Macrì S, Zoratto F, Chiarotti F, Laviola G (2018). Can laboratory animals violate behavioural norms? Towards a preclinical model of conduct disorder. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 91: pp. 102-111. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.01.047


Schrag A, Martino D, Apter A et al. (entire EMTICS consortium) (2018). European Multicentre Tics in Children Studies (EMTICS): protocol for two cohort studies to assess risk factors for tic onset and exacerbation in children and adolescents. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. eArticle, 19 pages. doi: e10.1007/s00787-018-1190-4


Macrì S, Spinello C, Widomska J, Magliozzi R, Poelmans G, Invernizzi RW, Creti R, Roessner V, Bartolini E, Margarit I, Glennon J, Laviola G (2018). Neonatal corticosterone mitigates autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcus in mice. Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group. 8(1): eArticle, 12 pages. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28372-3 


Adriani W, Romano E, Pucci M, Pascale E, Cerniglia L, Cimino S, Tambelli R, Curatolo P, Granstrem O, Maccarrone M, Laviola G, D’Addario C. Potential for diagnosis versus therapy monitoring of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a new epigenetic biomarker interacting with both genotype and auto-immunity. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 27(2): pp. 241-252. doi: 10.1007/s00787-017-1040-9




Laviola G, Zoratto F, Ingiosi D, Carito V, Huzard D, Fiore M, Macrì S (2017). Low empathy-like behaviour in male mice associates with impaired sociability, emotional memory, physiological stress reactivity and variations in neurobiological regulations. GPLoS One. 12(12): eArticle 0188907. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188907


Neri V, Silvestri PR, Cardona F (2017). Comment on: Tics in the Pediatric Population: Pragmatic Management. Movement Disorders - Clinical Practice. 4(4): pp. 639-640. doi: 10.1002/mdc3.12465 




Spinello C, Laviola L, Macrì S (2016). Pediatric Autoimmune Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections and Tourette's Syndrome in Preclinical Studies. Frontiers in Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00310


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


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




Canese R, Zoratto F, Altabella L, Porcari P, Mercurio L, de Pasquale F, Butti E, Martino G,  Lacivita E, Leopoldo M, Laviola G, Adriani W (2015). Persistent modification of forebrain networks and metabolism in rats following adolescent exposure to a 5-HT7 receptor agonist. Psychopharmacology. 232(1): pp. 75-89. doi: 10.1007/s00213-014-3639-6 


Giana G, Romano E, Porfirio MC, D'Ambrosio R, Giovinazzo S, Troianiello M, Barlocci E, Travaglini D, Granstrem O, Pascale E, Tarani L, Curatolo P, Laviola G, Adriani W (2015). Detection of auto-antibodies to DAT in the serum: Interactions with DAT genotype and psycho-stimulant therapy for ADHD. Journal of Neuroimmunology. 278: pp. 212-222. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2014.11.008 


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 (2015). Mice repeatedly exposed to Group-A β-Haemolytic Streptococcus show perseverative behaviors, impaired sensorimotor gating, and immune activation in rostral diencephalon. Scientific Reports. 5: eArticle 13257. doi: 10.1038/srep13257


Openneer TJC, Abdulkadir M, Forde NJ, Dietrich A, Hoekstra PJ (2015). New impulses for tic research through international collaboration. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie. 57(12): pp. 902-906.


Martino D, Zis P, Buttiglione M (2015). The role of immune mechanisms in Tourette syndrome. Brain Research. 1617: pp. 126-143. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.04.027


Ceci C, Onori MP, Macrì S, Laviola G (2015). Interaction Between the Endocannabinoid and Serotonergic System in the Exhibition of Head Twitch Response in Four Mouse Strains. Neurotoxicity Research. 27(3): pp. 275-283. doi: 10.1007/s12640-014-9510-z




Altabella L, Sbriccoli M, Zoratto F, Poleggi A, Vinci R, Lacivita E, Leopoldo M, Laviola G, Cardone F, Canese R, Adriani W (2014). Differential responses to acute administration of a new 5-HT7-R agonist as a function of adolescent pre-treatment: phMRI and immuno-histochemical study. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 8: eArticle 427, 11 pages. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00427


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


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




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


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


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


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


Rickards H, Paschou P, Rizzo R, Stern J.S (2013). A Brief History of the European Society for the Study of Tourette Syndrome. Behavioural Neurology. 27(1): pp. 3-5. doi: 10.3233/BEN-120287




Adriani W, Koot S, Columba-Cabezas S, Romano E, Travaglini D, van den Bos R, Granstrem O, Ali SF, Laviola G (2012). Immunization with DAT fragments is associated with long-term striatal impairment, hyperactivity and reduced cognitive flexibility in mice. Behavioral and Brain Functions. 8(1): eArticle 54, 14 pages. doi: 10.1186/1744-9081-8-54


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