Tag Archives: Maria Katsikogianni

Paper: Antibiotic functionalised polymers reduce bacterial biofilm and bioburden in a simulated infection of the cornea

Today online a new advanced access article is online at Biomaterials Science,  launched following our recent collaboration with the team at the University of Sheffield. This paper shows the efficacy of our recent highly branched polymer materials to disturb or prevent the formation of bacterial biofilms.

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Event – Polymer Process Engineering 17

Doctor Thomas Swift, Maria Katsikogianni and Professor Rimmer are all presenting at the Polymer IRC this July.

Professor Rimmer will deliver a keynote speech on Highly branched poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) for tackling antimicrobial resistance whilst Doctors Swift and Katsikogianni will be giving short oral presentations on harnessing nano-patterning and incorporation of antimicrobials to manufacture orthopaedic trauma implants and Polymer Characterisation.

Find out more about this conference here.

Publication: Förster Resonance Energy Transfer across interpolymer complexes of poly(acrylic acid) and poly(acrylamide)

We have just published brand new research into interpolymer complexation, work carried out by Thomas Swift, Stephen Rimmer, Maria Katsikogianni, Natalie Paul and Linds Swanson. This work can now be found online at Science Direct.

Interpolymer Complex Formation Image

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Publication: Physicochemical and Antibacterial Characterization of a Novel Fluorapatite Coating

A new paper by Dr Katsikogianni has just been published in ACS Omega, written with colleagues at the University of Leeds and Michigan. The paper outlines antibacterial properties in a fluorapatite coating and can be found at the ACS Omega site here.

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