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Luo, Y.; Engelmayr, G.; Auguste, D.T.; da Silva Ferreira, L.; Karp, J.M.; Saigal, R.; Langer, R.

3D Scaffolds


Khademhosseini, A.; Karp, J.M.; Gerecht-Nir, S.; Ferreira, L.; Annabi, N.; Sirabella, D.; Vunjak-Novakovic, G.; Langer, R.

Embryonic Stem Cells as a Cell Source for Tissue Engineering



Spelke, D.P.; Ortmann, D.; Khademhosseini, A.; Ferreira, L.; Karp, J.M.

Methods for embryoid body formation: The microwell approach



Khademhosseini, A.; Karp, J.M.; Gerecht, S.; Ferreira, L.; Vunjak-Novakovic, G.; Langer, R.

Embryonic stem cells as a cell source for tissue engineering


Karp, J.M.; Mahdavi, A.; Ferreira, L.S.; Khademhosseini, A.; Langer, R.

Part C: Directed Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells into Osteoblasts Cells


Luo, Y.; Engelmayr, G.; Auguste, D.T.; Ferreira, L.D.S.; Karp, J.M.; Saigal, R.; Langer, R.

Three-dimensional scaffolds


Book Chapters


Deolinda Santinha, Andreia Vilaça, Alessandro Ori, Lino Ferreira. Corresponding author: Deolinda Santinha, Andreia Vilaça, Alessandro Ori, Lino Ferreira

The Extracellular Matrix in Cardiovascular Aging¿

Elsevier, 2022


Ali Khademhossein, Nureddin Ashammakhi, Jeffrey M. Karp, Sharon Gerecht-Nir, Lino Ferreira, Nasim Annab, Mohammad Ali Da

Embryonic stem cells as a cell source for tissue engineering

Academic Press, 2020


Rai, Akhilesh; Comune, Michela; Ferreira, Lino

Nanoparticle-Based Drug Delivery Systems: Promising Approaches Against Bacterial Infections

Springer Singapore, 2019


Pitrez, Patrícia R.; Aires, Helena R.; Tomé, Inês; Ferreira, Rita Sá; Ferreira, Lino

Physiological and Pathological Vascular Aging

Springer International Publishing, 2018


Estronca, L.; Ferreira, L.

Stem Cells for the Regeneration of Chronic Wounds

Elsevier, 2016

Conference Papers


Paulo, C.; Vidal, M.; Ferreira, L.

Antifungal nanoparticles and surfaces


Pedroso, D.C.S.; Tellechea, A.; Moura, L.; Fidalgo-Carvalho, I.; Duarte, J.; Carvalho, E.; Ferreira, L.

Improved survival, vascular differentiation and wound healing potential of stem cells co-cultured with endothelial cells in a fibrin gel



Zumbuehl, A.; Ferreira, L.; Kuhn, D.; Astashkina, A.; Long, L.; Yeo, Y.; Iaconis, T.; et al

Antifungal hydrogels


Ferreira, L.; Squier, T.; Park, H.; Choe, H.; Kohane, D.S.; Langer, R.

Human embryoid bodies containing particulate delivery vehicles


Journal Articles


Seena S; Ferrão R; Pala M; Roelants SLKW; Soetaert W; Stevens CV; Ferreira L; Rai A

Acidic sophorolipid and antimicrobial peptide based formulation as antimicrobial and antibiofilm agents.

Biomaterials advances, 2023

Artur Filipe Rodrigues; Ana P. M. Tavares; Susana Simões; Rui P. F. F. Silva; Tomás Sobrino; Bruno R. Figueiredo; Goreti Sales; Lino Ferreira

Engineering graphene-based electrodes for optical neural stimulation

Nanoscale, 2023

Federico Traldi; Liu P; Inês Maria Cunha Albino; Ferreira L; Ali Zarbakhsh; Marina Resmini

Protein-Nanoparticle Interactions Govern the Interfacial Behavior of Polymeric Nanogels: Study of Protein Corona Formation at the Air/Water Interface.

International journal of molecular sciences, 2023

Sousa JA; Bernardes C; Bernardo-Castro S; Lino M; Albino I; Ferreira L; Brás J; et al

Reconsidering the role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer's disease: From delivery to target.

