Luca Passamonti

Summary

Affiliation: National Research Council
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Personality predicts the brain's response to viewing appetizing foods: the neural basis of a risk factor for overeating
    Luca Passamonti
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:43-51. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Neural abnormalities in early-onset and adolescence-onset conduct disorder
    Luca Passamonti
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:729-38. 2010
  3. pmc Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on prefrontal-amygdala connectivity while viewing facial signals of aggression
    Luca Passamonti
    Unità di Ricerca Neuroimmagini, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Catanzaro, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 71:36-43. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Altered cortical-cerebellar circuits during verbal working memory in essential tremor
    Luca Passamonti
    National Research Council, Neuroimaging Research Unit, Catanzaro, Italy
    Brain 134:2274-86. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Neurobiological mechanisms underlying emotional processing in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Luca Passamonti
    Istituto di Scienze Neurologiche, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Cosenza, 87050, Italy
    Brain 132:3380-91. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Ventro-lateral prefrontal activity during working memory is modulated by MAO A genetic variation
    Antonio Cerasa
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Piano Lago di Mangone, Cosenza, Italy
    Brain Res 1201:114-21. 2008
  7. pmc Leaving a bad taste in your mouth but not in my insula
    Elisabeth A H von dem Hagen
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB27EF, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:379-86. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of individual cognitive profile on visuo-motor reorganization in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Maria Cecilia Gioia
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Piano Lago di Mangone, 87050, Cosenza, Italy
    Brain Res 1167:71-9. 2007
  9. pmc Brain structure abnormalities in adolescent girls with conduct disorder
    Graeme Fairchild
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:86-95. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The effects of BDNF Val66Met polymorphism on brain function in controls and patients with multiple sclerosis: an imaging genetic study
    Antonio Cerasa
    Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Germaneto CZ 88100, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 207:377-86. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Personality predicts the brain's response to viewing appetizing foods: the neural basis of a risk factor for overeating
    Luca Passamonti
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:43-51. 2009
    ..Differences in the dynamic interactions within the human appetitive network in response to pictures of appetizing foods may determine an individual's risk of obesity...
  2. doi request reprint Neural abnormalities in early-onset and adolescence-onset conduct disorder
    Luca Passamonti
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:729-38. 2010
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  3. pmc Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on prefrontal-amygdala connectivity while viewing facial signals of aggression
    Luca Passamonti
    Unità di Ricerca Neuroimmagini, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Catanzaro, Italy
    Biol Psychiatry 71:36-43. 2012
    ..g., angry faces)...
  4. doi request reprint Altered cortical-cerebellar circuits during verbal working memory in essential tremor
    Luca Passamonti
    National Research Council, Neuroimaging Research Unit, Catanzaro, Italy
    Brain 134:2274-86. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Neurobiological mechanisms underlying emotional processing in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Luca Passamonti
    Istituto di Scienze Neurologiche, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Cosenza, 87050, Italy
    Brain 132:3380-91. 2009
    ..Overall our findings offer new insights into the neurobiological mechanisms of emotions in multiple sclerosis and provide evidence that they resemble those described for some psychiatric disorders...
  6. doi request reprint Ventro-lateral prefrontal activity during working memory is modulated by MAO A genetic variation
    Antonio Cerasa
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Piano Lago di Mangone, Cosenza, Italy
    Brain Res 1201:114-21. 2008
    ..Moreover, given the well-known role of this area in inhibitory control, our finding also provides new evidence for the involvement of 5-HT in PFC-mediated WM function...
  7. pmc Leaving a bad taste in your mouth but not in my insula
    Elisabeth A H von dem Hagen
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB27EF, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:379-86. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of individual cognitive profile on visuo-motor reorganization in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Maria Cecilia Gioia
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Piano Lago di Mangone, 87050, Cosenza, Italy
    Brain Res 1167:71-9. 2007
    ..This study addresses the relative effects of cognitive impairment and brain atrophy on the cortical reorganization associated with a visuo-motor task...
  9. pmc Brain structure abnormalities in adolescent girls with conduct disorder
    Graeme Fairchild
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:86-95. 2013
    ..Our primary objective was to investigate whether female adolescents with CD show changes in grey matter volume. Our secondary aim was to assess for sex differences in the relationship between CD and brain structure...
