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I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Bioresorbable Biomaterials, processing, evaluation and optimising - Tissue Scaffold fabrication methods - Orthopaedic fixation devices - Biodegradable polymers

19982020

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2020
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34 Downloads (Pure)
2019
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138 Downloads (Pure)
2018

A UV-Vis Spectroscopic Method for Monitoring of Additive Particle Properties during Polymer Compounding

Whitaker, D. A., Buchanan, F., Billham, M. & McAfee, M., 15 Mar 2018, In : Polymer Testing. 67

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1 Citation (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)

Blueprints for the Next Generation of Bioinspired and Biomimetic Mineralised Composites for Bone Regeneration

Walsh, P., Matthew Julius, Clarke, S., Fee, K. & Buchanan, F., 20 Aug 2018, In : Marine Drugs. p. 288 14 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
172 Downloads (Pure)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
109 Downloads (Pure)
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3 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)
2017
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11 Citations (Scopus)
306 Downloads (Pure)

Low Temperature Gamma Sterilisation of a Bioresorbable Polymer, PLGA

Davison, L., Themistou, E., Buchanan, F. & Cunningham, E., 13 Sep 2017, In : Radiation Physics and Chemistry. p. 1-9

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4 Citations (Scopus)
289 Downloads (Pure)

Surrogate Outcome Measures of In Vitro Osteoclast Resorption of β Tricalcium Phosphate

Clarke, S. A., Martin, J., Nelson, J., Hornez, J-C., Bohner, M., Dunne, N. & Buchanan, F., 11 Jan 2017, In : Advanced Healthcare Materials. 6, 1, 10 p., 1600947.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
189 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Biocompatibility of Calcium Phosphate Bone Cement with Optimised Mechanical Properties: An In Vivo Study

Palmer, I., Nelson, J., Schatton, W., Dunne, N. J., Buchanan, F. & Clarke, S. A., 14 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 27, 191, 10 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
352 Downloads (Pure)

Osteogenic cell response to 3-D hydroxyapatite scaffolds developed via replication of natural marine sponges

Clarke, S. A., Choi, S. Y., McKechnie, M., Burke, G., Dunne, N., Walker, G., Cunningham, E. & Buchanan, F., Feb 2016, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 27, 2, p. 1-11 11 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
281 Downloads (Pure)

The double torsion test for evaluation of fracture toughness of PLLA bioresorbable polymer during degradation

Viana, M. & Buchanan, F., 02 Nov 2016, In : SCIREA Journal of Materials. 1, 1, p. 37-49 13 p.

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78 Downloads (Pure)
2015
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15 Citations (Scopus)
272 Downloads (Pure)

Interlaboratory studies on in vitro test methods for estimating in vivo resorption of calcium phosphate ceramics

Ito, A., Sogo, Y., Yamazaki, A., Aizawa, M., Osaka, A., Hayakawa, S., Kikuchi, M., Yamashita, K., Tanaka, Y., Tadokoro, M., Ágata de Sena, L., Buchanan, F., Ohgushi, H. & Bohner, M., 2015, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 25, p. 347-355

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11 Citations (Scopus)
222 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Experimental and Computational Approach Investigating Burst Fracture Augmentation Using PMMA and Calcium Phosphate Cements

Tarsuslugil, S. M., O'Hara, R. M., Dunne, N. J., Buchanan, F. J., Orr, J. F., Barton, D. C. & Wilcox, R. K., Apr 2014, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 42, 4, p. 751-762 12 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
230 Downloads (Pure)

Irradiation of bioresorbable biomaterials for controlled surface degradation

Simpson, M., Gilmore, B. F., Miller, A., Helt-Hansen, J. & Buchanan, F. J., 2014, In : Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 94, p. 211-216 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
213 Downloads (Pure)
101 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Development of calcium phosphate cement for the augmentation of traumatically fractured porcine specimens using vertebroplasty

Tarsuslugil, S. M., O'Hara, R. M., Dunne, N. J., Buchanan, F. J., Orr, J. F., Barton, D. C. & Wilcox, R. K., 22 Feb 2013, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 46, 4, p. 711-715

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23 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of Heat Treatment on the Mechanical and Degradation Properties of 3D-Printed Calcium-Sulphate-Based Scaffolds

Zhou, Z., Mitchell, C. A., Buchanan, F. J. & Dunne, N. J., 2013, In : ISRN Biomaterials. 2013, 10 p., 750720.