Frontiers in aging neuroscience, 2023

Marta Pereira; Alba Grayston; Miguel García-Gabilondo; Vitor Francisco; Ana Clara Cristovao; João Pedro Marto; Helena L. A. Vieira; et al

Retinoic Acid-Loaded Nanoparticles Promote Neurovascular Protection in Stroke.

Stroke, 2023

Sara Bernardo-Castro; João André Sousa; Martins E; Helena Donato; Nunes CA; d'Almeida OC; Miguel Castelo-Branco; et al

The evolution of blood brain barrier permeability changes after stroke, and its implications on clinical outcome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society, 2023


Jusic A; Stellos K; Ferreira L; Baker AH; Devaux Y

(Epi)transcriptomics in cardiovascular and neurological complications of COVID-19.

Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology plus, 2022

Artur Filipe Rodrigues; Catarina Rebelo; Susana Simões; Cristiana Paulo; Sónia Pinho; Vítor Francisco; Lino Ferreira

A Polymeric Nanoparticle Formulation for Targeted mRNA Delivery to Fibroblasts

Advanced Science, 2022

Akhilesh Rai; Rafaela Ferrão; Paulo Palma; Tatiana Patricio; Paula Parreira; Elsa Anes; Chiara Tonda-Turo; et al

Antimicrobial peptide-based materials: opportunities and challenges

Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2022

Akhilesh Rai; Rafaela Ferrão; Denise Marta; Andreia Vilaça; Miguel Lino; Tiago Rondão; Jian Ji; Artur Paiva; Lino Ferreira

Antimicrobial Peptide-Tether Dressing Able to Enhance Wound Healing by Tissue Contact

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2022

Catarina Rebelo; Tiago Reis; Joana Guedes; Cláudia Saraiva; Artur Filipe Rodrigues; Susana Simões; Liliana Bernardino; et al

Efficient spatially targeted gene editing using a near-infrared activatable protein-conjugated nanoparticle for brain applications

Nature Communications, 2022

Vilaça A; de Windt LJ; Hugo Fernandes; Ferreira L

Strategies and challenges for non-viral delivery of non-coding RNAs to the heart.

Trends in molecular medicine, 2022

Custodia A; Ouro A; Sargento-Freitas J; Aramburu-Núñez M; Pías-Peleteiro JM; Pablo Hervella; Rosell A; et al

Unraveling the potential of endothelial progenitor cells as a treatment following ischemic stroke.

Frontiers in neurology, 2022


Michela Comune; Akhilesh Rai; Paulo Palma; Chiara TondaTuro; Lino Ferreira

Antimicrobial and pro-angiogenic properties of soluble and nanoparticle-immobilized LL37 peptides

Biomaterials Science, 2021

Rai, Akhilesh; Ferreira, Lino

Biomedical applications of the peptide decorated gold nanoparticles

Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 2, 186-, 2021

Lino, Miguel M.; Simões, Susana; Tomatis, Francesca; Albino, Inês; Barrera, Angela; Vivien, Denis; Sobrino, Tomas; Ferreira, Lino

Engineered extracellular vesicles as brain therapeutics

Journal of Controlled Release, 472-, 2021

Abreu, Ricardo C.; Ramos, Cristiana V.; Becher, Clarissa; Lino, Miguel; Jesus, Carlos; Costa Martins, Paula A.; Martins, Patrícia A. T.; et al

Exogenous loading of miRNAs into small extracellular vesicles

Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, 10, 2021

Inês Tomé; Vitor Francisco; Hugo Fernandes; Lino Ferreira

High-throughput screening of nanoparticles in drug delivery

APL Bioengineering, 2021

Almeida, Henrique V.; Tenreiro, Miguel F.; Louro, Ana F.; Abecasis, Bernardo; Santinha, Deolinda; Calmeiro, Tomás; Fortunato, Elvira; et al

Human Extracellular-Matrix Functionalization of 3D hiPSC-Based Cardiac Tissues Improves Cardiomyocyte Maturation

ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2, 1888-, 2021

Estronca, Luís; Francisco, Vitor; Pitrez, Patrícia; Honório, Inês; Carvalho, Lara; Vazão, Helena; Blersch, Josephine; et al

Induced pluripotent stem cell-derived vascular networks to screen nano–bio interactions

Nanoscale Horizons, 2021

Tenreiro, Miguel F.; Almeida, Henrique V.; Calmeiro, Tomás; Fortunato, Elvira; Ferreira, Lino; Alves, Paula M.; Serra, Margarida

