Graziella Molini

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Fatal familial insomnia (FFI) is an inherited prion disease linked to a mutation at codon 178 of the PRNP gene that results in aspartic acid to asparagine substitution, in coupling phase with methionine at position 129. The disease is characterized clinically by insomnia with disturbances of the autonomic, endocrine, and motor systems and(More)
Received November 30, 2015; final revision received April 6, 2016; accepted April 11, 2016. From the Department of Cerebrovascular Disease, IRCCS Foundation Carlo Besta Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy (A.B., G.B.B., E.A.P., N.T.); Stroke Research Group, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom (H.S.M.);(More)
The concentration of choline in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients affected by primary dementia and in red blood cells (RBC) of depressed patients before and after treatment with lithium salts was determined using a chemiluminescent assay. The mean CSF concentration of choline was found to be 60 pmoles/ml (SD = 20 pmoles/ml) and this was lower than(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Lombardia GENS is a multicentre prospective study aimed at diagnosing 5 single-gene disorders associated with stroke (cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy, Fabry disease, MELAS [mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes], hereditary cerebral amyloid(More)
This work deals with the results of a clinical experience with viloxazine (VLZ) carried out on 43 depressed subjects of the female sex categorized with D.S.M. III criteria. Clinical ratings were made by means of the Hamilton Scale for depression and the Taylor self rating scale for anxiety. The results prove the efficacy of the drug in all the examined(More)
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