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Culturing and expansion of  “clinical grade” precursors cells from the fetal human central nervous system.
Vaccinia virus expressing bone morphogenetic protein-4 in novel glioblastoma orthotopic models facilitates enhanced tumor regression and long-term survival.”
 A novel bioactive peptide: assessing its activity over murine neural stem cells and its potential for neural tissue engineering.
Stemness underpinning all steps of human colorectal cancer defines the core of effective therapeutic strategies. EBioMedicine, 44, 346-360.
The EphA2 Receptor Drives Self-Renewal and Tumorigenicity in Stem-Like Tumor-Propagating Cells from Human Glioblastomas.

Gelati M, Profico D, Projetti-Pensi M, Muzi G, Sgaravizzi G, Vescovi AL. “Culturing and expansion of “clinical grade” precursors cells from the fetal human central nervous system.” Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1059:65-77. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-574-3_6.

Duggal R, Geissinger U, Zhang Q, Aguilar J, Chen NG, Binda E, Vescovi AL, Szalay AA. “Vaccinia virus expressing bone morphogenetic protein-4 in novel glioblastoma orthotopic models facilitates enhanced tumor regression and long-term survival.” J Transl Med. 2013 Jun 24;11(1):155. [Epub ahead of print]

Caprini A, Silva D, Zanoni I, Cunha C, Volontè C, Vescovi A, Gelain F. “A novel bioactive peptide: assessing its activity over murine neural stem cells and its potential for neural tissue engineering.” N Biotechnol. 2013 Mar 26. pii: S1871-6784(13)00038-1. doi: 10.1016/j.nbt.2013.03.005. [Epub ahead of print] 12

Visioli, A., F. Giani, N. Trivieri, R. Pracella, E. Miccinilli, M. G. Cariglia, O. Palumbo, A. Arleo, F. Dezi, M. Copetti, L. Cajola, S. Restelli, V. Papa, A. Sciuto, T. P. Latiano, M. Carella, D. Amadori, G. Gallerani, R. Ricci, S. Alfieri, G. Pesole, A. L. Vescovi & E. Binda (2019)

Elena Binda, Alberto Visioli, Fabrizio Giani, Giuseppe Lamorte, Massimiliano Copetti, Ken L. Pitter, Jason T. Huse, Laura Cajola, Nadia Zanetti, Francesco DiMeco, Lidia De Filippis, Annunziato Mangiola, Giulio Maira, Carmelo Anile, Pasquale De Bonis, Brent A. Reynolds, Elena B. Pasquale and Angelo L. Vescovi. The EphA2 Receptor Drives Self-Renewal and Tumorigenicity in Stem-Like Tumor-Propagating Cells from Human Glioblastomas. Cancer Cell 2012 Dec 11;22(6):765-80.

Heterogeneity of cancer-initiating cells within glioblastoma.
New bioactive motifs and their use in functionalized selfassembling peptides for NSC differentiation and neural tissue engineering
Wnt5a Drives an Invasive Phenotype in Human Glioblastoma Stem-like Cells. Cancer Res, 77, 996-1007.
CD90 is identified as a marker for cancer stem cells in primary high-grade gliomas using tissue microarrays
He J, Liu Y, Zhu T, Zhu J, Dimeco F, Vescovi AL, Heth JA, Muraszko KM, Fan X, Lubman DM. CD90 is identified as a marker for cancer stem cells in primary high-grade gliomas using tissue microarrays. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2011 Dec 27.

Binda E, Visioli A, Reynolds B, Vescovi AL. Heterogeneity of cancer-initiating cells within glioblastoma. Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2012 Jun 1;4:1235-48.

Gelain F, Cigognini D, Caprini A, Silva D, Colleoni B, Donegá M, Antonini S, Cohen BE, Vescovi A. New bioactive motifs and their use in functionalized selfassembling peptides for NSC differentiation and neural tissue engineering. Nanoscale2012 Apr 28;4(9):2946-57. Epub 2012 Apr 4.

Binda, E., A. Visioli, F. Giani, N. Trivieri, O. Palumbo, S. Restelli, F. Dezi, T. Mazza, C. Fusilli, F. Legnani, M. Carella, F. Di Meco, R. Duggal & A. L. Vescovi (2017)

He J, Liu Y, Zhu T, Zhu J, Dimeco F, Vescovi AL, Heth JA, Muraszko KM, Fan X, Lubman DM. CD90 is identified as a marker for cancer stem cells in primary high-grade gliomas using tissue microarrays. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2011 Dec 27.

Ferrari D, Zalfa C, Rota Nodari L, Gelati M, Carlessi L, Delia D, Vescovi AL, De Filippis L. Differential pathotropism of non-immortalized and immortalized human neural stem cell lines in a focal demyelination model. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2011 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22076651

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