Pubblicazioni Scientifiche


  1. Alaimo F., Tosto B., Vadalà M.
    Thinking about ophthalmology in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic
    (2020) EuroMediterranean Biomedical Journal, 15 (37), pp. 152-156.
  1. Alfano M., Lenzitti B., Lo Bosco G., Muriana C., Piazza, T., Vizzini G.
    Design, development and validation of a system for automatic help to medical text understanding
    (2020) International Journal of Medical Informatics, 138, art. no. 104109.
  1. Amato D., Lo Bosco G., Rizzo R.
    CORENup: A combination of convolutional and recurrent deep neural networks for nucleosome positioning identification
    (2020) BMC Bioinformatics, 21, art. no. 326.
  1. Angileri F., Legare S., Marino Gammazza A., Conway de Macario E., Macario A.J.L., Cappello, F.
    Molecular mimicry may explain multi-organ damage in COVID-19
    (2020) Autoimmunity Reviews, 19 (8), art. no. 102591.
  1. Angileri F., Légaré S., Marino Gammazza A., Conway de Macario E., Macario A.J.L., Cappello, F.
    Is molecular mimicry the culprit in the autoimmune haemolytic anaemia affecting patients with COVID-19? (2020) British Journal of Haematology, 190 (2), pp. e92-e93.
  1. Antona V., Scalia F., Giorgio E., Radio F.C., Brusco A., Oliveri M., Corsello G., Lo Celso F., Vadalà, M., Conway de Macario E., Macario A.J.L., Cappello F., Giuffrè, M.
    A novel cct5 missense variant associated with early onset motor neuropathy
    (2020) International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21 (20), art. no. 7631, pp. 1-12.
  1. Antonioni A., Dimauro I., Fantini C., Barone R., Macaluso F., Di Felice V., Caporossi, D.
    αB-crystallin response to a pro-oxidant non-cytotoxic environment in murine cardiac cells: An “in vitro” and “in vivo” study (2020) Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 152, pp. 301-312.
  1. Basset CA, Cappello F., Rappa F., Jurjus AA, Conway de Macario E, Macario A.J.L., Leone A.
    “Chaperonin Hsp60 and cancer therapies.” In “Heat shock proteins and cancer therapies,” edited by Alexzander A. A. Asea and Dr. Punit Kaur. Volume 21 of the Book Series “Heat Shock Proteins,” edited by Alexzander A. A. Asea and Stuart K. Calderwood, and published by Springer Nature Publishers (Dordrecht, Netherlands), First Online: 23 July 2020; DOI;
  1. Basset C.A., Cappello F., Rappa F., Lentini V.L., Jurjus A.R., Conway de Macario E., Macario A.J.L., Leone A.
    Molecular chaperones in tumors of salivary glands
    (2020) Journal of Molecular Histology, 51 (2), pp. 109-115.
  1. Burgio S., Noori L., Marino Gammazza A., Campanella C., Logozzi M., Fais S., Bucchieri F., Cappello F., Caruso Bavisotto C.,
    Extracellular vesicles-based drug delivery systems: A new challenge and the exemplum of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    (2020) International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21 (15), art. no. 5432, pp. 1-29.
  1. Cappello F, Marino Gammazza A, Dieli F, Conway de Macario E., Macario AJL.
    “Does COVID-19 trigger stress-induced molecular mimicry pathogenic phenomena? A hypothesis.” J. Clin. Med.
    2020, 9, 2038; doi:10.3390/jcm9072038.
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  1. Caruso Bavisotto C., Alberti G., Vitale A.M., Paladino L., Campanella C., Rappa F., Gorska M., Conway de Macario E., Cappello F., Macario A.J.L., Marino Gammazza A.
    Hsp60 Post-translational Modifications: Functional and Pathological Consequences
    (2020) Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, 7, art. no. 95.
  1. Caruso Bavisotto C., Marino Gammazza A., Cascio F.L., Mocciaro E., Vitale A.M., Vergilio G., Pace A., Cappello F., Campanella C., Piccionello A.P.
    Curcumin affects HSP60 folding activity and levels in neuroblastoma cells
    (2020) International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21 (2), art. no. 661.
  1. Conway de Macario E., Pitruzzella A., D’Amico A.G.
    Role of Molecular Chaperones in Carcinogenesis: Mechanism, Diagnosis, and Treatment
    (2020) Journal of Oncology, 2020, art. no. 7437629.
