Some of my Publications

Publications in Statistics
Publications in Other Fields


Farcomeni, A. and Greco, L. (2015) Robust Methods for Data Reduction, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press

Bartolucci, F., Farcomeni, A. and Pennoni, F. (2013) Latent Markov Models for Longitudinal Data, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press

Publications in Statistics


Bartolucci, F., Farcomeni, A. and Scaccia, L. (2017) A nonparametric multidimensional latent class IRT model in a Bayesian framework, Psychometrika, to appear

Farcomeni, A. (2017) Penalized estimation in latent Markov models, with application to monitoring serum Calcium levels in end-stage kidney insufficiency, Biometrical Journal, to appear (with R code) 

Farcomeni, A. (2017) Contribution to the discussion of the paper by Stefan Wellek: A biostatistician's view on the current p-value controversy, Biometrical Journal, to appear 

Dotto, F., Farcomeni, A., Garcia-Escudero, L.A. and Mayo-Iscar, A. (2017) A Reweighting Approach to Robust Clustering, Statistics and Computing, to appear (with Supplementary Material) 

Farcomeni, A. (2017) Fully general Chao and Zelterman estimators with application to a Whale Shark population, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series C), to appear (with R code) 


Dotto, F., Farcomeni, A., Garcia-Escudero, L.A. and Mayo-Iscar, A. (2016) A fuzzy approach to robust regression clustering, Advances in Data Analysis and Classification, to appear (with supplementary material) 

Greco, L. and Farcomeni, A. (2016) A plug-in approach to sparse and robust Principal Component Analysis TEST, 25, 449-481 

Lagani V., Athineou A., Farcomeni A., Tsagris M. and Tsamardinos I. (2016) Feature selection with the R package MXM: discovering statistically-equivalent feature subsets, Journal of Statistical Software, to appear 

Farcomeni, A. (2016) A general class of recapture models based on the conditional capture probabilities, Biometrics, 72, 116-124 (with supplement and R code) 

Alunni Fegatelli, D. and Farcomeni, A. (2016) On the design of closed recapture experiments, Biometrical Journal, 58, 1273-1294 (with supplement and R code) 

Farcomeni, A. (2016) A MANOVA test for multivariate lognormal observations with a spike at zero, with application to ecological niches of South Africa, Biometrical Journal, 58, 320-330 

Marco Geraci, Alessio Farcomeni (2016) Probabilistic principal component analysis to identify profiles of physical activity behaviours in the presence of nonignorable missing data, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series C), 65, 51-75

Anderson, G.; Farcomeni, A.; Pittau, M. G. and Zelli, R. (2016) A new approach to measuring and studying the characteristics of class membership: Examining poverty, inequality and polarization in urban China, Journal of Econometrics, 191, 348-359 

Pittau, M. G.; Farcomeni, A. and Zelli, R. (2016) Has the attitude of US citizens towards redistribution changed over time?, Economic Modelling, 52, 714-724 


Farcomeni, A. (2015) Latent class recapture models with flexible behavioural response, Statistica, 1, 5-17 

Farcomeni, A. (2015) Generalized linear mixed models based on latent Markov heterogeneity structures, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 42, 1127-1135

Marino, M. F. and Farcomeni, A. (2015) Linear quantile regression models for longitudinal experiments: an overview, METRON, 73, 229-247

Bartolucci, F. and Farcomeni, A. (2015) A discrete time event-history approach to informative drop-out in mixed latent Markov models with covariates, Biometrics, 71, 80-89 (with supplement and R code) 

Farcomeni, A. and Viviani, S. (2015) Longitudinal quantile regression in presence of informative drop-out through longitudinal-survival joint modeling, Statistics in Medicine, 34, 1199-1213

Francesco Bartolucci, Alessio Farcomeni (2015) Information matrix for hidden Markov models with covariates, Statistics and Computing, 25, 515-526

Francesco Bartolucci, Alessio Farcomeni, Silvia Pandolfi and Fulvia Pennoni (2015) LMest: an R package for latent Markov models for categorical longitudinal data, arXiv:1501.04448

Farcomeni, A. and Greco, L. (2015) S-estimation of hidden Markov models, Computational Statistics, 30, 57-80 

Farcomeni, A. (2015) Comments on: Robust estimation of multivariate location and scatter in the presence of cellwise and casewise contamination, TEST, 24, 467-470

Farcomeni, A., Marino, M.F. and Ranalli, M. (2015) Discussion on "Analysis of forensic DNA mixtures with artefacts" by Cowell, Graversen, Lauritzen and Mortera, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series C), 64, 37

Farcomeni, A., Pareek, B. and Ghosh, P. (2015) Discussion on "Joint modeling of survival and longitudinal non-survival data" by Gould et al., Statistics in Medicine, 34, 2198-2199


Farcomeni, A. (2014) Snipping for robust k-means clustering under component-wise contamination, Statistics and Computing, 24, 909-917 (with R package snipEM, available on CRAN)  

Farcomeni, A. (2014) Robust constrained clustering in presence of entry-wise outliers, Technometrics, 56, 102-111 (with R package snipEM, available on CRAN)  

Francesco Bartolucci, Alessio Farcomeni, Fulvia Pennoni (2014) Latent Markov models: a review of a general framework for the analysis of longitudinal data with covariates, TEST, 23, 433-465 (with discussion and rejoinder, 484-486)

Cerioli, A., Farcomeni, A., and Riani, M. (2014) Strong consistency and robustness of the Forward Search estimator of multivariate location and scatter, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 126, 167-183

Farcomeni, A. (2014) Discussion on "Multiscale change point inference" by Frick, Munk and Sieling, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series B), 76, 546-547


