Camillo Marra

Summary

Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Apoe epsilon2-epsilon4 genotype is a possible risk factor for primary progressive aphasia
    Adele Acciarri
    Ann Neurol 59:436-7. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Mental representation of normal subjects about the sources of knowledge in different semantic categories and unique entities
    Guido Gainotti
    Institute of Neurology of the Policlinico Gemelli, Catholic University of Rome, Roma, Italy
    Neuropsychology 23:803-12. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint 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
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. doi request reprint Central cholinergic dysfunction measured "in vivo" correlates with different behavioral disorders in Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy body
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neuroscience, Centre for Neuropsychological Research, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Brain Stimul 5:533-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Probable Alzheimer's disease patients presenting as "focal temporal lobe dysfunction" show a slow rate of cognitive decline
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neuroscience Center for Neuropsychological Research, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:144-50. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele differently affects the patterns of neuropsychological presentation in early- and late-onset Alzheimer's disease patients
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neurology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 18:125-31. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of cognitive impairment in elderly myasthenia gravis patients
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, L go A Gemelli, 8, Rome 00168, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 40:952-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint 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. ncbi request reprint Gender-related dissociations of categorical fluency in normal subjects and in subjects with Alzheimer's disease
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neuroscience, Neuropsychology Service, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychology 21:207-11. 2007

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Apoe epsilon2-epsilon4 genotype is a possible risk factor for primary progressive aphasia
    Adele Acciarri
    Ann Neurol 59:436-7. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Mental representation of normal subjects about the sources of knowledge in different semantic categories and unique entities
    Guido Gainotti
    Institute of Neurology of the Policlinico Gemelli, Catholic University of Rome, Roma, Italy
    Neuropsychology 23:803-12. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  4. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Central cholinergic dysfunction measured "in vivo" correlates with different behavioral disorders in Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy body
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neuroscience, Centre for Neuropsychological Research, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Brain Stimul 5:533-8. 2012
    ..The different cholinergic networks involved suggest different patterns of behavior symptomatology in the two groups...
  6. doi request reprint Probable Alzheimer's disease patients presenting as "focal temporal lobe dysfunction" show a slow rate of cognitive decline
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neuroscience Center for Neuropsychological Research, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:144-50. 2012
    ..In conclusion, our results confirm that probable AD presenting as TLD represents a specific onset of AD characterized by a slower rate of progression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele differently affects the patterns of neuropsychological presentation in early- and late-onset Alzheimer's disease patients
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neurology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 18:125-31. 2004
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of cognitive impairment in elderly myasthenia gravis patients
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, L go A Gemelli, 8, Rome 00168, Italy
    Muscle Nerve 40:952-9. 2009
    ..The impairments of attention, memory, and control tasks in MG are related to general visual motor slowness and to the concomitant presence of other diseases...
  9. ncbi request reprint 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. ncbi request reprint Gender-related dissociations of categorical fluency in normal subjects and in subjects with Alzheimer's disease
    Camillo Marra
    Department of Neuroscience, Neuropsychology Service, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychology 21:207-11. 2007
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  11. doi request reprint Patterns of neuropsychological impairment in MCI patients with small subcortical infarcts or hippocampal atrophy
    Guido Gainotti
    Neuropsychology Service of the UCSC Policlinico Gemelli, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:611-9. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Psychotic symptoms in Alzheimer's disease and 5-HTTLPR polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene: evidence for an association
    Davide Quaranta
    Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 16:173-80. 2009
    ..07; p = 0.018) while an increase of MMSE score was protective (OR = 0.90; p = 0.004). The occurrence of AD-P resulted significantly related to age at examination, cognitive status, and to the presence of the 5-HTTLPR L-allele...
  13. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of cognitive reserve in Alzheimer disease
    Laura Serra
    Neuroimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Rejuvenation Res 14:143-51. 2011
    ..This study suggests that CR produces selective GM changes that mitigate the clinical impact of AD. Moreover, it supports the idea that CR is based on several "brain reserves" rather than on a generalized increase of brain plasticity...
