Anna Bersano

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Next generation sequencing for systematic assessment of genetics of small-vessel disease and lacunar stroke
    Anna Bersano
    Department of Emergency Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino National Neurological Institute Foundation, Pavia, Italy Cerebrovascular Unit, IRCCS Foundation Neurological Institute C Besta, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 24:759-65. 2015
  2. pmc Anti-MuSK-Positive Myasthenia Gravis in a Patient with Parkinsonism and Cognitive Impairment
    S Lanfranconi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Dino Ferrari Centre, University of Milan, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Res Int 2011:859802. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Neurological features of Fabry disease: clinical, pathophysiological aspects and therapy
    A Bersano
    Department of Emergency Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 126:77-97. 2012
  4. pmc Lombardia GENS: a collaborative registry for monogenic diseases associated with stroke
    Anna Bersano
    Maggiore Policlinico Hospital, IRCCS, University of Milan, Italy
    Funct Neurol 27:107-17. 2012
  5. pmc Considerations on a mutation in the NOTCH3 gene sparing a cysteine residue: a rare polymorphism rather than a CADASIL variant
    Anna Bersano
    Emergency Unit, C Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 27:247-52. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular basis of young ischemic stroke
    Anna Bersano
    UO Malattie Cerebrovascolari, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico C Besta, Via Celoria 23, 20135, Milano, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 20:3818-39. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint The genetics of small-vessel disease
    A Bersano
    Department of Emergency Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino National Neurological Institute Foundation, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 19:4124-41. 2012
  8. pmc POLG1 mutations and stroke like episodes: a distinct clinical entity rather than an atypical MELAS syndrome
    Antonella Cheldi
    Neurological Unit, Ospedale di Desio, Azienda Ospedaliera di Desio Vimercate, Monza, Italy
    BMC Neurol 13:8. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical studies in stem cells transplantation for stroke: a review
    Anna Bersano
    Department of Neurological Sciences Neurology Unit, Milan University, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 8:29-34. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Inclusion body myopathy and frontotemporal dementia caused by a novel VCP mutation
    Anna Bersano
    Dino Ferrari Centre, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, IRCCS Foundation Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 30:752-8. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Next generation sequencing for systematic assessment of genetics of small-vessel disease and lacunar stroke
    Anna Bersano
    Department of Emergency Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino National Neurological Institute Foundation, Pavia, Italy Cerebrovascular Unit, IRCCS Foundation Neurological Institute C Besta, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 24:759-65. 2015
    ..SVE-LA (Small Vessel and Lacunar) project is a multicenter prospective Lombardia region study aimed at applying innovative genetic technologies and accurate patient phenotyping to discover the genetic basis of SVD...
  2. pmc Anti-MuSK-Positive Myasthenia Gravis in a Patient with Parkinsonism and Cognitive Impairment
    S Lanfranconi
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Dino Ferrari Centre, University of Milan, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Res Int 2011:859802. 2011
    ..The pattern of involvement of both peripheral and central nervous system dysfunction might suggest a common pathogenic mechanism, involving impaired cholinergic transmission...
  3. doi request reprint Neurological features of Fabry disease: clinical, pathophysiological aspects and therapy
    A Bersano
    Department of Emergency Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Acta Neurol Scand 126:77-97. 2012
    ..This review focuses on central and peripheral nervous system involving available diagnostic tools and diagnostic work up in Fabry disease. It also covers the most recent evidence regarding enzyme replacement therapy...
  4. pmc Lombardia GENS: a collaborative registry for monogenic diseases associated with stroke
    Anna Bersano
    Maggiore Policlinico Hospital, IRCCS, University of Milan, Italy
    Funct Neurol 27:107-17. 2012
    ..This will allow evaluation of the regional burden and better phenotype characterization of monogenic diseases associated with stroke...
  5. pmc Considerations on a mutation in the NOTCH3 gene sparing a cysteine residue: a rare polymorphism rather than a CADASIL variant
    Anna Bersano
    Emergency Unit, C Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 27:247-52. 2012
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  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular basis of young ischemic stroke
    Anna Bersano
    UO Malattie Cerebrovascolari, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico C Besta, Via Celoria 23, 20135, Milano, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 20:3818-39. 2013
    ..Since stroke is a potentially preventable disease, the identification of genes associated with young stroke may promote novel prevention strategies and allow the identification of therapeutic disease targets. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint The genetics of small-vessel disease
    A Bersano
    Department of Emergency Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino National Neurological Institute Foundation, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 19:4124-41. 2012
    ..Large collaborative efforts and robust replication, as well as implementation of new genetic approaches, are necessary to identify genetic susceptibility factors for complex SVD...
  8. pmc POLG1 mutations and stroke like episodes: a distinct clinical entity rather than an atypical MELAS syndrome
    Antonella Cheldi
    Neurological Unit, Ospedale di Desio, Azienda Ospedaliera di Desio Vimercate, Monza, Italy
    BMC Neurol 13:8. 2013
    ..However given several clinical differences it is unknown whether POLG1 mutations are possible causes of MELAS or give raise to a distinct clinical and genetic entity, named POLG1-associated encephalopathy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical studies in stem cells transplantation for stroke: a review
    Anna Bersano
    Department of Neurological Sciences Neurology Unit, Milan University, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 8:29-34. 2010
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  10. ncbi request reprint Inclusion body myopathy and frontotemporal dementia caused by a novel VCP mutation
    Anna Bersano
    Dino Ferrari Centre, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, IRCCS Foundation Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 30:752-8. 2009
    ..These findings suggest VCP gene investigation even in apparently sporadic cases...
  11. doi request reprint Intracerebral haemorrhage, a possible presentation in Churg-Strauss syndrome: case report and review of the literature
    Niccolò E Mencacci
    Department of Neurology and Laboratory of Neuroscience, Dino Ferrari Centre, UniversitĂ  degli Studi di Milano IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 301:107-11. 2011
    ..Our case points out that intracerebral haemorrhage can be, despite rare, a presenting feature of CSS. Previously reported patients affected by cerebral haemorrhage and CSS are summarized and briefly reviewed...
  12. doi request reprint Telephone audit for monitoring stroke unit facilities: a post hoc analysis from PROSIT study
    Livia Candelise
    Department of Neurological Science, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 24:196-200. 2015
    ..This study is aimed at establishing whether the telephone administration of the PROject of Stroke unIt ITaly (PROSIT) audit questionnaire is reliable compared with direct face-to-face interview...
  13. pmc 19q13.11 cryptic deletion: description of two new cases and indication for a role of WTIP haploinsufficiency in hypospadias
    Simone Gana
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Medical Genetics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:852-6. 2012
    ..11 deletion syndrome. In addition, we hypothesized WTIP gene haploinsufficiency as responsible for hypospadias...
  14. doi request reprint Aphasic and visual aura with increased vasogenic leakage: an atypical migrainosus status
    Silvia Lanfranconi
    Dino Ferrari Centre, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, IRCCS Foundation Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 285:227-9. 2009
    ..In migraine with prolonged aura hyperperfusion with vasogenic edema might explain cortical function impairment and contribute to neurological deficits...
  15. doi request reprint NOTCH3 gene mutations in subjects clinically suspected of CADASIL
    Lorena Mosca
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Medical Genetics, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 307:144-8. 2011
    ..Identification of pathogenic mutation is important for diagnostic confirmation of the disease, however genetic counselling and testing of relatives at risk is critical in mutation carriers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Stroke-unit care for acute stroke patients: an observational follow-up study
    Livia Candelise
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico IRCCS, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Lancet 369:299-305. 2007
    ..However, evidence that patients with acute stroke benefit from stroke-unit care is scarce. Our aim was to determine whether admission to a stroke unit, rather than a conventional ward, affected the outcome of patients with acute stroke...
  17. doi request reprint Research Progresses in Understanding the Pathophysiology of Moyamoya Disease
    Anna Bersano
    Cerebrovascular Disease Unit, IRCCS Foundation C Besta, Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy
    Cerebrovasc Dis 41:105-18. 2016
    ..Recently, RNF213 gene was shown to be strongly associated with MMD occurrence with a founder effect in East Asian patients. However, the mechanisms leading from RNF213 mutations to MMD clinical features are still unknown...
  18. pmc Safe and Reproducible Preparation of Functional Dendritic Cells for Immunotherapy in Glioblastoma Patients
    Sara Nava
    Cell Therapy Production Unit, Laboratory of Cellular Neurobiology, Cerebrovascular Unit, and Unit of Molecular Neuro Oncology, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
    Stem Cells Transl Med 4:1164-72. 2015
    ..These results demonstrated that our protocol for DC preparation is highly reproducible and permits generation of large numbers of safe and functional DCs for in vivo use in immunotherapy approaches...
  19. pmc R583Q CACNA1A variant in SHM1 and ataxia: case report and literature update
    Andrea Di Cristofori
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Headache Pain 13:419-23. 2012
    ..Given the therapeutic opportunities, SHM/FHM1 should be considered in differential diagnosis of patients with cerebellar ataxia and migraine with aura...