Publications

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.

Structural connectivity-defined thalamic subregions have different functional connectivity abnormalities in multiple sclerosis patients: Implications for clinical correlations.
Hum Brain Mapp 2017 Dec 7;38(12):6005-6018. Epub 2017 Sep 7.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.


Progression of regional atrophy in the left hemisphere contributes to clinical and cognitive deterioration in multiple sclerosis: A 5-year study.
Hum Brain Mapp 2017 Nov 9;38(11):5648-5665. Epub 2017 Aug 9.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Long-term disability progression in primary progressive multiple sclerosis: a 15-year study.
Brain 2017 Nov;140(11):2814-2819
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, 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.

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.

Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: a multicentre study to compare revised McDonald-2010 and Filippi-2010 criteria.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2017 Jul 19. Epub 2017 Jul 19.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Mesial temporal lobe and subcortical grey matter volumes differentially predict memory across stages of multiple sclerosis.
Mult Scler 2017 May 1:1352458517708873. Epub 2017 May 1.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, 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.

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.

A diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging study of paediatric patients with severe non-traumatic brain injury.
Dev Med Child Neurol 2017 Feb 2;59(2):199-206. Epub 2016 Dec 2.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Brain MRI atrophy quantification in MS: From methods to clinical application.
Neurology 2017 Jan 16;88(4):403-413. Epub 2016 Dec 16.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.A.R., E.P., M.F.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan; Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience (M.B., N.D.S.), University of Siena, Italy; Department of Neurology (R.H.B.B.), Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York; Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience (J.J.G.G.), Section of Clinical Neuroscience, VUmc MS Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, the Netherlands; Department of Neurology (R.G.H.), University of California, San Francisco; Xinapse Systems Ltd. (M.A.H.), Colchester, Essex, UK; and FMRIB Centre (M.J.), Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, UK.

Reading, writing, and reserve: Literacy activities are linked to hippocampal volume and memory in multiple sclerosis.
Mult Scler 2016 Oct 26;22(12):1621-1625. Epub 2016 Feb 26.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, 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.

Correlates of Executive Functions in Multiple Sclerosis Based on Structural and Functional MR Imaging: Insights from a Multicenter Study.
Radiology 2016 Sep 22;280(3):869-79. Epub 2016 Mar 22.
From the Department of Neurology (M.K., S.R., F.F., C.E.) and Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology (C.E.), Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 22, A-8036 Graz, Austria; Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.F., M.A.R., P.V., G.R., D.D.) and Department of Neurology (M.F., M.A.R.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; NMR Research Unit, Queen Square MS Centre, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, England (T.Y., O.C., N.M.); SUN-FISM MRI Center, Second University of Naples and Hermitage-Capodimonte Institute of Diagnosis and Care, Naples, Italy (G.T., A.G.); Division of Neurology, Department of Medical, Surgical, Neurologic, Metabolic and Aging Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy (G.T., A.G.); School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, England (N.M.); and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, London, England (L.M.).

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

MRI in the evaluation of pediatric multiple sclerosis.
Neurology 2016 Aug;87(9 Suppl 2):S88-96
From The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (B.B.) Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; McConnell Imaging Center (D.L.A.), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Mayo Clinic (J.-M.T.), Rochester, MN; Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.A.R., M.F.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, "Vita-Salute" San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; State University of New York at Buffalo (B.W.-G., R.Z.); and Department of Health Sciences (M.P.S.), University of Genoa, Italy.

Estimating Brain Lesion Volume Change in Multiple Sclerosis by Subtraction of Magnetic Resonance Images.
J Neuroimaging 2016 Jul 28;26(4):395-402. Epub 2016 Mar 28.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.


Brain reserve against physical disability progression over 5 years in multiple sclerosis.
Neurology 2016 May 27;86(21):2006-9. Epub 2016 Apr 27.
From the Department of Neurology (J.F.S.), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; Neuroimaging Research Unit, Division of Neuroscience (M.A.R., A.M., P.P., M.F.), and Department of Neurology (M.A.R., M.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology (V.M.L., C.G.H.), Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; and Clinic of Neurology (S.M., J.D.), Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia.

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

Structural MRI correlates of cognitive impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis: A Multicenter Study.
Hum Brain Mapp 2016 Apr 2;37(4):1627-44. 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

Clinically Isolated Syndrome Suggestive of Multiple Sclerosis: Dynamic Patterns of Gray and White Matter Changes-A 2-year MR Imaging Study.
Radiology 2016 Mar 4;278(3):841-53. Epub 2015 Sep 4.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.A.R., P.P., E.P., M.F.) and Department of Neurology (M.A.R., P.P.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy; and Clinics of Neurology (S.M., J. Dackovic, J. Drulovic) and Radiology (T.S.O.), Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.


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

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.


