Samuele Negro
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy, Italy,
Research fields
  • Neuroscience
Personal information


PhD, University of Padova, Italy

Current position

Post Doc, Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy


  1. Zanetti, G., Sikorra, S., Rummel, A., Krez, N., Duregotti, E., Negro, S., Henke, T., Rossetto, O., Binz, T. and Pirazzini, M. (2017). Botulinum neurotoxin C mutants reveal different effects of syntaxin or SNAP-25 proteolysis on neuromuscular transmission. PLoS Pathog 13(8): e1006567.
  2. Negro, S., Lessi, F., Duregotti, E., Aretini, P., La Ferla, M., Franceschi, S., Menicagli, M., Bergamin, E., Radice, E., Thelen, M., Megighian, A., Pirazzini, M., Mazzanti, C. M., Rigoni, M. and Montecucco, C. (2017). CXCL12alpha/SDF-1 from perisynaptic Schwann cells promotes regeneration of injured motor axon terminals. EMBO Mol Med 9(8): 1000-1010.
  3. Rodella, U., Negro, S., Scorzeto, M., Bergamin, E., Jalink, K., Montecucco, C., Yuki, N. and Rigoni, M. (2017). Schwann cells are activated by ATP released from neurons in an in vitro cellular model of Miller Fisher syndrome. Dis Model Mech 10(5): 597-603.
  4. Rodella, U., Scorzeto, M., Duregotti, E., Negro, S., Dickinson, B. C., Chang, C. J., Yuki, N., Rigoni, M. and Montecucco, C. (2016). An animal model of Miller Fisher syndrome: Mitochondrial hydrogen peroxide is produced by the autoimmune attack of nerve terminals and activates Schwann cells. Neurobiol Dis 96: 95-104.
  5. Negro, S., Bergamin, E., Rodella, U., Duregotti, E., Scorzeto, M., Jalink, K., Montecucco, C. and Rigoni, M. (2016). ATP Released by Injured Neurons Activates Schwann Cells. Front Cell Neurosci 10: 134.
  6. Duregotti, E., Negro, S., Scorzeto, M., Zornetta, I., Dickinson, B. C., Chang, C. J., Montecucco, C. and Rigoni, M. (2015). Mitochondrial alarmins released by degenerating motor axon terminals activate perisynaptic Schwann cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112(5): E497-505.
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