Publications: Paolo E. Forni

  • Forni PE and Wray S (2014). GnRH, anosmia and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism - where are we? Frontiers in Neuroendocrinoogy. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Forni PE, Bharti K, Flannery EM, Shimogori T, Wray S (2013). The indirect role of FGF8 in defining neurogenic niches of the olfactory/GnRH systems. J.Neurosci. 33:19620-19634 ++Cover Picture
  • Forni PE and Wray S (2012). Neural Crest and olfactory system: new prospective. Molecular Neurobiology. 2012 Oct;46:349-60
  • Forni PE, Taylor-Burds C, Senkus Melvin V, Williams T, Wray S (2011). Neural crest and Ectodermal cells intermix in the nasal placode to give rise to GnRH-1 Neurons, Sensory Neurons and Olfactory Ensheathing Cells. J.Neurosci. 31:13023.        ++Cover Picture
  • Forni  PE, Fornaro M, Guénette S, Wray S (2011). A role for FE65 in controllingGnRH-1 neurogenesis. J. Neurosci. 31:480-91
  • Voyron S, Rocco F, Ceruti M, Forni PE, Pla AF, Sarpietro MG, Varese GC,  Marchisio VF (2009). Antifungal activity of bis-azasqualenes, inhibitors of  oxidosqualene cyclase. Mycoses. 53:481-7
  • Accornero P, Lattanzio G, Mangano T, Chiarle R, Taulli R, Bersani F, Forni PE, Miretti S, Scuoppo C, Dastrù W, X, Christensen JG , Crepaldi  T and Ponzetto C (2008). An in vivo Model of Met-driven Lymphoma as a Tool to Explore the Therapeutic Potential of Met Inhibitors. Clin Cancer Res. 14:2220-6.
  • Crepaldi T, Bersani F, Scuoppo C, Accornero P, Prunotto C, Taulli R, Forni PE, Leo C, Chiarle R, Griffiths J, Glass DJ, Ponzetto C (2007) Conditional activation of MET in differentiated skeletal muscle induces atrophy. J Biol Chem 282:6812-6822.
  • Scuoppo C, Riess I, Schmitt-Ney M, Allegra P, Forni PE, Bersani F, Taulli R, Accornero P, Crepaldi T, Ponzetto C (2007) The oncogenic transcription factor PAX3-FKHR can convert fibroblasts into contractile myotubes. Exp Cell Res 31:2308-17.
  • Taulli R, Scuoppo C, Bersani F, Accornero P, Forni PE, Miretti S, Grinza A, Allegra P, Schmitt-Ney M, Crepaldi T, Ponzetto C (2006) Validation of met as a therapeutic target in alveolar and embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. Cancer Res 66:4742-4749.
  • Forni PE, Scuoppo C, Imayoshi I, Taulli R, Dastru W, Sala V, Betz UA, Muzzi P, Martinuzzi D, Vercelli AE, Kageyama R, Ponzetto C (2006) High levels of Cre expression in neuronal progenitors cause defects in brain development leading to microencephaly and hydrocephaly. J Neurosci 26:9593-9602.
  • Taulli R, Accornero P, Follenzi A, Mangano T, Morotti A, Scuoppo C, Forni PE, Bersani F, Crepaldi T, Chiarle R, Naldini L, Ponzetto C (2005)RNAi technology and lentiviral delivery as a powerful tool to suppress Tpr-Met-mediated tumorigenesis. Cancer Gene Ther 12:456-463.
  • Forni PE*, Prunotto C*, Crepaldi T*, Ieraci A, Kelly RG, Tajbakhsh S, Buckingham M, Ponzetto C (2004) Analysis of Mlc-lacZ Met mutants highlights the essential function of Met for migratory precursors of hypaxial muscles and reveals a role for Met in the development of hyoid arch-derived facial muscles. Dev Dyn 231:582-591. *Equal contribution              ++Cover Picture
  • Forni PE*, Ieraci A*, Ponzetto C (2002) Viable hypomorphic signaling mutant of the Met receptor reveals a role for hepatocyte growth factor in postnatal cerebellar development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:15200-15205. * Equal contribution
  • Baldelli P, Forni PE, Carbone E (2000) BDNF, NT-3 and NGF induce distinct new Ca2+ channel synthesis in developing hippocampal neurons. Eur J Neurosci 12:4017-4032