Peer-Reviewed Publications

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-1211-9629

  1. Panariello F*, Gagliano O*, Luni C*, Grimaldi A*, Angiolillo S, Qin W, Manfredi A, Annunziata P, Slovin S, Vaccaro L, Riccardo S, Bouche V, Dionisi M, Salvi M, Martewicz S, Hu M, Cui M, Stuart H, Laterza C, Baruzzo G, Schiebinger G, Di Camillo B, Cacchiarelli D, Elvassore N. 2023. "Cellular population dynamics shape the route to human pluripotency". Nat Commun 14:2829. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-37270-w

    Selected as Featured Article

  2. Luni C#, Urciuolo A#, Crook J#, Gentile C#. 2023."Editorial: New trends in biomimetic tissue and organ modelling". Front Med Technol (5). DOI: 10.3389/fmedt.2023.1182828

  3. Cesare E*, Urciuolo A*, Stuart HT*, Torchio E, Gesualdo A, Laterza C, Gagliano O, Martewicz S, Cui M, Manfredi A, Di Filippo L, Sabatelli P, Squarzoni S, Zorzan I, Betto RM, Martello G, Cacchiarelli D, Luni C, Elvassore N. 2022. "3D ECM-rich environment sustains the identity of naive human iPSCs". Cell Stem Cell 29(12):1703-1717.e7. DOI: 10.1016/j.stem.2022.11.011

  4. Martewicz S, Zhu X, Qu S, Cui M, Grespan E, Luni C, Jiang B, Yang G, Elvassore N. 2022. "Micropillar based phenotypic screening platform uncovers involvement of HDAC2 in nuclear deformability". Biomaterials 286:121564. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2022.121564

  5. Rui X, Cui M, Martewicz S, Hu M, Gagliano O, Elvassore N, Luni C#. 2022. "Extracellular phosphoprotein regulation is affected by culture system scale-down". BBA-Gen Subjects 1866(8):130165. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2022.130165

  6. Luni C, Gagliano O, Elvassore N. 2022. "Derivation and differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells in microfluidic devices". Annu Rev Biomed Eng 24:231-248. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-bioeng-092021-042744

  7. Giobbe GG, Bonfante F, Jones BC, Gagliano O, Luni C, Zambaiti E, Perin S, Laterza C, Busslinger G, Stuart H, Pagliari M, Bortolami A, Mazzetto E, Manfredi A, Colantuono C, Di Filippo L, Pellegata A, Panzarin V, Thapar N, Li VSW, Eaton S, Cacchiarelli D, Clevers H, Elvassore N, De Coppi P. 2021. "SARS-CoV-2 infection and replication in human gastric organoids". Nat Commun 12:6610. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26762-2

  8. Gagliano O, Luni C, Li Y, Angiolillo S, Qin W, Panariello F, Cacchiarelli D, Takahashi JS, Elvassore N. 2021. "Synchronization between peripheral circadian clock and feeding-fasting cycles in microfluidic device sustains oscillatory pattern of transcriptome". Nat Commun 12: 6185. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26294-9

  9. Michielin F, Giobbe GG, Luni C, Hu Q, Maroni I, Orford MR, Manfredi A, Di Filippo L, David AL, Cacchiarelli D, De Coppi P, Eaton S, Elvassore N. 2020. "The microfluidic environment reveals a hidden role of self-organizing extracellular matrix in hepatic commitment and organoid formation of hiPSC". Cell Rep 33, 108453. DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108453

  10. Martewicz S, Luni C, Zhu X, Cui M, Hu M, Qu S, Buratto D, Yang G, Grespan E, Elvassore N. 2020. "Nuclear morphological remodeling in human granulocytes is linked to prenylation independently from cytoskeleton". Cells-Basel 9:2509. DOI: 10.3390/cells9112509

  11. Raffa P*, Scattolini V*, Gerli MFM, Perin S, Cui M, De Coppi P, Elvassore N, Caccin P, Luni C, Urciuolo A. 2020. "Decellularized skeletal muscles display neurotrophic effects in three‐dimensional organotypic cultures". STEM CELLS Transl Med 1-11. DOI: 10.1002/sctm.20-0090