Farcomeni, A. and Scacciatelli, D. (2013) Heterogeneity and behavioural response in continuous time capture-recapture, with application to street cannabis use in Italy, Annals of Applied Statistics, 7, 2293-2314 (with supplementary material)

Farcomeni, A. and Finos, L. (2013) FDR Control with Pseudo-Gatekeeping Based on a Possibly Data Driven Order of the Hypotheses , Biometrics, 69, 606-613 (with supplementary material and R package someMTP, available on CRAN)

Bartolucci, F., Farcomeni, A., Scaccia, L. (2013) A nonparametric multidimensional latent class IRT model in a Bayesian framework, SIS 2013 Statistical Conference - Advances in Latent Variables

Bartolucci, F. and Farcomeni, A. (2013) Causal inference in paired two-arm experimental studies under non-compliance with application to prognosis of myocardial infarction, Statistics in Medicine, 32, 4348-4366

Cerioli, A., Farcomeni, A. and Riani, M. (2013) Robust distances for outlier free goodness-of-fit testing, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 65, 29-45


Alessio Farcomeni and Luca Tardella (2012) Identifiability and inferential issues in capture-recapture experiments with heterogeneous detection probabilities , Electronic Journal of Statistics, 6, 2602-2626

Alessio Farcomeni (2012) Generalized Augmentation for Control of the k-Familywise Rate International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research, 1, 113-119

A. Farcomeni, S. Arima (2012) A Bayesian autoregressive three-state hidden Markov model for identifying switching monotonic regimes in Microarray time course data Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 11 (4), article 3

Bartolucci, F., Scaccia, L. and Farcomeni, A. (2012) Bayesian inference through encompassing priors and importance sampling for a class of marginal models for categorical data, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 56, 4067-4080

Farcomeni, A. and Ventura, L. (2012) An overview of robust methods in medical research Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 21, 111-133 

Farcomeni, A. (2012) Quantile Regression for longitudinal data based on latent Markov subject-specific parameters Statistics and Computing, 22, 141-152  (the routine described in appendix to compute sums on the log scale is available in the package snipEM, on CRAN)

Alessio Farcomeni (2012) Testing supremacy or inferiority of multinomial cell probabilities with application to biting preferences of loggerhead marine turtles, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 41, 34-45


Finos, L. and Farcomeni, A. (2011) k-FWER control without multiplicity correction, with application to detection of genetic determinants of multiple sclerosis in Italian twins, Biometrics, 67, 174-181 (with supplementary material and R package someKfwer, available on CRAN)

Alessio Farcomeni (2011) Recapture models under equality constraints for the conditional capture probabilities, Biometrika, 98, 237-242

Alessio Farcomeni and Sara Viviani (2011) Robust estimation for the Cox regression model based on trimming Biometrical Journal, 53, 956-973

Farcomeni, A. and Pacillo, S. (2011) A conservative estimator for the proportion of false nulls based on Dvoretzky, Kiefer and Wolfowitz inequality Statistics & Probability Letters, 81, 1867-1870

Farcomeni, A. (2011) Hidden Markov Partition Models Statistics & Probability Letters, 81, 1766-1770

Bianca Di Lorenzo, Alessio Farcomeni, Natalia Golini (2011) A Bayesian model for presence-only semicontinuous data, with application to prediction of abundance of Taxus Baccata in two Italian regions Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 16, 339-356

Cerioli, A. and Farcomeni, A. (2011) Error rates for multivariate outlier detection, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 55, 544-553

Alfo, M. and Farcomeni, A. and Tardella, L. (2011) A three component latent class model for robust semiparametric gene discovery Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 10, art. 7 

Farcomeni, A. Nardi, A. and Fabrizi, E. (2011) Joint analysis of occurrence and time to stability after entrance into the Italian labor market: an approach based on a Bayesian cure model with structured stochastic search variable selection Journal of Applied Statistics, 38, 2627-2646


Alessio Farcomeni, Silvia Pandolfi (2010) Bayesian multivariate latent Markov models with an unknown number of regimes, Atti della XLV Riunione Scientifica della SIS, Societa' Italiana di Statistica.

Alessio Farcomeni (2010) Bayesian Constrained Variable Selection, Statistica Sinica, 20, 1043-1062 (with supplementary material)

Farcomeni, A. and Tardella, L. (2010) Reference Bayesian Methods for Alternative Recapture Models with Heterogeneity, TEST, 19, 187-208

Francesco Bartolucci and Alessio Farcomeni (2010) A Note on the Mixture Transition Distribution and Hidden Markov Models Journal of Time Series Analysis, 31, 132-138

Alessio Farcomeni and Alessandra Nardi (2010) A Two-Component Weibull Mixture to Model Early and Late Mortality in a Bayesian Framework, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 54, 416-428.


Francesco Bartolucci and Alessio Farcomeni (2009) A multivariate extension of the dynamic logit model for longitudinal data based on a latent Markov heterogeneity structure, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 104, 816-831 (with Matlab code)

Farcomeni, A. (2009) Robust Double Clustering, Journal of Classification, 26, 77-101

Alessio Farcomeni (2009) Generalized Augmentation to control the False Discovery Exceedance in Multiple Testing, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 36, 501-517

Sara Viviani, Alessio Farcomeni, Gian Luca Di Tanna, Anna Rita Vestri (2009) Validation of two disease-specific quality of life questionnaires comparing a partial credit model and a latent class model ,Biomedical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology, 3, 79-84.

Alessio Farcomeni, Gian Luca di Tanna, Annarita Vestri, Sara Viviani (2009) A study on serum calcium and phosphate in dialysis patients via a mixed effects latent Markov model with two outcomes Biomedical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology, 3, 85-92.