Promoting physical activity to control multiple sclerosis from childhood.
Neurology 2015 Nov 12;85(19):1644-5. Epub 2015 Aug 12.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.A.R., M.F.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; and Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (K.D.), University Hospitals Paris-South, National Referral Centre for Neuro-Inflammatory Diseases in Children, Pediatric Neurology Department and UMR 1184, Center for Immunology of Viral Infections and Autoimmune Diseases, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France.

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.

Connectivity-based parcellation of the thalamus in multiple sclerosis and its implications for cognitive impairment: A multicenter study.
Hum Brain Mapp 2015 Jul 14;36(7):2809-25. Epub 2015 Apr 14.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

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

MRI in Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy: the relationship to multiple sclerosis.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2015 May 22;86(5):537-42. Epub 2014 Jul 22.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.

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.

MRI monitoring of pathological changes in the spinal cord in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Lancet Neurol 2015 Apr 4;14(4):443-54. Epub 2015 Mar 4.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience and Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Clinical and imaging assessment of cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis.
Lancet Neurol 2015 Mar 4;14(3):302-17. Epub 2015 Feb 4.
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:

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.

Functional correlates of cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis: A multicenter fMRI Study.
Hum Brain Mapp 2014 Dec 18;35(12):5799-814. Epub 2014 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.


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.).

Diagnostic value of brain chronic black holes on T1-weighted MR images in clinically isolated syndromes.
Mult Scler 2014 Oct 27;20(11):1471-7. Epub 2014 Feb 27.
MR Unit (IDI), Department of Radiology, and Department of Neurology-Neuroimmunology, CEM-CAT, Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Placebo-controlled trial of oral laquinimod in multiple sclerosis: MRI evidence of an effect on brain tissue damage.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2014 Aug 12;85(8):851-8. Epub 2013 Sep 12.
Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

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.

Relationship between damage to the cerebellar peduncles and clinical disability in multiple sclerosis.
Radiology 2014 Jun 19;271(3):822-30. Epub 2014 Feb 19.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (P.P., M.A.R., E.P., M.F.) and Department of Neurology (P.P., M.A.R., M.F.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Clinics of Neurology (S.M., J. Drulovic, J. Dackovic) and Radiology (T.S.O.), Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; Biostatistics Unit, IRCCS-Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy (M.C.); and Department of Neurology, Scientific Institute Fondazione Don Gnocchi, Milan, Italy (D.C.).

Changes of brain resting state functional connectivity predict the persistence of cognitive rehabilitation effects in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Mult Scler 2014 May 26;20(6):686-94. Epub 2013 Sep 26.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Brain reserve and cognitive reserve protect against cognitive decline over 4.5 years in MS.
Neurology 2014 May 18;82(20):1776-83. Epub 2014 Apr 18.
From Neuropsychology and Neuroscience (J.F.S., J. DeLuca), Kessler Foundation Research Center, West Orange; Rutgers (J.F.S., J. DeLuca), New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ; Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.A.R., M.F.) and Department of Neurology (M.A.R., M.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Manhattan Memory Center (V.M.L.), New York, NY; and Clinic of Neurology (J. Dackovic, S.M., J. Drulovic), Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia.

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.


Brain connectivity abnormalities extend beyond the sensorimotor network in peripheral neuropathy.
Hum Brain Mapp 2014 Feb 25;35(2):513-26. Epub 2012 Oct 25.
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.


Assessment of system dysfunction in the brain through MRI-based connectomics.
Lancet Neurol 2013 Dec 11;12(12):1189-99. Epub 2013 Oct 11.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

Gray matter damage predicts the accumulation of disability 13 years later in MS.
Neurology 2013 Nov 11;81(20):1759-67. Epub 2013 Oct 11.
From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.F., P.P., G.R., M.A.R.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, and Department of Neurology (M.F., P.P., V.M., G.C., M.A.R.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan; Biostatistics Unit (M.C.), IRCCS-Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy; and Medical Physics Group (M.A.H.), Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK.


MRI predicts efficacy of constraint-induced movement therapy in children with brain injury.
Neurotherapeutics 2013 Jul;10(3):511-9
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, and Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

Regional cervical cord atrophy and disability in multiple sclerosis: a voxel-based analysis.
Radiology 2013 Mar 28;266(3):853-61. Epub 2012 Nov 28.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, and Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, Milan 20132, Italy.

Voxel-wise mapping of cervical cord damage in multiple sclerosis patients with different clinical phenotypes.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2013 Jan 13;84(1):35-41. Epub 2012 Oct 13.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina, 60-20132 Milan, Italy.

Differential cerebellar functional interactions during an interference task across multiple sclerosis phenotypes.
Radiology 2012 Dec 10;265(3):864-73. Epub 2012 Sep 10.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, and Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, Milan 20132, Italy.


Altered Recruitment of the Attention Network Is Associated with Disability and Cognitive Impairment in Pediatric Patients with Acquired Brain Injury.
Neural Plast 2015 10;2015:104282. Epub 2015 Sep 10.
Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy ; Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy.

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