Publications in the academic press


"Changes in Muscle Cell Metabolism and Mechanotransduction Are Associated with Myopathic Phenotype in a Mouse Model of Collagen VI Deficiency"
Authors: S. de Palma, R. Leone, P. Grumati, M. Vasso, R. Polishchuk, D. Capitanio, P. Braghetta, P. Bernadi, P. Bonaldo, C. Gelfi
In PLoS ONE 8(2): e56716
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056716 (Feb 2013)

"Comparison of skeletal muscle pathology and motor function of dystrophin and utrophin deficient mouse strains"
Authors: M. van Putten, D. Kumar, M. Hulsker, W. M.H. Hoogaars, J. J. Plomp, A. van Opstal, M. van Iterson, P. Admiraal, G.-J. B. van Ommen, P. A.C. ‘t Hoen, A. Aartsma-Rus
In Neuromuscular Disorders, Elsevier, vol. 22, iss. 5, pp 406-417 (May 2012)

"The absence of dystrophin brain isoform expression in healthy human heart ventricles explains the pathogenesis of 5' X-linked dilated cardiomyopathy"
Authors: M. Neri, E. Valli, G. Alfano, M. Bovolenta, P. Spitali, C. Rapezzi, F. Muntoni, S. Banfi, G. Perini, F. Gualandi and A. Ferlini
In BMC Medical Genetics, vol. 13, iss. 20 (Mar 2012)

"The Effects of Low Levels of Dystrophin on Mouse Muscle Function and Pathology"
Authors:  M. van Putten, M. Hulsker, V. Nadarajah, S. H. van Heiningen, E. van Huizen, M. van Iterson, P. Admiraal, T. Messemaker, J. T. den Dunnen, P. A. C. 't Hoen, A. Aartsma-Rus
In PLoS ONE 7(2): e31937
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031937 (Feb 2012)

"Novel Approach to Meta-Analysis of Microarray Datasets Reveals Muscle Remodeling-related Drug Targets and Biomarkers in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy"
Authors: Ekaterina Kotelnikova, Maria A. Shkrob, Mikhail A. Pyatnitskiy, Alessandra Ferlini, Nikolai Daraselia
In PLoS Comput Biol 8(2): e1002365.
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002365 (Feb 2012)

"Rapid, comprehensive analysis of the dystrophin transcript by a custom micro-fluidic exome array"
M. Bovolenta, C. Scotton, M. S. Falzarano, F. Gualandi, A. Ferlini
In Human Mutation, vol. 33, pp. 572–581
doi: 10.1002/humu.22017 (Jan 2012)

"Physical exercise stimulates autophagy in normal skeletal muscles but is detrimental for collagen VI-deficient muscles"
Authors: P. Grumati, L. Coletto, A. Schiavinato, S. Castagnaro, E. Bertaggia, M. Sandri, P. Bonaldo
In Autophagy, Landes Bioscience,  vol. 7, iss. 12, pp.1415-23 (Dec 2011)

"Serum matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) as a biomarker for monitoring Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) disease progression"
Authors: P.A.C. ’t Hoen, V.D. Nadarajah,  M. van Putten, A. Chaouch, P. Garrood, V. Straub, H.B. Ginjaar, A.M. Aartsma-Rus, G.J.B. van Ommen, J.T. den Dunnen, H. Lochmüller
In Neuromuscular Disorders, Elsevier, vol. 21, iss 9-10, p. 656 (Oct 2011)

 "Cyclosporine A in Ullrich Congenital Muscular Dystrophy: Long-Term Results"
Authors: L. Merlini, P. Sabatelli, A. Armaroli, S. Gnudi, A. Angelin, P. Grumati, M. E. Michelini, A. Franchella, F. Gualandi, E. Bertini, N. M. Maraldi, A. Ferlini, P. Bonaldo and P. Bernardi
In Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, Hindawi, (Aug 2011)
Article ID 139194, doi:10.1155/2011/139194

"Macrophages: A minimally invasive tool for monitoring collagen VI myopathies"
Authors: Francesca Gualandi, Rosa Curci, Patrizia Sabatelli,  Elena Martoni, Matteo Bovolenta, Mario N. Maraldi, Luciano Merlini, Alessandra Ferlini 
In Muscle and Nerve, Wiley, vol. 44, iss 1, pp 80-84 (July 2011)

"Setup for human sera MALDI profiling: The case of rhEPO treatment"
Authors: Chiara Fania, Michele Vasso, Enrica Torretta, Paul Robach, Gaetano Cairo, Carsten Lundby, Cecilia Gelfi
In Electrophoresis, Wiley, vol 32, iss. 13, pp. 1715-1727 (June 2011)

 "Diversity of human skeletal muscle in health and disease: Contribution of proteomics"
Authors: Cecilia Gelfia, Michele Vassoa, Paolo Cerretelli
In Journal of Proteomics, Elsevier, vol. 74, iss. 6, pp. 774-795 (May 2011)

"Autophagy induction rescues muscular dystrophy"
Authors: P. Grumati, L. Coletto, M. Sandri, P. Bonaldo
In Autophagy, Landes Bioscience, Vol. 7, iss. 4, pp. 426-428 (April 2011)

 "Pharmacogenomics: Role in Medicines Approval and Clinical Use"
Authors: G. Novelli, P. Borgiani, C. Ciccacci, N. Di Daniele, G. Sirugo, M. P. Amati
In Public Health Genomics, Karger, vol. 13, iss. 5, pp. 284-291 (Oct 2009)





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