2018
  • Raspa A, Bolla E, Cuscona C, Gelain F “Feasible stabilization of chondroitinase abc enables reduced astrogliosis in a chronic model of spinal cord injury” CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics (Accepted)
  • Pugliese R, Marchini A, Saracino G, Gelain F “Functionalization of self-assembling peptides for neural tissue engineering” Self-Assembling Biomaterials: Molecular Design, Characterization and Application in Biology and Medicine. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL: 475-493. Book Chapter
2017
  • Pugliese R, Fontana F, Marchini A, Gelain F “Branched peptides integrate into self-assembled nanostructures and enhance biomechanics of peptidic hydrogels” Acta Biomaterialia. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2017.11.026
  • Pugliese R, Marchini A, Saracino GA, Zuckermann RN, Gelain F “Cross-linked self-assembling peptide scaffolds” Nano Research. doi: 10.1007/s12274-017-1834-6
  • Maleki M, Natalello A, Pugliese R, Gelain F “Electrospinning of a heterogeneous library of co- and self-assembling peptides” Acta Biomaterialia. 51:268-278 doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2017.01.038
  • Pugliese R and Gelain F “Peptidic biomaterials: from self-assembling to regenerative medicine” Trends in Biotechnology. 35(2): 145-158. doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2016.09.004
2016
  • Raspa A, Marchini A, Vasita R, Maleki M, Pugliese R, Mauri M, Gelain F “A biocompatibility study of new nanofibrous scaffolds for nervous regeneration” Nanoscale 8: 253-265.
  • Raspa A, Pugliese R, Maleki M, Gelain F “Recent therapeutic approaches for spinal cord injury” Biotechnology & Bioengineering 113(2): 253-259. doi: 10.1002/bit.25689.
2014
  • Bradshaw M, Ho D, Fear MW, Gelain F, Wood FM, Iyer KS “Designer self-assembling hydrogel scaffolds can impact skin cell proliferation and migration.” Scientific Reports doi: 10.1038/srep06903
  • Raspa A, Saracino G, Pugliese R, Silva D, Cigognini D, Vescovi A, Gelain F “Complementary Co-Assembling Peptides: from in silico studies to in vivo application.” Advanced Functional Materials 40(24): 6317-6328. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201400956
  • Cigognini D, Silva D, Paloppi S, Gelain F “Evaluation of mechanical properties and therapeutic effect of injectable self-assembling hydrogels for spinal cord injury.” Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology 10: 309-323.
2013
  • Saracino G and Gelain F “Modeling and analysis of early aggregation events of BMHP1-derived self-assembling peptides.” Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics 32(5): 759-775.
  • Caprini A, Silva D, Zanoni I, Cunha C, Volontè C, Vescovi A, Gelain F “A Novel Bioactive Peptide: Assessing its Activity Over Murine Neural Stem Cells and its Potential for Neural Tissue Engineering.” New Biotechnology 30(5): 552-562.
  • Cunha C, Panseri S, Gelain F. Engineering of a 3D Nanostructured Scaffold Made of Functionalized Self-Assembling Peptides and Encapsulated Neural Stem Cells. Methods in Molecular Biology. 2013 Clifton, NJ: Book Chapter doi: 10.1007/7651_2012_2
  • Vasita R, Gelain F. “Core-sheath Fibres for Regenerative Medicine” Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Tissue Engineering. Wiley-Scrivener Publishing, Beverly: 493-533. Book Chapter
  • Silva D, Natalello A, Sanii B, Vasita R, Saracino GAA, Zuckermann RN, Doglia SM, Gelain F “Synthesis and Characterization of Designed BMHP1-Derived Self-Assembling Peptides for tissue engineering applications.” Nanoscale 5(2):704-718.
  • Saracino GAA, Cigognini D, Silva D, Caprini A, Gelain F “Nanomaterials design and tests for neural tissue engineering.” Chemical Society Reviews 42(1):225-262.
2012
  • Gelain F, Cigognini D, Caprini A, Silva D, Colleoni B, Donegá B, Antonini S, Cohen BE, Vescovi A. “New Bioactive Motifs and Their Use in Functionalized Self-Assembling Peptides for NSC Differentiation and Neural Tissue Engineering” Nanoscale 4(9):2946-2957.
  • Zhang S, Yokoi H, Gelain F, Horii A “Designer Self-Assembling Peptide Nanofiber Scaffolds” Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine: At the Building Block Level, Springer Science/Business Media Press, New York City: 123-147. Book Chapter
2011
  • Cigognini D, Satta A, Colleoni B, Silva D, Donega’ M, Antonini S, Gelain F “Evaluation of Early and Late Effects into the Acute Spinal Cord Injury of an Injectable Functionalized Self-assembling Scaffold”. PLoS ONE 6(5):1-15.
