Browsing by Author "Dierssen, Mara"

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  • Sola Llopis, Susana de; Torre Fornell, Rafael de la; Sánchez Benavides, Gonzalo; Benejam, Bessy; Cuenca Royo, Aida Ma, 1981-; Del Hoyo Soriano, Laura; Rodríguez, Joan; Catuara Solarz, Silvina, 1986-; Sánchez Gutiérrez, Judit; Dueñas-Espín, Iván, 1979-; Hernández, Gimena; Peña-Casanova, J. (Jordi); Langohr, Klaus; Videla, Sebastià; Blehaut, Henry; Farré Albaladejo, Magí; Dierssen, Mara; TESDAD Study Group (Frontiers, 2015)
    The recent prospect of pharmaceutical interventions for cognitive impairment of Down syndrome (DS) has boosted a number of clinical trials in this population. However, running the trials has raised some methodological ...
  • Torre Fornell, Rafael de la; De Sola Llopis, Susana; Xicota Vila, Laura, 1987-; Cuenca Royo, Aida Ma, 1981-; Rodriguez, Joan; Gomis González, Maria; Hernández, Gimena; Del Hoyo Soriano, Laura; Ozaita Mintegui, Andrés, 1969-; Dierssen, Mara; TESXF Study Group; Principe, Alessandro; Espadaler, Josep María; Roca, Laia; Del Hoyo Soriano, Laura; Farré Albaladejo, Magí; Fitó Colomer, Montserrat; León Jorba, Alba; Banea, Ovideo; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Busquets Garcia, Arnau, 1985- (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background & aims: Despite the wide spectrum of experimental compounds tested in clinical trials, there is still no proven pharmacological treatment available for Fragile-X syndrome (FXS), since several targeted clinical ...
  • Mercader Bigas, Josep Maria; Saus Martínez, Ester; Agüera, Zaida; Bayés, Mònica; Boni, Claudette; Carreras, Anna; Cellini, Elena; Cid Ibeas, Rafael de; Dierssen, Mara; Escaramís, Geòrgia; Fernández Aranda, Fernando; Forcano, Laura; Gallego, Xavier; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Gorwood, Philip; Hebebrand, Johannes; Hinney, Anke; Nacmias, Benedetta; Puig, Anna; Ribasés, Marta; Ricca, Valdo; Romo, Lucía; Sorbi, Sandro; Versini, Audrey; Gratacós Mayora, Mònica; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (Oxford University Press, 2008)
    Eating disorders (EDs) are complex psychiatric diseases that include anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, and have higher than 50% heritability. Previous studies have found association of BDNF and NTRK2 to ED, while animal ...
  • Espinosa-Carrasco, José (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2016-11-08)
    New high-throughput behavioral systems enable the recording of continuous behavioral sequences with an unprecedented richness of signals and a deep temporal resolution. Automated systems offer neuroscience the opportunity ...
  • Xicota Vila, Laura, 1987- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2016-10-27)
    Clinical trials seeking to improve cognitive performance are in dire need of biochemical biomarkers that reflect the processes taking place in the brain. In Down syndrome, this information is crucial to understand the ...
  • Navarro-Romero, Alba; Vázquez-Oliver, Anna; Gomis González, Maria; Garzón-Montesinos, Carlos; Falcón-Moya, Rafael; Pastor, Antonio; Martín García, Elena, 1975-; Pizarro Lozano, Mª Nieves; Busquets Garcia, Arnau, 1985-; Revest, Jean-Michel; Piazza, Pier Vincenzo; Bosch, Fatima; Dierssen, Mara; Torre Fornell, Rafael de la; Rodríguez-Moreno, Antonio; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Ozaita Mintegui, Andrés, 1969- (Elsevier, 2019)
    Intellectual disability is the most limiting hallmark of Down syndrome, for which there is no gold-standard clinical treatment yet. The endocannabinoid system is a widespread neuromodulatory system involved in multiple ...
  • Catuara Solarz, Silvina, 1986-; Espinosa-Carrasco, José; Erb, Ionas; Langohr, Klaus; Gonzalez, Juan Ramon; Notredame, Cedric; Dierssen, Mara (Society for Neuroscience, 2016)
    Intellectual disability in Down syndrome (DS) is accompanied by altered neuro-architecture, deficient synaptic plasticity, and excitation-inhibition imbalance in critical brain regions for learning and memory. Recently, ...
  • Manubens-Gil, Linus, 1989- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018-01-18)
    During the last century the nervous system has been mainly studied from a reductionistic approach, based on the hypothesis that understanding in depth single neurons or limited neuronal populations would lead to general ...
  • Mellström, Britt; Sahún, Ignasi; Ruiz Nuño, Ana; Murtra, Patricia; Gómez Villafuertes, Rosa; Savignac, Magalí; Oliveros, Juan C.; González, Paz; Kastanauskaite, Asta; Knafo, Shira; Zhuo, Min; Higuera Matas, Alejandro; Errington, Michael L.; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; De Felipe, Javier; Jefferys, John G.R.; Bliss, Tim V. P.; Dierssen, Mara; Naranjo, José R. (American Society for Microbiology, 2014)
    Changes in nuclear Ca(2+) homeostasis activate specific gene expression programs and are central to the acquisition and storage of information in the brain. DREAM (downstream regulatory element antagonist modulator), also ...
  • Ortega Crespo, Mireia, 1988- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018-01-23)
    Down syndrome (DS) is the most frequent genetic cause of intellectual disability. It is a multifaceted condition characterized by impairments in cognition, communication, behavior and/or motor skills resulting from abnormal ...
  • Burokas, Aurelijus, 1982-; Martín García, Elena, 1975-; Espinosa-Carrasco, José; Erb, Ionas; McDonald, Jerome; Notredame, Cedric; Dierssen, Mara; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961- (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018)
    A major problem in treating obesity is the high rate of relapse to abnormal food-taking habits after maintaining an energy balanced diet. Alterations of eating behavior such as compulsive-like behavior and lack of self-control ...
  • D'Amico, Davide, 1983- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-11-22)
    Estudios genéticos en pacientes sugieren que el gen del receptor tirosina quinasa de la neurotrofina de tipo 3 (NTRK3) podría contribuir en la patología del trastorno de pánico (PAND), un trastorno de ansiedad caracterizado ...
  • Bofill-De Ros, Xavier; Santos, Mónica; Vila-Casadesús, Maria; Villanueva, Eneko; Andreu Somavilla, Núria; Dierssen, Mara; Fillat i Fonts, Cristina (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Background. Down syndrome (DS) or trisomy 21 is the result of a genetic dosage imbalance that translates in a broad clinical spectrum. A major challenge in the study of DS is the identification of functional genetic elements ...
  • Molas Casacuberta, Susanna, 1985-; Gener, Thomas; Güell, Jofre; Martín, Mairena; Ballesteros Yáñez, Inmaculada; Sanchez-Vives, Maria V; Dierssen, Mara (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Addiction involves long-lasting maladaptive changes including development of disruptive drug-stimuli associations. Nicotine-induced neuroplasticity underlies the development of tobacco addiction but also, in regions such ...
  • Santos Verdaguer, Mónica; D'Amico, Davide, 1983-; Spadoni, Omella; Amador Arjona, Alejandro; Stork, Oliver; Dierssen, Mara (Society for Neuroscience, 2013)
    Panic attacks are a hallmark in panic disorder (PAND). During the panic attack, a strong association with the surrounding context is established suggesting that the hippocampus may be critically involved in the pathophysiology ...
  • Sánchez Mut, Jose V.; Heyn, Holger; Vidal, Enrique; Moran, Sebastian; Sayols, Sergi; Delgado Morales, Raul; Schultz, Matthew D.; Ansoleaga, Belén; García Esparcia, Paula; Pons Espinal, Meritxell, 1986-; Martínez de Lagran, Maía; Dopazo, Jose M.; Rábano, Alberto; Ávila, Jesús; Dierssen, Mara; Lott, Ira T.; Ferrer, Isidre; Ecker, Joseph R.; Esteller, Manel (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
    Different neurodegenerative disorders often show similar lesions, such as the presence of amyloid plaques, TAU-neurotangles and synuclein inclusions. The genetically inherited forms are rare, so we wondered whether shared ...
  • Mercader Bigas, Josep Maria; Lozano, Juan José; Sumoy Van Dyck, Lauro; Dierssen, Mara; Visa, Joana; Gratacós Mayora, Mònica; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (American Physiological Society, 2008)
    The anx/anx mouse displays poor appetite and lean appearance and is considered a good model for the study of anorexia nervosa. To identify new genes involved in feeding behavior and body weight regulation we performed an ...
  • Gallego, Xavier; Murtra, Patricia; Zamalloa, Teresa; Canals, Josep Maria; Pineda, Joseba; Amador Arjona, Alejandro; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Dierssen, Mara (Frontiers, 2010)
    Panic disorder is a highly prevalent neuropsychiatric disorder that shows co-occurrence with substance abuse. Here, we demonstrate that TrkC, the high-affinity receptor for neurotrophin-3, is a key molecule involved in ...
  • Fourcade, Stéphane; Morató, Laia; Parameswaran, Janani; Ruiz, Montserrat; Ruiz Cortés, Tatiana; Jové, Mariona; Naudí, Alba; Martínez Redondo, Paloma; Dierssen, Mara; Ferrer, Isidre; Villarroya, Francesc; Pamplona, Reinald; Vaquero, Alejandro; Portero Otín, Manuel; Pujol, Aurora (Wiley, 2018)
    Sirtuin 2 (SIRT2) is a member of a family of NAD+ -dependent histone deacetylases (HDAC) that play diverse roles in cellular metabolism and especially for aging process. SIRT2 is located in the nucleus, cytoplasm, and ...
  • Olesti Muñoz, Eulàlia, 1991-; De Toma, Ilario; Ramaekers, Johannes G.; Brunt, Tibor M.; Carbó Banús, Marcel·lí; Fernández-Avilés, Cristina; Robledo, Patricia, 1958-; Farré Albaladejo, Magí; Dierssen, Mara; Pozo Mendoza, Óscar J.; Torre Fornell, Rafael de la (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: The unprecedented proliferation of new psychoactive substances (NPS) threatens public health and challenges drug policy. Information on NPS pharmacology and toxicity is, in most cases, unavailable or very limited ...