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Giovanni Battistella, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Neurology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    1. Canu E, Agosta F, Battistella G, Spinelli EG, DeLeon J, Welch AE, Mandelli ML, Hubbard HI, Moro A, Magnani G, Cappa SF, Miller BL, Filippi M, Gorno-Tempini ML. Speech production differences in English and Italian speakers with nonfluent variant PPA. Neurology. 2020 Jan 10. PMID: 31924679.
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    2. Battistella G, Borghesani V, Henry M, Shwe W, Lauricella M, Miller Z, Deleon J, Miller BL, Dronkers N, Brambati SM, Seeley WW, Mandelli ML, Gorno-Tempini ML. Task-Free Functional Language Networks: Reproducibility and Clinical Application. J Neurosci. 2020 Feb 05; 40(6):1311-1320. PMID: 31852732.
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    3. Pasquini L, Toller G, Staffaroni A, Brown JA, Deng J, Lee A, Kurcyus K, Shdo SM, Allen I, Sturm VE, Cobigo Y, Borghesani V, Battistella G, Gorno-Tempini ML, Rankin KP, Kramer J, Rosen HH, Miller BL, Seeley WW. State and trait characteristics of anterior insula time-varying functional connectivity. Neuroimage. 2020 Mar; 208:116425. PMID: 31805382.
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    4. Jet M. J. Vonk, Valentina Borghesani, Giovanni Battistella, Kyan Younes, Jessica DeLeon, Ariane Welch, H. Isabel Hubbard, Zachary A. Miller, Bruce L. Miller, Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini. Verbal semantics and the left dorsolateral anterior temporal lobe: a longitudinal case of bilateral temporal degeneration. Aphasiology. 2019 Sep 4; 1-21.
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    5. Suzee E. Lee, Eduardo Caverzasi, Giovanni Battistella, Stephanie A. Chu, Howard J. Rosen, Theodore P. Zanto, Anna M. Karydas, Giovanni Coppola, Daniel H. Geschwind, Rosa Rademakers, Bruce L. Miller, William W. Seeley, Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini. GYRIFICATION ABNORMALITIES IN PRESYMPTOMATIC C9ORF72 EXPANSION CARRIERS. Alzheimer's & Dementia. 2019 Jul 1; 15(7):p758.
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    6. Caverzasi E, Battistella G, Chu SA, Rosen H, Zanto TP, Karydas A, Shwe W, Coppola G, Geschwind DH, Rademakers R, Miller BL, Gorno-Tempini ML, Lee SE. Gyrification abnormalities in presymptomatic c9orf72 expansion carriers. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2019 Sep; 90(9):1005-1010. PMID: 31079065.
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    7. Battistella G, Henry M, Gesierich B, Wilson SM, Borghesani V, Shwe W, Miller Z, Deleon J, Miller BL, Jovicich J, Papinutto N, Dronkers NF, Seeley WW, Mandelli ML, Gorno-Tempini ML. Differential intrinsic functional connectivity changes in semantic variant primary progressive aphasia. Neuroimage Clin. 2019; 22:101797. PMID: 31146321.
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    8. Battistella G, Simonyan K. Top-down alteration of functional connectivity within the sensorimotor network in focal dystonia. Neurology. 2019 04 16; 92(16):e1843-e1851. PMID: 30918091.
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    9. Protopapa F, Hayashi MJ, Kulashekhar S, van der Zwaag W, Battistella G, Murray MM, Kanai R, Bueti D. Chronotopic maps in human supplementary motor area. PLoS Biol. 2019 03; 17(3):e3000026. PMID: 30897088.
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    10. Borghesani V, Narvid J, Battistella G, Shwe W, Watson C, Binney RJ, Sturm V, Miller Z, Mandelli ML, Miller B, Gorno-Tempini ML. "Looks familiar, but I do not know who she is": The role of the anterior right temporal lobe in famous face recognition. Cortex. 2019 Jun; 115:72-85. PMID: 30772608.
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    11. Najdenovska E, Alemán-Gómez Y, Battistella G, Descoteaux M, Hagmann P, Jacquemont S, Maeder P, Thiran JP, Fornari E, Bach Cuadra M. In-vivo probabilistic atlas of human thalamic nuclei based on diffusion- weighted magnetic resonance imaging. Sci Data. 2018 11 27; 5:180270. PMID: 30480664.
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    12. Foteini Protopapa, Masamichi Hayashi, Wietske van der Zwaag, Giovanni Battistella, Micah Murray, Ryota Kanai, Domenica Bueti. Chronotopic maps in human premotor cortex. Journal of Vision. 2018 Sep 1; 18(10):963.
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    13. Mandelli ML, Welch AE, Vilaplana E, Watson C, Battistella G, Brown JA, Possin KL, Hubbard HI, Miller ZA, Henry ML, Marx GA, Santos-Santos MA, Bajorek LP, Fortea J, Boxer A, Rabinovici G, Lee S, Deleon J, Rosen HJ, Miller BL, Seeley WW, Gorno-Tempini ML. Altered topology of the functional speech production network in non-fluent/agrammatic variant of PPA. Cortex. 2018 11; 108:252-264. PMID: 30292076.
