub 2010 Oct 11.
Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche ed Ambientali, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Via Port'Arsa 11, 82100 Benevento, Italy.

An approach to differential diagnosis of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and related conditions.
ScientificWorldJournal 2014 14;2014:341342. Epub 2014 Oct 14.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, 50134 Florence, Italy ; SOD Patologia Medica, Center for Autoimmune Systemic Diseases, Behçet Center and Lupus Clinic, AOU Careggi Hospital, 50134 Florence, Italy.

Triglyceride Mobilization from Lipid Droplets Sustains the Anti-Steatotic Action of Iodothyronines in Cultured Rat Hepatocytes.
Front Physiol 2015 12;6:418. Epub 2016 Jan 12.
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, dell'Ambiente e della Vita, Università di GenovaGenova, Italia; Istituto Nazionale Biostrutture e BiosistemiRoma, Italia.

Tocilizumab-induced exacerbation of mucosal ulcers in a patient with multi-refractory Behçet׳s disease.
Semin Arthritis Rheum 2016 08 16;46(1):e1-2. Epub 2016 Mar 16.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; Department of SOD Interdisciplinary Internal Medicine, Center for Autoimmune Systemic Diseases, Behçet Center and Lupus Clinic, AOU Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy.

Favorable pregnancy outcome in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus treated with belimumab: A confirmation report.
Semin Arthritis Rheum 2016 06 16;45(6):e26-7. Epub 2016 Mar 16.
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; Department of SOD Interdisciplinary Internal Medicine, Center for Autoimmune Systemic Diseases, Behçet Center and Lupus Clinic, AOU Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy.




Both 3,5-Diiodo-L-Thyronine and 3,5,3'-Triiodo-L-Thyronine Prevent Short-term Hepatic Lipid Accumulation via Distinct Mechanisms in Rats Being Fed a High-Fat Diet.
Front Physiol 2017 14;8:706. Epub 2017 Sep 14.
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Ambientali, Biologiche e Farmaceutiche, Università degli Studi della Campania, "Luigi Vanvitelli" CasertaCaserta, Italy.

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