PUBLICATIONS

  1. Olivito G., Brunamonti E., Clausi S., Pani P., Chiricozzi F.R., Giamundo M., Molinari M., Leggio M., Ferraina S.. Atrophic degeneration of cerebellum impairs both the reactive and the proactive control of movement in the stop signal paradigm. Exp Brain Res Jul 17. doi: 10.1007/s00221-017-5027-z. [Epub ahead of print], 2017
  2. Olivito G., Dayan M., Battistoni V., Clausi S., Cercignani M., Molinari M., Leggio M., Bozzali M.. Bilateral effects of unilateral cerebellar lesions as detected by voxel based morphometry and diffusion imaging. PLoS ONE Jul 10;12(7):e0180439. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0180439, 2017
  3. Tedesco A.M., Bianchini F., Piccardi L., Clausi S., Berthoz A., Molinari M., Guariglia C., Leggio M.. Does the cerebellum contribute to human navigation by processing sequential information? Neuropsychology 31(5):564-574, 2017
  4. Olivito G., Cercignani M., Lupo M., Iacobacci C., Clausi S., Romano S., Masciullo M., Molinari M., Bozzali M., Leggio M.. Neural substrates of motor and cognitive dysfunctions in SCA2 patients: a network based statistics analysis. NeuroImage: Clinical 14, 719-725, 2017
  5. Adamaszek M., D’Agata F., Ferrucci R., Habas C., Keulen S., Kirkby K.C., Leggio M., Marien P., Molinari M., Moulton E., Orsi L., Van Overwalle F., Papadelis C., Priori A., Sacchetti B., Schutter D.J., Styliadis C., Verhoeven J.. Consensus Paper: Cerebellum and Emotion. Cerebellum, 16(2), 552-576, 2017.
  6. De Vico Fallani F., Clausi S., Leggio M., Chavez M., Valencia M., Maglione AG., Babiloni F., Cincotti F., Mattia D., Molinari M. Interhemispheric Connectivity.Characterizes Cortical Reorganization in Motor-Related Networks After Cerebellar Cerebellum 16(2), 358-375, 2017.
  7. Olivito G., Clausi S. , Laghi F., Tedesco A.M. , Baiocco R, Mastropasqua C., Molinari M., Cercignani M., Bozzali M., Leggio M.. Resting State functional connectivity changes between Dentate Nucleus and cortical social brain regions in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Cerebellum 16(2), 283-292, 2017.
  8. Dayan M., Olivito G., Molinari M., Cercignani M., Bozzali M., Leggio M.. Impact of cerebellar atrophy on cortical grey matter and cerebellar peduncles as assessed by voxel based morphometry and high angular resolution diffusion imaging. Functional Neurology, 31(3): 1-10, 2016
  9. Leggio, M.. Clinical Functional Topography in Cognition. In: Gruol, D.L.,Koibuchi, N., Manto, M., Molinari, M., Schmahmann, J.D., Shen, Y. (Eds.), Essentials of Cerebellum and Cerebellar Disorders, Springer. Chapter 53, pp. 391–396, 2016
  10. Clausi S., Coricelli G., Pisotta I., Pavone E.P., Lauriola M., Molinari M., Leggio M.. Cerebellar damage impairs the self-rating of regret feeling in a gambling task. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9:113, 2015.
  11. Lupo M., Troisi E., Chiricozzi F.R., Clausi S., Molinari M., Leggio M. Inability to Process Negative Emotions in Cerebellar Damage: a Functional Transcranial Doppler Sonographic Study. Cerebellum, 14(6), 663-669, 2015.
  12. Baumann O., Borra R.J., Bower J.M., Cullen K.E., Habas C., Ivry R.B., Leggio M., Mattingley J.B., Molinari M., Moulton E.A., Paulin M.G., Pavlova M.A., Schmahmann J.D., Sokolov A.A. Consensus Paper: The Role of the Cerebellum in Perceptual Processes. Cerebellum, 14(2), 197-220, 2015.
  13. Leggio M. and Molinari M. Cerebellar Sequencing: a Trick for Predicting the Future. Cerebellum., 14(1), 35-38, 2015.
  14. Molinari, M., Leggio, M.. Cerebellum: Cognitive Functions. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 3. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 327–331, 2015
  15. Molinari M. and Leggio M..Cerebellum and Verbal Fluency (Phonological and Semantic). In: “The Linguistic Cerebellum” Mariën and M. Manto (eds.), Academic Press, Chapter 4, pp. 63-80, 2015
  16. Brunamonti E., Chiricozzi F.R., Clausi S., Olivito G., Giusti M.A., Molinari M., Ferraina S., Leggio M.G.. Cerebellar damage impairs executive control and monitoring of movement generation.. PLoS One, Jan 17;9(1):e85997, 2014.
  17. Mariën P., Ackermann H., Adamaszek M., Barwood C.H.S., Beaton A., Desmond J., De Witte E., Fawcett A.J., Hertrich I., Küper M., Leggio M., Marvel C., Molinari M., Murdoch B.E., Nicolson R.I., Schmahmann J.D., Stoodley C.J., Thürling M., Timmann D., Wouters E., Ziegler W. Consensus Paper: Language and the cerebellum: an ongoing enigma. Cerebellum, 13(3), 386-410, 2014.
  18. Clausi S., Aloise F., Contento M.P., Pizzamiglio L., Molinari M., Leggio M. Monitoring mood states in everyday life: A new device for patients with cerebellar ataxia. Psychiatry Research, 220(1-2), 719-721, 2014.
  19. Clausi S., De Luca M., Chiricozzi F.R., Tedesco A.M., Casali C., Molinari M., Leggio MG.. Oculomotor deficits affect neuropsychological performance in oculomotor apraxia type 2. Cortex, 49(3), 691-701, 2013.
  20. Perciavalle V., Apps R., Bracha V., Delgado-García J.M., Gibson A.R., Leggio M., Carrel A.J., Cerminara N., Coco M., Gruart A., Sánchez-Campusano R.. Consensus Paper: Current Views on the Role of Cerebellar Interpositus Nucleus in Movement Control and Emotion. Cerebellum, 12(5), 738-757, 2013.
  21. Molinari M., Viscomi M.T. and Leggio M.G.. In: “Handbook of  the  Cerebellum and Cerebellar Disorders” M. Manto, D. Gruol, J. Schmahmann, N. Koibuchi and F. Rossi (eds.), Springer New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London. Part 5, pp. 1579-1594, 2013
  22. Molinari M. and Leggio M.G..Cerebellar sequencing for cognitive processing. In: “Handbook of  the  Cerebellum and Cerebellar Disorders” Manto, D. Gruol, J. Schmahmann, N. Koibuchi and F. Rossi (eds.), Springer New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London, Part 6, pp. 1701-1715, 2013
  23. Tedesco A.M., Chiricozzi F.R., Clausi S., Lupo M., Molinari M., Leggio M.G.. The cerebellar cognitive profile. Brain, 134(pt 12), 3672-3686, 2011.
  24. Leggio M.G., Chiricozzi F.R., Clausi S. Tedesco A.M., Molinari M.. The neuropsychological profile of cerebellar damage: the sequencing hypothesis. Cortex,47, 137-144, 2011.
  25. Petrosini L., De Bartolo P., Foti F., Gelfo F., Cutuli D., Leggio M.G., Mandolesi L.. On whether the environmental enrichment may provide cognitive and brain reserve. Brain Research Rev, 61(2), 221-239, 2009.
  26. Gelfo F., De Bartolo P., Giovine A., Petrosini L., Leggio M.G.. Layer and regional effects of enviromental enrichment on the pyramidal neuron morphology of the rat. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 91, 353-365, 2009.
  27. Molinari M., Restuccia D., Leggio M.G.. State Estimation, Response Prediction, and Cerebellar Sensory Processing for Behavioral Control.Cerebellum, 8(3), 399-402, 2009.
  28. Clausi S., Bozzali M., Leggio M.G., Di Paola M., Hagberg G., Caltagirone C., Molinari M.. Quantification of grey matter changes in the cerebral cortex after isolated cerebellar damage: a voxel-based morphometry study. Neuroscience, 162(3), 827- 835, 2009.
