1. Li S, Ulloa Severino FP, Ban J, Wang L, Pinato G, Torre V and Chen Y. (2018)Improved neuron culture using scaffolds made of three-dimensional PDMS micro-lattices. Biomedical Materials. Jan 15. doi: 10.1088/1748-605X/aaa777.
  2. Andolfi L, Murello A, Cassese D, Ban J, Dal Zilio S and Lazzarino M. (2017) High aspect ratio silicon nanowires control fibroblast adhesion and cytoskeleton organization”, Nanotechnology. Apr 18;28(15):155102. doi: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa5f3a.
  3. Pozzi D, Ban J, Iseppon F and Torre V. (2017) An improved method for growing neurons: comparison with standard protocols, Journal of Neuroscience Methods. Jan 27;280:1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.01.013.
  4. Ulloa Severino FP, Ban J, Song Q, Tang M, Bianconi G, Cheng G and Torre V. (2016) The role of dimensionality in neuronal network dynamics, Scientific Reports. 6, 29640; DOI: 10.1038/srep29640
  5. Shabbir A, Bianchetti E, Cargonja R, Petrovic A, Mladinic M, Pilipović K, Nistri A. (2015)Motoneuron survival after excitotoxic stress is related to HSP70 expression in a rat spinal cord injury model in vitro. Eur J Neurosci, 42:3054-65.
  6. Mladinic M, Nistri A, Dekanic A. (2015)How the discovery of neuronal stem cells have changed neuroscience and perspective for the therapy for central nervous system illnesses. Period Biol, 117:185-192.
  7. Mladinic M, Nistri A. (2015)Dynamic expression of ATF3 as a novel tool to study activation and migration of endogenous spinal stem cells and their role in neural repair. Neural Regen Res, 10(5):713-714. (Perspective)
  8. Mladinic M, Nistri A. (2014) The differential intracellular expression of the novel marker ATF-3 characterizes the quiescent or activated state of endogenous spinal stem cells: a tool to study neurorepair? J Spine, 3:3. (Editorial)
  9. Mladinic M, Bianchetti E, Dekanic A, Mazzone GL, Nistri A. (2014) ATF3 is a novel nuclear marker for migrating ependymal stem cells in the rat spinal cord. Stem Cell Res. 12:815-27.
  10. Lien LT, Ban J, Tormen M, Migliorini E, Grenci G, Pozzato A and Torre V. (2013) Can Hippocampal Neurites and Growth Cones Climb over Obstacles?,PLoS One. Sep 6;8(9):e73966. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073966
  11. Amin L, Ercolini E, Ban J. and Torre V. (2013) Comparison of the Force Exerted by Hippocampal and DRG Growth Cones, PLoS One. Aug 21;8(8):e73025.  DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073025
  12. Migliorini E, Ban J, Grenci G, Andolfi L, Pozzato A, Tormen M, Torre V and Lazzarino M. (2013) Nanomechanics controls neuronal precursors adhesion and differentiation, Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 110: 2301–2310. DOI:10.1002/bit.24880
  13. Mazzone GL, Mladinic M, Nistri A. (2013) Excitotoxic cell death induces delayed proliferation of endogenous neuroprogenitor cells in organotypic slice cultures of the rat spinal cord. Cell Death Dis. 4:e902.
  14. Bianchetti E, Mladinic M, Nistri A. (2013) Mechanisms underlying cell death in ischemia-like damage to the rat spinal cord in vitro. Cell Death Dis. 4:e707.
  15. Mladinic M, Andrea N. (2013) Microelectrode arrays in combination with in vitro models of spinal cord injury as tools to investigate pathological changes in network activity: facts and promises. Frontiers in Neuroengineering, 6:2.
  16. Pinato G, Lien LT, Ansuini A, Ban J, D’Este E, Cojoc D and Torre V. (2012) Less than 5 Netrin-1 molecules initiate attraction but 200 Sema3A molecules are necessary for repulsion, Scientific Reports. 2:675. DOI:10.1038/srep00675
  17. Cifra A, Mazzone GL, Nani F, Nistri A and Mladinic M. (2012) Postnatal developmental profile of neurons and glia in motor nuclei of the brainstem and spinal cord, and its comparison with organotypic slice cultures. Developmental Neurobiology, 72:1140-1160.
  18. Migliorini E, Grenci G, Ban J, Pozzato A, Tormen M, Lazzarino M, Torre V and Ruaro ME. (2011) Acceleration of neuronal precursors differentiation induced by substrate nanotopography. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Nov;108(11):2736-46.  DOI: 10.1002/bit.23232
  19. Ban J, Migliorini E, Di Foggia V, Lazzarino M, Ruaro ME and Torre V. (2011) Fragmentation as a mechanism for growth cone pruning and degeneration. Stem Cells and Development, Jun;20(6):1031-41. DOI:10.1089/scd.2010.0217
  20. Kuzhandaivel A, Nistri A, Mazzone GL, Mladinic M. (2011) Molecular mechanisms underlying cell death in spinal networks in relation to locomotor activity after acute injury in vitro. Front Cell Neurosci 5:9.
  21. Nasrabady SE, Kuzhandaivel A, Mladinic M, Nistri A. (2011) Effects of 6,5-(H)phenanthridinone, an inhibitor of poly(ADP-ribose)polymerase-1 activity (PARP-1), on locomotor networks of the rat isolated spinal cord. Cell Mol Neurobiol, 31:503-508.
  22. Mladinic M, Lefevre C, Del Bel E, Digby M. (2010) Developmental changes of gene expression after spinal cord injury in neonatal opossums. Brain Res, 1363:20-39.