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    14. Battistella G, Kumar V, Simonyan K. Connectivity profiles of the insular network for speech control in healthy individuals and patients with spasmodic dysphonia. Brain Struct Funct. 2018 Jun; 223(5):2489-2498. PMID: 29520481.
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    15. Putzel GG, Battistella G, Rumbach AF, Ozelius LJ, Sabuncu MR, Simonyan K. Polygenic Risk of Spasmodic Dysphonia is Associated With Vulnerable Sensorimotor Connectivity. Cereb Cortex. 2018 01 01; 28(1):158-166. PMID: 29117296.
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    16. Bianchi S, Battistella G, Huddleston H, Scharf R, Fleysher L, Rumbach AF, Frucht SJ, Blitzer A, Ozelius LJ, Simonyan K. Phenotype- and genotype-specific structural alterations in spasmodic dysphonia. Mov Disord. 2017 04; 32(4):560-568. PMID: 28186656.
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    17. Kirke DN, Battistella G, Kumar V, Rubien-Thomas E, Choy M, Rumbach A, Simonyan K. Neural correlates of dystonic tremor: a multimodal study of voice tremor in spasmodic dysphonia. Brain Imaging Behav. 2017 02; 11(1):166-175. PMID: 26843004.
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    18. Battistella G, Termsarasab P, Ramdhani RA, Fuertinger S, Simonyan K. Isolated Focal Dystonia as a Disorder of Large-Scale Functional Networks. Cereb Cortex. 2017 02 01; 27(2):1203-1215. PMID: 26679193.
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    19. Battistella G, Najdenovska E, Maeder P, Ghazaleh N, Daducci A, Thiran JP, Jacquemont S, Tuleasca C, Levivier M, Bach Cuadra M, Fornari E. Robust thalamic nuclei segmentation method based on local diffusion magnetic resonance properties. Brain Struct Funct. 2017 07; 222(5):2203-2216. PMID: 27888345.
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    20. Putzel GG, Fuchs T, Battistella G, Rubien-Thomas E, Frucht SJ, Blitzer A, Ozelius LJ, Simonyan K. GNAL mutation in isolated laryngeal dystonia. Mov Disord. 2016 05; 31(5):750-5. PMID: 27093447.
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    21. Termsarasab P, Ramdhani RA, Battistella G, Rubien-Thomas E, Choy M, Farwell IM, Velickovic M, Blitzer A, Frucht SJ, Reilly RB, Hutchinson M, Ozelius LJ, Simonyan K. Neural correlates of abnormal sensory discrimination in laryngeal dystonia. Neuroimage Clin. 2016; 10:18-26. PMID: 26693398.
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    22. Battistella G, Fornari E, Annoni JM, Chtioui H, Dao K, Fabritius M, Favrat B, Mall JF, Maeder P, Giroud C. Long-term effects of cannabis on brain structure. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 Aug; 39(9):2041-8. PMID: 24633558.
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    23. Hippolyte L, Battistella G, Perrin AG, Fornari E, Cornish KM, Beckmann JS, Niederhauser J, Vingerhoets FJ, Draganski B, Maeder P, Jacquemont S. Investigation of memory, executive functions, and anatomic correlates in asymptomatic FMR1 premutation carriers. Neurobiol Aging. 2014 Aug; 35(8):1939-46. PMID: 24612675.
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    24. Fabritius M, Chtioui H, Battistella G, Annoni JM, Dao K, Favrat B, Fornari E, Lauer E, Maeder P, Giroud C. Comparison of cannabinoid concentrations in oral fluid and whole blood between occasional and regular cannabis smokers prior to and after smoking a cannabis joint. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2013 Dec; 405(30):9791-803. PMID: 24202191.
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    25. Fabritius M, Favrat B, Chtioui H, Battistella G, Annoni JM, Appenzeller M, Dao K, Fornari E, Lauer E, Mall JF, Maeder P, Mangin P, Staub C, Giroud C. THCCOOH concentrations in whole blood: are they useful in discriminating occasional from heavy smokers? Drug Test Anal. 2014 Jan-Feb; 6(1-2):155-63. PMID: 24173827.
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    26. Battistella G, Niederhauser J, Fornari E, Hippolyte L, Gronchi Perrin A, Lesca G, Forzano F, Hagmann P, Vingerhoets FJ, Draganski B, Maeder P, Jacquemont S. Brain structure in asymptomatic FMR1 premutation carriers at risk for fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome. Neurobiol Aging. 2013 Jun; 34(6):1700-7. PMID: 23298734.
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    27. Battistella G, Fornari E, Thomas A, Mall JF, Chtioui H, Appenzeller M, Annoni JM, Favrat B, Maeder P, Giroud C. Weed or wheel! FMRI, behavioural, and toxicological investigations of how cannabis smoking affects skills necessary for driving. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e52545. PMID: 23300977.
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