Prof.

SGOIFO Andrea

Professore di II fascia
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Settore scientifico disciplinare:
FISIOLOGIA (BIO/09)
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Andrea Sgoifo è professore associato di Fisiologia all’Università di Parma, dove è presidente del Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Biologia e Applicazioni Biomediche ed è direttore del Laboratorio di Fisiologia dello Stress. E’ stato invited professor o invited scientist presso istituzioni accademiche internazionali, tra le quali UPMC-Sorbonne (Paris, Francia), Univ. di Lausanne EPFL (Svizzera), Univ. di Newcastle (Australia), Univ. di Sao Paulo (Brasile), Univ. di Ulm (Germania), Univ. di Groningen (Paesi Bassi), Univ. di Valencia (Spagna). Ha ricevuto tre premi in congressi scientifici internazionali per la sua attività di ricerca. E’ membro del comitato scientifico di 29 riviste scientifiche internazionali. Ha al suo attivo 93 articoli scientifici su riviste internazionali, un H index di 32 e oltre 3700 citazioni. Ha contribuito alla divulgazione scientifica, collaborando con Superquark (Rai1), Radio24, Le Scienze e Repubblica.

PERSONAL DATA

- Born in Udine (Italy), 3 August 1962

 

PRESENT APPOINTMENT

- Associate Professor of Physiology, Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, University of Parma (since 2005).

- Full professorship qualification in Physiology received from MIUR, January 2014

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS

- MS in Biological Sciences (Univ. of Parma, 110/110 cum laude, 1987).

- PhD in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology (Univ. of Milano, 1994).

- Post-doc grant, Behavioral Physiology (Univ. of Groningen, NL, 1996-98).

- Assistant professor, Univ. of Parma (1998-2005).

 

PRESENT TEACHING

- General Physiology 2, Bachelor degree in Biology, University of Parma (6 credits)

- Psychobiology, Master degree in Biology & Biomedical Applications, University of Parma (6 credits)

- Stress Psychobiology, Master degree in Psychobiology & Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Parma (8 credits)

 

 

INVITED SCIENTIST

University of Newcastle (Australia), School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, December 2013 – January 2014.

University of Sao Paulo (Brasil), School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, June-July 2017.

 

VISITING PROFESSOR

- University of Lille (France, March 2003: lessons on “Stress Physiology”);

- University of Groningen (NL, December 2004, December 2006, July 2015: lessons on “Stress and autonomic Physiology”);

- University of Valencia (Spain, May 2003, July 2005, July 2006, July 2007, July 2008, May 2011: lessons on “Stress Neuroendocrinology”);

- University of Amsterdam (NL, September 2007: lessons on “Behavioral Neuroscience”);

- University of Milano (June and December 2007, December 2008, April 2010, October 2011,   November 2012, October 2013: lessons on "Stress Physiology");

- University of Bologna (September 2008: lessons on "Stress Physiology");

- University of Regensburg (GER, November 2010: lessons on "Stress and cardiovascular function");

- University of Lausanne-EPFL (Swi, March 2011: lessons on "Stress and the heart")

- University Pierre & Marie Curie – Paris (FR, April 2013 and September 2016: lessons on “Stress and the heart”)

- Humanitas Clinical Institute, International Medical School – Milano (IT, May 2013: lessons on “Stress physiology and pathophysiology”)

- University of Newcastle (AUS, December 2013 – January 2014: lessons on “Stress Physiology”)

- University of Sydney (AUS, December 2013; lessons on “Autonomic Stress Physiology”)

- University of Ulm (GER, April 2016, April 2017; lessons on “Stress and the autonomic nervous system”)

 

SCIENTIFIC AWARDS

- Presentation Award (1st prize), 8th Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression (Swansea, UK, 88);

- L. Bertocchi Prize" for the best MS thesis of Parma University in Animal Behavior Sciences (Parma, Italy, 89);

- Diploma for Excellent Scientific Presentation, XVII Meeting of the International Society for Heart Research (Bologna, Italy, 96);

- Best poster presentation, International Congress on "Depression: brain causes, body consequences" (London, UK, 2007).

