Tullio Pozzan
  • Director, Department of Biomedical Sciences, CNR, 2013-2019
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M.D., University of Padova, Italy, 1973


10 highest-impact publications
• Tsien, R. Y., Pozzan, T. and Rink, T. J. (1982). Calcium homeostasis in intact lymphocytes: cytoplasmic free calcium monitored with a new, intracellularly trapped fluorescent indicator. J Cell Biol 94(2): 325-334.
• Rizzuto, R., Pinton, P., Carrington, W., Fay, F. S., Fogarty, K. E., Lifshitz, L. M., Tuft, R. A. and Pozzan, T. (1998). Close contacts with the endoplasmic reticulum as determinants of mitochondrial Ca2+ responses. Science 280(5370): 1763-1766.
• Scorrano, L., Oakes, S. A., Opferman, J. T., Cheng, E. H., Sorcinelli, M. D., Pozzan, T. and Korsmeyer, S. J. (2003). BAX and BAK regulation of endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+: a control point for apoptosis. Science 300(5616): 135-139.
• Zonta, M., Angulo, M. C., Gobbo, S., Rosengarten, B., Hossmann, K. A., Pozzan, T. and Carmignoto, G. (2003). Neuron-to-astrocyte signaling is central to the dynamic control of brain microcirculation. Nat Neurosci 6(1): 43-50.
• Pozzan, T., Rizzuto, R., Volpe, P. and Meldolesi, J. (1994). Molecular and cellular physiology of intracellular calcium stores. Physiol Rev 74(3): 595-636.
• Bezzi, P., Carmignoto, G., Pasti, L., Vesce, S., Rossi, D., Rizzini, B. L., Pozzan, T. and Volterra, A. (1998). Prostaglandins stimulate calcium-dependent glutamate release in astrocytes. Nature 391(6664): 281-285.
• Tsien, R. Y., Pozzan, T. and Rink, T. J. (1982). T-cell mitogens cause early changes in cytoplasmic free Ca2+ and membrane potential in lymphocytes. Nature 295(5844): 68-71.
• Rink, T. J., Tsien, R. Y. and Pozzan, T. (1982). Cytoplasmic pH and free Mg2+ in lymphocytes. J Cell Biol 95(1): 189-196.
• Rizzuto, R., Brini, M., Murgia, M. and Pozzan, T. (1993). Microdomains with high Ca2+ close to IP3-sensitive channels that are sensed by neighboring mitochondria. Science 262(5134): 744-747.
• Rizzuto, R., Simpson, A. W., Brini, M. and Pozzan, T. (1992). Rapid changes of mitochondrial Ca2+ revealed by specifically targeted recombinant aequorin. Nature 358(6384): 325-327.