Publications (last years)


Chemical and topographical modification of polycarbonate surfaces through diffusion/photocuring processes of hydrogel precursors based on vinylpyrrolidone. A. Gallardo, N. Lujan, H. Reinecke, C. García, A. del Campo and J. Rodriguez-Hernandez.Langmuir 2017, 33, 1614?1622.

Titanium coatings and surface modifications: towards clinically useful bioactive implants. Ana Civantos, Enrique Martinez-Campos, Viviana Mónica Ramos, Carlos Elvira, Alberto Gallardo, and Ander Abarrategi. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00604.

Aqueous micro and nanoreactors based on alternating copolymers of phenylmaleimide and vinylpyrrolidone bearing pendant L-proline stabilized with PEG grafted chain. A. del Prado, M. Pintado-Sierra, M. Juan-y-Seva, R. Navarro, H. Reinecke, J. Rodríguez-Hernández, C. Elvira, A. Fernández-Mayoralas, A. Gallardo. J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Chem. 2017, 55, 1228-1236.

Microfluidic Reactors based on Rechargeable Catalytic Porous Supports: Heterogeneous Enzymatic Catalysis via Reversible Host-Guest Interactions. de León, Alberto; Vargas Alfredo, Nelson; Gallardo, Alberto; Fernández-Mayoralas, Alfonso; Bastida, Agatha; Munoz-Bonilla, Alexandra; Rodriguez-Hernandez, Juan. ACS Applied Materials & Interface 2017, 9, 4184?4191.

Non migrating equivalent substitutes for PVC/DOP formulations as shown by a Tg study of PVC with covalently bound PEO-PPO oligomers. Rodrigo Navarro , Tülin Gacal, Melike Ocakoglu, Carolina García, Carlos Elvira, Alberto Gallardo, Helmut Reinecke. Macromol. Rapid Comm 2017, 38,1600734


Cell adhesion and proliferation on sulfonated and non-modified chitosan films. Martínez-Campos E., Civantos A., Redondo J.A., Guzmán R., Pérez-Perrino M., Gallardo A.,Ramos V, Aranaz I. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2016. doi:10.1208/s12249-016-0619-7.

PVC bearing primary aliphatic or aromatic amine groups. T. Marqués, R. Navarro, A. Gallardo, C. García, C- Elvira, H. Reinecke. J. Polym. Res. 2016, 23 (12), 1-6.

Opening new gates for the modification of PVC or other PVC derivatives: synthetic strategies for the covalent binding of molecules to PVC R. Navarro; M. Pérez Perrino, C. García, C. Elvira, A. Gallardo. . Polymers, 8, 152; doi:10.3390/polym8040152.

Highly flexible PVC materials without plasticizer migration as obtained by efficient one-pot procedure using trichlorotriazine chemistry. Reinecke, Helmut; Gallardo, Alberto; García, Carolina; Elvira, Carlos; Perez-Perrino, Monica; Navarro, Rodrigo. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 2224, 2227.

Polymeric gene carriers bearing pendant b-cyclodextrin: The relevance of glycoside permethylation on the 'in vitro' cell response.J.A. Redondo, E. Martínez-Campos, L. Plet, M. Pérez-Perrino, R. Navarro, G. Corrales, A. Pandit, H. Reinecke, A. Gallardo, J.L. López-Lacomba, A. Fernández-Mayoralas, C. Elvira. Macromol. Rapid Comm. 2016, 37, 575?583.

Dual stimuli-responsive polyamines derived from modified N-vinylpyrrolidones through CuAAC click chemistry.A. del Prado, R. Navarro, P. Levkin, A. Gallardo, C. Elvira, H. Reinecke. J. Polym Sci. Polym. Chem. 2016, 54, 1098-1108.

