Fontana F.*, Moroni S., Pallozzi G. , Ferreiro M.P.A., Molinaro G., Torrieri G., Correia A., Kemell M., Casettari L., Celia C. and Santos H.A.*
Biomimetic platelet-cloaked nanoparticles for the delivery of anti-inflammatory curcumin in the treatment of atherosclerosis
Advanced Healthcare Materials – Accepted – 2024 – (IF 2022 = 10.0)


Maurizii G., Moroni S., Jimènez Núnez J.V., Curzi G., Tiboni M., Aluigi A. and Casettari L.*
Non-invasive peptides delivery using chitosan nanoparticles assembled via scalable microfluidic technology
Carbohydrate Polymer Technologies and Applications – Volume 7, June 2024, 100424 – (IF 2022 = 5.5)


Arduino I., Di Fonte R., Tiboni M., Porcelli L., Serratì S., Rafaschieri T., Cutrignelli A., Casettari L., Azzariti A.*, Lopedota A.A., Denora N. and Iacobazzi R.M.*
Microfluidic development and biological evaluation of targeted therapy-loaded biomimetic nanosystem to improve the metastatic melanoma treatment
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 650,  January 2024, 123697 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1)




Tiboni M.#, Astolfi P.#, Verboni M., Benedetti S., Giorgini E., Notarstefano V., Vita F., Ranieri S., Duranti A., Lucarini S., Casettari L. and Pisani M.*
The influence of mannose-based esters on the mesophase behaviour of Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline nanosystems as drug delivery vectors
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces – Volume 232, December 2023, 113596 – (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1)


Tiboni M., Cespi M., Casettari L., Palmieri G.F., Perinelli D.R.* and Bonacucina G.
Hydrogel containing mPEG-PLGA nanoparticles for the vaginal delivery of saquinavir mesylate against HIV infection
European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Volume 191, 1 December 2023, 106599 – (IF2022 = 4.6)


Khorshid S., Goffi R., Maurizii G., Benedetti S., Sotgiu G.*, Zamboni R., Buoso S., Galuppi R., Bordoni T., Tiboni M., Aluigi A.* , Casettari L.
Microfluidic manufacturing of Tioconazole loaded keratin nanocarriers: development and optimization by Design of Experiments
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 647, 25 November 2023, 123489 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1)


Moroni S., Curzi G., Aluigi A., Tiboni M., Vergassola M., Saviano M., Marchitto L., Zucchi S., Ragni L. and Casettari L.*
Influence of permeability enhancers on in vitro peptides delivery through STRAT-M®  membranes
Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology Volume 89, November 2023, 104987 – (IF2022 = 5.0 Q1)


Guidotti G., Duelen R., Bloise N., Soccio M., Gazzano M., Aluigi A. Visai L. Sampaolesi M.* and Lotti N.*
The ad hoc chemical design of random PBS-based copolymers influences the activation of cardiac differentiation while altering the HYPPO pathway target genes in hiPSCs
Biomaterials Advances – Volume 154, November 2023, 213583 – (IF2022 = 7.9)



Guidotti G., Soccio M., Argentati C., Luzi F., Aluigi A., Torre L., Armentano I., Emiliani C., Morena F., Martino S.* and  Lotti N.*
Novel Nanostructured Scaffolds of Poly(butylene trans-1,4-cyclohexanedicarboxylate)-Based Copolymers with Tailored Hydrophilicity and Stiffness: Implication for Tissue Engineering Modeling
Nanomaterials – Volume 13, Issue 16, August 2023 – (IF2022 = 5.3)



Fratini C., Weaver E., Moroni S., Irwin R., Dallal Bashi Y.H., Uddin S., Casettari L., Wylie M.P. and Lamprou D.A.*
Combining Microfluidics and Coaxial 3D-Bioprinting for the Manufacturing of Diabetic Wound Healing Dressings
Biomaterials Advances – Volume 153, October 2023 – (IF2022 = 7.9)


Campana R.*, Moroni S., Paolucci D., Federici M., Casettari L. and Frangipani E.
Efficacy of UV and UV-LEDs irradiation models for microbial inactivation applicable to automated sterile drug compounding
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences – Volume 112, Issue 9, September 2023, Pages 2389-2392 – (IF 2022 = 3.8 – Q2)


De Marchis F., Vanzolini T., Maricchiolo E., Bellucci M., Menotta M., Di Mambro T., Aluigi A., Zattoni A., Roda B., Marassi V., Crinelli R., Pompa A.*
A biotechnological approach for the production of new protein bioplastics
Biotechnology Journal – Volume 19, Issue 1, September 2023 (IF2022 = 4.7)


Moroni S., Bingham R., Buckley N., Casettari L. and Lamprou D.A.
4D printed multipurpose smart implants for breast cancer management
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 642, July 2023 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1)


Moroni S., Bischi F., Aluigi A., Campana R., Tiboni M.* and Casettari L.
3D printing fabrication of Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate (EVA) based intravaginal rings for antifungal therapy
Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology – Volume 84, June 2023, 104469 2023 –  (IF 2022 = 5.0 – Q1)