  12. Urciuolo A, Serena E, Ghua R, Zatti S, Giomo M, Mattei N, Vetralla M, Selmin G, Luni C, Vitulo N, Valle G, Vitiello L, Elvassore N. 2020. "Engineering a 3D in vitro model of human skeletal muscle at the single fiber scale". PLoS ONE 15(5):e0232081. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232081

  13. Giobbe GG*, Crowley C*, Luni C*, Campinoti S, Khedr M, Kretzschmar K, De Santis MM, Zambaiti E, Hu Q, Michielin F, Meran L, Urbani L, Manfredi A, van Son G, Eaton S, Cacchiarelli D, Li VSW, Clevers H, Bonfanti P, Elvassore N, De Coppi P. 2019. "Extracellular matrix hydrogel derived from decellularized tissues enables endoderm organoid culture". Nat Commun 10:5658. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13605-4

  14. Top 50 most read Nature Communications articles in life and biological sciences published in 2019 (ranking 28th).
  15. Tonon F*, Giobbe GG*, Zambon A, Luni C, Gagliano O, Floreani A, Grassi G, Elvassore N. 2019. "In vitro metabolic zonation through oxygen gradient on a chip". Sci Rep 9(1):13557. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-49412-6

  16. Gagliano O*, Luni C*, Qin W, Bertin E, Torchio E, Galvanin S, Urciuolo A, Elvassore N. 2019. "Microfluidic reprogramming to pluripotency of human somatic cells". Nat Prot 14:722–737. DOI: 10.1038/s41596-018-0108-4

  17. Zoso A, Zambon A, Gagliano O, Giulitti S, Prevedello L, Fadini GP, Luni C, Elvassore N. 2019. "Cross-talk of healthy and impaired human tissues for dissection of disease pathogenesis". Biotechnol Progr 35:e2766. DOI: 10.1002/btpr.2766

  18. Beninatto R, Barbera C, De Lucchi O, Borsato G, Serena E, Guarise C, Pavan M, Luni C, Martewicz S, Galesso D, Elvassore N. 2019. "Photocrosslinked hydrogels from coumarin derivatives of hyaluronic acid for tissue engineering applications". Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 96:625–634. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2018.11.052

  19. Martewicz S*, Luni C*, Serena E, Pavan P, Chen VH-S, Rampazzo A, Elvassore N. 2019. "Transcriptomic characterization of a human in vitro model of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy under topological and mechanical stimuli". Ann Biomed Eng. 47(3):852-865. DOI: 10.1007/s10439-018-02134-8

  20. Hu Q, Luni C, Elvassore N. 2018. "Microfluidics for secretome analysis under enhanced endogenous signaling". Biochem Bioph Res Co 497(2):480-484. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.02.025

  21. Scattolini V*, Luni C*, Zambon A, Galvanin S, Gagliano O, Ciubotaru CD, Avogaro A, Mammano F, Elvassore N, Fadini GP. 2016. "Simvastatin rapidly and reversibly inhibits insulin secretion in intact single-islet cultures". Diabetes Ther 7(4):679-693. DOI: 10.1007/s13300-016-0210-y

  22. Gagliano O, Elvassore N, Luni C#. 2016. "Microfluidic technology enhances the potential of human pluripotent stem cells". Biochem Bioph Res Co 473(3):683-687. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2015.12.058

  23. Luni C*, Giulitti S*, Serena E, Ferrari L, Zambon A, Gagliano O, Giobbe GG, Michielin F, Knöbel S, Bosio A, Elvassore N. 2016. "High-efficiency cellular reprogramming with microfluidics". Nat Methods 13(5):446-452. DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.3832

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  25. Giobbe GG, Michielin F, Luni C, Giulitti S, Martewicz S, Dupont S, Floreani A, Elvassore N. 2015. "Functional differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells on a chip". Nat Methods 12:637-640. DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.3411

  26. Lamberti F, Brigo L, Favaro M, Luni C, Zoso A, Cattelan M, Agnoli S, Brusatin G, Granozzi G, Giomo M, Elvassore N. 2014. "Optoelectrochemical biorecognition by optically transparent highly conductive graphene-modified fluorine-doped tin oxide substrates". ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 6(24):22769-77. DOI: 10.1021/am506941u

