Leonardo Ricotti

Summary

Affiliation: Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adhesion and proliferation of skeletal muscle cells on single layer poly(lactic acid) ultra-thin films
    Leonardo Ricotti
    Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Biomed Microdevices 12:809-19. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Break dance significantly increases static balance in 9 years-old soccer players
    Leonardo Ricotti
    Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Gait Posture 33:462-5. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Engineering stem cells for future medicine
    Leonardo Ricotti
    BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pontedera 56025, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 60:727-34. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Wearable and implantable pancreas substitutes
    Leonardo Ricotti
    The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025, Pontedera Pisa, Italy
    J Artif Organs 16:9-22. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Bio-hybrid muscle cell-based actuators
    Leonardo Ricotti
    BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025, Pontedera, Pisa, Italy
    Biomed Microdevices 14:987-98. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Nanostructured, highly aligned poly(hydroxy butyrate) electrospun fibers for differentiation of skeletal and cardiac muscle cells
    Leonardo Ricotti
    BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, and with the Center for Micro Bio Robotics SSSA, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, 56127 Pontedera, PI, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:3597-600. 2011
  7. doi request reprint A novel strategy for long-term implantable artificial pancreas
    Leonardo Ricotti
    BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, 56127 Pontedera, PI, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:2849-53. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Quantification of growth and differentiation of C2C12 skeletal muscle cells on PSS-PAH-based polyelectrolyte layer-by-layer nanofilms
    Leonardo Ricotti
    CRIM Lab, Polo Sant Anna Valdera, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025 Pontedera Pisa, Italy
    Biomed Mater 6:031001. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Flexible polymeric ultrathin film for mesenchymal stem cell differentiation
    Virginia Pensabene
    Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Center for MicroBioRobotics SSSA, Pontedera, Italy
    Acta Biomater 7:2883-91. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Microwrinkled conducting polymer interface for anisotropic multicellular alignment
    Francesco Greco
    Center for MicroBioRobotics SSSA, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025 Pontedera, Italy
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 5:573-84. 2013

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Adhesion and proliferation of skeletal muscle cells on single layer poly(lactic acid) ultra-thin films
    Leonardo Ricotti
    Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Biomed Microdevices 12:809-19. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint Break dance significantly increases static balance in 9 years-old soccer players
    Leonardo Ricotti
    Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Gait Posture 33:462-5. 2011
    ..The difference was significantly greater with respect to that of soccer players and "soccer+swimming" players. This was evident in all the tests performed starting from two months after the break dance activity began...
  3. doi request reprint Engineering stem cells for future medicine
    Leonardo Ricotti
    BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pontedera 56025, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 60:727-34. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Wearable and implantable pancreas substitutes
    Leonardo Ricotti
    The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025, Pontedera Pisa, Italy
    J Artif Organs 16:9-22. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Bio-hybrid muscle cell-based actuators
    Leonardo Ricotti
    BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025, Pontedera, Pisa, Italy
    Biomed Microdevices 14:987-98. 2012
    ..Future perspectives are also described, envisioning bio-hybrid actuators as key components of a new generation of machines able to show life-like movements and behaviors...
  6. doi request reprint Nanostructured, highly aligned poly(hydroxy butyrate) electrospun fibers for differentiation of skeletal and cardiac muscle cells
    Leonardo Ricotti
    BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, and with the Center for Micro Bio Robotics SSSA, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, 56127 Pontedera, PI, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:3597-600. 2011
    ..Moreover, quantitative parameters for each cell line are provided to clarify which aspects of the differentiation process are influenced by the different matrix topographies...
  7. doi request reprint A novel strategy for long-term implantable artificial pancreas
    Leonardo Ricotti
    BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, 56127 Pontedera, PI, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:2849-53. 2011
    ..Such system has the potential to represent a final solution for diabetes treatment, by fully restoring patients' quality of life...
  8. doi request reprint Quantification of growth and differentiation of C2C12 skeletal muscle cells on PSS-PAH-based polyelectrolyte layer-by-layer nanofilms
    Leonardo Ricotti
    CRIM Lab, Polo Sant Anna Valdera, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025 Pontedera Pisa, Italy
    Biomed Mater 6:031001. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Flexible polymeric ultrathin film for mesenchymal stem cell differentiation
    Virginia Pensabene
    Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Center for MicroBioRobotics SSSA, Pontedera, Italy
    Acta Biomater 7:2883-91. 2011
    ..The nanofilms did not impair the growth and differentiation of osteoblasts and chondrocytes. Moreover, nanofilm adhesion to rabbit joints was evident under ex vivo conditions...
  10. doi request reprint Microwrinkled conducting polymer interface for anisotropic multicellular alignment
    Francesco Greco
    Center for MicroBioRobotics SSSA, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025 Pontedera, Italy
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 5:573-84. 2013
    ..The combination of living cells and tunable conductive nanowrinkles will represent a unique tool for the development of innovative biomedical devices...
  11. doi request reprint Proliferation and skeletal myotube formation capability of C2C12 and H9c2 cells on isotropic and anisotropic electrospun nanofibrous PHB scaffolds
    Leonardo Ricotti
    BioRobotics Institute, Polo Sant Anna Valdera, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pontedera Pisa, Italy
    Biomed Mater 7:035010. 2012
    ..We also clarified how the nanofibrous substrate influences myotube formation, and quantified a series of myotube-related parameters for both C2C12 and H9c2 cells...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of barium titanate nanoparticles on proliferation and differentiation of rat mesenchymal stem cells
    Gianni Ciofani
    Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Center for Micro BioRobotics SSSA, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025 Pontedera Pisa, Italy
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 102:312-20. 2013
    ..Finally, differentiation in adipocytes and osteocytes was achieved in the presence of high doses of BTNPs, thus highlighting the safety of these nanostructures towards mesenchymal stem cells...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of substrata effect on cell adhesion properties using freestanding poly(L-lactic acid) nanosheets
    Toshinori Fujie
    Center for MicroBioRobotics Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34 Pontedera, Pisa, 56025, Italy
    Langmuir 27:13173-82. 2011
    ..Modulation of the stiffness of the polymeric nanosheet by utilizing a rigid underlying material will allow the constitution of a unique cell culture environment...
  14. pmc Boron nitride nanotube-mediated stimulation of cell co-culture on micro-engineered hydrogels
    Leonardo Ricotti
    The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pontedera, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e71707. 2013
    ..Finally, calcium imaging-based experiments demonstrated a higher functionality of the stimulated co-cultures. ..
  15. doi request reprint Bio/non-bio interfaces: a straightforward method for obtaining long term PDMS/muscle cell biohybrid constructs
    Giada Graziana Genchi
    Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, The BioRobotics Institute, Pisa, Italy
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 105:144-51. 2013
    ..Furthermore, modified PDMS membranes prove to be suitable to several long-term studies of cell behaviour in vitro, including muscle cell contractility investigations...
  16. doi request reprint Preparation, characterization and in vitro testing of poly(lactic-co-glycolic) acid/barium titanate nanoparticle composites for enhanced cellular proliferation
    Gianni Ciofani
    Italian Institute of Technology, Smart Materials Lab, Center for Micro BioRobotics c o Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, Pontedera, Pisa, Italy
    Biomed Microdevices 13:255-66. 2011
    ..Finally, the possibility to obtain porous scaffold and, therefore, an actual 3D culture system, is introduced...
  17. doi request reprint Hypergravity effects on myoblast proliferation and differentiation
    Gianni Ciofani
    Italian Institute of Technology, Center of MicroBioRobotics c o Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34, 56025 Pontedera Pisa, Italy
    J Biosci Bioeng 113:258-61. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Enhancement of neurite outgrowth in neuronal-like cells following boron nitride nanotube-mediated stimulation
    Gianni Ciofani
    Italian Institute of Technology c o Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34 Pontedera Pisa, 56025, Italy
    ACS Nano 4:6267-77. 2010
    ..PC12 stimulated with the present method exhibit neurite sprout 30% greater than the control cultures after 9 days of treatment...
  19. pmc Analysis of balance, rapidity, force and reaction times of soccer players at different levels of competition
    Leonardo Ricotti
    The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pontedera Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e77264. 2013
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  20. doi request reprint A flexible bioreactor system for constructing in vitro tissue and organ models
    Federico Vozzi
    CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Biotechnol Bioeng 108:2129-40. 2011
    ..The results show that endothelial cells are extremely sensitive to small levels of shear stress and that the presence of heterotypic signals from endothelial cells enhances the endogenous metabolic function of hepatocytes...