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Tsetsos F, Padmanabhuni SS, Alexander J, Karagiannidis I, Tsifintaris, Topaloudi A, Mantzaris D, Georgitsi M, Drineas P and Paschou P. Meta-analysis of Tourette Syndrome and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder provides support for a shared genetic basis. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2016 July; 10:Arcticle 340. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00340


Georgitsi M, Willsey J, Mathews CA, State M, Scharf J and Paschou P. The genetic etiology of Tourette Syndrome: Large-scale collaborative efforts on the precipice of discovery. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2016 July; 10:Article 351. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00351




Macrì S, Ceci C, Onori MP, Invernizzi RW, Bartolini E, Altabella L, Canese R, Imperi M, Orefici G, Creti R, Margarit I , Magliozzi R, Laviola L. Mice repeatedly exposed to Group-A β-Haemolytic Streptococcus show perseverative behaviors, impaired sensorimotor gating, and immune activation in rostral diencephalon. Scientific Reports. 2015 August; 5:13257. doi: 10.1038/srep13257




Onori MP, Ceci C, Laviola C, Macrì S. A behavioural test battery to investigate tic-like symptoms, stereotypies, attentional capabilities, and spontaneous locomotion in different mouse strains. Behavioural Brain Research. 2014 July; 367:95-105. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2014.03.023


Martino D, Zis P, Buttiglione M. The role of immune mechanisms in Tourette syndrome. Brain Research. 2014 May 15; Ebub ahead of print. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2014.04.027


Buse J , Kirschbaum C , Leckman JF , Munchau A, Roessner V. The Modulating Role of Stress in the Onset and Course of Tourette's Syndrome: A Review. Behavior Modification, 2014 March; 38(2):184-216. doi: 10.1177/0145445514522056




Macrì S, Ceci C, Altabella L, Canese R, Laviola, G. The Directive 2010/63/EU on animal experimentation may skew the conclusions of pharmacological and behavioural studies. Scientific Reports, 2013 Aug 08; 3:1-9.  doi:10.1038/srep02380


Roessner V, Hoekstra P. European Multicenter Tics in Children Studies (EMTICS): exploring the onset and course of tic disorders. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2013 July. 22(7):451-452. doi: 10.1007/s00787-013-0437-3


Macrì S, Onori MP, Laviola G. Theoretical and practical considerations behind the use of laboratory animals for the study of Tourette syndrome. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 2013 July, 37(6):1085-1100. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2013.03.014


Martino D, Laviola, G. The multifaceted nature of Tourette syndrome: Pre-clinical, clinical and therapeutic issues. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 2013 July; 37(6):993-996. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2013.02.018




Rickards H, Paschou P, Rizzo R, Stern J.S. A Brief History of the European Society for the Study of Tourette Syndrome. Behavioural Neurology, 2012 Nov 23; 207(1):3-5. doi: 10.3233/BEN-120287