Select Publications

Book Chapters

Dutta D; Chen R; Kumar N; Willcox M, 2019, 'Antimicrobial Biomaterials in Ophthalmology', in Domb A; Reddy KK; Farah S (ed.), Antimicrobial Materials for Biomedical Applications, Royal Society of Chemistry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/9781788012638-00228

Journal articles

Kharaghani D; Dutta D; Ho KKK; Zhang KQ; Kai W; Ren X; Willcox MDP; Kim IS, 2020, 'Active loading graphite/hydroxyapatite into the stable hydroxyethyl cellulose scaffold nanofibers for artificial cornea application', Cellulose, vol. 27, pp. 3319 - 3334, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10570-020-02999-w

Yasir M; Dutta D; Hossain KR; Chen R; Ho KKK; Kuppusamy R; Clarke RJ; Kumar N; Willcox MDP, 2020, 'Mechanism of Action of Surface Immobilized Antimicrobial Peptides Against Pseudomonas aeruginosa', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.03053

Carnt NA; Subedi D; Lim AW; Lee R; Mistry P; Badenoch PR; Kilvington S; Dutta D, 2020, 'Prevalence and seasonal variation of Acanthamoeba in domestic tap water in greater Sydney, Australia', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.13065

Willcox MDP; Chen R; Kalaiselvan P; Yasir M; Rasul R; Kumar N; Dutta D, 2020, 'The development of an antimicrobial contact lens – from the laboratory to the clinic', Current Protein and Peptide Science, vol. 21, pp. 357 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1389203721666191231110453

Willcox MDP; Chen R; Kalaiselvan P; Yasir M; Rasul R; Kumar N; Dutta D, 2020, 'The Development of an Antimicrobial Contact Lens From the Laboratory to the Clinic', CURRENT PROTEIN & PEPTIDE SCIENCE, vol. 21, pp. 357 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1389203720666190820152508

Tran C; Yasir M; Dutta D; Eswaramoorthy N; Suchowerska N; Willcox M; McKenzie DR, 2019, 'Single Step Plasma Process for Covalent Binding of Antimicrobial Peptides on Catheters to Suppress Bacterial Adhesion', ACS Applied Bio Materials, vol. 2, pp. 5739 - 5748, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsabm.9b00776

Yasir M; Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2019, 'Author Correction: Comparative mode of action of the antimicrobial peptide melimine and its derivative Mel4 against Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Scientific Reports, (2019), 9, 1, (7063), 10.1038/s41598-019-42440-2)', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49307-6

Yasir M; Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2019, 'Comparative mode of action of the antimicrobial peptide melimine and its derivative Mel4 against Pseudomonas aeruginosa', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, pp. 7063, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42440-2

Dutta D; Woods CA, 2019, 'Reflection of contact lens practice', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 42, pp. 587 - 589, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.10.003

Kharaghani D; Dutta D; Gitigard P; Tamada Y; Katagiri A; Phan DN; Willcox MDP; Kim IS, 2019, 'Development of antibacterial contact lenses containing metallic nanoparticles', Polymer Testing, vol. 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2019.106034

Namivandi-Zangeneh R; Sadrearhami Z; Dutta D; Willcox M; Wong EHH; Boyer C, 2019, 'Synergy between Synthetic Antimicrobial Polymer and Antibiotics: A Promising Platform to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria', ACS Infectious Diseases, vol. 5, pp. 1357 - 1365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00049

Dutta D; Kim J; Sarkes M; Nath S; Markoulli M, 2019, 'The repeatability of subjective and objective tear ferning assessment and its association with lipid layer thickness, non-invasive tear break-up time and comfort', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 42, pp. 420 - 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.04.003

Kampshoff F; Willcox MDP; Dutta D, 2019, 'A pilot study of the synergy between two antimicrobial peptides and two common antibiotics', Antibiotics, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics8020060

Yasir M; Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2019, 'Mode of action of the antimicrobial peptide Mel4 is independent of Staphylococcus aureus cell membrane permeability', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, pp. e0215703, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215703

Yasir M; Willcox MDP; Dutta D, 2018, 'Action of antimicrobial peptides against bacterial biofilms', Materials, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma11122468

Berry T; Dutta D; Renxun C; Andrea A; Huixin W; William D; Maryam P; Willcox MARKDUNCAN; Kumar NARESH; Cranfield CHARLES, 2018, 'The lipid membrane interactions of the cationic antimicrobial peptide chimeras melimine and cys-melimine', Langmuir, vol. 34, pp. 11586 - 11592, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b01701

Dutta D; Kumar N; Kamphuis B; Ozcelik B; Thissen H; Pinarbasi R; Willcox M, 2018, 'Development of Silicone Hydrogel Antimicrobial Contact Lenses with Mel4 Peptide Coating', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 95, pp. 937 - 946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001282

Dutta D; Zhao T; Cheah KB; Holmlund L; Willcox MDP, 2017, 'Activity of a melimine derived peptide Mel4 against Stenotrophomonas, Delftia, Elizabethkingia, Burkholderia and biocompatibility as a contact lens coating', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 40, pp. 175 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2017.01.002

