Stefano Vassanelli's 'NeuroChip' Lab

Publications

Journal articles

2013

M Maschietto, S Girardi, M Dal Maschio, M Scorzeto, S Vassanelli. Sodium channel β2 subunit promotes filopodia-like processes and expansion of the dendritic tree in developing rat hippocampal neurons. Front. Cell. Neurosci. 7(2):1-14

2012

S Vassanelli, M Mahmud, S Girardi, M Maschietto. On the Way to Large-Scale and High-Resolution Brain-Chip Interfacing. Cognitive Computation 4:71- 81

P Brun, M Scorzeto, S Vassanelli, I Castagliuolo, G Palù, F Ghezzo, GML Messina,G Iucci,V Battaglia, S Sivolella, A Bagno, G Polzonetti, G Marletta, M Dettin. Mechanisms underlying the attachment and spreading of human osteoblasts: from transient interactions to focal adhesions on vitronectin-grafted bioactive surfaces. Acta Biomater. 9:6105- 6115

M Mahmud, A Bertoldo, S Girardi, M Maschietto, S Vassanelli. SigMate: A Matlab-based automated tool for extracellular neuronal signal processing and analysis J. Neurosci. Meth. 207:97- 112

M Mahmud, D Travalin, A Bertoldo, S Girardi, M Maschietto, S Vassanelli. An Automated Classification Method for Single Sweep Local Field Potentials Recorded from Rat Barrel Cortex under Mechanical Whisker Stimulation. J. Med. Biol. Eng. 32(6): 397-404 MM Rahman, M Mahmud, S Vassanelli. Bistability of Sodium channels increases the safety-factor at the Neuromuscular Junction. Clin. EEG Neurosci. 43(3): 244-

2011

M Giacomello, S Girardi, M Scorzeto, A Peruffo, M Maschietto, B Cozzi, S Vassanelli. Stimulation of Ca(2+) signals in neurons by electrically coupled electrolyte-oxide-semiconductor capacitors. J. Neurosci. Meth. 172: 211- 217

S Vassanelli. Brain-Chip Interfaces: The Present and The Future Procedia Computer Science 7:61- 64 E Cianci, S Lattanzio, G Seguini, S Vassanelli, M Fanciulli. Atomic layer deposited TiO2 for implantable brain-chip interfacing devices. Thin Solid Films 520(14): 4745-4748

M Quarta, M Scorzeto, M Canato, M Dal Maschio, D Conte, B Blaaw, S Vassanelli, C Reggiani. The modulation of myogenic cells differentiation using a semiconductor-muscle junction. Biomaterials, 32(18):4228- 4237

M Mahmud, E Pasqualotto, A Bertoldo, S Girardi, M Maschietto, S Vassanelli. An automated method for detection of layer activation order in information processing pathway of rat barrel cortex under mechanical whisker stimulation. J. Neurosci. Meth. 196:141- 150

2010

M Canato, M Dal Maschio, F Sbrana, R Raiteri, C Reggiani, S Vassanelli, A Megighian. Mechanical and Electrophysiological Properties of the Sarcolemma of Muscle Fibers in Two Murine Models of Muscle Dystrophy: Col6a1-/- and Mdx. J. Biomed. Biotechnol. 2010: 981945

2009

G Bisson, M Balduzzo, AT Minelli, M Dal Maschio, S Vassanelli. Epileptiform Activity in Hippocampal Neuronal Network Triggered by Human Anti-GAD Antibodies. Chaos and Complexity Letters 4(2): 257-275.

2008

S Vassanelli, L Bandiera, M Borgo, G Cellere, L Santoni, C Bersani, M Salamon, M Zaccolo, L Lorenzelli, S Girardi, M Maschietto, M Dal Maschio, A Paccagnella. Space and time-resolved gene expression experiments on cultured mammalian cells by a single-cell electroporation microarray. New Biotech. 25(1):55-67.

M Vianello, G Bisson, M Dal Maschio, S Vassanelli, S Girardi, C Muciagnat, K Fountzoulas, B Giometto. Increased spontaneous activity of a network of hippocampal neurons in culture caused by suppression of inhibitory potentials mediated by anti-gad antibodies. Autoimmunity 41: 66-73.

2007

L Martelli, E Ragazzi, F Di Mario, M Martelli, I Castagliuolo, M Dal Maschio, G Palù, M Maschietto, M Scorzeto, S Vassanelli, P Brun. A potential role for the vanilloid receptor TRPV1 in the therapeutic effect of curcumin in dinitrobenzene sulphonic acid-induced colitis in mice. J. Neurogastroenterol. Motil. 19:668-674.

2006

M Vianello, B Giometto, S Vassanelli, M Canato, C Betterle, C Mucignat. Peculiar labeling of cultured hippocampal neurons by different sera harboring anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibodies (GAD-Ab). Exp. Neurol. (202):514-518.

2005

V Kiessling, S Vassanelli. Potassium channel gating in adhesion: from an oocyte-silicon to a neuron-astrocyte adhesion contact. Eur. Biophys. J. 34:113-26.