Farcomeni, A. (2009) An Exact Approach to Sparse Principal Component Analysis Computational Statistics, 24, 583-604

Antonella Cuteri, Gabriella Cuteri and Alessio Farcomeni (2009) Partnership dynamics for young American men: a latent Markov approach, Tech.Rep. 24 Department of Statistics, Sapienza - University of Rome


Farcomeni, A. (2008) A Review of Modern Multiple Hypothesis Testing, with particular attention to the false discovery proportion, Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 17, 347-388

Bartolucci, F. and Farcomeni, A. (2008) A transition model for multivariate categorical longitudinal data In "Atti della XLIV Riunione Scientifica della SIS", Societa' Italiana di Statistica

Farcomeni, A. Nardi, A. and Fabrizi, E. (2008) Bayesian cure-models with a logistic reparameterization, with application to Italian labor market analysis In "Atti della XLIV Riunione Scientifica della SIS", Societa' Italiana di Statistica

Farcomeni, A. (2008) Parametric assumptions in single and multiple inference: when should we rely on them? Biomedical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology, 2(1): 57-69.


Farcomeni, A. and Vichi, M. (2007) Supervised and Unsupervised Model-Based Multi-Partitioning, Tech. Rep. 13 Department of Statistics, University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Farcomeni, A. (2007) Some Results on the Control of the False Discovery Rate under Dependence, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 34, 275-297

Alfo, M. and Farcomeni, A. and Tardella, L. (2007) Robust semiparametric mixing for detecting differentially expressed genes in microarray experiments, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 51(11) pp: 5253-5265

Farcomeni, A. (2007) Some Finite Sample Properties of Negatively Dependent Random Variables, Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, 77, 145-153


Farcomeni, A. (2006) More Powerful Control of the False Discovery Rate under Dependence, Statistical Methods & Applications, 15, 43-73

Farcomeni, A. and Tardella, L. (2006) Bayesian Methods for Semiparametric Recapture Models. In "Atti della XLIII Riunione Scientifica della SIS", Societa' Italiana di Statistica.

Farcomeni, A. (2006) Information Maximization in Sparse Principal Components Analysis: An Exact Approach for Sparse and Interpretable Dimension Reduction, Tech.Rep. 10 Department of Statistics, University of Rome "La Sapienza"


Farcomeni, A. (2004) Asymptotic control of the FDR under dependence. In "Atti della XLII Riunione Scientifica della SIS", Societa' Italiana di Statistica. Web reference:

Farcomeni, A. (2004) Multiple Testing Procedures Under Dependence, With Applications, Ph.D. Thesis, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilita' e statistiche applicate, Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza", published by VDM Verlag

Farcomeni, A. (2003) Unified Conditional Frequentist and Bayesian Testing: Computations in Practice and Sample Size Determination, Metron - International Journal of Statistics, vol. LXII, 243-266

Farcomeni, A. (2002) Sviluppi dell'impostazione unificante per test bayesiani e frequentisti condizionati, Tech. Rep. Serie E, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilita' e statistiche applicate, Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza"

Publications in Other Fields


L. Loffredo, D. Pastori, A. Farcomeni and F. Violi Anticoagulants in cirrhotic patients with portal vein thrombosis: results from a systematic review and meta-analysis, Gastroenterology, to appear 

M. Cardellini, A. Farcomeni, M. Ballanti, M. Morelli, F.Davato, I. Cardolini, G. Grappasonni, S. Rizza, V. Gugliemi, O. Porzio, C. Pecchioli, R. Menghini, A. Ippoliti and M. Federici C-peptide: a predictor of cardiovascular mortality in subjects with established atherosclerotic disease, Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research, to appear 

F. Violi, G. Targher, A. Vestri, M. Averna, A. Farcomeni, A. Lenzi, F. Angelico, F. Cipollone, S. Fargion, D. Pastori Effect of aspirin on renal disease progression in patients with type 2 diabetes: a multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised trial. The LEDA (renaL disEase progression by aspirin in Diabetic pAtients) trial. Rationale and study design, American Hearth Journal, to appear 

D'angelo F., Antolino L., Farcomeni A., Sirimaco D., Nava A.K., De Siena M., Petrucciani N., Nigri G., Valabrega S., Aurello P., Ramacciato G. Neoadjuvant Treatment in Pancreatic Cancer: evidence based medicine? A systematic review and meta-analysis, Medical Oncology, to appear 

M Falcone, G Tiseo, C Tascini, A Russo, E Sozio, G Raponi, C Rosin, P Pignatelli, F Violi, P Carfagna, A Farcomeni, R Luzzati, F Menichetti, and M Venditti Assessment of risk factors for candidemia in non-neutropenic patients hospitalized in Internal Medicine wards: a multicenter study, European Journal of Internal Medicine, to appear 

Laporta, R. and Longo, B. and Sorotos, M. and Farcomeni, A. and Patti, C. and Mastrangeli, M. R. and Santanelli di Pompeo, F. Breast reconstruction following nipple-sparing mastectomy: clinical outcomes and risk factors related complications, Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, to appear 

Basili S, Loffredo L, Pastori D, Proietti M, Farcomeni A, Vestri AR, Pignatelli P, Davi G, Hiatt WR, Lip GY, Corazza GR, Perticone F, Violi F; in collaboration with ARAPACIS Study Investigators. (2017) Carotid plaque detection improves the predictive value of CHA2DS2-VASc score in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: The ARAPACIS Study., International Journal of Cardiology, 231, 143-149 

O. Iocca, A. Farcomeni, S. Pardinas-Lopez, S. H. Talib (2017) Alveolar ridge preservation after tooth extraction: a Bayesian network meta-analysis of grafting materials efficacy on prevention of bone height and width reduction, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 44, 104-114 