Aranaz I.*, Navarro-García F., Morri M., Acosta N., Casettari L. and Heras A.
Evaluation of chitosan salt properties in the production of AgNPs materials with antibacterial activity
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules – Volume 235, 30 April 2023, 123849 –  (IF 2022 = 8.2 – Q1)


 Morsi R.E.*, Corticelli F., Morandi V., Gentili D., Cavallini M., Figoli A., Russo F., Galiano F., Aluigi A. and Ventura B.*
Influence of the Fabrication Conditions on the Physical Properties and Water Treatment Efficiency of Cellulose Acetate Porous Membranes
Water – Volume 15, Issue 6, March 2023 –  (IF 2022 = 3.4)


Maurizii G., Moroni S., Khorshid S., Aluigi A., Tiboni M.* and Casettari L.
3D-printed EVA-based patches manufactured by direct powder extrusion for personalized transdermal therapies
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 635, March 2023, 122720 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1)

Zhang Y., Wong C.Y.J , Gholizadeh H., Aluigi A., Tiboni M., Casettari L., Young P., Traini D., Li M., Cheng S.*,  Ong H.X.*
Microfluidics assembly of inhalable liposomal ciprofloxacin characterised by an innovative in vitro pulmonary model
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 635, March 2023, 122667 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1)


Sheikh Z., Granata A., Zhang Y.,Mahvizani H.M.G., Silva D., Young P.M., Casettari L., Ong H.X.*, Traini D.*
The development of a 3D printed in vitro integrated oro-pharyngeal air-liquid interface cellular throat model for drug transport
Drug Delivery and Translational Research – 13, 1405–1419 (2023) – (IF 2022 = 5.4 – Q1)


Elmowafy E.,Omar El-Derany M., Casettari L., Soliman M.E.* and El-Gogary R.I.
Gamma oryzanol loaded into micelle-core/chitosan-shell: from translational nephroprotective potential to emphasis on sirtuin-1 associated machineries
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 631, January 2023, 122482 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1)



Elmowafy E., Pavoni L., Perinelli D.R., Tiboni M., Casettari L., Cespi M., El-Khouly A., Soliman M.E. and Bonacucina G.
Hyperlipidemia control by using the innovative association of lupin proteins and chitosan and α-cyclodextrin dietary fibres: food supplement formulation, molecular docking study and in vivo evaluation
European Food Research and Technology – 248 (12), pp. 2977-2993 – 2022  (IF 2022 =  3.3 – Q2)


Khorshid S. , Montanari M. , Benedetti S. , Moroni S. , Aluigi A., Canonico B., Papa S., Tiboni M. * and Casettari L.
A microfluidic approach to fabricate sucrose decorated liposomes with increased uptake in breast cancer cells
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics – Volume 178, September 2022, Pages 53-64  (IF 2022 =  4.9 – Q1)


3D and 4D printing in the fight against breast cancer
Biosensors – 12(8), 568, 2022 –  (IF 2022 = 5.4 – Q1)

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Moroni S., Khorshid S., Aluigi A., Tiboni M.* and Casettari L.
Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate): a potential biodegradable excipient for direct 3D printing of pharmaceuticals
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 623, 25 July 2022, 121960 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1)


Callede N., Masciotti T., Casettari L., Loosveldt N. and Goole J.*

Development and evaluation of a 3D printing protocol to produce zolpidem-containing printlets, as compounding preparation, by the pressurized-assisted microsyringes technique
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 621, 10 June 2022, 121756 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1) [Uniurb IRIS Repository]

Berardia A., Perinelli D.R.*, Bisharat L., Sabbatini B., Bonacucina G., Tiboni M., Palmieri G.F. and Cespi M.

Factors affecting the rheological behaviour of carbomer dispersions in hydroalcoholic medium: Towards the optimization of hand sanitiser gel formulations
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 616, 25 March 2022, 121503 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1) [Uniurb IRIS Repository]


Campana R.*, Tiboni M., Maggi F., Cappellacci L., Cianfaglione K., Morshedloo M.R., Frangipani E. and Casettari L.
Comparative analysis of the antimicrobial activity of essential oils  and their formulated microemulsions against foodborne pathogens and spoilage  bacteria
Antibiotics – 11(4), 447, 2022 –  (IF 2022 = 4.8 – Q1) [Uniurb IRIS Repository]


Tiboni M.,  Elmowafy E., El-Derany M.O., Benedetti S., Campana R., Verboni M., Potenza L., Palma F., Citterio B., Sisti M., Duranti A., Lucarini S., Soliman M.E.* and Casettari L.*
A combination of sugar esters and chitosan to promote in vivo wound care
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 616, March 2022 –  (IF 2022 = 5.8 – Q1) [Uniurb IRIS Repository]


Tiboni M., Curzi G., Aluigi A. and Casettari L.*
An easy 3D printing approach to manufacture Vertical Diffusion Cells for in vitro release and permeation studies
Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology – Volume 65, October 2021, 102661 – (IF 2021 = 5.062 – Q2)

