Paola Palanza

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Affiliation: University of Parma
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Why human evolution should be a basic science for medicine and psychology students
    Paola Palanza
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Behavioral Biology, University of Parma, Viale delle Scienze 11A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Anthropol Sci 94:183-92. 2016
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of developmental exposure to bisphenol A on brain and behavior in mice
    Paola Palanza
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, University of Parma, Viale Usberti 11A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Environ Res 108:150-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint The effects of bisphenol A on emotional behavior depend upon the timing of exposure, age and gender in mice
    Laura Gioiosa
    Unit of Behavioral Biology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Viale delle Scienze 11 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Horm Behav 63:598-605. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Vulnerability to chronic subordination stress-induced depression-like disorders in adult 129SvEv male mice
    Harold Dadomo
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1461-71. 2011
  5. pmc Metabolic consequences and vulnerability to diet-induced obesity in male mice under chronic social stress
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e4331. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Psychosocial stress induces hyperphagia and exacerbates diet-induced insulin resistance and the manifestations of the Metabolic Syndrome
    Valentina Sanghez
    Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2933-42. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Developmental exposure to low-dose estrogenic endocrine disruptors alters sex differences in exploration and emotional responses in mice
    Laura Gioiosa
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Viale Usberti 11A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Horm Behav 52:307-16. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Sildenafil counteracts the inhibitory effect of social subordination on competitive aggression and sexual motivation in male mice
    Harold Dadomo
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, V le G P Usberti 11A, 43124 Parma, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 216:193-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Social factors and individual vulnerability to chronic stress exposure
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:67-81. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Increased vulnerability to psychosocial stress in heterozygous serotonin transporter knockout mice
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, Viale G P Usberti 11A, Parma, Italy
    Dis Model Mech 3:459-70. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Why human evolution should be a basic science for medicine and psychology students
    Paola Palanza
    Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Behavioral Biology, University of Parma, Viale delle Scienze 11A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Anthropol Sci 94:183-92. 2016
    ..Thus, because the study of human evolution offers a powerful framework for clinical practice and research, the curriculum studiorum of medical and psychology students should include evolutionary biology and human phylogeny. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of developmental exposure to bisphenol A on brain and behavior in mice
    Paola Palanza
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, University of Parma, Viale Usberti 11A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Environ Res 108:150-7. 2008
    ..These findings, together with those from other laboratories, are evidence of long-term consequences of maternal exposure to low-dose BPA at the level of neurobehavioral development...
  3. doi request reprint The effects of bisphenol A on emotional behavior depend upon the timing of exposure, age and gender in mice
    Laura Gioiosa
    Unit of Behavioral Biology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Viale delle Scienze 11 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Horm Behav 63:598-605. 2013
    ..Combined with previous research, our study provides further evidence of the potential risks that even low doses of EDCs may pose to humans, with fetuses and infants being highly vulnerable...
  4. doi request reprint Vulnerability to chronic subordination stress-induced depression-like disorders in adult 129SvEv male mice
    Harold Dadomo
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1461-71. 2011
    ..Results demonstrated remarkable stress vulnerability and establish the validity to use this mouse strain as a model for depression-like disorders...
  5. pmc Metabolic consequences and vulnerability to diet-induced obesity in male mice under chronic social stress
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e4331. 2009
    ..Overall this study demonstrates that pre-clinical animal models offer a suitable tool for the investigation of the metabolic consequences of chronic stress exposure and associated psychopathologies...
  6. doi request reprint Psychosocial stress induces hyperphagia and exacerbates diet-induced insulin resistance and the manifestations of the Metabolic Syndrome
    Valentina Sanghez
    Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2933-42. 2013
    ..Our results are reminiscent of the effect of the individual socioeconomic status on human health and provide an animal model to study the underlying molecular mechanisms. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Developmental exposure to low-dose estrogenic endocrine disruptors alters sex differences in exploration and emotional responses in mice
    Laura Gioiosa
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Viale Usberti 11A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Horm Behav 52:307-16. 2007
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  8. doi request reprint Sildenafil counteracts the inhibitory effect of social subordination on competitive aggression and sexual motivation in male mice
    Harold Dadomo
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, V le G P Usberti 11A, 43124 Parma, Italy
    Behav Brain Res 216:193-9. 2011
    ..Overall our data suggests that sildenafil could be acting in the central nervous system to modulate sexual and agonistic motivation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social factors and individual vulnerability to chronic stress exposure
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:67-81. 2005
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  10. doi request reprint Increased vulnerability to psychosocial stress in heterozygous serotonin transporter knockout mice
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, Viale G P Usberti 11A, Parma, Italy
    Dis Model Mech 3:459-70. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Personality traits and endocrine response as possible asymmetry factors of agonistic outcome in karate athletes
    Stefano Parmigiani
    Department of Evolutionary and Functional Biology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Aggress Behav 35:324-33. 2009
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  12. pmc Genomic characterization and transcriptional studies of the starch-utilizing strain Bifidobacterium adolescentis 22L
    Sabrina Duranti
    Laboratory of Probiogenomics, Department of Life Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:6080-90. 2014
    ..Such extracellular structures include so-called sortase-dependent and type IVb pili, which may be involved in gut colonization of 22L through adhesion to extracellular matrix proteins. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Chronic psychosocial stress-induced down-regulation of immunity depends upon individual factors
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Neuroimmunol 141:58-64. 2003
    ..RD and InD showed lower IgG while InS showed no immune alteration. In conclusion, loss of resources could be a key factor in determining individual vulnerability to stressful events...
  14. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and physiological characterization of male mice under chronic psychosocial stress
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:899-910. 2004
    ..Our model could, thus, be regarded as a valid model to investigate the biological basis of the individual differences in the response to stressful events...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chronic psychosocial stress down-regulates central cytokines mRNA
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11 A, 43100, Parma, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 62:173-8. 2003
    ..These findings may open new perspectives for understanding the pathophysiological basis of chronic stress-induced disorders...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chronic psychosocial stress persistently alters autonomic function and physical activity in mice
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11A, 43100, Parma, Italy
    Physiol Behav 80:57-67. 2003
    ..No correlation emerged between the acute and the long-term autonomic responses. These results highlight the existence of a sustained autonomic activation under chronic stress, which was also affected by mice social status...
  17. doi request reprint Elucidating the gut microbiome of ulcerative colitis: bifidobacteria as novel microbial biomarkers
    Sabrina Duranti
    Laboratory of Probiogenomics, Department of Life Sciences, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11A, 43124 Parma, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 92:. 2016
    ..These results highlight the importance of B. bifidum as a microbial biomarker for UC, revealing its role in protection against experimentally induced colitis. ..
  18. pmc Aggressive behaviour and physiological responses to pheromones are strongly impaired in mice deficient for the olfactory G-protein -subunit G8
    Giorgia Montani
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Italy
    J Physiol 591:3949-62. 2013
    ..This study defines a specific role for Gγ8 in maintenance of the neuronal population of the VNO and in the mechanisms of pheromonal signalling that involve the aggressive behaviour towards conspecifics...
  19. doi request reprint An efficient and reproducible method for transformation of genetically recalcitrant bifidobacteria
    Fausta Serafini
    Laboratory of Probiogenomics, Department of Genetics, Biology of Microorganisms, Anthropology and Evolution, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 333:146-52. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the transformation protocol was applied in order to design a PRL2010-derivative, which carries antibiotic resistance against chloramphenicol and which was used to monitor PRL2010 colonization in a murine model...
  20. pmc Perinatal exposure to endocrine disruptors: sex, timing and behavioral endpoints
    Paola Palanza
    Unit of Behavioral Biology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Viale delle Scienze 11 A, Parma 43100, Italy
    Curr Opin Behav Sci 7:69-75. 2016
    ..We review evidence from studies in rodents using dose levels relevant to human exposure. BPA alters behavior and eliminates or in some cases reverses sexually dimorphic behaviors observed in unexposed animals...
  21. doi request reprint Reduced NPY Y1 receptor hippocampal expression and signs of decreased vagal modulation of heart rate in mice
    Rosario Statello
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Italy
    Physiol Behav . 2016
    ..These findings suggest that reduced Y1R expression leads to a decrease in resting vagal modulation and heart rate variability, which, in turn, may determine a reduced cardiac autonomic responsiveness to acute stress challenges...
  22. ncbi request reprint Serotonin and aggressive behavior in rodents and nonhuman primates: predispositions and plasticity
    Pier Francesco Ferrari
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Parma, Via Volturno 39, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 526:259-73. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Age at group formation alters behavior and physiology in male but not female CD-1 mice
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11A, 43100, Italy
    Physiol Behav 82:425-34. 2004
    ..In conclusion, it is clear that mixing groups at different ages has profound effects on mouse behavior and physiology...
  24. ncbi request reprint D-amphetamine-related reinforcing effects are reduced in mice exposed prenatally to estrogenic endocrine disruptors
    Giovanni Laviola
    Section of Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299 I 00161 Roma, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 65:235-40. 2005
    ..These data confirm that exposure to weak environmental estrogens in the period of brain sexual differentiation can influence adult behavior...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine position has long-term influence on brain mu-opioid receptor density and behaviour in mice
    Sara Morley-Fletcher
    Section of Behavioural Pathophysiology, Labor F O S, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299 00161 Rome, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 28:386-400. 2003
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