  1. D’Alessandro A., Scudero S., Vitale G., Di Benedetto A., Lo Bosco G.
    Optimization of Low-Cost Monitoring Systems for On-Site Earthquake Early-Warning of Critical Infrastructures
    (2020) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 12250 LNCS, pp. 963-975.
  1. D’Anneo A., Caruso Bavisotto C., Marino Gammazza A., Paladino L., Carlisi D., Cappello F., Conway de Macario E., Macario A.J.L., Lauricella M.
    Lipid chaperones and associated diseases: a group of chaperonopathies defining a new nosological entity with implications for medical research and practice
    (2020) Cell Stress and Chaperones, 25 (6), pp. 805-820.
  1. Di Stefano A., Frairia R., Ricciardolo F.L.M., Gnemmi I., Marino Gammazza A., Piraino A., Cappello F., Balbi B., Catalano M.G.
    Extracorporeal Shock Waves Increase Markers of Cellular Proliferation in Bronchial Epithelium and in Primary Bronchial Fibroblasts of COPD Patients
    (2020) Canadian Respiratory Journal, 2020, art. no. 1524716.
  1. Di Trapani B., Gagliardo C.M., Bargiggia C., Tomasini S., Molinelli B., Feo M., Ciulla A., Carini F., Tomasello G.
    Antinflammatory effect of Levorag® (ThD) emulgel on radiation proctocolitis around a colo-anal anastomosis
    (2020) Minerva Chirurgica, 75 (5), pp. 373-374.
  1. Donato, L., D’Angelo R., Alibrandi, S., Rinaldi, C., Sidoti, A., Scimone, C.
    “Effects of A2E-induced oxidative stress on retinal epithelial cells: new insights on retinitis pigmentosa development”.
    Antioxidants 2020, 9, 307; doi:10.3390/antiox9040307.
  1. Donato, L., Scimone, C., Alibrandi, S., R., Rinaldi, C., Sidoti, A., D’Angelo, R.
    (2020). “Discovery of GLO1 new related genes and pathways by RNA-Seq on A2E-stressed retinal epithelial cells could improve knowledge on retinitis pigmentosa”.
    (2020) Antioxidants, 2020,9, X – DOI: 10.3390/antiox9040318.
  1. Donato, L., Scimone, C., Alibrandi, S., R., Rinaldi, C., Sidoti, A., D’Angelo, R. “Transcriptome analyses of lncRNAs in A2E-stressed retinal epithelial cells unveil innovative links between metabolic impairments related to oxidative stress and retinitis pigmentosa”
    (2020) Antioxidants 9, 318. doi: 10.3390/antiox9040318.
  1. Fernandez F., Germinario S., Basile R., Montagno R., Kapetanaki K., Gobakis K., Kolokotsa D., Lagou A.M., Dania P., Enna M.T., Mangiapane M., Maravelaki P.N.
    Development of eco-friendly and self-cleaning lime-pozzolan plasters for bio-construction and cultural heritage
    (2020) Buildings, 10 (10), art. no. 172, pp. 1-12.
  1. Gambino G., Giglia G., Schiera G., Di Majo D., Epifanio M.S., La Grutta, S., Lo Baido R., Ferraro G., Sardo P.
    Haptic perception in extreme obesity: Qeeg study focused on predictive coding and body schema
    (2020) Brain Sciences, 10 (12), art. no. 908, pp. 1-14.
  1. Genova P., Palumbo V.D., Lo Monte A.I., Cipolla C., Genova G.
    Unexplained neoplastic anastomotic recurrence after right hemicolectomy: a case report
    (2020) Journal of Medical Case Reports, 14 (1), art. no. 196.
  1. Gorska Ponikowska M., Ploska A., Jacewicz D., Szkatula M., Barone G., Lo Bosco G., Lo Celso F., Dabrowska, A.M., Kuban Jankowska A., Gorzynik Debicka M., Knap N., Chmurzynski L., Dobrucki L.W., Kalinowski L., Wozniak M.
    Modification of DNA structure by reactive nitrogen species as a result of 2-methoxyestradiol–induced neuronal nitric oxide synthase uncoupling in metastatic osteosarcoma cells
    (2020) Redox Biology, 32, art. no. 101522.
