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  • Sensi SL, Granzotto A, Siotto M, Squitti R. Copper and Zinc Dysregulation in Alzheimer’s Disease. Trends Pharmacol Sci. pii: S0165-6147(18)30179-2. doi: 10.1016/
  • Brem AK, Sensi SL. Towards Combinatorial Approaches for Preserving Cognitive Fitness in Aging. Trends Neurosci. pii: S0166-2236(18)30255-8. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2018.09.009.
  • Sensi SL. Alzheimer’s Disease, time to turn the tide. Aging (Albany NY). 10(10):2537-2538. doi: 10.18632/aging.101581
  • Mosca A, Sperduti S, Pop V, Ciavardelli D, Stuppia L, Gatta V, Assogna F, Banaj N, Piras F, Piras F, Caltagirone C, Spalletta G, Sensi SL. Influence of APOE and RNF219 on Behavioural and Cognitive Features of Female Patients Affected by Mild Cognitive Impairment or Alzheimer’s Disease. Front Aging Neurosci. 10, 92
  • Delli Pizzi S, Punzi M, Sensi SL. Functional signature of conversion in Mild Cognitive Impairment patients. bioRxiv, 290783
  • Frazzini V, Granzotto A, Bomba M, Massetti N, Castelli V, d’Aurora M, Punzi M, Iorio M, Mosca A, Delli Pizzi S, Gatta V, Cimini A, Sensi SL. The pharmacological perturbation of brain zinc impairs BDNF-related signalling and the cognitive performances of young mice. Sci Rep. 8(1):9768. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28083-9.


  • Bomba M, Granzotto A, Castelli V, Massetti N, Silvestri E, Canzoniero LMT, Cimini A, Sensi SL. Exenatide exerts cognitive effects by modulating the BDNF-TrkB neurotrophic axis in adult mice. Neurobiol Aging.
  • Padovani A Bonanni L, Cagnin A, Agosta F, Babiloni C, Borroni B, Bozzali M, Bruni AC, Filippi M, Galimberti D, Monastero R, Muscio C, Parnetti L, Perani D, Serra L, Silani V, Tiraboschi P, DLB-SINdem study group.The Italian dementia with Lewy bodies study group (DLB-SINdem): toward a standardization of clinical procedures and multicenter cohort studies design. Neurol Sci. 38, 83-91
  • Punzi M, Gili T, Petrosini L, Caltagirone C, Spalletta G, Sensi SL. Modafinil-Induced Changes in Functional Connectivity in the Cortex and Cerebellum of Healthy Elderly Subjects. Front Aging Neurosci. 30;9:85. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00085
  • Guo CG, Lai S,Wu C, et al. ADN Initiative. Conversion Discriminative Analysis on Mild Cognitive Impairment Using Multiple Cortical Features from MR Images. Front Aging Neurosci. 9 doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00146


  • Ciavardelli D, Piras F, Consalvo A, Rossi C, Zucchelli M, Di Ilio C, Frazzini V, Caltagirone C, Spalletta G, Sensi SL. Medium-chain plasma acylcarnitines, ketone levels, cognition, and gray matter volumes in healthy elderly, mildly cognitively impaired or Alzheimer’s disease subjects. Neurobiol Aging. 43:1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.03.005.
  • Frazzini V, Guarnieri S, Bomba M, Navarra R, Morabito C, Mariggiò MA, Sensi SL. Altered Kv2.1 functioning promotes increased excitability in hippocampal neurons of an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model. Cell Death Dis. 7:e2100 doi: 10.1038/cddis.2016.18.


  • Manna A, Piras F, Caltagirone C, Bossù P, Sensi SL, Spalletta G. Left hippocampus/amygdala complex macro- and microstructural variation is associated with BDNF plasma levels in healthy elderly individuals. Brain Behav. 5(7):e00334. doi: 10.1002/brb3.334.
  • Granzotto A, Sensi SL. Intracellular zinc is a critical intermediate in the excitotoxic cascade. Neurobiol Dis. doi:10.1016/j.nbd.2015.04.010.


  • Isopi E, Granzotto A, Corona C, et al. Pyruvate prevents the development of age-dependent cognitive deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease without reducing amyloid and tau pathology. Neurobiol Dis. doi:10.1016/j.nbd.2014.11.013.
  • Cantanelli P, Sperduti S, Ciavardelli D, Stuppia L, Gatta V, Sensi SL. Age-Dependent Modifications of AMPA Receptor Subunit Expression Levels and Related Cognitive Effects in 3xTg-AD Mice. Front Aging Neurosci. 6:200. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2014.00200.
  • Cera N, Tartaro A, Sensi SL. Modafinil alters intrinsic functional connectivity of the right posterior insula: a pharmacological resting state fMRI study. PLoS One. 9(9):e107145. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107145.
  • Gatta V, D’Aurora M, Granzotto A, Stuppia L, Sensi SL. Early and sustained altered expression of aging-related genes in young 3xTg-AD mice. Cell Death Dis. 5:e1054. doi:10.1038/cddis.2014.11.
  • Pieramico V, Esposito R, Cesinaro S, Frazzini V, Sensi SL. Effects of non-pharmacological or pharmacological interventions on cognition and brain plasticity of aging individuals. Front Syst Neurosci. 8:153. doi:10.3389/fnsys.2014.00153.