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Prof. Massimo Cocchi

University of Bologna, Italy

Professor of Nutrition Biochemistry


Email: massimo.cocchi@unibo.it, massimo.cocchi@uniludes.ch


Qualifications

1977 Ph.D., The University of Pavia, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine

1973 Ph.D., The University of Pavia, Food Science


Publications (selected)

Book or Book charpters

  1. Giannelli, A. Castaldo, F. Gabrielli, L. Tonello, M. Cocchi, Dell’uomo, della coscienza. Carta Psichiatrica, Plumelia, Palermo 2013.
  2. R. E. Baroudi, M. Cocchi, A. De Filippo, F. Gabrielli, G. Galimberti,  M. Jaeggi, A. Mangone, A. Scuotto,  S. Stornelli,  L. Tonello, Il Metodo Swing By. Uno strumento per analizzare e governare la complessità, versione Italiano-Inglese, Ludes University Press, Lugano 2013.
  3. M. Cocchi, F. Gabrielli, L. Tonello, “La freccia dell’arciere”. Ipotesi biologiche e letture antropologico-esistenziali della vita, Ludes University Press, Lugano 2013.
  4. M. Cocchi, L. Tonello, F. Gabrielli, A. Castaldo, Music, Brain, Consciousness, Ludes University Press, Lugano 2013.
  5. Massimo Cocchi, Fabio Gabrielli, Vincenzo Guarracino, Lucio Tonello. “La Vita Stanca – sguardi multidisciplinari sulla depressione”. Manni Editore. PP 320. Lecce, 2013 In Italian only. ISBN 978-88-6266-486-8.
  6. Massimo Cocchi, Fabio Gabrielli, Lucio Tonello. “Collection of scientific papers in memory of Paolo Sotgiu”. LUdeS University Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-88-6047-026-3. Italian version: "Raccolta di scritti scientifici in memoria di Paolo Sotgiu".
  7. Massimo Cocchi, Lucio Tonello, Fabio Gabrielli. “The animal side of ‘mood disorders’”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, October 2011. ISBN: 978-3-8465-2094-9.
  8. Massimo Cocchi, Fabio Gabrielli, Lucio Tonello. “The Melancholic Platelets – Biological experimental route and existential notes about major depression”. Lugano; L.U.de.S. UNIVERSITY PRESS, Sept. 2009. Italian / English. ISBN 978-88-6047-014-X.
  9. Massimo Cocchi e Lucio Tonello. “Depressione Maggiore e Patologia Cardiovascolare Ischemica. Un Network fra piastrine, cuore e cervello. Reti Neurali Artificiali, potenzialità predittiva di alcuni acidi grassi della membrana piastrinica”. Bologna; CLUEB, 2007. 205 p; ill; 24 cm. Italian. ISBN 978-88-491-3005-8. (Second Edition Available).
  10. Massimo Cocchi, Lucio Tonello and Fabio Gabrielli,  “Platelet, Fatty Acids, Membrane Viscosity, Depression and Ischemic Heart Disease-Biological-molecular-Path with Medical-Anthropology Insights” in “Coronary Angiography - Advances in Noninvasive Imaging Approach for Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease”, InTech, September 2011, ISBN 978-953-307-675-1.
  11. Cocchi M, Tonello L and Gabrielli F. (2015). The Molecular and Quantum Approach to Psychopathology and Consciousness — From Theory to Experimental Practice. June 2015, Chapter 3, INTECH ed.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/59392

Journals

  1. Massimo Cocchi, Chiara Minuto, Lucio Tonello, Fabio Gabrielli, Gustav Bernroider, Jack A. Tuszynski, Francesco Cappello, and Mark Rasenick. Linoleic acid: Is this the key that unlocks the quantum brain? Insights linking broken symmetries in molecular biology, mood disorders and personalistic emergentism. BMC Neurosci (2017) 18:38.
  2. Cocchi M, Tonello L and Gabrielli F. Molecular and Quantum Approach to Psychopathology and Consciousness. Ann Depress Anxiety. 2015;2(2): 1046.
  3. Cocchi, M., Tonello, L., Gabrielli, F, Minuto C. Human and Animal Brain Phospholipids Fatty Acids, Evolution and Mood Disorders. J Phylogen Evolution Biol 2014, 2:2.
  4. Benedetti, S. , Bucciarelli, S. , Canestrari, F. , Catalani, S. , Mandolini, S. , Marconi, V. , Mastrogiacomo, A. , Silvestri, R. , Tagliamonte, M. , Venanzini, R. , Caramia, G. , Gabrielli, F. , Tonello, L. and Cocchi, M. (2014) Platelet’s Fatty Acids and Differential Diagnosis of Major Depression and Bipolar Disorder through the Use of an Unsupervised Competitive-Learning Network Algorithm (SOM). Open Journal of Depression, 3, 52-73.
  5. Cocchi, M., Tonello, L. & Gabrielli, F. (2014). Mood Psychopathologies: An Integrated Complexity-Based Interpretation. Psychology,  5: 192-203.
  6. Cocchi M. Tonello, L. & Gabrielli, F.(2014). Psychiatric Doubts. Open Journal of Depression, 3, 5-8.
  7. Cocchi M, Gabrielli F, Tonello L, Delogu M, Beghelli V, et al. (2013) Molecular Contiguity between Human and Animal Consciousness through Evolution: Some Considerations. J Phylogen Evolution Biol 1: 119.
    doi:10.4172/2329-9002.1000119.
  8. Cocchi M, Tonello L, Bosi S, Cremonesi A, Castriota F, Puri B, Tsaluchidu S. Platelet oleic acid as Ischemic Cardiovascular disease marker. BMJ 2004;329:1447.
  9. M. Cocchi, F. Gabrielli, L. Tonello, Platelet’s Fatty Acids Secrets in Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Letter to the Editor, BMJ, October 28th, 2013.
  10. M. Cocchi, L. Tonello, F. Gabrielli, A. Castaldo, “L’unicità molecolare della Depressione Maggiore: considerazioni biologiche e implicazioni teoretiche”, Psichiatria Oggi, XXVI, 1, 2013: 27-34.
  11. Tonello L., Gabrielli F.,Cocchi M. (2013). Stream of consciousness: quantum and biochemical assumptions regarding psychopathology. Quantum Biosystems QPP Group, 5: 24-25.
  12. Cocchi M., Gabrielli F., Tonello L. et al. (2013). Consciousness from animals to humans: quantum and molecular pathways. Quantum Biosystems QPP Group, 5: 19-20.
  13. Cocchi M., Gabrielli F., Pessa E., Pregnolato M., Tonello L., Zizzi P., “Major Depression and Bipolar Disorder: The Concept of Symmetry Breaking”. NeuroQuantology. December 2012. Volume 10, Issue 4, Page 676-687.
  14. Cocchi M., Tonello L., Gabrielli F., “Possible Roles of Cell Membrane & Cytoskeleton in Quantum Aspect of Psychiatry”. Journal of Consciousness Exploration & Research| November 2012 | Volume 3 | Issue 10 | pp. 1082-1100.
  15. Cocchi M., Tonello L., Gabrielli F., “Molecular Uniqueness of Major Depression: Biological Remarks and Theoretical Implications”. Journal of Consciousness Exploration & Research |May 2012 | Vol. 3 | Issue 4 | pp. 380-391.
  16. Cocchi M., Tonello L., Gabrielli F., “Considerations on Blood Platelets: A Neuron’s Mirror for Mood Disorders?”. Open Journal of Blood Diseases, 2012, 2, 22-29.
  17. Cocchi M., Tonello L., Gabrielli F., “The Human Aspect of Christ between Classic and Quantum Consciousness: Gethsemane - Anxiety & Depression between Biochemistry & Anthropology”. Scientific GOD Journal | June 2012 | Vol. 3 | Issue 5 | pp. 432-439.
  18. Cocchi M., Tonello L., Gabrielli F., Pregnolato M., "Biological and Anthropological Existential Hypothesis on Depression”. Quantum Biosystems 2011; 3 (1): 12-18.
  19. Cocchi M., Tonello L., Gabrielli F., Pregnolato M., Pessa E., "Quantum Hypothesis on Human and Animal Consciousness: a Concept Embracing Philosophy" , Quantitative Molecular Biology and Mathematics, Journal of Consciousness Exploration & Research, 2, 4, 2011: 547-574.
  20. Cocchi M, Tonello L, Gabrielli F, Pregnolato M, “Depression, osteoporosis, serotonin and cell membrane viscosity between biology and philosophical anthropology”. Annals of General Psychiatry 2011, 10: 9 - doi: 10.1186/1744-859X-10-9.
  21. Cocchi M, Tonello L, Gabrielli F, Pregnolato M, “Consciousness and Hallucicnations: Molecular Considerations and Theoretical Questions”. NeuroQuantology 2011; 1: 182-189.
  22. Cocchi M, Gabrielli F, Tonello L, Pregnolato M, “Interactome hypthesis of Depression”. NeuroQuantology 2010; 4: 603-613.
  23. Cocchi M, Tonello L, Lercker G, “Fatty acids, membrane viscosity, serotonin and ischemic heart disease”. Lipids in Health and Disease 2010, 9: 97.
  24. Tonello L., Cocchi M, “The Cell Membrane: is it a bridge from psychiatry to quantum consciousness?”. NeuroQuantology 2010; 1:54-60.
  25. Cocchi M. Tonello L., “Running the hypothesis of a bio molecular approach to psychiatric disorder characterization and fatty acids therapeutical choices”, Annals of General Psychiatry, 9 (supplement 1): S26, 2010.

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