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F. D’Acquisto: Affective Immunology: where emotions and the immune response converge. Dialogues Clin Neurosci. (2017);19(1):9-19.S. Brod, T. Gobetti, B. Gittens, M
Ono, M Perretti, F. D'Acquisto: The Impact of environmental enrichment on the murine inflammatory immune response. JCI insight. (2017); 2(7):e90723. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.90723.
L. Rattazzi, G. Piras, S. Brod, K. Smith, M. Ono, and F. D'Acquisto, Impact of Enriched Environment on Murine T Cell Differentiation and Gene Expression Profile. Front Immunol 7 (2016) 381.
F. D'Acquisto, Editorial overview: Immunomodulation: Exploiting the circle between emotions and immunity: impact on pharmacological treatments. Curr Opin Pharmacol 29 (2016) viii-xii
B. Major, L. Rattazzi, S. Brod, I. Pilipovic, G. Leposavic, and F. D'Acquisto, Massage-like stroking boosts the immune system in mice. Sci Rep 5 (2015) 1091
F. D'Acquisto, L. Rattazzi, and G. Piras, Smile--It's in your blood! Biochem Pharmacol 91 (2014) 287-92.
S. Brod, L. Rattazzi, G. Piras, and F. D'Acquisto, 'As above, so below' examining the interplay between emotion and the immune system. Immunology 143 (2014) 311-8.
G. Piras, L. Rattazzi, A. McDermott, R. Deacon, and F. D'Acquisto, Emotional change-associated T cell mobilization at the early stage of a mouse model of multiple sclerosis. Front Immunol 4 (2013) 400.
L. Rattazzi, G. Piras, M. Ono, R. Deacon, C.M. Pariante, and F. D'Acquisto, CD4(+) but not CD8(+) T cells revert the impaired emotional behavior of immunocompromised RAG-1-deficient mice. Transl Psychiatry 3 (2013) e280.
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