1. G. Mariotti, L. Vannnozzi, Fabrication, Characterization, and Properties of Poly (Ethylene-Co-Vinyl Acetate) Composite Thin Films Doped with Piezoelectric Nanofillers, Nanomaterials 9(8): 1182 (2019)
  2. L. Vannozzi L., P. Gouveia, P. Pingue, C. Canale, L. Ricotti, Novel Ultrathin Films Based on a Blend of PEG-b-PCL and PLLA and Doped with ZnO Nanoparticles, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2020)
  3. Konar, Rosy, I. Perelshtein, E. Teblum, M. Telkhozhayeva, M. Tkachev, J. J. Richter, E. Cattaruzza, A. Pietropolli Charmet, P. Stoppa, M. Noked, and G. D. Nessim, Scalable Synthesis of Few-Layered 2D Tungsten Diselenide (2H-WSe2) Nanosheets Directly Grown on Tungsten (W) Foil Using Ambient-Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition for Reversible Li-Ion Storage, ACS Omega 2020, 5, 31, 19409–19421 (2020)
  4. Y. Chemla, E. S. Avraham, A. Markus, E.Teblum, A. Slotsky, Y. Kostikov, N. Farah, M. Telkhozhayeva, I. Shoval, G. D. Nessim and Y. Mandel Carbon nanostructures as a scaffold for human embryonic stem cell differentiation toward photoreceptor precursors, Nanoscale, 12(36):18918-18930 (2020)
  5. A. Sorriento, A. Poliziani, A. Cafarelli, G. Valenza, L. Ricotti, A novel quantitative and reference‑free ultrasound analysis to discriminate different concentrations of bone mineral content. Scientific Reports. 11: 301 (2021)
  6. S. Affatato, D. Trucco, P. Taddei, L. Vannozzi, L. Ricotti, G.D. Nessim, G. Lisignoli, Wear behavior characterization of hydrogels constructs for cartilage tissue replacement, Materials. 14: 428 (2021)
  7. D. Trucco, L. Vannozzi, E. Teblum, M. Telkhozhayeva, G. D. Nessim, S. Affatato,  H. Al‐Haddad, G. Lisignoli, L. Ricotti, Graphene Oxide‐Doped Gellan Gum–PEGDA Bilayered Hydrogel Mimicking the Mechanical and Lubrication Properties of Articular Cartilage, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Online ahead of print (2021). Download the Frontspiece here
  8. M. Telkhozhayeva, E. Teblum, R. Konar, O. Girshevitz, I. Perelshtein, H. Aviv, Y. R. Tischler, and G. D. Nessim, Higher Ultrasonic Frequency Liquid Phase Exfoliation Leads to Larger and Monolayer to Few-Layer Flakes of 2D Layered Materials, Langmuir, Online ahead of print (2021)
  9. F. Fontana, F. Iberite, A. Cafarelli , A. Aliperta, G. Baldi, E. Gabusi, P. Dolzani, S. Cristino, G. Lisignoli, T. Pratellesi, E. Dumont, L. Ricotti, Development and validation of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound systems for highly controlled in vitro cell stimulation, Ultrasonics, Online ahead of print (2021)
  10. A. Cafarelli, A. Marino, L. Vannozzi, J. Puigmartí-Luis, S. Pané, G. Ciofani, and L. Ricotti, Piezoelectric Nanomaterials Activated by Ultrasound: The Pathway from Discovery to Future Clinical Adoption, ACS Nano, Online ahead of print (2021)



  1. L.Vannozzi, G. Mariotti, L. Ricotti, Nanocomposite thin films based on polyethylene vinyl acetate andpiezoelectric nanomaterials, 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2019).
  2. F. Iberite, M. Salerno, C. Canale, A. Rosa, L. Ricotti, Influence of substrate stiffness on human induced pluripotent stemcells: preliminary results, 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2019).
  3. F. Fontana, F. Iberite, L. Morchi, T. Pratellesi, A. Cafarelli, L. Ricotti, Highly controlled and usable system for Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Stimulation of Cells, 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2019).
  4. K. Lenartowicz, T. Gapinski, P. Galas, M. Gonsior, L. Ricotti, L. Vannozzi. 3D bioprinting handheld tool concept for innovative osteoarthritis treatment with stem cells utilization. Engineering of Biomaterials 2019.



  1. L. Ricotti, A ground-breaking approach for cartilage regeneration and osteoarthritis treatment: the ADMAIORA project, Nature Biomedical Engineering Conference 2019.
  2. H. Al-Haddad, L. Vannozzi, D. Trucco, G. Lisignoli, L. Ricotti, Gellan gum/poly (ethylene glycol) di-acrylate hydrogels with tunable mechanical properties for articular cartilage engineering, TERMIS European Chapter Meeting 2019.
  3. L. Ricotti. Piezoelectric nanomaterials and ultrasound for tissue regeneration. International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2019).
  4. F. Iacoponi, F. Iberite, F. Fontana, L. Ricotti. Biological evaluation of highly controlled low-intensity pulsed ultrasound stimulation set-ups. Conference of the European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO 2020).
  5. A. Sorriento, A.Poliziani, A. Cafarelli, G.Valenza, L. Ricotti. Non-invasive and quantitative assessment of tissues composition based on radio-frequency ultrasound data analysis. Conference of the European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO 2020).
  6. L. Riacci, L. Vannozzi, L. Garcia-Hevia, L. Ricotti, Gellan gum-based hydrogels as injectable materials for cartilage tissue engineering, Seventh National Congress of Bioengineering (GNB), 2020
  7. L. Ricotti, A. Russo, I. Bernardeschi, G. Lisignoli. ADMAIORA: a potentially ground-breaking approach for cartilage regeneration and osteoarthritis treatment, World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (WCO IOF-ESCEO), 2020.
  8. L. Vannozzi, D. Trucco, E. Teblum, M. Telkhozhayeva, S. Affatato, G. Lisignoli, G.D. Nessim, L. Ricotti, Development of a bilayered hydrogel with cartilage-mimicking mechanical and lubrication properties, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (MRS), 2020.