Nardelli S, Allampati S, Riggio O,Mullen KD, Prakash R,Gioia S, Unser A, White MB, Fagan AC, Wade JB, Farcomeni A, Gavis EA, Bajaj JS (2017) Hepatic Encephalopathy Is Associated with Persistent Learning Impairments Despite Adequate Medical Treatment: A Multicenter, International Study, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, to appear 


M. Merli, C. Lucidi, V. Di Gregorio, B. Lattanza, V. Giannelli, M. Giusto, A. Farcomeni, G. Ceccarelli, M. Falcone, O. Riggio, M. Venditti (2016) An empirical broad spectrum antibiotic therapy in Healthcare-Associated infections improves survival in cirrhotic patients: a randomized trial, Hepatology, 63, 1632-1639 

Molfino A., Amabile M. I., Ammann T., Farcomeni A., Lionetto L., Simmaco M., Lai S., Laviano A., Rossi Fanelli F., Chiappini M. G., Muscaritoli M. (2016) The metabolite beta-aminoisobutyric acid and physical inactivity among hemodialysis patients, Nutrition, to appear 

A. Molfino, A. Iannace, M. C. Colaiacomo, A. Farcomeni, A. Emiliani, G. Gualdi, A. Laviano and F. Rossi Fanelli (2016) Cancer anorexia: hypothalamic activity and its association with inflammation and appetite-regulating peptides in lung cancer, Journal of Cachexia Sarcopenia and Muscle, to appear 

Silvia Nardelli, Barbara Lattanzi, Sabrina Torrisi, Francesca Greco, Alessio Farcomeni, Stefania Gioia, Manuela Merli and Oliviero Riggio (2016) Sarcopenia is a risk factor for the development of hepatic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portosysthemic shunt, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, to appear 

D. Pastori, A. Farcomeni, D. Poli, E. Antonucci, F. Angelico, M. Del Ben, R. Cangemi, G. Tanzilli, G. Y. H. Lip, P. Pignatelli, F. Violi (2016) Cardiovascular risk stratification in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: the 2MACE score, Internal and Emergency Medicine, 11, 199-204 

Daniele Pastori, Pasquale Pignatelli, Francesco Perticone, Angela Sciacqua, Roberto Carnevale, Alessio Farcomeni, Stefania Basili, Gino R. Corazza, Giovanni Davi, Gregory Y. H. Lip and Francesco Violi, in collaboration with the ARAPACIS (Atrial Fibrillation Registry for Ankle-Brachial Index Prevalence Assessment-Collaborative Italian Study) study group (2016) Aspirin and renal insufficiency progression in patients with atrial fibrillation and chronic kidney disease, International Journal of Cardiology, 223, 619-624 

M. Falcone, F. Iraci, G. Raponi, P. Goldoni, V. Belvisi, D. Delle Rose, I. Santino, R. Murri, M. Fantoni, P. Carfagna, M. Sanguinetti, C. Fontana, A. Farcomeni, G. Tiseo, A. Aceti, R. Cauda, V. Vullo, C. M. Mastroianni, M. Andreoni, M. Venditti (2016) Nursing-home residence is associated with spread of Clostridium difficile ribotype-027 in central Italy, Journal of Hospital Infection, 94, 201-203 

A. Petrova, A. Capalbo, L. Jacquet, S. Hazelwood-Smith, D. Dafou, C. Hobbs, M. Arno, A. Farcomeni, L. G. Devito, H. Badraiq, M. Simpson, J. McGrath, W-L Di, J. Cheng, T. Mauro, D. Ilic (2016) Induced pluripotent stem cell differentiation and 3D tissue formation attenuates clonal epigenetic differences in trichohyalin, Stem Cells and Development, 25, 1366-1375 

Daniele Pastori, Pasquale Pignatelli, Alessio Farcomeni, Danilo Menichelli, Cristina Nocella, Roberto Carnevale and Francesco Violi (2016) Aging-related decline of glutathione peroxidase 3 and risk of cardiovascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation, Journal of the American Hearth Association, 5:e003682 

Martini, F.; Cunliffe, R.; Farcomeni, A.; De Sanctis, M.; D'ammando, G. and Attorre, F. (2016) Classification and potential distribution of the woody vegetation of Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe Koedoe, 58, a1388 

Mavilio, M.; Merchetti, V.; Fabrizi, M.; Stohr, R.; Marino, A.; Casagrande, V.; Fiorentino, L.; Cardellini, M.; Kappel, B.; Monteleone, I.; Garret, C.; Muriello, A.; Monteleone, G.; Farcomeni, A.; Burcelin, R.; Menghini, R. and Federici, M. (2016) A role for Timp3 in microbiota-driven hepatic steatosis and metabolic dysfunction Cell reports, 16, 731-743 

Lucidi, C.; Ginanni Corradini, S.; Abraldes, J.; Merli, M.;Tandon, P.; Ferri, F.; Parlati, L.; Lattanzi, B.; Poli, E.; Di Gregorio, V.; Farcomeni, A.; Riggio, O. (2016) Hepatic encephalopathy expands MELD predictivity in liver transplant setting: evidence by means of independent cohorts Liver Transplantation, 22, 1333-1342 

Pastori D., Pignatelli P., Farcomeni A., Nocella C., Bartimoccia S., Carnevale R., Violi F. (2016) Age-related increase of thromboxane B2 and risk of cardiovascular disease in atrial fibrillation, Oncotarget, 7, 39143-39147 

Silvia Nardelli, Stefania Gioia , Chiara Pasquale , Ilaria Pentassuglio , Alessio Farcomeni, Manuela Merli , Filippo Maria Salvatori , Leandra Nikolli , Sabrina Torrisi , Francesca Greco , Valeria Nicoletti and Oliviero Riggio (2016) Cognitive Impairment Predicts The Occurrence Of Hepatic Encephalopathy After Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt, American Journal of Gastroenterology, 111, 523-528 

