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Journal articles

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2019.08.010

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1389203720666190820152508

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

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.06.007

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

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

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

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

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00049

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

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

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

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.18-24845

Ozkan J; Willcox M; Wemheuer B; Wilcsek G; Coroneo M; Thomas T, 2018, 'Biogeography of the human ocular microbiota', The Ocular Surface, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2018.11.005

Subedi D; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Study of disinfectant resistance genes in ocular isolates of pseudomonas Aeruginosa', Antibiotics, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics7040088

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000425

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-34020-7

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.18-24651

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1194/jlr.M086702

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-23155

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2017.10.005

Yerramothu P; Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'Inflammasomes, the eye and anti-inflammasome therapy', Eye (Basingstoke), vol. 32, pp. 491 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/eye.2017.241

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2017.10.006

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmech.2017.10.066

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2017.10.004

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12621

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofx163.770

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/slct.201700336

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001129

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001110

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10494-9

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2017.08.002

Craig JP; Nelson JD; Azar DT; Belmonte C; Bron AJ; Chauhan SK; de Paiva CS; Gomes JAP; Hammitt KM; Jones L; Nichols JJ; Nichols KK; Novack GD; Stapleton FJ; Willcox MDP; Wolffsohn JS; Sullivan DA, 2017, 'TFOS DEWS II Report Executive Summary', Ocular Surface, vol. 15, pp. 802 - 812, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2017.08.003

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2017.04.001

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7ob01011g

Willcox MDP; 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2017.03.006

Nelson JD; Craig JP; Akpek EK; Azar DT; Belmonte C; Bron AJ; Clayton JA; Dogru M; Dua HS; Foulks GN; Gomes JAP; 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 MDP; Wolffsohn JS; Sullivan DA, 2017, 'TFOS DEWS II Introduction', Ocular Surface, vol. 15, pp. 269 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2017.05.005

Sullivan DA; Rocha EM; Aragona P; Clayton JA; Ding J; Golebiowski B; Hampel U; McDermott AM; Schaumberg DA; Srinivasan S; Versura P; Willcox MDP, 2017, 'TFOS DEWS II Sex, Gender, and Hormones Report', Ocular Surface, vol. 15, pp. 284 - 333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2017.04.001

Vijay AK; Fadli, Z; Lakkis, C; Coles-Brennan, C; Willcox M, 2017, 'In Vitro Compatibility of Contact Lenses With Corneal Epithelial Cells', Eye and Contact Lens: science and clinical practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000408

Ho KKK; Ozcelik B; Willcox MDP; 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7cc02772a

Ozcelik B; Ho KKK; 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00579

Tan J; Datta A; Wong K; Willcox MDP; Vijay AK, 2017, 'Clinical Outcomes and Contact Lens Case Contamination Using a Povidone–Iodine Disinfection System', Eye and Contact Lens, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000385

Nizalapur S; Kimyon O; Yee E; Ho K; Berry T; Manefield M; Cranfield CG; Willcox M; Black DSC; 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7OB00053G

Masoudi S; Zhao Z; Willcox M, 2017, 'Relation between Ocular Comfort, Arachidonic Acid Mediators, and Histamine', Current Eye Research, vol. 42, pp. 822 - 826, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713683.2016.1255338


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