Current affiliation: Lancaster UniversitySubject: Materials SciencePrimary location: United Kingdom
Published in:Chemical Society ReviewsPublication date:2013-01-01
This is a review article discussing nanoscale grid-like structures that have a variety of potential applications in the biomedical and technologica...
Published in:Journal of Materials Chemistry BPublication date:2014-01-01
Biodegradable electroactive polymers for drug delivery in response to electricity. We used the anti-inflammatory dexamethasone as a clinically rele...
Published in:New Journal of ChemistryPublication date:2012-01-01
This manuscript describes the self-assembly of metal-based supramolecular grids to form supramolecular polymers that thicken the solvent they are d...
Published in:Chemical CommunicationsPublication date:2005-01-01
Peptides that self-assemble in organic solvents to form jelly-like structures.
Published in:Soft MatterPublication date:2012-01-01
This manuscript describes lysine-based peptides with various hydrogen bonding motifs that direct the assembly of the molecules into supramolecular ...
Published in:Organic & Biomolecular ChemistryPublication date:2009-01-01
This manuscript describes the use of branched (tree-like) molecules to bind DNA and deliver it to cells. Future iterations of such molecules may ha...
Published in:Organic & Biomolecular ChemistryPublication date:2007-01-01
This manuscript describe the synthesis of molecules capable of binding anion in organic liquids and water. Such molecules may be useful for drug de...
Published in:Journal of Materials Chemistry BPublication date:2015-01-01
The manuscript describes our efforts to print conducting polymer biomaterials using multiphoton fabrication.
Published in:MRS ProceedingsPublication date:2009-01-01
This conference proceeding describes our work towards generating apparatus to enable the production of genetically engineered silks into fibers.
Published in:PolymerPublication date:2008-09-01
This manuscript is a review article describing how silk protein-based materials are used in nature, and in technical and biomedical applications.
Published in:Progress in Polymer SciencePublication date:2010-09-01
This review describes the preparation and applications of various silk-based composites.
Published in:Progress in Polymer SciencePublication date:2005-03-01
A review article on the topic of the supramolecular chemistry of dendrimers.
Published in:NaturePublication date:2010-05-01
This article describes the role of a specific domain of a natural spider silk protein on the spiders ability to store the protein at high concentra...
Published in:Angewandte Chemie International Edition in EnglishPublication date:2005-04-22
This manuscript is about molecules that can bind DNA which have potential to enable the delivery of therapeutic DNA across cell membranes (i.e. act...
Published in:MacromoleculesPublication date:2004-10-01
The preparation of polymer microcapsules with water trapped inside that might be useful for controlled release of their contents.
Published in:Bioconjugate ChemistryPublication date:2006-01-01
This manuscript describes branched (tree-like) molecules displaying multiple copies of a naturally occurring polyamine (spermine) that enable it to...
Published in:Biochemical Society TransactionsPublication date:2009-08-01
This review article discusses the production and processing of silk-inspired polymers and proteins.
Published in:ChemInformPublication date:2007-09-25
Published in:TetrahedronPublication date:2007-07-01
This was a systematic study of the effect of the hydrogen bonding motif on the supramolecular assembly of the molecules.
Published in:Journal of Structural BiologyPublication date:2010-05-01
Published in:Current Opinion in BiotechnologyPublication date:2013-10-01
This is a short review article highlighting some of the current challenges in the translation of the conducting polymer-based materials from the la...
Published in:ChemInformPublication date:2013-11-04
This abstract directs the reader towards a review article: Metallosupramolecular grid complexes: towards nanostructured materials with high-tech ap...
Published in:Journal of Polymer Science Part A Polymer ChemistryPublication date:2009-08-15
This review article discusses the production and processing of genetically engineered silks into various materials morphologies.
Published in:Macromolecular BiosciencePublication date:2013-07-23
Engineered Spider Silk Protein-Based Composites …
This manuscript describes the use of engineered spider silk proteins for drug delivery.
Published in:Macromolecular BiosciencePublication date:2014-04-02
Glycopolymer Functionalization of Engineered Spider Silk …
This manuscript describes the effect of functionalizing the surface of silk-based materials with glycopolymers and their effect on cell adhesion.
Published in:Annual Review of Biomedical EngineeringPublication date:2014-07-11
A review on the topic of electrical stimuli on the central nervous system.
Published in:Journal of ProteomicsPublication date:2014-06-01
This manuscript describes the structure of natural spider silks.
Published in:Journal of Biomaterials Science Polymer EditionPublication date:2015-01-02
A paper describing hydrogels composed of oxime crosslinked poly(ethylene glycol), hyaluronic acid and collagen.
Published in:Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied BiomaterialsPublication date:2015-02-10
Bone cements based on α-tricalcium phosphate and biopolymers
The manuscript describes the mechanical properties of α-tricalcium phosphate-based bone cements incorporating regenerative biomaterials for filling...