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Tiboni M., Casettari L. and Illum L. *
Nasal vaccination against SARS-CoV-2: synergistic or alternative to intramuscolar vaccine? 
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 603, 15 June 2021, 120686 –  (IF 2021 = 6.510 – Q1)


McCartney F., Perinelli D.R., Tiboni M., Cavanagh R., Lucarini S., Palmieri G.F., Casettari L.* and Brayden D.J.*
Permeability-enhancing effects of three laurate-disaccharide monoesters across isolated rat intestinal mucosae
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 601, 15 May 2021 –  (IF 2021 = 6.510 – Q1)



Tiboni M, Tiboni M., Pierro A., Del Papa M., Sparaventi S., Cespi M. and Casettari L.*
Microfluidics for nanomedicines manufacturing: an affordable and low-cost 3D printing approach
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 599, 15 April 2021 –  (IF 2021 = 6.510 – Q1)

Matacchione G., Gurău F., Silvestrini A.*, Tiboni M.*, Mancini L., Valli D., Rippo M. R., Recchioni R., Marcheselli F., Carnevali O., Procopio A. D., Casettari L. and Olivieri F.
Anti-SASP and anti-inflammatory activity of Resveratrol, Curcumin and β-caryophyllene association on human endothelial and monocytic cells
Biogerontology – Volume 22, Pages 297–313 (2021) – (IF 2021 = 4.284 – Q2)


Tiboni M., Campana R., Frangipani E. and Casettari L.*
3D printed clotrimazole intravaginal ring for the treatment of recurrent vaginal candidiasis
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 596, 1 March 2021 –   (IF 2021 = 6.510 – Q1)


Tiboni M., Coppari S., Casettari L., Guescini M., Colomba M., Fraternale D., Gorassini A., Verardo G., Ramakrishna S., Guidi L., Di Giacomo B., Mari M., Molinaro R.* and Albertini  M.C.*
Prunus spinosa extract loaded in biomimetic nanoparticles evokes in vitro anti-inflammatory and wound healing activities
Nanomaterials – Volume 11, Issue 1,  2021 (IF 2021 = 5.719)


Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Tiboni M., Casettari L., Cambriani A., Fini F., Perinelli D.R.*and Palmieri F.
Insights in the rheological properties of PLGA-PEG-PLGA aqueous dispersions: structural properties and temperature-dependent behaviour
Polymer – Volume 213, 20 January 2021, 123216 (IF 2021 = 4.432 – Q1)

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Wang S., Wannasarit S., Figueiredo P., Molinaro G., Ding Y., Correia A., Casettari L., Wiwattanapatapee R., Hirvonen J., Liu D., Li W.* and Santos* H.A.
Intracellular delivery of budesonide and polydopamine co-loaded in endosomolytic poly(butyl methacrylate-co-methacrylic acid) grafted acetalated dextran for macrophage phenotype switch from M1 to M2
Advanced Therapeutics  – Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2021 – (IF 2021 = 5.003 – Q2)

Figueiredo P.*, Lepland A., Scodeller P.,*, Fontana F., Torrieri G., Tiboni M., Ali Shahbazi M., Casettari L., Kostiainen M.A., Hirvonen J., Teesalu T.,* and Santos H.S.*
Peptide-guided resiquimod-loaded lignin nanoparticles convert tumor-associated macrophages from M2 to M1 phenotype for enhanced chemotherapy
Acta Biomaterialia – Volume 133, 1 October 2021, Pages 231-243 – (IF 2021 = )



Hussain T.M., Tiboni M.,  Perrie Y. and Casettari L.*
Microfluidic production of protein loaded chimeric stealth liposomes
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 590, 30 November 2020, 119955 –  (IF 2020 = 5.875 – Q1)



Regenold M., Steigenberger J., Siniscalchi E., Dunne M., Casettari L., Heerklotz H. and Allen C.*
Determining critical parameters that influence performance characteristics of a thermosensitive liposome formulation of vinorelbine
Journal of Controlled Release – Volume 328, 10 December 2020, Pages 551-561 –  (IF 2020 = 9.776 – Q1) 

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Guidotti G., SoccioM., Posati T., Sotgiu G. , Tiboni M. , Barbalinardo M., Valle F., Casettari L., Zamboni R., Lotti N.*, Aluigi A.*
Regenerated wool keratin-polybutylene succinate nanofibrous mats for drug delivery and cells culture
Polymer Degradation and Stability – Volume 179, September 2020, Pages 109272 –  (IF 2019 = 5.030 – Q1)


Tiboni M., Benedetti S., Skouras A., Curzi G., Perinelli D.R., Palmieri G.F. and Casettari L.*
3D-printed microfluidic chip for the preparation of glycyrrhetinic acid-loaded ethanolic liposomes
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 584, June 2020, Pages 119436 –  (IF 2020 = 5.875 – Q1)


Pavoni L., Perinelli D.R., Ciacciarelli A., Quassinti L., Bramucci M., Miano A., Casettari L., Cespi M.*, Bonacucina G., and Palmieri G.F..
Properties and stability of nanoemulsions: how relevant is the type of surfactant?
Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology – Volume 58, August 2020, Pages 101772 (IF 2020 = 3.981 – Q2)


Abou-ElNour M., Soliman M.E.*, Skouras A., Casettari L., Geneidi A.S. and Ishak R.A.H.
Microparticles-in-Thermoresponsive/Bioadhesive Hydrogels as a Novel Integrated Platform for Effective Intra-articular Delivery of Triamcinolone Acetonide
Molecular Pharmaceutics – Volume 17, Issue 6, April 2020,  Pages 1963–1978 (IF 2020 = 4.939 – Q1)


Elmowafy E., El-Derany M.O., Biondo F., Tiboni M., Casettari L.* and Soliman M.E.*
Quercetin loaded monolaurate sugar esters-based niosomes: sustained release and mutual antioxidant—hepatoprotective interplay
Pharmaceutics – Volume 12, Issue 2, February 2020, Pages 143 – (IF 2020 = 6.321 – Q1)


Domínguez-Robles J., Mancinelli C., Mancuso E., García-Romero I., Gilmore B., Casettari L., Larrañeta E.*, Lamprou D.A.*
3D printing of drug-loaded thermoplastic polyurethane meshes: A potential material for soft tissue reinforcement in vaginal surgery
Pharmaceutics – Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages 63 – (IF 2020 = 6.321 – Q1)


Bertoni S., Machness A., Tiboni M., Bártolo R. and Santos H.A.
Reactive oxygen species responsive nanoplatforms as smart drug delivery systems for gastrointestinal tract targeting
Biopolymers – Volume 111, Issue 1, January 2020 (IF 2019 = 2.505 – Q3)


Pippa N., Skouras A., Naziris N., Biondo F., Tiboni M., Katifelis H., Gazouli M., Demetzos C. and Casettari L.*
Incorporation of PEGylated δ-decalactone into lipid bilayers: thermodynamic study and chimeric liposomes development
Journal of Liposome Research – Volume 30, Issue 2, 2020 (IF 2020 = 3.648 – Q2)





Molinaro R:, Gagliardi A., Mancuso A., Cosco D., Soliman M.E., Casettari L.* and Paolino D. *
Development and in vivo evaluation of multidrug ultradeformable vesicles for the treatment of skin inflammation
Pharmaceutics – Volume 11, Issue 12, November 2019, Pages 644 – (IF 2019 = 4.421 – Q1)


Perinelli D.R., Campana M., Singh I., Vllasaliu D., Doutch J., Palmieri G.F. and Casettari L.*
PEGylation affects the self-assembling behavior of amphiphilic octapeptides
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 571, November 2019 –  (IF 2019 = 4.845 – Q1)



Abou-ElNour M., Ishak R.A.H., Tiboni M., Bonacucina G., Cespi M., Casettari L.*, Soliman M.E. and Geneidi A.S.
Triamcinolone acetonide-loaded PLA/PEG-PDL microparticles for effective intra-articular delivery: synthesis, optimization, in vitro and in vivo evaluation
Journal of Controlled Release – Volume 309, September 2019, Pages 125-144 – (IF 2019 = 7.727 – Q1)


Maher S. *, Casettari L. * and Illum L. *
Transmucosal Absorption Enhancers in the Drug Delivery Field
Pharmaceutics – Volume 11, Issue 7, July 2019 – (IF 2019 = 4.421 – Q1)


Elmowafy E., Gad H., Biondo F., Casettari L. and Soliman M.*
Exploring optimized methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-block-poly(ε-caprolactone) crystalline cored micelles in anti-glaucoma pharmacotherapy
International Journal of Pharmaceutics -Volume 566, 20 July 2019, Pages 573-584  (IF 2019 = 4.845 – Q1)


Elmowafy E.*, Tiboni M., Soliman E.
Biocompatibility, biodegradation and biomedical applications of poly(lactic acid)/poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) micro and nanoparticles
Journal of Pharmaceutical Investigation – Volume 49, Issue 4, , pp 347–380


Elmowafy E., Abdal-hay A., Skouras A., Tiboni M., Casettari L. and Guarino V.*
Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA): applications in drug delivery and tissue engineering
Expert Review of Medical Devices – Volume 16, Issue 6, 2019 – (IF 2019 = 2.200 – Q3)


Maher S.*, Brayden D.J., Casettari L. and Lisbeth Illum
Application of Permeation Enhancers in Oral Delivery of Macromolecules: an Update
Pharmaceutics – Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2019, Pages 41 – (IF 2019 = 4.421 – Q1)


Fagioli L., Pavoni L., Logrippo S., Pelucchini C., Rampoldi L., Cespi M., Bonacucina G.* and Casettari L.
Linear viscoelastic properties of selected polysaccharide gums as function of concentration, pH and temperature
Journal of Food Science – Volume 84, Issue 1, January 2019 – (IF 2019 = 2.478 – Q2)



