Tasciotti lab Publications


Platelet-rich plasma: a biomimetic approach to enhancement of surgical wound healing
Fernandez-Moure, JS, Van Eps, JL, Cabrera, FJ, Barbosa, Z, Medrano del Rosal, G, Weiner, BK, Ellsworth, WA & Tasciotti, E 2017, Journal of Surgical Research, vol 207, pp. 33-44. DOI:

Biomimetic carriers mimicking leukocyte plasma membrane to increase tumor vasculature permeability
Palomba, R, Parodi, A, Evangelopoulos, M, Acciardo, S, Corbo, C, de Rosa, E, Yazdi, IK, Scaria, S, Molinaro, R, Furman, NET, You, J, Ferrari, M, Salvatore, F & Tasciotti, E 2016, Scientific reports, vol 6, pp. 34422. DOI:

Optimizing cell seeding and retention in a three-dimensional bioengineered cardiac ventricle: The two-stage cellularization model
Patel, NM, Yazdi, IK, Tasciotti, E & Birla, RK 2016, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, vol 113, no. 10, pp. 2275-2285. DOI:

Optimizing cell seeding and retention in a three-dimensional bioengineered cardiac ventricle: The two-stage cellularization model
Patel, NM, Yazdi, IK, Tasciotti, E & Birla, RK 2016, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, vol 113, no. 10, pp. 2275-2285. DOI:

Optimizing cell seeding and retention in a three-dimensional bioengineered cardiac ventricle: The two-stage cellularization model
Patel, NM, Yazdi, IK, Tasciotti, E & Birla, RK 2016, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, vol 113, no. 10, pp. 2275-2285. DOI:

Nanocomposites: Nanocomposite Hydrogels as Platform for Cells Growth, Proliferation, and Chemotaxis (Small 35/2016)
Fiorini, F, Prasetyanto, EA, Taraballi, F, Pandolfi, L, Monroy, F, López-Montero, I, Tasciotti, E & De Cola, L 2016, Small, vol 12, no. 35, pp. 4910. DOI:

Vascular Inflammation: A Novel Access Route for Nanomedicine
Molinaro, R, Boada, C, Del Rosal, GM, Hartman, KA, Corbo, C, Andrews, ED, Toledano-Furman, NE, Cooke, JP & Tasciotti, E 2016, Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol 12, no. 3, pp. 169-174. DOI:

Local Inhibition of Macrophage and Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation to Suppress Plaque Progression
Sukhovershin, RA, Toledano Furman, NE, Tasciotti, E & Trachtenberg, BH 2016, Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol 12, no. 3, pp. 141-145. DOI:

Mesenchymal stem cells from cortical bone demonstrate increased clonal incidence, potency, and developmental capacity compared to their bone marrow-derived counterparts
Blashki, D, Murphy, MB, Ferrari, M, Simmons, PJ & Tasciotti, E 2016, Journal of Tissue Engineering, vol 7, pp. 2041731416661196. DOI:

Increased use of surgical energy promotes methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in rabbits following open ventral hernia mesh repair
Fernandez-Moure, JS, van Eps, JL, Peress, L, Cantu, C, Olsen, RJ, Jenkins, L, Cabrera, FJ, Tasciotti, E, Weiner, BK & Dunkin, BJ 2016, Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, pp. 1-9. DOI:

Effects of the protein corona on liposome-liposome and liposome-cell interactions
Corbo, C, Molinaro, R, Taraballi, F, Toledano Furman, NE, Sherman, MB, Parodi, A, Salvatore, F & Tasciotti, E 2016, International Journal of Nanomedicine, vol 11, pp. 3049-3063. DOI:

The Emerging Role of Nanotechnology in Cell and Organ Transplantation
Tasciotti, E, Cabrera, FJ, Evangelopoulos, M, Martinez, JO, Thekkedath, UR, Kloc Stepkowska, M, Ghobrial, RM, Li, XC, Grattoni, A & Ferrari, M 2016, Transplantation. DOI:

Biomimetic proteolipid vesicles for targeting inflamed tissues
Molinaro, R, Corbo, C, Martinez, JO, Taraballi, F, Evangelopoulos, M, Minardi, S, Yazdi, IK, Zhao, P, de Rosa, E, Sherman, MB, de Vita, A, Toledano Furman, NE, Wang, X, Parodi, A & Tasciotti, E 2016, Nature Materials. DOI:

In Situ Reductive Synthesis of Structural Supported Gold Nanorods in Porous Silicon Particles for Multifunctional Nanovectors
Zhu, G, Liu, JT, Wang, Y, Zhang, D, Guo, Y, Tasciotti, E, Hu, Z & Liu, X 2016, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol 8, no. 18, pp. 11881-11891. DOI:

One-pot synthesis of pH-responsive hybrid nanogel particles for the intracellular delivery of small interfering RNA
Khaled, SZ, Cevenini, A, Yazdi, IK, Parodi, A, Evangelopoulos, M, Corbo, C, Scaria, S, Hu, Y, Haddix, SG, Corradetti, B, Salvatore, F & Tasciotti, E 2016, Biomaterials, vol 87, pp. 57-68. DOI:

Optimizing cell seeding and retention in a three-dimensional bioengineered cardiac ventricle: The two-stage cellularization model
Patel, NM, Yazdi, IK, Tasciotti, E & Birla, RK 2016, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, vol 113, no. 10, pp. 2275-2285. DOI:

Porcine acellular lung matrix for wound healing and abdominal wall reconstruction: A pilot study
Fernandez-Moure, JS, Van Eps, JL, Rhudy, JR, Cabrera, FJ, Acharya, GS, Tasciotti, E, Sakamoto, J & Nichols, JE 2016, Journal of Tissue Engineering, vol 7, pp. 2041731415626018. DOI:

Biomimetic collagenous scaffold to tune inflammation by targeting macrophages
Taraballi, F, Corradetti, B, Minardi, S, Powel, S, Cabrera, F, Van Eps, JL, Weiner, BK & Tasciotti, E 2016, Journal of Tissue Engineering, vol 7, pp. 2041731415624667. DOI:

Composite microsphere-functionalized scaffold for the controlled release of small molecules in tissue engineering
Pandolfi, L, Minardi, S, Taraballi, F, Liu, X, Ferrari, M & Tasciotti, E 2016, Journal of Tissue Engineering, vol 7, pp. 2041731415624668. DOI:

IL-4 Release from a Biomimetic Scaffold for the Temporally Controlled Modulation of Macrophage Response
Minardi, S, Corradetti, B, Taraballi, F, Byun, JH, Cabrera, F, Liu, X, Ferrari, M, Weiner, BK & Tasciotti, E 2016, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, pp. 1-12. DOI: