Alberto Galbusera

Junior Technician

Research Lines

Functional Neuroimaging

Center

cncs-unitn

Contacts

c/o Palazzo Fedrigotti, Via Bettini 31

About

2007: B.Sc. degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (110/110) at the University of Milan in 2007, with a thesis on the generation and characterization of a stable rat adult brain endothelial cell line.

2010: M.Sc. degree in Drug Biotechnology (110/110 summa cum laude) with a thesis on the development of gene delivery system to knock down the hepatic estrogen receptor.

March 2011-Jan 2013: Support Technician at the MRI laboratory of the Center of Nanotechnology Innovation in Pisa (CNI, IIT@NEST),where he was involved in the set up and implementation of functional and structural MRI methods for the characterisation and validation of multifunctional diagnostics and therapeutics.

Since Feb 2013: Junior Technician at the MRI laboratory of the Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems (CNCS, IIT@UniTn).

 

Google Scholar's bibliometrics:

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Selected Publications

F Errico, V D'Argenio, F Sforazzini, F Iasevoli, M Squillace, G Guerri, F Napolitano, T Angrisano, A Di Maio, S Keller, D Vitucci, A Galbusera, L Chiariotti, A Bertolino, A de Bartolomeis, F Salvatore, A Gozzi, A Usiello, “A role for D-aspartate oxidase in schizophrenia and in schizophrenia-related symptoms induced by phencyclidine in mice”, Translational Psychiatry 02/2015; 5(2):e512. DOI:10.1038/tp.2015.2

F Sforazzini, A Bertero, L Dodero, G David, A Galbusera, M L Scattoni, M Pasqualetti, A Gozzi, “Altered functional connectivity networks in acallosal and socially impaired BTBR mice”, Brain Structure and Function 12/2014; DOI:10.1007/s00429-014-0948-9

M Squillace, L Dodero, M Federici, S Migliarini, F Errico, F Napolitano, P Krashia, A Di Maio, A Galbusera, A Bifone, ML Scattoni, M Pasqualetti, NB Mercuri, A Usiello, A Gozzi, “Dysfunctional dopaminergic neurotransmission in asocial BTBR mice”, Translational Psychiatry 08/2014; 4(8):e427. DOI:10.1038/tp.2014.69

F Errico, R Nisticò, A Di Giorgio, M Squillace, D Vitucci, A Galbusera, S Piccinin, D Mango, L Fazio, S Middei, S Trizio, NB Mercuri, MA Teule, D Centonze, A Gozzi, G Blasi, A Bertolino, A Usiello, “Free D-aspartate regulates neuronal dendritic morphology, synaptic plasticity, gray matter volume and brain activity in mammals”, Translational Psychiatry 07/2014; 4(e417):1-9. DOI:10.1038/tp.2014.59

S Sannino, A Gozzi, A Cerasa, F Piras, D Scheggia, F Managò, M Damiano, A Galbusera, L C Erickson, D De Pietri Tonelli, A Bifone, S A Tsaftaris, C Caltagirone, D R Weinberger, G Spalletta, F Papaleo, “COMT Genetic Reduction Produces Sexually Divergent Effects on Cortical Anatomy and Working Memory in Mice and Humans”, Cerebral Cortex 03/2014; DOI:10.1093/cercor/bhu053

F Sforazzini, AJ Schwarz, A Galbusera, A Bifone, A Gozzi, “Distributed BOLD and CBV-weighted resting-state networks in the mouse brain”, NeuroImage 09/2013; 87. DOI:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.09.050

L Dodero, M Damiano, A Galbusera, A Bifone, S A Tsaftsaris, ML Scattoni, A Gozzi, “Neuroimaging Evidence of Major Morpho-Anatomical and Functional Abnormalities in the BTBR T+TF/J Mouse Model of Autism”, PLoS ONE 05/2013; 8(10):e76655. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0076655

IIT Publications

  • 2018
  • De Felice A.iit, Pagani M.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Gozzi A.iit

    Acute and Chronic intranasal oxytocin differentially affect brain functional connectivity

    10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience
  • Suetterlin P., Hurley S., Mohan C., Riegman K.L.H., Pagani M.iit, Caruso A., Ellegood J., Galbusera A.iit, Crespo-Enriquez I., Michetti C.iit, Yee Y., Ellingford R., Brock O., Delogu A., Francis-West P., Lerch J.P., Scattoni M.L., Gozzi A.iit, Fernandes C., Basson M.A.
    DOI

    Altered neocortical gene expression, brain overgrowth and functional over-connectivity in chd8 haploinsufficient mice

    Cerebral Cortex, vol. 28, (no. 6), pp. 2192-2206
  • Pagani M.iit, Liska A., Galbusera A.iit, Sabbioni M., Scattoni M.L., Gozzi A.iit

    Altered prefrontal functional connectivity and anatomy in mice lacking autism-associated gene Shank3

    International Society for Autism Research
  • Bertero A., Liska A., Parolisi R., Esteban M.M., Pagani M.iit, Gritti M., Pedrazzoli M., Galbusera A.iit, Sarica A., Cerasa A., Buffelli M., Tonini R., Buffo A., Gross C., Pasqualetti M., Gozzi A.iit

    Autism-associated 16p11.2 microdeletion impairs prefrontal functional connectivity in mouse and human

    International Society for Autism Research
  • Bertero A.iit, Liska A.iit, Pagani M.iit, Parolisi R., Masferrer M.E., Gritti M.iit, Pedrazzoli M.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Sarica A., Cerasa A., Buffelli A., Tonini R.iit, Buffo A., Gross C., Pasqualetti M.iit, Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Autism-associated 16p11.2 microdeletion impairs prefrontal functional connectivity in mouse and human

    Brain, vol. 141, (no. 7), pp. 2055-2065
  • Liska A.iit, Bertero A.iit, Gomolka R.iit, Sabbioni M., Galbusera A.iit, Barsotti N., Panzeri S.iit, Scattoni M.L., Pasqualetti M.iit, Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Homozygous loss of autism-risk gene cntnap2 results in reduced local and long-range prefrontal functional connectivity

    Cerebral Cortex, vol. 28, (no. 4), pp. 1141-1153
  • Maddaloni G., Migliarini S., Napolitano F., Giorgi A., Nazzi S., Biasci D., De Felice A.iit, Gritti M., Cavaccini A., Galbusera A.iit, Franceschi S., Lessi F., Ferla M., Aretini P., Mazzanti CM., Tonini R., Gozzi A.iit, Usiello A., Pasqualetti M.
    DOI

    Serotonin depletion causes valproate-responsive manic-like condition and increased hippocampal neuroplasticity that are reversed by stress.

    Scientific Reports
  • Maddaloni G., Migliarini S., Napolitano F., Giorgi A.iit, Nazzi S., Biasci D., De Felice A.iit, Gritti M.iit, Cavaccini A.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Franceschi S., Lessi F., Ferla M.L., Aretini P., Mazzanti C.M., Tonini R.iit, Gozzi A.iit, Usiello A., Pasqualetti M.iit
    DOI

    Serotonin depletion causes valproate-responsive maniclike condition and increased hippocampal neuroplasticity that are reversed by stress

    Scientific Reports, vol. 8, (no. 1)
  • 2017
  • Pagani M.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Gozzi A.iit

    Aberrant striatal anatomy and gray matter connectivity networks in mice lacking autism-associated gene CNTNAP2

    Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM),Honolulu
  • Pagani M.iit, Robol C.iit, Gomolka R.iit, Liska A.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Aksiuto A.iit, Gozzi A.iit

    Altered default mode network organization and functional connectivity in mice lacking autism-associated gene Shank3

    Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM),Honolulu
  • Pagani M.iit, Bertero A., Sabbioni M., Robol C., Gomolka R., Liska A., Galbusera A.iit, Aksiuto A., Scattoni M. L., Pasqualetti M., Gozzi A.iit

    Altered prefrontal anatomy and functional connectivity in mice lacking autism- associated gene Shank3

    Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience 2017
  • Bertero A.iit, Liska A.iit, Parolisi R., Gritti M., Pedrazzoli M., David G.iit, Valetto G., Galbusera A.iit, Sarca E., Cerasa A., Buffelli M., Tonini R.iit, Buffo A., Pasqualetti M., Gozzi A.iit

    Autism associated 16p11.2 microdeletion impacts prefrontal connectivity in humans and mice

    Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience 2017
  • Giorgi A.iit, Migliarini S., Galbusera A.iit, Maddaloni G., Mereu M., Margiani G., Gritti M.iit, Landi S., Trovato F., Bertozzi S.M.iit, Armirotti A.iit, Ratto G.M., De Luca M.A., Tonini R.iit, Gozzi A.iit, Pasqualetti M.iit
    DOI

    Brain-wide Mapping of Endogenous Serotonergic Transmission via Chemogenetic fMRI

    Cell Reports, vol. 21, (no. 4), pp. 910-918
  • Suetterlin P., Hurley S., Mohan C., Riegman K. L. H., Caruso A., Pagani M.iit, Ellegood J., Galbusera A.iit, Crespo-Enriquez I., Michetti C., Ellingford R., Brock O., Delogu A., FrancisWest P., Lerch J. P., Scattoni M. L., Gozzi A.iit, Fernandes C., Basson A.

    Distinctive behavioural anomalies, structural brain phenotypes and cortical hyper-connectivity in Chd8-deficient mice

    biorXiv
  • Bellistri E.iit, Pisanello M.iit, Pisano F.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Maglie E.iit, Vecchia D., Sabatini B. L., Fellin T.iit, Gozzi A.iit, De Vittorio M.iit, Pisanello F.iit

    Heat delivered into the brain with tapered optical fibers

    4TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON TECHNOLOGIES FOR OPTOGENETICS AND NEUROPHOTONICS
  • Galbusera A.iit, De Felice A.iit, Girardi S., Bassetto G., Maschietto M., Nishimori K., Chini B., Papaleo F.iit, Vassanelli S., Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Intranasal Oxytocin and Vasopressin Modulate Divergent Brainwide Functional Substrates

    Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 42, (no. 7), pp. 1420-1434
  • Canella C.iit, Liska A.iit, Piretti V.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Schwarz A., Gozzi A.iit

    Muscarinic receptor agonism prevents functional connectivity aberrancies produced by the NMDAR antagonist phencyclidine (PCP)

    Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM),Honolulu
  • Maddaloni G., Migliarini S., Napolitano F., Giorgi A., Biasci D., De Felice A., Galbusera A.iit, Franceschi S., Lessi F., La Ferla M., Aretini P., Mazzanti C.M., Gozzi A.iit, Usiello A., Pasqualetti M.
    DOI

    Serotonin Buffers Hippocampal Neuroplasticity And Emotional Behavior

    biorXiv
  • Michetti C.iit, Caruso A., Pagani M.iit, Sabbioni M., Medrihan L.iit, David G.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Morini M.iit, Gozzi A.iit, Benfenati F.iit, Scattoni M.L.
    DOI

    The Knockout of Synapsin II in Mice Impairs Social Behavior and Functional Connectivity Generating an ASD-like Phenotype

    Cerebral Cortex, vol. 27, (no. 10), pp. 5014-5023
  • 2016
  • Sforazzini F.iit, Bertero A.iit, Dodero L.iit, David G.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Scattoni M.L., Pasqualetti M.iit, Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Altered functional connectivity networks in acallosal and socially impaired BTBR mice

    Brain Structure and Function, vol. 221, (no. 2), pp. 941-954
  • Pagani M.iit, Damiano M., Galbusera A.iit, Tsaftaris S. A., Gozzi A.iit

    An automated pipeline for mouse brain morphometric MRI

    Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Singapore
  • Bertero A.iit, David G.iit, Liska A.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Pasqualetti M.iit, Gozzi A.iit

    Default-mode network hypo-connectivity in a mouse model of human chromosome 16p11.2 microdeletion

    Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM),Honolulu
  • Bertero A., Pagani M.iit, David G., Liska A., Galbusera A.iit, Pasqualetti M., Gozzi A.iit

    Default‐mode network hypoconnectivity in a mouse model of human chromosome 16p11.2 microdeletion

    Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Singapore
  • Pesoli M., Cutuli D., Pagani M.iit, Caporali P., Galbusera A.iit, Laricchiuta D., Foti F., Neri C., Spalletta G., Caltagirone C., Petrosini L., Gozzi A.iit

    Effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on cognitive functions and neural substrates: a voxel-based morphometry study in aged mice

    10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience 2016
  • Cutuli D., Pagani M.iit, Caporali P., Galbusera A.iit, Laricchiuta D., Foti F., Neri C., Spalletta G., Caltagirone C., Petrosini L., Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on cognitive functions and neural substrates: A voxel-based morphometry study in aged mice

    Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 8, (no. MAR)
  • Sforazzini F.iit, Berterto A.iit, Dodero L.iit, David G.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Bifone A.iit, Scattoni M.L., Pasqualetti M., Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Erratum to Altered functional connectivity networks in acallosal and socially impaired BTBR mice (Brain Struct Funct, (2016), 10.1007/s00429-014-0948-9)