Interindividual heterogeneity affects the outcome of human cardiac tissue decellularization

Scientific Reports, 1, 2021

Pires, Cristiana L.; Praça, Catarina; Martins, Patrícia A. T.; Batista de Carvalho, Ana L. M.; Ferreira, Lino; Marques, Maria Paula M.; Moreno, Maria João

Re-Use of Caco-2 Monolayers in Permeability Assays—Validation Regarding Cell Monolayer Integrity

Pharmaceutics, 10, 1563-, 2021

Rui F. Simões; Rafaela Ferrão; Margarida R. Silva; Sonia L.C. Pinho; Lino Ferreira; Paulo J. Oliveira; Teresa Cunha-Oliveira

Refinement of a differentiation protocol using neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells for use in neurotoxicology research

Food and Chemical Toxicology, 111967-, 2021

João Conniot; Sepehr Talebian; Susana Simões; Lino Ferreira; João Conde

Revisiting gene delivery to the brain: silencing and editing

Biomaterials Science, 4, 1065-, 2021

Bernardo-Castro, Sara; Albino, Inês; Barrera-Sandoval, Ángela María; Tomatis, Francesca; Sousa, João André; Martins, Emanuel; Simões, Susana; et al

Therapeutic Nanoparticles for the Different Phases of Ischemic Stroke

Life, 6, 482-, 2021


Francisco, Vitor; Rebelo, Catarina; Rodrigues, Artur Filipe; Blersch, Josephine; Fernandes, Hugo; Ferreira, Lino

A high-throughput screening platform to identify nanocarriers for efficient delivery of RNA-based therapies

Methods, 2020

Josephine Blersch; Vitor Francisco; Catarina Rebelo; Adrian Jiménez-Balsa; Helena Antunes; Sandra Pinto; Susana Simões; Akhilesh Rai; Lino Ferreira

A light-triggerable formulation to control the stability of pro-angiogenic transcription factor hypoxia inducible factor-1a (HIF-1a)

Nanoscale, 2020

Blersch, Josephine; Francisco, Vitor; Rebelo, Catarina; Jiménez-Balsa, Adrian; Antunes, Helena; Gonzato, Carlo; Pinto, Sandra; et al

A Light-Triggerable Nanoparticle Library for the Controlled Release of Non-Coding RNAs

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 5, 1985-, 2020

Raquel Ferreira; Joseph Napoli; Tariq Enver; Liliana Bernardino; Lino Ferreira

Advances and challenges in retinoid delivery systems in regenerative and therapeutic medicine

Nature Communications, 2020

de Abreu RC; Fernandes H; da Costa Martins PA; Sahoo S; Emanueli C; Ferreira L

Native and bioengineered extracellular vesicles for cardiovascular therapeutics.

Nature reviews. Cardiology, 2020

Bernardo-Castro, Sara; Sousa, João André; Brás, Ana; Cecília, Carla; Rodrigues, Bruno; Almendra, Luciano; Machado, Cristina; et al

Pathophysiology of Blood–Brain Barrier Permeability Throughout the Different Stages of Ischemic Stroke and Its Implication on Hemorrhagic Transformation and Recovery

Frontiers in Neurology, 2020

Ferreira, Lino

Permeability of the blood brain barrier through the phases of ischemic stroke and relation with clinical outcome: protocol for a systematic review

BMJ Open, 9, e039280-, 2020

Buczak K; Kirkpatrick JM; Truckenmueller F; Santinha D; Ferreira L; Roessler S; Singer S; Beck M; Ori A

Spatially resolved analysis of FFPE tissue proteomes by quantitative mass spectrometry.

Nature protocols, 2020

Pitrez PR; Estronca L; Monteiro LM; Colell G; Vazão H; Santinha D; Harhouri K; et al

Vulnerability of progeroid smooth muscle cells to biomechanical forces is mediated by MMP13.

Nature communications, 2020

Ferreira, Lino

A light-triggerable nanoparticle library for the controlled release of non-coding RNAs.

Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 2019

Tian-tian Yao; Jing Wang; Yun-fan Xue; Wei-jiang Yu; Qiang Gao; Lino Ferreira; Ke-Feng Ren; Jian Ji

A photodynamic antibacterial spray-coating based on the host–guest immobilization of the photosensitizer methylene blue

Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2019

Arnab Banerjee; Vitor Alves; Tiago Rondão; José Sereno; Ângela Neves; Miguel Lino; Andreia Ribeiro; Antero J. Abrunhosa; Lino S. Ferreira

A positron-emission tomography (PET)/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) platform to track in vivo small extracellular vesicles

Nanoscale, 28, 13243-, 2019

Bernardo Abecasis; Patrícia Gomes-Alves; Susana Rosa; Pedro J. Gouveia; Lino Ferreira; Margarida Serra; Paula M. Alves

Unveiling the molecular crosstalk in a human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiac model

Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 5, 1245-, 2019

André F. Ferreira; Michela Comune; Akhilesh Rai; Lino Ferreira; Pedro N. Simões

Atomistic-Level Investigation of a LL37-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticle By Well-Tempered Metadynamics

The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2018

Sargento-Freitas J; Aday S; Nunes C; Cordeiro M; Gouveia A; Silva F; Machado C; et al

Endothelial progenitor cells enhance blood-brain barrier permeability in subacute stroke.

Neurology, 2018

Ferreira, Lino

Endothelial Progenitor Cells influence acute and subacute stroke hemodynamics

Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2018

Miguel M. Lino; Susana Simões; Andreia Vilaça; Helena Antunes; Alessandra Zonari; Lino Ferreira

Modulation of Angiogenic Activity by Light-Activatable miRNA-Loaded Nanocarriers

ACS Nano, 2018

Adrián Jiménez-Balsa; Sandra Pinto; Emanuel Quartin; Miguel M. Lino; Vitor Francisco; Lino Ferreira

Nanoparticles Conjugated with Photocleavable Linkers for the Intracellular Delivery of Biomolecules

Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2018

Pinho S; Macedo MH; Rebelo C; Sarmento B; Ferreira L

Stem cells as vehicles and targets of nanoparticles.

Drug discovery today, 2018

Patricia R. Pitrez; Luís Estronca; Helena Vazão; Anne-Laure Egesipe; Amélie Le Corf; Claire Navarro; Nicolas Lévy; et al

Substrate Topography Modulates Cell Aging on a Progeria Cell Model

ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2018

Comune M; Rai A; Chereddy KK; Pinto S; Aday S; Ferreira AF; Zonari A; et al

Antimicrobial peptide-gold nanoscale therapeutic formulation with high skin regenerative potential.

Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 2017

Ribas J; Zhang YS; Pitrez PR; Leijten J; Miscuglio M; Rouwkema J; Dokmeci MR; et al

Biomechanical Strain Exacerbates Inflammation on a Progeria-on-a-Chip Model.

Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 2017

Santos T; Ferreira R; Quartin E; Boto C; Saraiva C; Bragança J; Peça J; et al

Blue light potentiates neurogenesis induced by retinoic acid-loaded responsive nanoparticles.

Acta biomaterialia, 2017

Machado-Pereira M; Santos T; Ferreira L; Bernardino L; Ferreira R

Challenging the great vascular wall: Can we envision a simple yet comprehensive therapy for stroke?

Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, 2017

Monteiro LM; Vasques-Nóvoa F; Ferreira L; Pinto-do-Ó P; Nascimento DS

Erratum: Restoring heart function and electrical integrity: Closing the circuit.

NPJ Regenerative medicine, 2017

Ribeiro-Rodrigues TM; Laundos TL; Pereira-Carvalho R; Batista-Almeida D; Pereira R; Coelho-Santos V; Silva AP; et al

Exosomes secreted by cardiomyocytes subjected to ischaemia promote cardiac angiogenesis.

Cardiovascular research, 2017

Gouveia PJ; Rosa S; Ricotti L; Abecasis B; Almeida HV; Monteiro L; Nunes J; et al

Flexible nanofilms coated with aligned piezoelectric microfibers preserve the contractility of cardiomyocytes.

Biomaterials, 2017

Vazão H; Rosa S; Barata T; Costa R; Pitrez PR; Honório I; de Vries MR; et al

High-throughput identification of small molecules that affect human embryonic vascular development.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2017

Miguel M. Lino; Susana Simões; Sónia Pinho; Lino Ferreira; Lino MM; Simões S; Pinho S; Ferreira L

Intracellular delivery of more than one protein with spatio-temporal control

Nanoscale, 47, 18668-, 2017

Boto, Carlos; Quartin, Emanuel; Cai, Yijun; Martín-Lorenzo, Alberto; Cenador, María Begoña García; Pinto, Sandra; Gupta, Rajeev; et al

Prolonged intracellular accumulation of light-inducible nanoparticles in leukemia cells allows their remote activation

Nature Communications, 1, 2017

Monteiro LM; Vasques-Nóvoa F; Ferreira L; Pinto-do-Ó P; Nascimento DS

Restoring heart function and electrical integrity: closing the circuit.

NPJ Regenerative medicine, 2017

Aday S; Zoldan J; Besnier M; Carreto L; Saif J; Fernandes R; Santos T; et al

Synthetic microparticles conjugated with VEGF165 improve the survival of endothelial progenitor cells via microRNA-17 inhibition.

Nature communications, 2017

Blondel S; Egesipe AL; Picardi P; Jaskowiak AL; Notarnicola M; Ragot J; Tournois J; et al

Drug screening on Hutchinson Gilford progeria pluripotent stem cells reveals aminopyrimidines as new modulators of farnesylation.

Cell death & disease, 2016

Maleki H; Rai A; Pinto S; Evangelista M; Cardoso RM; Paulo C; Carvalheiro T; et al

High Antimicrobial Activity and Low Human Cell Cytotoxicity of Core-Shell Magnetic Nanoparticles Functionalized with an Antimicrobial Peptide.

ACS applied materials & interfaces, 2016

Rai A; Pinto S; Evangelista MB; Gil H; Kallip S; Ferreira MG; Ferreira L

High-density antimicrobial peptide coating with broad activity and low cytotoxicity against human cells.

Acta biomaterialia, 2016

Saraiva C; Paiva J; Santos T; Ferreira L; Bernardino L

MicroRNA-124 loaded nanoparticles enhance brain repair in Parkinson's disease.

Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 2016

Santos T; Boto C; Saraiva CM; Bernardino L; Ferreira L

Nanomedicine Approaches to Modulate Neural Stem Cells in Brain Repair.

Trends in biotechnology, 2016

Saraiva C; Praça C; Ferreira R; Santos T; Ferreira L; Bernardino L

Nanoparticle-mediated brain drug delivery: Overcoming blood-brain barrier to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 2016

Rai A; Pinto S; Velho TR; Ferreira AF; Moita C; Trivedi U; Evangelista M; et al

One-step synthesis of high-density peptide-conjugated gold nanoparticles with antimicrobial efficacy in a systemic infection model.

Biomaterials, 2016

Ferreira R; Fonseca MC; Santos T; Sargento-Freitas J; Tjeng R; Paiva F; Castelo-Branco M; Ferreira LS; Bernardino L

Retinoic acid-loaded polymeric nanoparticles enhance vascular regulation of neural stem cell survival and differentiation after ischaemia.

Nanoscale, 2016

Aday S; Cecchelli R; Hallier-Vanuxeem D; Dehouck MP; Ferreira L

Stem Cell-Based Human Blood-Brain Barrier Models for Drug Discovery and Delivery.

Trends in biotechnology, 2016


Ferreira, Lino

An overview of new translational, clinical and therapeutic perspectives in laminopathies and other nuclear envelope-related diseases.  Proceedings of the 1st French-Italian meeting on laminopathies & other nuclear envelope-related diseases

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases , 2015

Ferreira L

Development of a SMCs model from HGPS-iPS and proofs of principle.

Orphanet journal of rare diseases, 2015

Kostic I; Fidalgo-Carvalho I; Aday S; Vazão H; Carvalheiro T; Grãos M; Duarte A; et al

Lysophosphatidic acid enhances survival of human CD34(+) cells in ischemic conditions.

Scientific reports, 2015

Esteves M; Cristóvão AC; Saraiva T; Rocha SM; Baltazar G; Ferreira L; Bernardino L

Retinoic acid-loaded polymeric nanoparticles induce neuroprotection in a mouse model for Parkinson's disease.

, 2015


Lang, N.; Pereira, M.J.; Lee, Y.; Friehs, I.; Vasilyev, N.V.; Feins, E.N.; Ablasser, K.; et al

A blood-resistant surgical glue for minimally invasive repair of vessels and heart defects

Science Translational Medicine, 218, 2014

Cecchelli, R.; Aday, S.; Sevin, E.; Almeida, C.; Culot, M.; Dehouck, L.; Coisne, C.; et al

A stable and reproducible human blood-brain barrier model derived from hematopoietic stem cells

PLoS ONE, 6, 2014

Ricotti, L.; Das Neves, R.P.; Ciofani, G.; Canale, C.; Nitti, S.; Mattoli, V.; Mazzolai, B.; Ferreira, L.; Menciassi, A.

Boron nitride nanotube-mediated stimulation modulates F/G-actin ratio and mechanical properties of human dermal fibroblasts

Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2, 2014

Pereira, M.J.N.; Sundback, C.A.; Lang, N.; Cho, W.K.; Pomerantseva, I.; Ouyang, B.; Tao, S.L.; et al

Combined Surface Micropatterning and Reactive Chemistry Maximizes Tissue Adhesion with Minimal Inflammation

Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4, 565-, 2014

Santos, S.M.; Dinis, A.M.; Peixoto, F.; Ferreira, L.; Jurado, A.S.; Videira, R.A.

Interaction of fullerene nanoparticles with biomembranes: From the partition in lipid membranes to effects on mitochondrial bioenergetics

Toxicological Sciences, 1, 117-, 2014

Chereddy KK; Her CH; Comune M; Moia C; Lopes A; Porporato PE; Vanacker J; et al

PLGA nanoparticles loaded with host defense peptide LL37 promote wound healing.

, 2014


Pereira, M.J.N.; Ouyang, B.; Sundback, C.A.; Lang, N.; Friehs, I.; Mureli, S.; Pomerantseva, I.; et al

A highly tunable biocompatible and multifunctional biodegradable elastomer

Advanced Materials, 8, 1209-, 2013

Lino, M.M.; Paulo, C.S.O.; Vale, A.C.; Vaz, M.F.; Ferreira, L.S.

Antifungal activity of dental resins containing amphotericin B-conjugated nanoparticles

Dental Materials, 10, 2013

Ricotti, L.; Fujie, T.; Vazão, H.; Ciofani, G.; Marotta, R.; Brescia, R.; Filippeschi, C.; et al

Boron Nitride Nanotube-Mediated Stimulation of Cell Co-Culture on Micro-Engineered Hydrogels

PLoS ONE, 8, 2013

Gomes, R.S.M.; Neves, R.P.D.; Cochlin, L.; Lima, A.; Carvalho, R.; Korpisalo, P.; Dragneva, G.; et al

Efficient pro-survival/angiogenic miRNA delivery by an MRI-detectable nanomaterial

ACS Nano, 4, 3362-, 2013


Ferreira R; Santos T; Gonçalves J; Baltazar G; Ferreira L; Agasse F; Bernardino L

Histamine modulates microglia function.

, 2012

Bernardino, L.; Eiriz, M.F.; Santos, T.; Xapelli, S.; Grade, S.; Rosa, A.I.; Cortes, L.; et al

Histamine stimulates neurogenesis in the rodent subventricular zone

Stem Cells, 4, 773-, 2012

Santos, T.; Maia, J.; Agasse, F.; Xapelli, S.; Ferreira, L.; Bernardino, L.

Nanomedicine boosts neurogenesis: New strategies for brain repair

Integrative Biology (United Kingdom), 9, 973-, 2012

Botequim, D.; Maia, J.; Lino, M.M.F.; Lopes, L.M.F.; Simões, P.N.; Ilharco, L.M.; Ferreira, L.

Nanoparticles and surfaces presenting antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties

Langmuir, 20, 7646-, 2012

Santos, T.; Ferreira, R.; Maia, J.; Agasse, F.; Xapelli, S.; Cortes, L.; Bragancia, J.; et al

Polymeric nanoparticles to control the differentiation of neural stem cells in the subventricular zone of the brain

ACS Nano, 12, 10463-, 2012

Ricotti, L.; Polini, A.; Genchi, G.G.; Ciofani, G.; Iandolo, D.; Vazão, H.; Mattoli, V.; et al

Proliferation and skeletal myotube formation capability of C2C12 and H9c2 cells on isotropic and anisotropic electrospun nanofibrous PHB scaffolds

Biomedical Materials, 3, 2012

Maia, J.; Vazão, H.; Pedroso, D.C.S.; Jesus, C.S.H.; Brito, R.M.M.; Grãos, M.; Gil, M.H.; Ferreira, L.

VEGF-functionalized dextran has longer intracellular bioactivity than VEGF in endothelial cells

Biomacromolecules, 9, 2906-, 2012


Maia, J.; Santos, T.; Aday, S.; Agasse, F.; Cortes, L.; Malva, J.O.; Bernardino, L.; Ferreira, L.

Controlling the neuronal differentiation of stem cells by the intracellular delivery of retinoic acid-loaded nanoparticles

ACS Nano, 1, 97-, 2011

Kraehenbuehl, T.P.; Ferreira, L.S.; Hayward, A.M.; Nahrendorf, M.; van der Vlies, A.J.; Vasile, E.; Weissleder, R.; Langer, R.; Hubbell, J.A.

Human embryonic stem cell-derived microvascular grafts for cardiac tissue preservation after myocardial infarction

Biomaterials, 4, 1102-, 2011

Pedroso, D.C.S.; Tellechea, A.; Moura, L.; Fidalgo-Carvalho, I.; Duarte, J.; Carvalho, E.; Ferreira, L.

Improved survival, vascular differentiation and wound healing potential of stem cells co-cultured with endothelial cells

PLoS ONE, 1, 2011

Paulo, C.S.O.; Pires Das Neves, R.; Ferreira, L.S.

Nanoparticles for intracellular-targeted drug delivery

Nanotechnology, 49, 2011

Pereira, M.J.N.; Carvalho, I.F.; Karp, J.M.; Ferreira, L.S.

Sensing the cardiac environment: Exploiting cues for regeneration

Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research, 5, 616-, 2011

Kraehenbuehl, T.P.; Langer, R.; Ferreira, L.S.

Three-dimensional biomaterials for the study of human pluripotent stem cells

Nature Methods, 9, 731-, 2011


Paulo, C.S.O.; Vidal, M.; Ferreira, L.S.

Antifungal nanoparticles and surfaces

Biomacromolecules, 10, 2810-, 2010

Levenberg, S.; Ferreira, L.S.; Chen-Konak, L.; Kraehenbuehl, T.P.; Langer, R.

Isolation, differentiation and characterization of vascular cells derived from human embryonic stem cells.

Nature protocols, 6, 1115-, 2010

Ferreira, L.; Pedroso, D.C.S.; Vazão, H.; Gomes, R.S.M.

Stem cell-based therapies for heart regeneration: What did the bench teach us?

Cardiovascular and Hematological Disorders - Drug Targets, 3, 173-, 2010

Gerecht, S.; Ferreira, L.S.; Langer, R.; Gerecht S; Ferreira LS; Langer R

Vascular differentiation of human embryonic stem cells in bioactive hydrogel-based scaffolds.

Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 333-, 2010


Kraehenbuehl, T.P.; Ferreira, L.S.; Zammaretti, P.; Hubbell, J.A.; Langer, R.

Cell-responsive hydrogel for encapsulation of vascular cells

Biomaterials, 26, 4318-, 2009

Ferreira, L.

Nanoparticles as tools to study and control stem cells

Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 4, 746-, 2009

Ferreira, L.; Zumbuehl, A.

Non-leaching surfaces capable of killing microorganisms on contact

Journal of Materials Chemistry, 42, 7796-, 2009


Mahdavi, A.; Ferreira, L.; Sundback, C.; Nichol, J.W.; Chan, E.P.; Carter, D.J.D.; Bettinger, C.J.; et al

A biodegradable and biocompatible gecko-inspired tissue adhesive

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 7, 2307-, 2008

Ferreira, L.; Squier, T.; Park, H.; Choe, H.; Kohane, D.S.; Langer, R.

Human embryoid bodies containing nano- And microparticulate delivery vehicles

Advanced Materials, 12, 2285-, 2008

Fuller, J.E.; Zugates, G.T.; Ferreira, L.S.; Ow, H.S.; Nguyen, N.N.; Wiesner, U.B.; Langer, R.S.

Intracellular delivery of core-shell fluorescent silica nanoparticles

Biomaterials, 10, 1526-, 2008

Ferreira, L.; Karp, J.M.; Nobre, L.; Langer, R.

