Connecting European Neuroscience

Innocenti, Giorgio

Chair, Schools Committee (2002 - 2006)

Field of Interest

Neuroscience, Child neurology, Psychiatry, Computational Neuroscience

Curriculum Vitae

6th January 1943
born in Viareggio, Italy
1967
Medical degree "cum laude". Medical School, University of Turin, Italy
1970
Specialization in Neurology and Psychiatry. Medical School, University of Turin, Italy
1968-69
Assistant professor at the Institute of Physiology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
1972-73
CNR/NATO fellowship at the Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany
1969-72
Assistant professor at the Institute of Physiology, University of Catania, Italy
1972-74
Assistant professor at the Institute of Physiology, University of Turin, Italy
1974-76
"Médecin assistant" at the Institute of Anatomy, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
1976-79
"Maître assistant" at the Institute of Anatomy, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
1979-85
"Professeur assistant" at the Institute of Anatomy, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
1981-82
Associate Professor in Physiology, University of Turin Medical School, Italy
1984
Invited professor of Brasilian Council for Scientific Investigations. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1985-92
"Professeur associé suppléant" at the Institute of Anatomy, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
since 1990
Associate Researcher at the Institute for Neuroscience, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
1992
Scientific visitor, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, NIMH, Bethesda (USA) and invited Professor at Georgetown University, Medical School, Washington DC (USA)
1992-98
"Professeur associé" at the Institute of Anatomy, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
1993-96
Co-director at the Institute of Anatomy, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
1995-2002
Receiving Editor of European Journal of Neuroscience
since 1997
Professor in Neuroscience and Head of the Division for Neuroanatomy and Brain Development, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
since 1999
Consultant at the Pediatric Neurology and Pediatric Psychiatry service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Selected Publications

    1995

  • Innocenti, G.M., Aggoun-Zouaoui, D. & Lehmann, P. (1995)
    Cellular aspects of callosal connections and their development. Neuropsychologia 33 961-987
  • Innocenti, G.M. & Kaas, J. (1995)
    The cortex. Trends Neurosci. 18 371-372
  • Innocenti, G.M. (1995)
    Exuberant development of connections and its possible permissive role in cortical evolution. Trends Neurosci. 18 397-402.
  • 1996

  • Tettoni, L., Lehmann, P., Houzel, J.C. & Innocenti, G.M. (1996)
    Maxsim, a software for the analysis of multiple axonal arbors and their simulated activation. J. Neurosci. Methods 67 1-9
  • Aggoun-Zouaoui, D., Kiper, D. & Innocenti, G.M. (1996)
    Growth of callosal terminal arbors in primary visual areas of the cat. Eur. J. Neurosci. 8 1132-1148
  • Parnas, J., Bovet, P., Innocenti, G.M. (1996)
    Schizophrenic trait features, binding, and cortico-cortical connectivity: a neurodevelopmental pathogenetic hypothesis. Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research 4 185-196.
  • 1997

  • Lucio, R.A., Garcia, J.V., Cerezo, J.R., Pacheco, P., Innocenti, G.M., Berbel, P. (1997)
    The development of auditory callosal connections in normal and hypothyroid rats. Cerebral Cortex 7 303-316.
  • 1998

  • Tettoni, L., Georghita-Bachler, F., Bressoud, R. Welker, E. and Innocenti, G.M. (1998)
    Constant and variable aspects of axonal phenotype in cerebral cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 8 543-552.
  • 1999

  • Bressoud, R and Innocenti, G.M. (1999)
    Typology, early differentiation, and exuberant growth of a set of cortical axons. J. Comp Neurol. 406 87-108.
  • Zufferey, P., Jin F., Nakamura H., Tettoni L. and Innocenti, G.M. (1999)
    The role of pattern vision in the development of cortico-cortical connections. Eur J Neurosci, 11 2669-2688
  • Kiper, D.C., Knyazeva, M.G., Tettoni, L. and G.M. Innocenti (1999)
    Visual stimulus dependent changes in inter-hemispheric EEG coherence. J Neurophysiol. 82: 3082-3094
  • Knyazeva, M.G., Kiper, D.C., Vildavski, V.Y., Desplands, P. A., Maeder-Ingvar, M. and Innocenti, G.M. (1999)
    Visual-stimulus-dependent changes in interhemispheric EEG coherence in humans J Neurophysiol. 82: 3095-3107
  • Innocenti, G. M., Kiper, D. and Deonna T. (1999)
    On nature and limits of cortical developmental plasticity after an early lesion, in a child. Rest Neurol. and Neurosci. 15: 219-227
  • 2001

