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    United Kingdom

20042020
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Research Interests

Well-defined polymeric nanostructures

Amphiphilic block copolymer self-assembly

Degradable polymers

Hydrogels

Biomaterials

Polymer-protein interactions

Polymer biomedical applications

Polymeric pharmaceutical formulations

Polymeric matrices for tissue engineering

 

Research opportunities:

Open to PhD applications in the above fields. For PhD enquiries, contact: e.themistou@qub.ac.uk

 

 

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Copolymers Chemical Compounds
Sulfhydryl Compounds Chemical Compounds
Dyes Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2014 2018

Research Output 2004 2020

Drug delivery
Encapsulation
Polyethylene glycols
attachment
delivery

Electrosprayed cysteine-functionalized degradable amphiphilic block copolymer microparticles for low pH-triggered drug delivery

Finnegan, M., Mallon, G., Leach, A. & Themistou, E., 14 Nov 2019, In : Polymer Chemistry. 10, p. 5814-5820

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug delivery
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Block copolymers
Cysteine
Ring opening polymerization

Star polymers with acid-labile diacetal-based cores synthesized by aqueous RAFT polymerization for intracellular DNA delivery

Gibson, T. J., Smyth, P., Semsarilar, M., McCann, A. P., McDaid, W. J., Johnston, M. C., Scott, C. J. & Themistou, E., 05 Jul 2019, In : Polymer Chemistry. 11, 2, p. 344-357 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerization
Stars
Polymers
DNA
Acids
1 Citation (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Targeting triple-negative breast cancer cells using Dengue virus-mimicking pH-responsive framboidal triblock copolymer vesicles

Mable, C. J., Canton, I., Mykhaylyk, O. O., Ustbas Gul, B., Chambon, P., Themistou, E. & Armes, S. P., 14 May 2019, In : Chemical Science. 10, 18, p. 4811-4821

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Viruses
Block copolymers
Cells
Phosphorylcholine
Nanoparticles
3 Citations (Scopus)
74 Downloads (Pure)

Development of amphiphilic block copolymers as silica optical fiber overlayers for BSA protein detection

Petropoulou, A., Gibson, T. J., Themistou, E., Pispas, S. & Riziotis, C., 01 Sep 2018, In : Materials Chemistry and Physics. 216, p. 421-428

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bovine Serum Albumin
block copolymers
albumins
Silicon Dioxide
serums

Activities 2015 2019

  • 2 KTP & Consultancy in kind

MOF Technologies - Queen's University Belfast

Efrosyni Themistou (Advisor)
20192020

Activity: Consultancy typesKTP & Consultancy in kind

Kilwaughter Chemical Co. Ltd - Queen's University Belfast

Efrosyni Themistou (Advisor)
17 Aug 201516 Aug 2017

Activity: Consultancy typesKTP & Consultancy in kind