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Book Chapters

Ho KK K; Kutty SK; Chan D; Chen R; Willcox MD P; 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 P, 2003, 'Pathogenesis of infectious anterior segment disease', in The Anterior Eye and Therapeutics: Diagnosis and Management, 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

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

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,

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,

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

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

Yasir M; Dutta D; Willcox MD P, 2019, 'Comparative mode of action of the antimicrobial peptide melimine and its derivative Mel4 against Pseudomonas aeruginosa', Scientific Reports, vol. 9,

Namivandi-Zangeneh R; Sadrearhami Z; Dutta D; Willcox M; Wong EH H; Boyer C, 2019, 'Synergy between Synthetic Antimicrobial Polymer and Antibiotics: A Promising Platform to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria', ACS Infectious Diseases,

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,

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

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,

Chao C; Akileswaran L; Bailey JN C; 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,

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

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 MD P, 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 SH J; Saville JT; Narreddula VR; Boase NR; Poad BL J; Trevitt AJ; Willcox MD P; 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 MD P, 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 MD P, 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 MD P, 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 KK K; Cornell B; Manefield M; Willcox M; Black DS C; 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 and 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,

Samarawickrama C; Li YC; Carnt N; Willcox M; Dutta D; Watson S, 2017, 'Reducing oral contamination during corneal scrapes', BMJ Open Ophthalmology, vol. 1,

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 KK K; Yee E; Berry T; Cranfield CG; Willcox M; Black DS C; 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,

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

Masoudi S; Stapleton FJ; Willcox MD P, 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,

Craig JP; Nelson JD; Azar DT; Belmonte C; Bron AJ; Chauhan SK; de Paiva CS; Gomes JA P; Hammitt KM; Jones L; Nichols JJ; Nichols KK; Novack GD; Stapleton FJ; Willcox MD P; Wolffsohn JS; Sullivan DA, 2017, 'TFOS DEWS II Report Executive Summary', Ocular Surface, vol. 15, pp. 802 - 812,

Sullivan DA; Rocha EM; Aragona P; Clayton JA; Ding J; Golebiowski B; Hampel U; McDermott AM; Schaumberg DA; Srinivasan S; Versura P; Willcox MD P, 2017, 'TFOS DEWS II Sex, Gender, and Hormones Report', Ocular Surface, vol. 15, pp. 284 - 333,

Nizalapur S; Kimyon O; Yee E; Bhadbhade MM; Manefield M; Willcox M; Black DS; Kumar N, 2017, 'Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel acyclic and cyclic glyoxamide based derivatives as bacterial quorum sensing and biofilm inhibitors', Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, vol. 15, pp. 5743 - 5755,

Willcox MD P; Argüeso P; Georgiev GA; Holopainen JM; Laurie GW; Millar TJ; Papas EB; Rolland JP; Schmidt TA; Stahl U; Suarez T; Subbaraman LN; Uçakhan O; Jones L, 2017, 'TFOS DEWS II Tear Film Report', Ocular Surface, vol. 15, pp. 366 - 403,

Nelson JD; Craig JP; Akpek EK; Azar DT; Belmonte C; Bron AJ; Clayton JA; Dogru M; Dua HS; Foulks GN; Gomes JA P; Hammitt KM; Holopainen J; Jones L; Joo CK; Liu Z; Nichols JJ; Nichols KK; Novack GD; Sangwan V; Stapleton F; Tomlinson A; Tsubota K; Willcox MD P; Wolffsohn JS; Sullivan DA, 2017, 'TFOS DEWS II Introduction', Ocular Surface, vol. 15, pp. 269 - 275,

Vijay AK; Fadli Z; Lakkis C; Coles-Brennan C; Willcox MD P, 2017, 'In Vitro Compatibility of Contact Lenses With Corneal Epithelial Cells', Eye and Contact Lens,

Ho KK K; Ozcelik B; Willcox MD P; Thissen H; Kumar N, 2017, 'Facile solvent-free fabrication of nitric oxide (NO)-releasing coatings for prevention of biofilm formation', Chemical Communications, vol. 53, pp. 6488 - 6491,

Ozcelik B; Ho KK K; Glattauer V; Willcox M; Kumar N; Thissen H, 2017, 'Poly(ethylene glycol)-based coatings combining low-biofouling and quorum-sensing inhibiting properties to reduce bacterial colonization', ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, vol. 3, pp. 78 - 87,

Tan J; Datta A; Wong K; Willcox MD P; Vijay AK, 2017, 'Clinical Outcomes and Contact Lens Case Contamination Using a Povidone–Iodine Disinfection System', Eye and Contact Lens,

Nizalapur S; Kimyon O; Yee E; Ho K; Berry T; Manefield M; Cranfield CG; Willcox M; Black DS C; Kumar N, 2017, 'Amphipathic guanidine-embedded glyoxamide-based peptidomimetics as novel antibacterial agents and biofilm disruptors', Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, vol. 15, pp. 2033 - 2051,

Masoudi S; Zhao Z; Willcox M, 2017, 'Relation between Ocular Comfort, Arachidonic Acid Mediators, and Histamine', Current Eye Research, vol. 42, pp. 822 - 826,

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