  1. Gorska Ponikowska M., Kuban Jankowska A., Marino Gammazza A., Daca A., Wierzbicka J.M., Zmijewski M.A., Luu H.H., Wozniak M., Cappello F.
    The major heat shock proteins, hsp70 and hsp90, in 2-methoxyestradiol-mediated osteosarcoma cell death model
    (2020) International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21 (2), art. no. 616.
  1. Giglia G., Gambino G., Sardo P.
    Through predictive personalized medicine
    (2020) Brain Sciences, 10 (9), art. no. 594, pp. 1-4.
  1. Granai M., Granai M., Mundo L., Akarca A.U., Siciliano M.C., Rizvi H., Mancini V., Onyango N., Nyagol J., Abinya N.O., Maha, I., Margielewska S., Wei W., Bibas M., Piccaluga P.P., Piccaluga P.P., Quintanilla Martinez L., Fend F., Lazzi S., Leoncini L., Marafioti, T.
    Erratum: Immune landscape in Burkitt lymphoma reveals M2-macrophage polarization and correlation between PD-L1 expression and non-canonical EBV latency program (Infect Agents Cancer (2020) 15: 28 DOI: 10.1186/s13027-020-00292-w)
    (2020) Infectious Agents and Cancer, 15 (1), art. no. 39.
  1. Iovane A., Palma A., Messina G., Cappello F., Thomas E., Fiore R.
    The posterior talocalcaneal ligament: an MRI evaluation
    (2020) Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, 42 (10), pp. 1167-1174.
  1. Kuban Jankowska A., Kostrzewa T., Musial C., Barone G., Lo Bosco G., Lo Celso F., Gorska Ponikowska M.
    Green tea catechins induce inhibition of ptp1b phosphatase in breast cancer cells with potent anti-cancer properties: In vitro assay, molecular docking, and dynamics studies
    (2020) Antioxidants, 9 (12), art. no. 1208, pp. 1-12.
  1. Macario A.J.L., Conway de Macario E.
    Molecular mechanisms in chaperonopathies: clues to understanding the histopathological abnormalities and developing novel therapies
    (2020) Journal of Pathology, 250 (1), pp. 9-18.
  1. Macario AJL, Conway de Macario E.
    “Hidden chaperonopathies: alerting physicians and pathologists on the possibility that uncharacteristic, baffling clinical features in otherwise known diseases may be due to failure of the chaperoning system.” Life Safety and Security (LiSS) 8.1 53 8(1):189-193, 2020 DOI: 10.12882/2283-7604.2020.8.1
  1. Maffongelli A., Fazzotta S., Palumbo V.D., Damiano G., Buscemi S., Maione C., Lo Monte A.I.
    Abdominal Compartment Syndrome: Diagnostic evaluation and possible treatment
    (2020) Clinica Terapeutica, 171 (2), pp. E156-E160.
  1. Magan-Fernandez, A., Castellino, G., Cappello, F., Mesa, F.
    “Editorial Commentary on “The role of periodontal microorganisms in the pathogenesis of myocardial infarction. From PCR techniques to microbiome sequencing”
    (2020) Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tcm.2020.02.006.
  1. Marchese R., Poidomani G., Palumbo V.D., Nigro C.L., Caterino U., Lo Monte A.I., Cajozzo M.
    Secondary carina and lobar bronchi stenting in patients with advanced lung cancer: Is it worth the effort? a clinical experience
    (2020) Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 26 (6), pp. 320-326.
  1. Marino Gammazza A., Caruso Bavisotto C., Macario A.J.L.
    Editorial: Physiology and Pathophysiology of Heat Shock Protein 60
    (2020) Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, 7, art. no. 604476.
  1. Marino Gammazza A., Légaré S., Lo Bosco G., Fucarino A., Angileri F., Conway de Macario E., Macario A.J., Cappello F.
    Human molecular chaperones share with SARS-CoV-2 antigenic epitopes potentially capable of eliciting autoimmunity against endothelial cells: possible role of molecular mimicry in COVID-19
    (2020) Cell Stress and Chaperones, 25 (5), pp. 737-741.
  1. Mika A., Kobiela J., Pakiet, A., Czumaj A., Sokołowska E., Makarewicz W., Chmielewski M., Stepnowski P., Marino Gammazza A., Sledzinski, T.
