Elizabeth Jonas Department of Neurobiology, Yale University, New Haven
2 protocols

R. Zukin Neuroscience Department, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
1 protocol

Dimitry Ofengeim Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1 protocol

Fabrizio Pontarelli
  • Neuroscience Department, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • 1 Author merit


Bachelor in Biomedical Science and Technology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (108/110), Italy, 2003

Work experience

Research Technician, Dept. of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York


  1. Ofengeim, D., Chen, Y. B., Miyawaki, T., Li, H., Sacchetti, S., Flannery, R. J., Alavian, K. N., Pontarelli, F., Roelofs, B. A., Hickman, J. A., Hardwick, J. M., Zukin, R. S. and Jonas, E. A. (2012). N-terminally cleaved Bcl-xL mediates ischemia-induced neuronal death. Nat Neurosci 15(4): 574-580.
  2. Giorgi, F. S., Pizzanelli, C., Ferrucci, M., Lazzeri, G., Faetti, M., Giusiani, M., Pontarelli, F., Busceti, C. L., Murri, L. and Fornai, F. (2005). Previous exposure to (+/-) 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine produces long-lasting alteration in limbic brain excitability measured by electroencephalogram spectrum analysis, brain metabolism and seizure susceptibility. Neuroscience 136(1): 43-53.
  3. Fornai, F., Schluter, O. M., Lenzi, P., Gesi, M., Ruffoli, R., Ferrucci, M., Lazzeri, G., Busceti, C. L., Pontarelli, F., Battaglia, G., Pellegrini, A., Nicoletti, F., Ruggieri, S., Paparelli, A. and Sudhof, T. C. (2005). Parkinson-like syndrome induced by continuous MPTP infusion: convergent roles of the ubiquitin-proteasome system and alpha-synuclein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102(9): 3413-3418.
  4. Cappuccio, I., Calderone, A., Busceti, C. L., Biagioni, F., Pontarelli, F., Bruno, V., Storto, M., Terstappen, G. T., Gaviraghi, G., Fornai, F., Battaglia, G., Melchiorri, D., Zukin, R. S., Nicoletti, F. and Caricasole, A. (2005). Induction of Dickkopf-1, a negative modulator of the Wnt pathway, is required for the development of ischemic neuronal death. J Neurosci 25(10): 2647-2657.
  5. Battaglia, G., Busceti, C. L., Pontarelli, F., Biagioni, F., Fornai, F., Paparelli, A., Bruno, V., Ruggieri, S. and Nicoletti, F. (2003). Protective role of group-II metabotropic glutamate receptors against nigro-striatal degeneration induced by 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine in mice. Neuropharmacology 45(2): 155-166.
1 Protocol published
Authors:  Fabrizio Pontarelli, Dimitry Ofengeim, R. Suzanne Zukin and Elizabeth A. Jonas, date: 09/20/2012, view: 14917, Q&A: 0
Transient global ischemia in rodents induces delayed death of hippocampal CA1 neurons, as well as in some hilar neurons of the dentate gyrus, medium aspiny neurons of the striatum, pyramidal neurons in neocortical layers II, V and VI, and Purkinje ...
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