Research Articles

  1. V.M. Gouveia, L. Rizzello, B. Vidal, C. Nunes, A. Poma, C. Lopez-Vasquez, E. Scarpa, S. Brandner, A. Oliveira, J.E. Fonseca, S. Reis, G. Battaglia. Targeting Macrophages and Synoviocytes Intracellular Milieu to Augment Anti-Inflammatory Drug Potency. Adv. Therap. 2100167 (2022).
  2. M. Cascione,# L. Rizzello,# D. Manno, A. Serra, V. De Matteis. Green Silver Nanoparticles Promote Inflammation Shutdown in Human Leukemic Monocytes. Materials 15, 775 (2022)
  3. G. Pepe, C. Sfogliarini, L. Rizzello, G. Battaglia, C. Pinna, G. Rovati, P. Ciana, E. Brunialti, F. Mornata, A. Maggi, M. Locati, E. Vegeto. ERα-independent NRF2-mediated immunoregulatory activity of tamoxifen. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 144, 112274 (2021).
  4. F. Selmin, U. Musazzi, S. Franzè, E. Scarpa, L. Rizzello, P. Procassi, P. Minghetti. Pre-drawn syringes of Corminarty® for an efficient Covid 19 mass vaccination: demonstration of stability. Pharmaceutics 13(7), 1029 (2021).
  5. V. De Matteis, M. Cascione, L. Rizzello, D.E. Manno, C. Di Guglielmo, R. Rinaldi. Synergistic Effect Induced by Gold Nanoparticles with Polyphenols Shell during Thermal Therapy: Macrophage Inflammatory Response and Cancer Cell Death Assessment. Cancers 13(14), 3610 (2021).
  6. V. De Matteis, L. Rizzello, C. Ingrosso, R. Rinaldi. Purification of olive mill wastewater through noble metal nanoparticle synthesis: waste safe disposal and nanomaterial impact on healthy hepatic cell mitochondria. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 28, 26154 (2021).
  7. X. Tian, D.M. Leite, E. Scarpa, S. Nyberg, G. Fullstone, J. Forth, D. Matias, A. Apriceno, A. Poma, A. Duro-Castano, M. Vuyyuru, L. Harker-Kirschneck, A. Šarić, Z. Zhang, P. Xiang, B. Fang, Y. Tian, L. Luo, L. Rizzello, G. Battaglia. On the shuttling across the blood-brain barrier via tubule formation: Mechanism and cargo avidity bias. Science Advances 6, eabc4397 (2020).
  8. F. Fenaroli, J. D. Robertson, E. Scarpa, V. M. Gouveia, C. Di Guglielmo, C. De Pace, P. M. Elks, A. Poma, D. Evangelopoulos, J. Ortiz Canseco, T. K. Prajsnar, H. M. Marriott, D. H. Dockrell, S. J. Foster, T. D. McHugh, S. A. Renshaw, J. Samitier Martí, G. Battaglia, and L. Rizzello*. Polymersomes Eradicating Intracellular Bacteria. ACS Nano 14, 8287–8298 (2020).
  9. E. Scarpa, C. De Pace, A.S. Joseph, S. Campos de Souza, A. Poma, E. Liatsi-Douvitsa, C. Contini, V. De Matteis, J Samitier Martí, G. Battaglia, and L. Rizzello. Tuning cell behavior with nanoparticle shape. PloS One 15, e0240197 (2020).
  10. A. Kocere, J. Resseguier, J. Wohlmann, F.M.Skjeldal, S. Khan, M. Speth, N.K. Dal, M. Yoke, W. Ng, N. Alonso-Rodriguez, E. Scarpa, L. Rizzello, G. Battaglia, G. Griffiths, F. Fenaroli. Real-time imaging of polymersome nanoparticles in zebrafish embryos engrafted with melanoma cancer cells: Localization, toxicity and treatment analysis. EBioMedicine 58, 102902 (2020).
  11. L. Ruiz-Pérez,# L. Rizzello,# J. Wang, N. Li, G. Battaglia, and Y. Pei. Polypyrrole and polyaniline nanocomposites with high photothermal conversion efficiency. Soft Matter 16, 4569-4573 (2020).
  12. V. De Matteis, L. Rizzello, M. Cascione, E. Liatsi-Douvitsa, A. Apriceno, and R. Rinaldi. Green Plasmonic Nanoparticles and Bio-Inspired Stimuli-Responsive Vesicles in Cancer Therapy Application. Nanomaterials 10, 1083 (2020).
  13. J.L. Donnelly, D. Offenbartl-Stiegert, J.M. Marín-Beloqui, L. Rizzello, G. Battaglia, T.M. Clarke, S. Howorka, and J. D. Wilden. Exploring the Relationship between BODIPY Structure and Spectroscopic Properties to Design Fluorophores for Bioimaging. Chemistry - A European Journal 26, 863-872 (2020).
