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2015

Dopamine D3 receptor-dependent changes in alpha6 GABAA subunit expression in striatum modulate anxiety-like behaviour: Responsiveness and tolerance to diazepam

Leggio, G. M., Torrisi, S. A., Castorina, A., Platania, C. B. M., Impellizzeri, A. A. R., Fidilio, A., Caraci, F., Bucolo, C., Drago, F. & Salomone, S., Sep 1 2015, In : European Neuropsychopharmacology. 25, 9, p. 1427-1436 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Folate status in type 2 diabetic patients with and without retinopathy

Malaguarnera, G., Gagliano, C., Salomone, S., Giordano, M., Bucolo, C., Pappalardo, A., Drago, F., Caraci, F., Avitabile, T. & Motta, M., Aug 7 2015, In : Clinical Ophthalmology. 9, p. 1437-1442 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monomeric ß-amyloid interacts with type-1 insulin-like growth factor receptors to provide energy supply to neurons

Giuffrida, M. L., Tomasello, M. F., Pandini, G., Caraci, F., Battaglia, G., Busceti, C., Di Pietro, P., Pappalardo, G., Attanasio, F., Chiechio, S., Bagnoli, S., Nacmias, B., Sorbi, S., Vigneri, R., Rizzarelli, E., Nicoletti, F. & Copani, A., Aug 7 2015, In : Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 9, AUGUST, 297.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multi-modality as a new pharmacological approach for treatment of depression: The role of vortioxetine

Caraci, F. & Di Sciascio, G., Jun 1 2015, In : Italian Journal of Psychopathology. 21, 2, p. 210-223 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroprotective effects of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor tranylcypromine and its amide derivatives against Aβ(1-42)-induced toxicity

Caraci, F., Pappalardo, G., Basile, L., Giuffrida, A., Copani, A., Tosto, R., Sinopoli, A., Giuffrida, M. L., Pirrone, E., Drago, F., Pignatello, R. & Guccione, S., Jul 18 2015, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 764, p. 256-263 8 p., 70113.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silybin-vitamin E-phospholipids complex reduces liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C treated with pegylated interferon α and ribavirin

Malaguarnera, M., Motta, M., Vacante, M., Malaguarnera, G., Caraci, F., Nunnari, G., Gagliano, C., Greco, C., Chisari, G., Drago, F. & Bertino, G., 2015, In : American Journal of Translational Research. 7, 11, p. 2510-2518 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The attributable burden of panic disorder in the impairment of quality of life in a national survey in Italy

Carta, M. G., Moro, M. F., Aguglia, E., Balestrieri, M., Caraci, F., Dell'Osso, L., Di Sciascio, G., Drago, F., Hardoy, M. C., D'Aloja, E., Machado, S., Roncone, R. & Faravelli, C., Nov 1 2015, In : International Journal of Social Psychiatry. 61, 7, p. 693-699 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Acetyl-L-carnitine supplementation during HCV therapy with pegylated interferon-α 2b plus ribavirin: Effect on work performance; a randomized clinical trial

Malaguarnera, G., Pennisi, M., Gagliano, C., Vacante, M., Malaguarnera, M., Salomone, S., Drago, F., Bertino, G., Caraci, F., Nunnari, G. & Malaguarnera, M., May 5 2014, In : Hepatitis Monthly. 14, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparing factor structure of the mood disorder questionnaire (MDQ): In italy sexual behavior is euphoric but in asia mysterious and forbidden

Carta, M. G., Massidda, D., Moro, M. F., Aguglia, E., Balestrieri, M., Caraci, F., Dell'Osso, L., Di Sciascio, G., Drago, F., Faravelli, C., Hardoy, M. C., Calò, S., Pollice, R., Fortezzo, A. & Akiskal, H., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 155, 1, p. 96-103 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating disorders as a public health issue: Prevalence and attributable impairment of quality of life in an Italian community sample

Carta, M. G., Preti, A., Moro, M. F., Aguglia, E., Balestrieri, M., Caraci, F., Dell'Osso, L., Di Sciascio, G., Drago, F., Faravelli, C., Hardoy, M. C., D'Aloja, E., Cossu, G., Calò, S., Palumbo, G. & Bhugra, D., 2014, In : International Review of Psychiatry. 26, 4, p. 486-492 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homocysteine serum levels in diabetic patients with non proliferative, proliferative and without retinopathy