 

 

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER of 29 international scientific journals:

- Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews (since 2014)

- Scientific Reports (since 2016)

- Stress. The International Journal on the Biology of Stress (since 2011)

- Physiology & Behavior (since 2008)

- PLoS One (since 2014, also academic editor)

- Frontiers in Integrative Physiology (since 2011)

- Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine (since 2014)

- Frontiers in Neurology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry (since 2016)

- Heart & Mind (since 2016)

- The Scientific Pages of Anatomy and Physiology (since 2017)

- The Scientific Pages of Depression and Anxiety (since 2017)

- International Archives of Internal Medicine (since 2017)

- International Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases (since 2017)

- International Journal of Psychol. Res. & Therapeutics (since 2014)

- International Journal of Psychology & Behavior Analysis (since 2016)

- SRL Depression & Anxiety (since 2017)

- American Journal of Psychiatry and Mental Health (since 2017)

- American Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology (since 2017)

- Anxiety & Depression Journal (since 2017)

- Journal of Environmental Science and Public Health (since 2017)

- Journal of Respiratory Research (since 2015)

- Jacobs Journal of Physiology (since 2014)

- Open Journal of Psychiatry (2011-2012)

- EC Psychology and Psychiatry (since 2017)

- Current Psychopharmacology (since 2017)

- ISRN Cardiology (since 2011)

- SM Journal of Depression Research & Treatment (since 2015)

- Anales de Psicologia (since 2011)

- Dataset Papers in Science (Neuroscience) (since 2012)

 

REFEREE for 31 international scientific journals:

- Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews

- American Journal of Physiology

- Psychoneuroendocrinology

- Hormones & Behavior

- Stress.The international Journal on the biology of stress

- Physiology and Behavior

- Psychosomatic Medicine

- Brain, Behavior and Immunity

- Journal of Applied Physiology

- Frontiers in Integrative Physiology

- Comprehensive Physiology

- PLoS One

- Journal of Human Hypertension

- Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience

- European Journal of Neuroscience

- Frontiers in Psychology

- Psychopharmacology

- Biological Psychology

- Neuropsychobiology

- Life Sciences

- Brazilian J. of Medical and Biological Research

- Health Psychology

- Laboratory Animals

- Aggressive Behavior

- Pediatric Research

- Journal of Psychosomatic Research

- Animal Behavior

- Anales de Psicologia

- ISRN Cardiology

- Open Journal of Psychiatry

- Journal of Police & Criminal Psychology

 

REFEREE FOR RESEARCH FUNDING AGENCIES

- Italian Space Agency (ASI)  - Reviewer of a research grant proposal (2000)

- Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk (NWO, NL) Earth & Life Sciences

  Reviewer of a research grant proposal (2002)

- Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR, FR) Blue Sky Programme Reviewer of a  

  research grant proposal (2011)

- MIUR Future in Research 2012 - Reviewer of a research grant proposal (2012)

- MIUR Research product evaluation - VQR 2004-2010 (2012)

- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) - Reviewer of a

   research grant proposal (2016)

 

CHIEF EDITOR of 5 special issues of international scientific journals:

- “Social Stress: acute and long-term effects on physiology and behavior”, Physiology and Behavior vol.73-3, 2001

- “Social Stress”, Stress-The International Journal on the Biology of Stress, vol.5-1, 2002

- “Individual differences in behavior and physiology: causes and consequences”, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol.29-1, 2005

- “The inevitable link between heart and behavior: new insights from biomedical research and implications for clinical practice”, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol.33-2, 2009

- “Stress, behavior and the heart”, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol.74-B, 2017

 

PRESENT RESEARCH ACTIVITY

Research activity in the Stress Physiology Lab is mainly focused on the biological substrates of depression/anxiety and autonomic/cardiovascular dysfunction comorbidity. This topic is approached via preclinical research on animal models of depression (based on adverse social conditions) and anxiety (based on lines selectively bred). Proendocannabinoid pharmacological treatment (FAAH inhibition) is tested to verify its pevention/reversal potential over behavioral and physiological symptoms of anxiety/depression as well as over autonomic/cardiovascular dysfunction. Part of the lab research activity is also devoted to the evaluation of a number of chronic stress parameters in various human populations.