  10. doi request reprint The effects of BDNF Val66Met polymorphism on brain function in controls and patients with multiple sclerosis: an imaging genetic study
    Antonio Cerasa
    Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Germaneto CZ 88100, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 207:377-86. 2010
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  11. pmc Connectivity from the ventral anterior cingulate to the amygdala is modulated by appetitive motivation in response to facial signals of aggression
    Luca Passamonti
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 7EF, UK
    Neuroimage 43:562-70. 2008
    ..The personality-mediated variation in the pathway from the ventral anterior cingulate cortex to the amygdala provides an account of why signals of aggression are interpreted as provocative by some individuals more than others...
  12. doi request reprint Fronto-parietal overactivation in patients with essential tremor during Stroop task
    Antonio Cerasa
    Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Catanzaro, Italy
    Neuroreport 21:148-51. 2010
    ..Our study shows that patients with essential tremor require additional cognitive effort to achieve comparable performance levels on test of attentional control...
  13. doi request reprint Cerebellar-parietal dysfunctions in multiple sclerosis patients with cerebellar signs
    Antonio Cerasa
    Unità di Ricerca Neuroimmagini, Istituto di Scienze Neurologiche Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Exp Neurol 237:418-26. 2012
    ..The altered communication between the cerebellum and a cortical area implicated in short-term buffering and storage of relevant information, offer new insights into the pathophysiological mechanisms of cognition in MS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adaptive cortical changes and the functional correlates of visuo-motor integration in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    Antonio Cerasa
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Piano Lago di Mangone, Cosenza 87050, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 69:597-605. 2006
    ..Moreover these results confirm the potential for functional recovery and the adaptive role of these areas in the motor reorganization of multiple sclerosis patients...
  15. doi request reprint Genetically dependent modulation of serotonergic inactivation in the human prefrontal cortex
    Luca Passamonti
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Piano Lago di Mangone, Cosenza, 87050, Italy
    Neuroimage 40:1264-73. 2008
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  16. pmc Changes in "top-down" connectivity underlie repetition suppression in the ventral visual pathway
    Michael P Ewbank
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 31:5635-42. 2011
    ..Our results challenge previous interpretations regarding the underlying nature of neural representations made using fMRI RS paradigms...
  17. pmc Abnormal anatomical connectivity between the amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex in conduct disorder
    Luca Passamonti
    Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Unità di Ricerca Neuroimmagini, Catanzaro, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e48789. 2012
    ..Here, we investigated whether the integrity of the white-matter pathways connecting these regions is abnormal and thus may represent a putative neurobiological marker for CD...
  18. pmc 5-HTTLPR-environment interplay and its effects on neural reactivity in adolescents
    Nicholas D Walsh
    Developmental and Life course Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 8AD, UK
    Neuroimage 63:1670-80. 2012
    ..These results demonstrate that two different forms of environmental adversities interplay with 5-HTTLPR and thereby differentially impact amygdala and cortical reactivity...
  19. pmc Dopamine-transporter levels drive striatal responses to apomorphine in Parkinson's disease
    Luca Passamonti
    Istituto di Scienze Neurologiche ISN, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche 88100, Catanzaro, Italia Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Università degli Studi Magna Graecia 88100, Catanzaro, Italia
    Brain Behav 3:249-62. 2013
    ..Hence, it can be hypothesized that individual differences in DAT levels drove striatal responses to apomorphine via D2-receptor-mediated mechanisms...
  20. pmc A key role for similarity in vicarious reward
    Dean Mobbs
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council MRC, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK
    Science 324:900. 2009
    ..Our results support studies showing that similarity acts as a proximate neurobiological mechanism where prosocial behavior extends to unrelated strangers...
  21. doi request reprint Appetitive motivation predicts the neural response to facial signals of aggression
    John D Beaver
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 28:2719-25. 2008
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  22. doi request reprint Dysfunctions within limbic-motor networks in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Luca Passamonti
    Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche CNR, Istituto di Scienze Neurologiche ISN, Unità di Ricerca Neuroimmagini, Catanzaro, Italia Electronic address
    Neurobiol Aging 34:2499-509. 2013
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