Abstracts

Presentations at symposia (45)

2017

  • Neuronal network dysfunction in a new humanised mouse model of Down syndrome.
    Real, R., Trabalza, A, Peter, M., Bachar, C., Smith, M., Barnes, S., Knott, G., Livesey, F., De Paola, V. (2017). 6th Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium – Neural Networks in Health & Disease, 7 – 8 September 2017, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

2016

2015

  • Image analysis tools for studying axonal and presynaptic bouton dynamics in the living brain.
    Bachar, C., De Paola, V. (2015). Neural Engineering Transformative Technologies (NETT) Conference, 21-23 September, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Translational investigation of microglia and antipsychotic medication.
    Bloomfield, P. S., Selvaraj, S., Bonoldi, I., Veronese, Owen, D., Kalk, N., Bloomfield, M., Turkheimer, F., McGuire, P., de Paola, V., Howes, O. (2015).  XII European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease, 15 – 18 July, Bilboa, Spain.
    (Published in Glia 63, E315, 2015.)
  • The effects of antipsychotic treatment on brain volume, inflammation and glutamate signaling genes.
    Bloomfield, P., Howes, O. D., De Paola, V. (2015). 15th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research (ICOSR), 28 March – 01 April 2015, Colorado Springs, USA .
    (Published in Schizophrenia Bulletin 41, Supplement 1, 2015.)
  • Microglial activity in people at ultra high risk of psychosis and in schizophrenia: An [11C]PBR28 PET brain imaging study.
    Selvaraj, S., Bloomfield, P., Veronese, M., Rizzo, G., Bertoldo, A., Owen, D. R., Bloomfield, M,, Bonoldi, I., Kalk, N., Federico, T., McGuire, P., De Paola, V., Howes, O. (2015). 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry on Stress, Emotion, Neurodevelopment and Psychopathology, 14 – 16 May 2015, Toronto, Canada.
    (Published in Biological Psychiatry 77, Supplement, S142-S286, 2015.)
  • Microglia, psychosis and medication; a translational investigation.
    Selvaraj, S., Bonoldi, I., Veronese, M., Rizzo, G., Owen, D., Kalk, N., Bloomfield, M. A. P., Turkheimer, F., McGuire, P., De Paola, V., Howes, O. D. (2015). British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) 2015 Summer Meeting, 26 – 29 July, Bristol, United Kingdom.

2014

2013

2012

  • Climbing fibers reactive plasticity after laser axotomy.
    Allegra Mascaro, A. L., Cesare, P., Sacconi, L., Grasselli,G., De Paola, V., Knott, G. W., Strata, P., Pavone, F. S. (2012).  SFN 2012, New Orleans, USA.
    (Selected for oral presentation)
  • In vivo 2-photon imaging of axonal regeneration and synaptic remodelling after laser-mediated micro lesions in the adult brain.
    Canty, A. J, Huang, L., Jackson, J., Ruivo, L. Knott, G., Bohumil M., Nesarajan T., Little G., De Paola, V.  (2012). SFN 2012 New Orleans, USA.
    (Selected for oral presentation)
  • In vivo 2-photon imaging reveals increased axonal bouton dynamics in the aging mouse cortex.
    Grillo, F., Song, S., Teles-Grilo Ruivo, L. M., Huang, L, Ge, G., Knott, G., Ferretti, V., Thompson, D., Little, G., De Paola, V.  (2012).  SFN 2012, New Orleans, USA.
  • A Semi-automated Program for Axonal Reconstructions from Time-lapse 2-Photon Images.
    Yang, Z., Wang, Q., Gao, G., Li, X., Grillo, F.*, Ferretti,V., De Paola, V., Song, S.  (2012). Neuroinformatics 2012, Munich, Germany.

2011

  • 2-photon imaging of axonal degeneration and synaptic turnover after laser-mediated micro lesions in the adult brain.
    Canty, A. J., Jackson, J., Huang, L., De Paola, V. (2011). In Vivo BNA Meeting, Harrogate, UK.
    (Selected for oral presentation)
  • 2-photon in vivo imaging of laser-mediated microlesions in the adult brain.
    Canty, A. J., Jackson, J., Nesarajah, C., Huang, L., De Paola, V. (2011). The Institute of Photonic Sciences (IFCO) Light For Health Event, 30 – 31 May 2011, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2-photon in vivo imaging of cortical circuitry in the aged brain.
    Grillo, F., De Paola, V. (2011). Champalimaud Foundation Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • In vivo 2-photon imaging of bouton turnover after laser-mediated micro lesions in the adult brain.
    Nesarajah, C., Canty, A., Jackson, J., Huang, L., De Paola, V. (2011). NYAS Conference, New York, USA.

