1. A possible desensitized state conformation of the human α7 nicotinic receptor: a molecular dynamics study L. Chiodo, T. E. Malliavin, L. Maragliano, G. Cottone,  Biophys. Chem. 229, 99-109 (2017). doi: 10.1016/j.bpc.2017.06.010
  2. Anomalous exciton temperature dependence in rutile TiO2, E. Baldini, A. Dominguez, L. Chiodo, E. Sheveleva, M. Yazdi-Rizi, C. Bernhard, A. Rubio, M. Chergui., Phys. Rev. B-RC 96, 041204 (2017). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.041204
  3. Strongly bound excitons in anatase TiO2 single crystals and nanoparticles, E. Baldini, L. Chiodo, A. Dominguez , M. Palummo , S. Moser, M. Yazdi-Rizi , G. Auböck, B. Mallett, H. Berger, A. Magrez, C. Bernhard, M. Grioni, A. Rubio, M. Chergui,  Nat. Comm., 10.1038/ncomms14938 (2017). doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00016-6


  1. Emerging giant resonant exciton induced by Ta substitution in anatase TiO2: A tunable correlation effect. Y. Zhihua, P. E. Trevisanutto, L. Chiodo, I. Santoso, A. R. Barman, T. C. Asmara, S. Dhar, A. Terentjevs, F. Della Sala, V. Olevano,T. Venkatesan, A. Rusydi,  Phys. Rev. B 93, 205118 ( 2016). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.205118

In Preparation:

  1. Spatio-temporal correlation of cardiac tissue. S. Filippi, C. Cherubini, A. Gizzi, A. Loppini, F.H. Fenton. In Preparation.


  1. The role of topology in β-cells complex functional networks. C. Cherubini, S. Filippi, A. Gizzi, and A. Loppini. Under Review.
  2. Viscoelastic computational modeling of the head-neck system: Eigenfrequency and time-dependent analysis. E. Boccia, C. Cherubini, S. Filippi, A. Gizzi, and M.G.C. Nestola. Under Review.
  3. Gambling, games of skill and human ecology: A pilot study by a multidimensional analysis approach. L. Valera, A. Gizzi, A. Giuliani, and V. Tambone. Under Review.
  4. Computational modeling of non-linear diffusion in cardiac electrophysiology: A porous-medium approach. D.E. Hurtado, S. Castro, and A. Gizzi. Under Review.
  5. Statistical characterization of the anisotropic strain energy in soft materials with distributed fibers. A. Gizzi, M. Vasta and A. Pandolfi. Under Review.


  1. On Three-Band Decomposition analysis in fluid-structure interaction models of abdominal aortic aneurysm with intraluminal thrombus. M.G.C. Nestola, A. Gizzi, C. Cherubini, and S. Filippi. Int. J. Mod. Phys. C. In Press.
  2. Visco-electromechanics modeling of intestine wall hyperelasticity. A. Gizzi, M. Vasta and A. Pandolfi. Int. J. Comput. Meth. Eng. Sci. Mech. In Press.
  3. The role of coherence in emergent behavior of biological systems. M. Bertolaso, A. Capolupo, C. Cherubini, S. Filippi, A. Gizzi, A. Loppini, and G. Vitiello. Electromagnetic Biol. Med. 34 : 138 − 140 (2015) – DOI: 10.3109/15368378.2015.1036069.
  4. Visco-hyperelasticity in electro-active soft tissues. A. Gizzi, A. Pandolfi. Procedia IUTAM 8 : 162 − 175 (2015) – DOI: 10.1016/j.piutam.2014.12.018
  5. Finite element and finite volume-element simulation of pseudo-ECGs and cardiac alternans. M. Dupraz, S. Filippi, A. Gizzi, A. Quarteroni, and R. Ruiz-Baier. Math. Meth. Appl. Sci. 38 : 1046 − 1058 (2015) – DOI: 10.1002/0.3127.
  6. On the wall shear stress gradients in fluid dynamics. C. Cherubini, S. Filippi, A. Gizzi, and M.G.C. Nestola. Comm. Comput. Phys. 17 : 808 − 821 (2015) – DOI: 10.4208/cicp.030714.101014a.
  7. A three-dimensional continuum model of active contraction in single cardiomyocytes. In: “The Cardio-circulatory System: from Modeling to Clinical Applications. A. Gizzi, R. Ruiz-Baier, S. Rossi, A. Laadhari, C. Cherubini, and S. Filippi. Modeling, Simulations and Applications (MS&A) Series, A. Quarteroni Editor, ISSN: 2037–5255 (2014).
  8. Theoretical and numerical modeling of nonlinear electromechanics with applications to biological active media. A. Gizzi, C. Cherubini, S. Filippi, and A. Pandolfi. Comm. Comput. Phys. 17 : 93 − 126 (2015) – DOI: 10.4208/cicp.091213.260614a.


  1. On the coherent behavior of pancreatic beta-cell clusters. A. Loppini, A. Capolupo, C. Cherubini, A. Gizzi, M. Bertolaso, S. Filippi, and G. Vitiello. Phys. Lett. A 378 : 3210 − 3217 (2014).
  2. Experimental evidences and mathematical modeling of thermal effects on human colonic smooth muscle contractility. A. Altomare, A. Gizzi, S. Cocca, A. Loppini, M. Dipaola, R. Alloni, M.P.L. Guarino, M. Cicala, S. Filippi. Am. J. Physiol., DOI:10.1152/ajpgi.00385.2013 (2014).
  3. On three- and two-dimensional fibers distributed models of biological tissues. M. Vasta, A. Gizzi, and A. Pandolfi. Prob. Eng. Mech. 37 : 170 − 179 DOI:10.1016/j.probengmech.2014.05.003 (2014).
  4. Mechanistic insights into hypothermic ventricular fibrillation: The role of temperature and tissue size. S. Filippi, A. Gizzi, C. Cherubini, S. Luther, F.H. Fenton. Europace, 16 : 424 − 434 (2014).
  5. Modeling collagen recruitment in hyperelastic bio-material models with statistical distributions of the fiber orientation. A. Gizzi, A. Pandolfi, M. Vasta. Int. J. Eng. Sci. 78 : 48 − 60 (2014).
  6. Mathematical modelling of active contraction in isolated cardiomyocytes. Ruiz-Baier R, Gizzi A, Rossi S, Cherubini C, Laadhari A, Filippi S, Quarteroni A. Math Med Biol. 31 : 259 − 283 (2014).
  7. Spatio-temporal correlation of paced cardiac tissue. S. Filippi, C. Cherubini, A. Gizzi, A. Loppini, F.H. Fenton. ESGCO2014, IEEE, CFP1478X-ART, ISBN: 978-147993969-5 (2014) – WOS:000343599700112.


  1. A fiber distributed model of biological tissuesM. Vasta, A. Pandolfi, and A. Gizzi. Procedia IUTAM. 6 : 79 − 86 (2013).
  2. Effects of pacing site and stimulation history on alternans dynamics and the development of complex spatiotemporal patterns in cardiac tissue. Gizzi A, Cherry EM, Gilmour RF Jr, Luther S, Filippi S, Fenton FH. Front Physiol. 2013 Apr 19;4:71. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2013.00071. eCollection 2013.
  3. Role of temperature on nonlinear cardiac dynamics. Fenton FH, Gizzi A, Cherubini C, Pomella N, Filippi S. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2013 Apr;87(4):042717. Epub 2013 Apr 22.
  4. A stochastic mathematical model to study the autoimmune progression towards type 1 diabetes. Portuesi R, Cherubini C, Gizzi A, Buzzetti R, Pozzilli P, Filippi S. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2013 Mar;29(3):194-203. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.2382.


  1. Computational modeling and stress analysis of columellar biomechanics. Gizzi A, Cherubini C, Pomella N, Persichetti P, Vasta M, Filippi S. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2012 Nov;15:46-58. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.06.006. Epub 2012 Jun 20.
  2. Electroelastic unpinning of rotating vortices in biological excitable media. Cherubini C, Filippi S, Gizzi A. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2012 Mar;85(3 Pt 1):031915. Epub 2012 Mar 28.
  3. A Bistable Field Model of Cancer Dynamics. Cherubini C, Gizzi A, Bertolaso M, Tambone V, Filippi S. (2012). Comm Comput Phys 11: 1-18 (2012).
  4. BINI D., CHERUBINI C., FILIPPI S., GERALICO A. (2012). General Relativity without General Relativity: Self-Gravitating Systems and Effective Geometries. In: Proceedings of the Twelfth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity . vol. 3, p. 2104-2106, World Scientific, ISBN: 978-981-4374-51-4
  5. ALTOMARE A., GUARINO MPL, GIZZI A., COCCA S., CHERUBINI C., ALLONI R., FILIPPI S., CICALA M. (2012). Human Colonic Smooth Muscle Contractility Following Acute Thermal Cooling. GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol. 142, p. S608-S609, ISSN: 0016-5085
  7. BOCCIA E., CHERUBINI C., FILIPPI S., GIZZI A. (2012). Three-dimensional viscoelastic simulations of heterogeneous head modeling for implantable hearing devices. In: Proceedings of the 4th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob). p. 127-132, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1199-2, Rome, Italy, June 24-27, 2012, doi: 10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290764


  1. Three-band decomposition analysis of wall shear stress in pulsatile flows. Gizzi A, Bernaschi M, Bini D, Cherubini C, Filippi S, Melchionna S, Succi S. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2011 Mar;83(3 Pt 1):031902. Epub 2011 Mar 4.
  2. CHERUBINI C, FILIPPI S (2011). Von Mises’ potential flow wave equation and nonlinear analog gravity. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, PARTICLES, FIELDS, GRAVITATION, AND COSMOLOGY, vol. 84, p. 124010-1-124010-6, ISSN: 1550-7998, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.84.124010
  3. CHERUBINI C, FILIPPI S (2011). Acoustic Metric of the Compressible Draining Bathtub. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, PARTICLES, FIELDS, GRAVITATION, AND COSMOLOGY, vol. 84, p. 084027-1-084027-12, ISSN: 1550-7998, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.84.084027
  4. BINI D, CHERUBINI C, FILIPPI S (2011). Effective geometry of a white dwarf. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, PARTICLES, FIELDS, GRAVITATION, AND COSMOLOGY, vol. 83, p. 064039-1-064039-15, ISSN: 1550-7998, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.83.064039

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