De Gennaro Luigi

Ritratto di De Gennaro Luigi
Professore Ordinario
Settore disciplinare: 
MPSI02
Ricevimento: 
Venerdi 15.00-18.00
Stanza: 
209
Edificio: 
Via dei Marsi 78, Roma.
Telefono: 
0649917647 (27647)
Fax: 
0649917508
Informazioni personali: 

AREA DI RICERCA

 

- Neurophysiology: Heritability , Excitability of motor cortex, Cortico-Hippocampal networks, Corpus callosum, Sleep fragmentation, Sleep onset, Sleep inertia, Sleepiness, Oculomotor system, Placebo effect, Phasic events of REM and NREM sleep, Dream recall, Personality correlates of dreaming, Hemispheric asymmetries, Spatial learning and memory, Exposure to GSM fields. 
 
- Techniques:
Conventional and quantitative EEG
TMS
MEG
ERP 
EMG (nerve conduction studies)
EOG (oculomotor system studies)
 
- Pathology:
Sleep disorders
Depression
 
- Current projects:
1. Heritability of sleep/sleep propensity measures
2. Cortico-Hippocampal EEG activity in humans (and relation with memory consolidation)
3. Neurophysiology of sleep disorders, Long Term Potenziation, and local sleep (a. normal adults; b. elderly; c. depressed patients)
5. Cortical excitability of motor cortex and EEG correlates of sleep propensity 
6. Cortical topography of sleep in neurodegenerative disorders [a. Mild Cognitive Impairment; b. Alzheimer diesease]
7. Local sleep changes following repeated Trascranial Magnetic Stimulation treatment of major depression.
Curriculum: 
Pubblicazioni: 

Peer-reviewed%202007-2012.doc

Bertini M., Ferrara M., De Gennaro L., Curcio G., Moroni F., Vecchio F.,De Gasperis M., Rossini MP., Babiloni C. Directional information flows between hemispheres during pre-sleep and early sleep stages. Cerebral Cortex2007;17:1970-1978 I.F.=6.544

 

Marzano C., Fratello F., Moroni F., Pellicciari M.C., Curcio G., Ferrara M, Ferlazzo F.,De Gennaro L.Slow eye movements and subjective estimates of sleepiness predict EEG power changes during sleep deprivation. Sleep2007; 30:610-616 I.F.= 5.051

 

Valentini E., Curcio G., Moroni F., Ferrara M., De Gennaro L., Bertini M. Neurophysiological effects of mobile phone electromagnetic fields on humans: a comprehensive review. Bioelectromagnetics 2007; 28: 415-32 I.F.= 1.842

 

De Gennaro L., Marzano C., Veniero D., Moroni F., Fratello F., Curcio G., Ferrara M., Ferlazzo F., Novelli L., Pellicciari M.C., Bertini M., Rossini P.M. Neurophysiological correlates of sleepiness: a combined TMS and EEG study. Neuroimage 2007;36: 1277-87I.F.=5.895

 

MoroniF., NobiliL., CurcioG., De CarliF., FratelloF., MarzanoC., De Gennaro L., LorussoG., BertiniM., Ferrara M.Sleep in the human hippocampus: a stereo-EEG study. PLoS ONE2007 2(9):e867 I.F.=4.092

 

Capozzi F., Casini M.P., De Gennaro L., Nicolais G.P., Solano L. Psychiatric comorbidity in learning disorder: Analysis of family variables. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev.2008; 39: 101-110. I.F.= 1.934

 

Tecchio F., Zappasodi F., Pasqualetti P., De Gennaro L., Pellicciari M.C., Ercolani M., Rossini P.M. Age dependence of primary motor cortex plasticity induced by Paired Associative Stimulation Clinical Neurophysiology2008; 119: 675–682 I.F.= 3.406

 

Romei V., De Gennaro L., Fratello F., Curcio G., Ferrara M., Pascual-Leone A., Bertini M. Interhemispheric transfer deficit in alexithymia: A transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics2008; 77:175-181 I.F.= 6.284

 

Curcio G., Valentini E., Moroni F., Ferrara M., De Gennaro L., Bertini M. Psychomotor performance is not influenced by brief repeated exposures to mobile phones psychomotor performance not influenced by brief repeated exposures to mobile phones. Bioelectromagnetics2008; 29: 237-241 I.F.=1.842

 

Ferrara M., Iaria G., Tempesta D., Curcio G., Moroni F., Marzano C., De Gennaro L., Pacitti C. Sleep to find your way: The role of sleep in the consolidation of memory for navigation in humans. Hippocampus2008, 18: 844-851 I.F.= 5.176

