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Glial regenerative cell types in the superficial cortex in cortical dysplasia subtypes

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Liu, J., Reeves, C., van der Pijl, R. and Thom, M. 2021. Glial regenerative cell types in the superficial cortex in cortical dysplasia subtypes. Epilepsy Research. 169 106529. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2020.106529

The chimera of choice in UK food policy 1976-2018

Journal article

Burges Watson, D.L., Draper, A. and Willis, W.J. 2021. The chimera of choice in UK food policy 1976-2018. British Food Journal. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-10-2020-0982

Peptidylarginine deiminases and extracellular vesicles: prospective drug targets and biomarkers in central nervous system diseases and repair.

Article

Lange, Sigrun 2021. Peptidylarginine deiminases and extracellular vesicles: prospective drug targets and biomarkers in central nervous system diseases and repair. Neural Regeneration Research. 16 (5), pp. 934-938. https://doi.org/NeuralRegenRes_2021_16_5_934_297058

The effect of astaxanthin supplementation on performance and fat oxidation during a 40 km cycling time trial

Journal article

Brown, D.R., Warner, A.R., Deb, S., Gough, L.A., Sparks, S.A. and McNaughton, L.R. 2021. The effect of astaxanthin supplementation on performance and fat oxidation during a 40 km cycling time trial. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 24 (1), pp. 92-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2020.06.017

Clinical utility of cardiac troponin measurement in COVID-19 infection

Article

Gaze, D. 2020. Clinical utility of cardiac troponin measurement in COVID-19 infection. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry: International Journal of Laboratory Medicine. 57 (3), pp. 202-205. https://doi.org/10.1177/0004563220921888

Dr Manal Mohammed for The Independent on handwashing and hand-sanitisers

Other

Mohammed, M. Forthcoming. Dr Manal Mohammed for The Independent on handwashing and hand-sanitisers. The Conversation.

Laccase immobilization strategies for application as a cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells for azo dye decolourization

Journal article

Mani, P., Fidal, V.T., Chandra, T.S., Kyazze, G. and Keshavarz, T. Forthcoming. Laccase immobilization strategies for application as a cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells for azo dye decolourization. Frontiers in Microbiology. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.620075

A study of the impact of substituting Warfarin with Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOAC), in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) patients over 65 years old: The Patients’ and Clinicians’ Perspectives.

PhD thesis

Richards, P. 2020. A study of the impact of substituting Warfarin with Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOAC), in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) patients over 65 years old: The Patients’ and Clinicians’ Perspectives. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Processes Underlying Glycemic Deterioration in Type 2 Diabetes: An IMI DIRECT Study.

Journal article

Bizzotto, R., Jennison, Christopher, Jones, A., Kurbasic, Azra, Tura, Andrea, Kennedy, Gwen, Bell, Jimmy D, Thomas, E Louise, Frost, G., Eriksen, Rebeca, Koivula, R., Brage, Soren, Kaye, Jane, Hattersley, A., Heggie, Alison, McEvoy, Donna, 't Hart, Leen M, Beulens, J., Elders, Petra, Musholt, Petra B, Ridderstråle, M., Hansen, Tue H, Allin, K., Hansen, T., Vestergaard, Henrik, Lundgaard, Agnete T, Thomsen, Henrik S, De Masi, Federico, Tsirigos, Konstantinos D, Brunak, Søren, Viñuela, Ana, Mahajan, A., McDonald, T., Kokkola, Tarja, Forgie, Ian M, Giordano, Giuseppe N, Pavo, Imre, Ruetten, Hartmut, Dermitzakis, Emmanouil, McCarthy, Mark I, Pedersen, Oluf, Schwenk, Jochen M, Adamski, Jerzy, Franks, P., Walker, Mark, Pearson, E., Mari, A. and IMI DIRECT consortium 2020. Processes Underlying Glycemic Deterioration in Type 2 Diabetes: An IMI DIRECT Study. Diabetes Care. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc20-1567

Sputnik Radio in Edinburgh: UK Effort to Secure Pfizer Vaccine is Good News but Will Not Give Immediate Protection, Says Expert Dr Manal Mohammed

Other

Mohammed, M. 2020. Sputnik Radio in Edinburgh: UK Effort to Secure Pfizer Vaccine is Good News but Will Not Give Immediate Protection, Says Expert Dr Manal Mohammed. Sputnik Radio in Edinburgh with Craig Johnstone.

