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Feasibility study to assess the delivery of a lifestyle intervention (TreatWELL) for patients with colorectal cancer undergoing potentially curative treatment

Journal Article
Macleod, M., Steele, R. J. C., O’Carroll, R. E., Wells, M., Campbell, A., Sugden, J. A., …Anderson, A. S. (2018)
Feasibility study to assess the delivery of a lifestyle intervention (TreatWELL) for patients with colorectal cancer undergoing potentially curative treatment. BMJ Open, 8, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021117
Objectives To assess the feasibility of delivering and evaluating a lifestyle programme for patients with colorectal cancer undergoing potentially curative treatments. Study ...

Diurnal Variation in Physiological and Immune Responses to Endurance Sport in Highly Trained Runners in a Hot and Humid Environment

Journal Article
Boukelia, Z., Gomes, E. C., & Florida-James, G. D. (2018)
Diurnal Variation in Physiological and Immune Responses to Endurance Sport in Highly Trained Runners in a Hot and Humid Environment. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3402143
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to investigate the physiological and immunological response of highly trained runners to an intense bout of exercise performed at two di...

Is there an association between airborne and surface microbes in the critical care environment?

Journal Article
Smith, J., Adams, C., King, M., Noakes, C., Robertson, C., & Dancer, S. (2018)
Is there an association between airborne and surface microbes in the critical care environment?. Journal of Hospital Infection, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.04.003
Background There are few data and no accepted standards for air quality in the intensive care unit (ICU). Any relationship between airborne pathogens and hospital-acquired inf...

How Does a Photocatalytic Antimicrobial Coating Affect Environmental Bioburden in Hospitals?

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Reid, M., Whatley, V., Spooner, E., Nevill, A. M., Cooper, M., Ramsden, J. J., & Dancer, S. J. (2018)
How Does a Photocatalytic Antimicrobial Coating Affect Environmental Bioburden in Hospitals?. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(4), 398-404. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2017.297
BACKGROUND The healthcare environment is recognized as a source for healthcare-acquired infection. Because cleaning practices are often erratic and always intermittent, we hyp...

Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men

Journal Article
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R., Cranston, I., Ingram, L., Wright, G. P., …Florida-James, G. D. (2018)
Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 314(3), 392-402. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00592.2017
Ageing is associated with a dysfunctional endothelial phenotype, as well as reduced angiogenic capabilities. Exercise exerts beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system, p...

Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Requires an Ethical Approach

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Parsonage, B., Hagglund, P. K., Keogh, L., Wheelhouse, N., Brown, R. E., & Dancer, S. J. (2017)
Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Requires an Ethical Approach. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.02124
Ethical behavior encompasses actions that benefit both self and society. This means that tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) becomes an ethical obligation, because the pro...

Mirror, mirror on the wall...: Appearance Distress in Dermatology – An overlooked parameter?

Journal Article
Chouliara, Z. (2017)
Mirror, mirror on the wall...: Appearance Distress in Dermatology – An overlooked parameter?. Dermatological Nursing, 16(3), 8-8
No abstract available. Editorial.

Hepatitis C in a new therapeutic era: Recontextualising the lived experience

Journal Article
Whiteley, D., Whittaker, A., Elliott, L., & Cunningham-Burley, S. (2017)
Hepatitis C in a new therapeutic era: Recontextualising the lived experience. Journal of Clinical Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14083
Aims and Objectives To explore the experience of adults living with hepatitis C in a new era of interferon-free treatment. Background Hepatitis C is a leading cause of morbidi...

Variation in hospital cleaning practice and process in Australian hospitals: A structured mapping exercise

Journal Article
Mitchell, B. G., Farrington, A., Allen, M., Gardner, A., Hall, L., Barnett, A. G., …Graves, N. (2017)
Variation in hospital cleaning practice and process in Australian hospitals: A structured mapping exercise. Infection, Disease & Health, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2017.08.001
Background The purpose of this paper is to highlight the range of cleaning practices and processes in 11 Australian hospitals and to discuss the challenges this variation pose...

Herd-level prevalence of selected endemic infectious diseases of dairy cows in Great Britain

Journal Article
Velasova, M., Damaso, A., Prakashbabu, B. C., Gibbons, J., Wheelhouse, N., Longbottom, D., …Guitian, J. (2017)
Herd-level prevalence of selected endemic infectious diseases of dairy cows in Great Britain. Journal of Dairy Science, 100(11), 9215-9233. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11863
To implement appropriate and effective disease control programs at national level, up-to-date and unbiased information on disease frequency is needed. The aim of this study w...

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False webs: Network to address the misinformation pandemic

2023 - 2025
Fake news (inaccurate information) peaked during the pandemic with around 46 000 daily Twitter posts containing false information (Lupi, 2020). In Europe over 70% people regularly encounter fake news ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,931

Development of an in vitro suppression assay to assess functionality of therapeutic regulatory T cell for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

2023 - 2024
MRS Summer Studentship for ENU Undergrad student Martin Swapp - 8 weeks in duration over summer 2023
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £3,030

Medical Research Scotland Vacation Scholarship

2022 - 2023
Investigating the anti-metastatic potential of Honokiol by attenuating KISS1/ KISS1R signaling
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £2,160

Exploiting micofluidic devices for physiologically relavent drug screening against human pathogens

2022 - 2022
Undergraduate student summer project (8 weeks)
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £2,160

Enhancing the stability and the delivery of lactoferrin for prevention and/or treatment of covid-19 respiratory disease.

2022 - 2023
Lactoferrin (LF) is a glycoprotein which is widely contained in many secretory fluids, mainly milk but also saliva, tears, and nasal secretions. Many scientific reports supported an application of thi...
Funder: Royal Society | Value: £17,494

Does Residual Beta Cell Function and Exercise Offer Synergistic Protection Against Hyperglycaemic Induced Circulating Vasoprotective Dysfunction in Type 1 Diabetes?

2021 - 2022
For people with T1D, exercise is beneficial, potentially reducing the progression of diabetes-related complications. Many people (up to 80%) with T1D still release small amounts of insulin together wi...
Funder: Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation

TB/COVID-19 co-infections within a 3D in vitro imaging system

2021 - 2022
TB/COVID-19 co-infections within a 3D in vitro imaging system
Funder: Animal Free Research UK | Value: £500

Developing an adoptive regulatory T cell therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

2021 - 2024
The immune system contains a balance of cells that turn responses ‘on’ and those that turn it ‘off’. When this balance breaks down, inappropriate immune responses can attack healthy tissue...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £229,020

Host Defence Peptides as novel modulators of autophagy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

2019 - 2022
Increasing numbers of patients are diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) each year, both in the United Kingdom and worldwide. Most drugs in current use for the treatment of IBD target the im...
Funder: The Daphne Jackson Trust | Value: £83,167

EEID travel award: Understanding transmission dynamics for bacterial zoonoses in humans, goats and camels among pastoral communities in Northern Kenya

2019 - 2019
EEID travel award: Understanding transmission dynamics for bacterial zoonoses in humans, goats and camels among pastoral communities in Northern Kenya
Funder: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council | Value: £1,960