Filippo Caraci - Top Italian Scientist in Neurosciences & Psychology
Filippo Caraci is Associate Professor of Pharmacology at University of Catania and Chief of the Unit of Translational Neuropharmacology and Translational Neurosciences at IRCCS Associazione Oasi Maria SS., Department of the Laboratories, Troina, Italy. He has worked in the field of Neuropharmacology focusing his attention on the neurobiology of depression and Alzheimer’s disease with the aim to identify new pharmacological targets. Dr. Caraci's research has provided contributions to the understanding of the physiology and pharmacology of Transforming-Growth-Factor-ß1 (TGF-ß1) and its role in the pathophysiology of Depression and Alzheimer’s disease.He has also coordinated different observational studies in cognitive disorders with the aim to validate in vivo the same pharmacological targets identified in preclinical studies. His work has been published in journals among which Nature Medicine, Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia, Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, Journal of Neuroscience, Neurobiology of Disease, Neurobiology of Aging, Neuropharmacology Pharmacological Research, Molecular Pharmacology, CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics
Neurobiology of Depression and Alzheimer’s disease Role of TGF-ß1 in the pathophysiology of cognitive dysfunction both in Depression and Alzheimer’s disease Cognitive dysfunction and the risk of Alzheimer's disease in Down Syndrome Down Syndrome


Rank: 197
H-Index: 58
Citations: 12347
Nation: Italy
Area: pharmacology - neurosciences
Macroarea: Neurosciences & Psychology
Italian Institution(s): Università degli Studi di Catania  and  Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging (IRCCS)
Rank: 197
H-Index: 58
Citations: 12347
Nation: Italy
Area: pharmacology - neurosciences
Macroarea: Neurosciences & Psychology
Italian Institution(s): Università degli Studi di Catania  and  Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging (IRCCS)