  • Innocenti, GM, Maeder, P, Knyazeva, M, Fornari, E., Deonna, T. (2001)
    Functional activation of microgyric visual cortex in man. Annals Neurol. 50: 672-676.
  • Knyazeva, M, Deonna, T and Innocenti, GM (2001)
    EEG coherence studies in the normal brain and after early cortical pathologies. Brain Res Rev. 36, 119-128.
  • 2002

  • Innocenti, GM, Manger P; Masiello, I, Colin, I and Tettoni, L (2002)
    Architecture and Callosal Connections of Visual Areas 17,18, 19 and 21 in the Ferret (Mustela Putorius). Cerebral Cortex 12, 411-422.
  • Manger, P, Kiper, D, Masiello, I, Tettoni, L, Hunyadi, Z, and Innocenti GM (2002)
    The representation of the visual field in three extrastriate areas of the ferret (Mustela Putorius), and the relationship of retinotopy and field boundaries to callosal connectivity. Cerebral Cortex. 12, 423-437
  • Kiper, DC, Zesiger, P, Maeder, P, Deonna, T and Innocenti GM (2002)
    Vision after lesions of the occipital cortex: Neuropsychological and psychophysical studies. Neural Plasticity, 9, 1-25.
  • Knyazeva MG, Maeder P, Kiper DC, Deonna T, and Innocenti GM (2002)
    Vision after lesions of the occipital cortex: Neuropsychological and psychophysical studies. Neural Plasticity, 9, 27-40.
  • Restrepo CE, Manger PR, Innocenti GM (2002)
    Retinofugal projections following early lesions of the visual cortex in the ferret. Eur J Neurosci, 16: 1713-1719.
  • Manger P, Masiello I, Innocenti GM (2002)
    Areal organization of the posterior parietal cortex of the ferret (Mustela putorius). Cerebral Cortex, 12: 1280-1297.
  • Zesiger P, Kiper D, Deonna T, and Innocenti GM. (2002)
    Preserved visual function in a case of occipito-parietal microgyria. Annals Neurol, 52: 492-498
  • 2003

  • Innocenti GM, Ansermet F and Parnas J. (2003)
    Schizophrenia, neurodevelopment and corpus callosum. Molec Psychiat, 8: 261-274

Memberships

Editorial Boards

1981-83
Behavioural Brain Research (Elsevier)
1988-93
Developmental Neuroscience (Karger)
1988-92
Correspondent to: Comments on Developmental Neurobiology (Gordon and Breach)
since 1981
Developmental Brain Research (Elsevier)
since 1989
Experimental Brain Research (Springer)
1989
Neural Plasticity (Freund)
since 1991
Cerebral Cortex (Oxford University Press)
1993
European Journal for Neuroscience (Blackwell)

Associate to


Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Scientific Societies

since 1985
Member of the organizing committee of the European Winter Conference on Brain Research
1990-96
Member of the Council of the European Neuroscience Association
Panel: Developmental Neurobiology
1990-96
Treasurer of the European Neuroscience Association
1995-98
Member of Council of the Swiss Society of Neuroscience
since 1997
President of the Rodin Remediation Academy
since 2002
Chairman of the School Committee, Federation of European Neuroscience Societies

Professor Giorgio Innocenti

Karolinska Institute
Division of Neuroanatomy and Brain Development
Department of Neuroscience
Retzius väg 8
171 77 Stockholm
Sweden
Phone: +468-52 48 78 62
Fax: +468-31 57 82
E-mail: giorgio.innocenti@neuro.ki.se

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