Laura Baroncelli

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Experience-dependent reactivation of ocular dominance plasticity in the adult visual cortex
    Laura Baroncelli
    CNR Neuroscience Institute, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Exp Neurol 226:100-9. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Visual depth perception in normal and deprived rats: effects of environmental enrichment
    L Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience, CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Neuroscience 236:313-9. 2013
  3. pmc Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) mediates the effects of enriched environment (EE) on visual cortical development
    Francesca Ciucci
    Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 2:e475. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Food restriction enhances visual cortex plasticity in adulthood
    Maria Spolidoro
    Institute of Neuroscience, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Nat Commun 2:320. 2011
  5. doi request reprint A rich environmental experience reactivates visual cortex plasticity in aged rats
    Manuela Scali
    CNR Neuroscience Institute, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Exp Gerontol 47:337-41. 2012
  6. pmc Brain plasticity and disease: a matter of inhibition
    Laura Baroncelli
    National Research Council CNR, Neuroscience Institute, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Neural Plast 2011:286073. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Enriched early life experiences reduce adult anxiety-like behavior in rats: a role for insulin-like growth factor 1
    Sara Baldini
    Laboratory of Neurobiology, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
    J Neurosci 33:11715-23. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Massage accelerates brain development and the maturation of visual function
    Andrea Guzzetta
    Department of Developmental Neuroscience, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Stella Maris, I 56128 Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Neurosci 29:6042-51. 2009
  9. pmc New perspectives in amblyopia therapy on adults: a critical role for the excitatory/inhibitory balance
    Laura Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience, National Research Council Pisa, Italy
    Front Cell Neurosci 5:25. 2011

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Experience-dependent reactivation of ocular dominance plasticity in the adult visual cortex
    Laura Baroncelli
    CNR Neuroscience Institute, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Exp Neurol 226:100-9. 2010
    ..The non-invasive nature of EE makes this paradigm particularly eligible for clinical application...
  2. doi request reprint Visual depth perception in normal and deprived rats: effects of environmental enrichment
    L Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience, CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Neuroscience 236:313-9. 2013
    ..Our results encourage efforts in the clinical application of paradigms based on EE as an intervention strategy for treating amblyopia in adulthood...
  3. pmc Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) mediates the effects of enriched environment (EE) on visual cortical development
    Francesca Ciucci
    Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 2:e475. 2007
    ..This suggests that IGF-1 action in mediating EE effects could be exerted through the modulation of intracortical inhibitory circuitry and PNN development...
  4. doi request reprint Food restriction enhances visual cortex plasticity in adulthood
    Maria Spolidoro
    Institute of Neuroscience, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Nat Commun 2:320. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that food restriction could be investigated as a potential way of modulating plasticity...
  5. doi request reprint A rich environmental experience reactivates visual cortex plasticity in aged rats
    Manuela Scali
    CNR Neuroscience Institute, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Exp Gerontol 47:337-41. 2012
    ..A marked reduction in intracortical GABAergic inhibition and a remodeling of extracellular matrix accompany this effect. The non-invasive nature of EE makes this paradigm eligible for human application...
  6. pmc Brain plasticity and disease: a matter of inhibition
    Laura Baroncelli
    National Research Council CNR, Neuroscience Institute, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Neural Plast 2011:286073. 2011
    ..This paper summarizes recent findings showing that the inhibition-excitation balance controls adult brain plasticity and is at the core of the pathogenesis of neurodevelopmental disorders like autism, Down syndrome, and Rett syndrome...
  7. doi request reprint Enriched early life experiences reduce adult anxiety-like behavior in rats: a role for insulin-like growth factor 1
    Sara Baldini
    Laboratory of Neurobiology, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
    J Neurosci 33:11715-23. 2013
    ..These results suggest that IGF-1 could be involved in mediating the long-lasting effects of early life experiences on vulnerability/resilience to stress in adults. ..
  8. doi request reprint Massage accelerates brain development and the maturation of visual function
    Andrea Guzzetta
    Department of Developmental Neuroscience, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Stella Maris, I 56128 Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
    J Neurosci 29:6042-51. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that massage has an influence on brain development and in particular on visual development and suggest that its effects are mediated by specific endogenous factors such as IGF-1...
  9. pmc New perspectives in amblyopia therapy on adults: a critical role for the excitatory/inhibitory balance
    Laura Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience, National Research Council Pisa, Italy
    Front Cell Neurosci 5:25. 2011
    ..These studies point toward the intracortical inhibitory transmission as a crucial brake for therapeutic rehabilitation and recovery from amblyopia in the adult brain...