(1984, with Honors).
Specialty: Neurology (1988, with Honors)
AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Associate Professor of Human Anatomy, Catholic University, Rome
(1992 - present)
Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy, Catholic University, Rome
(1988 - 1992)
Postdoctoral Fellow of Human Anatomy, Catholic University, Rome
(1986 - 1988)
Peter Ohara Laboratory, Dept. of Anatomy, University of California
San Francisco, USA (September 1997 - February 1998)
Luc Jasmin and Peter Ohara Laboratory, Dept. of Anatomy, University
of California San Francisco, USA (September October 2000)
a) organization of subcortico-cortical connections (see publ. 1-4);
b) development of the cerebral cortex and its connections (see publ.
c) experimental models of altered cortical development (see publ.
6 and 7).
Minciacchi, D., A. Granato, and P. Barbaresi (1991) Organization
of claustro-cortical projections to the primary somatosensory area
of primates. Brain Research., 553: 309-312
A., M. Santarelli, and D. Minciacchi (1991) Bihemispheric organization
of amygdalo-cortical projections in the rat. Neuroscience Letters,
Minciacchi, D., A. Granato, A. Antonini, G. Tassinari, M. Santarelli,
L. Zanolli, and G. Macchi (1995) Mapping subcortical extrarelay
afferents onto primary somatosensory and visual areas in cats. Journal
of Comparative Neurology, 362: 46-70
4) Minciacchi, D., and A. Granato (1997) How relevant are subcortical
maps for the cortical machinery? An hypothesis based on parametric
study of extra-relay afferents to primary sensory areas. In: "Self-Organization,
Computational Maps, and Motor Control", Morasso, P. and V.
Sanguineti (eds), North-Holland, Amsterdam, pp. 149-168
D., and A. Granato (1989) Development of the thalamocortical system:
Transient-crossed projections to the frontal cortex in neonatal
rats. J. Comp. Neurol., 281: 1-12
A., , M. Santarelli, A. Sbriccoli and D. Minciacchi (1995) Multifaceted
alterations of the thalamo-cortico-thalamic loop in adult rats prenatally
exposed to ethanol. Anat. Embryol., 191: 11-23
S., P. Gaglini, F. Di Rocco, C. Di Rocco and A. Granato (2000) Organization
of cortico-cortical associative projections in a rat model of microgyria.
Neuroreport 11: 2185-2189