Published in:LangmuirPublication date:2014-08-05
This paper describes EPR Spectroscopic analysis of Supramolecular Gel-Phase Materials
Published in:VerbundwerkstoffePublication date:Not available
Published in:Advanced MaterialsPublication date:2015-04-02
3D printing sacrificial templates for tissue scaffolds is a hot topic, our contribution to the literature is the generation of a novel methodology ...
Here we describe the use of polymers that deliver drugs in response to electricity. We used the anti-inflammatory dexamethasone as a clinically rel...
Published in:Journal of Biomaterials Science Polymer EditionPublication date:2015-09-28
The manuscript describes the use of conductive silk-based materials with micrometer scale grooves to direct DRG neurite outgrowth.
Published in:Macromolecular BiosciencePublication date:2015-06-01
Instructive Conductive 3D Silk Foam-Based Bone Scaffolds…
We describe the electrical stimulation of stem cells on conducting polymer biomaterials for bone tissue engineering. The biomaterials are composed ...
Published in:Macromolecular Rapid CommunicationsPublication date:2015-07-06
We describe the electrical stimulation of stem cells on conducting polymer biomaterials for bone tissue engineering.
Published in:International Journal of Molecular SciencesPublication date:2015-08-28
This manuscript describes the use of urea-based sacrificial supracolloidal templates to impart pores to biomaterials.
Published in:Functional Metallosupramolecular MaterialsPublication date:Not available
This is the preface of a book I edited with Felix Schacher on the topic of functional metallosupramolecular materials.
This describes the contents of a book I edited with Felix Schacher on the topic of functional metallosupramolecular materials.
Published in:Smart Materials SeriesPublication date:2015-01-01
This is a book I edited with Felix Schacher on the topic of functional metallosupramolecular materials.
This is the cover of a book I edited with Felix Schacher on the topic of functional metallosupramolecular materials.
This is the subject index of a book I edited with Felix Schacher on the topic of functional metallosupramolecular materials.
Published in:Future Science OAPublication date:2015-11-01
We use an electric current passed through an electrically conductive biomaterial to align cells.
Published in:BioengineeringPublication date:2015-01-14
What is interesting about these conducting polymer-based materials is that they have aligned pores which are similar to the natural structure of pe...
Published in:Molecular PharmaceuticsPublication date:2016-03-07
Microneedle arrays of light-responsive polymer hydrogels that enable on-demand transdermal drug delivery, without the pain associated with normal n...
Published in:Acta BiomaterialiaPublication date:2015-12-01
We developed electrically conductive materials to encourage the electrophysiological development of cardiac cells, and such materials may be useful...
Published in:Advanced Healthcare MaterialsPublication date:2015-11-01
This review discusses how our ability to synthesise bioresponsive systems and selectively active biochemistries using polymer-based materials with ...
Published in:European Polymer JournalPublication date:2016-10-01
We have investigated various methods of imparting macroscopic pores to hydrogels and investigated the application of these hydrogels to act as scaf...
Published in:MaterialsPublication date:2016-07-11
Biomineralization of Engineered Spider Silk Protein-Based Composite Materials
Published in:Advanced MaterialsPublication date:2016-04-27
This is a short review on biomedical applications of materials based on shape-memory polymers.
Published in:Nanoparticles for Biotherapeutic Delivery (Volume 2)Publication date:2015-07-01
The chapter describes our efforts towards generating non-viral gene delivery vectors based on organic electronic materials.
Published in:Pharmaceutical ResearchPublication date:2017-05-15
This manuscript describes the use of polymer hydrogels containing light-sensitive prodrugs. The application of light triggers the release of the dr...
Published in:ACS Biomaterials Science & EngineeringPublication date:2017-05-03
Pores are key features of natural tissues and the development of tissues scaffolds with biomimetic properties (pore structures and chemical/mechani...
Published in:Current Pharmaceutical DesignPublication date:2017-09-27
The delivery of genetic materials (DNA, RNA, oligonucleotides, etc.) and (optionally) their imaging.
Published in:International Journal of PharmaceuticsPublication date:2018-01-01
Coatings for catheters that deter/prevent microbes living on them.
Published in:Biomedical MaterialsPublication date:2017-11-10
The development of biodegradable fibrous membranes for skin regeneration/repair.
Published in:European Polymer JournalPublication date:2017-12-01
PVC has a wide variety of different applications, and this describes a new way to modify its surface.
Published in:Engineering of NanobiomaterialsPublication date:2016-01-01
Gene delivery using organic electronic materials (bucky balls, carbon nanotubes, graphene, etc.).
Published in:Scientific ReportsPublication date:2018-02-27
Topic: Sterilisation of conductive polymer-based biomaterials.
Detail: Conductive polymers, including polypyrrole (PPy), have been extensively expl...
Published in:BiomacromoleculesPublication date:2018-03-12
Severe burn injuries can lead to delay in healing and devastating scar formation. Attempts are made to develop a suitable skin substitute for scarl...