Alessandra Minelli

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Affiliation: IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of intravenous antidepressant drugs on the excitability of human motor cortex: a study with paired magnetic stimulation on depressed patients
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetics Unit, IRCCS Centro S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Via Piastroni 4, Brescia, Italy
    Brain Stimul 3:15-21. 2010
  2. pmc The influence of psychiatric screening in healthy populations selection: a new study and meta-analysis of functional 5-HTTLPR and rs25531 polymorphisms and anxiety-related personality traits
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetic Unit, I, R, C, C, S, San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 11:50. 2011
  3. pmc Personality traits in an italian sample: relationship with anxiety and depression
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetic Unit, I R C C S San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:26-30. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint PCLO gene: its role in vulnerability to major depressive disorder
    Alessandra Minelli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Biology and Genetic Division, Brescia University School of Medicine, Brescia, Italy
    J Affect Disord 139:250-5. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Effectiveness of cognitive-associated with behavioral therapy psychopharmacological depression. Literature review meta-analyses]
    Alessandra Minelli
    IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia
    Riv Psichiatr 46:18-23. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms and treatment-resistant depression
    Cristian Bonvicini
    Genetic Unit, IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:934-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of allelic variants of FK506-binding protein 51 (FKBP5) gene in the development of anxiety disorders
    Alessandra Minelli
    Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Depress Anxiety 30:1170-6. 2013
  8. doi request reprint BDNF serum levels, but not BDNF Val66Met genotype, are correlated with personality traits in healthy subjects
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetic Unit, I R C C S San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Via Pilastroni, Brescia, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 261:323-9. 2011
  9. pmc Schizophrenia susceptibility and NMDA-receptor mediated signalling: an association study involving 32 tagSNPs of DAO, DAOA, PPP3CC, and DTNBP1 genes
    Emilio Sacchetti
    Psychiatric Unit, University of Brescia, School of Medicine, Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    BMC Med Genet 14:33. 2013
  10. doi request reprint An association of GRIK3 Ser310Ala functional polymorphism with personality traits
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetic, IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 59:28-33. 2009

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Effects of intravenous antidepressant drugs on the excitability of human motor cortex: a study with paired magnetic stimulation on depressed patients
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetics Unit, IRCCS Centro S Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Via Piastroni 4, Brescia, Italy
    Brain Stimul 3:15-21. 2010
    ..The effect of various drugs was investigated by using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) both in healthy subjects and patients, and the results indicated an influence of antidepressant drugs (ADs) on motor excitability...
  2. pmc The influence of psychiatric screening in healthy populations selection: a new study and meta-analysis of functional 5-HTTLPR and rs25531 polymorphisms and anxiety-related personality traits
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetic Unit, I, R, C, C, S, San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 11:50. 2011
    ..We tested whether the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism and the 5-HTTLPR/rs25531 haplotypes are linked to Harm Avoidance (HA) using an association study (STUDY I) and a meta-analytic approach (STUDY II)...
  3. pmc Personality traits in an italian sample: relationship with anxiety and depression
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetic Unit, I R C C S San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:26-30. 2009
    ..Our results support previous evidences showing that personality traits, in particular Harm Avoidance and Self-Directedness, could represent markers of vulnerability for depression and anxiety disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint PCLO gene: its role in vulnerability to major depressive disorder
    Alessandra Minelli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Biology and Genetic Division, Brescia University School of Medicine, Brescia, Italy
    J Affect Disord 139:250-5. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint [Effectiveness of cognitive-associated with behavioral therapy psychopharmacological depression. Literature review meta-analyses]
    Alessandra Minelli
    IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia
    Riv Psichiatr 46:18-23. 2011
    ..The main focus is to analyze meta-analyses literature inherent the efficacy of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with pharmacological therapy in the treatment of depression in adults rather than pharmacological therapy alone...
  6. ncbi request reprint Serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms and treatment-resistant depression
    Cristian Bonvicini
    Genetic Unit, IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:934-9. 2010
    ..45-0.91). In conclusion, this study reports a protective effect of the L(A)L(A) haplotype on TRD, supporting the hypothesis that lower serotonin transporter transcription alleles are correlated to a common resistant depression mechanism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of allelic variants of FK506-binding protein 51 (FKBP5) gene in the development of anxiety disorders
    Alessandra Minelli
    Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Depress Anxiety 30:1170-6. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint BDNF serum levels, but not BDNF Val66Met genotype, are correlated with personality traits in healthy subjects
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetic Unit, I R C C S San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Via Pilastroni, Brescia, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 261:323-9. 2011
    ..022). The study results suggest that a decrease in serum BDNF concentrations may represent a biochemical marker associated with anxiety personality traits also retrievable in the general population...
  9. pmc Schizophrenia susceptibility and NMDA-receptor mediated signalling: an association study involving 32 tagSNPs of DAO, DAOA, PPP3CC, and DTNBP1 genes
    Emilio Sacchetti
    Psychiatric Unit, University of Brescia, School of Medicine, Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    BMC Med Genet 14:33. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint An association of GRIK3 Ser310Ala functional polymorphism with personality traits
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetic, IRCCS San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Neuropsychobiology 59:28-33. 2009
    ....
  11. pmc New copy number variations in schizophrenia
    Chiara Magri
    Division of Biology and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology, Brescia University School of Medicine, Brescia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e13422. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the identification of previously reported CNVs and of new, rare, large CNVs further supports a model of schizophrenia that includes the effect of multiple, rare, highly penetrant variants...
  12. doi request reprint Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) serum concentration during electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in treatment resistant depressed patients
    Alessandra Minelli
    Genetic Unit, I R C C S San Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1322-5. 2011
    ..042). Moreover a significant correlation was observed between the VEGF increase at T2 and the reduction in MADRS scores (p=0.049). This study is the first to evaluate putative modulations of serum VEGF induced by ECT in TRD patients...
  13. pmc ErbB3 mRNA leukocyte levels as a biomarker for major depressive disorder
    Elena Milanesi
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnologies Biology and Genetic Division, University of Brescia, Viale Europa 11, Brescia, 25123, Italy
    BMC Psychiatry 12:145. 2012
    ..On this basis, the aim of the study was to determine if ErbB3 and Fgfr1 mRNA levels could be a biomarkers of MDD...