Laura Baroncelli

Summary

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 Early IGF-1 primes visual cortex maturation and accelerates developmental switch between NKCC1 and KCC2 chloride transporters in enriched animals
    Laura Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56124, Pisa, Italy Electronic address
    Neuropharmacology 113:167-177. 2017
  3. doi request reprint A mouse model for creatine transporter deficiency reveals early onset cognitive impairment and neuropathology associated with brain aging
    Laura Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience, National Research Council CNR, Pisa, Italy
    Hum Mol Genet 25:4186-4200. 2016
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Enriched experience and recovery from amblyopia in adult rats: impact of motor, social and sensory components
    Laura Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience CNR, Pisa I 56100, Italy
    Neuropharmacology 62:2388-97. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Fluoxetine in adulthood normalizes GABA release and rescues hippocampal synaptic plasticity and spatial memory in a mouse model of Down syndrome
    Tatjana Begenisic
    Institute of Neuroscience CNR, Pisa I 56100, Italy
    Neurobiol Dis 63:12-9. 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications15

  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 Early IGF-1 primes visual cortex maturation and accelerates developmental switch between NKCC1 and KCC2 chloride transporters in enriched animals
    Laura Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience CNR, Via Moruzzi 1, I 56124, Pisa, Italy Electronic address
    Neuropharmacology 113:167-177. 2017
    ..In addition, early IGF-1 promoted a later occurring increase in its own expression, suggesting a priming effect of early IGF-1 in driving post-weaning cortical maturation...
  3. doi request reprint A mouse model for creatine transporter deficiency reveals early onset cognitive impairment and neuropathology associated with brain aging
    Laura Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience, National Research Council CNR, Pisa, Italy
    Hum Mol Genet 25:4186-4200. 2016
    ..Our data suggest that brain Cr depletion causes both early intellectual disability and late progressive cognitive decline, and identify novel targets to design intervention strategies aimed at overcoming brain CCDS1 alterations...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Enriched experience and recovery from amblyopia in adult rats: impact of motor, social and sensory components
    Laura Baroncelli
    Institute of Neuroscience CNR, Pisa I 56100, Italy
    Neuropharmacology 62:2388-97. 2012
    ..These findings could have a bearing in orienting clinical research in the field of amblyopia therapy...
  7. doi request reprint Fluoxetine in adulthood normalizes GABA release and rescues hippocampal synaptic plasticity and spatial memory in a mouse model of Down syndrome
    Tatjana Begenisic
    Institute of Neuroscience CNR, Pisa I 56100, Italy
    Neurobiol Dis 63:12-9. 2014
    ..Our findings might encourage new experimental attempts aimed at investigating the potential of fluoxetine for application in the treatment of major functional deficits in adult people with DS. ..
  8. 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. ..
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Experience Affects Critical Period Plasticity in the Visual Cortex through an Epigenetic Regulation of Histone Post-Translational Modifications
    Laura Baroncelli
    Neuroscience Institute, National Research Council, I 56124 Pisa, Italy
    J Neurosci 36:3430-40. 2016
    ..These findings demonstrate a critical involvement of the epigenetic machinery as a mediator of visual cortex developmental plasticity and of the impact of EE on OD plasticity...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiology of glioma: a Rho GTPase-activating protein reduces tumor growth and spares neuron structure and function
    Eleonora Vannini
    CNR Neuroscience Institute, Pisa, Italy E V, F O, L B, M C, Mat C CNR Cellular Biology and Neurobiology Institute, Rome, Italy S M, M A T Fondazione Pisana per la Scienza, Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics, Pisa, Italy E L d G, L M Institut für Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Freiburg, Germany G S Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy A F, C F Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy M C, Mat C
    Neuro Oncol 18:1634-1643. 2016
    ..We also investigated whether this toxin spares neuron structure and function in peritumoral areas...