Massimo Franceschi

Summary

Affiliation: Sesto San Giovanni
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc When Rey-Osterrieth's Complex Figure Becomes a Church: Prevalence and Correlates of Graphic Confabulations in Dementia
    Oriana Pelati
    Neurology Unit, IRCCS Multimedica, Castellanza
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra 1:372-80. 2011
  2. pmc Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 promoter polymorphism and plasma levels in alzheimer's disease
    Elisa Porcellini
    DIMES, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Via S, Giacomo 14, Bologna, 40126, Italy
    Immun Ageing 10:6. 2013
  3. pmc A Population-based study of dementia in the oldest old: the Monzino 80-plus study
    Ugo Lucca
    Laboratory of Geriatric Neuropsychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    BMC Neurol 11:54. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Visuospatial planning and problem solving in Alzheimer's disease patients: a study with the Tower of London Test
    Massimo Franceschi
    Neurology Department, IRCCS Multimedica, Castellanza, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:424-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Tower of London test: a comparison between conventional statistic approach and modelling based on artificial neural network in differentiating fronto-temporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease
    Massimo Franceschi
    Neurology Department, Multimedica Santa Maria, Castellanza, Italy
    Behav Neurol 24:149-58. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The frontal assessment battery does not differentiate frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease
    Stefania Castiglioni
    Neurology Department, Multimedica Santa Maria, Castellanza, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:125-31. 2006
  7. doi request reprint CSF metabolites in the differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease from frontal variant of frontotemporal dementia
    Francesca de Rino
    Department of Neurology, IRCCS Multimedica, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:973-7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Glucose metabolism and serotonin receptors in the frontotemporal lobe degeneration
    Massimo Franceschi
    Neurology Department, Santa Maria Clinic, Castellanza, Varese, Italy
    Ann Neurol 57:216-25. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of peripheral nervous system complications after major heart surgery
    Armando Gavazzi
    Department of Neurology, Multimedica Hospital Castellanza Va, Castellanza, Italy
    Neurol Sci 37:205-9. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Functional disability in early Alzheimer's disease - a validation study of the Italian version of the disability assessment for dementia scale
    Luc Pieter De Vreese
    Special Dementia Care Unit, Nursing Home Facility IX Gennaio, Modena, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:186-94. 2008

Collaborators

  • Paolo Caffarra
  • M Gallucci
  • Francesca Caso
  • Giancarlo Comi
  • I Appollonio
  • A Padovani
  • G Bottini
  • R Perri
  • D Perani
  • E Kalbe
  • Barbara Borroni
  • R Monastero
  • M Tabaton
  • Daniela Galimberti
  • V Isella
  • E Grossi
  • F Clerici
  • K Herholz
  • F Licastro
  • M Chiappelli
  • E Scarpini
  • A Pupi
  • Francesca de Rino
  • Elisa Porcellini
  • Oriana Pelati
  • Gianluigi Forloni
  • Armando Gavazzi
  • Marta Zuffi
  • Sara Batelli
  • Stefania Castiglioni
  • Diego Albani
  • Annamaria Confaloni
  • Ugo Lucca
  • Luc Pieter De Vreese
  • Francesca Prato
  • Davide Anchisi
  • Elena Calabrese
  • Maria Claudia Boveri
  • Anna Picozzi
  • Liana Terreni
  • Manuela Ianni
  • Ilaria Carbone
  • Filippo Martinelli-Boneschi
  • Matteo Zabeo
  • Gabriella Passerini
  • Giuseppe Magnani
  • Angela Recchia
  • Chiara Bertinotti
  • Mauro Tettamanti
  • Emma Riva
  • Mariateresa Garrì
  • Carlotta Franchi
  • Anna Biotti
  • Giancarlo Logroscino
  • Pietro Tiraboschi
  • Luca Pasina
  • Elena Gargantini
  • Alessandro Nobili
  • Ilaria Mossali
  • Marilena Maragna
  • Rita Savarè
  • Renata Cerutti
  • Letizia Polito
  • Ignazio Roiter
  • Franca Guerini
  • Noor Kalsheker
  • Marzia Govoni
  • Emanuela Tumini
  • Vladimiro Artuso
  • Maria Rita Piras
  • Kevin Morgan
  • Sally Chappell
  • Marzia Pesaresi
  • Amalia Bruni
  • Francesco Somalvico
  • Lorenza Marino
  • Tiziana Tentorio
  • Ferruccio Fazio
  • Olaf Lenz
  • Simon Weisenbach
  • Bettina Beuthien-Beumann
  • Stephano Cappa
  • Erik Salmon
  • Sandro Sorbi
  • Alessandra Marcone
  • Vjera Holthoff
  • Nasser Kerrouche
  • Paola Ortelli
  • Stephan Ludecke
  • Rüdiger Mielke

