Affiliation: University of Milan
- A neuron-glia signalling network in the active brainP Bezzi
Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Centre of Excellence for Neurodegenerative Disorders, University of Milan, Via Balzaretti 9, 20133, Milan, Italy
Curr Opin Neurobiol 11:387-94. 2001..Recent insights suggest that the active brain should no longer be regarded as a circuitry of neuronal contacts, but as an integrated network of interactive neurons and glia...
- Synaptic transmission with the gliaS Vesce
Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Via Balzaretti 9-20133, Milan, Italy
News Physiol Sci 16:178-84. 2001..However, a wave of new findings indicates that glial cells, formerly considered mere supporters and subordinate to neurons, participate actively in synaptic integration and processing of information in the brain...
- CXCR4-activated astrocyte glutamate release via TNFalpha: amplification by microglia triggers neurotoxicityP Bezzi
Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Center for Excellence on Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Milan, Via Balzaretti, 9, 20133 Milan, Italy
Nat Neurosci 4:702-10. 2001..Our results identify a new pathway for glia-glia and glia-neuron communication that is relevant to both normal brain function and neurodegenerative diseases...