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Marco  Battaglia

Marco Battaglia


Medical Doctor degree, University of Milan, 1985

Current position

Associate Chief, Division of Child & Youth Mental Health, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Toronto, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, the University of Toronto, Canada.


  1. Battaglia, M., Touchette, E., Garon-Carrier, G., Dionne, G., Cote, S. M., Vitaro, F., Tremblay, R. E. and Boivin, M. (2015). Distinct trajectories of separation anxiety in the preschool years: persistence at school entry and early-life associated factors. J Child Psychol Psychiatry.
  2. Battaglia, M., Ogliari, A., D'Amato, F. and Kinkead, R. (2014). Early-life risk factors for panic and separation anxiety disorder: insights and outstanding questions arising from human and animal studies of CO2 sensitivity. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 46 Pt 3: 455-464.
  3. Battaglia, M., Pesenti-Gritti, P., Medland, S. E., Ogliari, A., Tambs, K. and Spatola, C. A. (2009). A genetically informed study of the association between childhood separation anxiety, sensitivity to CO(2), panic disorder, and the effect of childhood parental loss. Arch Gen Psychiatry 66(1): 64-71.
  4. Battaglia, M., Ogliari, A., Zanoni, A., Citterio, A., Pozzoli, U., Giorda, R., Maffei, C. and Marino, C. (2005). Influence of the serotonin transporter promoter gene and shyness on children's cerebral responses to facial expressions. Arch Gen Psychiatry 62(1): 85-94.
  5. Battaglia, M., Bertella, S., Ogliari, A., Bellodi, L. and Smeraldi, E. (2001). Modulation by muscarinic antagonists of the response to carbon dioxide challenge in panic disorder. Arch Gen Psychiatry 58(2): 114-119.
Protocols by Marco Battaglia
  1. Repeated Cross-fostering Protocol as a Mouse Model of Early Environmental Instability