 

De Gennaro L., Marzano C., Fratello F., Moroni F., Pellicciari M.C., Ferlazzo F., Costa S., Couyoumdjian A., Curcio G., Sforza E., Malafosse A., Finelli L., Pasqualetti P., Ferrara M., Bertini M., Rossini P.M. The electroencephalographic fingerprint of sleepisgenetically determined: A twin study. Annals of Neurology2008, 64: 455-460 I.F.= 11.089

 

De Gennaro L., Fratello F., Marzano C., Moroni F., Curcio G., Tempesta D., Pellicciari M.C., Pirulli C. Ferrara M., Rossini P.M. Cortical plasticity induced by transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) during wakefulness affects EEG activity during sleep. PLoS ONE2008 3(6): e2483 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002483 I.F. = 4.092

 

MoroniF., NobiliL., CurcioG., De CarliF., Tempesta D., MarzanoC., De Gennaro L., Cossu M., Francione S., LorussoG., Ferrara M.The effects of declarative and procedural learning on hippocampal sleep in humans. Neuroimage200842:911-8. I.F.=5.895

 

De Gennaro L.Neurobiology wakes up for research on sleep disorders: An integration of basic and clinical research. Current Pharmaceutical Design 2008; 14: 3384-3385. I.F.= 3.870

 

Marzano C, Ferrara M, Sforza E, De Gennaro L.Quantitative EEG and sleep disorders: a new window on pathophysiological mechanisms. Current Pharmaceutical Design 2008; 14: 3446-3455.I.F.= 3.870

 

Siebner H.R., Bergmann T.O., Bestmann S., Massimini M., Johansen-Berg H., Mochizuki H., Bohning D.E., Boorman E.D., Groppa S., Miniussi C., Pascual-Leone A., Huber R., Taylor P.C.J., Ilmoniemi R.J., De Gennaro L., Strafella A., Kähkönen S., Klöppel S., Frisoni G.B., George M.S., Hallett M., Brandt S.A., Rushworth M.F., Ziemann U., Rothwell J.C., Ward N., Cohen L.G., Baudewig J., Paus T., Ugawa Y., Rossini P.M. Consensus paper: Combining transcranial stimulation with neuroimaging. Brain Stimulation2009; 2: 58-80.I.F.= 3.755

 

Bertini M., Ferrara M., De Gennaro L., Curcio G., Moroni F., Vecchio F.,Infarinato F., Rossini MP., Babiloni C. Directional information flows between brain hemispheres across waking, non-REM and REM sleep states: An EEG study. Brain Res Bull.2009; 78:270-5. I.F.= 2.818

 

Curcio G., Ferrara M., Limongi T., Tempesta D., Di Sante G., De Gennaro L., Quaresima V., Ferrari M.Acute mobile phones exposure affects frontal cortex hemodynamics as evidenced by functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism. 2009; 29: 903-910. I.F.= 5.008

 

Couyoumdjian A., Sdoia S., Tempesta D., Curcio G., Rastellini E., De Gennaro L., Ferrara M.The effects of sleep and sleep deprivation on task switching performance. Journal of Sleep Research 2010; 19: 64-70.  I.F.=3.157

 

Marzano C., Ferrara M.,Curcio G., De Gennaro L.The effects of sleep deprivation in humans: Topographical electroencephalographic changes in NREM versus REM sleep.Journal of Sleep Research 2010; 19: 260-268I.F.= 3.157

 

Pellicciari M.C., Rosato M., Miniussi C., P.M. Rossini, De Gennaro L.Physiological aging and plasticity in the somatosensory cortex. Neuroscience2009 163: 266-76 I.F.= 3.380

 

Pellicciari M.C., Veniero D., Marzano C., Moroni F., Pirulli C., Curcio G., Ferrara M., Miniussi C., Rossini P.M., De Gennaro L.Heritability of intracortical inhibition and facilitation. Journal of Neuroscience2009; 29: 8897-900. I.F.= 7.115

 

De Gennaro L., Marzano C., Moroni F., Curcio G., Ferrara M.,Cipolli C. Recovery sleep after sleep deprivation almost completely abolish dream recall. Behav Brain Res 2010; 206: 293-298 I.F.= 3.417

 

Tempesta D., Couyoumdjian A., Curcio G., Moroni F., Marzano C., De Gennaro L., Ferrara M. Lack of sleep affects emotion evaluation.Brain Res Bull.2010; 82: 104-108 I.F.=2.818

 

Valentini E., Ferrara M., Presaghi F., De Gennaro L., Curcio G. Systematic review and meta-analysis of psychomotor effects of mobile phone electromagnetic fields: human health implications? Occupational and Environmental Medicine2010;67:708-716  doi:10.1136/oem.2009.047027  I.F.=3.020

 

Marzano C, de Simoni E, Tempesta D, Ferrara M, De Gennaro L.Sleep deprivation suppresses the increase of rapid eye movement density across sleep cycles.J Sleep Res. 2011 2011; 20(3):386-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2010.00886.x I.F.= 3.157

 

De Gennaro L.Cipolli C., Cherubini A., Assogna F., Cacciari C., Marzano C., Curcio G., Ferrara M., Caltagirone C., Spalletta G. Amygdala and hippocampus volumetry and diffusivity in relation to dreaming. Human Brain Mapping2011 32(9):1458-70. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21120. I.F.= 5.880

 

Marzano C, Ferrara M, Moroni F, De Gennaro L.Electroencephalographic sleep inertia of the awakening brain.Neuroscience. 2011, 176. 308-317 I.F.= 3.380

 

Ferrara M, De Gennaro L.Going local: Insights from EEG and stereo-EEG studies of the human sleep-wake cycle. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, Invited Review, 2011; 11(19): 2423-2437. I.F.= 4.174

 

Marzano C, Ferrara M, Mauro F, Moroni F, Gorgoni M, Tempesta D, Cipolli C, De Gennaro L.Recalling and forgetting dreams: Theta and alpha oscillations during sleep predict subsequent dream recall. Journal of Neuroscience2011;3: 6674-83. I.F.= 7.115

 

Tempesta D, Mazza M, Iaria G, De Gennaro L, Ferrara M. A specific deficit in spatial memory acquisition in post-traumatic stress disorder and the role of sleep in its consolidation. Hippocampus2012;  22:1154–1163 doi: 10.1002/hipo.20961. I.F.= 5.176

 

Nobili L., Ferrara M., Moroni F., De Gennaro L., Lo Russo G., Campus C., Cardinale F., De Carli F.Dissociated wake-like and sleep-like electro-cortical activity during sleep. Neuroimage 2011; 58: 612-9. I.F.=5.895

 

Tempesta D., Couyoumdjian A., Moroni F., Marzano C., De Gennaro L., Ferrara M.The impact of one night of sleep deprivation on moral judgments. Social Neuroscience7 (3): 292-300, 2012.  DOI: 10.1080/17470919.2011.614002 I.F.= 2.738

 

Valentini E, Ferrara M, Presaghi F, De Gennaro L, Curcio G. Republished review: Systematic review and meta-analysis of psychomotor effects of mobile phone electromagnetic fields.Postgrad Med J2011; 87(1031): 643-51. I.F.= 1.939

 

De Gennaro L., Marzano C., Cipolli C., Ferrara M.HOW WE REMEMBER THE STUFF THAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF: Neurobiological approaches to the brain mechanisms of dream recall. Behav Brain Res 226 (2012) 592– 596. Doi10.1016/j.bbr.2011.10.017 I.F.= 3.417

 

Curcio G., Tempesta D., Scarlata S., Marzano C., Moroni F.,Rossini P-M.,Ferrara M., De Gennaro L. Validity of the Italian version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI). Neurological Sciences2012 Apr 13 [Epub ahead of print] DOI 10.1007/s10072-012-1085-y I.F.= 1.315

 

MoroniF., NobiliL., De CarliF., Massimini M.,Francione S., MarzanoC., Proserpio P., Cipolli C., De Gennaro L., Ferrara M.Slow EEG rhythms and inter-hemispheric synchronization across sleep and wakefulness in the human hippocampus. Neuroimage60 (2012) 497–504doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.11.093 I.F.=5.895

 

Nobili L., De Gennaro L., Proserpio P., Moroni F., Sarasso S., Pigorini A., De Carli F., Ferrara M.Local aspects of sleep: observations from intracerebral recordings in humans. Progress Brain Research199; 2012 I.F.=3.040 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-59427-3.00013-7

Ferrara M.,Moroni F., De Gennaro L., Nobili L. Hippocampal sleep features: relations to human memory function Frontiers in Neurology2012; 3 (57) URL=http://www.frontiersin.org/Journal/Abstract.aspx?s=1022&name=sleep_and_c...