Francesco Maria Galassi

Francesco Maria Galassi

School of Biomedicine

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Francesco Maria Galassi, MD (Bonon.) PhD (Flin.) PGDip MRSB MCSFS FRSPH

His main academic position (salaried) is that of Associate Professor of Physical Anthropology at the Department of Anthropology (Katedra Antropologii) of the University of Łódź (Uniwersytet Łódzki), Poland (EU), where he is also a voting member of the Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection (Wydział Biologii i Ochrony Środowiska) and principal doctoral supervisor.

Among his other academic positions:

- at the University of Adelaide, Francesco Maria Galassi is ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR - Academic Level D (honorary) in the School of Biomedicine being affiliated with Emeritus Professor Maciej Henneberg's anatomy research group;

- he is also an Adjunct Professor (salaried) of Human Anatomy at the University of Bologna in the Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences teaching at the Ravenna Campus in the master's degree programme in medicine and surgery (M.D.).

He is also a registered practicing physician in Italy (EU) and holds the official equivalence valid in the Swiss Confederation for practicing purposes.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., Papa, V., Artico, M., & Percivaldi, E. (2024). Discovery of the first recorded use of “gout” as a medical term in history before AD 1000. Rheumatology International, 44(6), 1175-1176.
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    2024 Saniotis, A., Galassi, F. M., & Henneberg, M. (2024). Possible future evolutionary consequences to Homo as a result of the implementation of biotechnology. Anthropological Review, 87(1), 69-80.
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    2024 Mazzarello, P., Varotto, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2024). A depiction of poliomyelitis in a 17th -century Piedmontese fresco?. Neurological Sciences, 45(7), 3517-3519.
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    2024 Moraes, C., Varotto, E., Artico, M., Galassi, F. M., Forte, F., & Habicht, M. E. (2024). 3D facial approximation and endocast analysis of the Mummy of Minirdis (Ancient Egypt, ca. 2,300 Before Present). Morphologie, 108(362), 100781.
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    2024 Galassi, F. M., Lorkiewicz, W., Filipiak, J., Nikodem, A., & Żądzińska, E. (2024). Age- and sex-related changes in vertebral trabecular bone architecture in Neolithic and Mediaeval populations from Poland. Scientific Reports, 14(1), 16 pages.
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    2024 Bertozzo, F., Stein, K., Varotto, E., Galassi, F. M., Ruffell, A., & Murphy, E. (2024). Histological analysis and etiology of a pathological iguanodontian femur from England. Journal of Anatomy, 11 pages.
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    2024 Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., & Ribatti, D. (2024). Self-publishing in the history of medicine: The paradoxical case of Edward Jenner's science-changing monograph (1798). European Journal of Internal Medicine, S0953-6205(24)00191-2.
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    2023 Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., & Papa, V. (2023). A further methodologic comment on Recalcati et al's response on the “skull with petrified ears” on the necessity of evidence-based anthropologic studies. Clinics in Dermatology, 41(3), 425-426.
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    2023 Bianucci, R., Galassi, F. M., Donell, S., & Nerlich, A. G. (2023). The Friar with the Crutch. A cautionary note.. International Journal of Anthropology, 38(1-2), 15-18.
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    2023 Vaccarezza, M., & Galassi, F. M. (2023). Inflammation Beats Cholesterol: A Comment on the Unequivocal Driver of Cardiovascular Disease Risk. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 12(7), 2519.
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    2023 Moraes, C., Šindelář, J., Galassi, F. M., & Beaini, T. L. (2023). Ludmila of Bohemia (ca. 860–921): Multidisciplinary considerations on her facial approximation. Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, 29, e00263.
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    2023 Galassi, F. M., Habicht, M. E., & Varotto, E. (2023). The predictive power of palaeopathology. The Lancet Microbe, 4(6), e391.
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    2023 Nerlich, A. G., Wimmer, J., Asensi, V., Perciaccante, A., Galassi, F. M., Donell, S. T., & Bianucci, R. (2023). Correction: Chronic Gastro-Duodenal Ulcerative Disease and the Death of Father Stephan Schätzl from Viechtwang (Austria) (Journal of Religion and Health, (2023), 62, 4, (2763-2776), 10.1007/s10943-023-01762-2). Journal of Religion and Health, 62(4), 2777-2778.
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    2023 Galassi, F. M. (2023). Corrigendum to “Palaeopathology of the earlobe crease (Frank's sign): New insights from Renaissance art” [International journal of Cardiology 236 (2017) 82–84, (S0167527316346708), (10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.02.128)]. International Journal of Cardiology, 384, 117.
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    2023 Galassi, F. M., & Varotto, E. (2023). Osteoporosis and vertebral trabecular bone health: an historico-anthropological perspective. Anthropological Review, 86(1), 17-22.
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    2023 Bianucci, R., Galassi, F. M., Donell, S. T., & Nerlich, A. G. (2023). Goitre in a Fayum mummy portrait from Roman Egypt (120–140 CE). Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 46(5), 1041-1042.
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    2023 Varotto, E., Cafarelli, F. P., Maglietta, F., Moraes, C., Ricci, P., & Galassi, F. M. (2023). Morpho-radiological and brain endocast analysis in the study of Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna (HFI): A combined approach. PLoS ONE, 18(3 March), 12 pages.
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    2023 Nerlich, A. G., Wimmer, J., Asensi, V., Perciaccante, A., Galassi, F. M., Donell, S. T., & Bianucci, R. (2023). Chronic Gastro-Duodenal Ulcerative Disease and the Death of Father Stephan Schätzl from Viechtwang (Austria). Journal of Religion and Health, 62(4), 2763-2776.