  27. Zambon A, Zoso A, Luni C, Frommer WB, Elvassore N. 2014. "Determination of glucose flux in live myoblasts by microfluidic nanosensing and mathematical modeling". Integr Biol 6(3):277-88. DOI: 10.1039/ C3IB40204E

    Selected as an Integrative Biology HOT Article

  28. Luni C, Serena E, Elvassore N. 2014. "Human-on-chip for therapy development and fundamental science". Curr Opin Biotech 25:45-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2013.08.015

  29. Franzin C, Piccoli M, Serena E, Bertin E, Urbani L, Luni C, Pasqualetto V, Eaton S, Elvassore N, De Coppi P, Pozzobon M. 2013. "Single-cell PCR analysis of murine embryonic stem cells cultured on different substrates highlights heterogeneous expression of stem cell markers". Biol Cell 105(12):549-560. DOI: 10.1111/boc.201300034

  30. Luni C*, Michielin F*, Barzon L, Calabrò V, Elvassore N. 2013. "Stochastic model-assisted development of efficient low-dose viral transduction in microfluidics". Biophys J 104(4):934-942. DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2012.12.049

  31. Luni C, Marth JD, Doyle III FJ. 2012. "Computational modeling of glucose transport in pancreatic β-cells identifies metabolic thresholds and therapeutic targets in diabetes". PLoS ONE 7(12):e53130. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053130

  32. Lamberti F*, Luni C*, Zambon A, Serra PA, Giomo M, Elvassore N. 2012. "Flow biosensing and sampling in indirect electrochemical detection". Biomicrofluidics 6(2) pii: 024114. DOI: 10.1063/1.4705368

    Selected for the May 1, 2012 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research

  33. Zatti S, Zoso A, Serena E, Luni C, Cimetta E, Elvassore N. 2012. "Micro-patterning topology on soft substrates affects myoblasts proliferation and differentiation". Langmuir 28(5):2718-2726. DOI: 10.1021/la204776e

  34. Luni C, Doyle III FJ. 2011. "Robust multi-drug therapy design and application to insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes". Int J Robust Nonlin 21(15):1730-1741. DOI: 10.1002/rnc.1756

  35. Luni C, Zagallo M, Albania L, Piccoli M, Pozzobon M, De Coppi P, Elvassore N. 2011. "Design of a stirred multi-well bioreactor for expansion of CD34+ umbilical cord blood cells in hypoxic conditions". Biotechnol Prog 27(4):1154-1162. DOI: 10.1002/btpr.582

  36. Luni C, Doyle III FJ, Elvassore N. 2011. "Cell population modeling describes intrinsic heterogeneity: hematopoietic stem cells, a case study". IET Syst Biol 5(3):164-173. DOI: 10.1049/iet-syb.2009.0059

    Awarded The IET Systems Biology Premium Award 2013

  37. Luni C, Shoemaker JE, Sanft KR, Petzold LR, Doyle III FJ. 2010. "Confidence from uncertainty - A multi-target drug screening method from robust control theory". BMC Syst Biol 4(1):161-171. DOI: 10.1186/1752-0509-4-161

  38. Luni C*, Feldman HC*, Pozzobon M, De Coppi P, Meinhart CD, Elvassore N. 2010. "Microliter-bioreactor array with buoyancy-driven stirring for human hematopoietic stem cell culture". Biomicrofluidics 4(3) pii: 034105. DOI: 10.1063/1.3380627

    Selected for the August 15, 2010 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research

  39. Luni C, Sanft KR, Petzold LR, Doyle III FJ. 2010. "Modelling of detailed insulin receptor kinetics affects sensitivity and noise in the downstream signalling pathway". Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems (DYCOPS 2010), Leuven, Belgium, July 5-7, 2010

  40. Flaibani M, Luni C, Sbalchiero E, Elvassore N. 2009. "Flow cytometric cell cycle analysis of muscle precursor cells cultured within 3D scaffolds in a perfusion bioreactor". Biotechnol Prog 25(1):286-295. DOI: 10.1002/btpr.40

  41. Zavan B, Vindigni V, Vezzù K, Zorzato G, Luni C, Abatangelo G, Elvassore N, Cortivo R. 2009. "Hyaluronan based porous nano-particles enriched with growth factors for the treatment of ulcers: a placebo-controlled study". J Mater Sci Mater Med 20(1):235-247. DOI: 10.1007/s10856-008-3566-3