Forte M., Faustini F., Maggiulli R., Scarica C., Romano S., Ottolini C., Farcomeni A., Palagiano A., Capalbo A., Ubaldi, F. M., Rienzi, L. (2016) Electronic witness system in IVF - patients perspective, Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 33, 1215-1222 

Jin-liang Liu, Feng Xu, Hui Zhou, Xue-jie Wu, Ling-xian Shi, Rui-qing Lu, Alessio Farcomeni, Mario Venditti, Ying-li Zhao, Shu-ya Luo, Xiao-jun Dong, Marco Falcone (2016) Expanded CURB-65: a new score system predicts severity of community-acquired pneumonia with superior efficiency, Scientific Reports, 6, 22911 

F. Violi, G. Davi, M. Proietti, D. Pastori, W. R. Hiatt, G. R. Corazza, F. Perticone, P. Pignatelli, A. Farcomeni, A. R. Vestri, G. Y. H. Lip, S. Basili (2016) Ankle-brachial index and cardiovascular events in atrial fibrillation: the ARAPACIS study, Thrombosis and Haemostatis, 115, 856-863 

M. Falcone, G. Tiseo, A. Russo, L. Giordo, E. Manzini, G. Bertazzoni, P. Palange, G. Taliani, R. Cangemi, A. Farcomeni, V. Vullo, F. Violi, M. Venditti (2016) Hospitalization for pneumonia is associated with decreased 1-year survival in patients with type 2 diabetes: results from a prospective cohort study, Medicine, 95, e2531 

Falcone, Marco; Russo, Alessandro; Iacovelli, Alessandra; Restuccia, Giovanni; Ceccarelli, Giancarlo; Giordano, Alessandra; Farcomeni, Alessio; Morelli, Andrea; Venditti, Mario (2016) Predictors of outcome in ICU patients with septic shock caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 22, 444-450 

Capalbo A, Ubaldi FM, Cimadomo D, Noli L, Khalaf Y, Farcomeni A, Ilic D, Rienzi L (2016) miRNAs in spent blastocyst culture medium derive from trophectoderm cells and can be explored for human embryo reproductive competence assessment, Fertility and Sterility, 105, 225-235 

G. Grussu, R. Testolin, S. Saulei, A. Farcomeni, C. Yosi, M. De Sanctis, F. Attorre (2015) Optimum plot and sample sizes for carbon stock and biodiversity estimation in the lowland tropical forests of Papua New Guinea, Forestry: an international journal of forest research, 89, 150-158 

M. Falcone, A. Russo, A. Farcomeni, F. Pieralli, V. Vannucchi, V. Vullo, F. Violi, M. Venditti (2016) Septic shock from community-onset pneumonia: is there a role for aspirin plus macrolides combination?, Intensive Care Medicine, 42, 301-302 


R. Testolin, S. Saulei, A. Farcomeni, G. Grussu, C. Yosi, M. De Sanctis, F. Attorre (2015) Investigating the effect of selective logging on tree biodiversity and structure of the tropical forests of Papua New Guinea, iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry, 9, 475-482 

Francesco Violi, Roberto Carnevale, Camilla Calvieri, Cristina Nocella, Marco Falcone, Alessio Farcomeni, Gloria Taliani, Roberto Cangemi (2015) NOX2 up-regulation is associated with an enhanced risk of atrial fibrillation in patients with pneumonia, Thorax, 70, 961-966 

Daniele Pastori, Pasquale Pignatelli, Alessio Farcomeni, Roberto Cangemi, William R. Hiatt, Simona Bartimoccia, Cristina Nocella, Tommasa Vicario, Tommaso Bucci, Roberto Carnevale, Gregory Y. H. Lip, Francesco Violi (2015) Urinary 11-dehydro-thromboxane B2 is associated with cardiovascular events and mortality in atrial fibrillation patients, American Hearth Journal, 170, 490-497 

Manuela Merli, Cristina Lucidi, Vincenza De Gregorio, Marco Falcone, Valerio Giannelli, Barbara Lattanzi, Michela Giusto, Giancarlo Ceccarelli, Alessio Farcomeni, Oliviero Riggio, Mario Venditti (2015) The spread of multi drug resistant infections is leading to an increase in the empirical antibiotic treatment failure in cirrhosis: a prospective survey, PLoS ONE, 10(5): e0127448 

F. Attorre, N. Govender, A. Hausmann, A. Farcomeni, A. Guillet, E. Scepi, I. P. J. Smit, M. Vitale (2015) Assessing the effect of management changes and environmental features on the spatio-temporal pattern of fire in an African Savanna, Journal for Nature Conservation, 28, 1-10 

Iacovelli R, Farcomeni A, Sternberg CN, Carteni G, Milella M, Santoni M, Cerbone L, Di Lorenzo G, Verzoni E, Ortega C, Sabbatini R, Ricotta R and Procopio G (2015) Prognostic factors in patients receiving third-line targeted therapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma, Journal of Urology, 193, 1905-1910 

Oliviero Riggio, Piero Amodio, Alessio Farcomeni, Manuela Merli, Chiara Pasquale, Silvia Nardelli, Ilaria Pentassuglio, Stefania Gioia, Eugenia Onori, Nicole Piazza, and Sara Montagnese A model for the prediction of overt hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 13, 1346-1352  

Simone Filardo; Marisa Di Pietro; Alessio Farcomeni; Giovanna Schiavoni; Rosa Sessa (2015) Chlamydia pneumoniae-Mediated Inflammation in Atherosclerosis: a Meta-Analysis, Mediators of inflammation, Article ID 378658 