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    2023 Saleem, S., Bianucci, R., Galassi, F. M., & Nerlich, A. G. (2023). Editorial: Ancient diseases and medical care: Paleopathological insights. Frontiers in Medicine, 10.
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    2023 Cucu, A. I., Perciaccante, A., Galassi, F. M., Nemtoi, A., & Bianucci, R. (2023). Votive Offerings from Floresti Orthodox Monastery in Romania: An Ophthalmological Lesson from the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries CE. Journal of Religion and Health, 62(2), 1305-1313.
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    2023 Nerlich, A. G., Galassi, F. M., Donell, S. T., & Bianucci, R. (2023). Early sixteenth century gargoyle figurine with evidence of massive multinodular hyper-vascularised goitre and superior vena cava syndrome. Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 46(1), 201-202.
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    2023 Galassi, F. M., Giacomini, F., & Varotto, E. (2023). Palaeodermatological aspects of Duke Federico da Montefeltro's case: A multidisciplinary assessment. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 37(11), 2168-2170.
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    2023 Bianucci, R., Donell, S., & Galassi, F. M. (2023). Anton Ludovico Antinori's rheumatological ailments: Established facts or overinterpretation?. Rheumatology (United Kingdom), 62(10), E291-E292.
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    2023 Melintenda, S., Varotto, E., Pappalardo, E., Guzzardi, L., Papa, V., Palermo, D., & Galassi, F. M. (2023). Spina Bifida Sacralis Occulta from Ancient Greek Sicily (Pozzanghera Necropolis, Leontinoi, 6<sup>th</sup>–4<sup>th</sup> Century BC): Anatomical, Anthropological and Ethnomedical Considerations on the Insular Presentation of this Congenital Anomaly. Anthropological Review, 86(2), 13-25.
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    2023 Ricci, P., Varotto, E., Galassi, F. M., Bertozzi, G., & Vanin, S. (2023). Erratum to “Sessa et al. First report of Heleomyzidae (Diptera) recovered from the inner cavity of an intact human femur” [J Forensic Leg Med. (2019) 66 4–7, (S1752928X18306711), (10.1016/j.jflm.2019.05.021)]. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 97, 102545.
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    2023 Galassi, F. M., Cossarizza, A., & Varotto, E. (2023). Superior vena cava syndrome and gynecomastia in antiquity: Paleodermatologic considerations on aging in the past. Clinics in Dermatology, 41(2), 309-311.
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    2023 Galassi, F. M., Sineo, L., Papa, V., & Varotto, E. (2023). Monkeypox between dermatology and anthropology: A model for evolutionary medicine. Clinics in Dermatology, 41(3), 423-424.
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    2023 Habicht, M. E., Varotto, E., Vaccarezza, M., Cossarizza, A., & Galassi, F. M. (2023). Kaspar Hauser, the Child of Europe: Are smallpox vaccination scars the clue to a 2-century-old mystery?. Clinics in Dermatology, 41(3), 463-465.
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    2023 Bianucci, R., Donell, S. T., Galassi, F. M., Lanza, T., Mattutino, G., Nerlich, A. G., & Sineo, L. (2023). Marfan Syndrome in Palaeopathology: A review. Human Evolution, 38(1-2), 29-36.
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    2023 Galassi, F. M., & Varotto, E. (2023). The importance of case studies in the study of ancient diseases and the fight against biomedical fake news: a set of cases to make a point. Human Evolution, 38(1-2), 17-27.
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    2023 Bianucci, R., Donell, S. T., Galassi, F. M., Lanza, T., Mattutino, G., Nerlich, A. G., & Sineo, L. (2023). On the embalmer Alfredo Salafia (1869-1933) and the mummy of Rosalia Lombardo (1918-1920): science is not a “narrative”. Human Evolution, 38(1-2), 37-45.
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    2023 Galassi, F. M., Lippi, D., Zucchini, E., Bianucci, R., & Varotto, E. (2023). Palaeodermatological exposé on the historical case of Ferdinando II de’ Medici (AD 1610–1670). Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 37(12), 2415-2418.
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    2023 Damiani, E., Galassi, F. M., & Elice, M. (2023). Did Suetonius really call gout morbus dominorum? A philological and historico-medical reconstruction. Clinical Rheumatology, 42(11), 3153-3158.
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    2022 Bianucci, R., Sineo, L., Nerlich, A. G., Donell, S. T., & Galassi, F. M. (2022). “Cola u’ Nanu”: an early nineteenth century case of disproportionate small stature. Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 45(12), 2405-2406.
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    2022 Lippi, D., Varotto, E., Boccalini, S., Bechini, A., & Galassi, F. M. (2022). In Search of a Lost Father: Adrien Proust (1834–1903), An Almost Forgotten Public Health Pioneer. Vaccines, 10(5), 6 pages.
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    2022 Habicht, M. E., Varotto, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2022). THE BOY WHO NEVER BECAME PHARAOH? A THEORETICAL STUDY IN IDENTIFICATION. Anthropologie (Czech Republic), 60(3), 531-535.
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    2022 Varotto, E., Galassi, F. M., Lippi, D., & Bianucci, R. (2022). Depiction of goitre in an Etruscan Genucilia Terracotta plate (late 5th–early 4th BCE). Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 45(6), 1273-1274.
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    2022 Aquila, I., Sacco, M. A., Cordasco, F., Scalise, C., Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., . . . Ricci, P. (2022). The Role of Forensic Investigation in an Unusual Case of Patricide by a Schizophrenic Woman Involving Dismemberment of a Decomposed Body. Diagnostics, 12(7), 12 pages.