  14. doi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment: same identity for different entities
    Laura Serra
    Neuroimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 33:1157-65. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint The relation between person identity nodes, familiarity judgment and biographical information. Evidence from two patients with right and left anterior temporal atrophy
    Guido Gainotti
    Center for Neuropsychological Research, Department of Neurosciences of the Policlinico Gemelli Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Brain Res 1307:103-14. 2010
    ..This last finding is at variance with the hypothesis assuming that the PINs may provide a modality-free gateway to a unitary semantic system, where information about people is stored in an amodal format...
  16. doi request reprint Asymmetries in gender-related familiarity with different semantic categories. Data from normal adults
    Guido Gainotti
    Center for Neuropsychological Research, Department of Neurosciences of the Policlinico Gemelli Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Behav Neurol 27:175-81. 2013
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis assuming that gender-related asymmetries for different semantic categories is due to the influence of gender-related social roles. ..
  17. doi request reprint Constructional apraxia as a distinctive cognitive and structural brain feature of pre-senile Alzheimer's disease
    Laura Serra
    Neuroimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 38:391-402. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that the occurrence of CA in AD is often associated with a peculiar clinical onset (i.e., pre-senile), neuropsychological profile, and distribution of grey matter atrophy. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional evaluation of cerebral cortex in dementia with Lewy bodies
    Vincenzo Di Lazzaro
    Institute of Neurology, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Neuroimage 37:422-9. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Facial emotion recognition deficit in amnestic mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease
    Ilaria Spoletini
    IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:389-98. 2008
    ..A secondary aim was to investigate relationships between facial emotion recognition and cognitive performances...
  20. doi request reprint Brain tissue modifications induced by cholinergic therapy in Alzheimer's disease
    Marco Bozzali
    Neuorimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:3158-67. 2013
    ..An intriguing explanation for the interaction between AChEIs and ACM is related to the mechanisms of brain plasticity, partially driven by neurotrophic properties of acetylcholine replacement...
  21. doi request reprint Different views about the nature of gender-related asymmetries in tasks based on biological or artefact categories
    Guido Gainotti
    Center for Neuropsychological Research of the Policlinico Gemelli Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Behav Neurol 22:81-90. 2010
    ..Contrary to the hypothesis, evaluation of the weight of different sources of knowledge in representing living and artefact categories was similar in males and females...
  22. ncbi request reprint Post-stroke depression: Main phenomenological clusters and their relationships with clinical measures
    Davide Quaranta
    Research Center for Neuropsychology, Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Behav Neurol 25:303-10. 2012
    ..To investigate the principal psychopathological dimensions of post-stroke depression (PSD) through the assessment of the factorial structure of the Post-Stroke Depression Rating Scale (PSDRS)...
  23. doi request reprint Are the behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease directly associated with neurodegeneration?
    Laura Serra
    Neuroimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 21:627-39. 2010
    ..Interesting associations were found in regions traditionally implicated by AD neuropathology. This suggests that BPSD are likely to represent clinical features of AD and should be regarded for their diagnostic and prognostic value...
  24. doi request reprint Successful treatment of acute autoimmune limbic encephalitis with negative VGKC and NMDAR antibodies
    Anna Modoni
    Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Cogn Behav Neurol 22:63-6. 2009
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  25. doi request reprint Cross-modal recognition disorders for persons and other unique entities in a patient with right fronto-temporal degeneration
    Guido Gainotti
    Neuropsychology Service of the Policlinico Gemelli, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
    Cortex 44:238-48. 2008
    ..About 2 years after the onset of the symptomatology, CD became untestable, due to the development of a severe motor neuron disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Attentional load of the primary task influences the frontal but not the temporal generators of mismatch negativity
    Domenico Restuccia
    Department of Neurosciences, Catholic University, Policlinico A Gemelli, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:891-9. 2005
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  27. doi request reprint Presentation and validation of the multiple sclerosis depression rating scale: a test specifically devised to investigate affective disorders in multiple sclerosis patients
    Davide Quaranta
    Research Center for Neuropsychology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neuropsychol 26:571-87. 2012
    ..8998 and 0.8659); the MSDRS showed higher accuracy for the diagnosis of MSD-MDL (AROC respectively 0.9278 and 0.8314; p = .038). The MSDRS may be a reliable tool for the diagnosis of depression in MS...
  28. ncbi request reprint Does cognitive dysfunction conform to a distinctive pattern in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome?
    Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi
    Department of Gerontology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Geriatric Outpatient Department ASL RM E, Rome, Italy
    J Sleep Res 13:79-86. 2004
    ..Some analogy with cognitive pattern of MID suggests that a mainly subcortical damage underlies this dysfunction...