Kumar M; Shetty R; Jayadev C; Rao HL; Dutta D, 2017, 'Repeatability and agreement of five imaging systems for measuring anterior segment parameters in healthy eyes', Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 65, pp. 288 - 294, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijo.IJO_729_16

Casciaro B; Dutta D; Loffredo MR; Marcheggiani S; Mcdermott AM; Willcox MD; Mangoni ML, 2017, 'Esculentin-1a derived peptides kill Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm on soft contact lenses and retain antibacterial activity upon immobilization to the lens surface', Biopolymers, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bip.23074

Samarawickrama C; Li Y; Carnt N; Willcox M; Dutta D; Watson S, 2017, 'Reducing oral contamination during corneal scrapes.', Bmj open ophthalmology, vol. 1, pp. e000044 - e000044, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjophth-2016-000044

Chen, R; Cole N; Dutta D; Kumar N; Willcox M, 2016, 'Antimicrobial activity of immobilized lactoferrin and lactoferricin', Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, vol. 105, pp. 2612 - 2617, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.33804

Dutta D; Vijay AJAY; Kumar NARESH; Willcox M, 2016, 'Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 57, pp. 5616 - 5624, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-19882

Dutta D; Kumar NARESH; Willcox M, 2016, 'Antimicrobial activity of four cationic peptides immobilised to poly-hydroxyethylmethacrylate', Biofouling, vol. 32, pp. 429 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.2015.1129533

Kumar M; Shetty R; Jayadev C; Dutta D, 2015, 'Comparability and repeatability of pachymetry in keratoconus using four noncontact techniques', Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 63, pp. 722 - 727, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0301-4738.170987

Kumar M; Shetty R; Jayadev C; Dutta D; Nicolsan MD; Nagaraj S; Kumar RS, 2015, 'Comparison of intraocular pressure measurement with Scheimpflug-based noncontact tonometer with and without hydrogel contact lenses', Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 63, pp. 323 - 326, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0301-4738.158072

Dutta D; Ozkan J; Willcox MDP, 2014, 'Biocompatibility of Antimicrobial Melimine Lenses: Rabbit and Human Studies', Optometry & Vision Science, vol. 91, pp. 570 - 581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000000232

Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2014, 'Antimicrobial contact lenses and lens cases: A review', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 40, pp. 312 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000056

Dutta D; Willcox MDP, 2013, 'A Laboratory Assessment of Factors That Affect Bacterial Adhesion to Contact Lenses', Biology, vol. 2, pp. 1268 - 1281, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/biology2041268

Dutta D; Rao HL; Addepalli UK; Vaddavalli PK, 2013, 'Corneal thickness in keratoconus: Comparing optical, ultrasound, and optical coherence tomography pachymetry', Ophthalmology, vol. 120, pp. 457 - 463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.08.036

Dutta D; Cole NA; Kumar N; Willcox MD, 2013, 'Broad spectrum antimicrobial activity of melimine covalently bound to contact lenses', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 54, pp. 175 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.12-10989

Dutta D; Cole NA; Willcox MD, 2012, 'Factors influencing bacterial adhesion to contact lenses', Molecular Vision, vol. 18, pp. 14 - 21

Conference Papers

Dutta D; Kalaiselvan P; Konda N; Sharma S; Vaddavalli P; Stapleton F; Willcox M, 2018, 'Contact lens induced corneal infiltrative events during melimine antimicrobial contact lens (MACL) clinical trial', in Contact lens induced corneal infiltrative events during melimine antimicrobial contact lens (MACL) clinical trial, American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, presented at American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, 07 November 2018 - 10 November 2018

Kalaiselvan P; Willcox M; Konda N; Sharma S; Vaddavalli P; Stapleton F; Dutta D, 2018, 'Does extended Melimine Antimicrobial Contact Lens (MACL) wear effect the ocular microbiota?', in Does extended Melimine Antimicrobial Contact Lens (MACL) wear effect the ocular microbiota?, American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, USA, 07 November 2018 - 10 November 2018

Kalaiselvan P; Dutta D; Konda N; Sharma S; Vaddavalli P; Stapleton F; Willcox M, 2018, 'Comfort and biocompatibility during extended Melimine Antimicrobial Contact Lens (MACL) wear clinical trial.', in Comfort and biocompatibility during extended Melimine Antimicrobial Contact Lens (MACL) wear clinical trial., American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, USA, 06 November 2018 - 10 November 2018

Dutta D; Kumar M; Shetty R; Atchison D, 2018, 'Effects of a semi-scleral contact lens on refraction and higher order aberrations', in Effects of a semi-scleral contact lens on refraction and higher order aberrations, European Meeting on Visual and Physiological Optics, Greece, presented at European Meeting on Visual and Physiological Optics, Greece, 29 August 2018 - 31 August 2018

