Publications

Neurobehavioral consequences of continuous spike and waves during slow sleep (CSWS) in a pediatric population: A pattern of developmental hindrance.
Epilepsy Behav 2017 Sep 24;74:1-9. Epub 2017 Jun 24.
Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS "C. Mondino" National Neurological Institute, Pavia, Italy; Brain and Behaviour Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, 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.


Facial Evaluation in Holoprosencephaly.
J Craniofac Surg 2017 Jan;28(1):e22-e28
*Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Functional Anatomy Research Center (FARC), Università degli Studi di Milano Milan †Department of Food, Environmental, and Nutritional Sciences (DeFENS), International Center for the Assessment of Nutritional Status (ICANS), University of Milan, Milan ‡Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, C. Mondino National Neurological Institute §Brain and Behaviour Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.


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

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

Treatment of electrical status epilepticus in sleep: A pooled analysis of 575 cases.
Epilepsia 2015 Nov 4;56(11):1738-46. Epub 2015 Sep 4.
Department of Pediatric Neurology, Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Short-term effects of ketogenic diet on anthropometric parameters, body fat distribution, and inflammatory cytokine production in GLUT1 deficiency syndrome.
Nutrition 2015 Jul-Aug;31(7-8):981-7. Epub 2015 Mar 31.
Human Nutrition and Eating Disorder Research Center, Department of Public, Health, Experimental and Forensic Medicine University of Pavia, Pavia, 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





Sporadic and familial glut1ds Italian patients: A wide clinical variability.
Seizure 2015 Jan 26;24:28-32. Epub 2014 Nov 26.
Brain and Behaviour Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy; Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, "C. Mondino" National Neurological Institute, Pavia, Italy. Electronic address:


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.

Long-term effects of a ketogenic diet on body composition and bone mineralization in GLUT-1 deficiency syndrome: a case series.
Nutrition 2014 Jun 29;30(6):726-8. Epub 2014 Jan 29.
Human Nutrition and Eating Disorder Research Center, Department of Public Health, Experimental and Forensic Medicine University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy. Electronic address:

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.




Clinical and molecular features of an infant patient affected by Leigh Disease associated to m.14459G>A mitochondrial DNA mutation: a case report.
BMC Neurol 2011 Jul 12;11:85. Epub 2011 Jul 12.
Centro Dino Ferrari, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, Foundation IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, via Francesco Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy.








Ketogenic diet: electrophysiological effects on the normal human cortex.
Epilepsia 2007 Sep 11;48(9):1756-1763. Epub 2007 Jun 11.
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of NeurologySection of Clinical Chemistry, "A. Avogadro" University, Novara, ItalyDepartment of Diet and Nutrition, "Maggiore della Carità" Hospital, Novara, ItalyDepartment of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS Fondazione, Istituto Neurologico Casimiro Mondino, University of Pavia, Italy.



Somatic and germline mosaicisms in severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2006 Mar 13;341(2):489-93. Epub 2006 Jan 13.
Laboratory of Muscle Pathology and Neurogenetics, Unit of Muscular and Neurodegenerative Disease, Istituto G. Gaslini, University of Genova, Italy.



Bilateral putaminal necrosis associated with the mitochondrial DNA A8344G myoclonus epilepsy with ragged red fibers (MERRF) mutation: an infantile case.
J Child Neurol 2006 Jan;21(1):79-82
Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Regional Referral Center for Neuromuscular Disorders in Childhood IRCCS C. Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy.





Post-operative benefits of animal-assisted therapy in pediatric surgery: a randomised study.
PLoS One 2015 3;10(6):e0125813. Epub 2015 Jun 3.
Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of the Mother and Child Health, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy; Department of Clinical-Surgical, Diagnostic and Pediatric Sciences University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.



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