Online, April 16th, 2019

_5ecZ4HC_400x400Our recent review has been selected from _Trends in Neurosciences_ to be a part of  Cell Press recent special collection on personalized medicine!





Bruxelles,February 12th, 2019

Marie Sklodowska Curie ActionsDr. Alberto Granzotto, a post-doctoral fellow of the Molecular Neurology Lab, was awarded a Marie-Sklodowska Curie Fellowship. Congratulations!





Chieti, December 11th, 2018
Professor Stefano Sensi was invited as expert to talk about Alzheimer’s disease in the local TV broadcaster Rete8.

Online, November 10th, 2018







Online, November 7th, 2018

alz-notagline-logo-ogmetaimageThe Alzheimer’s Association, the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research, has awarded the Molecular Neurology Unit a $ 750.000 research grant. Only 23 research proposals have been awarded worldwide.

The 3-year study is set to investigate the effects of zinc supplementation in a cohort of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) individuals showing altered levels of copper in the blood.

The project will be jointly conducted by the Molecular Neurology Lab (lead by Stefano L. Sensi), the IRCSS “Centro San Giovanni di Dio” (Rosanna Squitti), the Neurology Unit of the Fatebenefratelli Hospital (Emanuele Cassetta), the Humanitas IRCSS (Alberto Albanese), and the Neurology Unit of the University of Brescia (Barbara Borroni).


Online, November 2nd, 2018

JAD blogJust posted online, on the Journal of Alzhieme’s Disease (JAD) Editor’s blog, prof. Sensi point of view on the long road to fight AD. Find the full post here.




Pescara, February 11th, 2018

WhatsApp Image 2018-02-11 at 10.59.52After “Corriere della Sera” another italian newspaper, “Il Messaggero”, covers our latest research on the pro-cognitive effects of Exenatide.  The article also acknowledges our efforts in fighting dementia.




Milan, January 21nd, 2018

CapturecorriereOur latest research on Exenatide, an antidiabetic drug, has been covered in the italian newspaper “Corriere della Sera”.

Find the whole article by Ceasre Pennisi here.



Rome, August 31st, 2016

Prof. Stefano Sensi speaks to the italian newspaper “La Repubblica” about aducanumab, the novel amyloid-targeted antibody recently tested and that showed promising in a small clinical trial.

Find the whole article here.

Find here the original aducanumab paper published on Nature.


Chieti, August 27th, 2016


They are talking about us. An article appeared on the web news portal ChietiToday reports that our lab won a € grant founded by the Italian Minister of Health.

Find out more here.


Rome, April 5th, 2016

CaptureAn interview to Prof. Stefano Sensi has been published on the italian newspaper “La Repubblica”, along with a synoptic overview of our future and current research projects in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Find the whole three-pages interview here, here, and here.



London, March 2nd, 2016


An interview to Prof. Stefano Sensi has been published on Nature.

Prof. Sensi discusses on the role of smart drugs as cognitive enhancer and their potential therapeutic value in aging and disease.

Find the whole article here.



Chieti, February 17th, 2016


They are talking about us.

Find more here.




Chieti, September 21st, 2015

min_saluteOur project titled: “Effects of multimodal training on cognition, biomarkers, rs-fMRI and brain structural integrity in MCI patients” has been funded by Ricerca Finalizzata 2013 Grant with over € 360.000. Our is one of the 69 projects (among 2000 submitted) to be funded this year.

More details here.



Chieti, August 27th, 2015

CatturafbOur latest researches have been cited by the italian newspaper “La Repubblica”.

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Chieti, July 1st, 2015

CaptureOur latest research on the role of BDNF on left hippocampus-amygdala complex structural modifications has been chosen as cover for the 7th issue of the “Brain and Behavior” journal.

The paper can be found here.



Rome, March 23rd, 2013


Our recent work that employed a cognitive training (aka cognitive gym) on elderly individuals has been reported on the current edition of the Italian newspaper “Il Messaggero”.

The whole article can be downloaded here.



Rome, March 14th, 2013

CaptureOne of our latest research project has been reported in the current edition of the Italian weekly magazine “L’Espresso”.

You can find the whole article here.