Stefano Ambrosini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Motor nerve damage is associated with anti-ganglioside antibodies in diabetes
    Sabrina Matà
    Neurological Clinic, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 9:138-43. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Neuromyelitis optica: an update
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 303:13-21. 2011
  3. doi request reprint IgM monoclonal gammopathy-associated neuropathies with different IgM specificity
    S Mata
    Neurology Department, University Hospital of Careggi, Firenze Neurology Department, S M Annunziata Hospital, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 18:1067-73. 2011
  4. doi request reprint GAD antibodies associated neurological disorders: incidence and phenotype distribution among neurological inflammatory diseases
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 227:175-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Non-paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis associated with anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Firenze, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 199:155-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of impaired T- and B-cell compartments on efficacy of IVIg in dysimmune neuropathies
    S Mata
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Section of Immunoallergology and Respiratory Disease, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 14:1147-53. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Anti-myelin associated glycoprotein antibodies recognize HNK-1 epitope on CNS
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Firenze, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 236:99-105. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Fine specificity of antibodies against phospholipids and beta-2-glycoprotein I in monoclonal gammopathy associated neuropathies
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 182:219-25. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term evolution of anti-ganglioside antibody levels in patient with chronic dysimmune neuropathy under IVIg therapy
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Hospital of Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, 50139 Florence, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 181:141-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA antibodies in peripheral neuropathy and motor neuronopathy
    S Mata
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 114:54-8. 2006

Collaborators

  • S Sorbi
  • Francesco Lolli
  • R Mencucci
  • A Amantini
  • Massimo Cincotta
  • Diego Minciacchi
  • Gustavo Mazzi
  • Sabrina Matà
  • S Mata
  • W Borsini
  • Gian Carlo Muscas
  • S Piacentini
  • Linda Vignozzi
  • F Pinto
  • Francesca Rossi
  • Tommaso Mello
  • L Toscani
  • A Barilaro
  • Maria Letizia Bartolozzi
  • Sergio Paladini
  • Eleonora Rosati
  • Ilaria Naldi
  • Francesca Bisulli
  • Paolo Tinuper
  • Marco Paganini
  • Barbara Cruciatti
  • Sandra Fedi
  • Maria Totaro
  • E Maggi
  • Michaela Luconi
  • M D Mastio
  • A Vultaggio
  • R Biagiotti
  • Gianni Forti
  • Maria Grazia Giudizi
  • Gabriella Barbara Vannelli
  • R Taiuti
  • Sandra Filippi
  • Sara Mungai
  • Rosa Mancina
  • Xin Hua Zhang
  • G Siracusa
  • Annamaria Morelli
  • Mario Maggi
  • M G Giudizi
  • Antonello Grippo
  • S Corzani
  • Silvia Piacentini
  • A Calabro
  • E Galli
  • Annalucia Caldini
  • Walter Borsini
  • D Renzi
  • Rosanna Taiuti
  • Giuseppe De Scisciolo
  • Roberto Pini
  • Ugo Menchini
  • Luca Menabuoni
  • Gabriella Vannelli
  • Giulio Masotti
  • Elisabetta Betti
  • Francesco Pinto

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Motor nerve damage is associated with anti-ganglioside antibodies in diabetes
    Sabrina Matà
    Neurological Clinic, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 9:138-43. 2004
    ..Production of antibodies to ganglioside may follow the exposure of hidden motor nerve epitopes in damaged motor nerves and contribute to the neuropathy...
  2. doi request reprint Neuromyelitis optica: an update
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 303:13-21. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint IgM monoclonal gammopathy-associated neuropathies with different IgM specificity
    S Mata
    Neurology Department, University Hospital of Careggi, Firenze Neurology Department, S M Annunziata Hospital, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 18:1067-73. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence of antiganglioside and/or sulfatide-positive patients and their clinical findings, including therapeutic response, compared to anti-MAG-positive or seronegative patients...
  4. doi request reprint GAD antibodies associated neurological disorders: incidence and phenotype distribution among neurological inflammatory diseases
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 227:175-7. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Non-paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis associated with anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Firenze, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 199:155-9. 2008
    ..In one patient, plasma exchange determined a dramatic improvement of the neurological deficits along with the decrease of autoantibodies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of impaired T- and B-cell compartments on efficacy of IVIg in dysimmune neuropathies
    S Mata
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Section of Immunoallergology and Respiratory Disease, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 14:1147-53. 2007
    ..In DN, whereas T-cell number is reduced, activated T and B cells are increased, thus suggesting an intrinsic defect of the immune response...
  7. doi request reprint Anti-myelin associated glycoprotein antibodies recognize HNK-1 epitope on CNS
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, University of Firenze, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 236:99-105. 2011
    ..The staining of patients' sera were inhibited by mouse anti-HNK-1 monoclonal antibody. Our results demonstrate that anti-MAG IgM recognizes HNK-1 outside the peripheral nerve myelin carriers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fine specificity of antibodies against phospholipids and beta-2-glycoprotein I in monoclonal gammopathy associated neuropathies
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 182:219-25. 2007
    ..APLAb strongly cross-reacted with sulfatide. These findings suggest an adjuntive role of aPLAb on nerve damage and may help to better understand the nerve binding properties of anti-sulfatide antibodies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term evolution of anti-ganglioside antibody levels in patient with chronic dysimmune neuropathy under IVIg therapy
    Sabrina Matà
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences, Hospital of Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, 50139 Florence, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 181:141-4. 2006
    ..Thus, antibody testing in the follow-up of patients with dysimmune neuropathies may be helpful to predict the decline of IVIg efficacy and to identify those patients who eventually take advantage from an increase in infusion frequency...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA antibodies in peripheral neuropathy and motor neuronopathy
    S Mata
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 114:54-8. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the occurence of anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (tTGA) in peripheral nerve disorders, and to correlate them with neurophysiologic findings and anti-glycolipid antibodies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anti-ganglioside antibodies and elevated CSF IgG levels in Guillain-Barré syndrome
    S Mata
    Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Science, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Neurol 13:153-60. 2006
    ..The possibility of an abnormal CSF concentration of immunoglobulins from serum through dysfunctional BCB or damaged nerve roots, and the role of serum anti-ganglioside reactivity in this process are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound thermal damage to rabbit corneas after simulated phacoemulsification
    Rita Mencucci
    Eye Clinic, Department of Oto Neuro Ophthalmological Surgical Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:2180-6. 2005
    ..To determine rabbit cornea thermal tolerance and evaluate the effects of ultrasound (US) on this tissue after applying defined US heat doses...
  13. ncbi request reprint Experimental study on the healing process following laser welding of the cornea
    Francesca Rossi
    Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Fisica Applicata, Firenze, Italy
    J Biomed Opt 10:024004. 2005
    ..No thermal damage of the welded stroma was detected, nor were there foreign body reactions or other inflammatory processes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Testosterone regulates RhoA/Rho-kinase signaling in two distinct animal models of chemical diabetes
    Linda Vignozzi
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, Center for Research, Transfer and High Education DENOthe, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 4:620-30; discussion 631-32. 2007
    ..The contractile RhoA/Rho-kinase (ROCK) signaling pathway is upregulated in penile tissue in animal models of experimental diabetes and has been proposed to contribute to diabetes-related erectile dysfunction (ED)...