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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

Garrett Q; Willcox M, 2015, 'Betaine, Osmoprotection, and Health of the Ocular Surface in Dry Eye Disease', in Betaine Chemistry, Analysis, Function and Effects, Royal Society of Chemistry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/9781782628446

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18594-1_8

Stapleton F; Willcox M, 2013, 'Contact Lens-Related Corneal Infections', in Tasman W; Jaeger EA (ed.), Foundations of Clinical Ophthalmology, Wolters Kluwer Health, Philadelphia

You J; Cozzi PJ; Fitzgerald A; Walsh B; Russell PJ; Willcox M; Graham P; Li Y, 2013, 'Tear as a source of protein biomarkers for human disease diagnosis and prognosis', in Makowski G (ed.), Tear as a source of protein biomarkers for human disease diagnosis and prognosis

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, https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=27295

Aristoteli L; Willcox M, 2005, 'Adhesion of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to a high molecular weight glycoprotein species in human tears', in Ioseliani OR (ed.), Focus on Eye Research, Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 201 - 215

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 M; Sankaridurg P; Zhu H; Hume E; Cole N; Conibear T; Glasson M; Harmis N; Stapleton F, 2004, 'Inflammation and infection and effects of the closed eye', in Sweeney D (ed.), Silicone Hydrogels: continuous wear contact lenses, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, pp. 90 - 125

Willcox M; Harmis N; Zhu H; Cowell B; Stapleton F, 2004, 'Microbiology of contact lenses', in Bennett E; Weissman B (ed.), Clinical Contact Lens Practice, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, pp. 87 - 102

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-7506-5290-2.50007-7

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

Willcox MDP; Walsh K; Nichols JJ; Morgan PB; Jones LW, 2020, 'The ocular surface, coronaviruses and COVID-19', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 103, pp. 418 - 424, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.13088

Erickson S; Sullivan AG; Barabino S; Begovic E; Benitez-Del-Castillo JM; Bonini S; Borges JS; Brzheskiy V; Bulat N; Cerim A; Craig P; Cușnir V; Cușnir V; Cușnir V; Doan S; Dülger E; Farrant S; Geerling G; Goldblum D; Golubev S; Gomes JAP; González-Méijome JM; Grupcheva CN; Gündüz ÖU; Horwath-Winter J; Källmark F; Karanadze N; Karcic HH; Karcic S; Kontadakis G; Messmer EM; Mrugacz M; Murphy C; O'Leary OE; Procopciuc V; Pult H; Raus P; Şahin A; Setälä N; Stanila A; Stanila DM; Utheim TP; Vehof J; Versura P; Villani E; Willcox MDP; Wolffsohn JS; Zagórski Z; Zoega GM; Sullivan DA; Moderators ; Gomes JAP; Versura P; Willcox MDP, 2020, 'TFOS European ambassador meeting: Unmet needs and future scientific and clinical solutions for ocular surface diseases.', Ocul Surf, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2020.05.006

Jones L; Walsh K; Willcox M; Morgan P; Nichols J, 2020, 'The COVID-19 pandemic: Important considerations for contact lens practitioners', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 43, pp. 196 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2020.03.012

Efron N; Brennan NA; Chalmers RL; Jones L; Lau C; Morgan PB; Nichols JJ; Szczotka-Flynn LB; Willcox MD, 2020, 'Thirty years of ‘quiet eye’ with etafilcon A contact lenses', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 43, pp. 285 - 297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2020.03.015

Tummanapalli SS; Willcox MDP; Issar T; Kwai N; Poynten AM; Krishnan AV; Pisarcikova J; Markoulli M, 2020, 'The Effect of Age, Gender and Body Mass Index on Tear Film Neuromediators and Corneal Nerves', Current Eye Research, vol. 45, pp. 411 - 418, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713683.2019.1666998

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

Khan M; Stapleton F; Perrywillcox MD, 2020, 'Susceptibility of contact lens-related pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis isolates to multipurpose disinfecting solutions, disinfectants, and antibiotics', Translational Vision Science and Technology, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/tvst.9.5.2

Hume EB; Cole N; Khan S; Walsh BJ; Willcox MD, 2020, 'The role of staphopain a in Staphylococcus aureus keratitis', Experimental Eye Research, vol. 193, pp. 107994, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2020.107994

Tummanapalli SS; Issar T; Kwai N; Poynten A; Krishnan AV; Willcox M; Markoulli M, 2020, 'Erratum to ‘Association of corneal nerve loss with markers of axonal ion channel dysfunction in type 1 diabetes’. (Clinical Neurophysiology (2020) 131(1) (145–154), (S1388245719312726), (10.1016/j.clinph.2019.09.029))', Clinical Neurophysiology, vol. 131, pp. 780, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2020.01.001

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

Willcox MDP, 2020, 'Antibiotics and Microbial Keratitis: Do We Need to Test for Resistance?', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 46, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000682

Tummanapalli SS; Issar T; Kwai N; Poynten A; Krishnan AV; Willcox M; Markoulli M, 2020, 'Association of corneal nerve loss with markers of axonal ion channel dysfunction in type 1 diabetes', Clinical Neurophysiology, vol. 131, pp. 145 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2019.09.029

Ozkan J; Coroneo M; Sandbach J; Subedi D; Willcox M; Thomas T, 2020, 'Bacterial contamination of intravitreal needles by the ocular surface microbiome', Ocular Surface, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2020.05.010

Tummanapalli SS; Issar T; Yan A; Kwai N; Poynten AM; Krishnan AV; Willcox MDP; Markoulli M, 2020, 'Corneal nerve fiber loss in diabetes with chronic kidney disease', Ocular Surface, vol. 18, pp. 178 - 185, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2019.11.010

Shahzad S; Willcox M; Shahzad A, 2020, 'Identification of novel in vitro antibacterial action of cloprostenol and evaluation of other non-antibiotics against multi-drug resistant A. baumannii', Journal of Antibiotics, vol. 73, pp. 72 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41429-019-0244-2

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

Siddireddy JS; Vijay AK; Tan J; Willcox M, 2020, 'Effect of Eyelid Treatments on Bacterial Load and Lipase Activity in Relation to Contact Lens Discomfort.', Eye Contact Lens, vol. 46, pp. 245 - 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000673

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

Ozkan J; Coroneo M; Thomas T; Willcox M, 2019, 'Biogeography of the human ocular microbiota', The Ocular Surface, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2018.11.005

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, vol. 42, pp. 658 - 661, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.06.007

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

Sarwat S; Stapleton F; Willcox M; Roy M, 2019, 'Quantum Dots in Ophthalmology: A Literature Review', Current Eye Research, vol. 44, pp. 1037 - 1046, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713683.2019.1660793

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

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, vol. 17, pp. 690 - 698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2019.08.010

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000576

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules24142676

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713683.2019.1570526

Willcox MDP, 2019, 'Tear film, contact lenses and tear biomarkers', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 102, pp. 350 - 363, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12918

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

Kuppusamy R; Willcox M; Black DSC; Kumar N, 2019, 'Short cationic peptidomimetic antimicrobials', Antibiotics, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics8020044

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215038

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000546

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001354

Tummanapalli SS; Issar T; Kwai N; Pisarcikova J; Poynten AM; Krishnan AV; Willcox MDP; Markoulli M, 2019, 'A Comparative Study on the Diagnostic Utility of Corneal Confocal Microscopy and Tear Neuromediator Levels in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy', Current Eye Research, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713683.2019.1705984


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