G Gainotti

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Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi What the locus of brain lesion tells us about the nature of the cognitive defect underlying category-specific disorders: a review
    G Gainotti
    Neuropsychology Service of the Catholic University Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Cortex 36:539-59. 2000
  2. pmc The influence of limb crossing on left tactile extinction
    P Bartolomeo
    INSERM EMI 007, Centre Paul Broca, Paris, France
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:49-55. 2004
  3. ncbi Determinants and consequences of post-stroke depression
    Guido Gainotti
    Neuropsychology Service of the Policlinico Gemelli Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Neurol 15:85-9. 2002
  4. ncbi Frequency, phenomenology and anatomical-clinical correlates of major post-stroke depression
    G Gainotti
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry 175:163-7. 1999
  5. ncbi Predictors of cognitive decline in the early stage of probable Alzheimer's disease
    C Marra
    Istituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italia
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 11:212-8. 2000
  6. ncbi A double dissociation between accuracy and time of execution on attentional tasks in Alzheimer's disease and multi-infarct dementia
    G Gainotti
    Servizio di Neuropsicologia, Istituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
    Brain 124:731-8. 2001
  7. pmc Relation between depression after stroke, antidepressant therapy, and functional recovery
    G Gainotti
    Neuropsychological Unit, Institute of Neurology, UCSC, L go A Gemelli 8, Rome I 00168, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 71:258-61. 2001
  8. ncbi Left hand movements and right hemisphere activation in unilateral spatial neglect: a test of the interhemispheric imbalance hypothesis
    Guido Gainotti
    Neuropsychology Service, Università Cattolica Policlinico Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli, 8 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 40:1350-5. 2002
  9. ncbi Clusters of cognitive and behavioral disorders clearly distinguish primary progressive aphasia from frontal lobe dementia, and Alzheimer's disease
    C Marra
    Neuropsychology Service of the Catholic University of Rome, Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:317-26. 2007
  10. pmc Neurophysiological predictors of long term response to AChE inhibitors in AD patients
    V Di Lazzaro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1064-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi What the locus of brain lesion tells us about the nature of the cognitive defect underlying category-specific disorders: a review
    G Gainotti
    Neuropsychology Service of the Catholic University Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Cortex 36:539-59. 2000
    ..Taken together, these results seem to show that the category-specific disorder is crucially related to the kind of semantic information processed by the damaged areas...
  2. pmc The influence of limb crossing on left tactile extinction
    P Bartolomeo
    INSERM EMI 007, Centre Paul Broca, Paris, France
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:49-55. 2004
    ..Previous research on patients with left tactile extinction has shown that crossing of hands, so that each hand is on the opposite side of the body midline relative to the other, improves detection of stimuli given to the left hand...
  3. ncbi Determinants and consequences of post-stroke depression
    Guido Gainotti
    Neuropsychology Service of the Policlinico Gemelli Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Neurol 15:85-9. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi Frequency, phenomenology and anatomical-clinical correlates of major post-stroke depression
    G Gainotti
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry 175:163-7. 1999
    ..The meaning of post-stroke depression is controversial...
  5. ncbi Predictors of cognitive decline in the early stage of probable Alzheimer's disease
    C Marra
    Istituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica, Roma, Italia
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 11:212-8. 2000
    ..In conclusion, different subtypes of AD do exist and an important predictor of progression is represented by the severity of the cognitive impairment at the onset...
  6. ncbi A double dissociation between accuracy and time of execution on attentional tasks in Alzheimer's disease and multi-infarct dementia
    G Gainotti
    Servizio di Neuropsicologia, Istituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
    Brain 124:731-8. 2001
    ....
  7. pmc Relation between depression after stroke, antidepressant therapy, and functional recovery
    G Gainotti
    Neuropsychological Unit, Institute of Neurology, UCSC, L go A Gemelli 8, Rome I 00168, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 71:258-61. 2001
    ..In conclusion, poststroke depression has negative effects on functional recovery, and a pharmacological treatment of depression can counterbalance this effect...