Dr Manal Mohammed for The Conversation about the Pfizer vaccine and what to expect next

Other

Mohammed, M. 2020. Dr Manal Mohammed for The Conversation about the Pfizer vaccine and what to expect next. The Conversation.

24-hour exams – blessing in disguise for inclusive assessments or a logistical nightmare for higher education?

Journal article

Robertson, C.E. and de Silva, D. 2020. 24-hour exams – blessing in disguise for inclusive assessments or a logistical nightmare for higher education? Journal of Inclusive Practice in Further and Higher Education. 12 (1), pp. 46-64.

Free-school-meals-the-lifelong-impact-of-childhood-food-poverty

Journal article

Keith, R. 2020. Free-school-meals-the-lifelong-impact-of-childhood-food-poverty. theconversation.com.

SARS-CoV-2 and mitochondrial health: implications of lifestyle and ageing

Journal article

Nunn, A.V.W., Guy, G.W., Brysch, W., Botchway, S.W., Frasch, W., Calabrese, E.J. and Bell, J.D. 2020. SARS-CoV-2 and mitochondrial health: implications of lifestyle and ageing. Immunity & Ageing. 17 33 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12979-020-00204-x

Integrating molecular modelling methods to advance influenza A virus drug discovery

Journal article

Patel, H. and Kukol, Andreas 2020. Integrating molecular modelling methods to advance influenza A virus drug discovery. Drug Discovery Today. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2020.11.014

Educating future doctors for uncertainty and complexity

Journal article

Gishen, F., Dacre, Jane, Horn, Chris and Peters, David 2020. Educating future doctors for uncertainty and complexity. The Clinical Teacher. 17 (6), pp. 726-728. https://doi.org/10.1111/tct.13165

Extracellular Vesicles and Post-Translational Protein Deimination Signatures in Mollusca—The Blue Mussel ( Mytilus edulis ), Soft Shell Clam ( Mya arenaria ), Eastern Oyster ( Crassostrea virginica ) and Atlantic Jacknife Clam ( Ensis leei )

Journal article

Bowden, Timothy J., Kraev, Igor and Lange, S. 2020. Extracellular Vesicles and Post-Translational Protein Deimination Signatures in Mollusca—The Blue Mussel ( Mytilus edulis ), Soft Shell Clam ( Mya arenaria ), Eastern Oyster ( Crassostrea virginica ) and Atlantic Jacknife Clam ( Ensis leei ). Biology. 9 (12) e416. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology9120416

Development of antibacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates for their use in nerve tissue engineering

PhD thesis

Paxinou, A. 2020. Development of antibacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates for their use in nerve tissue engineering. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Mechanisms underlying glycemic deterioration in type 2 diabetes: An IMI DIRECT study

Journal article

Bizzotto, R., Jennison, C., Jones, A., Kurbasic, A., Kennedy, G., Bell, J.D., Thomas, E.L., Frost, G., Eriksen, R., Koivula, R., Brage, S., Kaye, J., Hattersley, A., Heggie, A., McEvoy, D., Hart, L.M., Beulens, J.W., Elders, P., Musholt, P.B., Ridderstråle, M., Hansen, T., Allin, K., Hansen, T., Vestergaard, H., Lundgaard, A.T., Thomsen, H.S., Masi, F., Tsirigos, K.D., Brunak, S., Viñuela, A., Mahajan, A., McDonald, T.J., Kokkola, T., Forgie, I., Giordano, G.N., Pavo, I., Ruetten, H., Dermitzakis, E., McCarthy, M., Pedersen, O., Schwenk, J., Adamski, J., Franks, P., Walker, M., Pearson, E. and Mari, A. 2020. Mechanisms underlying glycemic deterioration in type 2 diabetes: An IMI DIRECT study. Diabetes Care. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc20-1567

Large‑scale analysis of iliopsoas muscle volumes in the UK Biobank

Journal article

Fitzpatrick, J., Basty, N., Cule, M., Liu, Y., Bell, J.D., Thomas, E.L. and Whitcher, B. 2020. Large‑scale analysis of iliopsoas muscle volumes in the UK Biobank. Scientific Reports. 10 20215. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-77351-0