Daniele Pastori, Alessio Farcomeni, Tommaso Bucci, Roberto Cangemi, Tommasa Vicario, Francesco Violi, Pasquale Pignatelli (2015) Digoxin treatment is associated with increased total and cardiovascular mortality in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation International Journal of Cardiology, 180, 1-5 

M. Giusto, B. Lattanzi, C. Albanese, A. Galtieri, A. Farcomeni, V. Giannelli, C. Lucidi, M. Di Martino, C. Catalano, M. Merli (2015) Sarcopenia in liver cirrhosis: the role of CT scan for the assessment of muscle mass compared to dual energy X-ray absorptiometry and anthropometry European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 27, 328-334 

Pastori, D.; Pignatelli, P.; Angelico, F.; Farcomeni, A.; Del Ben, M.; Vicario, T.; Bucci, T.; Raparelli, V.; Cangemi, R.; Tanzilli, G.; Lip, G.; Violi, F. (2015) Incidence of myocardial infarction and vascular death in anticoagulated elderly patients with atrial fibrillation: Relation to atherosclerotic risk factors, Chest, 147, 1644-1650  

M. Falcone, A. Russo, R. Cangemi, A. Farcomeni, C. Calvieri, F. Barilla, M.G. Scarpellini, G. Bertazzoni, P. Palange, G. Taliani, M. Venditti, F. Violi (2015) Lower mortality rate in elderly patients with community-onset pneumonia on treatment with aspirin Journal of the American Hearth Association, 4:e001595 

Marzia Pasquali; Lida Tartaglione; Silverio Rotondi; Maria Luisa Muci; Giusy Mandanici; Alessio Farcomeni; Martino Marangella; Sandro Mazzaferro (2015) Calcitriol/Calcifediol ratio: an indicator of vitamin D hydroxylation efficiency?, BBA Clinical, 3, 251-256 

Marco Falcone, Alessandro Russo, Maddalena Giannella, Roberto Cangemi, Maria Gabriella Scarpellini, Giuliano Bertazzoni, Jose Martinez Alarcon, Gloria Taliani, Paolo Palange, Alessio Farcomeni, Annarita Vestri, Emilio Bouza, Francesco Violi, Mario Venditti (2015) Individualizing risk of multidrug-resistant pathogens in community-onset pneumonia, PLoS ONE, 10(4): e0119528. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119528  

Pasquale Pignatelli, Daniele Pastori, Alessio Farcomeni, Cristina Nocella, Simona Bartimoccia, Tommasa Vicario, Tommaso Bucci, Roberto Carnevale, Francesco Violi (2015) Mediterranean diet reduces Thromboxane A2 production in atrial fibrillation patients, Clinical Nutrition, 34, 899-903  

Pasquale Pignatelli, Daniele Pastori, Roberto Carnevale, Alessio Farcomeni, Roberto Cangemi, Cristina Nocella, Simona Bartimoccia, Tommasa Vicario, Mirella Saliola, Gregory Y. H. Lip and Francesco Violi (2015) Serum NOX2 and urinary isoprostanes predict vascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation, Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 113, 617-624  

Michela Angiolillo, Bianca di Lorenzo, Alessio Farcomeni, Marzia Bo, Giorgio Bavestrello, Giovanni Santangelo, Angelo Cau, Vincenza Mastascusa, Alessandro Cau, Flavio Sacco, Simonepietro Canese (2015) Distribution and assessment of marine debris in the deep Tyrrhenian Sea (NW Mediterranean Sea, Italy), Marine Pollution Bulletin, 92, 149-159. 

L. Rienzi, A. Capalbo, M. Stoppa, S. Romano, R. Maggiulli, L. Albricci, C. Scarica, A. Farcomeni, G. Vajta, F.M. Ubaldi (2015) No evidence of association between blastocyst aneuploidy and morphokinetic assessment in a selected population of poor-prognosis patients: a longitudinal cohort study, Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 30, 57-66 

Rotondi, S.; Pasquali, M.; Tartaglione, L.; Muci, M.L.; Mandanaci, G.; Leonangeli, C.; Sales, S.; Farcomeni, A. and Mazzaferro, S. (2015) Soluble alpha-Klotho serum levels in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) International Journal of Endocrinology, Article ID: 872193 


Roberto Cangemi, Marco Casciaro, Elisabetta Rossi, Camilla Calvieri, Cinzia M. Calabrese, Gloria Taliani, Marco Falcone, Paolo Palange, Giuliano Bertazzoni, Alessio Farcomeni, Stefania Grieco, Pasquale Pignatelli and Francesco Violi; with the SIXTUS study group (2014) Platelet activation is associated with myocardial infarction in patients with pneumonia, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 64, 1917-1925  

Basili, F.; Tanzilli, G.; Raparelli, V.; Calvieri, C.; Pignatelli, P.; Carnevale, R.; Dominici, M.; Placanica, A.; Arrivi, A.; Farcomeni, A.; Barilla', F.; Mangieri, E.; Violi, F. (2014) Aspirin reload before elective percutaneous coronary intervention: impact on serum thromboxane B2 and myocardial reperfusion indexes Circulation: Cardiovascular Intervention, 7, 577-584 

R. Iacovelli, E. Verzoni, P. Grassi, A. Farcomeni, F. de Braud, G. Procopio (2014) Rationale and protocol of SOAP: a phase II study to evaluate the efficacy of sorafenib as second-line treatment after pazopanib in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, Tumori, 100:282e-285e

Roberto Iacovelli, Filippo Pietrantonio, Alessio Farcomeni, Claudia Maggi, Antonella Palazzo, Francesca Ricchini, Filippo de Braud, Maria Di Bartolomeo (2014) Chemotherapy or targeted therapy as second-line treatment of advanced gastric cancer. A systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies, PLoS ONE 9(9):e108940. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108940 

