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Jasim Dhifaf A, Boutin Herve, Fairclough Michael, Ménard-Moyon Cécilia, Prenant Christian, Bianco Alberto, Kostarelos Kostas

Thickness of functionalized graphene oxide sheets plays critical role in tissue accumulation and urinary excretion: A pilot PET/CT study Journal Article

In: Applied Materials Today, vol. 4, pp. 24–30, 2016, ISSN: 2352-9407.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: carbon, I2CT, imaging, Nanomedicine, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Team-Bianco


Servant A, Bianco A, Prato M, Kostarelos K

Graphene for multi-functional synthetic biology: the last 'zeitgeist' in nanomedicine Journal Article

In: Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 1638–1649, 2014, ISSN: 1464-3405.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Antineoplastic Agents, carbon, Drug delivery, Drug Design, Graphite, I2CT, Nanomaterials, Nanomedicine, nanotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Team-Bianco

Marangon Iris, Ménard‐Moyon Cécilia, Kolosnjaj‐Tabi Jelena, Béoutis Marie Lys, Lartigue Lénaic, Alloyeau Damien, Pach Elzbieta, Ballesteros Belén, Autret Gwennhael, Ninjbadgar Tsedev, Brougham Dermot F, Bianco Alberto, Gazeau Florence

Covalent Functionalization of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes with a Gadolinium Chelate for Efficient T1-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging Journal Article

In: Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 24, no. 45, pp. 7173–7186, 2014, ISSN: 1616-3028.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Carbon nanotubes, contrast agents, I2CT, magnetic resonance imaging, Nanomedicine, Team-Bianco


Al-Jamal Khuloud T, Gherardini Lisa, Bardi Giuseppe, Nunes Antonio, Guo Chang, Bussy Cyrill, Herrero Antonia M, Bianco Alberto, Prato Maurizio, Kostarelos Kostas, Pizzorusso Tommaso

Functional motor recovery from brain ischemic insult by carbon nanotube-mediated siRNA silencing Journal Article

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 108, no. 27, pp. 10952–10957, 2011, ISSN: 1091-6490.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, Apoptosis, Base Sequence, Brain Ischemia, carbon, Caspase 3, Caspase Inhibitors, Cell Line, Cells, Cultured, Electron, Endothelin-1, Female, Genetic Therapy, I2CT, Inbred C57BL, Mice, Microscopy, Nanomedicine, Nanotubes, Neurons, Psychomotor Performance, Rats, RNA, RNA Interference, Small Interfering, Sprague-Dawley, Team-Bianco, Transmission


Kostarelos K, Bianco A, Prato M

Promises, facts and challenges for carbon nanotubes in imaging and therapeutics Journal Article

In: Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 4, no. 10, pp. 627–633, 2009, ISSN: 1748-3395.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, carbon, Diagnostic Imaging, Drug Evaluation, Humans, I2CT, Nanomedicine, Nanotubes, Preclinical, Team-Bianco, therapeutics

Podesta Jennifer E, Al-Jamal Khuloud T, Herrero Antonia M, Tian Bowen, Ali-Boucetta Hanene, Hegde Vikas, Bianco Alberto, Prato Maurizio, Kostarelos Kostas

Antitumor activity and prolonged survival by carbon-nanotube-mediated therapeutic siRNA silencing in a human lung xenograft model Journal Article

In: Small (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany), vol. 5, no. 10, pp. 1176–1185, 2009, ISSN: 1613-6829.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, Antineoplastic Agents, Apoptosis, carbon, Cell Line, Cell Proliferation, Electrophoresis, Gene Silencing, Humans, I2CT, Liposomes, Lung Neoplasms, Mice, Nanomedicine, Nanotubes, RNA, Small Interfering, Survival Analysis, Team-Bianco, tumor, Xenograft Model Antitumor Assays


Kostarelos Kostas, Bianco Alberto, Prato Maurizio

Hype around nanotubes creates unrealistic hopes Journal Article

In: Nature, vol. 453, no. 7193, pp. 280, 2008, ISSN: 1476-4687.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Adult Stem Cells, carbon, Humans, I2CT, Nanomedicine, Nanotubes, Reproducibility of Results, Team-Bianco

Bianco Alberto, Kostarelos Kostas, Prato Maurizio

Opportunities and challenges of carbon-based nanomaterials for cancer therapy Journal Article

In: Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 331–342, 2008, ISSN: 1742-5247.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, carbon, Electron, Humans, I2CT, Microscopy, Nanomedicine, Nanostructures, Nanotubes, Neoplasms, Pharmaceutical, Team-Bianco, Technology, Transmission


Lacerda Lara, Bianco Alberto, Prato Maurizio, Kostarelos Kostas

Carbon nanotubes as nanomedicines: from toxicology to pharmacology Journal Article

In: Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, vol. 58, no. 14, pp. 1460–1470, 2006, ISSN: 0169-409X.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, carbon, Humans, I2CT, Nanomedicine, Nanotubes, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Team-Bianco


Kostarelos K, Lacerda L, Partidos C D, Prato M, Bianco A

Carbon nanotube-mediated delivery of peptides and genes to cells: translating nanobiotechnology to therapeutics Journal Article

In: Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 41–47, 2005, ISSN: 1773-2247.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Carbon nanotubes, gene delivery, gene therapy, I2CT, Nanomedicine, Peptide delivery, Team-Bianco, Vaccination