  29. Molinari M. and Leggio M.G. Cerebellum: clinical In “ Encyclopedia of Neuroscience” L.R. Squire (ed.), Oxford: Academic Press, vol. 2, pp. 737-742, 2009
  30. Mandolesi L., De Bartolo P., Foti F., Gelfo F., Federico F., Leggio M.G., Petrosini L. Environmental enrichment provides a cognitive reserve to be spent in the case of brain lesion.Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 15, 11-28, 2008.
  31. De Bartolo P., Leggio M.G., Mandolesi L., Foti F., Gelfo F., Ferlazzo F., Petrosini L. Environmental enrichment mitigates the effects of basal forebrain lesions on cognitive flexibility behaviors. Neuroscience, 154, 444 – 453, 2008.
  32. Leggio M.G., Tedesco A.M., Chiricozzi F.R., Clausi S., Orsini A.and Molinari M.. Cognitive sequencing impairment in patients with focal or atrophic cerebellar damage. Brain 131 (Pt 5), 1332-1343, 2008.
  33. Chiricozzi F.R., Clausi S., Molinari M. and Leggio M.G.. Phonological short-term store impairment after cerebellar lesion: a single case study. Neuropsychologia, 46/7, 1940-1953,2008.
  34. Molinari M., Chiricozzi F.R., Clausi S. Tedesco A.M., De Lisa G.M., Leggio M.G. Cerebellum and detection of sequences, from perception to cognition. Cerebellum, 7(4), 611-615, 2008.
  35. Restuccia D., Della Marca G., Valeriani M., Leggio M.G., Molinari M.Cerebellar damage impairs detection of somatosensory input changes. A somatosensory mismatch-negativity study. Brain 130 (Pt 1), 276-287, 2007.
  36. Mandolesi L., Leggio M.G., Spirito F., Federico F., Petrosini L. Is the cerebellum involved in the visuo-locomotor associative learning? Behav Brain Res, 184: 47-56, 2007.
  37. Molinari M. and Leggio M.G. Cerebellar information processing and visuospatial functions. Cerebellum, 6: 214-220, 2007.
  38. Molinari M., Leggio M.G. and Thaut M.H. The cerebellum and neural networks for rhythmic sensorimotor synchronization in the human brain. Cerebellum 6(1): 18-23, 2007.
  39. Leggio M. G., Federico F., Neri P., Graziano A., Mandolesi and Petrosini L. NMDA receptor activity in learning spatial procedural strategies: I. The influence of hippocampal lesions. Brain Research Bulletin 70, 347-355, 2006.
  40. Federico F., Leggio M. G., Neri P., Mandolesi and Petrosini L. NMDA receptor activity in learning spatial procedural strategies. II. The influence of cerebellar lesions Brain Research Bulletin 70, 356-367, 2006.
  41. Federico F., Leggio M. G., Mandolesi and Petrosini L. The NMDA receptor antagonist CGS 19755 disrupts recovery following cerebellar lesions. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 24, 1-7, 2006.
  42. Molinari M., Leggio M.G., Filippini V., Gioia M.C., Cerasa A. and Thaut M. Sensorimotor transduction of time information is preserved in subjects with cerebellar damage. Brain Res Bull, 67, 448-458, 2005.
  43. Leggio M.G., Mandolesi L., Federico F., Spirito F., Gelfo F., Ricci B. and Petrosini L.. Environmental enrichment promotes improved spatial abilities and enhanced dendritic growth in the rat. Behav Brain Res, 163, 78-90, 2005.
  44. Molinari M., Restuccia D. and Leggio M.G.. Cerebellar information flow in the thalamus. Implications for cortical functions. Thalamus and Related Systems, 3 (2),141-146, 2005.
  45. Mantuano E., Veneziano L., Spadaro M., Giunti P., Guida S., Leggio M.G.,  Verricello L., Wood N., Jodice C. and Frontali M. Clusters of non-truncating mutation of P/Q type Ca2+ channel subunit Cav1  causing episodic ataxia 2. J Med Genet, 41, 2004.
  46. Molinari M., Petrosini L., Misciagna S. and Leggio M.G.. Visuospatial abilities in cerebellar disorders. J Neurol Neurosur Psychiat, 75, 235-240, 2004.
