Sign in to see private stats on your profile page — or add photo, interests, videos, mentoring, etc.

    Alessandro Didonna, PhD

    TitleAdjunct Instructor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address675 Nelson Rising Lane
    San Francisco CA 94158
    vCardDownload vCard

      Collapse Biography 
      Collapse Education and Training
      University of Bari, ItalyB.Sc.Cell and Molecular Biology2004
      University of Bari, ItalyM.Sc.Cell and Molecular Biology2006
      International School for Advanced Studies, ItalyPh.D.Functional and Structural Genomics2010
      Northwestern UniversityPostdoctoral FellowNeurology2011
      University of California, San FranciscoPostdoctoral FellowNeurology2013
      Collapse Awards and Honors
      Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society (FISM)2015 - 2017Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship
      ANA2015 Meeting2015Travel grant
      ASCB2016 Meeting2016Travel grant

      Collapse ORNG Applications 
      Collapse In The News

      Collapse Bibliographic 
      Collapse Publications
      Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact us for help.
      List All   |   Timeline
      1. Didonna A, Opal P. Advances in Sequencing Technologies for Understanding Hereditary Ataxias: A Review. JAMA Neurol. 2016 Oct 17. PMID: 27749953.
        View in: PubMed
      2. Didonna A, Cekanaviciute E, Oksenberg JR, Baranzini SE. Immune cell-specific transcriptional profiling highlights distinct molecular pathways controlled by Tob1 upon experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Sci Rep. 2016; 6:31603. PMID: 27546286.
        View in: PubMed
      3. Didonna A, Benetti F. . Post-translational modifications in neurodegeneration. AIMS Biophysics. 2016; 1(3):27-49.
      4. Didonna A. Preclinical Models of Multiple Sclerosis: Advantages and Limitations Towards Better Therapies. Curr Med Chem. 2016; 23(14):1442-59. PMID: 27048376.
        View in: PubMed
      5. Didonna A, Isobe N, Caillier SJ, Li KH, Burlingame AL, Hauser SL, Baranzini SE, Patsopoulos NA, Oksenberg JR. A non-synonymous single-nucleotide polymorphism associated with multiple sclerosis risk affects the EVI5 interactome. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Dec 15; 24(24):7151-8. PMID: 26433934.
        View in: PubMed
      6. Didonna A, Venturini AC, Hartman K, Vranac T, Curin Ĺ erbec V, Legname G. Characterization of four new monoclonal antibodies against the distal N-terminal region of PrP(c). PeerJ. 2015; 3:e811. PMID: 25802800; PMCID: PMC4369333.
      7. Didonna A, Oksenberg JR. Genetic determinants of risk and progression in multiple sclerosis. Clin Chim Acta. 2015 Sep 20; 449:16-22. PMID: 25661088; PMCID: PMC4524789 [Available on 09/20/16].
      8. Didonna A, Opal P. The promise and perils of HDAC inhibitors in neurodegeneration. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2015 Jan; 2(1):79-101. PMID: 25642438; PMCID: PMC4301678.
      9. Venkatraman A, Hu YS, Didonna A, Cvetanovic M, Krbanjevic A, Bilesimo P, Opal P. The histone deacetylase HDAC3 is essential for Purkinje cell function, potentially complicating the use of HDAC inhibitors in SCA1. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Jul 15; 23(14):3733-45. PMID: 24594842; PMCID: PMC4065149.
      10. Mahammad S, Murthy SN, Didonna A, Grin B, Israeli E, Perrot R, Bomont P, Julien JP, Kuczmarski E, Opal P, Goldman RD. Giant axonal neuropathy-associated gigaxonin mutations impair intermediate filament protein degradation. J Clin Invest. 2013 May; 123(5):1964-75. PMID: 23585478; PMCID: PMC3635735.
      11. Didonna A. Prion protein and its role in signal transduction. Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2013 Jun; 18(2):209-30. PMID: 23479001.
        View in: PubMed
      12. Didonna A, Sussman J, Benetti F, Legname G. The role of Bax and caspase-3 in doppel-induced apoptosis of cerebellar granule cells. Prion. 2012 Jul 1; 6(3):309-16. PMID: 22561161; PMCID: PMC3399532.
      13. Didonna A, Vaccari L, Bek A, Legname G. Infrared microspectroscopy: a multiple-screening platform for investigating single-cell biochemical perturbations upon prion infection. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2011 Mar 16; 2(3):160-74. PMID: 22778865; PMCID: PMC3369737.
      14. Didonna A, Legname G. Aberrant ERK 1/2 complex activation and localization in scrapie-infected GT1-1 cells. Mol Neurodegener. 2010; 5:29. PMID: 20696038; PMCID: PMC2928767.
      Alessandro's Networks
      Related Concepts
      Derived automatically from this person's publications.
      People in Profiles who have published with this person.
      Related Authors
      People who share related concepts with this person.
      Back to TOP