 

RESEARCH KEY WORDS

Stress, chronic social stress, biological stress markers, anxiety, depression, coping styles, social behavior, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis, sympathetic-adrenomedullary system, autonomic nervous system, heart rate variability, cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, arrhythmias, endocannabinoids

 

SCIENTIFIC COUNSELLING

- For "Chiesi Pharmaceuticals", course for the personnel of the Laboratory of Pharmacokinetics on the technique for chronic cannulation of the jugular vein and blood sampling in the freely-moving rat (August 1997).

- For "European Food Safety Authority" (EFSA), member of the "External Reviewers Working Group" (October-November 2011, February 2012).

 

 

ARTICLES IN INTERNATIONAL PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

(Impact Factor: 2017)

N. articles: 93, present H index: 32; overall citations: 3722 (Scopus, January 2019)

 

Huzard D, Ghosal S, Grosse J, Carnevali L, Sgoifo A, Sandi C. Low vagal tone in two rat models of psychopathology involving high or low corticosterone stress responses. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2019. 101:101-110 (i.f.: 4.73)

Statello R, Carnevali L, Alinovi D, Pisani F,  Sgoifo A. Heart rate variability in neonatal patients with seizures. Clinical Neurophysiology 2018, 129:2534-2540 (3.61)

Carnevali L, Statello R, Sgoifo A. The Utility of Rodent Models of Stress for Disentangling Individual Vulnerability to Depression and Cardiovascular Comorbidity. Current Cardiology Reports 2018 DOI: 10.1007/s11886-018-1064-x (1.96)

Carnevali, L., Koenig, J., Sgoifo, A., Ottaviani, C.  Autonomic and brain morphological predictors of stress resilience. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 2018. Volume 12, Issue APR, 6 April 2018, Article number 228 (3.88)

Carnevali L, Montano N, Statello R, Coudé G, Vacondio F, Rivara S, Ferrari PF, Sgoifo A. Social stress contagion in rats: Behavioural, autonomic and neuroendocrine correlates. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017 Aug;82:155-163 (4.73)

Ferrario C, Statello R, Carnevali L, Mancabelli L, Milani C, Mangifesta M, Duranti S, Lugli G, Jimenez B, Lodge S, Viappiani A, Alessandri G, Dall'Asta M, Del Rio D, Sgoifo A, Van Sinderen D, Ventura M,Turroni F. How to feed the mammalian gut microbiota: bacterial and metabolic modulation by dietary fibers. Front. Microbiol. - 2017 Sep 12;8:1749 (4.02)

Fornari M, Carnevali L, Sgoifo A. Single Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy Session Dampens Acute Autonomic and Neuroendocrine Responses to Mental Stress in Healthy Male Participants. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2017, 117(9):559-567 (-).

Carnevali L, Montano N, Statello R, Sgoifo A. Rodent models of depression-cardiovascular comorbidity: Bridging the known to the new. Neurosci Biobehav Rev.  2017 May;76(Pt A):144-153 (8.04)

Rossi S, Buccarello A, Ershler PR, Lux RL, Callegari S, Corradi D, Carnevali L, Sgoifo A, Miragoli M, Musso E, Macchi E. Effect of anisotropy on ventricular vulnerability to unidirectional block and reentry by single premature stimulation during normal sinus rhythm in rat heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Mar 1;312(3):H584-H607 (3.57)

Villada C, Espin L, Hidalgo V, Rubagotti S, Sgoifo A, Salvador A. The influence of coping strategies and behavior on the physiological response to social stress in women: The role of age and menstrual cycle phase. Physiology & Behavior 2017 Mar 1;170:37-46. (2.52)

Sgoifo A, Montano N, Esler M, Vaccarino V. Stress, behavior and the heart. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2017 Mar;74(Pt B):257-259 (8.04)

Statello R, Carnevali L, Paterlini S, Gioiosa L, Bertocchi I, Oberto A, Eva C, palanza P, Sgoifo A. Reduced NPY Y1 receptor hippocampal expression and signs of decreased vagal modulation of heart rate in mice. Physiology & Behavior, 2017 Apr 1;172:31-39 (2.52)

Carnevali L, Rivara S, Nalivaiko E, Thayer JF, Vacondio F, Mor M, Sgoifo A. Pharmacological inhibition of FAAH activity in rodents: A promising pharmacological approach for psychological – cardiac comorbidity? Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 2017 Mar;74(Pt B):444-452 (8.04)

Walker FR, Pfingst K, Carnevali L, Sgoifo A, Nalivaiko E. In the search for an integrative biomarker of resilience to psychological stress. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 2017 Mar;74(Pt B):310-320 (8.04)

Carnevali L, Andrews PL, Neumann ID, Nalivaiko E, Sgoifo A. Autonomic changes induced by provocative motion in rats bred for high (HAB) and low (LAB) anxiety-related behavior: Paradoxical responses in LAB animals. Physiology & Behavior 2016 Dec 1;167:363-373 (2.52)

Carnevali L, Vacondio F, Rossi S, Macchi E, Spadoni G, Bedini A, Neumann ID, Rivara S, Mor M, Sgoifo A. Cardioprotective effects of fatty acid amide hydrolase inhibitor URB694, in a rodent model of trait anxiety. Scientific Reports 5:18218, 2015 (4.12)

Carnevali L, Vacondio F, Rossi S, Callegari S, Macchi E, Spadoni G, Bedini A, Rivara S, Mor M, Sgoifo A. Antidepressant-like activity and cardioprotective effects of fatty acid amide hydrolase inhibitor URB694 in socially stressed Wistar Kyoto rats. European Neuropsychopharmacology 25(11):2157-69, 2015 (4.13)

Sgoifo A, Carnevali L, Pico-Alfonso MA, Amore M. Autonomic dysfunction and heart rate variability in depression. Stress-The International Journal on the Biology of Stress, 25:1-10, 2015 (3.05)

Ponzi D, Muehlenbein PM, Sgoifo A, Geary DC, Flinn MV. Day-to-day variation of salivary cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in children from a rural Dominican community. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology, 1:4-16, 2014 (0)

Villada C, Hidalgo V, Almela M, Mastorci F, Sgoifo A, Salvador A. Coping with an acute psychosocial challenge: behavioral and physiological responses in young women. PLoS ONE, 9(12):e114640, 2014 (2.77)

Rossi S, Fortunati I, Carnevali L, Baruffi S, Mastorci F, Trombini M, Sgoifo A, Corradi D, Callegari S, Miragoli M, Macchi E. The effect of aging on the specialized conducting system: a telemetry ECG study in rats over a 6 month period. PLoS ONE, 9(11):e112697, 2014 (2.77)

Carnevali L, Nalivaiko E, Sgoifo A. Respiratory patterns reflect different levels of emotionality in wild type rats. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, 204:28-35, 2014 (1.79)

Carnevali L, Sgoifo A. Vagal modulation of resting heart rate in rats: the role of stress, psychosocial factors, and physical exercise. Frontiers in Physiology, 5:118, 2014 (3.39)

Carnevali L, Graiani G, Rossi S, Al Banchaabouchi M, Macchi E, Quaini F, Rosenthal N, Sgoifo A. Signs of cardiac autonomic imbalance and proarrhythmic remodeling in FTO deficient mice. PLoS ONE, 9(4):e95499, 2014 (2.77)

Carnevali L, Trombini M, Graiani G, Madeddu D, Quaini F, Landgraf R, Neumann ID, Nalivaiko E, Sgoifo A. Low vagally-mediated heart rate variability and increased susceptibility to ventricular arrhythmias in rats bred for high anxiety. Physiology & Behavior 128:16-25, 2014 (2,52)

Sgoifo A, Carnevali L, Grippo AJ. The socially stressed heart. Insights from studies in rodents. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 39:51-60, 2014 (8.04)

Carnevali L, Trombini M, Porta A, Montano N, de Boer SF, Sgoifo A. Vagal withdrawal and susceptibility to cardiac arrhythmias in rats with high trait aggressiveness. PLoS One 8(7):e68316, 2013 (2.77)

Carnevali L, Sgoifo A, Trombini M, Landgraf R, Neumann ID, Nalivaiko E. Different patterns of respiration in rat lines selectively bred for high or low anxiety. PLoS One 2013, 8(5):e64519 (2.77)

