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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science D-index 49 Citations 6,128 148 World Ranking 5966 National Ranking 87

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Gene
  • Biochemistry
  • Nanotechnology

His main research concerns Nanotechnology, Boron nitride, Biophysics, Carbon nanotube and Biocompatibility. In the field of Nanotechnology, his study on Nanoparticle and Nanomedicine overlaps with subjects such as Multiphoton lithography. His Boron nitride research integrates issues from Blood Chemical Analysis, Dispersion, Functional impairment and Boron.

The various areas that Gianni Ciofani examines in his Biophysics study include In vitro, Cellular differentiation, Intracellular, Myocyte and Internalization. His Carbon nanotube research incorporates elements of Chitosan, MTT assay, Targeted drug delivery and Aqueous solution. In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Nanocarriers, Drug delivery is strongly linked to Ischemic stroke.

His most cited work include:

  • Boron nitride nanotubes: An innovative tool for nanomedicine (159 citations)
  • Cytocompatibility, interactions, and uptake of polyethyleneimine-coated boron nitride nanotubes by living cells: confirmation of their potential for biomedical applications. (158 citations)
  • Advances in the design of solid lipid nanoparticles and nanostructured lipid carriers for targeting brain diseases. (144 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Gianni Ciofani mostly deals with Nanotechnology, Biophysics, Nanoparticle, Boron nitride and Biocompatibility. His Nanotechnology study which covers Piezoelectricity that intersects with Cell stimulation. His Biophysics research incorporates themes from In vitro, Cellular differentiation, Stimulation, Intracellular and Myocyte.

His research on Nanoparticle often connects related topics like Barium titanate. Gianni Ciofani studied Nanomedicine and Nanocarriers that intersect with Spheroid. His study in Drug delivery is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Magnetic nanoparticles and Biomedical engineering.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (62.45%)
  • Biophysics (21.93%)
  • Nanoparticle (20.82%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Nanotechnology (62.45%)
  • Cancer research (9.29%)
  • In vitro (10.41%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Gianni Ciofani mainly investigates Nanotechnology, Cancer research, In vitro, Blood–brain barrier and Oxidative stress. His work carried out in the field of Nanotechnology brings together such families of science as Ultrastructure, Endocytosis and Scanning electron microscope. The Cancer research study combines topics in areas such as Tumor microenvironment, Cancer, Chemotherapy and Solid lipid nanoparticle.

His research integrates issues of Cancer cell, Biophysics and Temozolomide in his study of In vitro. In his research, Stimulation is intimately related to Ultrasound, which falls under the overarching field of Biophysics. His study on Oxidative stress also encompasses disciplines like

  • Cell biology that intertwine with fields like Platelet and Viability assay,
  • Antioxidant which connect with Reactive oxygen species.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A 3D Real-Scale, Biomimetic, and Biohybrid Model of the Blood-Brain Barrier Fabricated through Two-Photon Lithography (51 citations)
  • A 3D Real-Scale, Biomimetic, and Biohybrid Model of the Blood-Brain Barrier Fabricated through Two-Photon Lithography (51 citations)
  • Nanostructured carriers as innovative tools for cancer diagnosis and therapy. (49 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Gene
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic chemistry

Gianni Ciofani mainly focuses on Cancer research, Stimulation, Biophysics, Temozolomide and Chemotherapy. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Drug delivery, Solid lipid nanoparticle and Free drug. He interconnects Simulated body fluid, Biocompatibility, Nanopore, Chemical engineering and Bilayer in the investigation of issues within Drug delivery.

He has researched Stimulation in several fields, including Cell cycle, Receptor, Potassium channel and Cell biology. His Biophysics research includes elements of Electrophysiology, Apoptosis, Nanoparticle, Intracellular and Barium titanate. His work deals with themes such as In vitro and Hyperthermia, which intersect with Temozolomide.

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Best Publications

Boron nitride nanotubes: An innovative tool for nanomedicine

Gianni Ciofani;Vittoria Raffa;Arianna Menciassi;Arianna Menciassi;Alfred Cuschieri.
Nano Today (2009)

191 Citations

Advances in the design of solid lipid nanoparticles and nanostructured lipid carriers for targeting brain diseases.

Christos Tapeinos;Matteo Battaglini;Gianni Ciofani;Gianni Ciofani.
Journal of Controlled Release (2017)

190 Citations

Cytocompatibility, interactions, and uptake of polyethyleneimine-coated boron nitride nanotubes by living cells: confirmation of their potential for biomedical applications.

Gianni Ciofani;Vittoria Raffa;Arianna Menciassi;Arianna Menciassi;Alfred Cuschieri.
Biotechnology and Bioengineering (2008)

187 Citations

Can the properties of carbon nanotubes influence their internalization by living cells

Vittoria Raffa;Gianni Ciofani;Stephanos Nitodas;Theodoros Karachalios.
Carbon (2008)

176 Citations

Physicochemical properties affecting cellular uptake of carbon nanotubes

Vittoria Raffa;Gianni Ciofani;Orazio Vittorio;Cristina Riggio.
Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine (2010)

169 Citations

Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Biocompatibility and Potential Spill‐Over in Nanomedicine

Gianni Ciofani;Serena Danti;Giada Graziana Genchi;Giada Graziana Genchi;Barbara Mazzolai.
Small (2013)

163 Citations

Assessing cytotoxicity of boron nitride nanotubes: Interference with the MTT assay.

Gianni Ciofani;Serena Danti;Delfo D’Alessandro;Stefania Moscato.
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (2010)

160 Citations

Folate Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes and their Selective Uptake by Glioblastoma Multiforme Cells: Implications for their Use as Boron Carriers in Clinical Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

Gianni Ciofani;Vittoria Raffa;Arianna Menciassi;Arianna Menciassi;Alfred Cuschieri.
Nanoscale Research Letters (2009)

155 Citations

A simple approach to covalent functionalization of boron nitride nanotubes.

Gianni Ciofani;Giada Graziana Genchi;Ioannis Liakos;Athanassia Athanassiou.
joint international conference on information sciences (2012)

152 Citations

Enhancement of Neurite Outgrowth in Neuronal-Like Cells following Boron Nitride Nanotube-Mediated Stimulation

Gianni Ciofani;Serena Danti;Delfo D’Alessandro;Leonardo Ricotti.
ACS Nano (2010)

148 Citations

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