MedTrain Publications

MedTrain Publications

Journal Publications 2020

Krukiewicz, K., Kowalik, A., Turczyn, R., Biggs, M.J.P. ‘In vitro attenuation of astrocyte activation and neuroinflammation through ibuprofen-doping of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxypyrrole) formulations’. Bioelectrochemistry. 2020, 134, 10752.

Krukiewicz, K., Kobus, D., Turczyn, R., Erfurt, K., Chrobok, A., Biggs, M.J.P. ‘Low resistance, highly corrugated structures based on poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) doped with a d-glucopyranoside-derived ionic liquid’. Electrochemistry Communications. 2020, 110, 106616. 

Kelly, A., Farid, N., Krukiewicz, K., Belisle, N., Groarke, J., Waters, E., Trotier, A., Laffir, F., Kilcoyne, M., O'Connor, G.M., Biggs, M.J. ‘Laser Induced Periodic Surface Structure Enhances Neuroelectrode Charge Transfer Capabilities and Modulates Astrocyte Function.’ ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2020, 6, 3, 1449– 1461.

Negi, N., Griffin, M.D. ‘Effects of mesenchymal stromal cells on regulatory T cells: Current understanding and clinical relevance.’ Stem Cells. 2020 May; 38(5):596-605.

Negi, N., Das,B.K. ‘Decoding intrathecal immunoglobulins and B cells in the CNS: their synthesis, function, and regulation’.  International Reviews of Immunology. 2020, 39:2, 67-79.

Amin, B., Shahzad, A., Farina, L., Parle, E., McNamara, L., O'Halloran, M., Elahi, M.A. ‘Dielectric characterization of diseased human trabecular bones at microwave frequency’. Medical Engineering and Physics. 2020, 78, 21-28.

Silva, N.P., Bottiglieri, A., Conceição, R.C., O'Halloran, M., Farina, L. ‘Characterisation of Ex Vivo Liver Thermal Properties for Electromagnetic-Based Hyperthermic Therapies.’ Sensors. 2020, 20 (10), 3004.

Farina, L., Sumser, K., van Rhoon G., Curto, S. ‘Thermal Characterization of Phantoms Used for Quality Assurance of Deep Hyperthermia Systems.’ Sensors. 2020, 20 (16), 4549.

Bottiglieri, A., Ruvio, G., O’Halloran, M., Farina, L. ‘Exploiting Tissue Dielectric Properties to Shape Microwave Thermal Ablation Zones.’ Sensors. 2020, 20 (14), 3960.

Polloni, A.E., Chiaradia, V., do Amaral, R.J.F.C., Kearney, C., Gorey, B.,  de Oliveira, D., de Oliveira, J.V., de Araújo, P.H.H., Sayer, C., Heise, A. ‘Polyesters with main and side chain phosphoesters as structural motives for biocompatible electrospun fibres’. Polymer Chemistry. 2020, 11, 2157-2165.

Santarella, F., Sridharan, R., Marinkovic, M., do Amaral, R.J.F.C., Cavanagh, B., Smith, A., Kashpur, O., Gerami-Naini, B., Garlick, J.A., O’Brien, F.J., Kearney, C.J. ‘Scaffolds Functionalized with Matrix from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Fibroblasts for Diabetic Wound Healing’. Advanced Healthcare Materials. 2020, 9 (16):e2000307.

Amaral, H.R, Wilson, J.A., do Amaral, R.J.F.C., Pasçu, I., de Oliveira, F.C.S., Kearney, C.J., Freitas, J.C.C., Heise, A.’ Synthesis of bilayer films from regenerated cellulose nanofibers and poly(globalide) for skin tissue engineering applications’. Carbohydrate Polymers. 2021, 252, 117201.

Awaja, F., Wong, T-T., O’Brien, T. ‘Self-bonding of Semi-crystalline PEEK by Nano Thin Film Polymer Coatings Facilitated by Multiple Plasma Depositions’. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. 2020, 96:102455.

Fedel, M., Micheli, V., Thaler, M., Awaja, F. ‘Effect of nitrogen plasma treatment on the crystallinity and self‐bonding of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) for biomedical applications’. Polymers for Advanced Technologies. 2020; 31:240–247.