  47. Petrosini L., Graziano A., Mandolesi L., Neri P., Molinari M. and Leggio M.G.. Watch how to do it! New advances in learning by observation. Brain Research Reviews, 42(3), 252-264, 2003.
  48. Mandolesi L, Leggio M.G., Spirito F. and Petrosini L. Cerebellar contribution to spatial event processing: do spatial procedures contribute to formation of spatial declarative knowledge?European Journal of Neuroscience, 18(9), 2618-2626, 2003.
  49. Leggio M.G., Graziano A ., Mandolesi L., Molinari M., Neri P. and Petrosini L. A new paradigm to analyze observational learning in rats.Brain Research Protocols, 12(2), 83-90, 2003.
  50. Molinari, Leggio M. G., De Martin M., Cerasa A., and Thaut M.. Neurobiology of rhythmic motor entrainment.Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol 999, 313-321, 2003.
  51. Molinari M., Filippini V. and Leggio M.G.. Neuronal plasticity of interrelated cerebellar and cortical networks. Neuroscience, 111 (4), 863-870, 2002.
  52. Graziano A., Leggio M.G., Mandolesi L., Neri P., Molinari M. and Petrosini L.. Learning power of single behavioral units in acquisition of a complex spatial behavior: an observational learning study in cerebellar-lesioned rats.Behavioral Neuroscience, 116, 116-125, 2002.
  53. Popken G.J., Leggio M.G., Bunney Jr W.E. and Jones E.G.. Expression of mRNAs related to the GABAergic and glutamatergic neurotransmitter systems in the human thalamus: normal and schizophrenic. Thalamus and Related Systems, 1, 349-369, 2002.
  54. Mandolesi L., Leggio M.G., Graziano A., Neri P. and Petrosini L.. Cerebellar contribution to spatial event processing: involvement in procedural and working memory components. European Journal of Neuroscience, 14(12), 2011-2022, 2001.
  55. Leggio M.G., Molinari M., Neri P., Graziano A., Mandolesi L. and Petrosini L. . Representation of actions in rats: The role of cerebellum in learning spatial performances by observation. P Natl Acad Sci USA, 97, 2320-2325, 2000.
  56. Leggio M.G., Silveri M.C., Petrosini L. and Molinari M. Phonological grouping is specifically affected in cerebellar patients: a verbal fluency study. J Neurol Neurosur Psychiat, 69, 102-106, 2000.
  57. Molinari M., Filippini V., Leggio M.G.. Cervelletto e comportamento. Deficit procedurale e controllo affettivo. In:”Il Cervelletto. Dalle funzioni cognitive alla psicopatologia” Castrogiovanni and L. Luccarelli (eds.), SEE – Firenze, pp.69-80, 2000.
  58. Leggio M.G., Neri P., Graziano A., Mandolesi L., Molinari M. and Petrosini L. Cerebellar contribution to spatial event processing: characterization of procedural learning. Exp Brain Res, 127, 1-11, 1999.
  59. Silveri M.C., Misciagna S., Leggio M.G. and Molinari M.. Cerebellar spatial dysgraphia: further evidence. J Neurol, 246, 312-313, 1999.
  60. Silveri M.C., Di Betta A.M., Filippini V., Leggio M.G. and Molinari M.. Verbal short-term store-rehearsal system and the cerebellum. Evidence from a patient with a right cerebellar lesion. Brain, 121, 2175-2187, 1998.
  61. Petrosini L., Leggio M.G. and Molinari M.. The cerebellum in the spatial problem solving: a co-star or a guest star? Prog Neurobiol, 56, 191-210, 1998.
  62. Molinari M., Leggio M.G., Solida A., Ciorra R., Misciagna S., Silveri M.C. and Petrosini L.. Cerebellum and procedural learning: evidence from focal cerebellar lesions. Brain, 120, 1753-1762, 1997.
  63. Silveri M.C., Misciagna S, Leggio M.G., Molinari M.. Spatial dysgraphia and cerebellar lesion: a case report. Neurology, 48, 1529-1532, 1997.
