Top selected peer-reviewed publications

Gentile, C., Fleming, P.A., Mironov, V., Argraves, K.M., Argraves, W.S., Drake, C. J. “VEGF-mediated vascular fusion and the generation of a vascular micro-tissues”, Dev Dyn. 2008 Oct;237(10):2918-25. JOURNAL COVER IMAGE.

Mironov V., Zhang J., Gentile, C., Brakke K., Trusk T., Jakab K., Forgacs G., Kasyanov V., Visconti R.P., Markwald R.R., "Designer blueprint for vascular trees: morphology evolution of vascular tissue constructs," Virtual and Physical Prototyping, v.4 (2), 2009, p. 63-74.

Fleming PA, Argraves WS, Gentile C, Neagu A, Forgacs G, Drake CJ. “Fusion of uniluminal vascular spheroids: a model for assembly of blood vessels”, Dev Dyn. 2010 Feb;239(2):398-406. JOURNAL COVER IMAGE.

Visconti RP, Kasyanov V, Gentile C, Zhang J, Markwald RR, Mironov V. “Towards organ printing: engineering an intra-organ branched vascular tree”, Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2010 Mar;10(3):409-20.


Gentile, C. “Filling the Gaps between the In Vivo and In Vitro Microenvironment: Engineering of Spheroids for Stem Cell Technology” Curr Stem Cell Res Ther, 2016: 11 (8), 652-665. Invited review for Special Issue “New approach in stem cell technology and innovative biomaterial for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine proposed”.

Polonchuk, L., Chabria, M., Badi, L., Hoflack, J.C., Figtree, G., M., Davies, M.J., Gentile, C. “Cardiac spheroid co-cultures as promising in vitro models to study the human heart microenvironment”, Scientific Reports 2017 7 (1), 7005.

Figtree, G., Bubb, K., Tang, O., Kizana, E., Gentile, C. “Vascularized cardiac spheroids as novel 3D in vitro models to study cardiac fibrosis”, Cells Tissues Organs 2017 204 (3-4), 191-198. Invited article for Special Issue on “New advanced biomaterials for tissue and organ regeneration/repair”.

Mawad, D., Figtree, G., Gentile, C. “Current Technologies Based on the Knowledge of the Stem Cells Microenvironments”, Stem Cell Microenvironments and Beyond 2017 245-262.

Sharma, P., Figtree, G., Gentile, C. “The Hypoxic Microenvironment of Stem Cells and their Progenies in the Heart”, J Stem Cell Res Ther 2017 2 (6), 00084.

Jiang, L., Gentile, C. Lauto, A., Cui, C., Song, Y., Romeo, T., Silva, S.M., Tang, O., Sharma, P., Figtree, G., Gooding, J.J., Mawad, D., “Versatile Fabrication Approach of Conductive Hydrogels via Copolymerization with Vinyl Monomers”, ACS applied materials & interfaces 2017 9 (50), 44124-44133.

Campbell, M., Chabria, M., Figtree, G., Polonchuk, L., Gentile, C. “Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Spheroids as 3D In Vitro Models of the Human Heart Microenvironment”, Humana Press/Springer 2018 Book Chapter.

Campbell, Surija, L., Peceros, K., Sharma, P., Figtree, G., Gentile, C. “Stem Cell Spheroids”, Elsevier 2019 Book Chapter for the Encyclopaedia of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society.

Hansen, T., S Saleh, S., Figtree, G.A., Gentile, C. ”The Role of Redox Signalling in Cardiovascular Regeneration” Book Chapter of Oxidative Stress in Heart Diseases, 19-37, 2019.

Roche, C.D., Brereton, R.J.L., Ashton, A.W., Jackson, C., Gentile, C. "Current Challenges in 3D Bioprinting Heart Tissues for Cardiac Surgery." Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Sep 1;58(3):500-510. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezaa093..

Wang, H., Roche, C.D., Gentile, C. "Omentum support for cardiac regeneration in ischaemic cardiomyopathy models: a systematic scoping review."  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2020 Aug 18:ezaa205. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezaa205.

Roche, C.D., Gentile, C. "Transplantation of a 3D Bioprinted Patch in a Murine Model of Myocardial Infarction. J Vis Exp. 2020 Sep 26;(163). doi: 10.3791/61675.



Campbell, M, Chabria, M, Figtree, GA, Polonchuk, L & Gentile, C 2019, 'Stem cell-derived cardiac spheroids as 3D in vitro models of the human heart microenvironment' in Methods in Molecular Biology, pp. 51-59.View/Download from: Publisher's site

Campbell, M, Surija, L, Peceros, K, Sharma, P, Figtree, G & Gentile, C 2019, 'Stem cell spheroids' in Encyclopedia of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, pp. 387-393.View/Download from: Publisher's site

Mawad, D, Figtree, G & Gentile, C 2017, 'Current Technologies Based on the Knowledge of the Stem Cells Microenvironments' in Birbrair, A (ed), STEM CELL MICROENVIRONMENTS AND BEYOND, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, pp. 245-262.View/Download from: Publisher's site

Gentile, C, Kuehn, B, Davies, MJ & dos Remedios, CG 2014, 'A Novel Method for Isolating and Culturing Human Cardiomyocytes from Cryopreserved Tissues', BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 58th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical-Society, CELL PRESS, San Francisco, CA, pp. 564A-564A.View/Download from: Publisher's site