Carnevali L, Trombini M, Rossi S, Graiani G, Manghi M, Koolhaas JM, Quaini F, Macchi E, Nalivaiko E, Sgoifo A. Structural and electrical myocardial remodeling in a rodent model of depression. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75(1):42-51, 2013 (3.81)

Carnevali L, Mastorci F, Audero E, Graiani G, Rossi S, Macchi E, Callegari S, Bartolomucci A, Nalivaiko E, Quaini F, Gross C, Sgoifo A. Stress-induced susceptibility to sudden cardiac death in mice with altered serotonin homeostasis. PLoS One, 7(7):e41184, 2012 (2.77)

Grippo A, Moffitt JA, Sgoifo A, Jepson AJ, Bates SL, Chandler DL, McNeal N, Preihs K. The integration of depressive behaviors and cardiac dysfunction during an operational measure of depression: investigating the role of negative social experiences using an animal model. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74:612-619, 2012 (3.81)

Carnevali L, Mastorci F, Graiani G, Razzoli M, Trombini M, Pico-Alfonso MA, Arban R, Grippo AJ, Quaini F, Sgoifo A. Social defeat and isolation induce clear signs of a depression-like state, but modest cardiac alterations in wild-type rats. Physiology & Behavior, 162:142-150, 2012 (2.52)

Trombini M, Hulshof H, Graiani G, Carnevali L, Meerlo P, Quaini F, Sgoifo A. Early maternal separation has mild effects on cardiac autonomic balance and heart structure in adult male rats. Stress-The International Journal on the Biology of Stress, 15:457-470, 2012 (3.05)

Carnevali L, Bondarenko E, Sgoifo A, Walker FR, Head GA, Lukoshkova EV, Day TA, Nalivaiko E. Metyrapone and fluoxetine suppress enduring behavioral but not cardiac effects of sub-chronic stress in rats. American Journal of Physiology (Reg., Integr. & Comp.), 301(4):R1123-R1131, 2011 (3.08)

Koolhaas JM, Bartolomucci A, Buwalda B, de Boer S, Flügge G, Korte S.M, Meerlo P, Murison R, Olivier B, Palanza P, Richter-Levin G, Sgoifo A, Steimer T, Stiedl O, van Dijk G, Wöhr M, Fuchs E. Stress revisited: a critical evaluation of the stress concept. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 35:1291-1301, 2011 (8.04)

Hulshof HJ, Novati A, Sgoifo A, Luiten PG, den Boer JA, Meerlo P. Maternal separation decreases adult hippocampal cell proliferation and impairs cognitive performance but has little effect on stress sensitivity and anxiety in adult Wistar rats. Behavioural Brain Research 216:552-560, 2011 (3.17)

Kabir MM., Beig MI., Baumert M, Trombini M., Mastorci F., Sgoifo A., Walker FR., Day TA., Nalivaiko E. Respiratory pattern in awake rats: relations to motor activity and effects of alerting stimuli. Physiology & Behavior 101:22-31, 2010 (2,52)

Grippo A., Sgoifo A., Mastorci F., McNeal N., Trahanas D.M. Cardiac dysfunction and hypothalamic activation during a social crowding stressor in prairie voles. Autonomic Neuroscience 156:44-50, 2010 (2,60)

Kratsios P, Huth M, Temmerman L, Salimova E, Al Banchaabouchi M, Sgoifo A, Manghi M, Suzuki K, Rosenthal N, Mourkioti F. Antioxidant amelioration of dilated cardiomyopathy caused by conditional deletion of NEMO/IKK in cardiomyocytes. Circulation Research, 106:133-144, 2010 (15.21)

Nalivaiko E., Mastorci F., Sgoifo A. 8-OH-DPAT prevents cardiac arrhythmias and attenuates tachycardia during social stress in rats. Physiology & Behavior, 96:320-327, 2009 (2,52)

Sgoifo A., Montano N., Shively C., Thayer J., Steptoe A. The inevitable link between heart and behavior: new insights from biomedical research and implications for clinical practice. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 33:61-62, 2009 (8.04)

Mastorci F., Vicentini M., Viltart O., Manghi M., Graiani G., Quaini F., Meerlo P., Nalivaiko E., Maccari S., Sgoifo A. Long-term effects of prenatal stress: changes in adult cardiovascular regulation and sensitivity to stress. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 33:191-203, 2009 (8.04)

Nalivaiko E., Sgoifo A. Central 5-HT receptors in cardiovascular control during stress. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 33:95-106, 2009 (8.04)

Rossi S., Baruffi S., Bertuzzi A., Miragoli M., Corradi D., Maestri R., Alinovi R., Mutti A., Musso E., Sgoifo A., R., Fenici R., Macchi E. Ventricular activation is impaired in aged rat hearts. American Journal of Physiology (Heart & Circul.), 295:H2336-H2343, 2008 (3.57)

Meerlo P., Sgoifo A., Suchecki D. Restricted and disrupted sleep: effects on autonomic function, neuroendocrine stress systems and stress responsivity. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 12:197-210, 2008 (10.60)

Rossi S., Baruffi S., Bertuzzi A., Mastorci F., Sgoifo A., Musso E., Corradi D., Maestri R., Brisinda D., Fenici R., Macchi E. Susceptibility to ventricular arrhythmias in aged hearts. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc., 1:410-414, 2007 (0)

Pico Alfonso M.A., Mastorci F., Ceresini G., Ceda G., Manghi M., Pino O., Troisi A., Sgoifo A. Acute psychosocial challenge and cardiac autonomic response in women: the role of estrogens, corticosteroids, and behavioral coping styles. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 32:451-463, 2007 (4.73)

van der Borght K., Ferrari F., Klauke K., Roman V., Havekes R., Sgoifo A., van der Zee E., Meerlo P. Hippocampal cell proliferation across the day: increase by running wheel activity, but no effect of sleep and wakefulness. Behavioural Brain Research, 167:36-41, 2006 (3.17)

Sgoifo A., Buwalda B., Roos M., Costoli T., Merati G., Meerlo P. Effects of sleep deprivation on cardiac autonomic and pituitary-adrenocortical stress reactivity in rats. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 31:197-208, 2006 (4.73)

Costoli T., Sgoifo A., Stilli D., Flugge G., Laviola G., Adriani W., Fuchs E., Pedrazzini T., Musso E.. Behavioral, neural, and cardiovascular adaptations in mice lacking the NPY-Y1 receptor. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 29:113-123, 2005 (8.04)

Sgoifo A., Costoli T., Meerlo P., Buwalda B., Pico’ Alfonso M.A., De Boer S.F., Musso E., Koolhaas J.M. Individual differences in cardiovascular response to social challenge in rats. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 29:59-66, 2005 (8.04)

Bartolomucci A., Palanza P., Sacerdote P., Panerai A.E., Sgoifo A., Dantzer R., Parmigiani S. Social factors and individual vulnerability to chronic stress exposure. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 29:67-81, 2005 (8.04)

Sgoifo A., Coe C., Parmigiani S., Koolhaas JM. Individual differences in behavior and physiology: causes and consequences Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 29:1-2, 2005 (8.04)

Stilli D., Berni R., Bocchi L., Zaniboni M., Cacciani F., Sgoifo A., Musso E. Vulnerability to ventricular arrhythmias and heterogeneity of action potential duration in normal rats. Experimental Physiology, 89:387-396, 2004 (2.73)

Costoli T., Bartolomucci A., Graiani G., Stilli D., Laviola G., Sgoifo A. Effects of chronic psychosocial stress on cardiac autonomic responsiveness and myocardial structure in mice. American Journal of Physiology (Heart & Circul.), 286:H2133-2140, 2004 (3.57)

Bartolomucci A., Palanza P., Costoli T., Savani E., Laviola G., Parmigiani S., Sgoifo A. Chronic psychosocial stress persistently alters autonomic function and physical activity in mice. Physiology & Behavior, 80:57-67, 2003 (2,52)

Sgoifo A., Braglia F., Costoli T., Musso E., Meerlo P., Ceresini G., Troisi A. Cardiac autonomic reactivity and salivary cortisol in men and women exposed to social stressors: relationship with individual ethological profile. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 27:179-188, 2003 (8.04)

Meerlo P., Sgoifo A., Turek F.W. The effects of social defeat and other stressors on the expression of circadian rhythms. Stress-The International Journal on the Biology of Stress 5:15-22, 2002 (3.05)

Sgoifo A., Pozzato C., Meerlo P., Costoli T., Manghi M., Stilli D., Olivetti G., Musso E. Intermittent exposure to social defeat and open-field test in rats: acute and long-term effects on ECG, body temperature and physical activity. Stress-The International Journal on the Biology of Stress 5:23-35, 2002 (3.05)

Sgoifo A., Meerlo P. Animal models of social stress: implications for the study of stress related pathologies in humans. Stress-The International Journal on the Biology of Stress 5:1-2, 2002 (3.05)

Sgoifo A., Pozzato C., Costoli T., Manghi M., Stilli D., Ferrari P.F., Ceresini G., Musso E. Cardiac autonomic responses to intermittent social conflict in rats. Physiology and Behavior 73:343-349, 2001 (2.52)

Sgoifo A., Koolhas JM, Alleva E., Musso E., Parmigiani S. Social stress: acute and long-term effects on physiology and behavior. Physiology and Behavior 73:253-254, 2001 (2.52)

Stilli D. Berni R., Sgoifo A., Costoli T., Bocchi L., Cacciani F., Manghi M., Olivetti G., Musso E. Social stress, myocardial damage and arrhythmias in rats with cardiac hypertrophy. Physiology and Behavior 73:351-358, 2001 (2.52)

Stilli D, Sgoifo A, Macchi E, Zaniboni M, De Iasio S , Cerbai E, Mugelli A, Lagrasta C, Olivetti G, Musso E. Myocardial remodeling and arrhythmogenesis in moderate cardiac hypertrophy in rats. American Journal of Physiology (Heart & Circul.) 280:H142-H150, 2001 (3.57)

De Jong I., Sgoifo A., Lambooij E., Korte S.M., Blokhuis H.J., Koolhaas J.M. Effects of social stress on heart rate and heart rate variability in growing pigs Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 80:273-280, 2000 (0.66)

Sgoifo A., Koolhaas J.M., de Boer S.F., Musso E., Stilli D., Buwalda B., Meerlo P. Social stress, autonomic neural activation, and cardiac activity in rats. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 23:915-923, 1999 (8.04)

Sgoifo, A. Koolhaas J.M., Musso E., de Boer SF. Different sympathovagal modulation of heart rate during social and non-social stress episodes in wild-type rats. Physiology & Behavior, 67(5):733-738, 1999 (2.52)

Meerlo P., Sgoifo A., de Boer SF., Koolhaas JM. Long-lasting consequences of a social conflict in rats: behavior during the interaction predicts subsequent changes in daily rhythms of heart rate, temperature, and activity Behavioral Neuroscience, 113:1283-90, 1999 (2.51)

Korte S.M., Sgoifo A., Ruesink W., Kwakernaak C., van Voorst S., Scheele C.W., Blokhuis H.J. High carbondioxide tension (PCO2) and the incidence of cardiac arrhythmias in rapidly growing broiler chickens. Veterinary Record, 145(2):40-43, 1999 (2.05)

Buwalda B., de Boer S.F., Schmidt E.D., Felszeghi K., Nyakas C., Sgoifo A., Van der Vegt B.J., Tilders F.J.H., Bohus B., Koolhaas J.M. Long-lasting deficient dexamethasone suppression of HPA activation following peripheral CRF challenge in socially defeated rats. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 11(7):513-520, 1999 (3.39)

Sgoifo A., Stilli D., De Boer S., Koolhaas J., Musso E. Acute social stress and cardiac electrical activity in rats. Aggressive Behavior 24:287-296, 1998 (2.22)

Sgoifo A., De Boer S., Buwalda B., Korte-Bouws G., Tuma J., Bohus B., Zaagsma J., Koolhaas J.M. Vulnerability to arrhythmias during social stress in rats with different sympatho-vagal balance. American Journal of Physiology (Heart & Circul.) 275:H460-H466, 1998 (3.57)