    Brain Structure and Function, vol. 221, (no. 2)
  • Pagani M.iit, Damiano M.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Tsaftaris S.A., Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Semi-automated registration-based anatomical labelling, voxel based morphometry and cortical thickness mapping of the mouse brain

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods, vol. 267, pp. 62-73
  • 2015
  • Errico F., D'Argenio V., Sforazzini F.iit, Iasevoli F., Squillace M., Guerri G., Napolitano F., Angrisano T., Di Maio A., Keller S., Vitucci D., Galbusera A.iit, Chiariotti L., Bertolino A., De Bartolomeis A., Salvatore F., Gozzi A.iit, Usiello A.
    DOI

    A role for D-aspartate oxidase in schizophrenia and in schizophrenia-related symptoms induced by phencyclidine in mice

    Translational Psychiatry, vol. 5, (no. 2)
  • Sannino S.iit, Gozzi A.iit, Cerasa A., Piras F., Scheggia D.iit, Manago F.iit, Damiano M.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Erickson L.C., De Pietri Tonelli D.iit, Bifone A.iit, Tsaftaris S.A., Caltagirone C., Weinberger D.R., Spalletta G., Papaleo F.iit
    DOI

    COMT genetic reduction produces sexually divergent effects on cortical anatomy and working memory in mice and humans

    Cerebral Cortex, vol. 25, (no. 9), pp. 2529-2541
  • Bertero A.iit, Gergely D., Liska A., Galbusera A.iit, Pasqualetti M., Gozzi A.iit

    Frontal hypoconnectivity in the 16p11.2 microdeletion autism model

    Society of Neuroscience
  • Liska A.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Schwarz A.J., Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Functional connectivity hubs of the mouse brain

    NeuroImage, vol. 115, pp. 281-291
  • Liska A.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Schwarz A., Gozzi A.iit

    Voxel-scale mapping of the mouse brain functional connectome

    International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine(ISMRM), 23rd meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 2015
  • 2014
  • Di Giorgio A., Errico F., Fazio L., Squillace M., Vitucci D., Trizio S., D'Ambrosio E., Galbusera A.iit, Piccinin S., Mango D., Gozzi A.iit, Nisticò R., Blasi G., Bertolino A., Usiello A.

    D-Aspartate Levels and Related Genetic Variation are Associated with Prefrontal Phenotypes: A Translational Study From Rodents to Humans

  • Sforazzini F.iit, Schwarz A.J., Galbusera A.iit, Bifone A.iit, Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Distributed BOLD and CBV-weighted resting-state networks in the mouse brain

    NeuroImage, vol. 87, pp. 403-415
  • Squillace M.iit, Dodero L.iit, Federici M., Migliarini S., Errico F., Napolitano F., Krashia P., Di Maio A., Galbusera A.iit, Bifone A.iit, Scattoni M.L., Pasqualetti M., Mercuri N.B., Usiello A., Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Dysfunctional dopaminergic neurotransmission in asocial BTBR mice

    Translational Psychiatry, vol. 4
  • Errico F., Nistico R., Di Giorgio A., Squillace M., Vitucci D., Galbusera A.iit, Piccinin S., Mango D., Fazio L., Middei S., Trizio S., Mercuri N.B., Teule M.A., Centonze D., Gozzi A.iit, Blasi G., Bertolino A., Usiello A.
    DOI

    Free D-aspartate regulates neuronal dendritic morphology, synaptic plasticity, gray matter volume and brain activity in mammals

    Translational Psychiatry, vol. 4
  • Galbusera A.iit, Bifone A.iit, Gozzi A.iit

    Intransal administration of neuroactive peptides elicits robust fMRI responses in the mouse brain

    23rd Annual Meeting European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology, Milan, May 2014
  • Nicolini C.iit, Liska A.iit, Sforazzini F.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Bifone A.iit, Gozzi A.iit

    Modular organization of mouse brain functional connectivity

    23rd Annual Meeting European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology, Milan, May 2014
  • 2013
  • Dodero L.iit, Damiano M.iit, Galbusera A.iit, Bifone A.iit, Tsaftsaris S.A., Scattoni M.L., Gozzi A.iit
    DOI

    Neuroimaging Evidence of Major Morpho-Anatomical and Functional Abnormalities in the BTBR T+TF/J Mouse Model of Autism

    PLoS ONE, vol. 8, (no. 10)