Malaguarnera, G., Gagliano, C., Giordano, M., Salomone, S., Vacante, M., Bucolo, C., Caraci, F., Reibaldi, M., Drago, F., Avitabile, T. & Motta, M., 2014, In : BioMed Research International. 2014, 191497.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Levels of the Rab GDP dissociation inhibitor (GDI) are altered in the prenatal restrain stress mouse model of schizophrenia and are differentially regulated by the mGlu2/3 receptor agonists, LY379268 and LY354740

Orlando, R., Borro, M., Motolese, M., Molinaro, G., Scaccianoce, S., Caruso, A., Di Nuzzo, L., Caraci, F., Matrisciano, F., Pittaluga, A., Mairesse, J., Simmaco, M., Nisticò, R., Monn, J. A. & Nicoletti, F., 2014, In : Neuropharmacology. 86, p. 133-144 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Omega-3 fatty acids and depression: Scientific evidence and biological mechanisms

Grosso, G., Galvano, F., Marventano, S., Malaguarnera, M., Bucolo, C., Drago, F. & Caraci, F., 2014, In : Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. 2014, 313570.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Role of omega-3 fatty acids in the treatment of depressive disorders: A comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials

Grosso, G., Pajak, A., Marventano, S., Castellano, S., Galvano, F., Bucolo, C., Drago, F. & Caraci, F., May 7 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 5, e96905.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Searching for disease-modifying drugs in AD: Can we combine neuropsychological tools with biological markers?

Caraci, F., Castellano, S., Salomone, S., Drago, F., Bosco, P. & Di Nuovo, S., 2014, In : CNS and Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets. 13, 1, p. 173-186 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Clinical pharmacology of novel anti-Alzheimer disease modifying medications

Caraci, F., Bosco, P., Leggio, G. M., Malaguarnera, M., Drago, F., Bucolo, C. & Salomone, S., 2013, In : Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. 13, 15, p. 1853-1863 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopamine D3 receptor as a new pharmacological target for the treatment of depression

Leggio, G. M., Salomone, S., Bucolo, C., Platania, C., Micale, V., Caraci, F. & Drago, F., 2013, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 719, 1-3, p. 25-33 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epigenetic drugs for Alzheimer's disease: Hopes and challenges

Caraci, F., Leggio, G. M., Drago, F. & Salomone, S., Apr 2013, In : British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 75, 4, p. 1154-1155 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erratum: Quality of Life and Urban / Rural Living: Preliminary Results of a Community Survey in Italy (Clinical Practice & Epidemiology in Mental Health (2012) 8 (169-174))

Carta, M. G., Aguglia, E., Caraci, F., Dell'Osso, L., Di Sciascio, G., Drago, F., Del Giudice, E., Faravelli, C., Hardoy, M. C., Lecca, M. E., Moro, M. F., Calò, S., Casacchia, M., Angermeyer, M. C. & Balestrieri, M., 2013, In : Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health. 9, p. 148 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fingolimod protects cultured cortical neurons against excitotoxic death

Di Menna, L., Molinaro, G., Di Nuzzo, L., Riozzi, B., Zappulla, C., Pozzilli, C., Turrini, R., Caraci, F., Copani, A., Battaglia, G., Nicoletti, F. & Bruno, V., Jan 2013, In : Pharmacological Research. 67, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metal fume fever

Malaguarnera, M., Drago, F., Malaguarnera, G., Li Volti, G., Salomone, S., Caraci, F., Galvano, F., Vacante, M., Bucolo, C. & Malaguarnera, M., 2013, In : Lancet. 381, 9885, p. 2298 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nicotine addictions: Neurobiological circuits and pharmacological targets

Caraci, F. & Drago, F., May 1 2013, Advances in Smoking Cessation. Future Medicine Ltd., p. 25-37 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pericentrin expression in Down's syndrome

Salemi, M., Barone, C., Romano, C., Salluzzo, R., Caraci, F., Cantarella, R. A., Salluzzo, M. G., Drago, F., Romano, C. & Bosco, P., Nov 2013, In : Neurological Sciences. 34, 11, p. 2023-2025 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Role of the transforming-growth-factor-β1 gene in late-onset alzheimer's disease: Implications for the treatment

Bosco, P., Ferri, R., Salluzzo, M. G., Castellano, S., Signorelli, M., Nicoletti, F., Di Nuovo, S., Drago, F. & Caraci, F., 2013, In : Current Genomics. 14, 2, p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Beta-Amyloid monomer and insulin/IGF-1 signaling in Alzheimer's disease

Giuffrida, M. L., Tomasello, F., Caraci, F., Chiechio, S., Nicoletti, F. & Copani, A., 2012, In : Molecular Neurobiology. 46, 3, p. 605-613 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinically significant drug interactions with newer antidepressants

Spina, E., Trifirò, G. & Caraci, F., 2012, In : CNS Drugs. 26, 1, p. 39-67 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dysfunction of TGF-β1 signaling in Alzheimer's disease: Perspectives for neuroprotection

Caraci, F., Spampinato, S., Sortino, M. A., Bosco, P., Battaglia, G., Bruno, V., Drago, F., Nicoletti, F. & Copani, A., Jan 2012, In : Cell & Tissue Research. 347, 1, p. 291-301 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Estrogen receptors and type 1 metabotropic glutamate receptors are interdependent in protecting cortical neurons against β-amyloid toxicity

Spampinato, S. F., Molinaro, G., Merlo, S., Iacovelli, L., Caraci, F., Battaglia, G., Nicoletti, F., Bruno, V. & Sortino, M. A., Jan 2012, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 81, 1, p. 12-20 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Expression of LDOC1 mRNA in leucocytes of patients with Down's syndrome

Salemi, M., Barone, C., Romano, C., Ridolfo, F., Salluzzo, R., Scillato, F., Scavuzzo, C., Caraci, F., Calogero, A. E., Romano, C. & Bosco, P., Apr 2012, In : Journal of Genetics. 91, 1, p. 95-98 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabotropic glutamate receptors in neurodegeneration/neuroprotection: Still a hot topic?

Caraci, F., Battaglia, G., Sortino, M. A., Spampinato, S., Molinaro, G., Copani, A., Nicoletti, F. & Bruno, V., Sep 2012, In : Neurochemistry International. 61, 4, p. 559-565 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New pharmacological strategies for treatment of Alzheimer's disease: Focus on disease modifying drugs

Salomone, S., Caraci, F., Leggio, G. M., Fedotova, J. & Drago, F., Apr 2012, In : British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 73, 4, p. 504-517 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of life and urban / rural living: Preliminary results of a community survey in Italy

Carta, M. G., Aguglia, E., Caraci, F., Dell'Osso, L., Di Sciascio, G., Drago, F., Del Giudice, E., Faravelli, C., Hardoy, M. C., Lecca, M. E., Moro, M. F., Calò, S., Casacchia, M., Angermeyer, M. & Balestrieri, M., 2012, In : Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health. 8, p. 169-174 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The CC genotype of transforming growth factor-β1 increases the risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease and is associated with AD-related depression

Caraci, F., Bosco, P., Signorelli, M., Spada, R. S., Cosentino, F. I., Toscano, G., Bonforte, C., Muratore, S., Prestianni, G., Panerai, S., Giambirtone, M. C., Gulotta, E., Romano, C., Salluzzo, M. G., Nicoletti, F., Copani, A., Drago, F., Aguglia, E. & Ferri, R., Apr 2012, In : European Neuropsychopharmacology. 22, 4, p. 281-289 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The lifetime prevalence of bipolar disorders and the use of antidepressant drugs in bipolar depression in Italy

Carta, M. G., Aguglia, E., Balestrieri, M., Calabrese, J. R., Caraci, F., Dell'Osso, L., Di Sciascio, G., Drago, F., Faravelli, C., Lecca, M. E., Moro, M. F., Nardini, M., Palumbo, G. & Hardoy, M. C., Feb 2012, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 136, 3, p. 775-780 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Differential expression of PARP1 mRNA in leucocytes of patients with Down's syndrome

Salemi, M., Barone, C., Romano, C., Ridolfo, F., Gulotta, E., Scavuzzo, C., Salluzzo, M. G., Giambirtone, M., Caraci, F., Romano, C. & Bosco, P., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Genetics. 90, 3, p. 469-472 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induction of the Wnt antagonist dickkopf-1 is involved in stress-induced hippocampal damage

Matrisciano, F., Busceti, C. L., Bucci, D., Orlando, R., Caruso, A., Molinaro, G., Cappuccio, I., Riozzi, B., Gradini, R., Motolese, M., Caraci, F., Copani, A., Scaccianoce, S., Melchiorri, D., Bruno, V., Battaglia, G. & Nicoletti, F., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 1, e16447.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inhibition of PI3K prevents the proliferation and differentiation of human lung fibroblasts into myofibroblasts: The role of class I P110 isoforms

