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Prof. Dr. Dr. Pierluigi Nicotera


German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)

Venusberg-Campus 1/99, 53127 Bonn

+49 228 43302602


Prof. Nicotera’s main research focus is on molecular mechanisms of cell death and neurodegeneration.

Recent publications

  • Effect of genotype on individual response to the pharmacological treatment of glaucoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

    Biology direct

    Authors: Damiana Scuteri, Giulio Pocobelli, Yoichi Sakurada, Rossella Russo, Paolo Tonin, Pierluigi Nicotera, Giacinto Bagetta, Maria Tiziana Corasaniti, Carlo Nucci

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  • Safety of Onabotulinumtoxin A in Chronic Migraine: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials.


    Authors: Maria Tiziana Corasaniti, Giacinto Bagetta, Pierluigi Nicotera, Assunta Tarsitano, Paolo Tonin, Giorgio Sandrini, Gary W Lawrence, Damiana Scuteri

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  • BCL7A-containing SWI/SNF/BAF complexes modulate mitochondrial bioenergetics during neural progenitor differentiation.

    The EMBO journal

    Authors: Lena Wischhof, Hang-Mao Lee, Janine Tutas, Clemens Overkott, Eileen Tedt, Miriam Stork, Michael Peitz, Oliver Brüstle, Thomas Ulas, Kristian Händler, Joachim L Schultze, Dan Ehninger, Pierluigi Nicotera, Paolo Salomoni, Daniele Bano

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