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Stefano Vicini

Adjunct Professor of Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Basic Science Building, Room 225
3900 Reservior Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Education:
Diploma (Mathematics and Physicis)
Lyceum G. Ferraris, Torino, Italy, 1975.
Doctorate (Biophysics)
Universita ' degli Studi di Torino, Italy, Facolta ' di Scienze MFN, 1979.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident Fellow, FIDIA Research Laboratory directed by Dr. Alfredo Gorio Abano Terme, (PD) Italy. , 1980-1980.
Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow, In the late Dr. Stephen M. Schuetze laboratory Dept. of Biological Science, Columbia University New York, N.Y. , 1983-1984.
Research Associate, At the Laboratory of Preclinical Pharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Washington D.C. , 1985-1985.
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Selected Publications

Swanwick Catherine Croft, Shapiro Marietta E, Vicini Stefano, Wenthold Robert J: Flotillin-1 promotes formation of glutamatergic synapses in hippocampal neurons. Developmental neurobiology 70(13): 875-83, Nov 2010.

Swanwick Catherine Croft, Shapiro Marietta E, Vicini Stefano, Wenthold Robert J: Flotillin-1 mediates neurite branching induced by synaptic adhesion-like molecule 4 in hippocampal neurons. Molecular and cellular neurosciences 45(3): 213-25, Nov 2010.

Gonzalez-Sulser Alfredo, Wang Jing, Motamedi Gholam K, Avoli Massimo, Vicini Stefano, Dzakpasu Rhonda: The 4-aminopyridine in vitro epilepsy model analyzed with a perforated multi-electrode array. Neuropharmacology Oct 2010.

Lin Hong, Vicini Stefano, Hsu Fu-Chun, Doshi Shachee, Takano Hajime, Coulter Douglas A, Lynch David R: Axonal α7 nicotinic ACh receptors modulate presynaptic NMDA receptor expression and structural plasticity of glutamatergic presynaptic boutons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107(38): 16661-6, Sep 2010.

Kaminski Rafal M, Fu Zhanyan, Venkatesan Kumar, Mazzuferi Manuela, Leclercq Karine, Seutin Vincent, Vicini Stefano: 11-Deoxycortisol impedes GABAergic neurotransmission and induces drug-resistant status epilepticus in mice. Neuropharmacology Sep 2010.

Forcelli Patrick A, Janssen Megan J, Stamps Lauren A, Sweeney Cameron, Vicini Stefano, Gale Karen: Therapeutic strategies to avoid long-term adverse outcomes of neonatal antiepileptic drug exposure. Epilepsia 51 Suppl 3: 18-23, Jul 2010.

Feng Li Rebekah, Federoff Howard J, Vicini Stefano, Maguire-Zeiss Kathleen A: Alpha-synuclein mediates alterations in membrane conductance: a potential role for alpha-synuclein oligomers in cell vulnerability. The European journal of neuroscience 32(1): 10-7, Jul 2010.

Young José P, Beckerman Jacob, Vicini Stefano, Myers Adam: Acetylsalicylic acid enhances purinergic receptor-mediated outward currents in rat megakaryocytes. American journal of physiology. Cell physiology 298(3): C602-10, Mar 2010.

Adedoyin Mary O, Vicini Stefano, Neale Joseph H: Endogenous N-acetylaspartylglutamate (NAAG) inhibits synaptic plasticity/transmission in the amygdala in a mouse inflammatory pain model. Molecular pain 6: 60, 2010.

Hoy Jennifer L, Constable John R, Vicini Stefano, Fu Zhanyan, Washbourne Philip: SynCAM1 recruits NMDA receptors via protein 4.1B. Molecular and cellular neurosciences 42(4): 466-83, Dec 2009.

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