Ceresini G., Sgoifo A., Freddi M., Musso E., Parmigiani S., Del Rio G., Valenti G. Effects of galanin and the galanin receptor antagonist galantide on plasma catecholamine levels during a psychosocial stress stimulus in rats. Neuroendocrinology 67:67-72, 1998 (5.02)

Stilli D., Aimi B., Sgoifo A., Ciarlini P., Regoliosi G., Lagrasta C., Olivetti G., Musso E. Dependence of temporal variability of ventricular recovery on myocardial fibrosis. Role of mechanoelectric feedback. Cardiovascular Research 37:58-65, 1998 (6.29)

Koolhaas J., De Boer S., De Ruiter A., Meerlo P., Sgoifo A. Social stress in rats and mice. Acta Physiologica, 161(Suppl. 640):69-72, 1997 (5.93)

Sgoifo A., De Boer S., Westenbroek C., Maes F., Beldhuis H., Suzuki T., Koolhaas J. Incidence of arrhythmias and heart rate variability in wild-type rats exposed to social stress. American Journal of Physiology (Heart & Circul.) 273:H1754-H1760, 1997 (3.57)

Sgoifo A., De Boer S., Haller J., Koolhaas J. Individual differences in plasma catecholamine and corticosterone stress responses of wild-type rats: relationship with aggression. Physiology and Behavior, 60:1403-1407, 1996 (2.52)

Sgoifo A., Stilli D., Medici D., Gallo P., Aimi B., Musso E. Electrode positioning for reliable telemetry ECG recordings during social stress in unrestrained rats. Physiology and Behavior, 60:1397-1401, 1996 (2.52)

Sgoifo A. Effects of social and non-social acute stressors on plasma levels of catecholamines and corticosterone in wild rats. Rendiconti Lincei – Scienze Fisiche e Naturali, s.9, 6:289-298, 1995 (0.99)

Sgoifo A., Stilli D., Parmigiani S., Aimi B., Musso E. Maternal aggression as a model of acute social stress in the rat: a behavioral-electrocardiographic study. Aggressive Behavior, 21:79-89, 1995 (2.22)

Sgoifo A., Stilli D., Aimi B., Gallo P., Olivetti G., Musso E. Cardiac electrical activity during social stress in rats with left ventricular hypertrophy: relations to myocardial structure. Rendiconti Lincei – Scienze Fisiche e Naturali, 5:397-405, 1994 (0.99)

Sgoifo A., Stilli D., Aimi B., Parmigiani S., Musso E. Behavioral and electrocardiographic responses to social stress in male rats. Physiology and Behavior, 55(2):209-216, 1994 (2.52)

Sgoifo A., Stilli D., Musso E., Mainardi D., Parmigiani S. Offensive and defensive bite-target topographies in attacks by lactating rats. Aggressive Behavior, 18(1): 47-52, 1992 (2.22)

Valsecchi P., Mainardi M., Sgoifo A., Taticchi A. Maternal influences on food preferences in weanling mice (Mus domesticus). Behavioural Processes 19:155-166, 1989 (1.55)

Parmigiani S., Sgoifo A., Mainardi D. Parental aggression displayed by female mice in relation to the sex, reproductive status and infanticidal potential of conspecific intruders. Italian Journal of Zoology 22:193-201, 1988 (0.60)

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Research activity in the Stress Physiology Lab is mainly focused on the biological substrates of depression/anxiety and autonomic/cardiovascular dysfunction comorbidity. This topic is approached via preclinical research on animal models of depression (based on adverse social conditions) and anxiety (based on lines selectively bred). Proendocannabinoid pharmacological treatment (FAAH inhibition) is tested to verify its pevention/reversal potential over behavioral and physiological symptoms of anxiety/depression as well as over autonomic/cardiovascular dysfunction. The final goal is to implement new molecules that allow to successfully treat this comorbidity. Part of the lab research activity is also devoted to the implementation and use of a kit of parameters (neuroendocrine, autonomic, psychological and behavioral) that allows to evaluate the effectiveness of non-pharmacological stress relief interventions in different human populations.

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Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, della Vita e della Sostenibilità Ambientale - Stress Physiology Lab

Plesso di Bioscienze, Parco Area delle Scienze 11/a - 43124 Parma