2003

F Naro, V De Arcangelis, D Coletti, M Molinaro, B Zani, S Vassanelli, C Reggiani, A Teti, S Adamo. Increase in cytosolic Ca2+ induced by elevation of extracellular Ca2+ in skeletal myogenic cells. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 284:969-76.

2001

DE Antonucci, ST Lim, S Vassanelli, JS Trimmer. Dynamic localization and clustering of dendritic Kv2.1 voltage-dependent potassium channels in developing hippocampal neurons. Neurosci. 108:69-81.

1999

S Vassanelli, P Fromherz. Transistor probes local potassium conductances in the adhesion region of cultured rat hippocampal neurons. J.Neurosci. 19:6767-6773.

1998

S Vassanelli, P Fromherz. Transistor-records of excitable neurons from rat brain. Appl. Phys. A 66:459-463.

1997

S Vassanelli, P Fromherz. Neurons from rat brain coupled to transistors. Appl. Phys. A 65: 85-88.

1996

KD Garlid, DE Orosz, M Modriansky, S Vassanelli, P Jesek. On the Mechanism of Fatty Acid-induced Proton Transport by Mitochondrial Uncoupling Protein. J. Biol. Chem. 271: 2615-2620.

1992

P Bernardi, S Vassanelli, P Veronese, R Colonna, I Szabò, M Zoratti. Modulation of the Mitochondrial Transition Pore. J. Biol. Chem. 267:2934-2939.

Patents

2012

M Mahmud, S Vassanelli. SigMate: A Comprehensive Software Package for Processing and Analysis of Neuronal Signals. Italian Patent Authority (application no. 001963109).

2005

Vassanelli S, Cellere G, Bandiera L, Borgo M. Biochip Electroporator and its use in multi-site, single-cell electroporation. PCT/EP2004/000789; PCT Pubbl. n. WO2005075656.

Book chapters

EEG Based Brain-Machine Interfacing: Navigation of Mobile Robotic Device / M. Mahmud, A. Bertoldo, S. Vassanelli in "Mobile Robots - Control Architectures, Bio-Interfacing, Navigation, Multi Robot Motion Planning and Operator Training" edited by Janusz Będkowski, ISBN 978-953-307-842-7, InTech, December 12, 2011

Il sangue e la linfa in Fisiologia / P. Ambrogini, A. Caretta, R. Cuppini, M. Gussoni, P. Marciani, M.A. Mariggiò, L. Martinoli, A. Minelli, G. Monticelli, C. Mucignat, S. Vassanelli, A. Vezzoli ; [a cura di] G. MONTICELLI. - Milano : Casa Editrice Ambrosiana, 2009 Jan. - ISBN 9788808183323

Il sistema cardiovascolare in Fisiologia / P. Ambrogini, A. Caretta, R. Cuppini, M. Gussoni, P. Marciani, M.A. Mariggiò, L. Martinoli, A. Minelli, G. Monticelli, C. Mucignat, S. Vassanelli, A. Vezzoli ; [a cura di] G. MONTICELLI. - Milano : Casa Editrice Ambrosiana, 2009 Jan. - ISBN 9788808183323

Peer reviewed conference papers

Mahmud M, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Vassanelli S, "An Automated Method to Remove Artifacts Induced by Microstimulation in Local Field Potentials Recorded from Rat Somatosensory Cortex," Accepted at: The 3rd IEEE ISSNIP Biosignals and Biorobotics conference (BRC2012), Manaus, Brazil, January 9-12, 2012.

Mahmud M, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Vassanelli S, "A MATLAB Based Tool for Cortical Layer Activation Order Detection through Latency Calculation in Local Field Potentials Recorded from Rat Barrel Cortex by Brain-Chip Interface," Accepted at: The 3rd IEEE ISSNIP Biosignals and Biorobotics conference (BRC2012), Manaus, Brazil, January 9-12, 2012.

Vassanelli S, "Brain-Chip Interfacing: The Present and The Future," Procedia Computer Science, Volume 7, 2011, pp. 61-64, ISSN 1877-0509, doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2011.12.020.

Mahmud M, Bertoldo A, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Vassanelli S, "SigMate: An Automated Comprehensive Software Tool for Analysis of Neuronal Signals," In: Proc. Australasian Cogn. Neurosci. Conf. 2011 (ACNC2011), Sydney, Australia, Dec. 9-12, 2011.

Rahman MM, Mahmud M, Vassanelli S, “Sodium Channels' Kinetics under Self-gating Condition at Neuromuscular Junction," In: Proc. 4th Intl. Conf. BioMed. Eng. & Inf. (BMEI2011), Shanghai, China, Oct. 15-17, 2011, pp. 990-994.

Mahmud M, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Pasqualotto E, Vassanelli S, "An Automated Method to Determine Angular Preferentiality using LFPs Recorded from Rat Barrel Cortex by Brain-Chip Interface under Mechanical Whisker Stimulation," In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International Conference of IEEE EMBS (IEEE-EMBC2011), Boston, USA, August 30 - September 3, 2011, pp. 2307-2310.

