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Conference Papers

Ozkan J; Willcox M; Wemheuer B; Wilcsek G; Coroneo M; Thomas T, 2018, 'The biogeography of the human ocular microbiota', in The biogeography of the human eye microbiota, European Molecular Biology Organisation/European Molecular Biology Laboratory Symposia - The Human Microbiome, Heidelberg, Germany, presented at European Molecular Biology Organisation/European Molecular Biology Laboratory Symposia - The Human Microbiome, Heidelberg, Germany, 16 September 2018 - 19 September 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2018.11.005

Ozkan J; Willcox M; Wemheuer B; Thomas T; Coroneo M, 2018, 'What is hiding in your eyes? The microbiome of ocular surface niches', in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Honolulu, HI, presented at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Honolulu, HI, 29 April 2018 - 03 May 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000442912502178&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Chao C; Richdale K; Willcox MDP, 2017, 'Inflammatory mediator uptake and release in contact lens materials - a preliminary experimental report', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Baltimore, MD, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Baltimore, MD, 07 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432176300061&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Ozkan J; Diez-Vives C; Nielsen S; Thomas T; Coroneo M; Willcox M, 2017, 'The Temporal Stability and the Ocular Surface Microbiome', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 07 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432176306051&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Masoudi S; Mitchell T; Willcox M, 2017, 'variation of human tear lipid profile with and without contact lenses during the day', in Arvo Connect, ARVO-Asia Annual Meeting, Brisbane, presented at ARVO-Asia Annual Meeting, Brisbane, 05 February 2017 - 08 February 2017

Ozkan J; Diez-Vives C; Nielsen S; Coroneo M; Thomas T; Willcox M, 2017, 'A Statistical Model to Filter Contaminant Bacteria in Ocular Microbiome Studies', in A Statistical Model to Filter Contaminant Bacteria in Ocular Microbiome Studies, International Society for Contact Lens Research, Portland, Oregon, USA, presented at International Society for Contact Lens Research, Portland, Oregon, USA, 13 August 2017 - 18 August 2017

Stapleton F; Chao C; Jalbert I; Mandathara P; Kolanu S; Willcox M; Markoulli M; You JJ; Kim J; Lum E; Golebiowski B, 2017, 'Relationships between central corneal nerve parameters and tear neuropeptides', in Relationships between central corneal nerve parameters and tear neuropeptides, Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA, 01 May 2016 - 05 May 2016

Richdale K; Chao C; Gokhale M; Duong K; Madigan M; Jalbert I; Golebiowski B; Willcox M, 2017, 'Sex, Tears and Contact Lenses', in Sex, Tears and Contact Lenses, 8th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance, Montpellier, France, presented at 8th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance, Montpellier, France, 07 September 2016 - 10 September 2016

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; Kumar N; Kamphuis B; willcox M, 2017, 'Silicone hydrogel antimicrobial contact lenses', in Silicone hydrogel antimicrobial contact lenses, International Society of Contact Lens Research, Stevenson, WA, USA, presented at International Society of Contact Lens Research, Stevenson, WA, USA, 14 August 2017 - 18 August 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; 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

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; 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

Vijay AK; Liu L; Tran CNL; Lam C; Dang JF; Willcox MDP, 2016, 'Efficacy a novel Povidone Iodine based contact lens disinfection system against bacterial biofilm', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Seattle, WA, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA, 01 May 2016 - 05 May 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000394174003282&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Dutta D; Vijay A; Kumar N; Willcox MD, 2016, 'Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model.', in Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model., American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, 09 November 2016 - 12 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-19882

Willcox M; Dutta D, 2015, 'Improving the safety of the melimine-coated antimicrobial contact lenses.', in Improving the safety of the melimine-coated antimicrobial contact lenses., American Academy of Optometry, New Orlands, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, New Orlands, USA, 07 October 2015 - 10 October 2015

Dutta D; Willcox M, 2015, 'Improving the safety of the melimine-coated antimicrobial contact lenses.', in Improving the safety of the melimine-coated antimicrobial contact lenses., International Society for Contact Lens Research, Budapest, Hungary, presented at International Society for Contact Lens Research, Budapest, Hungary, 23 August 2015 - 28 August 2015

Dutta D; Kumar N; willcox M, 2015, 'Characterisation and activity of surface attached antimicrobial peptides', in Characterisation and activity of surface attached antimicrobial peptides, International symposium of surface and interface of biomaterials, annual conference of the Australian society for biomaterials and tissue engineering, Sydney, presented at International symposium of surface and interface of biomaterials, annual conference of the Australian society for biomaterials and tissue engineering, Sydney, 07 April 2015 - 10 April 2017

Kolanu S; Golebiowski B; Willcox M; Jalbert I, 2015, 'Changes to the ocular surface and tear film in subjects with ocular itchiness', in Optom Vis Sci, American Academy of Optometry, New Orleans, LA, pp. E - Abstract 150024, presented at American Academy of Optometry, New Orleans, LA, 07 October 2015 - 10 October 2015