Conte, E., Fruciano, M., Fagone, E., Gili, E., Caraci, F., Iemmolo, M., Crimi, N. & Vancheri, C., Oct 3 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 10, e24663.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolic drug interactions between antidepressants and anticancer drugs: Focus on selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and hypericum extract

Caraci, F., Crupi, R., Drago, F. & Spina, E., Jul 2011, In : Current Drug Metabolism. 12, 6, p. 570-577 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurotoxic properties of the anabolic androgenic steroids nandrolone and methandrostenolone in primary neuronal cultures

Caraci, F., Pistarà, V., Corsaro, A., Tomasello, F., Giuffrida, M. L., Sortino, M. A., Nicoletti, F. & Copani, A., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 89, 4, p. 592-600 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sub-threshold depression and antidepressants use in a community sample: Searching anxiety and finding bipolar disorder

Carta, M. G., Tondo, L., Balestrieri, M., Caraci, F., Dell'Osso, L., Di Sciascio, G., Faravelli, C., Hardoy, M. C., Lecca, M. E., Moro, M. F., Bhat, K. M., Casacchia, M. & Drago, F., Oct 10 2011, In : BMC Psychiatry. 11, 164.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Targeting group II Metabotropic Glutamate (mGlu) receptors for the treatment of psychosis associated with alzheimer's disease: Selective activation of mGlu2 receptors amplifies β-amyloid toxicity in cultured neurons, whereas dual activation of mGlu2 and mGlu3 receptors is neuroprotective

Caraci, F., Molinaro, G., Battaglia, G., Giuffrida, M. L., Riozzi, B., Traficante, A., Bruno, V., Cannella, M., Merlo, S., Wang, X., Heinz, B. A., Nisenbaum, E. S., Britton, T. C., Drago, F., Sortino, M. A., Copani, A. & Nicoletti, F., Mar 2011, In : Molecular Pharmacology. 79, 3, p. 618-626 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TGF-β1 pathway as a new target for neuroprotection in alzheimer's disease

Caraci, F., Battaglia, G., Bruno, V., Bosco, P., Carbonaro, V., Giuffrida, M. L., Drago, F., Sortino, M. A., Nicoletti, F. & Copani, A., Aug 2011, In : CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics. 17, 4, p. 237-249 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

Depression and Alzheimer's disease: Neurobiological links and common pharmacological targets

Caraci, F., Copani, A., Nicoletti, F. & Drago, F., Jan 10 2010, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 626, 1, p. 64-71 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Efficacy and tolerability of Hypericum extract for the treatment of mild to moderate depression

Kasper, S., Caraci, F., Forti, B., Drago, F. & Aguglia, E., Nov 2010, In : European Neuropsychopharmacology. 20, 11, p. 747-765 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The monomer state of beta-amyloid: where the Alzheimer's disease protein meets physiology.

Giuffrida, M. L., Caraci, F., De Bona, P., Pappalardo, G., Nicoletti, F., Rizzarelli, E. & Copani, A., 2010, In : Reviews in the Neurosciences. 21, 2, p. 83-93 11 p.

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The use of antidepressant drugs and the lifetime prevalence of major depressive disorders in italy

Carta, M. G., Aguglia, E., Bocchetta, A., Balestrieri, M., Caraci, F., Casacchia, M., Dell'Osso, L., Di Sciascio, G., Drago, F., Faravelli, C., Lecca, M. E., Moro, M. F., Morosini, P. L., Nardini, M., Palumbo, G. & Hardoy, M. C., 2010, In : Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health. 6, p. 94-100 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Design and synthesis of new trehalose-conjugated pentapeptides as inhibitors of Aβ(1-42) fibrillogenesis and toxicity

De Bona, P., Giuffrida, M. L., Caraci, F., Copani, A., Pignataro, B., Attanasio, F., Cataldo, S., Pappalardo, G. & Rizzarelli, E., 2009, In : Journal of Peptide Science. 15, 3, p. 220-228 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enhanced expression of ERα in astrocytes modifies the response of cortical neurons to β-amyloid toxicity

Carbonaro, V., Caraci, F., Giuffrida, M. L., Merlo, S., Canonico, P. L., Drago, F., Copani, A. & Sortino, M. A., Mar 2009, In : Neurobiology of Disease. 33, 3, p. 415-421 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregabalin in the treatment of chronic pain: An overview

Chiechio, S., Zammataro, M., Caraci, F., Rampello, L., Copani, A., Sabato, A. F. & Nicoletti, F., 2009, In : Clinical Drug Investigation. 29, 3, p. 203-213 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle