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STEM CELL BIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES  

The lab works on Huntington's Disease (HD) in order to identify the pathways affected by the disease mutation as well as the function and evolution of the normal HD gene and novel stem cell based strategies for disease modelling and experimental transplantation.


Website: http://www.cattaneolab.it/



 Elena Cattaneo

Full Professor in Pharmacology


Email: cattaneooffice@unimi.it

Phones: +39 02 503 25842

Address: Padiglione Invernizzi, IV piano ala A, Via Francesco Sforza

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Thesis available: >>>

External links:Scopus

Main topics of the group:

  • Stem Cells as a model of the developing human striatum in Huntington's Disease
  • Pathogenesis and evolution of Huntington gene

 



 Chiara Zuccato
 
Associate Professor in Pharmacology


Email: chiara.zuccato@unimi.it

Phones: +39 02 503 25839

Address: Padiglione Invernizzi, IV piano ala A, Via Francesco Sforza

Website: >>>

Thesis available: >>>

External links:Scopus

Main topics of the group:

  • Function of Huntington Gene
  • Dysfunction of cortico-striatal synapse in Huntington's Disease: the role of ADAM10

 



 Marta Valenza
 

Assistant Professor in Pharmacology


Email: marta.valenza@unimi.it

Phones: +39 02 503 25846

Address: Padiglione Invernizzi, IV piano ala A, Via Francesco Sforza

Website: >>>

Thesis available: >>>

Main topics of the group: Brain Cholesterol in Huntington's Disease

 

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