  14. V.M. Gouveia, L. Rizzello, C. Nunes, A. Poma, A.O. Salette Reis, G. Battaglia. Macrophage targeting pH responsive polymersomes for glucocorticoid therapy. Pharmaceutics 11, 614-630 (2019)
  15. V. De Matteis, L. Rizzello, C. Ingrosso, E. Liatsi-Douvitsa, M.L. De Giorgi, G. De Matteis, R. Rinaldi. Cultivar-dependant anticancer and antibacterial properties of silver nanoparticles synthesized using leaves of different Olea Europaea trees. Nanomaterials 9, 1544-1568 (2019)
  16. V. De Matteis, M. Cascione, C.C. Toma, P. Pellegrino, L. Rizzello and R. Rinaldi. Tailoring Cell Morphomechanical Perturbations Through Metal Oxide Nanoparticles. Nanoscale Research Letters 14, 109 (2019)
  17. C.K. Williams, Y. Zhu, A. Poma, L. Rizzello, V. Gouveia, L. Ruiz-Perez, and G. Battaglia. Metabolic-active fully hydrolysable polymersomes. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 131, 4629-4634 (2019)
  18. E. Bloise, M.P. Di Bello, G. Mele, and L. Rizzello*. A green Method for the production of an efficient bioimaging nanotool. Nanoscale Advances 1, 1193-1199 (2019).
  19. C. Contini, R. Pearson, L. Wang, L. Messager, J. Gaitzsch, L. Rizzello, L. Ruiz-Perez, and G. Battaglia. Bottom-Up Evolution of Vesicles from Disks to High-Genus Polymersomes. iScience 7, 132-144 (2018)
  20. V. De Matteis; L. Rizzello; M. P. Di Bello; R. Rinaldi. One-step synthesis, toxicity assessment and degradation in tumoral pH environment of SiO2@Ag core/shell nanoparticles. Journal of Nanoparticles Research 19, 196 (2017)
  21. L. Chierico,# L. Rizzello,#* L. Guan, A.S. Joseph, A.L. Lewis, and G. Battaglia*. The role of the two splice variants and extranuclear pathway on Ki-67 regulation in non-cancer and cancer cells. PlosONE 12(2):e0171815 (2017)
  22. J.D. Robertson,# L. Rizzello,#* C. Claudia, M. Magon, M. Avila-Olias, S.A. Renshaw, and G. Battaglia*. Purification of Nanoparticles by Size and Shape. Scientific Reports 6, 27494 (2016).
  23. I. Romano, F. Ayadi, L. Rizzello, I.S. Bayer, P.P. Pompa, F. Brandi, A. Athanassiou. Controlled antiseptic/eosin release from chitosan-based hydrogel modified fibrous substrates. Carbohydrate Polymers 131, 306-314 (2015)
  24. I. Liakos, L. Rizzello, H. Hajiali, V. Brunetti, R. Carzino, P.P. Pompa, A. Athanassiou, and E. Mele. Fibrous wound dressings encapsulating essential oils as natural antimicrobial agents. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 3, 1583-1589 (2015)
  25. I. Liakos, L. Rizzello, D.J. Scurr, P.P. Pompa, I.S. Bayer, and A. Athanassiou. All-natural composite wound dressing films of essential oils encapsulated in sodium alginate with antimicrobial properties. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 463, 137–145 (2014)
  26. I. Liakos, L. Rizzello, I.S. Bayer, P.P. Pompa, R. Cingolani and A. Athanassiou. Controlled Antiseptic Release by Alginate Polymer Films and Beads. Carbohydrate Polymers 92, 176-183 (2013)
  27. L. Rizzello, A. Galeone, G. Vecchio, V. Brunetti, S. Sabella and P.P. Pompa. Molecular response of Escherichia coli adhering onto nanoscale topography. Nanoscale Research Letters 7, 575 (2012).
  28. G. Vecchio, A. Galeone, V. Brunetti, G. Maiorano, L. Rizzello, S. Sabella, R. Cingolani, and P.P. Pompa. Mutagenic effects of gold nanoparticles induce aberrant phenotypes in Drosophila melanogaster. Nanomedicine NBM, 8, 1–7 (2012).
  29. G. Maiorano, L. Rizzello, M.A. Malvindi, S. Shiv Shankar, L. Martiradonna, A. Falqui, R. Cingolani, and P.P. Pompa. Monodispersed and size-controlled multibranched gold nanoparticles with nanoscale tuning of surface morphology. Nanoscale, 3, 2227-2232 (2011)
  30. L. Rizzello, B. Sorce, S. Sabella, G. Vecchio, A. Galeone, V. Brunetti, R. Cingolani, and P.P. Pompa. Impact of nanoscale topography on genomics and proteomics of adherent bacteria. ACS Nano, 5, 1865–1876 (2011)
  31. V. Brunetti, G. Maiorano, L. Rizzello, B. Sorce, S. Sabella, R. Cingolani and P.P. Pompa. Neurons sense nanoscale roughness with nanometer sensitivity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 107(14), 6264-6269 (2010)
  32. S. Sabella, S. Shiv Shankar, G. Vecchio, V. Brunetti, L. Rizzello, A. Qualtieri, L. Martiradonna, R. Cingolani, and P.P. Pompa. Room-temperature metal stamping by microfluidics. Materials Letters, 64, 41-44 (2010).
  33. L.Rizzello, S. Shiv Shankar, D. Fragouli, A. Athanassiou, R. Cingolani and P.P. Pompa. Microscale patterning of hydrophobic/hydrophilic surfaces by spatially controlled Galvanic Displacement Reactions. Langmuir, 25 (11), 6019–6023 (2009).
  34. S.S. Shankar, L. Rizzello, R. Cingolani, R. Rinaldi, and P.P. Pompa. Micro/nanoscale patterning of nanostructured metal substrates for plasmonic applications. ACSNano, 3 (4), 893-900 (2009).