Select Publications

Book Chapters

Ho KKK; Kutty SK; Chan D; Chen R; Willcox MDP; Kumar N, 2015, 'Development of fimbrolides, halogenated furanones and their derivatives as antimicrobial agents', in Antibacterial Surfaces, pp. 149 - 170,

You J; Cozzi PJ; Fitzgerald A; Walsh B; Russell ; Willcox MD; Li Y, 2012, 'Prostate Cancer Biomarkers and the Emerging Proteomic Techniques Used in Biomarker Research', in Watanabe HS (ed.), Horizons in Cancer Research Vol 47, edn. First, Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, pp. 1 - 36,

Glasson MJ; Stapleton FJ; Keay LJ; Ball MS; Willcox MD, 2005, 'Effect of contact lens wear on the pre-corneal tear film', in Zierhut M; Stern M; Sullivan D (ed.), Immunology of the lacrimal gland, tear film and ocular, edn. 1, Taylor & Francis, UK, pp. 239 - 254

Willcox MD, 2003, 'Pathogenesis of infectious anterior segment disease', in Stapleton F (ed.), The Anterior Eye and Therapeutics: Diagnosis and Management, Butterworth Heinemann, United Kingdom, pp. 104 - 149,

Thakur A; Willcox MD, 2001, 'Detection of cytokines in tears', in O'Neill LA J; Bowie A (ed.), Interleukin Protocols, edn. Original, Humana Press, Totowa, NJ, pp. 345 - 354

Willcox MD; Sankaridurg P; Lan J; Pearce DJ; Thakur A; Zhu H; Keay LJ; Stapleton FJ, 2000, 'Inflammation and infection and the effects of the closed eye', in Silicone Hydrogels: The rebirth of extended wear, edn. Original, Butterworth Heinemann, Woburn, MA, USA, pp. 45 - 75

Journal articles

Hancock SE; Poad BLJ; Willcox MDP; Blanksby SJ; Mitchell TW, 2019, 'Analytical separations for lipids in complex, nonpolar lipidomes using differential mobility spectrometry.', J Lipid Res, vol. 60, pp. 1968 - 1978,

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,

Tummanapalli SS; Willcox MDP; Issar T; Kwai N; Poynten AM; Krishnan AV; Pisarcikova J; Markoulli M, 2019, 'The Effect of Age, Gender and Body Mass Index on Tear Film Neuromediators and Corneal Nerves', Current Eye Research,

Tummanapalli SS; Willcox MDP; Issar T; Yan A; Pisarcikova J; Kwai N; Poynten AM; Krishnan AV; Markoulli M, 2019, 'Tear film substance P: A potential biomarker for diabetic peripheral neuropathy', Ocular Surface,

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,

Sarwat S; Stapleton F; Willcox M; Roy M, 2019, 'Quantum Dots in Ophthalmology: A Literature Review', Current Eye Research, vol. 44, pp. 1037 - 1046,

Datta A; Willcox M; Stapleton F, 2019, 'In vitro antimicrobial efficacy of silver lens cases used with a multipurpose disinfecting solution', Translational Vision Science and Technology, vol. 8,

Willcox MD; Chen R; Kalaiselvan P; Yasir M; Rasul R; Kumar N; Dutta D, 2019, 'The Development of an Antimicrobial Contact Lens - From the Laboratory to the Clinic.', Curr Protein Pept Sci,

Taunk A; Chen R; Iskander G; Ho KKK; Almohaywi B; Black DSC; Willcox MDP; Kumar N, 2019, 'The role of orientation of surface bound dihydropyrrol-2-ones (DHP) on biological activity', Molecules, vol. 24,

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,

Carnt NA; Cipriani V; Stapleton FJ; Calder V; Willcox MD, 2019, 'Association study of single nucleotide polymorphisms in IL-10 and IL-17 genes with the severity of microbial keratitis', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye,

Kuppusamy R; Willcox M; Black DSC; Kumar N, 2019, 'Short cationic peptidomimetic antimicrobials', Antibiotics, vol. 8,

Willcox MDP, 2019, 'Tear film, contact lenses and tear biomarkers', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 102, pp. 350 - 363,

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,

Kampshoff F; Willcox MDP; Dutta D, 2019, 'A pilot study of the synergy between two antimicrobial peptides and two common antibiotics', Antibiotics, vol. 8,

Subedi D; Kohli GS; Vijay AK; Willcox M; Rice SA, 2019, 'Accessory genome of the multi-drug resistant ocular isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA34', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, pp. e0215038,

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,

Siddireddy JS; Tan J; Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2019, 'The Effect of Microblepharon Exfoliation on Clinical Correlates of Contact Lens Discomfort', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 96, pp. 187 - 199,

Chao C; Richdale K; Willcox M, 2019, 'Absorption and Extraction of Inflammatory Mediators From Contact Lens Materials', Eye & contact lens, vol. 45, pp. 340 - 345,

Ozkan J; Willcox MD, 2019, 'The Ocular Microbiome: Molecular Characterisation of a Unique and Low Microbial Environment', Current Eye Research, vol. 44, pp. 685 - 694,

Ozkan J; De La Jara PL; Willcox M, 2019, 'Comparative Analysis of Adverse Events from a Series of Proof-of-Principle Extended Wear Studies', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 45, pp. 88 - 92,

Yasir M; Willcox MDP; Dutta D, 2018, 'Action of antimicrobial peptides against bacterial biofilms', Materials, vol. 11,

Chao C; Akileswaran L; Bailey JNC; Willcox M; Van Gelder R; Lakkis C; Stapleton F; Richdale K, 2018, 'Potential role of ocular microbiome, host genotype, tear cytokines, and environmental factors in corneal infiltrative events in contact lens wearers', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 59, pp. 5752 - 5761,

Ozkan J; Willcox M; Wemheuer B; Wilcsek G; Coroneo M; Thomas T, 2018, 'Biogeography of the human ocular microbiota', The Ocular Surface,

Subedi D; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Study of disinfectant resistance genes in ocular isolates of pseudomonas Aeruginosa', Antibiotics, vol. 7,

Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'Adhesion of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Delftia acidovorans, and Achromobacter xylosoxidans to Contact Lenses', Eye & contact lens, vol. 44, pp. S120 - S126,

Subedi D; Vijay AK; Kohli GS; Rice SA; Willcox M, 2018, 'Comparative genomics of clinical strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from different geographic sites', Scientific Reports, vol. 8,

Ozkan J; Coroneo M; Willcox M; Wemheuer B; Thomas T, 2018, 'Identification and visualization of a distinct microbiome in ocular surface conjunctival tissue', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 59, pp. 4268 - 4276,

Hancock SE; Ailuri R; Marshall DL; Brown SHJ; Saville JT; Narreddula VR; Boase NR; Poad BLJ; Trevitt AJ; Willcox MDP; Kelso MJ; Mitchell TW; Blanksby SJ, 2018, 'Mass spectrometry-directed structure elucidation and total synthesis of ultra-long chain (O-acyl)-ω-hydroxy fatty acids', Journal of Lipid Research, vol. 59, pp. 1510 - 1518,

Datta A; Stapleton F; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'Bacterial coaggregation and cohesion among isolates from contact lens cases', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 59, pp. 2729 - 2735,

Mandathara PS; Stapleton FJ; Kokkinakis J; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'A pilot study on corneal Langerhans cells in keratoconus', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. 219 - 223,

Yerramothu P; Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'Inflammasomes, the eye and anti-inflammasome therapy', Eye (Basingstoke), vol. 32, pp. 491 - 505,

Markoulli M; Flanagan J; Tummanapalli SS; Wu J; Willcox M, 2018, 'The impact of diabetes on corneal nerve morphology and ocular surface integrity', Ocular Surface, vol. 16, pp. 45 - 57,

Kuppusamy R; Yasir M; Berry T; Cranfield CG; Nizalapur S; Yee E; Kimyon O; Taunk A; Ho KKK; Cornell B; Manefield M; Willcox M; Black DSC; Kumar N, 2018, 'Design and synthesis of short amphiphilic cationic peptidomimetics based on biphenyl backbone as antibacterial agents', European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, vol. 143, pp. 1702 - 1722,

Siddireddy JS; Vijay AK; Tan J; Willcox M, 2018, 'The eyelids and tear film in contact lens discomfort', Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. 144 - 153,

Subedi D; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Overview of mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: an ocular perspective', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 101, pp. 162 - 171,

Hu Y; Wang S; Hua S; Willcox M; Moore M; Little P, 2017, 'Antibiotic Prescription Patterns for Acute Diarrhea in a Hospital in Shanghai in 2016: A Cross-sectional Study.', Open forum infectious diseases, vol. 4, pp. S326 - S326,

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,

Yu TT; Nizalapur S; Ho KKK; Yee E; Berry T; Cranfield CG; Willcox M; Black DSC; Kumar N, 2017, 'Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of N-Sulfonylphenyl glyoxamide-Based Antimicrobial Peptide Mimics as Novel Antimicrobial Agents', ChemistrySelect, vol. 2, pp. 3452 - 3461,

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,

Chao C; Stapleton F; Golebiowski B; Willcox M; Richdale K, 2017, 'Pre-inflammatory Signs in Established Reusable and Disposable Contact Lens Wearers', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 94, pp. 1003 - 1008,

Masoudi S; Stapleton FJ; Willcox MDP, 2017, 'Differences in Tear Film Biochemistry of Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Lens Wearers', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 94, pp. 914 - 918,

Ozkan J; Nielsen S; Diez-Vives C; Coroneo M; Thomas T; Willcox M, 2017, 'Temporal Stability and Composition of the Ocular Surface Microbiome', Scientific Reports, vol. 7,

Wu D; Ni J; Beretov J; Cozzi P; Willcox M; Wasinger V; Walsh B; Graham P; Li Y, 2017, 'Urinary biomarkers in prostate cancer detection and monitoring progression', Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, vol. 118, pp. 15 - 26,

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