ERANET-Neuron 2017 Call "Synaptic Dysfunction in Disorders of the Central Nervous System". Project: "SNAREopathy: mechanisms of neuropsychiatric genetic diseases of the SNARE complex: towards therapeutic intervention" (2018/2020)
EU Horizon 2020 - Flagship Graphene Project: "WP4: Health and Environment " (2014/20)
EU Horizon 2020. Call: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014. Project: “The Extracellular Matrix in Epileptogenesis” (2015/18)
Ministero della Salute, Ricerca Finalizzata Call 2013. Project: "Development and implant of the photovoltaic artificial retina in the pig with photoreceptor degeneration: towards the human Phase-1 experimentation" (2016/18); ranked first project in Italy
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (FISM). Multicentric project "Therapeutic targeting of REST activity and expression to reduce neurodegeneration and synaptic deficits in chronic EAE" (2016/18)
Compagnia di San Paolo “Modulation of adult visual cortical plasticity via optogenetic control of gene expression” 2016/18
Compagnia San Paolo “Genome-editing approaches for personalized medicine in inherited diseases” (2016/18)
Compagnia di San Paolo “New molecularly targeted therapies for metastatic Uveal Melanoma” 2018/20
EU FP7 - Call Health Epilepsy - Integrating Project "DESIRE: Development and Epilepsy - Strategies for Innovative Research to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment in children with difficult to treat Epilepsy" (2013/17)
FP7-NMP-2013-EU-China - Project: "Neuroscaffolds: Rapid prototyping scaffolds for the nervous system” (2013/16)
EU FP7-PEOPLE-2011-ITN Marie Curie. “OLIMPIA: Organic Optoelectronics integrated with living systems for neuroscience fundamental investigations and applications”. (2012/15)
EU FP7 ICT-2009 8.7 - FET Proactive – Project: “FOCUS: Single Molecule Activation and Computing” (2011/13)
Marie Curie Career Integration Grant “Synaptic functions of integrin-mediated cell adhesion in physiological conditions and autism-related abnormalities in mice” (SynAMPAdhesion; 2013/16)
CURE Epilepsy Innovator Grant - Project: "Optogenetic Regulation of the Transcription of Epilepsy Genes: an Innovative Strategy to Cure Drug-Resistant Epilepsy" (2013/14)
The Michael Stern Parkinson’s Research Foundation Foreign Research Award - Project: "Role of synaptic vesicle trafficking and presynaptic dysfunction in the pathogenesis of Parkinson disease" (2013)
Ministero della Salute, Ricerca Finalizzata Call 2012. Project: "Role of the novel presynaptic protein PRRT2 in neuronal physiology and in the pathogenesis of paroxysmal neurological disorders" (2014/16)
Telethon Foundation – Italy. Multicentre project GGP12033 “New therapeutic approaches to Retinitis Pigmentosa” (2013/14)
Telethon Foundation, Italy. Multicentre Project GGP 14022: "Development and implant of the photovoltaic artificial retina in the pig with photoreceptor degeneration: towards the human Phase‐1 experimentation” (2015/16)
Cariplo Foundation 2012 Technology Call. PROJECT: "UMANA: Ultrasensitive Magnetic Array for recording of Neuronal Activity" (2014/16)
Cariplo Foundation 2012 Health Call. Project: "Role of the presynaptic protein PRRT2 in the pathogenesis of neurological paroxysmal disorders" (2014/16)
Compagnia di San Paolo “Novel modulators of sodium channels and neuronal excitability” 2014/15
PROGETTI GIOVANI RICERCATORI - Italian Ministry of Health “Study of the role of extracellular vesicles in promoting myogenic differentiation” 2014/16
PRIN-MIUR - Italian Ministry of University and Research “Spinal injury: towards the development of cell-instructive scaffolds for nerve tissue repair” 2014/16
Prof. Paul Greengard, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
Prof. Serge Picaud, Institut de la Vision, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
Dr. Grazia Pertile, Department of Ophthalmology, Sacrocuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy.
Prof. Patrick Cossette, Université de Montréal, CHUM-Hôpital Notre-Dame, Montréal, QC, Canada
Prof. Pietro De Camilli, Yale University Medical School, New Haven, CT, USA
Dr. Daniel Gitler, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
Dr. Hung-Teh Kao, Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Brown, University, Providence, RI, USA
Prof. Gudrun Ahnert-Hilger, AG Funktionelle Zellbiologie, Institut fur Integrative Neuroanatomie, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Dr. Volker Haucke, Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Berlin, Germany
Dr. Oleg Shupliakov, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr. Anita Aperia, SciLifeLab, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr. Bernard Poulain, Institute of Neurochemistry, CNRS, Strasbourg, France
Dr. Stephanie Baulac, INSERM ICM, Paris, France
Prof. Flavia Valtorta, DIBIT, Vita-Salute University S. Raffaele, Milano
Dr. Federico Zara, Unit of Human Genetics, Giannina Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy
Dr. Michela Matteoli, Università di Milano, Milano.
Prof. Giampietro Schiavo, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience & Movement Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
Prof. Laura Ballerini, Scuola Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste, Italy
Prof. Sambuceti of the IRCCS, San Martino Hospital
Prof. Binyamin Hochner, Dept. Neurobiology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel
Prof. Alexander Dityatev (DZNE, Magdeburg, Germany); project: Repurposing anti-tumorigenic integrin-targeting drugs for brain disorders, in the framework of the Marie Curie Innovative Training Network ECMED.
Dr. Gregory Giannone (Institut Interdisciplinaire de NeuroScience, Bordeaux, France); project: Targeting cell adhesion in autism spectrum disorder: new technological approaches and therapeutic opportunities.
Prof. Antoine Triller (Institut de Biologie Normale Superieure, Paris, France); project: Synaptic pathology and functional compensation in CaV2.1 deficiency.
Dr. Aberto Bianco, Organic Nanomaterials and Delivery, Université de Strasbourg
Prof. Ester Vazquez Fernandez-Pacheco, MSOC Nanochemistry Group, Universidad de Castilla la Mancha.
Prof. Eero Castren, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Prof. Stephane Molotchnikoff, Département de Sciences Biologiques, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada