M. Frega PhD (Monica)

Assistant Professor


Medicine & Life Sciences
Brunner Syndrome
In Vitro Techniques
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Kleefstra Syndrome
Engineering & Materials Science


Yuan, X., Puvogel, S., van Rhijn, J. R., Ciptasari, U., Esteve-Codina, A., Meijer, M., Rouschop, S., van Hugte, E. J. H., Oudakker, A., Schoenmaker, C. , Frega, M., Schubert, D., Franke, B., & Nadif Kasri, N. (2023). A human in vitro neuronal model for studying homeostatic plasticity at the network level. Stem cell reports, 18(11), 2222-2239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2023.09.011
Andolfi, A., Arnaldi, P., Di Lisa, D. , Frega, M., Martinoia, S., & Pastorino, L. (2023). Photosensitive pattern to control geometry and activity of a neural network. In Eighth National Congress of Bioengineering, GNB 2023: Proceedings (pp. 989-991). (Convegno Nazionale di Bioingegneria). Patron Editore.
Di Lisa, D. , Muzzi, L., Dellacasa, E. , Frega, M., Martinoia, S., & Pastorino, L. (2023). Innovation in neuronal cell culture: from adhesion to maturation, chitosan promotes developing nervous system. In 8th National Congress of Bioengineering, GNB 2023 - Proceedings (Convegno Nazionale di Bioingegneria). Patron Editore.
Andolfi, A., Arnaldi, P., Donatella Di, L., Pepe, S. , Frega, M., Fassio, A., Lagazzo, A., Martinoia, S., & Pastorino, L. (2023). A micropatterned thermoplasmonic substrate for neuromodulation of in vitro neuronal networks. Acta biomaterialia, 158, 281-291. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2022.12.036
Muzzi, L., Di Lisa, D., Falappa, M., Pepe, S., Maccione, A., Pastorino, L., Martinoia, S. , & Frega, M. (2023). Human-Derived Cortical Neurospheroids Coupled to Passive, High-Density and 3D MEAs: A Valid Platform for Functional Tests. Bioengineering, 10(4), Article 449. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.3390/bioengineering10040449
Doorn, N., Hugte, E. J. H. V., Ciptasari, U., Mordelt, A. , Meijer, H. G. E., Schubert, D. , Frega, M., Nadif Kasri, N. , & Putten, M. J. A. M. V. (2023). An in silico and in vitro human neuronal network model reveals cellular mechanisms beyond NaV1.1 underlying Dravet syndrome. Stem cell reports, 18(8), 1686-1700. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2023.06.003
Di Lisa, D. , Muzzi, L., Pepe, S., Dellacasa, E. , Frega, M., Fassio, A., Martinoia, S., & Pastorino, L. (2022). On the way back from 3D to 2D: Chitosan promotes adhesion and development of neuronal networks onto culture supports. Carbohydrate polymers, 297, Article 120049. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2022.120049
Hu, M. , Frega, M., Tolner, E. A., van den Maagdenberg, A. M. J. M. , Frimat, J. P. , & le Feber, J. (2022). MEA-ToolBox: an Open Source Toolbox for Standardized Analysis of Multi-Electrode Array Data. Neuroinformatics, 20(4), 1077-1092. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12021-022-09591-6

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Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

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Faculty of Science and Technology
Technohal  3383
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7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands