Publications by authors named "Maria Concetta Pellicciari"

38Publications

Transcranial electric stimulation as a neural interface to gain insight on human brain functions: current knowledge and future perspective.

Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2020 Aug 5. Epub 2020 Aug 5.

UniCamillus - Saint Camillus International University of Health Sciences, via di Sant'Alessandro 8, 00131, Rome, Italy.

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August 2020

tDCS effects on brain network properties during physiological aging.

Pflugers Arch 2020 Jul 4. Epub 2020 Jul 4.

Cognitive Neuroscience Section, IRCCS Istituto Centro San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy.

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July 2020

Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after stroke: Positive relationship between lower extremity and balance recovery.

Top Stroke Rehabil 2020 10 10;27(7):534-540. Epub 2020 Feb 10.

Non Invasive Brain Stimulation Unit (NIBSU), IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation , Rome, Italy.

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October 2020

Novel TMS-EEG indexes to investigate interhemispheric dynamics in humans.

Clin Neurophysiol 2020 01 24;131(1):70-77. Epub 2019 Oct 24.

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Unit/Department of Behavioral and Clinical Neurology, Santa Lucia Foundation, Via Ardeatina 354, 00179 Rome, Italy; Department of System Medicine, University of Tor Vergata, Via Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy.

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January 2020

Transcranial magnetic stimulation predicts cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2018 12 21;89(12):1237-1242. Epub 2018 Jul 21.

Non Invasive Brain Stimulation Unit, Department of Behavioral and Clinical Neurology, Santa Lucia Foundation IRCCS, Rome, Italy

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December 2018

Dynamic reorganization of TMS-evoked activity in subcortical stroke patients.

Neuroimage 2018 07 7;175:365-378. Epub 2018 Apr 7.

Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Unit, Department of Behavioral and Clinical Neurology, Santa Lucia Foundation IRCCS, Rome, Italy; Stroke Unit, Tor Vergata Hospital, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Interventional programmes to improve cognition during healthy and pathological ageing: Cortical modulations and evidence for brain plasticity.

Ageing Res Rev 2018 May 6;43:81-98. Epub 2018 Mar 6.

Cognitive Neuroscience Section, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy.

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May 2018

Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the precuneus enhances memory and neural activity in prodromal Alzheimer's disease.

Neuroimage 2018 04 19;169:302-311. Epub 2017 Dec 19.

Neuroimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, IRCCS, Rome, 00179, Italy; Department of Neuroscience, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RR, East Sussex, UK. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Characterizing the Cortical Oscillatory Response to TMS Pulse.

Front Cell Neurosci 2017 27;11:38. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Cognitive Neuroscience Section, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FatebenefratelliBrescia, Italy; Center for Mind/Brain Sciences - CIMeC, University of TrentoRovereto, Italy.

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February 2017

Cerebellar theta burst stimulation modulates the neural activity of interconnected parietal and motor areas.

Sci Rep 2016 10 31;6:36191. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

Non Invasive Brain Stimulation Unit, Department of Behavioural and Clinical Neurology, Santa Lucia Foundation IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

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October 2016

Restored Asymmetry of Prefrontal Cortical Oscillatory Activity after Bilateral Theta Burst Stimulation Treatment in a Patient with Major Depressive Disorder: A TMS-EEG Study.

Brain Stimul 2017 Jan - Feb;10(1):147-149. Epub 2016 Sep 26.

Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Unit, Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy; Stroke Unit, Department of Neuroscience, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2016

Subthalamic stimulation and levodopa modulate cortical reactivity in Parkinson's patients.

Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2017 01 17;34:31-37. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Unit, Neurologia Clinica e Comportamentale, Fondazione Santa Lucia IRCCS, Rome, Italy; Department of System Medicine, Policlinico di Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; Stroke Unit, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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January 2017

Spike-timing-dependent plasticity in the human dorso-lateral prefrontal cortex.

Neuroimage 2016 Dec 31;143:204-213. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Non Invasive Brain Stimulation Unit, Department of Behavioural and Clinical Neurology, Santa Lucia Foundation IRCCS, Rome 00179, Italy; Stroke Unit, Tor Vergata Policlinic, Rome 00133, Italy. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Assessing cortical synchronization during transcranial direct current stimulation: A graph-theoretical analysis.

Neuroimage 2016 Oct 4;140:57-65. Epub 2016 Jun 4.

Cognitive Neuroscience Section, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on the functional coupling of the sensorimotor cortical network.

Neuroimage 2016 Oct 28;140:50-6. Epub 2016 Jan 28.

Brain Connectivity Laboratory, IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana, Rome, Italy; Institute of Neurology, Dept. Geriatrics, Neuroscience & Orthopedics, Catholic University.

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October 2016

Ongoing cumulative effects of single TMS pulses on corticospinal excitability: An intra- and inter-block investigation.

Clin Neurophysiol 2016 Jan 17;127(1):621-628. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Cognitive Neuroscience Section, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy.

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January 2016

The interaction with task-induced activity is more important than polarization: a tDCS study.

Brain Stimul 2015 Mar-Apr;8(2):269-76. Epub 2014 Nov 15.

Cognitive Neuroscience Section, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Via Pilastroni 4, 25125 Brescia, Italy; Neuroscience Section, Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy.

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May 2015

Excitability modulation of the motor system induced by transcranial direct current stimulation: a multimodal approach.

Neuroimage 2013 Dec 9;83:569-80. Epub 2013 Jul 9.

Cognitive Neuroscience Section, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy.

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December 2013

Heritability of intracortical inhibition and facilitation.

J Neurosci 2009 Jul;29(28):8897-900

Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia 25125, Italy.

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July 2009

The electroencephalographic substratum of the awakening.

Behav Brain Res 2006 Feb 20;167(2):237-44. Epub 2005 Oct 20.

Department of Internal Medicine and Public Health, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio, I-67100 L'Aquila, Italy.

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February 2006

Effect of total sleep deprivation on the landmarks of stage 2 sleep.

Clin Neurophysiol 2003 Dec;114(12):2279-85

Laboratorio di Psicofisiologia del Sonno, Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi, 78; 00185 Rome, Italy.

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December 2003