Guillen, P.O., O’Brien, S., Keekan, K.K., Jaramillo, K.B., Thomas, O.P. ‘Serotonin and dopamine derivatives from the Papua New Guinea zoantharian Zoanthus cf. sansibaricus’. Phytochemistry Letters. 2020, 40: 1–4.

Redón, P., Shahzad, A., Iqbal, T., Wijns, W. ‘Benefits of Home-Based Solutions for Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes on Health Care Costs: A Systematic Review’. Sensors. 2020, 20 (17), 5006.

Wankar, J., Kotla, N.G., Gera, S., Rasala, S., Pandit, A., Rochev, Y.A. ‘Recent Advances in Host–Guest Self‐Assembled Cyclodextrin Carriers: Implications for Responsive Drug Delivery and Biomedical Engineering’. Advanced Functional Materials. 2020, 30, 1909049.

Conference Proceeding 2020

Silva, N.P., Bottiglieri, A., Conceic¸ao˜, R.C., O’Halloran, M., Farina, L. ‘Thermal Properties of Ex Vivo Biological Tissue at Room and Body Temperature’. 14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Copenhagen, Denmark. 2020, pp. 1-5.

Bottiglieri, A., Dunne, E., McDermott, B., Cavagnaro, M., Porter, E., Farina, L. ‘Monitoring Microwave Thermal Ablation using Electrical Impedance Tomography: an experimental feasibility study.’ 14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Copenhagen, Denmark. 2020, pp. 1-5.

Keekan, K.K., Pandit, A., Thomas, O.P. ‘First Insights into the Chemical Composition of the Mucus of the Sponge Haliclona viscosa Isolated from Irish Marine Waters’. Marine Drugs. XVI International Symposium on Marine Natural Products|XI European Conference on Marine Natural Products. 2020, 18, 40.

Journal Publications 2019

do Amaral, R.J.F.C.,  Zayed, N.M. A., Pascu, E. I., Cavanagh, B., Hobbs, C., Santarella, F., Simpson, C.R., Murphy, C.M., Sridharan, R., González-Vázquez, A., O'Sullivan, B., O'Brien, F.J.,  Kearney, C.J. ‘Functionalising Collagen-Based Scaffolds With Platelet-Rich Plasma for Enhanced Skin Wound Healing Potential.’ Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 2019, 7, 371.

do Amaral, R.J.F.C., Cavanagh, B., O'Brien, F.J., Kearney, C.J. ‘Platelet-derived growth factor stabilises vascularisation in collagen-glycosaminoglycan scaffolds in vitro’. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. 2019; 13:261–273.

Awaja, F., Wong, T-T., Putzer, D., Thaler, M., al Taee, A., O’Brien, T. ‘Molecular Descriptions of Functionalised Multi-Layered Diamond-Like/ Amorphous Carbon Coatings’. Materials Today Communications. 2019, 433–440.

Singh, R. P., Hidalgo, T., Cazade, P.-A., Darcy, R., Cronin, M., Dorin, I., O'Driscoll, C. M., Thompson, D. 'Self-assembled cationic β-cyclodextrin nanostructures for siRNA delivery'. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 2019, 16, 3, 1358-1366.

Krukiewicz, K., Chudy, M., Gregg, S., Biggs, M.J.P. ‘The synergistic effects of gold particles and dexamethasone on the electrochemical and biological performance of PEDOT neural interfaces’. Polymers. 2019, 11, 67.

Krukiewicz, K., Kowalik, A., Czerwinska-Glowka, D., Biggs, M.J.P. ‘Electrodeposited poly(3,4-ethylenedioxypyrrole) films as neural interfaces: cytocompatibility and electrochemical studies’. Electrochimica Acta.  2019, 302, 21-30.

Krukiewicz, K., Gniazdowska, B., Jarosz, T., Herman, A.P., Boncel, S., Turczyn, R. ‘Effect of immobilization and release of ciprofloxacin and quercetin on electrochemical properties of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxypyrrole) matrix’. Synthetic Metals. 2019, 249, 52-62.

Solazzo, M., Krukiewicz, K., Zhussupbekova, A., Fleischer, K., Biggs, M.J.P.B., Monaghan, M. ‘PEDOT:PSS interfaces stabilised using a PEGylated crosslinker yield improved conductivity and biocompatibility’. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 2019,7, 4811-4820.

Krukiewicz, K., Fernandez, J., Skorupa, M., Wieclawska, D., Poudel, A., Sarasua, J.R., Quinlan, L., Biggs, M.J.P. ‘Analysis of a poly(ε-decalactone)/silver nanowire composite as an electrically conducting neural interface biomaterial’. BMC Biomedical Engineering 1.  2019, 9.

Bujok, J., Gąsior-Głogowska, M., Marszałek, M., Trochanowska-Pauk, N., Zigo, F., Pavlak, A., Komorowska, M., Walski, T. ‘Applicability of FTIR-ATR Method to Measure Carbonyls in Blood Plasma after Physical and Mental Stress.’ BioMed Research International. 2019, Article ID 2181370, 9.

Wilson, J.A., Ates, Z., Pflughaupt, R.L., Dove, A.P., Heise, A. ‘Polymers from Macrolactones: From Pheromones to Functional Materials.’ Progress in Polymer Science. 2019, 91, 29-50.

Bobbi, E., Sabagh, B., Cryan, S.A., Wilson, J.A., Heise, A. ‘Anisotropic polymer nanoparticles with solvent and temperature dependent shape and size from triblock copolymers.’ Polymer Chemistry. 2019, 10, 3436-3443. 

Editorial 2019

Korntner, S., Gaspar, D., Zeugolis, D.I. ‘Biofunctional biomaterials and cellular systems for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes’. Biomedical Materials.  2019, Jan 30, 14(2):020201.

Conference Proceeding 2019

Ruvio, G., Farina, L., Bottiglieri, A., Eaton-Evans, J., Elahi, E.M., O’Halloran, M., Pinto, R., Lopresto, V., Cavagnaro, M. ‘Comparison of coaxial open-ended probe based dielectric measurements on ex-vivo thermally ablated liver tissue.’ 13th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Krakow, Poland. 2019, 1-4.

Farina, L., de Marco, A. J., Bottiglieri, A., Ruvio, G., Eaton-Evans, J., Dennedy, M.C., Elahi, A.M., OHalloran, M.  ‘Microwave Ablation Antenna for Functional Adenomas in the Adrenal Gland.’ PhotonIcs and Electromagnetics Research Symposium - Spring (PIERS-Spring), Rome, Italy. 2019, pp. 1943-1948.

Amin, B., Shahzad, A., Farina, L., Parle, E., McNamara, L., O’Halloran, M., Elahi, M.A. ‘Investigating human bone microarchitecture and dielectric properties in microwave frequency range.’ 13th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Krakow, Poland. 2019, pp. 1-5.

Journal Publications 2018

Krukiewicz, K., Janas, D., Vallejo-Giraldo, C., Biggs, M.J.P. ‘Self-supporting carbon nanotube films as flexible neural interfaces’. Electrochimica Acta. 2018, 295, 253-261.

Krukiewicz, K., Krzywiecki, M., Biggs, M.J.P., Janas, D. ‘Chirality-sorted carbon nanotube films as high capacity electrode materials’. RSC Advances. 2018. 8, 30600-30609.

Krukiewicz, K., Kruk, A., Turczyn, R. ‘Evaluation of drug loading capacity and release characteristics of PEDOT/naproxen system: effect of doping ion’. Electrochimica Acta. 2018, 289, 218-227.

Krukiewicz, K., Chudy, M., Vallejo-Giraldo, C., Skorupa, M., Więcławska, D., Biggs, M.J.P. ‘Fractal form PEDOT/Au assemblies as thin-film neural interface materials’. Biomedical Materials. 2018, 13, 054102.

Awaja, F., Tripathi, M., Coraça-Huber, D., Sparenza, G. ‘Biocompatibility of different graphene oxide coatings on polymers’. Materialia.2018,2, 9-18.

Awaja, F., Tripathi, M., Wong, T.T., O'Brien, T., Speranza, G. ‘The chemistry and topography of stabilized and functionalized graphene oxide coatings’. Plasma Processes and Polymers.2018, 15, 10. 

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 713690.