  8. ncbi Left hand movements and right hemisphere activation in unilateral spatial neglect: a test of the interhemispheric imbalance hypothesis
    Guido Gainotti
    Neuropsychology Service, Università Cattolica Policlinico Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli, 8 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 40:1350-5. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi Clusters of cognitive and behavioral disorders clearly distinguish primary progressive aphasia from frontal lobe dementia, and Alzheimer's disease
    C Marra
    Neuropsychology Service of the Catholic University of Rome, Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:317-26. 2007
    ..The relationship between these conditions remains unclear. Our study aimed to better define the behavioral and cognitive clusters characterizing PnPA patients...
  10. pmc Neurophysiological predictors of long term response to AChE inhibitors in AD patients
    V Di Lazzaro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1064-9. 2005
    ..SAI is reduced in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and drugs enhancing cholinergic transmission increase SAI...
  11. doi In vivo functional evaluation of central cholinergic circuits in vascular dementia
    V Di Lazzaro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2494-500. 2008
    ..The objective of present study was to evaluate central cholinergic circuits in patients with Vascular Dementia (VaD)...
  12. ncbi In vivo cholinergic circuit evaluation in frontotemporal and Alzheimer dementias
    V Di Lazzaro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 66:1111-3. 2006
    ..SAI was normal in FTD, whereas it was reduced in AD. SAI may represent an additional tool to discriminate FTD from AD...
  13. ncbi Apolipoprotein E genotype in sporadic early- and late-onset Alzheimer's disease
    C Masullo
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, University Hospital A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 9:121-5. 1998
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  14. ncbi The role of brain infarcts and hippocampal atrophy in subcortical ischaemic vascular dementia
    G Gainotti
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Policlinico Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli 8, I 00168 Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:192-7. 2004
    ..Multiple subcortical infarcts alone are probably not able to cause clinical dementia but the presence of vascular lesions increases the expression of concomitant Alzheimer's disease...
  15. doi Correlations between peripheral blood mononuclear cell production of BDNF, TNF-alpha, IL-6, IL-10 and cognitive performances in multiple sclerosis patients
    A K Patanella
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosci Res 88:1106-12. 2010
    ..In conclusion our study shows a correlation between low BDNF and high IL-6 production by PBMCs and poorer performances in cognitive tasks in RRMS patients suggesting a possible role of these factors in cognitive impairment in MS...
  16. pmc Motor cortex hyperexcitability to transcranial magnetic stimulation in Alzheimer's disease
    V Di Lazzaro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:555-9. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether hyperexcitability is due to the impairment of intracortical inhibitory circuits or to an independent abnormality of excitatory circuits...
  17. ncbi Patterns of cognitive decline and rates of conversion to dementia in patients with degenerative and vascular forms of MCI
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neurology, Neuropsychology Research Centre, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Curr Alzheimer Res 8:24-31. 2011
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  18. doi The Multiple Features Target Cancellation (MFTC): an attentional visual conjunction search test. Normative values for the Italian population
    C Marra
    Department of Neuroscience Policlinico Gemelli, Center for Neuropsychological Research, Catholic University, L go A Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 34:173-80. 2013
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  19. pmc Cognitive outcome 5 years after bilateral chronic stimulation of subthalamic nucleus in patients with Parkinson's disease
    M F Contarino
    Istituto di Neurologia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Largo Gemelli, 8, I 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:248-52. 2007
    ..To assess the long-term cognitive and behavioural outcome after bilateral deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) in patients affected by Parkinson's disease, with a 5-year follow-up after surgery...
  20. ncbi The Apolipoprotein E genotype in patients affected by syndromes with focal cortical atrophy
    C Masullo
    Istituto di Neurologia Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 303:87-90. 2001
    ..8%) than in controls (4.8%). These results show that the APOE epsilon4 allele is not a risk factor for syndromes associated with FCA. The potential role of the epsilon2 allele in these syndromes needs further investigation...