Natural Biomaterials for Cardiac Tissue Engineering: A Highly Biocompatible Solution

Edited issue

Majid, Qasim A., Fricker, Annabelle T. R., Gregory, David A., Davidenko, Natalia, Hernandez Cruz, Olivia, Jabbour, Richard J., Owen, Thomas J., Basnett, Pooja, Lukasiewicz, Barbara, Stevens, Molly, Best, Serena, Cameron, Ruth, Sinha, Sanjay, Harding, Sian E. and Roy, Ipsita 2020. Natural Biomaterials for Cardiac Tissue Engineering: A Highly Biocompatible Solution. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. 7 554597. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2020.554597

Valerian Root in Treating Sleep Problems and Associated Disorders—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Journal article

Shinjyo, N., Waddell, Guy and Green, Julia 2020. Valerian Root in Treating Sleep Problems and Associated Disorders—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine. 25, p. 2515690X2096732. https://doi.org/10.1177/2515690x20967323

Peptidylarginine Deiminase Inhibition Abolishes the Production of Large Extracellular Vesicles From

Journal article

Gavinho, Bruno, Sabatke, Bruna, Feijoli, Veronica, Rossi, Izadora Volpato, da Silva, Janaina Macedo, Evans-Osses, Ingrid, Palmisano, Giuseppe, Lange, Sigrun and Ramirez, Marcel Ivan 2020. Peptidylarginine Deiminase Inhibition Abolishes the Production of Large Extracellular Vesicles From . Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 10, p. 417. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2020.00417

Production of Antibacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates for Biomedical Applications

PhD thesis

Piarali, S. 2020. Production of Antibacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates for Biomedical Applications. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Specific c-Jun N-Terminal Kinase Inhibitor, JNK-IN-8 Suppresses Mesenchymal Profile of PTX-Resistant MCF-7 Cells through Modulating PI3K/Akt, MAPK and Wnt Signaling Pathways

Journal article

Ozfiliz Kilbas, P., Sonmez, Ozlem, Uysal Onganer, P., Coker Gurkan, A., Obakan Yerlikaya, P. and Arisan, Elif Damla 2020. Specific c-Jun N-Terminal Kinase Inhibitor, JNK-IN-8 Suppresses Mesenchymal Profile of PTX-Resistant MCF-7 Cells through Modulating PI3K/Akt, MAPK and Wnt Signaling Pathways. Biology. 9 (10), p. e320. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology9100320

Chemical Modification of Bacterial Cellulose for the Development of an Antibacterial Wound Dressing

Journal article

Orlando, I., Basnett, P., Nigmatullin, R., Wang, W., Knowles, J. and Roy, I. 2020. Chemical Modification of Bacterial Cellulose for the Development of an Antibacterial Wound Dressing. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 8 557885. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2020.557885

Bolaamphiphiles as a novel drug delivery system in the treatment of diseases of the brain

PhD thesis

Maclatchy, A. 2020. Bolaamphiphiles as a novel drug delivery system in the treatment of diseases of the brain. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Relationships between hyperinsulinaemia, magnesium, vitamin D, thrombosis and COVID-19: rationale for clinical management

Journal article

Cooper, I., Crofts, C., DiNicolantonio, J., Malhotra, A., Elliott, B., Kyriakidou, Y. and Brookler, K. 2020. Relationships between hyperinsulinaemia, magnesium, vitamin D, thrombosis and COVID-19: rationale for clinical management . Open Heart. 7 e001356. https://doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2020-001356

Antibiotic-free PHA-based antibacterial materials for bone regeneration

PhD thesis

Marcello, E. 2020. Antibiotic-free PHA-based antibacterial materials for bone regeneration. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

‘Through the patient’s eyes’: shadowing patients at the end of life

PhD thesis

Goodrich, J. 2020. ‘Through the patient’s eyes’: shadowing patients at the end of life. PhD thesis University of Westminster Life Sciences

Electrosprayed Chitin Nanofibril/Electrospun Polyhydroxyalkanoate Fiber Mesh as Functional Nonwoven for Skin Application

Journal article

Azimi, Bahareh, Thomas, Lily, Fusco, A., Kalaoglu-Altan, Ozlem Ipek, Basnett, P., Cinelli, P., De Clerck, Karen, Roy, I., Donnarumma, G., Coltelli, M., Danti, S. and Lazzeri, A. 2020. Electrosprayed Chitin Nanofibril/Electrospun Polyhydroxyalkanoate Fiber Mesh as Functional Nonwoven for Skin Application. Journal of Functional Biomaterials. 11 (3), p. e62. https://doi.org/10.3390/jfb11030062