  29. doi request reprint Mood disorders after stroke: diagnostic validation of the poststroke depression rating scale
    Davide Quaranta
    Neuropsychology Unit, Department of Neuroscience, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:237-43. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of the Poststroke Depression Rating Scale (PSDRS), a diagnostic tool specifically devised to assess depression after stroke, in comparison to the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (Ham-D)...
  30. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled study on effects of ibuprofen on cognitive progression of Alzheimer's disease
    Patrizio Pasqualetti
    Medical Statistics and Information Technology, Fatebenefratelli Association for Research, Isola Tiberina, Rome, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:102-10. 2009
    ..In this trial, we evaluated whether the non-selective NSAID ibuprofen slows disease progression in patients with mild to moderate AD...
  31. ncbi request reprint 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
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  32. doi request reprint Neuropsychological predictors of conversion from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease
    Guido Gainotti
    Center for Neuropsychological Research, Institute of Neurology of the Policlinico Gemelli, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Department of Clinical and Behavioral Neurology, Rome, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 38:481-95. 2014
    ..These data and the underlying neural mechanisms will be discussed, trying to distinguish results obtained in MCI patients from those obtained in a pre-MCI stage of the AD progression...
  33. pmc Different apathy profile in behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease: a preliminary investigation
    Davide Quaranta
    Istituto di Neurologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res 2012:719250. 2012
    ..008). Our preliminary findings support the hypothesis that apathy is a complex phenomenon, whose clinical expression is conditioned by the site of anatomical damage. Furthermore, apathy profile may help in differentiating bvFTD from AD...
  34. ncbi request reprint Slowly progressive defect in recognition of familiar people in a patient with right anterior temporal atrophy
    Guido Gainotti
    Neuropsychology Unit, Policlinico Gemelli, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Brain 126:792-803. 2003
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  35. pmc The evaluation of sources of knowledge underlying different conceptual categories
    Guido Gainotti
    Department of Neurosciences of the Policlinico Gemelli, Center for Neuropsychological Research, Catholic University of Rome Rome, Italy Department of Clinical and Behavioral Neurology, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia Rome, Italy
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:40. 2013
    ..Finally, age and stimulus modality did not significantly influence judgment of relevance of the sources of knowledge involved in the construction of different conceptual categories...
  36. doi request reprint Position paper of the Italian Society for the study of Dementias (SINDEM) on the proposal of a new lexicon on Alzheimer disease
    Massimo Musicco
    Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council, Segrate MI, Foundation IRCCS Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:201-8. 2012
    ..However, the evidence about the instrumental and laboratory markers for the diagnosis of the preclinical and asymptomatic states of the disease are, until to now, insufficient to support the routine clinical use of these investigations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease--a neuropsychological and spect study
    Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi
    Dept of Geriatrics, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Neurol 250:325-32. 2003
    ..In conclusion, anterior cerebral hypoperfusion and selected neuropsychological dysfunctions characterized hypoxemic COPD patients and could herald frontal-type cognitive decline with the worsening of the hypoxemia...
  38. doi request reprint Early evaluation of cerebral metabolic rate of glucose (CMRglu) with 18F-FDG PET/CT and clinical assessment in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH) patients before and after ventricular shunt placement: preliminary experience
    Maria Lucia Calcagni
    Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:236-41. 2012
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  39. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the pattern of cognitive impairment in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    Anna Modoni
    Institute of Neurology and Human Genetics, Catholic University of Rome, Largo F Vito, 1 00168 Rome, Italy
    Arch Neurol 61:1943-7. 2004
    ..Neuropathological studies documented neurofibrillary tangles and an aberrant tau-protein expression in brain tissues of patients and animal models of DM1...
  40. pmc Differential contribution of right and left temporo-occipital and anterior temporal lesions to face recognition disorders
    Guido Gainotti
    Department of Neuroscience, Neuropsychology Service, Università Cattolica di Roma Rome, Italy
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:55. 2011
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  41. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological findings in young-adult stroke patients
    Marina Cao
    Stroke Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Sant Andrea, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Via di Grottarossa, 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:133-42. 2007
    ..Cognitive impairment was more closely associated with reduced performance of daily activities than with motor deficits...