Ozkan J; Lazon de la Jara P; Rathi V; Holden B; Willcox M, 2015, 'Retrospective Analysis of Adverse Event Incidence between Different Proof-of-Principle Interventions Designed to Minimise Lens Contamination during 30-Days Continuous Wear', in Retrospective Analysis of Adverse Event Incidence between Different Proof-of-Principle Interventions Designed to Minimise Lens Contamination during 30-Days Continuous Wear, 18th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Contact Lens Research, Budapest, Hungary, presented at 18th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Contact Lens Research, Budapest, Hungary, 23 August 2015 - 28 August 2015

Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2014, 'Adhesion of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Delftia acidovorans and Achromobacter xylosoxidans to contact lenses in the presence of organic soil', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000433205501218&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Dutta D; Ozkan ; Willcox , 2014, 'Performance of antimicrobial contact lenses in one day human clinical study.', in Performance of antimicrobial contact lenses in one day human clinical study., Ocular surface conference, Sydney, presented at Ocular surface conference, Sydney, 20 July 2014 - 24 July 2014

Dutta D; Ozkan J; Willcox M, 2014, 'Biocompatibility and retention of activity of melamine antimicrobial contact lenses in a human clinical trial', in Biocompatibility and retention of activity of melamine antimicrobial contact lenses in a human clinical trial, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, USA, 04 May 2014 - 08 May 2014

Ozkan J; Lazon de la Jara P; Holden B; Willcox M, 2014, 'Proof-of-principle study: Effect of antibiotic drop use, during extended silicone hydrogel lens wear, on ocular adverse events.', in Proof-of-principle study: Effect of antibiotic drop use, during extended silicone hydrogel lens wear, on ocular adverse events., Ocular Surface Science and Dry-Eye Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at Ocular Surface Science and Dry-Eye Conference, Sydney, Australia, 25 July 2014 - 27 July 2014

Ozkan J; Willcox M; Rathi V; Lazon de la Jara P; Holden B, 2014, 'The effect of lens cleaning with a multipurpose solution on hand-to-lens bacterial contamination', in The effect of lens cleaning with a multipurpose solution on hand-to-lens bacterial contamination, American Academy of Optometry, Denver, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, Denver, USA, 12 November 2014 - 15 November 2014

Ozkan J; Willcox M; Rathi V; Srikanth D; Zhu H; Naduvilath T; Lazon de la Jara P; Holden B, 2013, 'Effect of prophylactic antibiotic drops on adverse events during extended silicone hydrogel lens wear.', in Effect of prophylactic antibiotic drops on adverse events during extended silicone hydrogel lens wear., International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Kyoto, Japan, presented at International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Kyoto, Japan, 25 August 2013 - 30 August 2013

Leong AR; Cole N; Kumar N; Willcox DM, 2013, 'An antimicrobial and biocompatible peptide surface coating', in European Cells and Materials, pp. 14

Ozkan J; Willcox M; Lazon de la Jara P; Mandathara P; Rathi V; Holden B, 2012, 'Morning cleaning or replacement of lenses reduces complications with extended wear of contact lenses', in Morning cleaning or replacement of lenses reduces complications with extended wear of contact lenses, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, USA, presented at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, USA, 06 May 2012 - 10 May 2012

Zhu H; Vijay A; Ozkan J; Wu D; Masoudi S; Borazjani R; Willcox M, 2011, 'The influence of lens wear on bacterial adhesion to Silicone Hydrogel Lenses', Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 01 May 2011 - 05 May 2011

Ozkan J; Willcox M, 2011, 'The effect of lens modulus on post-insertion comfort with silicone hydrogel lenses.', in The effect of lens modulus on post-insertion comfort with silicone hydrogel lenses., The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, presented at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 01 May 2011 - 05 May 2011

Ozkan J; Srikanth D; Sangwan V; Holden B; Willcox M, 2011, 'Impact of Daily Lens Cleaning during Overnight Wear on Contact Lens Related Ocular Adverse Events.', in Impact of Daily Lens Cleaning during Overnight Wear on Contact Lens Related Ocular Adverse Events., International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Napa, California, USA, presented at International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Napa, California, USA, 21 August 2011 - 26 August 2011

Willcox M; Zhu H; Vijay A; Ozkan J; Wu D; Masoudi S; Borazjani R, 2010, 'Bacterial adhesion to silicone hydrogel lenses', Birmingham, England, presented at British Contact Lens Association, Birmingham, England, 27 May 2010 - 30 May 2010

Willcox M; Zhu H; Ozkan J; Krishna P, 2010, 'Inflammation during contact lens wear and keratitis: strategies for its control', Montreal, Canada, presented at International Society for Eye Research, Montreal, Canada, 18 July 2010 - 21 July 2010

Omali B; Zhu H; Zhau Z; Ozkan J; Xu B; Willcox M; Borazjani R, 2010, 'Effect of cholesterol deposition on bacterial adhesion to contact lenses', Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 02 May 2010 - 06 May 2010

Ozkan J; Zhu H; Gabriel M; Willcox M; Holden B, 2010, 'Daily instillation of antibiotic drops during extended wear of silicone hydrogel lenses.', in Daily instillation of antibiotic drops during extended wear of silicone hydrogel lenses., Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, USA, 04 May 2010 - 07 May 2010

Ozkan J; Mandathara P; Krishna P; Holden B; Willcox M, 2010, 'Effect of daily saline instillation and daily lens replacement during continuous wear as a means of reducing contact lens related ocular adverse events.', in Effect of daily saline instillation and daily lens replacement during continuous wear as a means of reducing contact lens related ocular adverse events., American Academy of Optometry, San Francisco, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, San Francisco, USA, 16 November 2010 - 19 November 2010

Wei EX; Zhao Z; Willcox MDP, 2010, 'Lipidomic study in human and rabbit tears: implications for tear film stability', in CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS OF LIPIDS, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, Alhondiga Conf, Bilbao, SPAIN, pp. S31 - S31, presented at 51st International Conference of the Bioscience of Lipids (ICBL), Alhondiga Conf, Bilbao, SPAIN, 05 August 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2010.05.095

Willcox M; Ozkan J; Phillips B; Papas E; Meagher L, 2009, 'Interactions of lens care products with silicone hydrogel lenses can affect comfort of lenses during wear', Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 03 May 2009 - 07 May 2009

Ozkan J; Willcox M; Krishna P; Sankaridurg P; Zhu H; Naduvilath T, 2009, 'Retrospective analysis of risk factors associated with contact lens induced inflammatory events during continuous wear.', in Retrospective analysis of risk factors associated with contact lens induced inflammatory events during continuous wear., Asia-ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Hyderabad, India, presented at Asia-ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Hyderabad, India, 15 January 2009 - 18 January 2009

Ozkan J; Zhu H; Willcox M, 2009, 'Efficacy and clinical performance of selenium antibacterial silicone hydrogel contact lenses', in Efficacy and clinical performance of selenium antibacterial silicone hydrogel contact lenses, Association for Research in Ophthalmology and Vision, presented at Association for Research in Ophthalmology and Vision, 28 April 2009 - 30 April 2009

Ozkan J; Zhu H; Willcox M, 2008, 'Short-term overnight study with selenium antibacterial silicone hydrogel contact lenses.', in Short-term overnight study with selenium antibacterial silicone hydrogel contact lenses., American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, 22 October 2008 - 25 October 2008

You J; Fitzgerald A; Cozzi PJ; Zhao Z; Russell PJ; Walsh B; Willcox MD; Li Y, 2008, 'Identification of the potential biomakers for prostate cancer from tears and sera using proteomic methods', in The 13th Annual Proteomics Symposium Erskine Mantra Resort, 13th Annual Proteomics Symposium Erskine Mantra Resort, Lorne , VIC, presented at 13th Annual Proteomics Symposium Erskine Mantra Resort, Lorne , VIC, 08 February 2008 - 10 February 2008

Stapleton FJ; Zhu H; Willcox MD; Rosenthal R; Ding A, 2006, 'Broad spectrum of antibacterial activity for a new multi-purpose disinfecting solution', in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, Stockton Press, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 190 - 190, presented at British Contact Lens Association Annual Clinical Conference (BCLA 2006), Birmingham, England, 01 May 2006

Willcox MD; Zhao ZJ; Aliwarga Y; Jalbert I, 2006, 'The effect of cleaning systems on the amount of protein and lipid that can be extracted from worn silicon hydrogel contact lenses.', in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, Stockton Press, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 184 - 184, presented at British Contact Lens Association Annual Clinical Conference (BCLA 2006), Birmingham, England, 01 May 2006

Zhu H; Stapleton FJ; Willcox MD, 2006, 'Broad Spectrum of Antibacterial Activity of a New Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution', in Frank R (ed.), ARVO 2006 Annual Meeting, ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, pp. 2413 - 2413, presented at ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 01 May 2006

Willcox MD; Bandara M; Sankaridurg P; Zhu H; Cordwell SJ, 2006, 'Salicylic Acid Alters the Membrane Proteome of Pseudomonas aeruginosa', in Frank R (ed.), ARVO 2006 Annual Meeting, ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, pp. 2653 - 2653, presented at ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 01 May 2006

Sankaridurg P; Gokhale M; Harmis N; Sweeney DF; Willcox MD, 2006, 'Conjunctival and Lid Biota in Young, Healthy Children', in Frank R (ed.), ARVO 2006 Annual Meeting, ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, pp. 101 - 101, presented at ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 01 May 2006

Hume EB; Cole NA; Vijay AK; Krishnan R; Willcox MD, 2006, 'Effects of Topical Administration of 12-Methyl Tetra Decanoic Acid (12-MTA) During Neovascularisation After Sodium Hydroxide Insult to the Cornea', in Frank R (ed.), ARVO 2006 Annual Meeting, ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, pp. 1633 - 1633, presented at ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 01 May 2006

Choo JD; Caroline PJ; Kumar A; Willcox MD; Holden BA, 2006, 'Evaluating the Relative Risk of Microbial Keratitis in Orthokeratology versus Alignment RGP Lenses in an Animal Model', in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, Stockton Press, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 205 - 206, presented at British Contact Lens Association Annual Clinical Conference (BCLA 2006), Birmingham, England, 01 May 2006


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