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Micro and Nano Therapies

Publications

A list of peer-reviewed publications and conferences authored by MiNaTher members is reported below. A full list of publications can also be found here. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information about a specific publication.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Sorted by date
*Authors have equally contributed to the work

Modulation of the molecular arrangement in artificial and biological membranes by phospholipid-shelled microbubbles

Dario Carugo, Miles Aron, Erdinc Sezgin, Jorge Bernardino de la Serna, Marina K. Kuimova, Christian Eggeling and Eleanor P. Stride

Oct 2016, Biomaterials

 

High-throughput production of microbubble contrast agents using a sonofluidic device

Eleanor P. Stride, Richard Browning, Paul Rademeyer and Dario Carugo

Oct 2016, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

 

Giant vesicles as cell models to quantify bio-effects in ultrasound mediated drug delivery

Valerio Pereno, Dario Carugo and Eleanor P. Stride

Oct 2016, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

 

Cavitation-mediated extravasation and transtumoral drug delivery by microstreaming: What role do the gas nuclei and the physical properties of the therapeutic play?

Constantin Coussios, Rachel Myers, James Kwan, Harriet Lea-Banks, Steven Mo, Megan Grundy, Christophoros Mannaris, Margaret Duffy, Catherine Paverd, Dario Carugo, Christian Coviello, Eleanor Stride, and Robert Carlisle

Oct 2016, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

 

Liposome production by microfluidics: potential and limiting factors

Dario Carugo, Elisabetta Bottaro, Joshua Owen, Eleanor Stride and Claudio Nastruzzi

May 2016, Scientific Reports

 

Optimized shapes of magnetic arrays for drug targeting applications

Lester C Barnsley, Dario Carugo and Eleanor Stride

May 2016, Journal of Physics D Applied Physics

 

Facile and cost-effective production of microscale PDMS architectures using a combined micromilling-replica moulding (µMi-REM) technique

Dario Carugo, Jeong Yu Lee, Anne Pora, Richard J. Browning, Lorenzo Capretto, Claudio Nastruzzi and Eleanor Stride

Jan 2016, Biomedical Microdevices

 

Ultrasound-enhanced thrombolysis: Mechanistic observations

Marie de Saint Victor, Dario Carugo, Constantin Coussios and Eleanor P. Stride

Oct 2015, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

 

The role of clinically-relevant parameters on the cohesiveness of sclerosing foams in a biomimetic vein model

Dario Carugo, Dyan N. Ankrett, Vincent O’Byrne, David D. I. Wright, Andrew L. Lewis, Martyn Hill and Xunli Zhang

Sep 2015, Journal of Materials Science Materials in Medicine

 

High throughput imaging cytometer with acoustic focussing

Robert Zmijan, Umesh S. Jonnalagadda, Dario Carugo, Yu Kochi, Elizabeth Lemm, Graham Packham, Martyn Hill and Peter Glynne-Jones

Sep 2015, RSC Advances

 

Halbach arrays consisting of cubic elements optimized for high field gradients in magnetic drug targeting applications

Lester C Barnsley, Dario Carugo, Joshua Owen and Eleanor Stride

Aug 2015, Physics in Medicine and Biology [LINK]

 

Spatiotemporal dynamics of doxorubicin elution from embolic beads within a microfluidic network

Dario Carugo, Lorenzo Capretto, Bibhas Roy, Michele Carboni, Marcus Caine, Andrew L. Lewis, Martyn Hill, Suman Chakraborty, Xunli Zhang

Jul 2015, Journal of Controlled Release

 

Nanoparticle-Loaded Protein–Polymer Nanodroplets for Improved Stability and Conversion Efficiency in Ultrasound Imaging and Drug Delivery

Jeong Yu Lee, Dario Carugo, Calum Crake, Joshua Owen, Marie de Saint Victor, Anjali Seth, Constantin Coussios and Eleanor Stride

Jun 2015, Advanced Materials

 

Benefits of Polidocanol Endovenous Microfoam (Varithena®) Compared with Physician Compounded Foams

Dario Carugo, Dyan N Ankrett, Xuefeng Zhao, Xunli Zhang, Martyn Hill, Vincent O’Byrne, James Hoad, Mehreen Arif, David DI Wright and Andrew L Lewis

May 2015, Phlebology

 

Biologically and Acoustically Compatible Chamber for Studying Ultrasound-Mediated Delivery of Therapeutic Compounds

Dario Carugo, Joshua Owen, Calum Crake, Jeong Yu Lee and Eleanor Stride

Mar 2015, Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology

 

