PARTNER UNIVERSITY

Nottingham Trent University

Research Areas & Focuses

Centre for Health, Ageing and Understanding Disease (CHAUD)

  1. Development of biofilm models
  2. Antimicrobial efficacy of medical device materials
  3. Novel antimicrobials
  4. Microbiome research
  5. Biofilm development in Helicobacter pylori infections

Medical Technologies and Advanced Materials

    1. Formulation of inks and coatings
    2. Electrostatic spray coating of nanomaterials
    3. Synthesis of nanofibre materials and coatings
    4. Photonic processing (Extreme Ultraviolet to Infra Red) for ablation, surface modification, welding
    5. General coating processes used in device fabrication
    6. 3D printing of medical grade materials

NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY

For enquiries, please contact Samantha Mclean.

Facilities

Centre for Health, Ageing and Understanding Disease (CHAUD)

  • Bacteria and phage culture including microaerobic, anaerobic & bioreactor facilities
  • Biofilm models using Modified Robbins Device and Drip Flow bioreactors
  • Next-generation genomics suite – MiSeq and Nanopore
  • Galleria & tissue culture infection models
  • Microscopy suite – including SEM, TEM & AFM

Medical Technologies and Advanced Materials

  • Electrospinning and Electrospray Facilites
  • R2R coating and photonic processes
  • Robotic coating (Syringe, Spray, Jet, Dip)
  • Extensional rheology
  • 3D Printers (Stereolithography, Fused Deposition, Fused deposition Modelling, Silicone)
  • Speedmixers for Formulation and Grinding

Researchers

Lesley Hoyles, Biosciences / Centre for Health, Ageing and Understanding Disease (CHAUD)
John Hunt, Medical Technologies and Advanced Materials
Samantha Mclean, Biosciences / Centre for Health, Ageing and Understanding Disease (CHAUD)
Bob Stevens, Medical Technologies and Advanced Materials
Jody Winter, Biosciences / Centre for Health, Ageing and Understanding Disease (CHAUD)

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