  • Cunha C, Panseri S, Villa O, Silva D, Gelain F “3D culture of adult mouse neural stem cells within different functionalized self-assembling peptide scaffolds” International Journal of Nanomedicine 6: 943-955.
  • Gelain F, Silva D, Caprini A, Villa O, Taraballi F, Natalello A, Nam KT, Doglia SM, Vescovi A “BMHP1-derived self-assembling peptides: hierarchically assembled structures with self-healing propensity and potential for tissue engineering applications.” ACS Nano 5(3):1845-59.
  • Gelain F, Panseri S, Antonini S, Cunha C, Donega M, Lowery J, Taraballi F, Cerri G, Montagna M, Baldissera F, Vescovi A “Transplantation of nanostructured composite scaffolds neuro-prosthetics results in tissue reconstruction, axonal regeneration and neurological recovery in the chronically injured rat spinal cord.” ACS Nano 5(1): 227-236.
2010
  • Gelain F, Unsworth L, Zhang S “Slow and sustained release of active cytokines from self-assembling peptide scaffolds” Journal of Controlled Release 145(3):231-239.
  • Taraballi F, Natalello A, Campione M, Doglia SM, Paleari A, Gelain F “Glycine-spacers influence over functional motif exposure and self-assembling propensity of functionalized peptides” Frontiers in Neuroengineering 3:1-9.
2009
  • Antonini S, Vescovi A, Gelain F “Stem cells and biomaterials: the tissue engineering approach” Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine, Springer/Humana Press, New York City. Book Chapter
  • Gelain F, Wang X, Horii A, Hucknall A, Koutsopoulos S, Zhang S “Designer self-assembling peptides scaffolds for 3-dimensional tissue cell cultures” Methods in Bioengineering, Artech House Press, Boston: 59-81. Book Chapter
  • Lowery J, Panseri S, Cunha C, Gelain F “Electrospinning for Tissue Engineering Applications” Electrospun Nanofibers Research: Recent Developments, NOVA Science Publishers, Hauppauge.: 1-18. Book Chapter
  • Cellot G, Cilia E, Cipollone S, Rancic V, Sucapane A, Giordani S, Gambazzi L, Markram H, Micaela Grandolfo, Scaini D, Gelain F, Casalis L, Prato M, Giugliano M, Ballerini L “Carbon nanotubes direct interactions with neuronal membranes ignite post spike excitability” Nature Nanotechnology 4(2):126-133.
  • Taraballi F, Campione M, Vescovi AL, Sassella A, Paleari A, Whang W, Gelain F “Effect of Functionalization on the Self-Assembling Propensity of β-Sheet Forming Peptides.” Soft Matter 5(3):660-668.
2008
  • Gelain F “Novel opportunities and challenges offered by nanobiomaterials in tissue engineering” International Journal of Nanomedicine 3(4):415-424.
  • Panseri S, Cunha C, Lowery J, Del Carro U, Taraballi F, Amadio S, Vescovi A, Gelain F “Electrospun micro- and nanofiber tubes for functional nervous regeneration in sciatic nerve transections” BMC biotechnology 8(39) doi:10.1186/1472-6750-8-39.
2007
  • Gelain F, Horii A, Zhang S “Designer active 3D self-assembling peptide scaffolds for regenerative medicine.” Macromolecular Biosciences 7(5):544-551.
  • Gelain F, Lomander A, Vescovi AL, Zhang S “Systematic studies of a self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffold with other scaffolds” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 7(2):424-434.
  • Pizzi R, Cino G, Gelain F, Rossetti D, Vescovi AL “Learning in human neural networks on microelectrode arrays.” Biosystems 88(1-2):1-15.
  • Horii A, Wang X, Gelain F, Zhang S “Biological designer self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffolds significantly enhance osteoblast proliferation, differentiation and 3-D migration.” PLoS ONE 2(2): e190.doi:10.1371.
2006
  • Gelain F, Bottai D, Vescovi AL, Zhang S “Designer self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffolds for 3-D culture of adult mouse neural stem cells.” PLoS ONE 1(1): e119.doi:10.1371.
2005
  • Zhang S, Gelain F, Zhao X “Designer self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffolds for 3D tissue cell cultures.” Seminars in Cancer Biology 15(5): 413-420.
2003
  • Bottai D, Fiocco R, Gelain F, Defilippis L, Galli R, Gritti A, Vescovi AL “Neural stem cells in the adult nervous system.” Journal of Hematotherapy & Stem Cell Research 12(6):655-670.