Antonella Motta

Via Sommarive, 9 - 38123 Povo
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antonella.motta[at]unitn [dot] it
Area CUN: Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione (09)
Settore scientifico disciplinare: BIOINGEGNERIA INDUSTRIALE (ING-IND/34)

Formazione
  • Graduated in Natural Science, obtained at University of Padova (Italy), 110 /110 and laude) in 1988;
  • Ph.D. in Biomaterials obtained at University of Trento, Engineering School, 1997-2000;
  • Master in Biomaterials obtained by “Interuniversity Center of Bioengineering Materials Research” (C.I.R.M.I.B.), in 1998;

 

  • Visiting Scientist c/o Tufts University, Bioengineering Centre, Boston, USA, February-June 2000, November-December 2004, October-November 2006;
  • Visiting Scientist c/o University of Brighton, School of Pharmacy, UK, 2000 e 2001;
  • Visiting Scientist c/o University of Connecticut, Institute of Materials Science, USA, Nov-Dec. 2001;
  • Visiting Scientist c/o GeorgiaTech, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, (IBB); Atlanta, Usa, October-November 2007;
  • Visiting Scientist c/o University of Colorado, Mechanical Engineering Institute; Boulder, Usa, January-February 2009;
  • Visiting scientist c/o Burapha University, Marine Science Institute,  Bangsaen, Thailand,  September 2010
  • Visiting Professor at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA, December 2011-February 2012;
  • Visiting professor at University of Texas at Arlington, 25/01/2013 to 25/02/2013;
  • Visiting professor at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2014-January 2015;
  • Visiting Professor at VCU, Richmond, VA, USA January 2016
  • Visiting Professor and teaching activity at University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA, February 2016;
  • Visiting Professor at Engineering School, University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA, February 2016;
  • Responsible of biological evaluations procedures of biomaterials by Department of Industrial Engineering, and BIOtech Centre;
  • Scientific responsible of “Interuniversity Center of Bioengineering Materials Research” (C.I.R.M.I.B.) from 1999 to 2005;
  • Responsible of Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory 2006-2014
  • Italian member of VAMAS Committee: “The Versailles Project on Advance Standards”.
Carriera accademica ed attività didattica
  • Teacher (Mathematics and Biology),  Middle and High Schools (substitute teacher) 1989-1990;
  • Scholarship at Politecnico of Milano, Istituto Natta, project: “Super adsorbent polymers: synthesis and characterization”; January- June 1991;
  • Researcher (1991-99) at Experimental Silk Station, Milano, Italy;
  • Adjunct Professor from 2000 to 09/2014 at Department of Materials Engineering and Industrial Tecgnologies, University of Trento, Italy;
  • Associate Professor from 10/2014-   at Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, Italy

Teaching Activities:

  • “Biocompatibility and introduction to biology”: Biomedical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, sede distaccata presso San Raffaele, Segrate Mi, Italy) from 1994-1997.
  • Lectures on “Materials/Biology interactions” in “Biomaterials I”, Biomedical Engineering, and Materials Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 1998-2000.
  • “Principles of Biocompatibility” (Physic School, University of Trento, Italy) 2001-2008
  • “Biophysics”, Fisica e Tecnologie Biomediche, Facoltà di Scienze MMFFNN, Trento, 2005/06.
  • “Dental Materials” (Medical School, University of Verona, Italy) 2000-2007
  • “Principles of Bioengineering" (Materials Engineering, Master level, University of Trento, Italy) since 2005
  • Biodesign applied to Tissue Engineering, International Doctorate School in Materials Engineering, University of Trento, Trento, Italy) since 2005
  • "Electron microscopy techniques”. Doctorate International School in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Trento, since 2009/10.
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (Cellular and Molecular Biotechnologies, Master level, C.I.B.I.O., University of Trento, Italy) since 2012
  • “Biomaterials and Biomedical Technologies” (Materials Engineering, Master level, University of Trento, Italy) 2012-2015, 10 hours lectures.

Tutoring Activity:

  • Tutor of several thesis research works for: PhD students in Materials, Mechatronics and System Engineering; PhD students involved in the Engineering and Material Science double PhD in collaboration with Colorado University at Boulder, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Boulder, CO, USA; master students in Materials Engineering (University of Trento and Politecnico di Milano), Cellular and Molecular Biotechnologies, bachelor student in Science and Biomolecular Technologies, master students, Industrial Engineering master students.
  • Tutor of students and staff involved in the Erasmus Mundus Projects: Bridging the gap, One more step, Swap and Transfer.
  • Tutor of high school students (Orienta Project, University of Trento)
  • Invited member in several International Doctorate Committee for final thesis defense:  University of Pisa (Italy), University of Minho, Braga (PT), CSIC, Madrid  (SP), L. Boltzmann Institute, Vienna (A), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
Interessi di ricerca
  • Nanostructured Materials for biomedical applications;
  • Interaction implants materials, proteins and cells;
  • Principles and applications of tissue engineering;
  • Bioactive materials;
  • Immobilization of proteins and cells, adhesion mechanisms;
  • Anti-thrombogenic materials;
  • Chimico-physical and biological characterization of materials for biomedical applications;
  • Quality evaluation of implantable materials;
  • Evaluation of biological impact on biomaterials;
  • Surface modifications relative to different biomedical applications;
  • New patches design for myocardium regeneration;
  • New methods for ECM and collagen imaging;
  • Natural-derived polymers: isolation and processing;
  • Protocols and methods for in vitro evaluation of cell stress after encapsulation in hydrogels (organ printing);
  • Matrices and systems for brain tissue regeneration;
  • Hybrid systems design for bone and cartilage regeneration;
  • Silks data base in collaboration with several international institutions;
  • Silk-Sericins based matrices for wound healing;
  • Biopolymers isolated from sea organisms for biomedical applications.
Attività di ricerca

Research Topics:

  • Nanostructured Materials for biomedical applications;
  • Interaction implants materials, proteins and cells;
  • Principles and applications of tissue engineering;
  • Bioactive materials;
  • Immobilization of proteins and cells, adhesion mechanisms;
  • Anti-thrombogenic materials;
  • Chimico-physical and biological characterization of materials for biomedical applications;
  • Quality evaluation of implantable materials;
  • Evaluation of biological impact on biomaterials;
  • Surface modifications relative to different biomedical applications;
  • Research topics:
  • New patches design for myocardium regeneration;
  • New methods for ECM and collagen imaging;
  • Natural-derived polymers: isolation and processing;
  • Protocols and methods for in vitro evaluation of cell stress after encapsulation in hydrogels (organ printing);
  • Matrices and systems for brain tissue regeneration;
  • Hybrid systems design for bone and cartilage regeneration;
  • Silks data base in collaboration with several international institutions;
  • Silk-Sericins based matrices for wound healing;
  • Biopolymers isolated from sea organisms for biomedical applications.

National and InternationalCollaborations:

  • Scientific collaborations with National and International Institute:  University of Connecticut Institute of Materials Science (USA); Tufts University, Bioengineering Center, Boston (MA), USA; University of Brighton, School of Pharmacy (UK); Georgia Institute of Technology, Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Atlanta (USA); CSIC, Madrid (S); The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel); University of Mainz (D); Chulalongkorn University, Chemical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand; University of Minho, Braga, Portugal; Burapha University, Bangsaen, Thailand; Institute for Biomechanics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich (CH); Department of Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara (T); Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine, Keele University (UK); Università di Napoli Federico II (Italy); Università di Siena (Italy); Istituto Sperimentale Zooprofilattico di Palermo (I); Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, laboratorio di Ingegneria dei Tessuti, Bologna (I); Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA,USA, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA; University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA.
  • Responsible of Industrial Research (Fresenius Hemocare);
  • Collaboration in developing Industrial Research Project (Sorin Biomedica, Tecnobiomedica, Eurocoating, Orthofix).
  • Local scientific responsible of the COST European project “Improvement of Medical Devices in Clinical Practice from the Failure of the Explanted Prostheses Analysis”

Research Projects:

  • Unit Researcher: Project PRIN 1999: Polymeric structures of fibroin and synthetic polymers for engineering applications. 24 months.
  • Local principal Investigator: COST European project "Improvement of Medical Devices in Clinical Practice from the Failure of the Explanted Prostheses Analysis". 24 months.
  • Unit Researcher: Project PRIN 2001: Structured biomaterials for Tidssue Engineering applications. 24 months.
  • Unit Researcher: Project PRIN 2003: Injectable Bioactive hydrogels  for orthopedic applications 24 months.
  • Responsible of the in vivo Evaluations: PAT 2006: Nanosmart, Smart nanoparticles for imaging, detection and therapy of cancers. 48 months.
  • Unit Researcher: European Network of Excellence - Expertissues 60 months. 2007-11.
  • Responsible of Research Unit: Ricerca Finalizzata IZI-2007-634467: Adult mesenchymal stem cells:differentiative lineages and applications in autologus and allogenic implantation and tissue remodeling. 24 months.
  • Unit Researcher: Project PRIN 2007: Protein immobilization in nano cavity obtained by breath figures approach. 24 months.
  • Responsible of INSTM Unit: Project CARITRO 2007-08: BIONECT - Novel Electrochemical Organic Transistors for Biosensing. 24 months.
  • Unit Researcher: Project PRIN 2009: Template obtained by breath figures technique. 24 months.
  • Scientific responsible: Project CARITRO 2012: Multicomponent resorbable scaffold with selective releasing of biomolecules for vascular tissue engineering. 24 months.
  • Unit Scientific Responsible: Project:  “NOVEL APPROACH FOR BONE REGENERATION AND REPAIR USING SULFUR DONOR BASED THERAPY”; Project code: PE-2011-02348395. Ministero della Salute, Italy. Started December 2014.
Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici
  • Member of Istituto Nazionale per la Scienze e Tecnologia dei Materiali  (INSTM), Italy.
  • member of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) since 2009;
  • Member of TERMIS European Council since January 2016.
  • Member of TERMIS Endorsment Committee since 2012.
Premi e riconoscimenti

Gold medal for the best invention in the Medicine-health care section.  “Brussels INNOVA”, 63° edition, World Invention Exposition, recognize “SilkHealR” product designed for wound healing applications as the best invention.

Convegni e conferenze

Invited Plenary Speaker:

 

  1. Motta A., Freddi,G., Natural and synthetic polymers in medicine. Biostability and biocompatibility aspects. Invited speaker: 2nd NISES/COE International Symposium, Tsukuba Center, Ibaraki, (Japan), 29 ottobre 1997.
  2. Motta A., “Silk-based materials for biomedical applications”. Plenary lecture, Encuentro latino Americano de la seda. X Jornadas Nacionales de Sericultura. Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Industrial INTI, 23 October 2009, Buenos Aires (Argentina).
  3. Motta A. Natural-derive polymers for tissue engineering strategies. TERMIS-EU 2014, 10-12 June 2014.