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    2022 Galassi, F. M., Papa, V., Lambusta, L., Vaccarezza, M., & Varotto, E. (2022). Cyclopes and giants: ancient mythological figures through an anatomical and palæopathological lens. Human Evolution, 37(1-2), 9-15.
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    2022 Habicht, M. E., Varotto, E., Galassi, F. M., & Pate, F. D. (2022). The elusive disease of Pharaoh Siptah (19th dynasty, ca. 1200 BC): old problems and future perspectives. Neurological Sciences, 43(1), 747-748.
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    2022 de Gouveia, R. H., Santi, R., Ballestriero, R., Galassi, F. M., Carvalho, L., & Nesi, G. (2022). Wax hearts: seeking the antiquity of cardiac pathology. Polish Journal of Pathology, 72(4), 346-352.
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    2022 Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., Nerlich, A., & Bianucci, R. (2022). Mary Shelley’s migraines and fatal stroke: some observations on their primary cause. Acta Biomedica, 93(1), e2022078.
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    2022 Habicht, M. E., Varotto, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2022). The Swiss Canton of Thurgau – not the Kingdom of Bavaria—was the first state to introduce compulsory vaccination against smallpox. Public Health, 205, e16-e17.
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    2022 Nerlich, A. G., Appenzeller, O., Perciaccante, A., Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., & Bianucci, R. (2022). Unilateral facial asymmetry in a 40 BCE Roman carved head. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 33(2), 372-374.
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    2022 Papa, V., Varotto, E., Galli, M., Vaccarezza, M., & Galassi, F. M. (2022). One year of anatomy teaching and learning in the outbreak: Has the Covid-19 pandemic marked the end of a century-old practice? A systematic review. Anatomical Sciences Education, 15(2), 261-280.
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    2022 Galassi, F. M., Torrisi, E., & Varotto, E. (2022). Final notes on: Response to Galassi et al. concerning the paper by Turgut et al. “Three mythic giants for common fœtal malformation called ‘cyclopia’: Polyphemus, Tepegöz and Grendel”, Child’s Nervous System, DOI 10.1007/s00381‐019–04,207‐y. Child's Nervous System, 38(3), 509-510.
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    2022 Bianucci, R., Donell, S. T., Galassi, F. M., Nerlich, A. G., Lanza, T., Mattutino, G., & Sineo, L. (2022). The mummy of Rosalia Lombardo at the end of 2022: An update on the status quaestionis and a reflection on the level of evidence. Human Evolution, 37(3-4), 229-234.
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    2022 Cafici, G., Varotto, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2022). Rediscovering Egyptian mummies in Castello Ursino, Museo Civico of Catania, Sicily. Human Evolution, 37(3-4), 181-188.
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    2022 Habicht, M. E., Varotto, E., Giannino, R., Sillaro Cola, A., & Galassi, F. M. (2022). Karl i of Habsburg-Lothringen (1887-1922) and Influenza: A note on the centenary of the emperor's demise. Human Evolution, 37(3-4), 189-198.
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    2022 Bianucci, R., Donell, S. T., Galassi, F. M., Lanza, T., Mattutino, G., Nerlich, A. G., & Sineo, L. (2022). Bioarchaeology of Human Remains in Sicily: Laws and Guidelines. Human Evolution, 37(3-4), 235-238.
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    2022 Bianucci, R., Zucchini, E., Galassi, F. M., & Lippi, D. (2022). The controversial case of Cosimo I de’Medici (1519-1574): reflections on the interaction between anatomy and art (iconodiagnosis vs misdiagnosis). Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 126(1), 37-42.
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    2022 Bianucci, R., Galassi, F. M., Lanza, T., Mattutino, G., & Nerlich, A. G. (2022). What lies behind the embalmed body of Rosalia Lombardo (1918-1920)?. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 126(1), 5-13.
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    2022 Galassi, F. M., & Bianucci, R. (2022). Special Monographic Issue on the History of Human Anatomy and the Anatomical Bases of Palaeopathology. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 126(1), 3.
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    2022 Galassi, F. M., Smith, D. L., & Spani, G. (2022). Notes on John Milton’s Encounter with Galileo Galilei: a reflection on the evolution of science and knowledge. International Journal of Anthropology, 37(3-4), 195-208.
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    2022 Herrerín, J., Galassi, F. M., & Dinarès, R. (2022). Interpersonal violence in the Middle Kingdom of Egypt: evidence of craniofacial traumas from the tomb of Pwinre (TT39) (fifteenth century BC), Luxor. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 14(10).
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    2022 Orsini, D., Varotto, E., Galassi, F. M., & Martini, M. (2022). THE LAST ITALIAN PETRIFIER, FRANCESCO SPIRITO (1885–1962), AND HIS METHOD OF PRESERVATION OF ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS. Anthropologie (Czech Republic), 60(3), 537-542.
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    2022 Orsini, D., Bianucci, R., Galassi, F. M., Lippi, D., & Martini, M. (2022). Vaccine hesitancy, misinformation in the era of Covid-19: Lessons from the past. Ethics, Medicine and Public Health, 24, 100812.
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    2022 Herrerín, J., Dorado, E., Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., & Solà, R. D. (2022). Klippel-Feil Syndrome: morphological findings in a 19<sup>th</sup>-century musealized skull from Viana del Bollo (Orense, Spain). Anthropological Review, 85(2), 63-78.
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    2022 Lippi, D., Varotto, E., Donell, S., & Galassi, F. M. (2022). Dino Buzzati’s 50<sup>th</sup> death anniversary: an appraisal of medicine and infectivology’s influence on his literary production. Acta Biomedica, 93(5), e2022261.
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    2022 Nerlich, A. G., Appenzeller, O., Galassi, F. M., Donell, S. T., Perciaccante, A., & Bianucci, R. (2022). Icono-diagnostic case history as a tool for diagnosis: A case of severe (post-)infectious myopathy in an Austrian 17<sup>th</sup>-century carpenter?. Ethics, Medicine and Public Health, 23, 100800.
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    2022 Galassi, F. M., Lngaliso, L., Vittori, V., Habichtl, M. E., Cossarizza, A., & Varotto, E. (2022). LORD BYRON (1788-1824) AS THE PRECURSOR OF CELEBRITIES ENDORSING VACCINE HESITANCY: A CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL LESSON FOR COVID-19 IMMUNISATION STRATEGIES. Anthropologie (Czech Republic), 60(1), 187-190.
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    2022 Lippi, D., Bianucci, R., Donell, S., Varotto, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2022). Dante Alighieri’s Mentions of the Skin: Assessing the Great Poet’s Dermatological Knowledge. Medicina Nei Secoli, 34(2), 167-174.
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    2022 Galassi, F. M., Pate, F. D., You, W., Gurr, A., Lucas, T., Antunes-Ferreira, N., . . . Habicht, M. E. (2022). Pandemic realism as the indispensable political precondition for global disease eradication. Public Health, 212, 55-57.
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    2021 Bianucci, R., Galassi, F. M., Donell, S. T., Nerlich, A. G., & Lippi, D. (2021). Nodular goiter in Pontormo’s “Epifania Benintendi” (ca. 1520). Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 44(11), 2529-2531.
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    2021 Bianucci, R., Kirkpatrick, C. L., Galassi, F. M., Perciaccante, A., Donell, S. T., Appenzeller, O., & Nerlich, A. G. (2021). Metastatic Carcinoma with Associated Lymphoadenopathy and Acquired Horner’s Syndrome Portrayed in a Third Century CE Roman Bust. Head and Neck Pathology, 15(2), 617-620.
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    2021 Bianucci, R., Sineo, L., Miccichè, R., Mattutino, G., Nerlich, A. G., Donell, S. T., & Galassi, F. M. (2021). Beckett RG et al. A Paleoimaging study of human mummies held in the mother church of Gangi, Sicily: Implications for mass casualty methodology. Forensic Imaging, 24, 2 pages.
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    2021 Bianucci, R., Sineo, L., Miccichè, R., Mattutino, G., Nerlich, A. G., Donell, S. T., & Galassi, F. M. (2021). Correspondence re Piombino-Mascali et al on Mummy Research, Ethics and Editorial Comments. Forensic Imaging, 25, 3 pages.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., & Varotto, E. (2021). The alleged shoes of Michelangelo Buonarroti: Anthropometrical considerations. Anthropologie (Czech Republic), 59(1), 97-99.
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    2021 Bianucci, R., Sineo, L., Miccichè, R., Mattutino, G., Nerlich, A. G., Donell, S. T., & Galassi, F. M. (2021). A paleoimaging study of human mummies held in the Mother Church of Gangi, Sicily:Implications for mass casualty methodology. Forensic Imaging, 24, 200426.
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    2021 You, W., Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., & Henneberg, M. (2021). Genghis Khan's death (AD 1227): An unsolvable riddle or simply a pandemic disease?. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 104, 347-348.
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    2021 Armocida, E., Galassi, F. M., Gruppioni, G., Zambruno, S., Varotto, E., Traversari, M., . . . Ruggeri, A. (2021). The presumed skull of athalaric, king of the ostrogoths (AD 516-534): Questioning of a century-old attribution and paleopathological study. Anthropologie (Czech Republic), 59(1), 93-96.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., Lubritto, C., Magro, M. T., Brancato, R., Tortorici, E., Errani, P., & Varotto, E. (2021). A Key Role for Chronology: Contextualising Ancient Human Remains and Pathologies Spanning Thousands of Years. Environmental Archaeology, 1-5.
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    2021 Papa, V., Varotto, E., Vaccarezza, M., & Galassi, F. M. (2021). Teaching anatomy through images: The power of anatomical drawings. Anthropologie (Czech Republic), 59(2), 145-153.
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    2021 Varotto, E., Militello, P. M., Platania, E., Sferrazza, P., & Galassi, F. M. (2021). Paleopathological study of a podal osteochondroma from the prehistoric Hypogeum of Calaforno (Sicily). Clinical Anatomy, 34(1), 19-23.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., Lippi, D., & Bianucci, R. (2021). Reply to Baudouin and Simon: “The Medici earlobe crease”. European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases, 138(4), 317.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., Habicht, M. E., Pate, F. D., & Varotto, E. (2021). Flying higher than politics: The goal of preventive medicine at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 86, 102-103.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., Pate, F. D., Antunes-Ferreira, N., & Varotto, E. (2021). King ariarathes IV of cappadocia’s impotence in the light of thyroid disease: A multidisciplinary palaeopathological analysis. Anthropologie (Czech Republic), 59(1), 87-92.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., & Varotto, E. (2021). Smallpox in art: considerations on some of its medical and social aspects. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 35(8), 1612-1613.
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    2021 Armocida, E., Galassi, F. M., Melintenda, S., & Martini, M. (2021). The Greek hero Achilles and his mysterious death: Transdisciplinary analysis of the gouty hypothesis. Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 39(1), 17-20.