Barbati Giulia, Farcomeni Alessio, Pasqualetti Patrizio, Sinagra Gianfranco and Bovenzi Massimo (2014) A note on prognostic accuracy evaluation of regression models applied to longitudinal autocorrelated binary data, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health, 11  

Martellos, S.; Attorre, F.; Farcomeni, A.; Francesconi, F.; Pittao, E.; Tretiach, M. (2014) Species distribution models backing taxa delimitation: the case of lichen Squamarina cartilaginea in Italy, Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants, 209, 698-703 

Rubattu S.; De Giusti M.; Farcomeni A.; Abbolito S.; Comito F.; Cangianiello S.; Greco E.S.; Dito E.; Pagliaro B.; Cotugno M.; Stanzione R.; Marchitti S.; Bianchi F.; Di Castro S.; Battistoni A.; Burocchi S.; Caprinozzi M.; Pierelli G.; Sciarretta S.; Volpe M. (2014) T2238C ANP gene variant and risk of recurrent acute coronary syndromes in an Italian cohort of ischemic heart disease patients Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, 17, 601-607 

Attorre, F.; Issa, A.; Malatesta, L.; Adeeb, A.; De Sanctis, M.; Vitale, M. and Farcomeni, A. (2014) Analysing the relationship between land units and plant communities: the case of Socotra island (Yemen) Plant Biosystems, 148, 529-539 


Pastori, D.; Carnevale, R.; Cangemi, R.; Saliola, M; Nocella, C., Bartimoccia, S.; Vicario, T.; Farcomeni, A.; Violi, F.; Pignatelli, P. (2013) Vitamin E serum levels and bleeding risk in patients receiving oral anticoagulant therapy. A retrospective cohort study. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2:e000364 

Silvia Stirparo, Alessio Farcomeni, Alessandro Laudani, Giorgio Capogna (2013) Mantaining neonatal normothermia during WHO recommended skin-to-skin contact in the setting of cesarean section under regional anesthesia Open Journal of Anesthesiology, 3, 186-188 

Claudio Sandroni, Fabio Cavallaro, Clifton W. Callaway, Sonia D'Arrigo, Tommaso Sanna, Michael Kuiper, Matteo Biancone, Giacomo Della Marca, Alessio Farcomeni, and Jerry P. Nolan (2013) Predictors of poor neurological outcome in adult comatose survivors of cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Part 2: Hypothermia, Resuscitation, 84, 1310-1338 

Longo, B. and Campanale, A. and Farcomeni, A. and Santarelli, F. (2013) Long-term sensory recovery of nipple-areola complex following superior-lateral pedicled reduction mammaplasty Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132, 735e-742e 

R. Cangemi, P. Pignatelli, R. Carnevale, G. R. Corazza, D. Pastori, A. Farcomeni, S. Basili, G. Davi, D. Ferro, W. R. Hiatt, G. Licata, G. Y.H. Lip, L. Loffredo, P. M. Mannucci, A. Vestri, F. Violi (2013) Cholesterol-adjusted vitamin E serum levels are associated with cardiovascular events in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation International Journal of Cardiology, 168, 3241-3247 

F. Santanelli, B. Longo, M. Sorotos, A. Farcomeni and G. Paolini (2013) Flaps survival of skin sparing mastectomies type IV: retrospective cohort study of 75 consecutive cases Annals of Surgical Oncology, 20, 981-989 

Paganin, P., Chiarini, L., Bevivino, A., Dalmastri, C., Farcomeni, A. , Izzo, G., Signorini, A., Varrone, C., Tabacchioni, S. (2013) Vertical distribution of bacterioplankton in Lake Averno in relation to water chemistry FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 84, 176-188

Fabio Attorre, Michele De Sanctis, Alessio Farcomeni, Alfredo Guillet, Edoardo Scepia, Marcello Vitale, Francesca Pella, Mauro Fasola (2013) On the use of Spatial Ecological Modelling as a tool for improving the assessment of geographic range size of threatened species Journal for Nature Conservation, 21, 48-55

Benedetto Longo, Alessio Farcomeni, Germano Ferri, Antonella Campanale, Micheal Sorotos, Fabio Santarelli (2013) The BREAST-V: a unifying predictive formula for volume assessment in small, medium and large breasts Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132, 1e-7e

M. De Sanctis, A. Adeeb, A. Farcomeni, C. Patriarca, A. Saed, F. Attorre (2013) Classification and distribution patterns of plant communities on Socotra Island, Yemen Applied Vegetation Science, 16, 148-165

Piovano, S., Farcomeni, A., Giacoma, C. (2013) Do colours affect biting behaviour in loggerhead sea turtles? Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 25, 12-20


P. Gazzaniga, A. Gradilone, E. de Berardinis, C. Nicolazzo, A. Petracca, A. Farcomeni, G. M. Busetto, V. Gentile, L. Frati, E. Cortesi (2012) Prognostic value of circulating tumor cells in non muscle invasive bladder cancer: a cellsearch analysis Annals of Oncology, 23, 2352-2356

A. S. Senan, F. Tomasetto, A. Farcomeni, R. K. Somashekar, F. Attorre (2012) Determinants of plant species invasions in an arid island: evidence from Socotra Island (Yemen) Plant Ecology, 213, 1381-1392

Piovano, S., Farcomeni, A., Giacoma, C. (2012) Effects of chemicals from longline baits on the biting behaviour of loggerhead sea turtles African Journal of Marine Science, 34, 283-287

A. Capalbo, F. Sagnella, R. Apa, A. M. Fulghesu, A. Lanzone, A. Morciano, A. Farcomeni, M. F. Gangale, F. Moro, D. Martinez, F. Spettu, A. Cappai, C. Carcassi, G. Neri, and F. D. Tiziano (2012) The 312N variant of luteinizing hormone/choriogonadotropin receptor gene (LHCGR) confers up to 2.7-fold increase of risk of polycystic ovary syndrome in a Sardinian population Clinical Endocrinology, 77, 113-119