 

Invited keynote speaker:

 

  1. Motta A., Evaluation of the biocompatibility of biomaterials. ICS-UNIDO Workshop: “ Environmentally degradable polymers: Environmental and biomedical aspects”. Antalya (Turchia), 12-19 settembre 1998.
  2. Motta A., Blum J., Migliaresi C., Sofia S.J., Kaplan D.: The effect of the surface characteristics on the serum protein adsorption onto fibroin films. BIOAVILA 2000, 1st Congress Iberico on Biomaterials and Biosensors, XXII meeting of the Sociedad Iberico de Miomecanisca y Biomateriales, Avila (Spagna) 17-20 September 2000.
  3. Motta A., “Nanostructure Depending Cross-talk Between Protein Materials (e.g. fibroin) and The Biological Environment”. ESBP 2007. 4th European Symposium on Biopolymers Molecular Basis, Production and Applications of Biopolymers in Biotechnology, Biomedicine and Nanobiomaterials , 2-4 October 2007, Hotel Korumar, Kuşadası, Turkey.
  4. Motta A., “The impact of natural origin biomaterials in the biocompatibility issue”. 4th Marie Curie Cutting Edge Conference. Biocompatibility evaluation and biological behavior of polymeric materials. 9-13 October 2007, Alvor, Algarve, (P).
  5. A. Motta. Biologically inspired materials and design for tissue engineering applications. 5th European Symposium on Biopolymers  “Design, Production & Applications of Biopolymers in Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine, Drug Delivery, Biotechnology and Nanomedicine”. Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, November 18-20, 2009.
  6. A. Motta, C. Foss, E. Merzari, D. Maniglio, C. Migliaresi.  Silk fibroin-based scaffolds for osteochondral defect regeneration. BIOMED 2009, 15th International Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium. 16-19 August METU, Northern Cyprus Campus, Guzelyurt, TRNC. Invited speaker.
  7. A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Silk fibroin source, molecular structures and processing: how they can affect its biomedical behaviour? TERMIS-AP. Sydney, 15-18 September 2010
  8. A. Motta, C. Migliaresi., M. Riccio, A. Pisciotta, T. Maraldi, G. Bruzzesi, A. De Pol. Silk fibroin porous matrix supported by human amniotic fluid and dental pulp stem cell: In vivo study in critical size defect model. 243rd ACS National Meeting, San Diego, USA, 25-29 March 2012.
  9. A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Exploring natural sources for tissue engineering developments. FBPS 2011, 9-12 May 2011, Funchal, Madeira (P).
  10. A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Natural-derived polymer in medicine: silk fibroin as a model. IUPAC 2012 and World Polymer Congress, Blacksburg, VA, USA, 24-29 June 2012.
  11. A. Motta, D.L. Kaplan, C. Migliaresi. Fibroin: an example of hierarchy and conformation dominate biological behavior. 2012 TERMIS World Congress. Vienna 5-8 September 2012.
  12. A. Motta. TERM STEM 2013, Porto, PT. “Biologically Inspired materials”. 12 October 2013.
  13.  A. Motta, Biocompatibility perspective of silk-derived matrices for tissue regeneration. 25th European Conference on Biomaterials, September 8th – 12th, Madrid 2013.
  14. A. Motta, W. Sun, S.Casarosa, S. Fichs, T. Incitti, A. Quattrone, C. Migliaresi. Silk fibroin-based injectable hydrogels as instructive milieu for tissue regeneration. Aegean Conference: 5th International conference on Tissue Engineering, Kos, 20-25 June, 2014.

 

Invited speakers: seminars and courses

 

  1. Motta A.,“Study on functional characteristics of silk protein-based materials and their applications as matrices for tissue engineering”. Institute of Bio medical Engineering and Materials (INEB), 16 October 2005, Porto (P).
  2. Motta A.,“La microscopia elettronica per la valutazione della qualità dei dispositivi e della loro biocompatibilità”. VII Scuola P. Giordano Orsini; Giornate di studio sulla caratterizzazione microstrutturale dei materiali per l'ingegneria. 13-16 Giugno 2006, Trento (I).
  3. Motta A., “Adsorbed protein detection” e “ SEM-ESEM: Biocompatibility and Material evaluation”. EXPERTISSUES Course “Bulk, surface and biological characterization of biomedical materials”. 10-12 April 2007. Trento (Italy).
  4. Motta A. “Interazione tra cellule e tessuti con biomateriali”. Scuola Nazionale di Biofisica, Bressanone, Italy, September 2003;
  5. Motta A., “Biomateriali applicati alla medicina riparativa”Workshop: Corso Cellule staminali e progenitori in applicazioni cliniche di ingegneria tessutale. Organizzato da Università’ di Milano, istituto Sperimentale Zooprofilattico di Brescia, Associazione Italiana Colture cellulari-Onlus, con concessione di crediti Ministero della Salute nell'ambito del programma "Educazione Permanente in Medicina" (ECM) per i laureati in Medicina e Chirurgia, Medicina Veterinaria e Scienze Biologiche. 3 May 2004, BresciaMotta A., “ESEM: fondamenti e applicazioni’”; XVI Scuola Nazionale Scienza dei Materiali, INSTM: “Tecnologie Convergenti per i Materiali: Problematiche nella Scienza, Energia e Ambiente”, sessione: Scienze della vita. 28 September 2008, Bressanone, (I)
  6. Motta A., “Device hemocompatibility” e Principles of Biocompatibility”. 4 hours. "SHORT MASTER di alta specializzazione sulle materie plastiche" modulo 6: "Materiali per applicazioni biomedicali". 12 November 2008, Mirandola (MO).
  7. Motta A., “Polymeric materials and composites of natural origin”. INVENTS Practical Course on polymers and Drug Delivery. CSIC Instituta de Ciencia y Tecnologia de Polimeros, 22 June 2009, Madrid, (S).
  8. Motta A., “Device hemocompatibility” e principles of Biocompatibility”. 4 hours. "SHORT MASTER di alta specializzazione sulle materie plastiche" modulo 6: "Materiali per applicazioni biomedicali". 6-7 July 2009, Mirandola (MO).
  9. Motta A., “Silk Fibroin Processing and Biological Responses”.  Università La Molina, 26 October 2009, Lima (Peru').
  10. Motta A., “Biomedical applications of protein-based materials”. Hospital General de la Fuerzas Armadas HG1, 29 October 2009, Quito, (Ecuador).
  11. Motta A., “Tissue-materials interactions. Invited Crash Course, 6 hours at Chulalongkorn University, Mechanical Engineering, 30-31 August 2010, Bangkok, Thailand.
  12. Motta A., “Natural derived polymers for biomedical applications”. Burapha University, Marine Science Institute. 21 September 2010, Bangsaen, Thailand.
  13. Motta A., “Elementi di biocompatibilita’” e “Medical device hemocompatibility”. SHORT MASTER di alta specializzazione sulle materie plastiche" modulo 6 "Materiali per applicazioni biomedicali" - 4 ore. 7 March 2011, Mirandola (MO).
  14. A. Motta. “Silk fibroin: a natural multifunctional polymer for tissue engineering”. University of Texas at Arlington, Dept. Bioengineering, 2 April 2012, Arlington, Texas, USA.
  15. A. Motta. “Imparare dalla natura per progettare I materiali per la medicina”. Seminario per il Caffè’ Scientifico, Università di Trento. 3 May 2012, Trento (I).
  16. A. Motta. Ciclo di seminari presso Scuole superiori del Trentino Alto-Adige e Veneto (Trento, Bolzano, Bressanone, Vicenza, Schio, Brunico), in ambito programma ORIENTA, Università di Trento, 2012.

 

Conference oral presentation

  1. M.C.Tanzi, S. Mantero, G. Freddi, A. Motta: Chemico-physical characterization polyethyleneterephtalate after long-term implantation of DacronR vascular grafts. Atti del Congresso "Biomaterials and intelligent materials", Ostuni (BR), 21-26 settembre 1992.
  2. Tonin, R. Innocenti, P.D. Pozzo, G. Freddi, A. Motta: SEM investigation of wool airborne dust. Part I: morphology and size classifying measuring technique. Atti del 10° EUREM Granada (Spagna), 7-11 settembre 1992.
  3. G. Freddi, A. Motta, R. Canton, C. Tonin, R. Innocenti, P.D. Pozzo: SEM investigation of airborne dust. Part II. Chimical characterization of individual inorganic particles by SEM-EDS analysis. Atti del 10° EUREM Granada (Spagna), 7-11 settembre 1992.
  4. M.C.Tanzi, S. Mantero, G. Freddi, A. Motta: Chemico-physical characterization polyethyleneterephtalate after long-term implantation of DacronR vascular grafts. Atti del Congresso "Biomaterials and intelligent materials", Ostuni (BR), 21-26 settembre 1992.
  5. Tonin, P.D. Pozzo, A. Motta, F. Ferraris, A. Massola: Airborne dust in wool textile mills. Part I: Sampling methodologies, monitoring, microscopical classification and size distribution analysis of dust from early stages of wool processing. Atti del Conferenza Internazionale IWTO, Istanbul (Turchia), 16-21 maggio 1993.
  6. G. Freddi, A. Motta, R. Canton, R. Innocenti, C. Tonin: Airborne dust in wool textile mills. Part II: Chemistry of individual inorganic particles. Atti del Conferenza Internazionale IWTO, Istanbul (Turchia), 16-21 maggio 1993.
  7. R. Innocenti, M. Zoccola, G. Freddi, A. Motta, G. Catenacci: Airborne dust in wool textile Mills: Part III: Amino acid analysis of organic particles. Atti del Congresso Internazionale IWTO, Nizza (Francia), novembre, 1993.
  8. M.C. Tanzi, M. Moscatelli, A. Motta, P. Pinchiorri, A.M. Gatti, P. Speziale, L. Visai: A study of changes induced by irradiation sterilization on biomedical segmented polyurethanes. Atti del XX Annual Meeting of the Society For Biomaterials, Boston, MA, (USA),  5-9 aprile, 1994.
  9. M.R. Scarfi', O. Zeni, M.B. Lioi, A. Motta, F. La Cara, G. Peluso: Genotoxicity of biopolymers on human lymphocytes in vitro. Atti del 20th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biomaterials, Boston, MA, (USA) 5-9 aprile 1994.
  10. M.C.Tanzi, S. Mantero, A. Motta, A. Cigada: Caratterizzazione di materiali polimerici per applicazioni biomediche. Atti del Conferenza Nazionale AIMAT "Materiali per l'Ingegneria" Trento, 19-21 settembre 1994.
  11. Tanzi M.C., Freddi G., Mantero S., Motta A., Peluso G.: Cytocompatibility of two segmented biomedical Polyurethanes. Atti del XI European Conference on Biomaterials, Pisa, 11-14 settembre 1994.
  12. Motta, S. Mantero, M.C. Tanzi, G. Freddi, G. Peluso: In vitro and in vivo interaction between immunocompetent cells and two biomedical Polyurethanes. Atti del XIII Congresso ICEM, Parigi (Francia), 17-22 luglio 1994.
  13. Freddi G., Wojtwicz M., Canton R., Maifreni T., Motta A.: Analysis of airborne asbestos fibres by scanning electron microscopy: importance of fibre morphology evaluation. XI European Congress on Microscopy; Dublino (Irlanda) 26-30 Agosto 1996.
  14. Tanzi M.C., Garavaglia F., Scalise D., Falini A., Vigano' S., Pellegatta F., Motta A.: Studio di materiali embolizzanti utilizzati in neuroradiologia terapeutica intravascolare. IV Convegno G.I.B. Gruppo Interdivisionale Biomateriali, L'Aquila 9-11 ottobre 1996.
  15. Motta A., Freddi G., Favia P., Annese M., Palumbo F., d'Agostino R., Rosso F.: Trattamenti in plasmi a Radio Frequenza per la sintesi di composti tessuto-polimero per applicazioni biomedicali. IV Convegno G.I.B. Gruppo Interdivisionale Biomateriali. L'Aquila 9-11 ottobre 1996.
  16. Santin M., Motta A., Cannas M.: Effects of radical polymerization on serum conditioning of bone cement. E.S.B. Congress, Goteborg (Svezia) 9-12 settembre 1997.
  17. Tanzi M.C., Petrini P., Farè S., Visai L., Speziale P., Motta A., Sorcini G.: In vitro interactions of biomedical polyurethanes with macrophages and bacterial cells. The 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials, Providence, Rhode Island, (USA), 22 aprile- 2 maggio 1999.
  18. Santin M., Motta A., Migliaresi M., Lloyd A.W., Denyer S.P.: Domain-driven adsorption of fibrin(ogen) onto silk-fibroin-based biomaterials. 137th Meeting of British Pharmaceutical Conference, Birmingham, (UK), 10-13 settembre 2000.
  19. Migliaresi C., Armato U., Dal Pra I., Kesenci K., Motta A., Silkworm fibroin based materials for biomedical use. Poly Millennial 2000, Hilton Villages, Waikoloa, Hawaii (USA) 9-13 December 2000.
  20. Motta A., Migliaresi C., Santin M., Armato U., Dal Pra I., Interactions of fibroin membranes with proteins and cells. 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers, Williamsburg, Virginia (USA), 16-19 May 2001.
  21. Kesenci K., Motta A., Fambri L., Migliaresi C., Silk (Bombyx mori) fibroin hydrogels: Preparation and characterization. 4th International Symposium on Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers, Williamsburg, Virginia (USA), 16-19 May 2001.
  22. Motta A., Fambri L., Migliaresi C., Regenerated silk fibroin membranes: Thermal properties. III Convegno Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali, Trento 18-20 giugno 2001.
  23. Motta A., Migliaresi C., Lloyd A.W., Denyer S.P., Santin M., Patterns of interactions between fibrin(ogen) and conformationally different silk fibroin materials. 25th Anniversary Meeting of European Society for Biomaterials, London (UK) 12th-14th September 2001.
  24. Motta A. et al.: Tissue engineering biomedical applications: an integrated laboratori approach. IV Convegno Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali, Ischia Porto (NA), 29 giugno-2 luglio 2003.
  25. Motta A., Barbato B., Collini L., Gavazza C., Maniglio D., L. Moschini, Valentinotti M., Migliaresi C.: In vitro evaluation of protein-based material: Primari protein structure and cells bioactivity interactions. IV Convegno Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali, Ischia Porto (NA), 29 giugno-2 luglio 2003.
  26. Motta A., Maniglio D., Servoli E., Penati A., Migliaresi C.: Comparative Evaluation of fibronectin adhesion on different cast polymer films. VII Congresso AIMAT, Ancona 29 giugno- 2 luglio 2004.
  27. Motta A., Maniglio D., Penati A., Migliaresi C., Servoli E.: Interaction of hematic proteins with natural and synthetic polymers surfaces: a comparative study. 43 rd Microsymposium. Polymer Biomaterials: Biomimetic and Bioanalogous Systems. Praga 11-15 luglio 2004.
  28. F. Tessarolo, I. Caola, M. Fedel, P. Ferrari, A. Motta, P. Caciagli G.M. Guarrera, G. Nollo: “Effectiveness of pre-sterilization conditioning protocols for re-usable intravascular catheters. Surface and microbiology analysis”. ISAB2, International Symposium on Advanced Biomaterials and Biomechanics Montreal, Canada. April 3-6, 2005.
  29. A. Motta, I.Y. Tsai, H.J. Kim, C. Migliaresi, D.L. Kaplan. Serum protein adsorption by protein biomaterial films: a comparative study. Euromat, Prague 8-11 September 2005.
  30. M. Preghenella, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, G. Mariotto, A comparison of thermal and spectroscopic techniques for structural characterization of Bombyx mori regenerated silk fibroin. Euromat, Prague 8-11 September 2005.
  31. M. Fedel, A. Motta, D. Maniglio, G. Nollo and C. Migliaresi: “An In-Vitro Study Of Proteins And Platelets Interactions With Carbon Coated Materials For Heart Valve Implants.” 2nd International Symposium “Interface Biology Of Implants”. Rostock - Warnemünde, Germany. May 17-19, 2006.
  32. S. Fuchs, B. Bondar, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, CJ Kirkpatrick. Focal contact formation and integrin-b1 expression of endothelial cells on nanometric silk fibroin nets. FBPS 2007, 7th International Symposium on frontiers in Biomedical Polymers. 24-27 June 2007, Ghent, Belgium
  33. A. Motta, D. Maniglio, C. Migliaresi*, H.-J. Kim, X. Wang, X. Hu, David L. Kaplan. Silk Fibroin Processing and Thrombogenic Responses. TERMIS –EU 2008 Porto Meeting. 22-26 June 2008, Porto (P).
  34. A. Motta, Y. Wang, E. Bella, C.S.D. Lee, C. Migliaresi, Z. Schwartz, and B.D. Boyan.Silk Fibroin-based 3-D Porous Scaffolds for Cartilage Tissue Engineering. TERMIS –EU 2008 Porto Meeting. 22-26 June 2008, Porto (P).
  35. C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. Silk Fibroin-based strategies for bone and cartilage repair. TERMIS –EU 2008 Porto Meeting. 22-26 June 2008, Porto (P). pg 775.
  36. A. Motta. Silk fibroin scaffolds for ostechondral regeneration. RMSC, Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells, 2-4 December 2008, Foshan, China.
  37. A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Exploring natural sources for tissue engineering developments. FBPS 2011, 9-12 May 2011, Funchal, Madeira (P). Invited keynote.
  38. A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, M. Riccio, A. Pisciotta, T. Maraldi, G. Bruzzesi, A. De Pol. In vitro and in vivo comparative evaluation of human stem cells seeded on Poly-D,L-lactic acid and fibroin scaffolds. Proceedings of TERMIS-EU 2011, 7-10 June, Granada (E).
  39. M. Stoppato, E. Carletti, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. Influence of pores geometry and architecture on collagen 3D assembling. Proceedings of TERMIS-EU 2011, 7-10 June, Granada (E).
  40. A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Silk fibroin for tissue engineering applications: how processing can affect the biomedical behavior. Proceedings of VIII INSTM Conference, Catania 26-29 June 2011.
  41. W. Sun, T. Incitti, S. Casarosa, A. Quattrone, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. Differentiation of embryonic stem cells can be influenced by different processing of gelatin/silk fibroin hydrogel. J TERM, Volume: 6   Special Issue: SI   Supplement: 2   Pages: 27-27   Meeting Abstract: TS040   Published: OCT 2012.
  42. D. Maniglio, W. Bonani, E. Carletti, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi; Silk Fibroin Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering fabricated by Electrodeposition, 25th European Conference on Biomaterials, September 8th – 12th, Madrid 2013

 

