Title of project or programme

Neuroscience: molecular basis and clinical applications. 2

Principal Investigators of project/programme grant
Title Forname Surname Institution Country
Dr Annalisa Pinna Neuroscience Institute, CNR; Cagliari Italy
 Dr  Catia  Sorgato Neuroscience Institute, CNR, and University of Padua, Padua  Italy
 Dr  Michela  Matteoli Neuroscience Institute, CNR, Milan amyloid, environment, epidemiology, signal transduction, imaging, synapse, mutation, risk factor, aging, cell biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, acetylcholine
 Dr  Maria Vincenza  Catania Institute of Neurological Sciences, CNR, Catania  Italy
 Prof  Tullio  Pozzan Neuroscience Institute, CNR, Padua  Italy
 Dr  Claudia  Verderio Neuroscience Institute, Cnr, and University of Milan  Italy
Address of institution of lead PI
Institution Enrica Strettoi, Italian National Research Council, CNR
Street Address Neuroscience Institute, Area della Ricerca, Via moruzzi 1
City Pisa
Postcode 56124


Source of funding information

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

Total sum awarded (Euro)


Start date of award


Total duration of award in months


The project/programme is most relevant to
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general

drug, animal model, adenosine, amyloid, synapse, cell biology, biochemistry, calcium,imaging, glia, presenilins

Research abstract in English
Lay summary

The Neuroscience Program of the Italian CNR comprises numerous lines of research headed by investigators of 10 different Institutes located all over the Country. Several laboratories carry on studies on Alzheimer, Parkinson, Huntington and prion disease and other disorders of the CNS. Methods of study range from molecular techniques to epidemiological approaches.

Types: Investments > €500k
Member States: Italy
Diseases: Neurodegenerative disease in general
Years: 2011
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