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Biofunctionalised Electroconducting Microfibres for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury

Deliverables

Generation of new affibodies binding bFGF or N-Cadherin

Generation of new affibodies binding bFGF or N-Cadherin

Electrical parameters safe and effective to trigger nerve action potentials using MFs implanted in the rat spinal cord.

Electrical parameters safe and effective to trigger nerve action potentials using MFs implanted in the rat spinal cord.

2P-microscopy analysis of dynamic axonal regeneration on the MFs, visualised through an implanted glass window.

2P-microscopy analysis of dynamic axonal regeneration on the MFs, visualised through an implanted glass window.

Analytical and numerical models for the mechanical behaviour of the implanted MFs.

Analytical and numerical models for the mechanical behaviour of the implanted MFs.

Publications

YAP regulates cell mechanics by controlling focal adhesion assembly

Author(s): Giorgia Nardone, Jorge Oliver-De La Cruz, Jan Vrbsky, Cecilia Martini, Jan Pribyl, Petr Skládal, Martin Pešl, Guido Caluori, Stefania Pagliari, Fabiana Martino, Zuzana Maceckova, Marian Hajduch, Andres Sanz-Garcia, Nicola Maria Pugno, Gorazd Bernard Stokin, Giancarlo Forte
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 8, 2017, Page(s) 15321, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15321

Serpentine locomotion through elastic energy release

Author(s): F. Dal Corso, D. Misseroni, N. M. Pugno, A. B. Movchan, N. V. Movchan, D. Bigoni
Published in: Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Issue 14/130, 2017, Page(s) 20170055, ISSN 1742-5689
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0055

A hybrid deterministic-probabilistic approach to model the mechanical response of helically arranged hierarchical strands

Author(s): M. Fraldi, G. Perrella, M. Ciervo, F. Bosia, N.M. Pugno
Published in: Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Issue 106, 2017, Page(s) 338-352, ISSN 0022-5096
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2017.05.013

Hierarchical Spring-Block Model for Multiscale Friction Problems

Author(s): Gianluca Costagliola, Federico Bosia, Nicola M. Pugno
Published in: ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, Issue 3/11, 2017, Page(s) 2845-2852, ISSN 2373-9878
DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00709

Tuning friction with composite hierarchical surfaces

Author(s): Gianluca Costagliola, Federico Bosia, Nicola M. Pugno
Published in: Tribology International, Issue 115, 2017, Page(s) 261-267, ISSN 0301-679X
DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2017.05.012

A 2-D model for friction of complex anisotropic surfaces

Author(s): Gianluca Costagliola, Federico Bosia, Nicola M. Pugno
Published in: Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Issue 112, 2018, Page(s) 50-65, ISSN 0022-5096
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2017.11.015

Nanomechanics of individual aerographite tetrapods

Author(s): Raimonds Meija, Stefano Signetti, Arnim Schuchardt, Kerstin Meurisch, Daria Smazna, Matthias Mecklenburg, Karl Schulte, Donats Erts, Oleg Lupan, Bodo Fiedler, Yogendra Kumar Mishra, Rainer Adelung, Nicola M. Pugno
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 8, 2017, Page(s) 14982, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14982

Current technical approaches to brain energy metabolism

Author(s): L. Felipe Barros, Juan P. Bolaños, Gilles Bonvento, Anne-Karine Bouzier-Sore, Angus Brown, Johannes Hirrlinger, Sergey Kasparov, Frank Kirchhoff, Anne N. Murphy, Luc Pellerin, Michael B. Robinson, Bruno Weber
Published in: Glia, 2017, ISSN 0894-1491
DOI: 10.1002/glia.23248

Microfluidization of Graphite and Formulation of Graphene-Based Conductive Inks

Author(s): Panagiotis G. Karagiannidis, Stephen A. Hodge, Lucia Lombardi, Flavia Tomarchio, Nicolas Decorde, Silvia Milana, Ilya Goykhman, Yang Su, Steven V. Mesite, Duncan N. Johnstone, Rowan K. Leary, Paul A. Midgley, Nicola M. Pugno, Felice Torrisi, Andrea C. Ferrari
Published in: ACS Nano, Issue 11/3, 2017, Page(s) 2742-2755, ISSN 1936-0851
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b07735