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    2021 Nerlich, A. G., Peschel, O., Appenzeller, O., Zucchini, E., Lippi, D., Galassi, F. M., . . . Bianucci, R. (2021). A Disfiguring Facial Lesion in an Ottoman-Styled Warrior of the Late 15th Century Volckamer Epitaph (Germany). Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 32(8), 2573-2574.
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    2021 Papa, V., Varotto, E., Novak, M., Ascione, A., & Galassi, F. M. (2021). The historical case of Giulio Clovio (Julije Klović, 1498-1578): Anatomo-clinical analysis and differential diagnosis. Acta Medica Mediterranea, 37(6), 3125-3128.
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    2021 Martini, M., Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., & Paluan, F. (2021). Michelangelo Buonarroti's Alleged Goiter: Anatomical Fact or Literary Misinterpretation?. Endocrine Practice, 27(12), 1264-1265.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., Torrisi, E., & Varotto, E. (2021). Comment on Turgut et al.’s Three mythic giants for common fetal malformation called “cyclopia”: Polyphemus, Tepegöz, and Grendel. Child's Nervous System, 37(12), 3665-3666.
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    2021 De Biasi, S., Tartaro, D. L., Gibellini, L., Paolini, A., Quong, A., Petes, C., . . . Cossarizza, A. (2021). Author Correction: Endogenous control of inflammation characterizes pregnant women with asymptomatic or paucisymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection (Nature Communications, (2021), 12, 1, (4677), 10.1038/s41467-021-24940-w). Nature Communications, 12(1), 5782.
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    2021 Bianucci, R., Lippi, D., Zucchini, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2021). Republication of: Supplementary argumentations on authors' response to Baudouin and Simon "The Medici earlobe crease". Annales Francaises d'Oto-Rhino-Laryngologie et de Pathologie Cervico-Faciale, 138(4), 325-327.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., Lippi, D., & Bianucci, R. (2021). Republication of: Reply to Baudouin and Simon: "The Medici earlobe crease". Annales Francaises d'Oto-Rhino-Laryngologie et de Pathologie Cervico-Faciale, 138(4), 323-324.
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    2021 Varotto, E., Zurla, L., Galassi, F. M., & Ingoglia, C. (2021). The earliest known Italian case of bilateral non-osseous calcaneonavicular coalition from the mediaeval cemetery of Troina (Enna, Sicily). Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 13(9), 11 pages.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., Magro, M. T., Brancato, R., Lubritto, C., Belcastro, M. G., Papa, V., & Varotto, E. (2021). A case of large bregmatic bone from Late Roman Sicily: anthropological analysis and historical aspects. Human Evolution, 36(3), 279-291.
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    2021 De Carolis, S., Rastelli, E., Papa, V., Lorenzi, R., Varotto, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2021). The Strozzi Sarcophagus of Ravenna: anthropological analysis, morphological and palæopathological observations on the skeletons contained therein. Human Evolution, 36(3), 269-278.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., Ingaliso, L., Percivaldi, E., & Varotto, E. (2021). Chickenpox and Shingles: Historical and Palæovirological Considerations. Human Evolution, 36(3-4), 259-267.
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    2021 De Biasi, S., Tartaro, D. L., Gibellini, L., Paolini, A., Quong, A., Petes, C., . . . Cossarizza, A. (2021). Endogenous control of inflammation characterizes pregnant women with asymptomatic or paucisymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection. Nature Communications, 12(1), 4677.
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    2021 Bianucci, R., Lippi, D., Zucchini, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2021). Supplementary argumentations on authors’ response to Baudouin and Simon “The Medici earlobe crease”. European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases, 138(4), 321-323.
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    2021 Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., Mussini, C., & Cossarizza, A. (2021). Measles-induced immune amnesia likely recorded in the 18th century. Journal of Clinical Virology, 141, 2 pages.
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    2020 Galassi, F. M., Brancato, R., Magro, M. T., & Varotto, E. (2020). BIOARCHAEOLOGICAL AND PALEOPATHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF A BURIAL FROM THE LATE ROMAN NECROPOLIS OF PIANOTTA DI CALATABIANO (CT, SICILY). STUDI ROMANI, 64(1), 31-37.
    2020 Armocida, E., Bianucci, R., Varotto, E., de Herder, W. W., & Galassi, F. M. (2020). Hereditary acromegalic gigantism in the family of Roman Emperor Maximinus Thrax. Medical Hypotheses, 136, 2 pages.
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    2020 Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., Angelici, D., & Picchi, D. (2020). Further Paleoradiological Evidence of Frontal Sinus Osteoma in Ancient Egypt. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 31(3), 604-605.
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    2020 Grassi, T., Varotto, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2020). COVID-19, a viral endocrinological disease?. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 77, 156-157.
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    2020 Bianucci, R., Kirkpatrick, C. L., Perciaccante, A., Galassi, F. M., Lippi, D., Appenzeller, O., & Nerlich, A. G. (2020). A case of congenital Horner syndrome from the 16th century. The Lancet Neurology, 19(8), 646-647.
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    2020 Perciaccante, A., Lippi, D., Coralli, A., Charlier, P., Appenzeller, O., Galassi, F. M., . . . Bianucci, R. (2020). Aeschylus' Legendary Head Trauma: Reflections on Pseudopathology and the Origins of Mythology. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 31(1), 30-31.
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    2020 Galassi, F. M., & Varotto, E. (2020). Sinophobia as the disease and palaeopathology as the cure: response to Adja et al.. Public Health, 187, 189-190.
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    2020 Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., Nerlich, A. G., Shin, D. H., & Bianucci, R. (2020). Re: Heindl et al.: The eyes of Oetzi: the Tyrolean iceman mummy (Ophthalmology. 2019;126:530). Ophthalmology, 127(1), e4.
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    2020 You, W., Rühli, F., Eppenberger, P., Galassi, F. M., Diao, P., & Henneberg, M. (2020). Gluten consumption may contribute to worldwide obesity prevalence. Anthropological Review, 83(3), 327-348.
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    2019 Seiler, R., Habicht, M. E., Rühli, F. J., & Galassi, F. M. (2019). First-time complete visualization of a preserved meningeal artery in the mummy of Nakht-ta-Netjeret (ca. 950 BC). Neurological Sciences, 40(2), 409-411.
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    2019 Galassi, F. M., Habicht, M. E., Killgrove, K., De Carolis, S., Polidoro, M., & Haeusler, M. (2019). The Gladiator's Tears: Epiphora from Ancient Rome. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 30(7), 1938-1940.
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    2019 Seiler, R., Öhrström, L. M., Eppenberger, P., Gascho, D., Rühli, F. J., & Galassi, F. M. (2019). The earliest known case of frontal sinus osteoma in man. Clinical Anatomy, 32(1), 105-109.
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    2019 Schleifring, J. H., Galassi, F. M., Habicht, M. E., & Rühli, F. J. (2019). Autopsing history: The mummy of Charlemagne (c. 747 – 814 AD), father of Europe. Economics and Human Biology, 32, 11-17.
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    2019 Meyer, S., Galassi, F. M., Böni, T., Seiler, R., Bickel, S., & Rühli, F. (2019). Mummified proportionate dwarfs from the Valley of the Kings. The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, 7(3), 173-174.
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    2019 Varotto, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2019). A likely representation of goiter in Antonio Canova’s Helen of Troy. Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 42(11), 1389-1390.
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    2019 Varotto, E., Nizzo, V., & Galassi, F. M. (2019). Poliomyelitis in ancient Greece (5th century BC)?. Neurology, 92(14), 678-679.
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    2019 Santi, R., Rizzolo, P., Pietragalla, M., Valentini, V., Zelli, V., Galassi, F. M., . . . Nesi, G. (2019). The antiquity of hydrocephalus: the first full palaeo-neuropathological description. Neurological Sciences, 40(6), 1315-1322.
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    2019 Sermattei, I. F., Traversari, M., Serventi, P., Cilli, E., Gruppioni, G., Tomassini, L., . . . Galassi, F. M. (2019). Pope leo xii’s death: The twist to a longstanding dispute by novel historical documents and paleopathographic analysis. HOMO, 70(3), 225-232.
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    2019 Bianucci, R., Perciaccante, A., & Galassi, F. M. (2019). Reply. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 70(2), 657-659.
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    2019 Sessa, F., Varotto, E., Salerno, M., Vanin, S., Bertozzi, G., Galassi, F. M., . . . Ricci, P. (2019). First report of Heleomyzidae (Diptera) recovered from the inner cavity of an intact human femur. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 66, 4-7.
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    2019 Varotto, E., Magro, M. T., Brancato, R., Lubritto, C., Memeo, L., & Galassi, F. M. (2019). Unique osteoid osteoma of the frontal sinus from the late Roman Empire. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 30(4), 965-966.
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    2019 Charlier, P., Deo, S., Galassi, F. M., & Benmoussa, N. (2019). Poland syndrome before Alfred Poland: the oldest medical description (Paris, France, 1803). Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, 41(10), 1117-1118.
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    2019 Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., Zanatta, A., & Zampieri, F. (2019). Correction to: Did Antonio Vallisneri (1661–1730) really describe frontal sinus osteoma? Unexpected insights for paleo-neuroparasitology (Neurological Sciences, (2018), 39, 7, (1275-1277), 10.1007/s10072-018-3312-7). Neurological Sciences, 40(1), 229.
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    2019 Armocida, E., & Galassi, F. M. (2019). Charles Stent (1807-1885) between innovation and business: A dentist's role in the history of dentistry and surgery. Medicina Historica, 3(1), 5-9.
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    2019 Papa, V., Galassi, F. M., Polito, E., Capelli, G., Rodio, A., Vaccarezza, M., . . . Varotto, E. (2019). The muscles of the athletes to learn surface anatomy - The Influence of classical statues on anatomy teaching. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 124(2), 164-175.
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    2019 Papa, V., Varotto, E., Vaccarezza, M., Ballestriero, R., Tafuri, D., & Galassi, F. M. (2019). The teaching of anatomy throughout the centuries: From Herophilus to plastination and beyond. Medicina Historica, 3(2), 69-77.
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    2018 Galassi, F. M., Mathews, S., Nüesch, M., Ballestriero, R., & Haeusler, M. (2018). Neither Darwin’s nor Woolner’s, rather Matsys’s tubercle in the 16th century. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 123(3), 279-281.
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    2018 Varotto, E., Cossarizza, A., & Galassi, F. M. (2018). The Contribution of Poliomyelitis to President Roosevelt’s Heart Failure. A Lesson on the Importance of Vaccinations for Cardiovascular Prevention. High Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Prevention, 25(4), 425-426.
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    2018 Galassi, F. M., Bender, N., Habicht, M. E., Armocida, E., Toscano, F., Menassa, D. A., & Cerri, M. (2018). St. Catherine of Siena (1347–1380 AD): one of the earliest historic cases of altered gustatory perception in anorexia mirabilis. Neurological Sciences, 39(5), 939-940.
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    2018 Väre, T., Galassi, F. M., Niinimäki, J., & Junno, J. A. (2018). Potential case of gynecomastia in mummified remains of an early modern period northern finnish vicar. Clinical Anatomy, 31(5), 641-644.