Kalaiselvan P; DUtta DEBARUN; Sharma S; Willcox MARKDUNCAN, 2018, 'The time course of retention of anti-adhesion activity of Mel4 peptide-coated contact lenses', in The time course of retention of anti-adhesion activity of Mel4 peptide-coated contact lenses, ARVO, Hawaii, USA, presented at ARVO, Hawaii, USA, 29 April 2018 - 03 May 2018

Mohammad Y; Dutta D; Willcox MARKDUNCAN, 2018, 'The role of antimicrobial peptides in reducing bacterial biofilms', in The role of antimicrobial peptides in reducing bacterial biofilms, Molecular Microbiology Meeting, Sydney, presented at Molecular Microbiology Meeting, Sydney, 11 April 2018 - 12 April 2018

Dutta D; Li E; Kim H; Yerramothu P; Kampshoff F; Willcox MARKDUNCAN, 2018, 'Effect of Soaking Contact Lenses in Multipurpose Disinfecting Solutions on Tear Lipid Layer Thickness', in Effect of Soaking Contact Lenses in Multipurpose Disinfecting Solutions on Tear Lipid Layer Thickness, American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, USA, 07 November 2018 - 10 November 2018

Markoulli M; Sengmany K; Xie K; Dutta D, 2018, 'Corneal nerve morphology and dry eye people with diabetes.', in Corneal nerve morphology and dry eye people with diabetes., American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, USA, 07 November 2018 - 10 August 2018

Carnt NICOLE; Dutta D; Mistry P; La Rode D; Badenoch P; Kilvington S, 2018, 'A pilot study of the distribution of Acanthamoeba species in Sydney domestic sinks', in A pilot study of the distribution of Acanthamoeba species in Sydney domestic sinks, Scientific and Educators' Meeting in Optometry, Melbourne, presented at Scientific and Educators' Meeting in Optometry, Melbourne, 05 April 2018 - 06 April 2018

Golebiowski BLANKA; Dutta D; Stapleton F; Madigan M, 2018, 'Differentiation and lipid synthesis in immortalized human meibomian gland cells', in Differentiation and lipid synthesis in immortalized human meibomian gland cells, Scientific and Educators' Meeting in Optometry, Melbourne, Australia, presented at Scientific and Educators' Meeting in Optometry, Melbourne, Australia, 05 April 2018 - 06 April 2018

Willcox ; Dutta D; Chen R; Ho KITTY; Ozkan J; Cole N; Zhu H; Kumar NARESH, 2017, 'Human clinical testing of antimicrobial contact lenses.', in Human clinical testing of antimicrobial contact lenses., International Conference on Antimicrobial Research, Madrid, Spain, presented at International Conference on Antimicrobial Research, Madrid, Spain, 01 October 2017 - 03 October 2017

Chen R; Willcox M; Dutta D; Cole N; Kumar N, 2017, 'Inhibition of in vivo microbial colonisation of biomaterials based on cationic peptide melimine.', in Inhibition of in vivo microbial colonisation of biomaterials based on cationic peptide melimine., International Conference on Antimicrobial Research, Madrid, Spain, presented at International Conference on Antimicrobial Research, Madrid, Spain, 01 October 2017 - 03 October 2017

Mohammad Y; Dutta D; Willcox M, 2017, 'Depolarizing effect of cationic antimicrobial peptides melimine and mel-4 on bacterial cell membranes', in Depolarizing effect of cationic antimicrobial peptides melimine and mel-4 on bacterial cell membranes, Australian Society of Microbiology, Hobart, Austalia, presented at Australian Society of Microbiology, Hobart, Austalia, 02 July 2017 - 05 July 2017

Dutta D; Holmlund L; Willcox M, 2017, 'Activity of antimicrobial peptides against ocular isolates of Stenotrophomonas, Delftia, Elizabethkingia, and Burkholderia.', in Activity of antimicrobial peptides against ocular isolates of Stenotrophomonas, Delftia, Elizabethkingia, and Burkholderia., Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Baltimore, USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Baltimore, USA, 07 May 2017 - 11 May 2017

Dutta D; willcox M, 2017, 'Antimicrobial activity of cationic peptide Mel-4 covalently bound to contact lenses', in Antimicrobial activity of cationic peptide Mel-4 covalently bound to contact lenses, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Denver, USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Denver, USA, 03 May 2017 - 07 May 2017

Dutta D; Kumar N; Willcox M, 2017, 'Silicone hydrogel antimicrobial contact lenses', in Silicone hydrogel antimicrobial contact lenses, Asia Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Brisbane, Australia, presented at Asia Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Brisbane, Australia, 05 February 2017 - 08 February 2017

Dutta D; Mawad D; Kumar N; Willcox M, 2017, 'Synergistic activity of biomedical surface immobilised and free antimicrobials.', in Synergistic activity of biomedical surface immobilised and free antimicrobials., The Australian Society for biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Canberra, Australia, presented at The Australian Society for biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Canberra, Australia, 18 April 2017 - 20 April 2017


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