The group cooperates with many international researchers.
- Peter Agre (Nobel Laureate in 2003): Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
- Bjorn R. Olsen, Department of Developmental Biology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
- John Rash, State University of Colorado
- Stefano Ferroni, Department of Human and General Physiology, University of Bologna
- Roberto Zamboni, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Istituto per lo Studio dei Materiali Nanostrutturati (ISMN), Bologna
- Hans Kirstead, Reeve Irvine Research Center, University of California Irvine
- Carl Cotman, Institute for Brain Aging and Dementia, University of California, Irvine