Rahman MM, Mahmud M, Vassanelli S, "Effect of Self-Gating on Action Potential Firing at Neuromuscular Junction," In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International Conference of IEEE EMBS (IEEE-EMBC2011), Boston, USA, August 30 - September 3, 2011, pp. 4082-4085.

Mahmud M, Bertoldo A, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Vassanelli S, "A MATLAB Based Toolbox for Processing and Analysis of Multichannel, Multisource Cortical Local Field Potential," In: Front. Neuroinform. Conference Abstract: 4th INCF Congress of Neuroinformatics, Boston, USA, September 4-6, 2011, doi: 10.3389/conf.fninf.2011.08.00148.

Rahman MM, Mahmud M, Vassanelli S, "Self-Gating Effect at the Rat Neuromuscular Junction," In: Front. Neuroinform. Conference Abstract: 4th INCF Congress of Neuroinformatics, Boston, USA, September 4-6, 2011, doi: 10.3389/conf.fninf.2011.08.00018.

Mahmud M, Bertoldo A, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Pasqualotto E, Vassanelli S, "SigMate: A Comprehensive Software Package for Extracellular Neuronal Signal Processing and Analysis," In: Proceedings of the 5th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (IEEE EMBS-NER2011), Cancun, Maxico, April 27 - May 1, 2011, pp. 88-91.

Rahman MM, Mahmud M, Vassanelli S, "Self-Gating of Sodium Channels at Neuromuscular Junction," In: Proceedings of the 5th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (IEEE EMBS-NER2011), Cancun, Maxico, April 27 - May 1, 2011, pp. 208-211.

Girardi S, Maschietto M, Zeitler R, Mahmud M, Vassanelli S, "High Resolution Cortical Imaging Using Electrolyte-(Metal)-Oxide-Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors," In: Proceedings of the 5th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (IEEE EMBS-NER2011), Cancun, Maxico, April 27 - May 1, 2011, pp. 269-272.

Mahmud M, Travalin D, Bertoldo A, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Vassanelli S, "An Automated Method for Clustering Single Sweep Local Field Potentials Recorded from Rat Barrel Cortex," In: Proceedings of the ISSNIP Biosignals and Biorobotics Conference 2011 (BRC2011), Vitoria, Brazil, 6-8 January 2011, pp. 1-5.

Mahmud M, Travalin D, Bertoldo A, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Vassanelli S, "A Contour Based Automatic Method to Classify Local Field Potentials Recorded from Rat Barrel Cortex," In: Proceedings of the 5th Cairo International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (CIBEC2010), Cairo, Egypt, 16-18 December 2010, pp. 163-166.

Mahmud M, Bertoldo A, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Vassanelli S, "SigMate: A MATLAB-based Neuronal Signal Processing Tool," In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC2010), Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 2010, pp. 1352-1355.

Mahmud M, Bertoldo A, Maschietto M, Girardi S, Vassanelli S, "Automatic Detection of Layer Activation Order in Information Processing Pathways of Rat Barrel Cortex under Mechanical Whisker Stimulation," In: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC2010), Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 2010, pp. 6095-6098.

Mahmud M, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Bertoldo A, Vassanelli S, "Processing of Neuronal Signals Recorded by Brain-Chip Interface from Surface of the S1 Brain Cortex," In: Proceedings of the 36th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference 2010 (NEBEC2010), New York, USA, 25-28 March 2010, pp. 1-2.

Mahmud M, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Rahman MM, Bertoldo A, Vassanelli S, "Noise Characterization of Electrophysiological Signals Recorded from High Resolution Brain-Chip Interface," In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Bioelectronics and Bioinformatics (ISBB2009), Melbourne, Australia, 9-11 December 2009, pp. 84-87.

Mahmud M, Girardi S, Maschietto M, Rahman MM, Bertoldo A, Vassanelli S, "Slow Stimulus Artifact Removal through Peak-Valley Detection of Neuronal Signals Recorded from Somatosensory Cortex by High Resolution Brain-Chip Interface," In: IFMBE Proceedings of the World Congress 2009 in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC2009). Munich, Germany, 7-12 September 2009, vol. 25/IV, pp. 2062-2065.

Maschietto M, Girardi S, Dal Maschio M, Vassanelli S, "Microchip-Integrated EOSCs (Electrolyte Oxide Semiconductor Capacitors) as Devices for High Efficiency and Selective Electroporation of Mammalian Cells," In: IFMBE Proceedings of the World Congress 2009 in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC2009). Munich, Germany, 7-12 September 2009, vol. 25/VIII, pp. 321–324.

Maschietto M, Mahmud M, Girardi S, Vassanelli S, "A High Resolution Bi-Directional Communication through a Brain-Chip Interface," In: Proceedings of the 2009 ECSIS Symposium on Advaced Technologies for Enhanced Quality of Life (AT-EQUAL 2009), Iasi, Romania, July 22 - 24, pp. 32-35, 2009

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