Massimo Grattarola

University of Genova, Genova, Liguria, Italy 
bioelectronics, biophysics, arrays of microelectrodes
"Massimo Grattarola"

Massimo Grattarola (1950-2002) graduated in Physics in 1975 at the University of Genova, Italy, with a final dissertation on "Computer simulation of the cerebral linguistic circuit" under the supervision of Prof. Antonio Borsellino, father of Cybernetics in Italy. As witnessed by the argument of his dissertation, since the beginning he showed a great scientific curiosity for an interdisciplinary approach towards the world of biophysics and neurosciences. After a training period at the research centre for Biophysics and Cybernetics in Camogli (near Genova) he spent one year, as a Research Associate, at the Department of Biophysics and Physiology, Temple University, Philadelphia, U.S.A. During this period he focused his research activities on optical cytometry. He worked on a research field that we can now define as "Cellular Engineering", investigating the effects of electromagnetic fields at cellular and molecular level.
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Ricci D, Grattarola M, Tedesco M. (2011) The growth cones of living neurons probed by the atomic force microscope. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 736: 243-57
Ricci D, Grattarola M, Tedesco M. (2004) Growth cones of living neurons probed by atomic force microscopy. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 242: 125-40
Martinoia S, Rosso N, Grattarola M, et al. (2001) Development of ISFET array-based microsystems for bioelectrochemical measurements of cell populations. Biosensors & Bioelectronics. 16: 1043-50
Giugliano M, Grattarola M, LeMasson G. (2001) Electrophysiological activity to cell metabolism signal transduction: Possible feedback regulatory biochemical pathway Neurocomputing. 38: 23-30
Giugliano M, Grattarola M. (2001) Networks of real neurons with an artificial body Proceedings of the Atlantic Symposium On Computational Biology and Genome Information Systems and Technolgoy, Cbgist 2001. 111-115
Grattarola M, Chiappalone M, Davide F, et al. (2001) Burst analysis of chemically stimulated spinal cord neuronal networks cultured on microelectrode arrays Annual Reports of the Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University. 1: 729-732
Giugliano M, Bove M, Grattarola M. (2000) Insulin release at the molecular level: metabolic-electrophysiological modeling of the pancreatic beta-cells. Ieee Transactions On Bio-Medical Engineering. 47: 611-23
Giugliano M, Bove M, Grattarola M. (1999) Activity-driven computational strategies of a dynamically regulated integrate-and-fire model neuron. Journal of Computational Neuroscience. 7: 247-54
Giugliano M, Bove M, Grattarola M. (1999) Fast calculation of short-term depressing synaptic conductances. Neural Computation. 11: 1413-26
Jahnsen H, Kristensen BW, Thiébaud P, et al. (1999) Coupling of organotypic brain slice cultures to silicon-based arrays of electrodes. Methods (San Diego, Calif.). 18: 160-72
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