El-Zaafarany G.M., Soliman M.E., Mansour S., Cespi M., Palmieri G.F., Illum L., Casettari L.*, Awad G.A.S.
A tailored thermosensitive PLGA-PEG-PLGA/emulsomes composite for enhanced oxcarbazepine brain delivery via the nasal route
Pharmaceutics – Volume 10, Issue 4, November 2018, Pages 217 – (IF 2018 = 4.773 – Q1)


Campana R.*, Biondo F., Mastrotto F., Baffone W. and Casettari L.
Chitosans as new tools against biofilms formation on the surface of silicone urinary catheters
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules – Volume 118, Part B, 15 October 2018, Pages 2193-2200 – (IF 2018 = 4.784 – Q1)


Martins J.P., D’Auria R., Liu D., Fontana F., Ferreira M.P.A., Correia A., Kemell M., Mäkilä E., Salonen J., Casettari L., Hirvonen J., Sarmento B. and Santos H.A.
Engineered multifunctional albumin-decorated porous silicon nanoparticles for FcRn translocation of insulin
Small – Volume 14, Issue 27, July 2018 – (IF 2018 = 10.856 – Q1)


Lucarini S., Fagioli L., Cavanagh R., Liang W., Perinelli D.R., Campana M., Stolnik S., Lam J.K.W., Casettari L.* and Duranti A.
Synthesis, Structure–Activity Relationships and In Vitro Toxicity Profile of lactose-Based Fatty Acid Monoesters as Possible Drug Permeability 
Pharmaceutics – Volume 10, Issue 3, July 2018, Pages 81 – (IF 2018 = 4.773 – Q1)


Raik S.V., Andranovitš S., Petrova V.A., Xu Y., Lam J.K.W., Morris G.A., Brodskaia A.V., Casettari L., Kritchenkov A.S., Skorik Y.A.*
Comparative study of diethylaminoethyl-chitosan and methylglycol-chitosan as potential non-viral vectors for gene therapy
Polymers – Volume 10, Issue 4, April 2018, Pages 442-456 – (IF 2018 = 3.164 – Q1)


Soliman M.E., Elmowafy E., Casettari L.* and Alexander C.
Star-shaped poly(oligoethylene glycol) copolymers-based gels: thermo-responsive behaviour and bioapplicability for risedronate intranasal delivery
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 543, Issues 1-2, May 2018, Pages 224-233 – (IF 2018 = 4.213 – Q1)


Perinelli D.R., Fagioli L., Campana R., Lam J.K.W., Baffone W., Palmieri G.F., Casettari L. and Bonacucina G.*
Chitosan-based nanosystems and their exploited antimicrobial activity
European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences – Volume 117, May 2018, Pages 8-20 (IF 2018 = 3.532 – Q1)

Perinelli D.R., Campana R., Skouras A., Bonacucina G., Cespi M., Mastrotto F., Baffone W. and Casettari L.*
Chitosan loaded into a hydrogel delivery system as a strategy to treat vaginal co-infection
Pharmaceutics – Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2018, Pages 23-37 (IF 2018 = 4.773 – Q1)


Perinelli D.R., Lucarini S., Fagioli L., Campana R., Vllasaliu D., Duranti A. and Casettari L.*
Lactose oleate as new biocompatible surfactant for pharmaceutical applications
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics – Volume 124, March 2018, Pages 55–62 (IF 2018 = 4.708 – Q1)


Benelli G.*, Pavela R., Giordani C., Casettari L., Curzi G., Cappellacci L., Petrelli R., Maggi F.
Acute and sub-lethal toxicity of eight essential oils of commercial interest against the filariasis mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus and the housefly Musca domestica
Industrial Crops and Products – Volume 112, February 2018, Pages 668–680 (IF 2018 = 4.191 – Q1)


Bisharat L., Berardi A., Perinelli D.R., Bonacucina G., Casettari L., Cespi M.*, AlKhatib H.S. and Palmieri G.F.
Aggregation of zein in aqueous ethanol dispersions: effect on cast film properties
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules – Volume 106, January 2018, Pages 360-368 – (IF 2018 = 4.784 – Q1)



Perinelli D.R., Vllasaliu D., Bonacucina G., Come B., Pucciarelli S., Ricciutelli M., Cespi M., Itri R., Spinozzi F., Casettari L.* and Palmieri G.F.
Rhamnolipids as epithelial permeability enhancers for macromolecular therapeutics
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics – Volume 119, October 2017, Pages 419-425 – (IF 2017 = 4.491 – Q1)


Perinelli D.R., Cespi M., Pucciarelli S., Vincenzetti S., Casettari L., , Lam J.K.W., Logrippo S., Canala E., Soliman M.E., Bonacucina G.* and Palmieri G.F.
Water-in-Oil Microemulsions for Protein Delivery: Loading Optimization and Stability
Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology – Volume 18, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 410-421 – (IF 2017 = 1.819 – Q2)


Campana R., Casettari L.*, Ciandrini E., Illum L. and Baffone W.
Chitosans inhibit the growth and the adhesion of Klebsiella pneumonia and Escherichia coli clinical isolates on urinary catheters
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents – Volume 50, Issue 2, August 2017, Pages 135-141 – (IF 2017 = 4.253 – Q1)


Berardi A., Bisharat L., Bonacucina G., Casettari L., Logrippo S., Cespi M.*, AlKhatib H.S. and Palmieri G.F.
Formulation, swelling and dissolution kinetics study of zein based matrix tablets
Powder Technology – Volume 310, April 2017, Pages 241-249 (IF 2017 = 3.230 – Q1)


Campana R.*, Casettari L., Fagioli L., Cespi M., Bonacucina G. and Baffone W.
Activity of essential oil-based microemulsions against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms developed on stainless steel surface in different culture media and growth conditions
International Journal of Food Microbiology – Volume 241, January 2017, Pages 132-140 – (IF 2017 = 3.451 – Q1)



Perinelli D.R., Cespi M., Casettari L., Vllasaliu D., Cangiotti M., Ottaviani M.F., Giorgioni G., Bonacucina G.* and Palmieri G.F.
Correlation among chemical structure, surface properties and cytotoxicity of N-acyl alanine and serine surfactants
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics – Volume 109, December 2016, Pages 93-102 – (IF 2016 = 4.159 – Q1)


Lucarini S., Fagioli L., Campana R., Cole H., Duranti A., Baffone W., Vllasaliu D., and Casettari L.*
Unsaturated fatty acids lactose esters: cytotoxicity, permeability enhancement and antimicrobial activity
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics – Volume 107, October 2016, Pages 88-96 – (IF 2016 = 4.159 – Q1)


Logrippo S., Bonacucina G.*, Ganzetti R., Polidori C., Cespi M., Marziali A., Ricciutelli M., Casettari L., Perinelli D.R., Sestili M. and Palmieri G.F.
Chemical and microbiological stability studies of an aqueous solution of pravastatin sodium salt for drug therapy of the dysphagic patients
European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy – Volume 23, Issue 5, September 2016, Pages 288-293 – (IF 201 = 0.718 – Q4)


Ciandrini E., Campana R., Casettari L., Perinelli D.R., Fagioli L., Manti A., Palmieri G.F., Papa S. and Baffone W*.
Characterization of biosurfactants produced by Lactobacillus spp. and their activity against oral streptococci biofilm
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology – Volume 100, Issue 15, August 2016, Pages 6767-6777 – (IF 2016 = 3.420 – Q2)


Shalaby K.S., Soliman M.E., Bonacucina G., Cespi M., Palmieri G.F., Sammour O.A., El Shamy A.A., Illum L. and Casettari L.*
Nanoparticles based on linear and star-shaped poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(epsilon-caprolactone) copolymers for the delivery of antitubulin drug 
Pharmaceutical Research – Volume 33, Issue 8, August 2016, Pages 2010-2024 – (IF 2016 = 3.002 – Q2)


Perinelli D.R., Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Naylor A., Whitaker M., Lam J.K.W., Howdle S.M., Casettari L.* and Palmieri G.F.
PEGylated biodegradable polyesters for PGSS microparticles formulation: processability, physical and release properties
Current Drug Delivery – Volume 13, Issue 5, 2016, Pages 673-681 – (IF 2016 = 2.516 – Q2)


Martarelli D., Casettari L.*, Shalaby K.S., Soliman M.E., Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Fagioli L., Perinelli D.R., Lam J.K.W. and Palmieri G.F.
Optimization of melatonin dissolution from extended release matrices using artificial neural networking
Current Drug Delivery – Volume 13, Issue 4, 2016, Pages 565-573 – (IF 2016 = 2.516 – Q2)


Man D.K.W., Chow M.Y.T., Casettari L., Gonzalez-Juarrero M. and Lam J.K.W.*
Potential and development of inhaled RNAi therapeutics for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis
Advanced Drug Delivery Review– Volume 102, July 2016, Pages 21-32 – (IF 201 = 11.764 – Q1)


Bonacucina G., Perinelli D.R., Cespi M., Casettari L., Cossi R., Blasi P., Palmieri G.F.*
Acoustic spectroscopy: a powerful analytical method for the pharmaceutical field?
International Journal of Pharmaceutics– Volume 503, Issue 1-2, April 2016, Pages 174-195 – (IF 2016 = 3.649 – Q1)


Casettari L., Bonacucina G., Cespi M.*, Perinelli D.R., Micheli M., Cacciatore I., Di Stefano A., Palmieri G.F.
Effect of manufacturing temperature and molecular weights on compression, mechanical and dissolution properties of PEOs matrix tablets
Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology – Volume 32, Part B, April 2016, Pages 236-240 (IF 2016 = 1.194 – Q4)


Rajabnezhad S., Casettari L., Lam J.K.W., Nomani A., Torkaman M.R., Palmieri G.F., Rajabnejad M.R. and Darbandi M.A.*
Pulmonary delivery of rifampicin microspheres using lower generations polyamidoamine dendrimers as a carrier
Powder Technology Volume 291, 1 April 2016, Pages 366–374  (IF 2016 = 2.942 – Q1)


