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  • Cataldo Martucci, Anna Elisa Trovato, Barbara Costa, Elisa Borsani, Mariapia Colleoni
  • Medicine
  • PAIN®
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 June 2008)
  • Neuropathic pain consequent to peripheral injury is associated with local inflammation and overexpression of nitric oxide synthases (NOS) and inflammatory cytokines in locally recruited macrophages,Continue Reading
  • Barbara Costa, Anna Elisa Trovato, Francesca Comelli, Gabriella Giagnoni, Mariapia Colleoni
  • Medicine
  • European journal of pharmacology
  • 2007 (First Publication: 1 February 2007)
  • Cannabidiol, the major psycho-inactive component of cannabis, has substantial anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects. This study investigated its therapeutic potential on neuropathic (sciaticContinue Reading
  • Barbara Costa, Gabriella Giagnoni, Chiara Franke, Anna Elisa Trovato, Mariapia Colleoni
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • British journal of pharmacology
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 September 2004)
  • Cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychoactive marijuana constituent, was recently shown as an oral antihyperalgesic compound in a rat model of acute inflammation. We examined whether the CBD antihyperalgesicContinue Reading
  • Barbara Costa, Dario Siniscalco, +6 authors Gabriella Giagnoni
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • British journal of pharmacology
  • 2006 (First Publication: 29 January 2009)
  • An attractive alternative to the use of direct agonists at the cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1) in the control of neuropathic pain may be to potentiate the actions of endogenous cannabinoids. Thus,Continue Reading
  • Barbara Costa, Mariapia Colleoni, +4 authors Gabriella Giagnoni
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 March 2004)
  • Cannabidiol, the major non-psychoactive component of marijuana, has various pharmacological actions of clinical interest. It is reportedly effective as an anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic inContinue Reading
  • Barbara Costa, Mariapia Colleoni, +4 authors Gabriella Giagnoni
  • Medicine
  • British journal of pharmacology
  • 2004
  • The antinociceptive properties of cannabinoids in persistent pain are not fully elucidated. We investigated the effect of repeated treatment with the synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonist WINContinue Reading
  • Anna Elisa Valsecchi, Silvia Franchi, Alberto Emilio Panerai, Paola Sacerdote, Anna Elisa Trovato, Mariapia Colleoni
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Journal of neurochemistry
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 October 2008)
  • There is great interest in soy isoflavones as alternatives to endogenous estrogens not only in hormonal pathologies, but also in inflammatory, neurodegenerative diseases, and pain. We investigatedContinue Reading
  • Paola Sacerdote, Silvia Franchi, Anna Elisa Trovato, Anna Elisa Valsecchi, Mariapia Colleoni
  • Medicine
  • Neuroscience Letters
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 May 2008)
  • The proinflammatory cytokine tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF) is an important mediator in neuropathic pain. We investigated the temporal pattern of TNF mRNA expression in the sciatic nerve, inContinue Reading
  • Barbara Costa, Anna Elisa Trovato, Mariapia Colleoni, Gabriella Giagnoni, Tiziano Croci
  • Medicine
  • Pain
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 July 2005)
  • Many reports have shown the efficacy of cannabinoid agonists in chronic pain, whereas no report exists concerning the potential effect of cannabinoid antagonists following prolonged treatment. WeContinue Reading