Novel Anionic Metabolite profiling by capillary electrophoresis-mass spectrometry using a noncovalent polymeric coating. Orange juice and wine as case studies.T. Acunha, C. Simó, C. Ibáñez, A. Gallardo, A. Cifuentes J. Chromatogr. A 2016. 1428 (2016) 326-335


Potential of pro-dendronic polyamines with modulated segmental charge density as novel coating for fast and efficient analysis of peptides and basic proteins by capillary electrophoresis and capillary electrophoresis-mass spectrometry. T. Acunha, C. Ibáñez, M.I. Pascual Reguera, M. Sarò, R. Navarro, J.A. Redondo, H. Reinecke, A. Gallardo, C. Simó, A. Cifuentes. Electrophoresis 2015, 36,1564-1571. DOI: 10.1002/elps.201400576

Straightforward functionalization of breath figures: simultaneous orthogonal host-guest and pH-responsive interface. A. Sanz de León, A. Muñoz-Bonilla, A. Gallardo, A. Fernandez-Mayoralas, J. Bernard, J. Rodríguez-Hernánde. J. Colloid Interf. Sci. 2015, 457,272-280

Synergistic effect of pendant hydroxypropyl and pyrrolidine moieties randomly distributed along polymethacrylamide backbones on in vitro DNA-transfection. J. A. Redondo, D. Velasco, M. Pérez-Perrino, H. Reinecke, A. Gallardo, A. Pandit, C. Elvira. Eur. J. Pharm & Biopharm. 2015, 90, 38-43

Effect on in vitro cell response of the statistical insertion of N-(2-hydroxypropyl) methacrylamide on linear pro-dendronic polyamine's gene carriers. J.A. Redondo, E. Martínez-Campos, R. Navarro, H. Reinecke, C. Elvira, J.L. López-Lacomba, A. Gallardo. Eur. J. Pharm & Biopharm. 2015, 303-310. 10.1016/j.ejpb.2015.04.014


Binding of Functionalized Polymers to Surface-Attached Polymer Networks Containing Reactive Groups. M. Perez-Perrino, R. Navarro, O. Prucker, and J. Ruhe, Macromolecules 2014, DOI: 10.1021/ma500282b


Synthesis of randomly aminated polyvinylpyrrolidone and its use in the preparation of hydrolyzable conjugates. Del Prado A., Navarro R., Gallardo A., Elvira C. Reinecke H, RSC Adv. (2014), 4, 35950-35958


Pseudo Double Network Hydrogels with Unique Properties as Supports for Cell Manipulation. Aranaz, E. Martínez Campos, M. E. Nash,M. G. Tardajos, H.Reinecke, C. Elvira, V. Ramos, J.L. López Lacomba, A. Gallardo.Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014, 2, 3839-3848


Pro-dendronic polyamines from stable or labile methacrylates obtained by selective Michael addition onto asymmetric di-acrylic compounds. J. A. Redondo, R. Navarro, E. Martínez-Campos, M. Pérez-Perrino, R. París, J.L. López-Lacomba, C. Elvira, H. Reinecke, A. Gallardo J Polym. Sci. Polym. Chem. 2014, 52, 16, 2297-2305


Surface hierarchical porosity in poly (caprolactone) membranes with potential applications in tissue engineering prepared by foaming in supercritical carbon dioxide. M. Pintado-Sierra, L. Delgado, I. Aranaz, A. Marcos-Fernández, H. Reinecke, A. Gallardo, D. Zeugolis, C. Elvira Journal of Supercritical Fluids, (2014), 95, 273-284



Chlorosulfonation of Polystyrene Substrates for bioanalytical assays: distribution of activated groups at the surface. A del Prado, N Briz, R Navarro, M Pérez, A Gallardo, H Reinecke, , Analyst. DOI: 10.1039/C2AN35659G


Preparation of Surface-Attached Polymer Layers by Thermal or Photochemical Activation of -Diazoester Moieties. R. Navarro, M. Perez, O. Prucker, J. Rühe. Langmuir, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/la402323k


Confinement of 5,10,15,20-tetrakis-(4-sulfonatophenyl)-porphyrin in novel poly(vinylpyrrolidone)s modified with aromatic amines. 2. M. Gómez-Tardajos; J.P. Pino-Pinto; C. Díaz-Soto; M. E. Flores¸A. Gallardo; C. Elvira; H. Reinecke; H. Nishide; I. Moreno-Villoslada. Dyes and Pigments 2013, 1999, 759-770.