An Experimental and Computational Study of the Hydrodynamics of High-velocity Water Microdrops for Interproximal Tooth Cleaning

Amir Rmaile, Dario Carugo, Lorenzo Capretto, Julian A. Wharton, Philipp J. Thurner, Marcelo Aspiras, Marilyn Ward, Marko De Jager and Paul Stoodley

Feb 2015, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials

 

Microfluidic System for High Throughput Characterisation of Echogenic Particles

Paul Rademeyer, Dario Carugo, Jeong Yu Lee and Eleanor Stride

Oct 2014, Lab on a Chip

 

A thin-reflector microfluidic resonator for continuous-flow concentration of microorganisms: A new approach to water quality analysis using acoustofluidics

Dario Carugo, Tobias Octon, Walid Messaoudi, Adam L. Fisher, Michele Carboni, Nick R. Harris, Martyn Hill and Peter Glynne-Jones

Aug 2014, Lab on a Chip

 

Beyond the Abstract - A biomimetic artificial model to investigate flow dynamics in the obstructed and stented ureter

Francesco Clavica, Marcus J Drake, Xunli Zhang and Dario Carugo

May 2014, UroToday International Journal

 

Investigating the Flow Dynamics in the Obstructed and Stented Ureter by Means of a Biomimetic Artificial Model

Francesco Clavica, Xuefeng Zhao, Motaz ElMahdy, Marcus J. Drake, Xunli Zhang and Dario Carugo

Feb 2014, PLoS ONE

 

Removal of Interproximal Dental Biofilms by High-velocity Water Microdrops

Amir Rmaile, Dario Carugo, Lorenzo Capretto, Marcelo Aspiras, Marko De Jager, Marilyn Ward and Paul Stoodley

Jan 2014, Journal of dental research

 

Life under flow: A novel microfluidic device for the assessment of anti-biofilm technologies

Maria Salta, Lorenzo Capretto, Dario Carugo, Julian A. Wharton, and Keith R. Stokes

Dec 2013, Biomicrofluidics

 

Microfluidic-Based Continuous Flow Formation of Triangular Silver Nanoprisms with Tunable Surface Plasmon Resonance

Michele Carboni, Lorenzo Capretto, Dario Carugo, Eugen Stulz and Xunli Zhang

Sep 2013, Journal of Materials Chemistry C

 

Microfluidic and Lab-On-a-Chip preparation routes for organic nanoparticles and vesicular systems for nanomedicine applications

Lorenzo Capretto, Dario Carugo, Stefania Mazzitelli, Claudio Nastruzzi and Xunli Zhangb,

Aug 2013, Advanced drug delivery reviews

 

The effect of ultrasound-related stimuli on cell viability in microfluidic channels

Dyan N Ankrett, Dario Carugo, Junjun Lei, Peter Glynne-Jones, Paul A Townsend, Xunli Zhang and Martyn Hill

Jun 2013, Journal of Nanobiotechnology

 

Electrochemical behaviour of nickel–aluminium bronze in chloride media: Influence of pH and benzotriazole

Stefano Neodo, Dario Carugo, Julian A Wharton and Keith R Stokes

Apr 2013, Journal of electroanalytical chemistry

 

A novel biomimetic analysis system for quantitative characterisation of sclerosing foams used for the treatment of varicose veins

Dario Carugo, Dyan N. Ankrett, Vincent O’Byrne, Sean Willis, David D. I. Wright, Andrew L. Lewis, Martyn Hill and Xunli Zhang

Mar 2013, Journal of Materials Science Materials in Medicine

 

Microbial Tribology and Disruption of Dental Plaque Bacterial Biofilms

Amir Rmaile, Dario Carugo, Lorenzo Capretto, Xunli Zhang, Julian Wharton, Philipp J. Turner, Marcelo Aspiras, Marylin Ward and Paul Stoodley

Mar 2013, Wear

 

A Microfluidic-Based Arteriolar Network Model for Biophysical and Bioanalytical Investigations

Dario Carugo, Lorenzo Capretto, Eric Nehru, Mohamed Mansour, Neil Smyth, Neil Bressloff and Xunli Zhang

Jan 2013, Current Analytical Chemistry

 

Oscillation dynamics of embolic microspheres in flows with red blood cell suspensions

Tamal Das, Dario Carugo, Xunli Zhang and Suman Chakraborty

Dec 2012, Journal of Applied Physics

 

Mechanism of co-nanoprecipitation of organic actives and block copolymers in a microfluidic environment

Lorenzo Capretto, Wei Cheng, Dario Carugo, Orestis L Katsamenis, Martyn Hill and Xunli Zhang

Sep 2012, Nanotechnology

 

A microfluidic device for the characterisation of embolisation with polyvinyl alcohol beads through biomimetic bifurcations

Dario Carugo, Lorenzo Capretto, Sean Willis, Andrew L. Lewis, David Grey, Martyn Hill and Xunli Zhang

Feb 2012, Biomedical Microdevices

 

Mithramycin encapsulated in polymeric micelles by microfluidic technology as novel therapeutic protocol for beta-thalassemia

 

Lorenzo Capretto, Stefania Mazzitelli, Eleonora Brognara, Ilaria Lampronti, Dario Carugo, Martyn Hill, Xunli Zhang, Roberto Gambari, and Claudio Nastruzzi

Jan 2012, International Journal of Nanomedicine

 

Contrast agent-free sonoporation: The use of an ultrasonic standing wave microfluidic system for the delivery of pharmaceutical agents

 

Dario Carugo, Dyan N. Ankrett, Peter Glynne-Jones, Lorenzo Capretto, Rosemary J. Boltryk, Xunli Zhang, Paul A. Townsend and Martyn Hill

Nov 2011, Biomicrofluidics

 

Continuous-flow production of polymeric micelles in microreactors: Experimental and computational analysis

Lorenzo Capretto, Dario Carugo, Wei Cheng, Martyn Hill and Xunli Zhang

May 2011, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

 

Optimised production of multifunctional microfibres by microfluidic chip technology for tissue engineering applications

Stefania Mazzitelli, Lorenzo Capretto, Dario Carugo, Xunli Zhang, Roberta Piva and Claudio Nastruzzi

Apr 2011, Lab on a Chip

 

Microfluidic reactors for controlled synthesis of polymeric micelles

 

Lorenzo Capretto, Wei Chengx, Dario Carugo, Martyn Hill and Xunli Zhang

Nov 2010, Journal of Controlled Release

 

ASAIO Bioengineering Abstracts

 

Giustian Casagrande, Alessandra Borlotti, Dario Carugo, Roberto Fumero and Maria Laura Costantino

Mar 2010, ASAIO Journal

Conferences

Sorted by date

*authors have equally contributed to the work

 

L. Barnsley, J. Owen, D. Carugo and E. Stride, Halbach Arrays Consisting of Cubic Elements Optimized for High Field Gradients in Drug Delivery Applications, 20th International Conference on Magnetism, Barcelona, Spain, July 2015. Oral Presentation.

 

M. de Saint Victor, D. Carugo, J. Kwan, C. Coussios and E. Stride, Mechanisms of ultrasound-enhanced thrombolysis: observations at the microscopic scale. 15th Internation Symposium of Therapeutic Ultrasound, Utrecht, The Netherlands, April 2015. Oral Presentation.

 

J. Y. Lee, D. Carugo and E. Stride, Acoustic vaporization of hybrid nanodroplets for targeted drug delivery and ultrasound imaging, 4th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, Barcelona, Spain, March 2015. Poster Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, R. Browning, P. Rademeyer, N. A. Hosny, E. Sezgin, J. B. de la Serna, C. Eggeling, M. Kuimova and E. Stride, Fluorescence, fluidity and function – Probing the microbubble surface, The 20th European symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2015. Oral Presentation.

 

P. Rademeyer, D. Carugo, E. Sezgin, J. B. de la Serna, C. Zhang, J. Owen and E. Stride, A multi-technique investigation of the effect of coating composition on microbubble behaviour, The 20th European symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2015. Poster Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, E. Sezgin, J. B. de la Serna, M. Kuimova, C. Eggeling and E. Stride, Changes in the physical properties of lipid membranes interacting with ultrasound-activated microbubbles, The 20th European symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2015. Poster Presentation.

 

J. Y. Lee, D. Carugo, C. Crake, J. Owen and E. Stride, Phase-Shift Protein-Polymer Nanodroplets for targeted Drug Delivery and Ultrasound Imaging, The 20th European symposium on Ultrasound Contrast Imaging, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2015. Poster Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, X. Zhao, M. ElMahdy, M. J. Drake, X. Zhang and F. Clavica, Formation and characteristics of laminar vortices in microscale environments within an obstructed and stented ureter: a computational study, The 18th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), San Diego, Texas, USA, October 2014. Poster Presentation.

 

S. Fabbri, A. Rmaile, D. Carugo, M. Aspiras, M. De Jager, P. J. Thurner, M. Ward and P. Stoodley, Mechanical response of biofilm EPS to high velocity water impact. The Perfect Slime – Nature, Properties, Regulation and Dynamics of EPS, Essen, Germany, September 2014. Oral Presentation.

