Funding

Funded Projects as PI or Co-PI

– European Leukodystrophy Association (ELA) International Fellowship Grant, ELA 2018-008F2 “Pre-clinical testing of single and combined autophagy modulation by Lithium and Rapamycin in Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy”- (2019-2020).

– Regione Toscana POR CreO FESR 2014-2020 action 1.1.5a3 – “SENSOR – Novel real time sensors for the detection of microbiological and chemical contamination in environmental and biomedical matrices” (2018-2021).

– Research Project founded by CHIESI FARMACEUTICI – “Development of nanoparticle-based drugs” (2017-2020).

– Marie Curie Individual Fellowship 2017 (Dr. Ilaria Tonazzini) – “NEUROGUIDE – Study of neuronal sensing and migration/guidance dynamics in neurodevelopmental disorders by nano-engineered chips” (2018).

– Regione Toscana PAR FAS 2007-2013 (Bando FAS Salute 2014) – “Proteomics/genomics/metabolomics for biomarker discovery and for the development of an ultrasensitive bio-sensing platform in body fluids: application to glioblastoma multiforme. (GLIOMICS)” (2017-2019).

– Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca – “Pre-clinical testing of Lithium treatment in Krabbe disease” (2017-2018).
– Fondazione Umberto Veronesi – 2017 Post-doctoral fellowship grant in Neuroscience – “Solving the puzzle of UBE3A function in neuronal development (pU be3a zzle)”.

– European Leukodystrophy Association (ELA) International 2015 research grant program – “Development of a novel, nanovector-mediated enzyme replacement therapy for Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy (GLD)” Collaborative Project (01/06/2016 – 31/05/2017)

– Fondazione Umberto Veronesi – 2016 Post-doctoral fellowship grant in Neuroscience – “Rescue strategies for impaired neurite guidance in Ube3a-deficient neurons (RE-guide)”.

– Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei – 2015 Post-doctoral fellowship grant “Dott. Giuseppe Guelfi” in Biology and Biomedicine – “Pre-clinical testing of a novel enzyme replacement theraphy for Krabbe disease: aptamer mediated GALC delivery into the central nervous system”.

– 15100251-ST for Ion Implantation/Irradiation beam time at ELBE or IBC [Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR); Germany] “Rippled templates for nano-imprinting of artificial neuronal interfaces” (2015).

– Fondazione Umberto Veronesi – 2015 Post-doctoral fellowship grant in Neuroscience – “Nanotechnologies to unravel the Role of Ube3a protein in Neuronal contact sensing and cytoskeleton structural dynamics (nano2RUN)”.

– 15100251-ST for Ion Implantation/Irradiation beam time at ELBE or IBC [Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR); Germany] “Rippled templates for nano-imprinting of artificial neuronal interfaces” (2015).

– Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca – “Biomolecular Mechanisms in Krabbe disease: innovative biophysics methods for the discovery of nover therapeutical targets” (2014-2015).

– Regione Toscana POC-CRO-FSE Asse IV. “NANOstructures for ARTificial ligaments (NANOART)” (2013-2014).

– European Union FP7, NMP3-SL-2009-229294 NanoCARD ‘Nanopatterned scaffolds for active myocardial implants‘ (2010-2013).

– European Union FP7, NMP4-LA-2009-229289 NanoII ‘Nanoscopic”ally-guided induction and expansion of regulatory hematopoietic cells to treat autoImmune and Inflammatory processes‘ (2010-2013).

– Regione Toscana Bando Salute (2011-2013), ‘Biosensor-based assay for high-throughput quantitative screening of chloride transport‘.