Elena Fabrizi, Alessio Farcomeni, Valerio Gatta (2012) Modelling work history patterns in the Italian labour market Statistical Methods & Applications, 21, 227-247

Giannelli, V.; Giusto, M.; Farcomeni, A.; Ponziani, F.R.; Pompili, M.; Vigano, R.; Iemmolo, R.M.; Donato, M.F.; Rendina, M.; Toniutto, P.; Pasulo, L.; Morelli, M.C.; De Martin, E.; Miglioresi, L.; Di Paolo, D.; Fagiuli, S. and Merli, M. (2012) Treatment of Hepatitis C recurrence is less successful in female than in male liver transplant recipients Transplant International, 25, 448-454 


Capogna, G. and Camorcia, M. and Stirparo, S. and Farcomeni, A. (2011) Programmed intermittent epidural bolus (PIEB) vs continuous epidural infusion (CEI) for labor analgesia: effects on maternal motor function and labor outcome. A randomized, double blind study on nulliparous women. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 113, 826-831

Fabio Attorre, Nadim Taleb, Michele De Sanctis, Alessio Farcomeni, Alfredo Guillet and Marcello Vitale (2011) Developing conservation strategies for endemic tree species when faced with time and data constraints: Boswellia spp. on Socotra island (Yemen), Biodiversity and Conservation, 20, 1483-1499


G. Capogna, M. Camorcia, S. Stirparo, G. Valentini, A. Garassino, A. Farcomeni (2010) Multidimensional evaluation of pain during early and late labor: a comparison of nulliparous and multiparous women International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia, 19, 167-170

Manuela Merli,Michela Giusto, Federica Gentili, Gilnardo Novelli,Giancarlo Ferretti, Oliviero Riggio, Stefano Ginanni Corradini, Maria Siciliano, Alessio Farcomeni, Adolfo Francesco Attili, Pasquale Berloco, Massimo Rossi (2010) Nutritional Status: its influence on the outcome of patients undergoing liver transplantation, Liver International, 30, 208-214.


L. Scarnati, F. Attorre, A. Farcomeni, F. Francesconi and M. De Sanctis (2009) Modelling the spatial distribution of tree species with fragmented populations from abundance data, Community Ecology, 10, 215-224

Luca Scarnati, Fabio Attorre, Michele De Sanctis, Alessio Farcomeni, Fabio Francesconi, Marco Mancini, Franco Bruno (2009) A multiple approach for the evaluation of the spatial distribution and dynamics of a forest habitat: the case of Apennine beech forests with Taxus baccata and Ilex aquifolium, Biodiversity and conservation, 18, 3099-3113

Elisabetta Ferretti, Enrico De Smaele, Agnese Po, L. Di Marcotullio, Emanuele Tosi, Maria Salome B. Espinola, Concezio Di Rocco, Riccardo Riccardi, Felice Giangaspero, Alessio Farcomeni, Italo Nofroni, Pietro Laneve, Ubaldo Gioia, Elisa Caffarelli, Irene Bozzoni, Isabella Screpanti, Alberto Gulino (2009) MicroRNA profiling in human medulloblastoma , International Journal of Cancer, 124, 568-77


Oliviero Riggio, Stefania Angeloni, Filippo Maria Salvatori, Adriano De Santis, Federica Cerini, Alessio Farcomeni, Adolfo Francesco Attili and Manuela Merli (2008) Incidence, natural history and risk factors of hepatic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt with polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent-grafts American Journal of Gastroenterology, 103, 2738-2746

Luisa Pirone, Alessandra Bragonzi, Alessio Farcomeni, Moira Paroni, Cristina Auriche, Massimo Conese, Luigi Chiarini, Claudia Dalmastri, Annamaria Bevivino and Fiorentina Ascenzioni (2008) Burkholderia cenocepacia strains isolated from cystic fibrosis patients are apparently more invasive and more virulent than rhizosphere strains. Environmental Microbiology, 10, 2773-2784

Mazzaferro, S. Pasquali, M. Farcomeni, A. Vestri, A.R. Filippini, A. Romani, A.M. Barresi, G. and Pugliese, F. (2008) Parathyroidectomy as a therapeutic tool for targeting the recommended NKF-K/DOQI ranges for serum calcium, phosphate and parathyroid hormone in dialysis patients, Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, 2008, 23:2319-2323

Farcomeni, A. and Serranti, S. and Bonifazi, G. (2008) Nonparametric analysis of infrared spectra for recognition of glass and ceramic glass fragments in recycling plants, Waste Management, 28: 557-564


Valentini A, Biancolella M, Amati F, Gravina P, Miano R, Chillemi G, Farcomeni A, Bueno S, Vespasiani G, Desideri A, Federici G, Novelli G, Bernardini S. (2007) Valproic acid induces neuroendocrine differentiation and UGT2B7 up-regulation in human prostate carcinoma cell line. Drug Metabolism and Disposition, 35, 968-972

Amati F, Biancolella M, Farcomeni A, Giallonardi S, Bueno S, Minella D, Vecchione L, Chillemi G, Desideri A, Novelli G. (2007) Dynamic changes in gene expression profiles of 22q11 and related orthologous genes during mouse development Gene, 391, 91-102

Gambardella, S.; Biancolella, M.; D'Apice, M.R.; Amati, F.; Sangiuolo, F.; Farcomeni, A.; Chillemi, G.; Bueno, S.; Desideri, A. and Novelli, G. (2006) Gene expression profile study in CFTR mutated bronchial cell lines, Clinical and Experimental Medicine 6:157-165