Alice Bertero

Post Doc

Research Lines

Functional Neuroimaging

Contacts

Viale Rinaldo Piaggio, 34

About

Education:

10/01/2009–09/22/2011 Advance Degree Course in Medical, Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology (summa cum laude) - Research in Molecular Biomedicine. Libera Università Vita Salute San Raffaele. Italy. Thesis: BACE1 translational control: a possible role for eIF4B (in Italian).

10/01/2006-07/28/2009 Degree Course in Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (summa cum laude). Libera Università Vita Salute San Raffaele. Italy. Thesis: The strange case of Botulinum Neurotoxin A: from deadly venom to the first ally for doctors and scientists (in Italian)

 

Scientific Career:

From 01/11/2012           PhD student (Nano-toxicology and Neuro-immunology) University of Pisa (Pisa, Italy) Dep. of Biology

01/02/2012-10/01/2012  Internship student (Nano-toxicology and Gene/Drug Delivery) Center for Nanotechnology Innovation, IIT@NEST Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, (Pisa, Italy)

09/06/2010-11/30/2011  2nd level undergraduate student (Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology) Free University Vita-Salute San Raffaele (Milano, Italy). Cellular Neurophysiology Unit.

09/03/2008-09/30/2008  1st level undergraduate student (Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology) Neuroscience Institute, CNR (Pisa, Italy). Neurophysiology Unit.

 

Selected Publications

2013 Bertero A, Boni A, Gemmi M, Gagliardi M, Bifone A, Bardi G. Surface functionalization regulates PAMAM dendrimer toxicity on Blood Brain Barrier cells and the modulation of key inflammatory receptors on microglia. Nanotoxicology. 2013 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]

2014  Gamucci O, Bertero A, Malvindi MA, Sabella S, Pompa PP, Mazzolai B, Bardi G. Detection of fluorescent nanoparticle interactions with primary immune cell subpopulations by flow cytometry. J Vis Exp. 2014 Mar 28;(85). doi: 10.3791/51345.

2014 Gamucci O, Bertero A, Gagliardi MC, Bardi G. Biomedical Nanoparticles: Overview of Their Surface Immune-Compatibility. Coatings 2014, 4, 139-159; doi:10.3390/coatings4010139 


iit Publications

2017 Autism associated 16p11.2 microdeletion impacts prefrontal connectivity in humans and mice
2017 Development of serotonergic fibers in the post-natal mouse brain.
2017 Homozygous loss of autism-risk gene CNTNAP2 results in reduced local and long-range prefrontal functional connectivity
2017 Molecularly Imprinted Biodegradable Nanoparticles
2016 Altered functional connectivity networks in acallosal and socially impaired BTBR mice
2016 A poly(ether-ester) copolymer for the preparation of nanocarriers with improved degradation and drug delivery kinetics
2016 Default-mode network hypo-connectivity in a mouse model of human chromosome 16p11.2 microdeletion
2016 Wiring transmission in the serotonergic system
2015 A rabies virus based approach to map serotonergic neurons innervating different brain structures
2015 Design and optimization of lipid-modified poly(amidoamine) dendrimer coated iron oxide nanoparticles as probes for biomedical applications
2015 Frontal hypoconnectivity in the 16p11.2 microdeletion autism model
2014 Biomedical nanoparticles: overview of their surface immune-compatibility
2014 Detection of fluorescent nanoparticle interactions with primary immune cell subpopulations by flow cytometry
2014 Lipid-modified dendrimers as a tool for the design of nanoparticle-based multimodal MRI contrast agents
2014 Surface functionalisation regulates polyamidoamine dendrimer toxicity on blood-brain barrier cells and the modulation of key inflammatory receptors on microglia