New Opportunities: The Use of Nanotechnologies to Manipulate and Track Stem Cells

Cell Stem Cell, 2, 136-, 2008


Zumbuehl, A.; Ferreira, L.; Kuhn, D.; Astashkina, A.; Long, L.; Yeo, Y.; Iaconis, T.; et al

Antifungal hydrogels

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 32, 12994-, 2007

Ferreira, L.S.; Gerecht, S.; Fuller, J.; Shieh, H.F.; Vunjak-Novakovic, G.; Langer, R.

Bioactive hydrogel scaffolds for controllable vascular differentiation of human embryonic stem cells

Biomaterials, 17, 2706-, 2007

Gerecht, S.; Burdick, J.A.; Ferreira, L.S.; Townsend, S.A.; Langer, R.; Vunjak-Novakovic, G.

Hyaluronic acid hydrogel for controlled self-renewal and differentiation of human embryonic stem cells

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 27, 11298-, 2007

Nijst, C.L.E.; Bruggeman, J.P.; Karp, J.M.; Ferreira, L.; Zumbuehl, A.; Bettinger, C.J.; Langer, R.

Synthesis and characterization of photocurable elastomers from poly(glycerol-co-sebacate)

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Ferreira, L.S.; Gerecht, S.; Shieh, H.F.; Watson, N.; Rupnick, M.A.; Dallabrida, S.M.; Vunjak-Novakovic, G.; Langer, R.

Vascular progenitor cells isolated from human embryonic stem cells give rise to endothelial and smooth muscle-like cells and form vascular networks in vivo

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Co-culture of human embryonic stem cells with murine embryonic fibroblasts on microwell-patterned substrates

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Karp, J.M.; Ferreira, L.S.; Khademhosseini, A.; Kwon, A.H.; Yeh, J.; Langer, R.S.

Cultivation of human embryonic stem cells without the embryoid body step enhances osteogenesis in vitro

Stem Cells, 4, 835-, 2006

Ferreira, L.; Figueirecio, M.M.; Gil, M.H.; Ramos, M.A.

Structural analysis of dextran-based hydrogels obtained chemoenzymatically

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials, 1, 55-, 2006


Ferreira, L.; Gil, M.H.; Cabrita, A.M.S.; Dordick, J.S.

Biocatalytic synthesis of highly ordered degradable dextran-based hydrogels

Biomaterials, 23, 4707-, 2005

Ferreira, L.; Evangelista, M.B.; Martins, M.C.L.; Granja, P.L.; Esteves, J.L.; Barbosa, M.A.

Improving the adhesion of poly(ethylene terephthalate) fibers to poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate) hydrogels by ozone treatment: Surface characterization and pull-out tests

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Maia, J.; Ferreira, L.; Carvalho, R.; Ramos, M.A.; Gil, M.H.

Synthesis and characterization of new injectable and degradable dextran-based hydrogels

Polymer, 23, 9604-, 2005


Ferreira, L.; Rafael, A.; Lamghari, M.; Barbosa, M.A.; Gil, M.H.; Cabrita, A.M.S.; Dordick, J.S.

Biocompatibility of chemoenzymatically derived dextran-acrylate hydrogels

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, 3, 584-, 2004


Ferreira, L.; Ramos, M.A.; Dordick, J.S.; Gil, M.H.

Influence of different silica derivatives in the immobilization and stabilization of a Bacillus licheniformis protease (Subtilisin Carlsberg)

Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 4-6, 189-, 2003


Ferreira, L.; Gil, M.H.; Carvalho, R.; Geraldes, C.F.G.C.; Kim, D.-Y.; Dordick, J.S.

Biocatalytic polytransesterification of inulin with divinyladipate

Chemistry of Materials, 10, 4009-, 2002

Ferreira, L.; Gil, M.H.; Dordick, J.S.; Carvalho, R.

Enzymatic synthesis of dextran-containing hydrogels

Biomaterials, 19, 3957-, 2002

Ferreira, L.; Ramos, M.A.; Gil, M.H.; Dordick, J.S.

Exquisite regioselectivity and increased transesterification activity of an immobilized Bacillus subtilis protease

Biotechnology Progress, 5, 986-, 2002


Ferreira, L.; Vidal, M.M.; Gil, M.H.

Evaluation of poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) gels as drug delivery systems at different pH values

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2, 169-, 2000

Ferreira, L.; Vidal, M.M.; Geraldes, C.F.G.C.; Gil, M.H.

Preparation and characterization of gels based on sucrose modified with glycidyl methacrylate

Carbohydrate Polymers, 1, 15-, 2000



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