  64. Molinari M., Leggio M.G., Silveri M.C.. Verbal fluency and agrammatism. Int Rev Neurobiol, 41, 325-339, 1997.
  65. Molinari M., Leggio M.G., Silveri M.C.. Verbal fluency and agrammatism.. In: The Cerebellum and Cognition. In : “INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF NEUROBIOLOGY”, vol. 41, pp. 325-339, 1997 ISSN: 0074-7742
  66. Huntsman M.M., Leggio M.G. and Jones E.G., Nucleus-specific expression of GABAAreceptor subunit mRNAs in monkey thalamus. J Neurosci, 16, 3571-3589, 1996.
  67. Silveri M.C. and Leggio M.G.. Influence of disorders of visual perception in Word-to-Picture Matching Tasks in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Brain and Language, 54, 326-334, 1996.
  68. Molinari M., Leggio M.G., Di Lazzaro V.. Experimental correlations between cerebral blood flow and cortical functions after cerebellar lesions. Acta Medica Romana 34 (3), 320-327, 1996.
  69. Leggio M.G., Cappa A., Molinari M., Corsello S.M. and Gainotti G.. Pseudotumor Cerebri as presenting syndrome of Addisonian crisis. Ital J Neurol Sci, 16, 387-389, 1995.
  70. Molinari M., Dell’Anna M.E., Rausell E., Leggio M.G., Hashikawa T. and Jones E.G.. Auditory Thalamocortical pathways defined in Monkeys by Calcium-Binding Protein Immunoreactivity. J Comp Neurol, 362, 171-194, 1995.
  71. Huntsman M.M., Leggio M.G. and Jones E.G., Expression patterns and deprivation effects on GABAAreceptor subunit and GAD mRNAs in monkey lateral geniculate nucleus. J Comp Neurol, 352, 235-247, 1995.
  72. Di Lazzaro V., Restuccia D., Nardone R., Leggio M.G., Oliviero A., Profice P., Tonali P., Molinari M.. Motor cortex changes in a patient with hemicerebellectomy. Electroencephalograpfy and Clinical Neurophysiology, 97, 259-263, 1995.
  73. Hashikawa T., Molinari M., Rausell E., Dell’Anna M.E., Leggio M.G. and Jones E.G.. Auditory Cortex: Chemoarchitecture and connectional organization. RIKEN Review, 9, 9-10, 1995.
  74. Silveri M.C., Leggio M.G., Molinari M.. The Cerebellum contributes to linguistic production: a case of agrammatic speech following a right cerebellar lesion. Neurology, 44, 2047-2050, 1994.
  75. Di Lazzaro V., Molinari M., Restuccia D., Leggio M.G., Nardone R., Fogli D., Tonali P.A.. Cerebro-Cerebellar interactions in man: neurophysiological studies in patients with focal cerebellar lesions. Electroenceph Clin Neurophysiol, 93, 27-34, 1994.
  76. Di Lazzaro V., Restuccia D., Molinari M., Leggio M.G., Nardone R., Fogli D., Tonali P.A.. Excitability of the Motor Cortex to Magnetic Stimulation in patients with cerebellar lesions. J Neurol Neurosur Psychiat, 57, 108-110, 1994.
  77. Hashikawa T., Leggio M.G., Hattori R. and Yui Y.. Nitric Oxide synthase immunoreactivity colocalized with NADPH-diaphorase histochemistry in monkey Cerebral Cortex. Brain Res, 641, 341-349, 1994.
  78. Molinari M., Leggio M.G., Dell’ Anna M.E., Giannetti S., Macchi G.. Chemical compartmentation and relationships between Calcium-binding protein immunoreactivity and layer-specific cortical and caudate-projecting cells in the anterior intralaminar nuclei of the cat. Eur J Neurosci, 6(3), 299-312, 1994.
  79. Molinari M., Leggio M.G., Dell’Anna M.E., Giannetti S., Macchi G (1993). Structural evidence in favour of a relay function for the anterior intralaminar nuclei.. In: D. MINCIACCHI; M. MOLINARI; G. MACCHI; E.G. JONES. In: “Thalamic Networks for Relay and Modulation”, pp. 197-208, 1993 Pergamon Press, ISBN: 0080422748