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Tapeinos C. and Pandit A., Physical, chemical and biological structures based on ROS-sensitive moieties that are able to respond to oxidative microenvironments. Advanced Materials, 28 (2016) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201505376. IF=18.960

Groppa E., Brkic S., Bovo E., Reginato S., Sacchi V., Heberer M., Gianni-Barrera R., Banfi A. VEGF dose regulates vascular stabilization through Semaphorin3A and the Neuropilin-1+ monocyte/TGF-β1 paracrine axis. EMBO Mol Med., 7 (2015) DOI: 10.15252/emmm.201405003. IF=9.547

Girotti A., Orbanic D., Ibáñez-Fonseca A., Gonzalez-Obeso C. and Rodríguez-Cabello J. C. Recombinant technology in the development of materials and systems for soft-tissue repair. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4 (2015) DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201500152. IF= 5.79

Nazir R., Balciunas E., Buczyńska D., Bourquard F., Kowalska D., Gray D., Maćkowski S., Farsari M. and D.T. Gryko D. T. Donor–acceptor type thioxanthones: synthesis, optical properties and two-photon induced polymerization. Macromolecules, 48:8 (2015) DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00336. IF=5.554

Tapeinos C., Larranaga A., Sarasua J.-R. and Pandit A., Functionalised collagen spheres reduce H2O2 mediated apoptosis by scavenging overexpressed ROS. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine. In Press (2017) DOI: 10.1016/j.nano.2017.03.022. IF=5.671

Nazir R., Thorsted B., Balčiūnas E., Mazur L., Deperasińska I., Samoć M., Brewer J., Farsari M. and T. Gryko D. T. π-Expanded 1,3-diketones–synthesis, optical properties and application in two-photon polymerization. J. Mater. Chem. C, 4 (2016) DOI: 10.1039/C5TC03334A. IF=5.066

Thomas D., Gaspar D., Sorushanova A., Milcovich G., Spanoudes K., Mullen A. M., O’Brien T., Pandit A. and Zeugolis D. Scaffold and scaffold-free self-assembled systems in regenerative medicine. Biotechnol Bioeng, 9999 (2015) DOI: 10.1002/bit.25869. IF= 4.243

Cao H., Dong Y., Bre L., Tapeinos C., Wang W. and Pandit A., An acetal-based polymeric crosslinker with controlled pH-sensitivity. RSC Advances, 6 (2016) DOI: 10.1039/C6RA00423G. IF=3.289

Nazir R., Bourquard F., Balčiūnas E., Smoleń S., Gray D., Tkachenko N. V., Farsari M. and Gryko D. T. π-expanded α,β-unsaturated ketones: synthesis, optical properties, and two-photon-induced polymerization. ChemPhysChem, 16:3 (2015) DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201402646. IF=3.138

Santos M.,González-Obeso C., Orbanic D., Pérez del Río E. and Arias F. J. Advanced systems for controlled drug delivery from chemically modified Elastin-like Recombinamers. Current Organic Chemistry, 21 (2017) DOI: 10.2174/1385272820666160511120925. IF=1.949.

Deidda G., Jonnalagadda S. V. R, Spies J. W., Ranella A., Mossou E., Forsyth V. T., Edward Mitchell P., Bowler M. W., Tamamis P., and Mitraki A. Self-assembled amyloid peptides with Arg-Gly-Asp (RGD) motifs as scaffolds for tissue engineering. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng., In Press (2016) DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00570.

De Santis R., Gloria A., Russo T., D’Amora U., Rodrigues D. F. L., Colella F., Ronca D., Ambrosio L. An analysis on the inserts for piezoelectric bone surgery: the effect of cutting and sterilization processes. International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT), 4:8 (2015). IF= 0.765

Martino M., Brkić Š., Bovo E., Burger M., Schaefer D., Wolff T., Gürke L., Briquez P., Larsson H., Gianni-Barrera R., Hubbell J. and Banfi A. Extracellular matrix and growth factor engineering for controlled angiogenesis in regenerative medicine. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 3:45 (2015) DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2015.00045.

Gloria A., Russo T., Rodrigues D.F.L., D’Amora U., Colella F., Improta G., Triassi M., de Santis R. and Ambrosio L. From 3D hierarchical scaffolds for tissue engineering to advanced hydrogel-based and complex devices for in situ cell or drug release. Procedia CIRP, 49 (2016) DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2015.07.036.

Loo Y., Goktas M., Tekinay A.B., Guler M.O., Hauser C.A. and Mitraki A. Self-assembled proteins and peptides as scaffolds for tissue regeneration. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4:16 (2015) DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201500402. IF=5.76

Palma M., Hardy J. G., Tadayyon G., Farsari M., Wind S. J. and Biggs M. J. Advances in functional assemblies for regenerative medicine. Advanced Healthcare Materials 4:16 (2015) DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201500412. IF=5.76

Govindharajulu J. P., Chen X., Li Y., Rodriguez-Cabello J. C., Battacharya M. and Aparicio C., Chitosan-recombinamer layer-by-layer coatings for multifunctional implants, Int. J. Mol. Sci., 18:2 (2017) DOI: 10.3390/ijms18020369. IF=3.257

Rodríguez-Cabello, J. C., Arias F. J., Rodrigo M.A. and Girotti A. Elastin-like polypeptides in drug delivery. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 91 (2016) DOI: 10.1016/j.addr.2015.12.007. IF=15.606

Contessotto P., Browne S., Brody S. and Pandit A. Cardiac valves: Biologic and Synthetic, In Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering, Elsevier (2017) DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-803581-8.10125-0.

Arias F. J., Acosta-Rodríguez S., Flora T., Serrano-Dúcar S. Biomedical Applications of Recombinant Proteins and Derived Polypeptides, In Biopolymers for Medical Applications, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group (2016) DOI: 10.1201/9781315368863-9.

Rnjak-Kovacina J., Daamen W. F., Orbanic D., Rodriguez-Cabello J. C. and Weiss A. S. Elastin Biopolymers, In Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering, Elsevier (2017) DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-803581-8.10187-0.

Selected Press

AngioMatTrain Hosting Children’s Workshop on How Spheres are Used for Drug Delivery, Galway Advertiser, March 2017

AngioMatTrain Hosting Symposia at TERMIS-EU Conference, NUI Galway News and Events Website, June 2016

Paolo Contessotto (ESR 1) and Gesmi Milcovich (ESR 3) Winning Poster at World Biomaterials Congress, NUI Galway News and Events Website, May 2016

Paolo Contessotto (ESR 1) Competing in FameLab, NUI Galway News and Events Website, February 2016

Research Summer School 3, NUI Galway News and Events Website, March 2015

AngioMatTrain Primary School Visit, NUI Galway News and Events Website, May 2014

Experiences Coordinating a Marie Curie ITN, Research Matters, Winter 2013

AngioMatTrain Announcement, NUI Galway Research Website, June 2012