About the Authors

Gabriele De Luca, Maria Teresa Russo, Andrea Zijno, Ettore Meccia, Ilenia Ventura, Marco Crescenzi, Margherita Bignami
Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Experimental Carcinogenesis Division, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy

Paolo Degan
Department of Translational Oncology, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro (IST-CBA), Genova, Italy

Cecilia Tiveron
European Brain Research Institute, Rome, Italy

Elisabetta Mattei
Institute of Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine, CNR, Rome, Italy

Yusaku Nakabeppu
Division of Neurofunctional Genomics, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Rita Pepponi, Antonella Pèzzola, Patrizia Popoli
Department of Drug Research and Evaluation, Central Nervous System Pharmacology Division, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy

Corresponding Author

bignami@iss.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MC PP MB. Performed the experiments: GDL MTR PD CT AZ EM IV EM RP AP. Analyzed the data: MTR PD MC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YN. Wrote the paper: MB.