Conference poster presentation

  1. M. Zoccola, R. Innocenti, P.D. Pozzo, G. Freddi, A. Motta, R. Canton: Airborne dust in wool textile mills. Part 4: Quantitative evaluation of organic and inorganic fractions. Atti del International Wool textile Organisation Congress, Nizza (Francia), dicembre 1994.
  2. M. Gatti, M. Moscatelli, A. Motta, P. Speziale, M. C. Tanzi, L. Visai: Charaterization of surface properties of solvent-cast biomedical polyurethane after ethylene oxide and irradiation sterilization. Atti del XXI Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials. San Francisco, California, (USA), 18-22 marzo 1995.
  3. Innocenti R., Zoccola M., Freddi G., Motta A., Sudano C.: Investigation of wool airborne dust. Part II: Chemical analysis of organic and inorganic particles. IX International Wool Textile Research Conference. Biella, 28 giugno - 5 luglio 1995.
  4. Petillo O., Motta A., Tanzi M.C., Peluso G.: Proliferation of mitogen-activated human T lymphocytes in presents of selected biopolymers. XXI Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials. San Francisco, California, (USA), 18-22 marzo 1995.
  5. Motta A., Moscatelli M., Petrini P. Tanzi M.C.: Il SEM applicato ai biomateriali: analisi superfiaciale di PU al seguito di vari trattamenti. XX Congresso Nazionale di Microscopia Elettronica, Rimini, 11-14 settembre 1995.
  6. Motta A., Freddi G., Peluso G., Santin M.: Materiali porosi a base di fibroina ( Bombyx mori ): morfologia, struttura e citocompatibilita' in vitro. XX Congresso Nazionale di Microscopia Elettronica. Rimini, 11-14 settembre 1995.
  7. De Giglio E., Motta A., Quagliarella L., Sabbatini L., Solarino G.: Studio analitico-spettroscopico del degrado di superfici di coppe acetabolari espiantate. XII Congresso Nazionale Sibot, Societa' Italiana di Biomeccanica in Ortopedia e Traumatologia "I Biomateriali in Ortopedia e Traumatologia": Ravello, (NA) 5-6 Luglio 1996.
  8. Motta A.: Natural and synthetic polymers in medicine. Biostability and biocompatibility aspects. Invited speaker: 2nd NISES/COE International Symposium, Tsukuba Center, Ibaraki, (Japan), 29 ottobre 1997.
  9. Motta A., Armato U., Capuana P., Fambri L., Migliaresi C.: Silk derived fibroin membranes for biomedical use. I: preparation and physico-mechanical properties. Third International Symposium on Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers Including Polymer Therapeutics, Shiga, (Giappone),  23-27 maggio 1999.
  10. Motta A., Lloyd A.W., Denyer S., Santin M.: Adsorption of Plasma Proteins onto Silk Fibroin Surfaces. Atti del Sixth World biomaterials Congress, Kamuela, Hawaii, (USA), 15-20 maggio 2000.
  11. Kesenci K., Motta A., Fambri L., Armato U., Migliaresi C., Materiali compositi ottenuti da copolimero elastomerico biodegradabile e da fibroina (Bombyx mori) per applicazioni biomediche. Giornata SIB 2000, Ischia (NA) 7-8 luglio 2000.
  12. Migliaresi C., Armato U., Dal Pra I., Kesenci K., Motta A.: Novel biomaterials from the silkworm fibroin. BIOAVILA 2000, 1st Congress Iberico on Biomaterials and Biosensors, Avila (Spagna) 17-20 settembre 2000.
  13. Kesenci K., Motta A., Migliaresi C., Determination adsorption capacity of albumin bovine fraction V on silk fibroin membrane. BIOMED 2000, Ankara (TK) 25-27 September 2000.
  14. Motta A., Soru A., Bressanini C., Fambri L., Migliaresi C., On the morphology and physical properties of Bombyx mori silk fibroin gels, International Conference on “Advances of Biomaterials for reconstructive medicine”, Capri (NA), Italy,  9-14 june 2002.
  15. Motta A. Kazanci M., Migliaresi C., A.T. Dibenedetto, S. Huang, Preparation and Physical Characterization of Silk Fibroin Based Biomedical Hydrogels, International Conference on “Advances of Biomaterials for reconstructive medicine”, Capri (NA), Italy,  9-14 june 2002.
  16. Unger R.E., Wolf M., K., Motta A., Migliaresi C., Kirkpatrick C.J.: Growth of human cells on a novel non-woven silk fibroin net: a potential for use in tissue engineering. 17th European Conference on Biomaterials, Barcellona (SP), 11-15 september 2002.
  17. F. Tessarolo, P. Ferrari, G. Nollo, R. Antolini, A. Motta, L. Zennaro: “Valutazione di modifiche indotte dalla rigenerazione di dispositivi monouso in cardiologia interventistica”. Convegno GIB-VIII Giornata SIB, Bologna, Italy. November 8-9, 2002 (lecture).
  18. Motta A., DiBenedetto A.T., Fini M., Giardino R., Grego M., Piccoli Aldini N., Torricelli P., Venzo G., Migliaresi C.: New injectable hydrogels: preparation, characterization and in vivo studies. IV Convegno Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali, Ischia Porto (NA), 29 giugno-2 luglio 2003.
  19. Motta A., Migliaresi C.: Silk fibroin scaffolds. 5th International Symposium on Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers, Hotel Continental Terme, Ischia, Italy, September 10-13th, 2003.  
  20. Fambri L., Motta A., Migliaresi C.: Fibroin based PHEMA Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications. 5th International Symposium on Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers FBPS2003 , Hotel Continental Terme, Ischia, Italy, September 10-13th, 2003.
  21. Fambri L., Gavazza C., Migliaresi C., Motta A.: Idrogeli di p-HEMA e fibroina per applicazioni biomediche. XVI Convegno Italiano di Scienza e Tecnologia delle Macromolecole, Pisa, 22-25 settembre 2003.
  22. F. Tessarolo, P. Ferrari,G. Nollo, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi L. Zennaro, A. Rigo G.M. Guarrera: “Evaluation and quantification of reprocessing modification in single use devices in interventional cardiology”. First International Meeting on Applied Physics, APHYS 2003, Badajoz, Spain. October 13-18, 2003 (poster).
  23. Migliaresi C., Motta A., Torricelli P., Fini M., Nicoli Aldini N., Giardino R.: Physical and Biological Evaluation of Silk Fibroin Gels. 228th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 22-26, 2004.
  24. Tessarolo F., Caola I., Fedel M., Ferrari P., Motta A., Caciagli P., Guarrera G.M., Nollo G. Effectiveness of pre-sterilization conditioning protocols for intravascular catheters re-use. Surface and microbiology analysis. 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Biomaterials/Biomechanics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 3-6, 2005.
  25. E. Servoli, A. Motta, R. Predazzer, D. Maniglio, C. Migliaresi Early stage cell adhesion on fibroin films with different surface topography and structure.  FBPS 05, 6th International Symposium on frontiers in Biomedical Polymers 16-19 giugno 2005, Granada, Spain.
  26. E. Servoli, A. Motta, R. Predazzer, D. Maniglio, C. Migliaresi. Influence of different morphologies of fibroin films on the distribution and shape of human fibroblast. Euromat, Prague 8-11 september 2005
  27. D. Maniglio, A. Motta, R. Predazzer, C. Migliaresi. Plasma protein adhesion on self assembled monolayers with different degree of hydrophobicity. 19° European Conference on Biomaterials, European Society for Biomaterials, 11-15 September 2005, Sorrento (NA).
  28. A. Motta, B. Barbato, E. Servoli, L. Moschini, P. Torricelli, M. Fini, C. Migliaresi. Fibroin-sericin films for Tissue Engineering applications. 19° European Conference on Biomaterials, European Society for Biomaterials, 11-15 September 2005, Sorrento (NA).
  29. L. Fambri, A. Motta, R. Predazzer, C. Migliaresi.Preparation and in vitro testing of fibroin-poly(2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate) hydrogels. 19° European Conference on Biomaterials, European Society for Biomaterials, 11-15 September 2005, Sorrento (NA).
  30. F. Tessarolo, M. Fedel, G. Nollo, A. Motta. “Sviluppo e testing di un simulatore per la quantificazione della scorrevolezza di cateteri per elettrofisiologia cardiaca”. Congresso Nazionale Biomateriali 2005, Milano, Italy. October 26-27, 2005. (Lecture).
  31. M. Fedel, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, A. Graffigna: “Analisi di fallimento di protesi valvolari cardiache espiantate”. II Forum Italiano sulle Tecnologie Sanitarie. Trento. January 26-27, 2007.
  32. E. Servoli, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi Protein detection on surfaces of biomedical interest. FBPS 07, 7th International Symposium on frontiers in Biomedical Polymers. 24-27 June 2007,  Ghent, Belgium.
  33. E. A. Aksoy, M. Fedel, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, V.Hasırcı, N.Hasırcı: “Human plasma protein adsorption on low molecular weight and unfractionated heparin immobilized polyurethanes“. 4th European Symposium on Biopolymers (ESBP2007). Kuşadası, Turkey, October 2 - 4, 2007. Poster presentation.
  34. M. Fedel, A. Motta, D. Maniglio, C. Migliaresi: „Diamond-like carbon coatings for cardiovascular components: surface properties and blood compatibility". Trento Innovation Conferences in Materials Engineering. 1st Meeting, Advances in Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials. Trento, Italy, December 16 – 19, 2007
  35. E.A. Aksoy, A. Motta, M. Fedel, C. Migliaresi, V. Hasirci, N. Hasirci: „Adsorption of plasma proteins on heparin coated polyurethane films“. Trento Innovation Conferences in Materials Engineering. 1st Meeting, Advances in Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials. Trento, Italy, December 16 – 19, 2007
  36. W. Bonani, S. Monteforte, N. Piffer, E. Bella, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Electrospun fibroin-based scaffolds for tissue engineering applications. Trento Innovation Conferences in Materials Engineering. 1st Meeting, Advances in Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials. Trento, Italy, December 16 – 19, 2007
  37. E. Carletti, T. Endogan, E. Bella, A. Motta, D. Maniglio, V. Hasirci, N. Hasirci, C. Migliaresi. Microfabrication of chitosan and PDLA scaffolds. Trento Innovation Conferences in Materials Engineering. 1st Meeting, Advances in Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials. Trento, Italy, December 16 – 19, 2007
  38. D. Maniglio, W. Bonani, G. Bortoluzzi, E. Servoli, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Novel fibroin coatings by electrodeposition process. Trento Innovation Conferences in Materials Engineering. 1st Meeting, Advances in Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials. Trento, Italy, December 16 – 19, 2007
  39. H. Pesenti, M. Leoni, A. Motta, P. Scardi. Biocomaptible glass-ceramics for hard tissue applications. Trento Innovation Conferences in Materials Engineering. 1st Meeting, Advances in Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials. Trento, Italy, December 16 – 19, 2007
  40. E. Servoli, D. Maniglio, MR Anguilar, A. Motta, J: San Roman, C. Migliaresi. Effects of surface chemistry on protein adsorption. Trento Innovation Conferences in Materials Engineering. 1st Meeting, Advances in Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials. Trento, Italy, December 16 – 19, 2007
  41. E. Servoli, D. Maniglio, M.R Aguilar, A. Motta, J. San Roman, C. Migliaresi.  Detection Techniques for the Analysis of protein Adsorption. TERMIS –EU 2008 Porto Meeting. 22-26 June 2008, Porto (P). pg 719.
  42. E. Carletti, T. Endogan, A. Motta, D. Maniglio, V. Hasircfi, N. Hasirci, C. Migliaresi. Production of PDLA and PLGA scaffolds by Microfabrication and Electrospinning Techniques. TERMIS –EU 2008 Porto Meeting. 22-26 June 2008, Porto (P). pg 771.
  43. S.S. Silva, M.T. Rodrigues, A. Motta, M.E. Gomes, J.F. Mano, C. Migliaresi, R.L. Reis. Novel genipin cross-linked Chitosan-Silk Based Sponges for the regeneration and Repair of cartilage Using a Tissue Engineering Approach. TERMIS –EU 2008 Porto Meeting. 22-26 June 2008, Porto (P). pg 763.
  44. A. Motta, Y. Wang, E. Bella, C.S.D. Lee, C. Migliaresi, Z. Schwartz, B.D. Boyan. Silk fibroin-based 3-D porous scaffolds for cartilage tissue engineering. 3rd International Conference on Tissue Engineering. Rhodes, Greece, 21-26 September 2008.
  45. W. Bonani, A. Motta, W. Tan, C. Migliaresi. Electrospun Fibroin-based Scaffolds as New Vascular Graft Materials. Graduate Engineering Annual Research Symposium, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Mechanical Engineering, Boulder, CO, USA, March 12, 2009.
  46. C. Foss, D. Maniglio, E. Merzari, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. Silk fibroin-based multicomponent scaffold for osteochondral defects tissue engineering. VII Convegno nazionale INSTM sulla Scienza dei Materiali. 9-12 Giugno 2009, Tirrenia (PI).
  47. E. Carletti, F. Z. Volpato, A. Motta, D. Maniglio, C. Migliaresi. Microfabrication of Chitosan/Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Composite Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Regeneration. 09 - 12 June 2009 – INSTM: VII Convegno Nazionale (Tirrenia), Pisa.
  48. W. Bonani, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, W. Tan. Novel Electrospun Nanocomposites with controllable Compositional Gradient and Degradation Kinetics for Vascular tissue engineering. ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2009) June 17-21, Resort at Squaw Creek, Lake Tahoe, CA, USA.
  49. M. Floren, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, Tissue Engineering Scaffolds Prepared by Supercritical CO2 Processing of PDLLA:  A Preliminary Study. 5th European Symposium on Biopolymers (Funchal, Portugal), 15-19 October, 2009.
  50. W. Tan, W. Bonani, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Electrospun materials with Controllable Compositional Gradient  and Degradation Kinetics for Vascular Tissue Engineering Butcher Symposium on Genomics and Biotechnology Friday, November 6, 2009, at the Westin Westminster Hotel, Westminster, CO, USA.
  51. M. Floren, E. Merzari, E. Carletti, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Osteoblast genotypic response and matrix formation: Effect of scaffold morphology and mechanical stimuli in vitro – Preliminary evaluation. Proceedings of TERMIS-EU, Gallway, Ireland, June 13-17 2010.
  52. A. Motta, C. Foss, E. Merzari, Y. Wang, Z. Schwartz, BD Boyan, C. Migliaresi. Silk Fibroin/Hyaluronic acid 3D matrices for cartilage tissue engineering. Proceedings of TERMIS-NA, Orlando, (F), USA, December 5-8 2010.
  53. E. Merzari, E.Carletti, M. L. Floren, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Hydrostatic pressure improves bone cell morphology and genotypic expression in dynamic culture. Proceedings of TERMIS-EU 2011, 7-10 June, Granada (E).
  54. F. Cappello, C. Serradifalco, L. Rizzuto, AM Gammazza, P. Di Marco, G. Cassata, R. Pulelo, L. Verin, A. Motta, A. Guercio, G. Zummo, V. De Felice. Cardiac stem cell-loaded poly-lactic acid and fibroin scaffolds as devices for cardiac muscle tissue regeneration. The FASEB Journal, 2011; 25: 685,2, Washington DC 9-13 April 2011.
  55. D. Maniglio, C. Foss, L. Verin, E. Carletti, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. Comparison of 3D static and dynamic cultures of hepatocytes on porous PDLLA. Int. J. Art. Organs, 34 (8): 624-624, Special Issue: SI,   Published: AUG 2011.
  56. V. Liaudanskaya, L. Gasperini, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Organ printing and stem cells as future of regenerative medicine: influence of the cell encapsulation system on cell behaviour J TERM, 6(2): 21-21, Special Issue: SI , Meeting Abstract: TS028   Published: OCT 2012
  57. M. Fedel, F. Benetti, L. Dalbosco, G. Speranza, L. Minati, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi: “Nanoparticle interaction with plasma proteins – Preliminary studies”. Workshop on: Nanotechnologies for HealthCare, Trento (Italy), May 5-6, 2012.
  58.  Bonani W, Maniglio D, Motta A, Multicomponent degradable scaffold for vascular tissue regeneration, 3rd TERMIS World Congress 2012,“Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine” September 5 - 8, 2012 Hofburg Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria
  59. Moreira-Silva J., Afonso D., T.H. Silva, F. Volpato, A. Motta, A.P. Marques, J.F. Mano, R.L. Reis, C. Migliaresi. Fish scales patterning guiding hASC growth. J TERM, , doi:10.1002/term.1608, 2012.
Altre attività
  • Responsible of biological evaluations procedures of biomaterials by Department of Industrial Engineering, and BIOtech Centre, since 2002;
  • Scientific responsible of “Interuniversity Center of Bioengineering Materials Research” (C.I.R.M.I.B.) 2004-2011;
  • Responsible of Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory, 2006-2012;
  • Italian member of VAMAS Committee: “The Versailles Project on Advance Standards”.
  • Editor in Chief of Journal of Biomaterials Science Polymer Edition.
  • Member of Editorial Board of the: Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Biomechanics, Journal of Biomaterials Science (Polymer Edition)
  • Associate Editor of Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers

Referee Activity

  • Referee for International Journals in the Biomaterials and Biomedical Technologies field: Biomaterials, Biomacromolecules, Acta Biomaterialia, Science, Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, Tissue Engineering A and B, Journal of Biomaterials Science, Science, TERM Journal, PlosOne, Journal of Biomedical materials Research: Part A, Advanced Materials, Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, Cytotherapy, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, International Journal of Cardiology, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics)

    - Referee for ERC projects, PRIN, Israel Science Foundation, NWO Wotro Science for Global Development - Innovation Research Incentives Scheme Vici, legge Provinciale 6, PAT.
Note

Scientific Publications:

Books:

1.     Co-Editor of : “Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering: Biological Design, Materials, and fabrication”. Edts: C. Migliaresi and A. Motta. Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd. ISBN: 978-981-4463-20-1

Book chapters:

2.     A. Motta "Dinamica delle interazioni biomateriale-ambiente biologico" in: Biomateriali: dagli impianti protesici alla medicina rigenerativa, a cura di A. Cigada, R. Contro, C. Di Bello, M.C. Tanzi, Gruppo Nazionale di Bioingegneria, vol. 24, Patron editore, Bologna, 2005, pp. 27-47 (ISBN 88-555-2836-X) ;

3.     Migliaresi C., Motta A., Di Benedetto A. Injectable scaffolds for bone and cartilage regeneration, Cap. 7:In: F. Bronner, M.C. Farach-Carson, A.G. Mikos; Engineering of functional skeletal tissues, Berlin: Springer, 2007. p. 95-109;

4.     Carletti E, Motta A, Migliaresi C. Scaffolds for tissue engineering and 3D cell culture. In: 3D Cell Culture : Methods and Protocols, Springer Protocols; 2010. p. 17-39;

5.     A. Motta, M. Floren, C. Migliaresi. Silk fibroin in medicine. Book Chapter in: Silk: properties, Production and Uses. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppage, NY 11788-3619, ISBN 978-1-62100-692-3, 2011, 189-222;

6.     A. Motta, C. Foss, C. Migliaresi. Tailoring silk-based matrices for tissue regeneration. In: Tailored Polymer Architectures for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications. Chapter 17: 281-99, ACS Symposium Series, Vol.: 1135, editors: C. Scholz and J. Kressler, 2013.

7.     M. Stoppato, E. Carletti, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. The functional role of ECM, in: Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering: Biological Design, Materials, and fabrication. Edts: C. Migliaresi and A. Motta. 2014 Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd. ISBN: 978-981-4463-20-1.

8.     A. Motta, M. Fedel, C. Migliaresi. Hydrogels in cartilage tissue engineering, in: Applications of hydrogels in regenerative medicine. Edts: M. Reza Abidian, U. Utkan Demirci, F. Edalat. 2014, World Scientific Publishing Company. In press. Book chapter.

9.     18.       A. Motta, M. Floren, C. Migliaresi. Silks: a unique family of biopolymers. In: “Biomaterials from Nature from Advanced Devices & Therapies”, edited by profs. Nuno Neves and Rui Reis, Wiley, in press, 2015. Book Chapter

 

Articles on International Journals

10.  E. Tardito, B. Biondo, V. Caputo, G. Freddi, E. Grosso, S. Mantero, A. Motta, M.L. Repetti, L. Maturri. Anastomotic disunion in long-term patent vascular synthetic grafts in Dacron. J. Card. Vasc. Surg., 34: 369-80, 1993. IF: 1,51

11.  E. Tardito, V. Caputo, E. Mascheroni, A. Motta, M.L. Repetti, I. Pasargiklian: Singular case of tardive anastomotic disjunction in a Dacron vascular graft. J. Card. Surg., n. 2133, 1993. IF: 1,4

12.  M.C. Tanzi, S. Mantero, G. Freddi, A. Motta, S. Sada, G. Peluso. Cytocompatibility of two segmented biomedical polyurethanes. J. of Materials Science: Materials in medicine, 5: 705-710, 1994. IF: 2,1

13.  Severini, S Mantero, M. C. Tanzi, A. Cigada, M. Salvetti, G. Cozzi, A. Motta. Polyurethane-coated, self-expandable biliary stent: an experimental study. Acad Radiology; 2:1078-1081, 1995. IF: 1,9

14.  Tonin C., Pozzo P.D., Motta A., Ferraris F., Sudano C., Massola A.  Airborne dust in wool textile mills. Part I: Sampling methodologies, monitorig, microscopycal classification and size distribution analysis of dust from early stages of wool processing. J. Text. Inst., 86, N.1, 1995. IF: 1,3

15.  G. Freddi, A. Motta, R. Canton, R. Innocenti, C. Tonin. Airborne dust in wool textile mills. Part II: Chemistry of Individual Inorganic Particles. J. Text. Inst., 86, N.1, 1995. IF: 1,3

16.  S. Mantero, R. Pietrabissa, A. Motta, M. Ferrari, R. Berchiolli. A new pericardium vascular prosthesis: mechanical behavior, SEM analyses and clinical indications. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 19 (6): 372-378, 1996. IF: 1,76

17.  Severini A., Mantero S., Tanzi M.C., Cigada A., Addis F., Cozzi G., Salvetti M., Andreola S., Motta A., Regalia E., Pulvirenti A., De Pedri E., Doci R. In vivo study of polyurethane-coated Gianturco-Rosch biliary Z-stents. Ac. Radiology, vol.2, 1078-1081, 1995. IF: 1,9

18.  Motta A., Freddi G. Natural and synthetic polymers in medicine: Biostability and Biocompatibility Aspects. Misc. Publ. Natl. Inst. Seric. Entomol. Sci., 23, 21-31, 1998.

19.  Foschino R., Nervegna I., Motta A., Galli A. Bacterial activity of chlorine dioxide against Escherichia coli in water and on hard surfaces. Journal of Food Protection, vol. 61, 6, 668-672, 1998. IF: 1,8

20.  Santin M., Motta A., Cannas M. Changes in serum conditioning profiles of glutaraldehyde-crosslinked collagen sponges after their treatment with calcification inhibitors. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 40, 434-441, 1998. IF: 2,8

21.  Santin M., Motta A., Cannas M. Changes in the surface conditioning of calcium-salt crystals treated with physiological and alkaline urine. British Journal of Urology, 82, 97-103, 1998. IF: 3,0

22.  Santin M., Motta A., Cannas M. Effect of the urine conditioning film on ureteral stent encrustation and characterization of its protein composition. Biomaterials, 20, 1245-1251, 1999. IF: 7,6

23.  Santin M, Motta A., Freddi G., Cannas M. In vitro evaluation of the inflammatory potential of the silk fibroin. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 46 (3), 382-389, 1999. IF: 2,8

24.  Farè S., Petrini P., Motta A., Cigada A., Tanzi M.C. Synergistic effects of oxidative environments and mechanical stress on in vitro stability of polyetherurethanes and polycarbonateurethanes. J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 45, 62-74, 1999. IF: 2,8

25.  De Giglio E., Motta A., Quagliarella L., Sabbatini L., Solarino G., Zambonin P.G.: A combined XPS-SEM/EDX investigation on explanted UHD polyethylene acetabular cups: possible role of silicon traces in the wear debris. Journal of materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 11, 1-6, 2000. IF: 2,1

26.  Kemal K., Motta A., Fambri L., Migliaresi C.: Poly(e-Caprolactone-co-D,L-lactide)/Silk Fibroin Particles Composite: Materials Preparation and Characterization" J. Biomater. Sci., Polym. Edn., 12 (3), 337-351, 2001. IF: 1,7

27.  Abraham G.A., Gallardo A., Motta A., Migliaresi C., San Roman J. Microheterogeneous polymer systems prepared by suspension polymerization of methyl methacrylate in the presence of poly(epsilon-caprolactone). Macromolecular Materials & Engineering,282: 44-50, 2000. IF: 2,3

28.  Motta A., Migliaresi C., Lloyd A.W., Denyer S.P., Santin M.  Serum protein adsorption on silk fibroin fibres and membranes: surface opsonization and binding strength. Journal of bioactive and compatible polymers,17, 23-35, 2002. IF: 2,2

29.  Motta A., Fambri L., Migliaresi C. Regenerated silk fibroin films: Thermal and dynamic mechanical analysis. Macromolecular Chemistry Physics, 203 (No. 10/11), 1658-1665, 2002. IF: 2,3

30.  Santin M., Denyer S.P., Lloyd A.W., Motta A. Domain-driven binding of fibrin(ogen) onto silk fibroin biomaterials. Journal of bioactive and compatible polymers, 17 (3), 195-208, 2002. IF: 2,2

31.  Unger R.E., Wolf M., Peters K., Motta A., Migliaresi C., Kirkpatrick J. Growth of human cells on a novel non-woven silk fibroin net: a potential use for tissue engineering. Biomaterials, 25 (6):1069-1075, 2004. IF: 7,6

32.  Motta A.,  Migliaresi C., Faccioni F., Torricelli P., Fini M., Giardino R.      Fibroin hydrogels for biomedical applications: preparation, characterization and in vitro cell culture studies. J. of Biomaterial Science Polymer Edn., 2004, 15 (7): 851-864. IF: 1,7

33.  Unger R.E., Peters K., Wolf M., Motta A., Migliaresi C., Kirkpatrick C.J. Endothelialization of a non-woven silk fibroin net for use in tissue engineering: growth and gene regulation of human endothelial cells. Biomaterials, 25 (21): 5137-5146, 2004. IF: 7,6

34.  Tessarolo F., Ferrari P., Bortoluzzi S., Motta A., Migliaresi C., Zennaro L., Rigo A., Guarrera G.M., Nollo G. Evaluation and quantification of reprocessing modification in single use devices in interventional cardiology. Applied Surface Science, 2004, 238: 341-346. IF: 2,1

35.  Santin M., Motta A., Borzacchiello A., Nicolais L., Ambrosio L. Effect of PMMA cement radical polymerization on the inflammatory response. J. of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 2004, 15: 1175-1180. IF: 2,1

36.  Fini M. Motta A., Torricelli P., Niccoli Aldini N., Tschon M., Giardino R., Migliaresi C. The healing of confined critical cancellous defects in the presence of silk fibroin hydrogel. Biomaterials, 2005, 26 (17): 3527-3536. IF: 7,6

37.  E. Servoli, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, R. Predazzer, C. Migliaresi. Surface properties of silk fibroin films and their interactions with fibroblasts. Macromolecular Science, 2005, 5: 1175-1183. IF: 0,8

38.  S. Fuchs, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, C.J. Kirkpatrick. Outgrowth endothelial cells isolated and expanded from human peripheral blood progenitor cells as a potential source of autologous cells for endothelialization of silk fibroin biomaterials. Biomaterials, 2006, 27: 5399-5408. IF: 7,6

39.  C. Cassinelli, G. Cascardo, M. Morra, L. Draghi, A. Motta, G. Catapano. Physical-chemical and biological characterization of silk fibroin-coated porous membranes for biomedical applications. Int. J. Artificial Organs, 2006, 29 (9): 881-892. IF: 1,7

40.  F. Tessarolo, M. Fedel, G. Nollo, A. Motta: “A novel phantom for the in-vitro quantification of electrophysiology catheter slipperiness: implementation and testing”. Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Biomechanics, 2006, 4:70. IF: 1,5

41.  M. Fedel, A. Motta, D. Maniglio, G. Nollo and C. Migliaresi. “An in-vitro study of proteins and platelets interactions with carbon coated materials for heart valve implants.”. Biomaterialien. 2006, 7(S1):67

42.  F. Tessarolo, I. Caola, M. Fedel, A. Stacchiotti, P. Caciagli, G.M. Guerra, A. Motta, G. Nollo. Different experimental protocols for decontamination affect the cleaning of medical devices. A preliminary electron microscopy analysis. Journal of Hospital Infection, 65, 326-333, 2007. IF: 2,8

43.  Kirkpatrick CJ, Fuchs S, Unger RE, Motta A, Reis R, Migliaresi C. 3D culture systems to study osteochondral tissue engineering possibilities. Inflammation Research, 2007, 62: 540-540. IF: 1,9

44.  Jones G, Marshall M, El Haj AJ, Motta A, Cartmell S. The use of osteoblast/osteoclast co-cultures on PLLA, silk and dentine scaffolds. Tissue Engineering, 2007, 17 (7): 1765-66. IF: 4,0

45.  R.E. Unger, A. Sartoris, K. Peters, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, M. Kunkel, U. Bulnheim, J. Rychly, C.J. Kirkpatrick. Tissue-like self-assembly in co-cultures of endothelial cells and osteoblasts and the formation of microcapillary-like structures on three-dimensional porous biomaterials. Biomaterials, 2007, 28: 3965-3976. IF: 7,6

46.  B. Bondar, S. Fuchs, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, C.J. Kirkpatrick.  Functionality of endothelial cells on silk fibroin nets: Comparative study of micro- and nanometric fiber size. Biomaterials, 2008, 29: 561-572. IF: 7,6

47.  E. Servoli, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Folding and assembly of fibroin driven by AC electric field: effects on film properties. Macromolecular Bioscience 2008, 8 (9), 827. IF: 3,7

48.  Jiang X, Fuchs S, Motta A, Migliaresi C, Kirkpatrick CJ. Pre-vascular structures formed by outgrowth endothelial cells (OEC) co-coltured with human primary osteoblasts (POB) on silk-fibroin fiber meshes. Int. J of Artificial Organs. 2008, 31 (7): 633-633. IF: 1,76

49.  S. Silva, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, JF Mano, RL Reis, C. Migliaresi. Genipin-modified silk fibroin nanometric nets. Macromolecular Biosciences, 2008, 8:766-74. IF: 3,7

50.  S.S. Silva, A. Motta, M.T. Rodrigues, A.F.M. Pinheiro, M.E. Gomez, J.F. Mano, R.L. Reis, C. Migliaresi. Novel genepin cross-linked chitosan/silk sponges for cartilage tissue engineering strategies. Biomacromolecules, 9 (10), 2764–2774, 2008.

51.  E. Servoli, D. Maniglio, M.R. Anguilar, A. Motta, J. San Roman, L.A. Belfiore, C. Migliaresi. Quantitative analysis of protein adsorption via Atomic Force Microscopy and Surface Plasmon resonance. Macromolecular Bioscience, 2008, 8, 1126. IF: 3,7

52.  Carletti E, Endogan T, Motta A, Maniglio D, Hasirci V, Hasirci N, Migliaresi C. Production of PDLA and PLGA scaffolds by microfabrication and electrospinning techniques. Tissue Engineering PART A. 2008, 14 (5): 771-771. IF: 4,0

53.  Silva SS, Rodrigues MT, Motta A, Gomes ME, Mano JF, Migliaresi C, Reis RL. Novel genipin cross-linked chitosan-silk based sponges for the regeneration and repair of cartilage using a tissue engineering approach. Tissue Engineering Part A, 2008, 14 (5): 763-763. IF: 4,0

54.  Migliaresi C, Motta A. Silk fibroin based strategies for bone and cartilage repair. Tissue Engineering PART A. 2008, 14 (5): 776-776. IF: 4,0

55.  Motta A, Maniglio D, Migliaresi C, Kim HJ, Wang X, Hu X, Kaplan DL. Silk processing and thrombogenic responses. Tissue Engineering Part A, 2008, 14 (5): 776-776. IF: 4,0

56.  Motta A, Wang Y, Bella E, Lee CSD, Migliaresi C, Schwartz Z, Boyan B. Silk fibroin-based 3-D porous scaffolds for cartilage tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering Part A, 2008, 14 (5): 776-776. IF: 4,0

57.  Motta A. Surface interactions between materials and biology. Tissue Engineering Part A. 2008, 14 (5): 783-783. IF: 4,0

58.  Motta A, Maniglio D, Merzari E, Foss C, Bella E, Migliaresi C. Multicomponent scaffold for osteochondral defects tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering Part A 2008, 14 (5): 883-883. IF: 4,0

59.  Servoli E, Maniglio D, Aguilar MR, Motta A, Roman JS, Migliaresi C. Detection techniques for the analysis of protein adsorption. Tissue Engineering Part A. 2008, 14 (5): 719-719. IF: 4,0

60.  Aksoy EA, Hasirci N, Hasirci N, Motta A, Fedel M, Migliaresi C. Plasma protein adsorption and platelets adhesion on heparin-immobilized polyurethane films. J Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 2008, 23 (6): 505-519. IF: 2,2

61.  A. Motta, D. Maniglio, C. Migliaresi, H-J Kim, X. Wang, X. Hu, DL Kaplan. Silk fibroin processing and thrombogenic responses, Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, 2009, 20: 1875-97. IF: 1,7

62.  Servoli E, Maniglio D, Aguilar MR, Motta A, Vazquex B, Roman JS, Migliaresi C.  Comparative methods  for the evaluation of protein adsorption. Macromolecular Bioscience. 2009, 9 (7): 661-670. IF: 3,7

63.  M. Fedel, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Carbon coatings for cardiovascular applications: physico-chemical properties and blood compatibility. J. Biomaterials Applications. 2010, 25:57-74, online DOI: 10.1177/0885328209342000. IF: 2,6

64.  M. Fedel, A. Motta, D. Maniglio, C. Migliaresi. Surface properties and blood compatibility of “in use” DLC coatings for cardiovascular applications, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. Part B-Applied Biomaterials, 2009, 90B (1): 338-349. IF: 2,3

65.  G.L. Jones, A. Motta, M. Marshall, A.J. El Haj, S.H. Cartmell: Osteoblast-osteoclats co-culture on silk fibroin, chitosan and PLLA films. Biomaterials 2009, 30: 5376-84. IF: 7,6

66.  S. Fuchs, X. Jiang, H. Schmidt, E. Dohle, S. Ghanaati, C. Orth, A. Hoffman, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, C.J. Kirkpatrick. Dynamic process involved in the pre-vascularization of silk fibroin contructs for bone regeneration using outgrowth endothelial cells. Biomaterials, 2009, 30: 1329-38. IF: 7,6

67.  Y. Wang, E. Bella, C.S.D. Lee, C. Migliaresi, L. Pelcaster, Z. Schwartz, B.D. Boyan, and A. Motta. The Synergistic Effects of 3-D Porous Silk Fibroin Matrix Scaffold Properties and Hydrodynamic Environment in Cartilage Tissue Regeneration. Biomaterials, 2010, 31:4672-4681. IF: 7,6

68.  K. Madhavan, D. Belchenko, A. Motta, W. Tan. Evaluation of composition and cross-linking effects on collagen-based composite constructs. Acta Biomaterialia, 2010, 6 (4): 1413-1422. IF: 5,3

69.  W. Bonani, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, W. Tan, C. Migliaresi. Biohybrid nanofiber constructs with anisotropic biomechanical properties. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. B, 2011, 96B: 276-86. IF: 2,3

70.  S. Ghanaati, C. Orth, H. Wang, M. Barbeck, R. Unger, M. Eblenkamp, H. Götte, M. Kunkel, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, and C J. Kirkpatrick: Fine-Tuning Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration: Effects of Formic acid Processing on Tissue Reaction to Silk Fibroin TERM Journal, 2010, 4(6): 464-72. IF: 2,8

71.  H. Pesenti, M. Leoni, A. Motta, P Scardi. Fossils as material candidate for orthopedic applications, Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 25 (5): 445-67 (2011), online DOI: 10.1177/0885328209358630. 2011 25 (5): 445-67. IF: 2,6

72.  D. Maniglio, W. Bonani, E. Servoli, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Electrodeposition of silk fibroin on metal substrates. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 2010, 25:441-54. IF: 2,2

73.  R.E. Unger, S. Ghanaati, C. Orth, A. Sartoris, M. Barbeck, S. Halstenberg, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, C.J. Kirkpatrick. The rapid anastomosis between prevascularized networks on silk fibroin scaffolds generated in vitro with cocultures of human microvascular endothelial and osteoblast cells and the host vasculature. Biomaterials 2010; 31(27): 6959-67. IF: 7,6

74.  V. Di Felice, A. De Luca, C. Serrafico, P. Di Marco, L. Verin, A. Motta, A. Guercio, G. Zummo. Adult stem cells, scaffold for in vivo and in vitro myocardial tissue engineering. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embriology, 115 (1,2): 65-9, 2010.

75.  D. Maniglio, C. Foss, L. Verin, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Comparison of 3D static and dynamic cultures of hepatocytes on porous PDLLA. Int. J. Art. Organs, 2011, 8 (SI): 624-624. IF: 1,76

76.  A. Motta, B. Barbato, C. Foss, P. Torricelli, C. Migliaresi. Stabilization of Bombyx mori silk fibroin/sericin films by cross-linking. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers 2011, 26(2): 130-43. IF: 2,2

77.  F. Zomer Volpato, S. Lopes Fernandes Ramos, A. Motta, Claudio Migliaresi.  Physical and In-Vitro Biological Evaluation of a PA6/MWCNT Electrospun Composite for Biomedical Applications. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers 2011, 26(1): 35-47. IF: 2,2

78.  T. Maraldi, M. Riccio, E. Resca, A. Pisciotta, G.B. La Sala, A. Ferrari, G. Bruzzesi, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, L. Marzona, A. De Pol. Human Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells seeded in Fibroin Scaffold Produce in vivo Mineralized Matrix. Tissue Engineering Part  A, 2011, 17 (21-22): 2833-43. IF: 4,0

79.  F. Cappello, C. Serradifalco, L. Rizzuto, A.M. gammazza, P. Di Marco, G. Cassata, R. Puleio, L. Verin, A. Motta, A. Guercio, G. Zummo, V. Di Felice. Cardiac stem cell-loaded poly-lactic acid and fibroin scaffolds as devices for cardiac muscle tissue regeneration. FASEB J., 2011, 25, Experimental Biology Meeting 2011. WOS: 000310708404373. IF: 5,7

80.  S. Gahanati, R. E. Unger, M. J. Webber, M. Barbeck, C. Orth, J. A Kirkpatrick, P. Booms, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, R. A. Sader, C. J. Kirkpatrick. Scaffold vascularization in vivo driven by primary human osteoblasts in concert with host inflammatory cells. Biomaterials, 2011, 32(32): 8150-60. IF: 7,6

81.  E. Carletti, T. Endogan, N. Hasirci, V. Hasirci, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Microfabrication of PDLLA scaffolds. TERM Journal, 2011, 5 (7): 569-77. IF: 2,8

82.  M. Stoppato, E. Carletti, D. Maniglio, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. Functional role of scaffold geometries as a template for physiological ECM formation: evaluation of collagen 3D assembly. TERM Journal, 2011, DOI: 10.1002/term.516. IF: 2,8

83.  M. Floren, S. Spilimbergo, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Porous Poly(D,L-lactic Acid) foams scaffolds with tunable structure and mechanical anisotropy prepared by supercritical carbon dioxide. J. Biomed. Mart. Res. Part B, 2011, 99B (2): 338–349. IF: 2,8

84.  A. Motta, P. Segnana, L. Verin, , S. la Monica, C. Fumarola, G. Bucci, F. Gussago, A. Cantoni, L. Ampollini, C. Migliaresi. Physico.chemical characterization and biological evaluation of two fibroin materials. TERM Journal 2012, Sep 13. doi: 10.1002/term.1592. IF: 2,8

85.  M. Fedel, T. Engdogan, N. Hasirci, A. Morelli, F. Chiellini, A. Motta. Blood compatibility of natural-based polymers. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 2012, 27(4): 295-312. IF: 2,2

86.  Lorandi, C.; Migliaresi, C., Motta, A., Gelatin as scaffold for tissue engineering, TERM J., 2012, Volume: 6   Special Issue: SI   Supplement: 1, 385-385. IF: 2,8

87.  J. Moreira-Silva, D. Afonso, T.H. Silva, F. Volpato, A. Motta, A.P. Marques, J.F. Mano, R.L. Reis, C. Migliaresi. Fish scales patterning guiding hASC growth. TERM J, 2012, 6, supplement 2: 10-10. IF: 2,8

88.  V. Liaudanskaya, L. Gasperini, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Organ printing and stem cells as future of regenerative medicine: influence of the cell encapsulation system on cell behaviour. TERM J, 2012, 6, supplement 2: 21-21. IF: 2,8

89.  W. Sun, T. Incitti, C. Migliaresi, A. Quattrone, A. Motta. Differentiation of embryonic stem cells can be influenced by different processing of gelatin/silk fibroin hydrogel. TERM J, 2012, 6, supplement 2: 27-27. IF: 2,8

90.  M. Riccio, T. Maraldi, A. Pisciotta, G.B. La Sala, A. Ferrari, G. Bruzzesi, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, A. De Pol. Fibroin Scaffold repairs critical size bone defects in vivo supported by Human Amniotic Fluid and Dental Pulp Stem Cells. Tissue Engineering Part A, 2012, 18(9-10): 1006-1013. IF: 4,0

91.  Wang, Y., Foss, C., Lotz, E., Z. Swartz, C, Migliaresi, A. Motta, B. Boyan. Repair of critical size cartilage defects in rat xiphoid using adipose-derived stem cells and silk fibroin 3D porous scaffolds. TERM J, 2012, 6,   Special Issue: SI   Supplement: 1, 178-178. IF: 2,8

92.  C. Migliaresi, M.L. Floren, S. Spilimbergo, A. Motta. Novel preparation of silk hydrogels under high pressure carbon dioxide. TERM J., 2012, Volume: 6   Special Issue: SI   Supplement: 1, 178-178. IF: 2,8

93.  M. Stoppato, H.Y. Stevens, E. Carletti, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, R.E. Guldberg. Influence of silk-fibroin fibers on mechanical and biological properties of PDLLA salt-leached scaffolds. TERM J, 2012, 6, Special Issue, Supplement: 1, 182-183. IF: 2,8

94.  A. Motta, D.L. Kaplan, C. Migliaresi. Fibroin: an example of hierarchy and conformation dominated biological behaviour. Invited Keynote, TERM J, 2012, 6, supplement 1: 178-17. IF: 2,8

95.  M. Floren, S. Spilimbergo, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Carbon dioxide induced silk protein gelation for biomedical applications. Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13 (7): 2060-2072. IF: 5,3

96.  W. Bonani, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, W. Tan. Biomolecules gradient in micropatterned fibrous scaffold for spatio-temporal release. Langmuir, 2012, 28 (38): 13675-13687. IF: 4,18

97.  A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, M. Riccio, A. Pisciotta, T. Maraldi, G. Bruzzesi, A. De Pol. Silk fibroin porous matrix supported by human amniotic fluid and dental pulp stem cell: In vivo study in critical size defect model. Abstracts of papers of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 243, 387-poly. WOS: 000324503204632. IF: 31

98.  C. Migliaresi, M. Floren, C. Lorandi, M. Preghenella, A. Motta. Natural polymer gels for biomedical uses. Abstracts of papers of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 243, 215-poly. WOS: 000324503204468. IF: 31

99.  M. Stoppato, E. Carletti, V.Sidarovich, A. Quattrone, R.E. Unger, C.J. Kirkpatrick, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. Influence of Scaffold Morphology on Osteoblast Activity: ECM Development. J Bioactive and Comp Pol, 2013, 28 (1): 16-32. IF: 2,3

100.                 C. Foss, E. Merzari, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. Silk Fibroin/Hyaluronic Acid 3D Matrices for Cartilage Tissue Engineering. Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14 (1): 38-47. IF: 5,3

101.                 V. Di Felice, C. Serradifalco, L. Rizzuto, A. De Luca, F. Rappa, R. Barone, P. Di Marco, G. Cassata, R. Puleio, L. Verin, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, A. Guercio, G. Zummo. Silk fibroin porous scaffolds for cardiac tissue engineering applications. TERM Journal, 2013, doi: 10.1002/term.1739. IF: 2,8

102.                 P. Dolcet, F. Latini, M. Casarin, A. Speghini, E. Tondello, C. Foss, S. Diodati, L. Verin, A. Motta, S. Gross. Inorganic chemistry in a nanoreactor: doped ZnO nanostructures by miniemulsion. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 2291-2300. IF: 3,12

103.                  B. Parakhoskiy, C. Foss, E. Carletti, A. Haase, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi, R. Antolini. Tailored intracellular delivery via a crystal phase transition in 400 nm vaterite particles. Biomaterials Science, 2013, 1: 1273-81. IF 3,8

104.                 C. Foss, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta. The optimization of a scaffold for cartilage regeneration. Organogenesis, 2013, 9(1): 19-21. IF: 2,27

105.                 T. Maraldi, M. Riccio, A. Pisciotta, M. Zavatti, G. Carnevale, F. Beretti, G. B La Sala, A. Motta, A. De Pol. Human amniotic fluid and dental pulp derived stem cells seeded into collagen scaffold repair critical size bone defects promoting vascularization. Stem Cell Research & Therapy Journal, 2013, 4(3): 53-65. IF: 3,65

106.   M. Stoppato, H. Y. Stevens, E. Carletti, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta, R. E. Guldberg. Effects of Silk Fibroin Fiber Incorporation on Mechanical Properties, Endothelial Cell Colonization and Vascularization of PDLLA Scaffolds. Biomaterials, 2013, 34(19): 4573-81. IF: 8,5

107.   W. Sun, T. Incitti, C. Migliaresi, A. Quattrone, S. Casarosa, A. Motta, Modulating ectodermal differentiation fate of pluripotent cells by genipin-crosslinked gelatin/silk fibroin hydrogel. TERM J, 2013, in press. IF: 5,1

108.   E. Butturini, P. Dolcet, M. Casarin, A. Speghini, M. Pedroni, F. Benetti, A. Motta, D. Badocco, P. Pastore, S. Diodati, L. Pandolfo, and S. Gross. Simple, Common but Functional: Biocompatible and Luminescent Rare-Earth Doped Magnesium and Calcium Hydroxides from Miniemulsion. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014, 2, 6639-6651. IF 4,7.

109.   L. Gasperini, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. An electrohydrodynamic printer for alginate hydrogels containing living cells. Tissue Engineering Methods, 2015, 21(2), 123-132. IF 4,4.

110.   Stoppato M., Syevens H.Y., Carletti E., Migliaresi C., Motta A., Guldberg R.E.,  Influence of scaffold properties on the inter-relationship between human bone marrow derived stromal cells and endothelial cells in pro-osteogenic conditions, Acta Biomaterialia, 25, 16-23, 2015. IF 6,0

111.   20.    Sun W., Shi Y., Sekamp A., Gorb S.N., Motta A., Migliaresi C., Fuchs S., Co-culture of outgrowth endothelial cells with mesenchymal stem cells in silk fibroin hydrogel enhances angiogenesis independent from the conjugation of IKVAV peptide, Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 8 . pp. 193-194, 2015. IF 5,1

112.   M. Zanetti, E. Borga, M. Dalla Serra, C. Fasoli, S. Iannotta, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, M. Pola, C. Corradi, T. Toccoli. A new cells-compatible micro-fluidic device for single channel recordings. Elecroanalysis, 2014, 26(8), 1653-1659. IF 2,1.

113.   V. Liaudanskaya, L. Gasperini, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Assessing the Impact of Electrohydrodynamic Jetting on Encapsulated Cell Viability, Proliferation, and Ability to Self-Assemble in Three-Dimensional Structures. Tissue Engineering Methods, 2015, 21(6), 631-638. DOI: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2014.0228. ·IF 4,64.

114.                 Tippawan, Siri; Walter, Bonani; Antonella, Motta; Claudio, Migliaresi; Aramwit, Pornanong. "The effects of Bombyx mori silk strain and extraction time on the molecular and biological characteristics of sericin" in its current form for publication in the Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 2015, in press.  IF 1,063

 

115.                 M. Floren; W. Bonani; A. Dharmarajan; A. Motta; C. Migliaresi; W. Tan. Human MSCs Cultured on Silk Hydrogels with Variable Stiffness and Growth Factor Differentiate into Mature SMC Phenotype. Acta Biomaterialia, 2015, in press. IF 6,02

116.   Elliot W., Bonani W., Maniglio D., Motta A., Tan W., Migliaresi C., Silk Hydrogels of Tunable Structure and Viscoelastic Properties using Different Chronological Orders of Genipin and Physical Crosslinking, ACS Applied Materials&Interfaces, 22(7), 12099-12108, 2015, DOI:Â 10.1021/acsami.5b02308. IF 6,7

117.   W.H. Elliot, W. Bonani, D. Maniglio, A. Motta, W. Tan, C. Migliaresi. Tunable Silk Hydrogels: Chronological Order Between Genipin and Physical Cross-linking Controls Time-Dependent Gel Properties. Biomacromolecules, 2014, in press. IF 5,75

118.   Thi Duy Hanh Le, Bonani W., Speranza G., Sglavo V., Ceccato R., Maniglio D., Motta A., Migliaresi C., Processing and Characterization of Diatom Nanoparticles and Microparticles as Potential Source of Silicon for Bone Tissue Engineering , Materials Science and Engineering C, 2015, in press. IF 3,08

119.   Zhao T., Maniglio D., Chen J., Chen B., Motta A., Migliaresi C., Design and optimization of self-nanoemulsifying formulations for lipophilic drug, Nanotechnology 26(12), Art. N. 125102, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/26/12/125102. IF 3,82

120.   RM Domingues, M. Silva, P. Gershovich, S. Betta, P. Babo, SG caridade, JF mano, A. Motta. RL Reis,, ME Gomes.Development of Injectable Hyaluronic Acid/Cellulose Nanocrystals Bionanocomposite Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering Applications. Bioconjug. Chem. 2015, 26(8), 1571-1581. IF 4,51

121.   Barbeck M., Motta A., Migliaresi C., Sader R., Kirkparick C.J., Ghanaati S., Heterogeneity of biomaterial-induced giant cells: possible importance for the regeneration process?, J. Biomed. Mater. Res, 2015, in press. IF 3,3

122.   Sun W., Motta A., Shi Y., Seekamp A., Schmidt H., Gorb S., Migliaresi C., Fuchs S., Coculture of outgrowth endothelial cells with human mesenchymal stem cells in silk fibroin hydrogels promotes angiogenesis", Biomedical Materials, submitted, 2016, IF   4,2

123.   N. Cozza, W. Bonani, A. Motta, C. Migliaresi. Evaluation of alternative sources of collagen fractions from Loligo vulgaris squid mantle. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2016, in press. IF

124.   E. Callone, S. Dire’, X. Hu, A. Motta. Processing influence on molecular assembling and secondary conformations in silk fibroin: elucidation by solid state NMR. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2016.

125.   R.M.A. Domingues, S. Chiera, P. Gershovich, A. Motta, R.L. Reis, M.E. Gomes. Expanding the biomechanical performance of anisotropic nanofibrous scaffolds in tendon tissue engineering: reinforcement with cellulose nanocrystals. Biomaterials, 2016, in press.

 

Articles on national Journals

 

126.                 M.C. Tanzi, R. Anouchinsky, S. Mantero, A. Motta, L. Speciale. Innesto di segmenti eparinizzabili su poli-uretano-ammidi. Biomateriali, Vol. 5, n. 3/4, 1991.

127.                 E. Tardito, B. Biondo, V. Caputo, G. Freddi, E. Grosso, S. Mantero, A. Motta, M.L. Repetti. Degradazione in vivo di protesi vascolari in Dacron. La Minerva Chirurgica, vol 41, n.3, marzo  (59-80), 1993.

 

 

Patents

 

1.     US2007190099, Method of use of bioactive material, A.T. DiBenedetto, S.J. Huang, C. Migliaresi e A. Motta, 16-08-2007.

2.     -DE60115271 (T2), Method for the preparation of a non-woven silk fibroin fabric, Armato U., Dal Pra I., Kesenci K., Migliaresi C., Motta A., 24-08-2006.

3.     -US2004266992 (A1), Method for the preparation of silk fibroin hydrogel, C. Migliaresi, K. Kesenci, A. Motta, 30-12-2004.

4.     U. Armato, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta: Substrato bioartificiale per la realizzazione di tessuti e organi animali, in particolare umani, Application  VR99A000082, 1999 and Bio-Artificial substrate for the production of animal and, in particular, human tissues and organs, , PCT/IT00/00382.

5.     K. Kesenci, C. Migliaresi, A. Motta: Procedimento per l’ottenimento di idrogeli di fibroina di seta , VR2001A000098.

6.         C. Migliaresi, C. Lorandi, A. Motta, R. Cancedda, M. Mastrogiacono, A. Muraglia. Usi medici di membrane polimeriche liofilizzate contenenti derivati ematici. EP 11 183 233, OC/114316, 2011.