Distribution of chlorosulfonyl groups in the subsurface of polystyrene substrates. Analysis by means of vibrational spectroscopy. 1. A. del Prado, N. Briz, R. Navarro, M. Pérez, A. Gallardo, H. Reinecke.Vibrational spectroscopy 2013, 66, 14-18


Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Thermoresponsive Copolymer Series and their Application in Cell and Cell Sheet Regeneration. Nash M.E., Carroll W.M., Velasco D., Gomez J., Gorelov A., Elezov D., Gallardo A., Rochev Y., Elvira C.. J. Biomat. Sci. Polym. Ed., 2013, 24, 253-268


Thermoresponsive Substrates used for the Expansion of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells and the Preservation of Immunophenotype. M. E. Nash, X. Fan,W. M. Carroll, A. V. Gorelov, F. P. Barry, G. Shaw, Y. A. Rochev. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports. DOI: 10.1007/s12015-013-9428-5


Self structuring in amphiphilic networks prepared by single conventional radical copolymerization of n-butyl methacrylate and vinylpyrrolidone. Tardajos, M.G.; Aranaz, I.; Pérez, M.; López, D.; Reinecke, H.; Elvira, C.; Gallardo, A.; Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 5018-5025.




Cell and Cell Sheet Recovery from pNIPAm Coatings; Motivation and History to Present Day Approaches. Maria E. Nash, Deirdre Healy, William M. Carroll, Carlos Elvira, Yury A. Rochev, J Mater. Chem. 22, 19376 - 19389 (2012)


Water-Soluble Pendant Copolymers Bearing Proline and Permethylated β-Cyclodextrin: pH-Dependent Catalytic Nanoreactors. EG Doyagüez, J Rodríguez-Hernández, G Corrales, A Fernández-Mayoralas, A Gallardo, Macromolecules, 45, 7676-7683 (2012).


Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Thermoresponsive Copolymer Series and their Application in Cell and Cell Sheet Regeneration. Nash M.E., Carroll W.M., Velasco D.,  Gomez J., Gorelov A., Elezov D., Gallardo A.,  Rochev Y., Elvira C.  J. Biomat. Sci. Polym. Ed., 1–16, iFirst Article, (2012).


Low Polydispersity (N-ethyl pyrrolidine methacrylamide-co-1-vinylimidazole) Linear Oligomers for Gene Therapy Applications. D. Velasco, G. Réthoré, B. Newland, J. Parra, C. Elvira,  A. Pandit, L. Rojo, J. San Román. Eur J Pharm & Biopharm 82, 465-474 (2012).

Homologous Copolymerization Route to Functional and Biocompatible Poly-vinylpyrrolidone. Myriam G. Tardajos, Maria Nash, Yury Rochev, Helmut Reinecke, Carlos Elvira A. Gallardo,  ' Macromol. Chem. Phys.,  213, 529-538 (2012).


Microstructure and Biological Activity of Sulfonated N-Vinylpyrrolidone copolymers. M.G. Tardajos, L. García-Fernández, H. Reinecke, M.R. Aguilar, A. Gallardo, J. San Román’, J. Bioact. Comp. Polym, 25, 453-466 (2012).


Chemical guiding of magnetic nanoparticles in dispersed media containing poly-(methylmethacrylate-co-vinylpyrrolidone). M. Tardajos, I. Aranaz, F. Sayar, C. Elvira, H. Reinecke, E. Piskin, A. Gallardo. Langmuir,  28, 5555–5561 (2012).


Transparent polystyrene substrates with controlable surface chlorosulfonation: stable, versatile and wáter-compatible precursors for functionalization. A. Del Prado-Abellán, N. Briz, M. Pérez, R. Navarro, R, A. Gallardo, H. Reinecke. Macromolecules, 45 (6), pp 2648–2653 (2012).




End functionalyzed polymeric system derived from pyrrolidine provide high transfection efficiency , D. Velasco, E. Collin, J. San Roman, A. Pandit , C. Elvira . European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Descripción: (2011).