 

A. Rmaile, D. Carugo, L. Capretto, M. Aspiras, M. de Jager, M. Ward, B. Gottenbos, S. Hotzl, M. Kovacevic-Milivojevic and P. Stoodley, Hydrodynamics of High-velocity Water Microdrops for Interdental Cleaning. AADR Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Charlotte, USA, March 2014. Oral Presentation.

 

M. Salta, D. Carugo, L. Capretto and J. A. Wharton, Life under flow: microfluidics for observing bacterial attachment controlled by shear stress. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, February 2014. Poster Presentation.

 

S. Fabbri, A. Rmaile, D. Carugo, L. Capretto, M. Ward, M. Aspiras and P. Stoodley, Mucin Influences Mechanics and Microspray Detachment of Streptococcus mutans Biofilms. 60th Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the British Society for Oral and Dental Research, Bath, UK, September 2013. Oral Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, N. R. Harris, M. Hill and P. Glynne-Jones, Continuous-flow ultrasonic concentration of bacteria for water quality analysis. Acoustofluidics 2013, Southampton, UK, September 2013. Oral Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, M. ElMahdy, X. Zhao, M. J. Drake, X. Zhang, F. Clavica, An Artificial Model for Studying Fluid Dynamics in the Obstructed and Stented Ureter. 35th Annual Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Osaka, Japan, July 2013. Oral Presentation.

 

D. N. Ankrett*, D. Carugo*, J. Lei, P. Glynne-Jones, P. A. Townsend, X. Zhang and M. Hill, A microstructured device for enabling accurate cell viability measurements during ultrasound-related stimuli. 2nd Implementation of Microreactor Technology in Biotechnology (IMTB), Cavtat, Croatia, May 2013. Oral Presentation.

 

A. Rmaile, S. Fabbri, P. Stoodley, D. Carugo, L. Capretto, M. Ward and M. Aspiras, Mechanical Characterization of the Viscoelastic Dental Plaque Bacterial Bofilms. 37th International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, March 2013. Poster Presentation.

 

A. Rmaile, D. Carugo, L. Capretto, P. Stoodley, M. Aspiras and M. Ward, Utilizing High Velocity Water µ-Drops to Disrupt Interproximal Dental Biofilms. 37th International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, March 2013. Poster Presentation.

 

P. Stoodley, A. Rmaile, L. Capretto, D. Carugo, M. Ward and M. Aspiras, Disruption of Dental Plaque Bacterial Biofilms by Matrix-Degrading Enzymes. 37th International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, March 2013. Oral Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, Hydrodynamics of vascular embolisation processes. 2nd UK-Indo Workshop on Biomicrofluidics and Microscale Bioengineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, December 2012. Oral Presentation.

 

M. ElMahdy, D. Carugo, M. J. Drake, X. Zhang and F. Clavica, An artificial model for studying flow dynamics in the stented ureter. 19th Bristol Urological Institute (BUI) Scientific Meeting, Bristol, UK, November 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

D. Carugo*, B. Roy*, L. Capretto, M. Hill, T. K. Maiti, S. Chakraborty and X. Zhang, Microfluidic biomimetic arteriolar networks to study drug elution from embolisation beads. The 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), Okinawa, Japan, November 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

B. Roy*, D. Carugo*, X. Zhang, T. K. Maiti and S. Chakraborty, The role of membrane lipid rafts in osteoblastic sensing and propagation of mechanical forces: a microfluidic-based single cell analysis study. The 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), Okinawa, Japan, November 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, Hydrodynamics of vascular embolisation processes. 1st UK-Indo Workshop on Biomicrofluidics and Microscale Bioengineering, University of Southampton, UK, November 2012.

 

A. Rmaile, D. Carugo, L. Capretto, X. Zhang, P. J. Thurner, J. A. Wharton, M. Aspiras, M. Ward and P. Stoodley, Utilizing High Velocity Water µ-Drops to Disrupt Interproximal Dental Plaque Biofilms. Biofilms 5, Paris, France, September 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

M. Salta, L. Capretto, D. Carugo, J. A. Wharton and K. R. Stokes, A novel microfluidic device for the assessment of bacterial attachment. Biofilms 5, Paris, France, September 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

D. Carugo*, D. N. Ankrett*, J. Lei, P. Glynne-Jones, R. J. Boltryk, P. A. Townsend, X. Zhang and M. Hill, Cell viability measurements during ultrasound-related stimuli may provide insight into mechanisms involved in the phenomena of contrast agent-free sonoporation. 10th USWnet Conference, Lund, Sweden, September 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

N. Bose*, D. Carugo*, T. K. Maiti, X. Zhang and S. Chakraborty, Cell membrane dynamics during sonoporation investigated by microfluidic single-cell analysis. 23rd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Beijing, China, August 2012. Oral Presentation.