The Role of the Oligodendrocyte Lineage in Acute Brain Trauma

Author(s): Anja Scheller, Xianshu Bai, Frank Kirchhoff
Published in: Neurochemical Research, Issue 42/9, 2017, Page(s) 2479-2489, ISSN 0364-3190
DOI: 10.1007/s11064-017-2343-4

Friction and Adhesion of Different Structural Defects of Graphene

Author(s): Manoj Tripathi, Firas Awaja, Rafael A. Bizao, Stefano Signetti, Erica Iacob, Guido Paolicelli, Sergio Valeri, Alan Dalton, Nicola Maria Pugno
Published in: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Issue 10/51, 2018, Page(s) 44614-44623, ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b10294

Grafting carbon nanotubes onto carbon fibres doubles their effective strength and the toughness of the composite

Author(s): Luca Lavagna, Daniele Massella, Maria F. Pantano, Federico Bosia, Nicola M. Pugno, Matteo Pavese
Published in: Composites Science and Technology, Issue 166, 2018, Page(s) 140-149, ISSN 0266-3538
DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.03.015

Nitrile butadiene rubber composites reinforced with reduced graphene oxide and carbon nanotubes show superior mechanical, electrical and icephobic properties

Author(s): L. Valentini, S. Bittolo Bon, M. Hernández, M.A. Lopez-Manchado, N.M. Pugno
Published in: Composites Science and Technology, Issue 166, 2018, Page(s) 109-114, ISSN 0266-3538
DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.01.050

Bionicomposites

Author(s): Nicola M. Pugno, Luca Valentini
Published in: Nanoscale, Issue 11/7, 2019, Page(s) 3102-3111, ISSN 2040-3364
DOI: 10.1039/c8nr08569b

Laser-Based Texturing of Graphene to Locally Tune Electrical Potential and Surface Chemistry

Author(s): Manoj Tripathi, Alice King, Giuseppe Fratta, Manuela Meloni, Matthew Large, Jonathan P. Salvage, Nicola Maria Pugno, Alan B. Dalton
Published in: ACS Omega, Issue 3/12, 2018, Page(s) 17000-17009, ISSN 2470-1343
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b02815

Folding Large Graphene-on-Polymer Films Yields Laminated Composites with Enhanced Mechanical Performance

Author(s): Bin Wang, Zhancheng Li, Chunhui Wang, Stefano Signetti, Benjamin V. Cunning, Xiaozhong Wu, Yuan Huang, Yi Jiang, Haofei Shi, Seunghwa Ryu, Nicola M. Pugno, Rodney S. Ruoff
Published in: Advanced Materials, Issue 30/35, 2018, Page(s) 1707449, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201707449

The influence of substrate roughness, patterning, curvature, and compliance in peeling problems

Author(s): Lucas Brely, Federico Bosia, Nicola M Pugno
Published in: Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Issue 13/2, 2018, Page(s) 026004, ISSN 1748-3190
DOI: 10.1088/1748-3190/aaa0e5

Silkworm silk fibers vs PEEK reinforced rubber luminescent strain gauge and stretchable composites

Author(s): Luca Valentini, Silvia Bittolo Bon, Lorenzo Mussolin, Nicola M. Pugno
Published in: Composites Science and Technology, Issue 156, 2018, Page(s) 254-261, ISSN 0266-3538
DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2017.12.031

Enhanced spinal cord microstimulation using conducting polymer-coated carbon microfibers

Author(s): Hugo Vara, Jorge E. Collazos-Castro
Published in: Acta Biomaterialia, Issue 90, 2019, Page(s) 71-86, ISSN 1742-7061
DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.03.037

Datasets

Characterization and Simulation Data of Cylindrical, Elliptical, Parabolic, Conical and Root-like Tips with Diameters in Sandy Loam Soil

Author(s): Mishra, Anand Kumar; Tramacere, Francesca; Guarino, Roberto; Pugno, Nicola Maria; Mazzolai, Barbara
Published in: Zenodo

Supplementary material from "Multilayer stag beetle elytra perform better under external loading via non-symmetric bending properties"

Author(s): Lakshminath Kundanati; Signetti, Stefano; Gupta, Himadri S.; Menegon, Michele; Pugno, Nicola M.
Published in: figshare Academic Research System