  23. Kuzhandaivel A, Nistri A, Mladinic M. (2010) Kainate-mediated excitotoxicity induces neuronal death in the rat spinal cord in vitro via a PARP-1 dependent cell death pathway (parthanatos). Cell Mol Neurobiol, 30:1001–1012.
  24. Kuzhandaivel A, Margaryan G, Nistri A, Mladinic M. (2010) Extensive occurrence of glial apoptosis develops early after hypoxic-dysmetabolic insult to the neonatal rat spinal cord in vitro. Neuroscience, 169:325-338.
  25. Mazzone GL, Margaryan G, Kuzhandaivel A, Ebrahimi Nasrabady S, Mladinic M, Nistri A. (2010) Kainate-induced delayed onset of excitotoxicity with functional loss unrelated to the extent of neuronal damage in the in vitro spinal cord. Neuroscience, 168:451-462.
  26. Nistri A, Taccola G, Mladinic M, Margaryan G, Kuzhandaivel A. (2010) Deconstructing locomotor networks with experimental injury to define their membership. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 1198:242-251.
  27. Margaryan G, Mattioli C, Mladinic M, Nistri A. (2010) Neuroprotection of locomotor networks after experimental injury to the neonatal rat spinal cord in vitro. Neuroscience, 165:996–1010.
  28. Taccola G, Mladinic M, Nistri A. (2010) Dynamics of early locomotor network dysfunction following a focal lesion in an in vitro model of spinal injury. Eur J Neurosci, 31: 60–78.
  29. Margaryan G, Mladinic M, Mattioli C, Nistri A. (2009) Extracellular Mg2+ enhances the damage to locomotor networks produced by metabolic perturbation mimicking spinal injury in the neonatal rat spinal cord in vitro. Neuroscience 163: 669-682.
  30. Mladinic M, Muller KJ, Nicholls JG. (2009) Central nervous system regeneration: from leech to opossum. J Physiol 587(Pt 12): 2775-2782.
  31. Del Bel EA, da Silva CA, Mladinic M. (2009) O trauma raquimedular/The spinal cord injury/El trauma raquimedular. COLUNA/COLUMNA, 8:1-9.
  32. Bakeine GJ, Ban J, Grenci G, Pozzato A, Dal Zilio S, Prasciolu M, Businaro L, Tormen M, Ruaro ME. (2009) Design, fabrication and evaluation of nanoscale surface topography as a tool in directing differentiation and organisation of embryonic stem-cell-derived neural precursors. Microelectronic Engineering, 86: 1435–1438. DOI: 10.1016/j.mee.2009.01.032
  33. Kondra S, Laishram J, Ban J, Migliorini E, Di Foggia V, Lazzarino M, Torre V and Ruaro ME. (2009) Integration of Confocal and Atomic Force Microscopy Images. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Feb 15;177(1):94-107. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2008.09.034
  34. Taccola G, Margaryan G, Mladinic M, Nistri A. (2008) Kainate and metabolic perturbation mimicking spinal injury differentially contribute to early damage of locomotor networks in the in vitro neonatal rat spinal cord. Neuroscience 155: 538-555.
  35. Mladinic M. (2007) Changes in cAMP levels in the developing opossum spinal cord at the time when regeneration stops being possible. Cell Mol Neurobiol 27: 883-888.
  36. Mladinic M, Del Bel E, Nicholls J. (2007) Increase of annexin 1 immunoreactivity in spinal cord of newborn opossum (Monodelphis domestica) at the time when regeneration after injury stops being possible. Histol Histopathol 22: 1205-1211.
  37. Ban J, Bonifazi P, Pinato G, Broccard F, Studer L, Torre V and Ruaro ME. (2007) ES-derived neurons form functional neuronal networks in vitro. Stem Cells, Mar 25(3):738-749. DOI: 10.1634/stemcells.2006-0246
  38. Mladinic M, Wintzer M, Del Bel E, Casseler C, Lazarevic D, Crowella S, Gustincich S, Cattaneo A, Nicholls J. (2005) Differential expression of genes at stages when regeneration can and cannot occur after injury to immature mammalian spinal cord. Cell Mol Neurobiol 25: 407-426.
  39. Wintzer M, Mladinic M, Lazarevic D, Casseler C, Cattaneo A, Nicholls J. (2004) Strategies for identifying genes that play a role in spinal cord regeneration. J Anat 204: 3-11.
  40. Mladinic M, Wintzer M. (2002) Changes in mRNA content of developing opossum spinal cord at stages when regeneration can and cannot occur after injury. Brain Res Brain Res Rev 40: 317-324.
  41. Didelon F, Sciancalepore M, Savic N, Mladinic M, Bradbury A, Cherubini E. (2002) γ-Aminobutyric acidA ρ receptor subunits in the developing rat hippocampus. J Neurosci Res 67: 739-744.
  42. Didelon F, Mladinic M, Cherubini E, Bradbury A. (2000) Early expression of GABAA receptor delta subunit in the neonatal rat hippocampus. J Neurosci Res 62: 638-643.
  43. Mladinic M, Didelon F, Cherubini E, Bradbury A. (2000) Specific” oligonucleotides often recognise more than one gene: the limits of in situ hybridization applied to GABA receptors. J Neurosci Methods 98: 33-42.
  44. Mladinic M, Becchetti A, Didelon F, Bradbury A, Cherubini E. (1999) Low expression of the ClC-2 chloride channel during postnatal development: a mechanism for the paradoxical depolarizing action of GABA and gycine in the hippocampus. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 266: 1207-1213