Marco Feruglio

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It has been found that disoriented children could use geometric information in combination with landmark information to reorient themselves in large but not in small experimental spaces. We tested domestic chicks in the same task and found that they were able to conjoin geometric and nongeometric (landmark) information to reorient themselves in both the(More)
BACKGROUND Individualization of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) dosing based on mycophenolic acid (MPA) therapeutic drug monitoring may minimize the risk of organ transplant rejection. The MPA area under the 12-hour concentration-time curve (MPA-AUC(0-12h)) is a more powerful predictor of rejection than are MPA trough levels. Measurement of MPA-AUC(0-12h,)(More)
Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) is essential to maintain the efficacy of many immunosuppressant drugs while minimizing their toxicity. TDM of mycophenolate mofetil requires area under the curve AUC determinations but appears laborious, costly, and clinically impractical. To overcome these problems, limited sampling strategies (LSS) have been proposed in(More)
Coughing induces cardioacceleratory responses under cholinergic control. The Cough Test (CT), a standardized test that uses a series of coughs with electrocardiographic monitoring, was used to assess the functional integrity of cardiovascular autonomic nerves. In 224 control subjects and 235 diabetic patients, heart-rate (HR) responses were compared with(More)
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