1. Crisafulli L, Muggeo S, Uva P, Wang Y, Iwasaki M, Locatelli S, Anselmo A, Colombo FS, Carlo-Stella C, Cleary ML, Villa A, Gentner B, Ficara F. MicroRNA-127-3p controls murine hematopoietic stem cell maintenance by limiting differentiation. Haematologica. 2019 Sep;104(9):1744-1755. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2018.198499.
  2. Castelli A, Susani L, Menale C, Muggeo S, Caldana E, Strina D, Cassani B, Recordati C, Scanziani E, Ficara F, Villa A, Vezzoni P, Paulis M. Chromosome Transplantation: Correction of the Chronic Granulomatous Disease Defect in Mouse Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Stem Cells. 2019 Jul;37(7):876-887. doi: 10.1002/stem.3006.
  3. Massara M, Bonavita O, Savino B, Caronni N, Mollica Poeta V, Sironi M, Setten E, Recordati C, Crisafulli L, Ficara F, Mantovani A, Locati M, Bonecchi R. ACKR2 in hematopoietic precursors as a checkpoint of neutrophil release and anti-metastatic activity. Nat Commun. 2018 Feb 14;9(1):676. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03080-8.
  4. Lizier M, Anselmo A, Mantero S, Ficara F, Paulis M, Vezzoni P, Lucchini F, Pacchiana G. Fusion between cancer cells and macrophages occurs in a murine model of spontaneous neu+ breast cancer without increasing its metastatic potential. Oncotarget. 2016 Sep 20;7(38):60793-60806. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.
  5. Neri T, Muggeo S, Paulis M, Caldana ME, Crisafulli L, Strina D, Focarelli ML, Faggioli F, Recordati C, Scaramuzza S, Scanziani E, Mantero S, Buracchi C, Sobacchi C, Lombardo A, Naldini L, Vezzoni P, Villa A, Ficara F. Targeted Gene Correction in Osteopetrotic-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for the Generation of Functional Osteoclasts. Stem Cell Reports. 2015 Oct 13;5(4):558-68. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2015.08.005.
  6. Yokoyama A, Ficara F, Murphy MJ, Meisel C, Hatanaka C, Kitabayashi I, Cleary ML. MLL becomes functional through intra-molecular interaction not by proteolytic processing. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 10;8(9):e73649. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073649.
  7. Ficara F, Crisafulli L, Lin C, Iwasaki M, Smith KS, Zammataro L, Cleary ML. Pbx1 restrains myeloid maturation while preserving lymphoid potential in hematopoietic progenitors. J Cell Sci. 2013 Jul 15;126(Pt 14): 3181-91. doi: 10.1242/jcs.125435.
  8. Lo Iacono N, Blair HC, Poliani PL, Marrella V, Ficara F, Cassani B, Facchetti F, Fontana E, Guerrini MM, Traggiai E, Schena F, Paulis M, Mantero S, Inforzato A, Valaperta S, Pangrazio A, Crisafulli L, Maina V, Kostenuik P, Vezzoni P, Villa A, Sobacchi C. Osteopetrosis rescue upon RANKL administration to Rankl(-/-) mice: a new therapy for human RANKL-dependent ARO. J Bone Miner Res. 2012 Dec;27(12):2501-10. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.1712.
  9. Marrella V, Poliani PL, Fontana E, Casati A, Maina V, Cassani B, Ficara F, Cominelli M, Schena F, Paulis M, Traggiai E, Vezzoni P, Grassi F, Villa A. Anti-CD3ε mAb improves thymic architecture and prevents autoimmune manifestations in a mouse model of Omenn syndrome: therapeutic implications. Blood. 2012 Aug 2;120(5):1005-14. doi: 10.1182/blood-2012-01-406827.
  10. Yokoyama A, Ficara F, Murphy MJ, Meisel C, Naresh A, Kitabayashi I, Cleary ML. Proteolytically cleaved MLL subunits are susceptible to distinct degradation pathways. J Cell Sci. 2011 Jul 1;124(Pt 13):2208-19. doi: 10.1242/jcs.080523.
  11. Wang Z, Iwasaki M, Ficara F, Lin C, Matheny C, Wong SH, Smith KS, Cleary ML. GSK-3 promotes conditional association of CREB and its coactivators with MEIS1 to facilitate HOX-mediated transcription and oncogenesis. Cancer Cell. 2010 Jun 15;17(6):597-608. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2010.04.024.
  12. Wong P, Iwasaki M, Somervaille TC, Ficara F, Carico C, Arnold C, Chen CZ, Cleary ML. The miR-17-92 microRNA polycistron regulates MLL leukemia stem cell potential by modulating p21 expression. Cancer Res. 2010 May 1;70(9):3833-42. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-09-3268.
  13. Ficara F, Murphy MJ, Lin M, Cleary ML. Pbx1 regulates self renewal of long-term hematopoietic stem cells by maintaining their quiescenceCell Stem Cell. 2008 May 8;2(5):484-96. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2008.03.004.
  14. Deola S, Scaramuzza S, Birolo RS, Cergnul M, Ficara F, Dando J, Voena C, Vai S, Monari M, Pogliani E, Corneo G, Peccatori J, Selleri S, Bordignon C, Roncarolo MG, Aiuti A, Bregni M. Molecular purging of multiple myeloma cells by ex-vivo culture and retroviral transduction of mobilized-blood CD34+ cells. J Transl Med. 2007 Jul 12;5:35. PubMed PMID: 17626627.
  15. Ficara F, Superchi DB, Hernández RJ, Mocchetti C, Carballido-Perrig N, Andolfi G, Deola S, Colombo A, Bordignon C, Carballido JM, Roncarolo MG, Aiuti A. IL-3 or IL-7 increases ex vivo gene transfer efficiency in ADA-SCID BM CD34+ cells while maintaining in vivo lymphoid potential. Mol Ther. 2004 Dec;10(6):1096-108. PubMed PMID: 15564141.
  16. Dando JS, Ficara F, Deola S, Roncarolo MG, Bordignon C, Aiuti A. Efficient gene transfer into primitive hematopoietic progenitors using a bone marrow microenvironment cell line engineered to produce retroviral vectors. Haematologica. 2004 Apr;89(4):462-70. PubMed PMID: 15075080.
  17. Deola S, Scaramuzza S, Birolo RS, Carballido-Perrig N, Ficara F, Mocchetti C, Dando J, Carballido JM, Bordignon C, Roncarolo MG, Bregni M, Aiuti A. Mobilized blood CD34+ cells transduced and selected with a clinically applicable protocol reconstitute lymphopoiesis in SCID-Hu mice. Hum Gene Ther. 2004 Mar; 15(3):305-11. PubMed PMID: 15018739.
  18. Aiuti A, Ficara F, Cattaneo F, Bordignon C, Roncarolo MG. Gene therapy for adenosine deaminase deficiency. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Dec;3(6):461-6. Review. PubMed PMID: 14612670.
  19. Zino E, Frumento G, Marktel S, Sormani MP, Ficara F, Di Terlizzi S, Parodi AM, Sergeant R, Martinetti M, Bontadini A, Bonifazi F, Lisini D, Mazzi B, Rossini S, Servida P, Ciceri F, Bonini C, Lanino E, Bandini G, Locatelli F, Apperley J, Bacigalupo A, Ferrara GB, Bordignon C, Fleischhauer K. A T-cell epitope encoded by a subset of HLA-DPB1 alleles determines nonpermissive mismatches for hematologic stem cell transplantation. Blood. 2004 Feb 15;103(4): 1417-24. Epub 2003 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 14576061.
  20. Faedo A, Ficara F, Ghiani M, Aiuti A, Rubenstein JL, Bulfone A. Developmental expression of the T-box transcription factor T-bet/Tbx21 during mouse embryogenesis. Mech Dev. 2002 Aug;116(1-2):157-60. PubMed PMID: 12128215.
  21. Aiuti A, Slavin S, Aker M, Ficara F, Deola S, Mortellaro A, Morecki S, Andolfi G, Tabucchi A, Carlucci F, Marinello E, Cattaneo F, Vai S, Servida P, Miniero R, Roncarolo MG, Bordignon C. Correction of ADA-SCID by stem cell gene therapy combined with nonmyeloablative conditioning. Science. 2002 Jun 28;296(5577):2410-3. PubMed PMID: 12089448.
  22. 20: Aiuti A, Vai S, Mortellaro A, Casorati G, Ficara F, Andolfi G, Ferrari G, Tabucchi A, Carlucci F, Ochs HD, Notarangelo LD, Roncarolo MG, Bordignon C. Immune reconstitution in ADA-SCID after PBL gene therapy and discontinuation of enzyme replacement. Nat Med. 2002 May;8(5):423-5. PubMed PMID: 11984564.
  23. Dando JS, Aiuti A, Deola S, Ficara F, Bordignon C. Optimisation of retroviral supernatant production conditions for the genetic modification of human CD34+ cells. J Gene Med. 2001 May-Jun;3(3):219-27. PubMed PMID: 11437327.
  24. Isgrò A, Mezzaroma I, Aiuti A, De Vita L, Franchi F, Pandolfi F, Alario C, Ficara F, Riva E, Antonelli G, Aiuti F. Recovery of hematopoietic activity in bone marrow from human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected patients during highly active antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2000 Oct 10;16(15):1471-9. PubMed PMID: 11054260.
  25. Aiuti A, Tavian M, Cipponi A, Ficara F, Zappone E, Hoxie J, Peault B, Bordignon C. Expression of CXCR4, the receptor for stromal cell derived factor-1 on fetal and adult human lympho-hematopoietic progenitors. Eur J Immunol. 1999 Jun;29(6):1823-31. PubMed PMID: 10382744.