Toward a Closed Loop, Integrated Biocompatible Biopolymer Wound Dressing Patch for Detection and Prevention of Chronic Wound Infections

Journal article

Ward, A., Dubey, P., Basnett, P., Lika, G., Newman, G., Corrigan, D., Russell, C., Kim, J., Chakrabarty, S., Connolly, P. and Roy, I. 2020. Toward a Closed Loop, Integrated Biocompatible Biopolymer Wound Dressing Patch for Detection and Prevention of Chronic Wound Infections. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 8 1039. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2020.01039

Dr Manal Mohammed for The Conversation on three major scientific controversies about coronavirus

Other

Mohammed, M. 2020. Dr Manal Mohammed for The Conversation on three major scientific controversies about coronavirus. The Conversation.

Cytocompatibility Evaluation of a Novel Series of PEG-Functionalized Lactide-Caprolactone Copolymer Biomaterials for Cardiovascular Applications

Journal article

Pacharra, S., McMahon, S., Duffy, P., Basnett, P., Yu, W., Seisel, S., Stervbo, U., Babel, N., Roy, I., Viebahn, R., Wang, W. and Salber, J. 2020. Cytocompatibility Evaluation of a Novel Series of PEG-Functionalized Lactide-Caprolactone Copolymer Biomaterials for Cardiovascular Applications. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 8 991. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2020.00991

Deferoxamine and Curcumin Loaded Nanocarriers Protect Against Rotenone-Induced Neurotoxicity

Journal article

Mursaleen, L., Somavarapu, S. and Zariwala, M. 2020. Deferoxamine and Curcumin Loaded Nanocarriers Protect Against Rotenone-Induced Neurotoxicity. Journal of Parkinson's Disease. 10 (1), pp. 99-111. https://doi.org/10.3233/JPD-191754

"I've Seen You": A conversation about the Transformative Potential of Working in Partnership

Book chapter

Fraser, J., Usman, M., Thomas, K.C., Ahmed, M., Dolidze, A., Zuruwath Zareer, F., Begum, G., Elliott, B. and Macleod, E. 2020. "I've Seen You": A conversation about the Transformative Potential of Working in Partnership. in: Mercer-Mapstone, L. and Abbot, S. (ed.) The Power of Partnership: Students, Staff and Faculty Revolutionizing Higher Education Elon, North Carolina Elon University. pp. 205-219

Fabrication of Biopolymer Based Nanoparticles for the Entrapment of Chromium and Iron Supplements

Journal article

Patel, N., Zariwala, M. and Al-Obaidi, H. 2020. Fabrication of Biopolymer Based Nanoparticles for the Entrapment of Chromium and Iron Supplements. Processes. 8, p. 707. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr8060707

N-Acetylcysteine Nanocarriers Protect against Oxidative Stress in a Cellular Model of Parkinson's Disease.

Journal article

Mursaleen, Leah, Noble, Brendon, Chan, S., Somavarapu, Satyanarayana and Zariwala, M. 2020. N-Acetylcysteine Nanocarriers Protect against Oxidative Stress in a Cellular Model of Parkinson's Disease. Antioxidants. 9 (7), p. 600. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox9070600

Co-Administration of Iron and a Bioavailable Curcumin Supplement Increases Serum BDNF Levels in Healthy Adults

Journal article

Lorinczova, H., Fitzsimons, O., Mursaleen, L., Renshaw, D., Begum, G. and Zariwala, M. 2020. Co-Administration of Iron and a Bioavailable Curcumin Supplement Increases Serum BDNF Levels in Healthy Adults. Antioxidants. 9 (8) 645. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox9080645

Morphological and molecular characterization of an African freshwater fish trypanosome, including its development in a leech vector

Journal article

Smit, Nico J., Joubert, Adri, Lawton, Scott P., Hayes, Polly M. and Cook, Courtney A. 2020. Morphological and molecular characterization of an African freshwater fish trypanosome, including its development in a leech vector. International Journal for Parasitology. 50 (10 /11), pp. 921-929. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2020.06.004


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