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc When Rey-Osterrieth's Complex Figure Becomes a Church: Prevalence and Correlates of Graphic Confabulations in Dementia
    Oriana Pelati
    Neurology Unit, IRCCS Multimedica, Castellanza
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra 1:372-80. 2011
    ..On the contrary, GC seems to be the result of a deficit in visual memory replaced by the semantic translation of isolated parts of the ROCF along with a source monitoring deficit...
  2. pmc Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 promoter polymorphism and plasma levels in alzheimer's disease
    Elisa Porcellini
    DIMES, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Via S, Giacomo 14, Bologna, 40126, Italy
    Immun Ageing 10:6. 2013
    ..MCP-1 plasma levels were also measured and correlated to the cognitive impairment (CIND) and AD risk...
  3. pmc A Population-based study of dementia in the oldest old: the Monzino 80-plus study
    Ugo Lucca
    Laboratory of Geriatric Neuropsychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    BMC Neurol 11:54. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Visuospatial planning and problem solving in Alzheimer's disease patients: a study with the Tower of London Test
    Massimo Franceschi
    Neurology Department, IRCCS Multimedica, Castellanza, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:424-8. 2007
    ..The Tower of London (ToL), a task specifically devised to test executive functions of visuospatial planning and problem solving, has frequently been used in neuropsychological experiments, but rarely in the clinical ground...
  5. doi request reprint Tower of London test: a comparison between conventional statistic approach and modelling based on artificial neural network in differentiating fronto-temporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease
    Massimo Franceschi
    Neurology Department, Multimedica Santa Maria, Castellanza, Italy
    Behav Neurol 24:149-58. 2011
    ..82. The use of hidden information contained in the different items of ToL and the non linear processing of the data through ANNs allows a high discrimination between FTD and AD in individual patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint The frontal assessment battery does not differentiate frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease
    Stefania Castiglioni
    Neurology Department, Multimedica Santa Maria, Castellanza, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:125-31. 2006
    ..The ability of the FAB to distinguish AD from FTD in mildly demented patients is less clearly assessed...
  7. doi request reprint CSF metabolites in the differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease from frontal variant of frontotemporal dementia
    Francesca de Rino
    Department of Neurology, IRCCS Multimedica, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:973-7. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that CSF metabolites may be the important tools in the early differential diagnosis between AD and fvFTD, albeit to be correlated with clinical, neuropsychological and bio imaging features...
  8. ncbi request reprint Glucose metabolism and serotonin receptors in the frontotemporal lobe degeneration
    Massimo Franceschi
    Neurology Department, Santa Maria Clinic, Castellanza, Varese, Italy
    Ann Neurol 57:216-25. 2005
    ..The serotoninergic system dysfunction provides a rationale for therapeutic trials with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of peripheral nervous system complications after major heart surgery
    Armando Gavazzi
    Department of Neurology, Multimedica Hospital Castellanza Va, Castellanza, Italy
    Neurol Sci 37:205-9. 2016
    ..Careful preoperative assessment and intraoperative management may reduce the risk of long-term PNS complications after cardiac surgery. ..
  10. doi request reprint Functional disability in early Alzheimer's disease - a validation study of the Italian version of the disability assessment for dementia scale
    Luc Pieter De Vreese
    Special Dementia Care Unit, Nursing Home Facility IX Gennaio, Modena, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:186-94. 2008
    ..To determine the applicability and psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Disability Assessment of Dementia scale (DAD-I) in a community-residing population with early-stage Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint A new promoter polymorphism in the alpha-1-antichymotrypsin gene is a disease modifier of Alzheimer's disease
    Federico Licastro
    Department of Experimental Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 26:449-53. 2005
    ..The ACT gene appears to influence the early clinical development of the disease, and the interaction of the ACT and APOE genes affects clinical progression of AD...
  12. ncbi request reprint VEGF gene and phenotype relation with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Martina Chiappelli
    Department of Experimental Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Rejuvenation Res 9:485-93. 2006
    ..In addition, the authors investigated whether patterns of association also were found for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and conversion from MCI to AD...
  13. ncbi request reprint The hydroxy-methyl-glutaryl CoA reductase promoter polymorphism is associated with Alzheimer's risk and cognitive deterioration
    Elisa Porcellini
    Department of Experimental Pathology, School of Medicine University of Bologna, Via San Giacomo 14, Bologna, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 416:66-70. 2007
    ..Present findings reinforce the notion that abnormal regulation of cholesterol metabolism is a key factor in the pathogenesis of the disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nicastrin gene in familial and sporadic Alzheimer's disease
    Annamaria Confaloni
    Laboratory of Metabolism, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 353:61-5. 2003
    ..We found some differences in the distribution of genotype alterations in the AD population compared to the controls. However, our data together with other evidence did not support the pathological role of missense mutation N417Y...
  15. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of brain glucose metabolism in mild cognitive impairment and clinical progression to Alzheimer disease
    Davide Anchisi
    Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Arch Neurol 62:1728-33. 2005
    ..Subjects with amnesic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) may include patients at high risk for progression to Alzheimer disease (AD) and a population with different underlying pathologic conditions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Presenilin-1 mutation E318G and familial Alzheimer's disease in the Italian population
    Diego Albani
    Department of Neuroscience, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 28:1682-8. 2007
    ..05, Mann-Whitney test) in the Abeta(1-42)/Abeta(1-40) ratio in PSEN-1 [E318G] carriers, suggesting a peculiar biochemical effect of this mutation...
  17. doi request reprint Early-onset Alzheimer disease in an Italian family with presenilin-1 double mutation E318G and G394V
    Sara Batelli
    Department of Neuroscience, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, Italy
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:184-7. 2008
    ..We did not find any modification of the A beta(1-42)/A beta(1-40) ratio, suggesting that this double mutation might be involved in early-onset AD etiopathogenesis by affecting a PSEN-1 function other than gamma-secretase activity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Age-related quantitative and qualitative changes in decision making ability
    Valeria Isella
    Neuropsychology Unit, Neurology Section, S Gerardo Hospital, Department of Neuroscience, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Behav Neurol 19:59-63. 2008
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Protein misfolding in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease: genetics and molecular mechanisms
    Gianluigi Forloni
    Department of Neuroscience, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Neurobiol Aging 23:957-76. 2002
    ..We also reported data obtained with synthetic peptides and other experimental models, for evaluation of the pathogenic role of mutations in terms of protein misfolding...