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    2018 Galassi, F. M., Varotto, E., Zanatta, A., & Zampieri, F. (2018). Did Antonio Vallisneri (1661–1730) really describe frontal sinus osteoma? Unexpected insights for paleo-neuroparasitology. Neurological Sciences, 39(7), 1275-1277.
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    2018 Fornaciari, A., Giuffra, V., Armocida, E., Caramella, D., Rühli, F. J., & Galassi, F. M. (2018). Gout in Duke Federico of Montefeltro (1422-1482): a new pearl of the Italian Renaissance. Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 36(1), 15-20.
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    2018 Staub, K., Henneberg, M., Galassi, F., Eppenberger, P., Haeusler, M., Morozova, I., . . . Bender, N. (2018). Increasing variability of body mass and health correlates in Swiss conscripts, a possible role of relaxed natural selection?. Evolution, Medicine and Public Health, 2018(1), 116-126.
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    2018 Habicht, M., Eppenberger, P., Galassi, F., Ruhli, F., & Henneberg, M. (2018). Queen Meresankh III - The oldest case of bilateral silent sinus syndrome (C. 2620/10-2570 BC)?. Anthropologie (Czech Republic), 56(2), 103-113.
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    2018 Senti, S., Habicht, M. E., Rayo, E., Eppenberger, P. E., Rühli, F. J., & Galassi, F. M. (2018). Egyptian Canopic Jars at the Crossroad of Medicine and Archaeology: Overview of 100 Years of Research and Future Scientific Expectations. Pathobiology, 85(5-6), 267-275.
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    2018 Brockbals, L., Habicht, M., Hajdas, I., Galassi, F. M., Rühli, F. J., & Kraemer, T. (2018). Untargeted metabolomics-like screening approach for chemical characterization and differentiation of canopic jar and mummy samples from Ancient Egypt using GC-high resolution MS. Analyst, 143(18), 4503-4512.
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    2018 Eppenberger, P. E., Cavka, M., Habicht, M. E., Galassi, F. M., & Rühli, F. (2018). Radiological findings in ancient Egyptian canopic jars: comparing three standard clinical imaging modalities (x-rays, CT and MRI). European Radiology Experimental, 2(1), 9 pages.
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    2018 Scalise, L. M., Vazzana, A., Traversari, M., Gruppioni, G., Figus, C., Bortolini, E., . . . Galassi, F. M. (2018). Saw mark analysis of three cases of amputation and a craniotomy from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries hospital necropolis of forlì campus (Forlì, Italy). Collegium Antropologicum, 42(3), 211-222.
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    2017 Perciaccante, A., Coralli, A., Galassi, F. M., Ruehli, F. J., & Bianucci, R. (2017). Tailor's bunion in "agony in the garden" canvas by Perugino (1446-1523). Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 122(1), 72-74.
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    2017 Galassi, F., Habicht, M., & Rühli, F. (2017). Poliomyelitis in Ancient Egypt?. Neurological Sciences, 38(2), 375.
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    2017 Galassi, F., Borghi, C., Ballestriero, R., Habicht, M., Henneberg, M., & Rühli, F. (2017). Palaeopathology of the earlobe crease (Frank's sign): new insights from Renaissance art. International Journal of Cardiology, 236, 82-84.
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    2017 Eppenberger, P., Galassi, F., & Rühli, F. (2017). A brief pictorial and historical introduction to guaiacum – from a putative cure for syphilis to an actual screening method for colorectal cancer. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 83(9), 2118-2119.
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    2017 Seiler, R., Galassi, F. M., & Rühli, F. J. (2017). Fauchard, Boerhaave, and the pathogenesis of periodontitis in the 17th and 18th centuries. European Journal of Oral Sciences, 125(3), 227-228.
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    2017 Galassi, F. M., Toscano, F., Armocida, E., Spani, G., Papio, M., & Rühli, F. J. (2017). Giovanni Boccaccio's (1313–1375) disease and demise: The final untold tale of liver and heart failure. HOMO- Journal of Comparative Human Biology, 68(4), 289-297.
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    2017 Galassi, F. M., Henneberg, M., de Herder, W., Rühli, F., & Habicht, M. E. (2017). Oldest case of gigantism? Assessment of the alleged remains of Sa-Nakht, king of ancient Egypt. The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, 5(8), 580-581.
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    2017 Galassi, F. M., Habicht, M. E., Rühli, F. J., & De Carolis, S. (2017). A Unique Case of Stroke and Upper Limb Paralysis in a Mid-18th Century Natural Mummy. Circulation Research, 121(4), 338-340.
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    2017 Gautschy, R., Habicht, M. E., Galassi, F. M., Rutica, D., Rühli, F. J., & Hannig, R. (2017). A New Astronomically Based Chronological Model for the Egyptian Old Kingdom. Journal of Egyptian History, 10(2), 69-108.
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    2017 Traversari, M., Ballestriero, R., & Galassi, F. M. (2017). A likely case of goiter in the Madonna col Bambino dormiente (1465/1470) by Andrea Mantegna (1431–1506). Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 40(2), 237-238.
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    2017 Charlier, P., Galassi, F. M., Bouabdallah, F., & Deo, S. (2017). A medical training skull in a portrait attributed to Annibale Carracci (ca. 1580–85). Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 375, 402-403.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., & Galassi, S. (2016). A case of Horton's disease (with its potential neurological symptoms) depicted in a portrait by Andrea Mantegna. Neurological Sciences, 37(1), 147-148.