2010

  • In vivo 2-photon imaging of laser-mediated microlesions in the adult brain.
    Canty, A. J., De Paola, V. (2010). Australian Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia.
    (Selected for oral presentation)
  • In vivo 2-photon imaging of laser-mediated microlesions in the adult brain.
    Canty, A. J., Huang, L., De Paola, V. (2010). FENS Meeting, Amsterdam, Holland.
  • In vivo 2-photon imaging of laser-mediated microlesions in the adult brain.
    Canty, A. J., Huang, L., De Paola, V. (2010). Structural Plasticity In The Mammalian Brain, HHMI Janelia Farm, USA.

2009

  • In vivo 2-photon imaging of laser-mediated microlesions in the adult brain.
    Canty, A. J., De Paola, V. (2009). British Neuroscience Association (BNA) Meeting, UK.

2006

  • Cell-type specific experience-dependent structural plasticity of axonal branches and boutons in the adult neocortex.
    De Paola, V., Song, S., Holtmaat, A., Wilbrecht, L., Knott, G., Caroni, P., Svoboda, K. (2006). EMBO Fellows Meeting, La Jolla, USA.
  • Cell-type specific experience-dependent structural plasticity of axonal branches and boutons in the adult neocortex.
    De Paola, V., Song, S., Holtmaat, A., Wilbrecht, L., Knott, G., Caroni, P., Svoboda, K. (2006). FENS Meeting, Vienna, Austria.

2005

  • Long-term 2-photon imaging of cortical axons and their boutons in adult mice.
    De Paola, V., Song, S., Holtmaat, A., Wilbrecht, L., Knott, G., Caroni, P., Svoboda, K. (2005). CSHL Meeting – Imaging Neurons and Neural Activity: New Methods, New Results,  Cold Spring Harbor, New  York, USA.
  • Dendritic spine shape affects membrane-bound protein flux between the spine head and the dendritic shaft.
    Hugel, S, De Paola, V., Caroni, P., Gähwiler, B. H., McKinney, R. A. (2005). Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Washington, DC, USA.

2004

  • Long-term imaging of pre-synaptic terminals in the adult somatosensory cortex in vivo.
    De Paola, V., Song, S., Holtmaat, A., Wilbrecht, L., Caroni, P., Svoboda, K. (2004). Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, California, USA.
  • Activity-dependence of dendritic spine morphology and motility.
    Hugel, S., Abegg, M., De Paola, V., Caroni, P., Gähwiler, B. H., McKinney, R.A. (2004). Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, California, USA.
  • Dendritic spine morphology and motility are activity-dependent.
    Hugel, S., Abegg, M., De Paola, V., Caroni, P., Gähwiler, B. H, McKinney, R. A. (2004). FENS Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • In vivo imaging of cortical axon dynamics during early postnatal development reveals long-range growth and pruning prior to stable bouton formation.
    Portera-Cailliau, C., De Paola, V., Caroni, P., Yuste,R., Svoboda, K. (2004). Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, California, USA..

2003

  • AMPA Receptors regulate dynamic equilibrium of presynaptic terminals in the mature hippocampus.
    De Paola, V., Caroni, P. (2003). ‘Brain in Motion’, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • High resolution visualization of synaptic morphology and dynamics in targeted-GFP transgenic mice.
    De Paola, V., Sadhu, A., Pajusola, K., Pun, S., Xu, L., Arber, S., Caroni, P. (2003). Basel Neuroscience Symposium: From Bench to Bedside, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Glutamate spillover triggers changes in synaptic connectivity.
    Richards, D., De Paola, V., Caroni, P., Gähwiler, B., McKinney, R. A. (2003). ZNZ Symposium, Neuroscience Center Zurich, Switzerland.

2002

  • High Resolution Visualization of Synaptic Morphology and Dynamics in Transgenic Mice Expressing GFP-Fusion Proteins In Single Neurons.
    De Paola, V., Sadhu, A., Pajusola, K., Pun, S., Xu, L., Arber, S., McKinney, R. A., Caroni, P. (2002). EMBO/FMI Conference – Organizing the Brain: Genes, Neurons, and Circuits, Ascona, Switzerland.
  • Glutamate spillover triggers changes in synaptic connectivity.
    Richards, D., De Paola, V., Caroni, P., Gähwiler, B., McKinney, R. A. (2002). Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA.

2001

  • AMPA receptors regulate dynamic equilibrium of presynaptic terminals in the mature hippocampus.
    De Paola, V., Caroni, P. (2001). USGEB Young Investigator Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland.

2000

  • Transgenic mice expressing GFP fusion proteins in adult neurons of the central and peripheral nervous system.
    De Paola, V., Caroni, P. (2000). 3rd Swiss Meeting on Muscle Research, Macolin, Switzerland.

1999

  • Transgenic mice expressing GFP fusion proteins in adult neurons of the central and peripheral nervous system.
    De Paola, V., Caroni, P. (1999). EMBO/FMI Conference – Neuronal Circuits: From Molecules to Organisms, Ascona, Switzerland.

1998

  • Targeted-GFP expression in adult neurons of transgenic mice.
    De Paola, V., Caroni, P. (1998). 2nd Swiss Meeting on Muscle Research, Macolin, Switzerland.

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