Abdal-hay A.*, Hussein K.H., Casettari L., Khalil K.A. and Hamdy A.S.
Fabrication of novel high performance ductile poly(lactic acid) nanofiber scaffold coated with poly(vinyl alcohol) for tissue engineering applications
Materials Science and Engineering: C – Volume 60, March 2016, Pages 143–150 (IF 2016 = 4.164 – Q2)


Perinelli D.R., Casettari L., Cespi M., Fini F., Man D.K.W., Giorgioni G., Canala S., Lam J.K.W., Bonacucina G.* and Palmieri G.F.
Chemical-physical properties and cytotoxicity of N-decanoyl amino
acid-based surfactants: effect of polar heads

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering AspectsVolume 492, March 2016, Pages 38–46 (IF 2016 = 2.714 – Q2)



Kwok P.C.L., Grabarek A., Chow M.Y.T., Lan Y., Li J.C.W., Casettari L., Mason A.J. and Lam J.K.W.*
Inhalable spray-dried formulation of D-LAK antimicrobial peptides targeting tuberculosis
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 491, Issues 1–2, 1 August 2015, Pages 367–374 – (IF 2015 = 3.994 – Q1)


Man D.K.W., Casettari L., Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Palmieri G.F., Sze S.C.W., Leung G. P. H., Lam J.K.W.*, Kwok P.C.L.
Oleanolic acid-loaded PEGylated nanoparticles with enhanced cytotoxicity against cancer cell lines
Molecular Pharmaceutics – Volume 12, Issue 6, June 2015, Pages 2112-2125  (IF 2015 = 4.342 – Q1)


Casettari L., Bonacucina G., Morris G.A., Perinelli D.R., Lucaioli P., Cespi M.*, Palmieri G.F
Dextran and its potential use as tablet excipient
Powder Technology Volume 273, March 2015, Pages 125–132 (IF 2015 = 2.759 – Q1)


Perinelli D.R., Bonacucina G., Pucciarelli S., Cespi M., Casettari L., Polzonetti V., Carpi F.M., Palmieri G.F.*
Could albumin affect the self-assembling properties of a block co-polymer system and drug release? An in-vitro study
Pharmaceutical Research– Volume 32, Issue 3,March 2015, Pages 1094-1104 (IF 2015 = 3.260 – Q2)



Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Pucciarelli S., Cocci P., Perinelli D.R., Casettari L., Illum L., Palmieri G.F., Palermo F.A.*, Mosconi G.
Evaluation of thermosensitive poloxamer 407 gel systems for the sustained release of estradiol in a fish model
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics Volume 88, Issue 3, November 2014, Pages 954–961 (IF 2014 = 3.850 – Q1)


Shalaby K.S., Soliman M.E.*, Casettari L., Bonacucina G., Cespi M., Palmieri G.F., Sammour O.A., El Shamy A.A.
Determination of factors controlling the particle size and entrapment efficiency of Noscapine in PEG/PLA nanoparticles using artificial neural networks
International Journal of Nanomedicine – Volume 9, Issue 1, October 2014, Pages 4953–4964 (IF 2014 = 4.383 – Q1)


Cespi M., Perinelli D.R., Casettari L., Bonacucina G., Caporicci G., Rendina F., Palmieri G.F.*
Use of in-die powder densification parameters in the implementation of Process Analytical Technologies for tablet production on industrial scale
International Journal of PharmaceuticsVolume 477, September 2014, Pages 140–147 (IF 2014 = 3.650 – Q1)


Casettari L. and Illum L.*
Chitosan in nasal delivery systems for therapeutic drugs
Journal of Controlled Release – Volume 190, September 2014, Pages 189–200 (IF 2014 = 7.705 – Q1)


Perinelli D.R., Bonacucina G., Cespi M., Naylor A., Whitaker M., Palmieri G.F., Giorgioni G., Casettari L.*
Evaluation of P(L)LA-PEG-P(L)LA as processing aid for biodegradable particles from gas saturated solutions (PGSS) process
International Journal of Pharmaceutics – Volume 468, Issue 1-2, July 2014, Pages 250-257 – 2014(IF 2014 = 3.650 – Q1)


Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Roberts M., Hanson S., Jones S., Makevica E., Casettari L., Palmieri G.F.*
Evaluation of citrus fibres as a tablet excipient
AAPS PharmSciTech – Volume 15, Issue 2, April 2014, Pages 279-286 (IF 2014 = 1.641 – Q3)


Cespi M., Casettari L., Palmieri G.F., Perinelli D.R., Bonacucina G.*
Rheological characterization of polyvinyl caprolactampolyvinyl acetate-polyethylene glycol graft copolymer (Soluplus®) water dispersion
Colloid and Polymer Science – Volume 292, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 235-241 (IF 2014 = 1.865 – Q2) 



Cespi M., Casettari L., Bonacucina G., Giorgioni G., Perinelli D.R. and Palmieri G.F.*
Evaluation of PEG-PLA di-block copolymers as additive in hypromellose film coating
Polymers for Advanced Technologies – Volume 24, Issue 11, November 2013, Pages 1018-1024 (IF 2013 = 1.964 – Q2) 


Perinelli D.R., Cespi M., Pucciarelli S., Casettari L., Palmieri G.F. and Bonacucina G.*
Effect of phosphate buffer on the micellization process of poloxamer 407: microcalorimetry, acoustic spectroscopy and dynamic light scattering (DLS) studies
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects – Volume 436, September 2013, Pages 123-129 (IF 2013 = 2.354 – Q2) 


Vllasaliu D., Casettari L.*, Bonacucina G., Cespi M., Palmieri G.F and Illum L.
Folic acid conjugated chitosan nanoparticles for tumor targeting of therapeutic and imaging agents
Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology – Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2013, Pages 184-203.


Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Casettari L., Ronchi S. and Palmieri G.F.*
Effect of temperature increase during the tableting of pharmaceutical materials
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 448, Issue 1, May 2013, Pages 320–326 (IF 2013 = 3.785 – Q1). 


Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Casettari L. and Palmieri G.F.*
Rheological and thermo-mechanical properties of Sepifilm-Sepisperse water dispersion and films
Thermochimica Acta, Volume 557, April 2013, Pages 7–12. (IF 2013 = 2.105 – Q2)


Bonacucina G., Cespi M., Mencarelli G., Casettari L. and Palmieri G.F.*
The use of acoustic spectroscopy in the characterisation of ternary phase diagrams
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 441, Issues 1–2, January 2013, Pages 603–610. (IF 2013 = 3.785 – Q1)


Casettari L., Cespi M., Palmieri G.F. and Bonacucina G.*
Characterisation of the interaction between chitosan and inorganic sodium phosphates by means of rheological and optical microscopy studies
Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 91, Issue 2, January 2013, Pages 597-602 (IF 2013 = 3.916 – Q1)



Casettari L.*, Vllasaliu D., Lam J., Soliman M., Illum L.
Biomedical applications of amino acid-modified chitosans: A review
Biomaterials, Volume 33, Issue 30, October 2012, Pages 7565-7583 (IF 2012 = 7.604 – Q1)


Casettari L.*, Gennari L., Angelino D., Ninfali P., Castagnino E.
ORAC of chitosan and its derivatives 
Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 28, Issue 2, August 2012, Pages 243-247 (IF 2012 = 3.494 – Q1)


Vllasaliu D.*, Casettari L., Fowler R., Exposito-Harris R., Garnett M., Illum L., Stolnik S.
Absorption-promoting effects of chitosan in airway and intestinal cell lines: a comparative study
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 430, Issue 1-2, July 2012, Pages 151-160 (IF 2012 = 3.458 – Q1)


Casettari L., Vllasaliu D., Castagnino E., Stolnik S., Howdle S., Illum L.*
PEGylated chitosan derivatives: Synthesis, characterizations and pharmaceutical applications 
Progress in Polymer Science, Volume 37, Issue 5, May 2012, Pages 659-685 (IF 2012 = 26.383 – Q1)


Casettari L., Cespi M., Castagnino E.*
Evaluation of dibutyrylchitin as new excipient for sustained drug release 
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, Volume 38, Issue 8, August 2012, Pages 979-984 (IF 2012 = 1.539 – Q3)


Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Casettari L., Mencarelli G. and Palmieri G.F.*
Poloxamer Thermogel Systems as Medium for Crystallization
Pharmaceutical Research– Volume 29, Issue 3, March 2012, Pages 818-826 (IF 2012 = 4.742 – Q1)



Cespi M., Bonacucina G., Mencarelli G., Casettari L., Palmieri G.F.*
Dynamic mechanical thermal analysis of hypromellose 2910 free films
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Vol. 72, Issue 2, July 2011, Pages 458-463 (IF 2011 = 4.269 – Q1)


Casettari L., Castagnino E., Stolnik S., Lewis A., Howdle S.M., Illum L.*
Surface Characterisation of Bioadhesive PLGA/Chitosan Microparticles Produced by Supercritical Fluid Technology.
Pharmaceutical Research, Volume 28, Issue 7, July 2011, Pages 1668-1682 (IF 2011 = 4.093 – Q1)



Casettari L., Vllasaliu D.*, Mantovani G., Howdle S.M., Stolnik S., Illum L.
Effect of PEGylation on the toxicity and permeability enhancement of chitosan.
Biomacromolecules, Volume 11, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 2825-3218 (IF 2010 = 5.327 – Q1)


Vllasaliu D., Exposito-Harris R., Heras A., Casettari L., Garnett M., Illum L., Stolnik S.*
Tight junction modulation by chitosan nanoparticles: Comparison with chitosan solution.
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 400, Issue 1-2, November 2010, Pages 183-193 (IF 2010 = 3.607 – Q1) 



Castagnino E.*, Ottaviani M.F., Cangiotti M., Morelli M., Casettari L., Muzzarelli R.A.A.
Radical scavenging activity of 5-methylpyrrolidinone chitosan and dibutyryl chitin.
Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 74, Issue 3, 4 November 2008, Pages 640-647 (IF 2008 = 2.644 – Q1)