 

M. Salta, L. Capretto, D. Carugo, J. A. Wharton and K. R. Stokes, A novel microfluidic approach for the assessment of antifouling technologies. International Congress on Marine Corrosion and Fouling, Seattle, USA, June 2012. Oral Presentation.

 

D. N. Ankrett*, D. Carugo*, P. Glynne-Jones, L. Capretto, R. J. Boltryik, R. Green, M. Hill and P. A. Townsend, Ultrasonic microstreaming and sonoporation of cardiac myocytes: a mode of controlling cell survival?. The 8th European Workshop on Cell Death, Monetier-les-Bains, France, June 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

S. Mazzitelli, L. Capretto, D. Carugo, F. Quinci, X. Zhang and C. Nastruzzi, Reinforced microcapsules for cell transplantation: production, mechanical characterization and computational modelling. 12th European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery (ESCDD), Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, April 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

A. Rmaile, D. Carugo, L. Capretto, X. Zhang, P. J. Thurner, J. A. Wharton, M. Aspiras, M. Ward and P. Stoodley, Microbial Antifouling in Medicine and Industry: Disruption of Bacterial Biofilms. 4th UK-China Tribology symposium: Lubricated and Chemical Aspects of Wear, Southampton, UK, March 2012. Oral Presentation.

 

A. Rmaile, D. Carugo, L. Capretto, X. Zhang, P. J. Thurner, J. A. Wharton, M. Aspiras, M. Ward and P. Stoodley, Mechanical Properties and Disruption of Dental Biofilms. Set for Britain (SfB), London, UK, March 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

M. Carboni, L. Capretto, D. Carugo, X. Zhang and E. Stulz, Microfluidic production of silver nanoprisms for energy saving glazing. The 12th International Conferences on Microreaction Technology (IMRET), Lyon, France, February 2012. Poster Presentation.

 

D. Carugo*, D. N. Ankrett*, P. Glynne-Jones, L. Capretto, R. J. Boltryik, P. A. Townsend, X. Zhang and M. Hill, Contrast agent-free cell sonoporation using a continuous-flow microfluidic device. The 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), Seattle, USA, October 2011. Poster Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, L. Capretto, S. Willis, A. L. Lewis, D. Grey, M. Hill and X. Zhang, A microfluidic device for the characterization of embolisation with microspherical beads. The 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), Seattle, USA, October 2011. Oral Presentation.

 

N. Bose*, D. Carugo*, T. K. Maiti, X. Zhang and S. Chakraborty, The role of cell membrane strain in sonoporation characterised by microfluidic-based single-cell analysis. The 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), Seattle, USA, October 2011. Poster Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, B. Roy, T. K. Maiti, S. Chakraborty and X. Zhang, Microfluidic-based Finite Element single-Cell Analysis (FEsCA) of Osteoblast Cells. Bioengineering 2011, London, UK, September 2011. Oral Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, L. Capretto, E. Nehru, M. Mansour, W. Cheng, N. Smyth, N. Bressloff and X. Zhang, Microfluidic-based quantification of blood fluid dynamic behaviour in the microcirculation. 1st Virtual Physiological Human Conference, Brussels, Belgium, September 2010. Poster Presentation.

 

X. Zhang, D. Carugo, L. Capretto, E. Nehru, M. Mansour, W. Cheng, N. Smyth and N. Bressloff, An on-chip model of human microcirculatory network: fluid dynamic analysis using micro-PIV. IPEM and Bioengineering 2010 Conference, Nottingham, UK, September 2010. Oral Presentation.

 

D. Carugo, L. Capretto, E. Nehru, M. Mansour, W. Cheng, N. Smyth, N. Bressloff and X. Zhang, Microfluidic-based quantification of blood fluid dynamic behaviour in the microcirculation. Annual Showcase (Nanofabrication Centre), Southampton, UK, September 2010. Poster Presentation.

 

G. Casagrande, A. Borlotti, D. Carugo, R. Fumero and M. L. Costantino, Physical simulator of fluid and mass transfer during dialysis. National Bioengineering Congress, Turin, Italy, July 2010. Oral Presentation.

 

G. Casagrande, A. Borlotti, D. Carugo, R. Fumero and M. L. Costantino, Two-pool physical simulator of the inter-compartmental mass transfer during dialysis. American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) Conference, Baltimore, USA, May 2010. Poster Presentation

 

 

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