Swelling control in thermo-responsive hydrogels based on 2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethyl methacrylate by crosslinking and copolymerization with N-isopropylacrylamide. García-García JM, Liras M, Quijada-Garrido I, Gallardo A, París R.. Polym. J  doi:10.1038/pj.2011.83 (2011)


Linear copolymers of proline methacrylate and styrene as catalysts for aldol reactions in water: effect of the copolymer aggregation on the enantioselectivity. EG Doyagüez, G Corrales, L Garrido, J Rodríguez-Hernández, A Gallardo, A Fernández-Mayoralas. Macromolecules (2011)


Compositionally-Tunable Surface Nanostructuration Of Microspheres Obtained From A Self-Stabilizing Copolymerization Of Methylmethacrylate And Vinylpyrrolidone. Aranaz I, Reinecke H, Elvira C, Gallardo A. Polymer DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2011.05.027 (2011)

Thermo-Responsive Allyl-Functionalized 2-(2-Methoxyethoxy)ethyl Methacrylate-Based Polymers as Versatile Precursors for Smart Polymer Conjugates and Conetworks. Liras M, García-García JM, Quijada-Garrido I, Gallardo A, París R. Macromolecules 44, 3739-3745, (2011)

Control of the Migration Behaviour of Slip Agents in Polyolefin-Based Films. Cosme Llop, Antonio Manrique, Rodrigo Navarro, C. Mijangos, Helmut Reinecke Polymer Engineering and Science,  DOI: 10.1002/pen.21963, (2011)

Plasticizers. Navarro R, Pérez M, Reinecke H. Contribución a la 4th edition of Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology. Editorial: John Wiley&Sons, Online ISBN: 9780471440260. DOI: 10.1002/0471440264.(2011)

Singular thermosensitivity of polymethyl methacrylate/ poly-N-isopropylacrylamide conetworks prepared by a facile synthetic route. Aranaz  I, Carrasco S, Tardajos MG, Elvira C, Reinecke H, Lopez D, Gallardo A. Polymer Chemistry, 2, 709 – 713, (2011).

pH Sensitive Polymer Hydrogels Derived from Morpholine Avoid the Crystallization of Ibuprofen. D. Velasco, Ch. B. Danoux, J. A. Redondo, C. Elvira, J. San Román, P. S. Wray, S. G. Kazarian. J. Controlled Rel., 149, 140-145 (2011).


Novel DOP Based Additives for internal Plastification of PVC. Navarro R, Pérez M, Gómez M, Reinecke H. Macromolecules, 43 (5), 2377–2381, (2010).

Connections between structure and performance of four cationic copolymers used as physically adsorbed coatings in capillary electrophoresis. Herrero M, Bernal J, Velasco D, Elvira C, Cifuentes A. J. Chromatography A, 1217, 7586–7592 (2010).

Preparation in supercritical CO2 of porous poly (methyl methacrylate)-poly (L-lactic acid) (PMMA-PLA) scaffolds incorporating ibuprofen. Velasco D, Benito L, Fernández-Gutiérrez M, San Román J, Elvira C. J. Supercritical Fluids, 54, 335-341 (2010).

NGF release from thermo-responsive collagen-PolyNIPAam polymer networks supports neuronal cell growth and differentiation, Doleski S, Li Y, Pandit A, Elvira C. J. Biomed. Mater. Res.: Part A, 94(2), 457-465 (2010).

Step-And Repeat Assembly of Molecularly Controlled Ultrathin Kevlar Layers. Lomadze N, Perez M, Prucker O, Rühe J, Reinecke H Macromolecules, 43 (21), 9056-9062, (2010).

Functionalization of 1-vinyl-2pyrrolidone in 3-position by ring-opening reactions of cyclic precursors. Navarro R, Pérez M, Gómez M, Gallardo A, Reinecke H Eur. Polym. J,46, 1557-1562 (2010).


Asymmetric bi-homologous crosslinkers for bicomponent gels – the way to strongly increased elastic moduli, Demirgoz D, Navarro R, Pérez M, Reinecke H and Gallardo A. J. Appl. Polym. Sci 115 (2),. 896-900 (2010).