    Preferential uptake of polyunsaturated fatty acids by colorectal cancer cells
    (2020) Scientific Reports, 10 (1), art. no. 1954, .
  1. Musial C., Kuban Jankowska A., Gorska Ponikowska M.
    Beneficial properties of green tea catechins
    (2020) International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21 (5), art. no. 1744.
  1. Nikolic D., Banach M., Chianetta R., Luzzu L.M., Pantea Stoian A., Diaconu C.C., Citarrella R., Montalto G., Rizzo M.
    An overview of statin-induced myopathy and perspectives for the future
    (2020) Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, 19 (5), pp. 601-615.
  1. Paladino L, Vitale AM, Caruso Bavisotto C, Conway de Macario E, Cappello F, Macario AJL, Marino Gammazza A.
    “The role of molecular chaperones in virus infection and implications for understanding and treating COVID19”. J Clin Med. 2020 Oct 30; 9(11): E3518. doi: 10.3390/jcm9113518.PMID:33143379.
  1. Palumbo VD. Migration and infectious disease: how we should be worried.
    LiSS 2020;8:204-208.
  1. Pitruzzella A., Modica D.M., Burgio S., Gallina S., Manna O.M., Intili G., Bongiorno A., Saguto D., Marchese R., Lo Nigro C., Fucarino A.
    The role of emtu in mucosae remodeling: Focus on a new model to study chronic inflammatory lung diseases
    (2020) EuroMediterranean Biomedical Journal, 15, art. no. 2, pp. 4-10.
  1. Poma S., Modica D.M., Cascio F., Mattina G., Lentini V.L., Basile G.C., Pitruzzella A., Galfano G.M.
    Endoscopic Endonasal Resection of a Schwannoma of the Anterior Cranial Fossa
    (2020) Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.
  1. Raimondo S., Urzì, O., Conigliaro A., Lo Bosco G., Parisi, S., Carlisi M., Siragusa S., Raimondi L., De Luca, A., Giavaresi G., Alessandro R.
    Extracellular vesicle microRNAs contribute to the osteogenic inhibition of mesenchymal stem cells in multiple myeloma
    (2020) Cancers, 12 (2), art. no. 449.
  1. Scimone, C., Donato, L., Alafaci, C., Granata, F., Rinaldi, C., Longo, M., D’Angelo, R., Sidoti, A.
    “High-Throughput Sequencing to detect novel Likely Gene-Disrupting variants in pathogenesis of sporadic brain arteriovenous malformations”
    (2020) Frontiers in Genetics doi: 10.3389/fgene.2020.00146.
  1. Scondotto G., Sultana J., Ientile V., Ingrasciotta Y., Fontana A., Copetti M., Mirabelli E., Trombetta C.J., Rapisarda C., Reibaldi M., Avitabile T., Longo A., Toro P.I., Vadalà M., Cillino S., Virgili G., Gini R., Leoni O., Pollina Addario S.W., Cananzi P., La Cavera C., Puzo M.R., De Sarro G., De Francesco A., Trifirò G.
    How Have Intravitreal Anti-VEGF and Dexamethasone Implant Been Used in Italy? A Multiregional, Population-Based Study in the Years 2010-2016
    (2020) BioMed Research International, 2020, art. no. 7582763.
  1. Sinagra E., Raimondo D., Gallo E., Calvaruso M., Lentini V.L., Cannizzaro A., Linea C., Giunta M., Montalbano L.M., D’Amico G., Rizzo A.G.
    Could JC virus be linked to chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction?
    (2020) Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology, 13 (3), pp. 377-381.
  1. Sinagra E., Rossi F., Raimondo D., Conoscenti G., Anderloni A., Guarnotta V., Maida M.
    Tenapanor for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation
    (2020) Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology, 13 (5), pp. 473-479.
  1. Sinagra E., Utzeri E., Morreale G.C., Fabbri C., Pace F., Anderloni A.
    Microbiota-gut-brain axis and its affect inflammatory bowel disease: Pathophysiological concepts and insights for clinicians
    (2020) World Journal of Clinical Cases, 8 (6), pp. 1013-1025.
  2. Smokal V., Kharchenko O., Krupka O., Studzinsky S., Davidenko N., Figà V.
    Changes in optical properties of azopolymers in an electric field
    (2020) Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 65 (8), pp. 686-690.
  1. Spampinato, M., Sferrazzo, G., Pittalà, V., Di Rosa, M., Vanella, L., Salerno, L., Sorrenti, V., Carota, G., Parrinello, N., Raffaele, M., Tibullo, D., Li Volti, G., Barbagallo, I.
    “Non-competitive heme oxygenase-1 activity inhibitor reduces non-small cell lung cancer glutathione content and regulates cell proliferation”
    (2020) Molecular Biology Reports, 47 (3), pp. 1949-1964.
  1. Vadalà M., Trapani V.S., Guarrasi G., Ventura N., Castellucci M., Cillino S.
    A real-world study of dexamethasone implant in treatment-naïve patients with diabetic macular edema: Efficacy and correlation between inflammatory biomarkers and treatment outcome
    (2020) Clinical Ophthalmology, 14, pp. 2657-2665.
  1. Visani G., Lo Scocco F., Dennis M., Zuffa E., Candoni A., Sensi A., Giannini B., Musuraca G., Mianulli A.M., Clavio M., Rocchi M., Gibellini D., Navari M., Gilkes A., Piccaluga P.P., Isidori A.
    Gene expression profile predicts response to the combination of tosedostat and low-dose cytarabine in elderly AML
    (2020) Blood Advances, 4 (20), pp. 5040-5049.
  1. Vitale A.M., Santonocito R., Vergilio G., Marino Gammazza A., Campanella C., Conway de Macario E., Bucchieri F., Macario A.J.L., Caruso Bavisotto C.
    Brain tumor-derived extracellular vesicles as carriers of disease markers: Molecular chaperones and micrornas
    (2020) Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 10 (19), art. no. 6961, pp. 1-26.
  1. Vitale A.M., Conway de Macario E., Alessandro R., Cappello F., Macario, A.J.L., Marino Gammazza A.
    Missense Mutations of Human Hsp60: A Computational Analysis to Unveil Their Pathological Significance
    (2020) Frontiers in Genetics, 11, art. no. 969.
  1. Waszkowska K., Krupka O., Kharchenko O., Figà V., Smokal V., Kutsevol N., Sahraoui B.
    Influence of ZnO nanoparticles on nonlinear optical properties
    (2020) Applied Nanoscience (Switzerland), 10 (12), pp. 4977-4982.
  1. Neurology. 2020 Nov 24;95(21):e2866-e2879. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000010794. Epub 2020 Sep 10.
    Cardiac phenotype in ATP1A3-related syndromes: A multicenter cohort study
    Simona Balestrini 1, Mohamad A Mikati 2, Reyes Álvarez-García-Rovés 1, Michael Carboni 1, Arsen S Hunanyan 1, Bassil Kherallah 1, Melissa McLean 1, Lyndsey Prange 1, Elisa De Grandis 1, Alessandra Gagliardi 1, Livia Pisciotta 1, Michela Stagnaro 1, Edvige Veneselli 1, Jaume Campistol 1, Carmen Fons 1, Leticia Pias-Peleteiro 1, Allison Brashear 1, Charlotte Miller 1, Raquel Samões 1, Vesna Brankovic 1, Quasar S Padiath 1, Ana Potic 1, Jacek Pilch 1, Aikaterini Vezyroglou 1, Ann M E Bye 1, Andrew M Davis 1, Monique M Ryan 1, Christopher Semsarian 1, Georgina Hollingsworth 1, Ingrid E Scheffer 1, Tiziana Granata 1, Nardo Nardocci 1, Francesca Ragona 1, Alexis Arzimanoglou 1, Eleni Panagiotakaki 1, Inês Carrilho 1, Claudio Zucca 1, Jan Novy 1, Karolina Dzieżyc 1, Marek Parowicz 1, Maria Mazurkiewicz-Bełdzińska 1, Sarah Weckhuysen 1, Roser Pons 1, Sergiu Groppa 1, Daniel S Sinden 1, Geoffrey S Pitt 1, Andrew Tinker 1, Michael Ashworth 1, Zuzanna Michalak 1, Maria Thom 1, J Helen Cross 1, Rosaria Vavassori 1, Juan P Kaski 2, Sanjay M Sisodiya 2PMID: 32913013 PMCID: PMC7734736 DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000010794