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Bioprinting Vasculature: Materials, Cells and Emergent Techniques

Author(s): Clarissa Tomasina, Tristan Bodet, Carlos Mota, Lorenzo Moroni, Sandra Camarero-Espinosa
Published in: Materials, 12/17, 2019, Page(s) 2701, ISSN 1996-1944
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/ma12172701

3D Perfusable Hydrogel Recapitulating the Cancer Dynamic Environment to in Vitro Investigate Metastatic Colonization

Author(s): Chiara Vitale, Arianna Fedi, Alessandra Marrella, Gabriele Varani, Marco Fato, Silvia Scaglione
Published in: Polymers, 12/11, 2020, Page(s) 2467, ISSN 2073-4360
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/polym12112467

Therapeutic vascularization in regenerative medicine

Author(s): Roberto Gianni‐Barrera, Nunzia Di Maggio, Ludovic Melly, Maximilian G. Burger, Edin Mujagic, Lorenz Gürke, Dirk J. Schaefer, Andrea Banfi
Published in: STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, 9/4, 2020, Page(s) 433-444, ISSN 2157-6564
Publisher: AlphaMed Press
DOI: 10.1002/sctm.19-0319

Circulating Tumor Cell-Neutrophil Tango along the Metastatic Process

Author(s): Massimo Saini, Barbara M. Szczerba, Nicola Aceto
Published in: Cancer Research, 79/24, 2019, Page(s) 6067-6073, ISSN 0008-5472
Publisher: American Association for Cancer Research
DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.can-19-1972

3D fluid-dynamic ovarian cancer model resembling systemic drug administration for efficacy assay

Author(s): Alessandra Marrella
Published in: ALTEX, 2020, ISSN 1868-596X
Publisher: Springer Spektrum | Springer-Verlag GmbH
DOI: 10.14573/altex.2003131

Cancer Diagnosis Using a Liquid Biopsy: Challenges and Expectations

Author(s): Francesc Castro-Giner, Sofia Gkountela, Cinzia Donato, Ilaria Alborelli, Luca Quagliata, Charlotte Ng, Salvatore Piscuoglio, Nicola Aceto
Published in: Diagnostics, 8/2, 2018, Page(s) 31, ISSN 2075-4418
DOI: 10.3390/diagnostics8020031

To Be Taken in Count: Prostatic Tumor Cells Break Free upon Needle Biopsy

Author(s): Massimo Saini, Nicola Aceto
Published in: Clinical Chemistry, 66/1, 2019, Page(s) 6-8, ISSN 0009-9147
Publisher: American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Inc.
DOI: 10.1373/clinchem.2019.311696

Tracking cancer progression: from circulating tumor cells to metastasis

Author(s): Francesc Castro-Giner, Nicola Aceto
Published in: Genome Medicine, 12/1, 2020, ISSN 1756-994X
Publisher: BioMed Central
DOI: 10.1186/s13073-020-00728-3

Quantification of Protein Secretion from Circulating Tumor Cells in Microfluidic Chambers

Author(s): Lucas Armbrecht, Ophélie Rutschmann, Barbara Maria Szczerba, Jonas Nikoloff, Nicola Aceto, Petra S. Dittrich
Published in: Advanced Science, 7/11, 2020, Page(s) 1903237, ISSN 2198-3844
Publisher: Wiley-VCH GmbH
DOI: 10.1002/advs.201903237

High blood flow shear stress values are associated with circulating tumor cells cluster disaggregation in a multi-channel microfluidic device

Author(s): Alessandra Marrella, Arianna Fedi, Gabriele Varani, Ivan Vaccari, Marco Fato, Giuseppe Firpo, Patrizia Guida, Nicola Aceto, Silvia Scaglione
Published in: PLOS ONE, 16/1, 2021, Page(s) e0245536, ISSN 1932-6203
Publisher: Public Library of Science
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245536

Hypoxia Triggers the Intravasation of Clustered Circulating Tumor Cells

Author(s): Cinzia Donato, Leo Kunz, Francesc Castro-Giner, Aino Paasinen-Sohns, Karin Strittmatter, Barbara Maria Szczerba, Ramona Scherrer, Nunzia Di Maggio, Wolf Heusermann, Oliver Biehlmaier, Christian Beisel, Marcus Vetter, Christoph Rochlitz, Walter Paul Weber, Andrea Banfi, Timm Schroeder, Nicola Aceto
Published in: Cell Reports, 32/10, 2020, Page(s) 108105, ISSN 2211-1247
Publisher: Cell Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108105

Bring along your friends: Homotypic and heterotypic circulating tumor cell clustering to accelerate metastasis

Author(s): Nicola Aceto
Published in: Biomedical Journal, 43/1, 2020, Page(s) 18-23, ISSN 2319-4170
Publisher: Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd
DOI: 10.1016/

Circulating tumor cells: Ready for translation?

Author(s): Zoi Diamantopoulou, Francesc Castro-Giner, Nicola Aceto
Published in: Journal of Experimental Medicine, 217/8, 2020, ISSN 0022-1007
Publisher: Rockefeller University Press
DOI: 10.1084/jem.20200356