Giampiero Di Paolo

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An electrophysiological analysis of field potentials and unitary responses evoked by visual, acoustic and somesthesic stimuli in thalamic associative nuclei was performed in 'encéphale isolé' cats. Photic responses were particularly pronounced in the pulvinar nucleus (Pul) including its inferior division, while in lateralis posterior (LP) and, to a lesser(More)
OBJECTIVE The Chiari I malformation is defined as tonsillar herniation of at least 3 to 5 mm below the foramen magnum. Although Chiari I malformation is considered to derive from a mesodermal disorder resulting in underdevelopment of the posterior fossa relative to its content, evidence for a possible heterogeneous etiology also has been reported. The aim(More)
Recent studies have suggested that a quantitative or a qualitative imbalance between the activity of proteases and its inhibitors hypothetically might be involved in intracranial aneurysm rupture. In the present study we test the hypothesis that the systemic reduction of alpha1-antitrypsin activity might be related to the elevated oxidative potential(More)
It is well-known that moods and emotions strongly affect our performances. Clearly, this holds also for software developers. Thus, modern managers, trainers, and coaches should be aware of moods and emotions of software developers in their teams. In this context, mining software repositories and social networks in combination can be an invaluable instrument(More)
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