Giovanni Battistella, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Neurology
Fields of Interest: 

Giovanni is a biomedical engineer in the ALBA Language Neurobiology Lab with a strong background in image and signal processing, computational and cognitive neuroscience, and imaging genetics.

Publications: 

In-vivo probabilistic atlas of human thalamic nuclei based on diffusion- weighted magnetic resonance imaging.

Scientific data

Najdenovska E, Alemán-Gómez Y, Battistella G, Descoteaux M, Hagmann P, Jacquemont S, Maeder P, Thiran JP, Fornari E, Bach Cuadra M

Altered topology of the functional speech production network in non-fluent/agrammatic variant of PPA.

Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior

Mandelli ML, Welch AE, Vilaplana E, Watson C, Battistella G, Brown JA, Possin KL, Hubbard HI, Miller ZA, Henry ML, Marx GA, Santos-Santos MA, Bajorek LP, Fortea J, Boxer A, Rabinovici G, Lee S, Deleon J, Rosen HJ, Miller BL, Seeley WW, Gorno-Tempini ML

Polygenic Risk of Spasmodic Dysphonia is Associated With Vulnerable Sensorimotor Connectivity.

Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991)

Putzel GG, Battistella G, Rumbach AF, Ozelius LJ, Sabuncu MR, Simonyan K

Phenotype- and genotype-specific structural alterations in spasmodic dysphonia.

Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society

Bianchi S, Battistella G, Huddleston H, Scharf R, Fleysher L, Rumbach AF, Frucht SJ, Blitzer A, Ozelius LJ, Simonyan K

Isolated Focal Dystonia as a Disorder of Large-Scale Functional Networks.

Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991)

Battistella G, Termsarasab P, Ramdhani RA, Fuertinger S, Simonyan K

Neural correlates of dystonic tremor: a multimodal study of voice tremor in spasmodic dysphonia.

Brain imaging and behavior

Kirke DN, Battistella G, Kumar V, Rubien-Thomas E, Choy M, Rumbach A, Simonyan K

Robust thalamic nuclei segmentation method based on local diffusion magnetic resonance properties.

Brain structure & function

Battistella G, Najdenovska E, Maeder P, Ghazaleh N, Daducci A, Thiran JP, Jacquemont S, Tuleasca C, Levivier M, Bach Cuadra M, Fornari E

GNAL mutation in isolated laryngeal dystonia.

Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society

Putzel GG, Fuchs T, Battistella G, Rubien-Thomas E, Frucht SJ, Blitzer A, Ozelius LJ, Simonyan K

Neural correlates of abnormal sensory discrimination in laryngeal dystonia.

NeuroImage. Clinical

Termsarasab P, Ramdhani RA, Battistella G, Rubien-Thomas E, Choy M, Farwell IM, Velickovic M, Blitzer A, Frucht SJ, Reilly RB, Hutchinson M, Ozelius LJ, Simonyan K

Long-term effects of cannabis on brain structure.

Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

Battistella G, Fornari E, Annoni JM, Chtioui H, Dao K, Fabritius M, Favrat B, Mall JF, Maeder P, Giroud C

Investigation of memory, executive functions, and anatomic correlates in asymptomatic FMR1 premutation carriers.

Neurobiology of aging

Hippolyte L, Battistella G, Perrin AG, Fornari E, Cornish KM, Beckmann JS, Niederhauser J, Vingerhoets FJ, Draganski B, Maeder P, Jacquemont S

Comparison of cannabinoid concentrations in oral fluid and whole blood between occasional and regular cannabis smokers prior to and after smoking a cannabis joint.

Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry

Fabritius M, Chtioui H, Battistella G, Annoni JM, Dao K, Favrat B, Fornari E, Lauer E, Maeder P, Giroud C

THCCOOH concentrations in whole blood: are they useful in discriminating occasional from heavy smokers?

Drug testing and analysis

Fabritius M, Favrat B, Chtioui H, Battistella G, Annoni JM, Appenzeller M, Dao K, Fornari E, Lauer E, Mall JF, Maeder P, Mangin P, Staub C, Giroud C

Brain structure in asymptomatic FMR1 premutation carriers at risk for fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome.

Neurobiology of aging

Battistella G, Niederhauser J, Fornari E, Hippolyte L, Gronchi Perrin A, Lesca G, Forzano F, Hagmann P, Vingerhoets FJ, Draganski B, Maeder P, Jacquemont S

Weed or wheel! FMRI, behavioural, and toxicological investigations of how cannabis smoking affects skills necessary for driving.

PloS one

Battistella G, Fornari E, Thomas A, Mall JF, Chtioui H, Appenzeller M, Annoni JM, Favrat B, Maeder P, Giroud C