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    2016 Habicht, M., Bianucci, R., Buckley, S., Fletcher, J., Bouwman, A., Öhrström, L., . . . Rühli, F. (2016). Queen Nefertari, the royal spouse of pharaoh Ramses II: a multidisciplinary investigation of the mummified remains found in her tomb (QV66). PLoS ONE, 11(11), e0166571-1-e0166571-20.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Baker, L., Ballestriero, R., & Rühli, F. J. (2016). The death of Madame Tussaud: a cardiorespiratory interpretation. The Lancet. Respiratory medicine, 4(12), 955.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Henneberg, M., & Rühli, F. J. (2016). The history of prion disease. The Lancet Neurology, 15(12), 1211.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Rühli, F., & Ashrafian, H. (2016). Alexander of Tralles and the first portrayal of a placebo by illusion in the 6th century AD. Clinical Trials, 13(4), 450.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., & Rühli, F. J. (2016). Depiction of differential etiologies of dwarfism by Il Veronese (1528-1588). Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 39(5), 593-594.
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    2016 Armocida, E., Böni, T., Rühli, F. J., & Galassi, F. M. (2016). Does acromegaly suffice to explain the origin of Pulcinella? A novel interpretation. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 28, e16-e17.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Bianucci, R., Gorini, G., Paganotti, G. M., Habicht, M. E., & Rühli, F. J. (2016). The sudden death of Alaric i (c. 370-410 AD), the vanquisher of Rome: A tale of malaria and lacking immunity. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 31, 84-87.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Böni, T., Rühli, F. J., & Habicht, M. E. (2016). Fight-or-flight Response in the ancient Egyptian novel "Sinuhe" (c. 1800 BCE). Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical, 195, 27-28.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Gruppioni, G., Ruggeri, A., Bianucci, R., & Rühli, F. J. (2016). Luigi Calori (1807–1896). Journal of Neurology, 263(8), 1681-1682.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., & Rühli, F. J. (2016). A case of temporal arteritis in Filippino Lippi’s (1459–1504) Saint Frediano?. Clinical Rheumatology, 35(7), 1891-1892.
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    2016 Rühli, F., Galassi, F., & Haeusler, M. (2016). Palaeopathology: current challenges and medical impact. Clinical Anatomy, 29(7), 816-822.
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    2016 Perciaccante, A., Rühli, F. J., Galassi, F. M., & Bianucci, R. (2016). Gangrene, amputation, and allogeneic transplantation in the fifth century AD: A pictorial representation. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 64(3), 824-825.
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    2016 Traversari, M., Rühli, F. J., Gruppioni, G., & Galassi, F. M. (2016). The “Lost Caravaggio”: a probable case of goiter in seventeenth-century Italy. Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 39(10), 1203-1204.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Armocida, E., & Röhli, F. J. (2016). Angelman syndrome in the portrait of a child with a drawing by giovanni F. Caroto. JAMA Pediatrics, 170(9), 831.
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    2016 Toscano, F., Spani, G., Papio, M., Rühli, F. J., & Galassi, F. M. (2016). A case of sudden death in Decameron IV.6: aortic dissection or atrial myxoma?. Circulation Research, 119(2), 187-189.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Henneberg, M., Habicht, M. E., & Rühli, F. J. (2016). Diphallia in the Ancient World: Insights From a Pompeian Fresco (70-79 AD). Urology, 97, 281-282.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Habicht, M. E., & Rühli, F. J. (2016). Dante Alighieri's narcolepsy. The Lancet Neurology, 15(3), 245.
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    2016 Galassi, F. M., Habicht, M. E., & Rühli, F. J. (2016). Henry VIII's head trauma. The Lancet Neurology, 15(6), 552.
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    2015 Ashrafian, H., Galassi, F. M., & Harling, L. (2015). Medusa's head and ancient aristotelian biology. JAMA Psychiatry, 72(6), 625.
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    2015 Galassi, F. M., & Galassi, S. (2015). Shut phimosis in the priapus fresco from pompeii. Urology, 85(6), 1521-1522.
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    2015 Galassi, F. M., & Ashrafian, H. (2015). Has the diagnosis of a stroke been overlooked in the symptoms of Julius Caesar?. Neurological Sciences, 36(8), 1521-1522.
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    2015 Galassi, F. M. (2015). The bologna opoectodymus: A rediscovered case of conjoined twins. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 18(2), 217.
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    2015 Galassi, F. M., & Borghi, C. (2015). A brief history of uric acid: From gout to cardiovascular risk factor. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 26(5), 373.
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    2015 Galassi, F. M., & Gelsi, R. (2015). Methodological limitations of an etiological framing of Ariarathes' goitre: Response to Tekiner et al.. Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, 38(5), 569.
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    2015 Galassi, F. M., & Galassi, S. (2015). Teofilo Folengo’s facial paralysis and unknown demise. Neurological Sciences, 36(10), 1961-1962.
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    - Saniotis, A., De la Torre, G. G., Galassi, F. M., Henneberg, M., & Mohammadi, K. (n.d.). Mindfulness Meditation and Spaceflight: A Potential Adjunct Therapy for Astronauts. THE MIND Bulletin on Mind-Body Medicine Research, 3, 4-5.
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  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2022 Galassi, F. M., Spani, G., & Varotto, E. (2022). Paleopathology and anthropology of the renaissance: From the morbus dominorum to the alleged 'michelangelo's shoes'. In Rethinking Medical Humanities: Perspectives from the Arts and the Social Sciences (pp. 253-260). De Gruyter.
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    2018 Galassi, F. M. (2018). Did hannibal really poison himself?. In Toxicology in Antiquity (pp. 327-333). Elsevier.
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