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290 Downloads (Pure)
2012

Development of a bovine collagen-apatitic calcium phosphate cement for potential fracture treatment through vertebroplasty

O'Hara, R. M., Orr, J. F., Buchanan, F. J., Wilcox, R. K., Barton, D. C. & Dunne, N. J., Nov 2012, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 8, 11, p. 4043-4052 10 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of a suitable sterilisation method for collagen derived from a marine Demosponge

Palmer, I., Clarke, S. A., Nelson, J., Schatton, W., Dunne, N. J. & Buchanan, F., 2012, In : International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials. 4, 2, p. 148-163 16 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
987 Downloads (Pure)

The potential of electron beam radiation for simultaneous surface modification and bioresorption control of PLLA

Cairns, M-L., Dickson, G. R., Orr, J. F., Farrar, D., Hardacre, C., Sa, J., Lemoine, P., Mughal, M. Z. & Buchanan, F. J., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 100A, 9, p. 2223-2229 7 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2011
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180 Downloads (Pure)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative Characterisation of 3-D Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds Developed via Replication of Synthetic Polymer Foams and Natural Marine Sponges

Cunningham, E., Dunne, N., Clarke, S., Choi, S. Y., Walker, G., Wilcox, R., Unger, R. E., Buchanan, F. & Kirkpatrick, C. J., 22 Jul 2011, In : Journal of Tissue Science & Engineering. S1, 001, p. 1-9 9 p.

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Designs from the deep: Marine organisms for bone tissue engineering

Clarke, S. A., Walsh, P., Maggs, C. A. & Buchanan, F., Nov 2011, In : Biotechnology Advances. 29, 6, p. 610-617 8 p.

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54 Citations (Scopus)
403 Downloads (Pure)

Through-thickness control of polymer bioresorption via electron beam irradiation

Cairns, M-L., Sykes, A., Dickson, G. R., Orr, J. F., Farrar, D., Dumba, A. & Buchanan, F. J., Feb 2011, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 7, 2, p. 548-557 10 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)
2010
30 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Hydroxyapatite bone substitutes developed via replication of natural marine sponges

Cunningham, E., Dunne, N., Walker, G., Maggs, C., Wilcox, R. & Buchanan, F., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21 (8), 8, p. 2255-2261 7 p.

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Optimisation of the mechanical and handling properties of an injectable calcium phosphate cement

O'Hara, R., Buchanan, F., Orr, J., Wilcox, R., Barton, D. & Dunne, N., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21 (8), p. 2299-2305 7 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of calcium deficient hydroxyapatite-polyglycolic acid composites: An in vitro study

Dunne, N., Jack, V., O'Hara, R., Farrar, D. & Buchanan, F., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21 , 8, p. 2263-2270

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Sintering of biphasic calcium phosphates

Brown, O., McAfee, M., Clarke, S. A. & Buchanan, F., 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21, p. 2271-2279 9 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Accelerated degradation behaviour of poly(epsilon-caprolactone) via melt blending with poly(aspartic acid-co-lactide) (PAL)

Little, U., Buchanan, F., Harkin-Jones, E., McCaigue, M., Farrar, D. & Dickson, G., Feb 2009, In : Polymer Degradation and Stability. 94, 2, p. 213-220 8 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Surface modification of poly(ε-caprolactone) using a dielectric barrier discharge in atmospheric pressure glow discharge mode

Little, U., Buchanan, F., Harkin-Jones, E., Graham, B., Fox, B., Boyd, A., Meenan, B. & Dickson, G., Jul 2009, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 5, 6, p. 2025-2032 8 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The modification of PLA and PLGA using electron-beam radiation

Leonard, D. J., Pick, L. T., Farrar, D. F., Dickson, G. R., Orr, J. F. & Buchanan, F. J., 01 Jun 2009, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 89A, 3, p. 567-574 8 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)
2008
3 Citations (Scopus)

Calcium phosphate bioceramic derived from mineralised red algae for bone tissue application by low temperature exchange

Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Walker, G., Dring, M. & Maggs, C., Jun 2008, In : TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A. 14, p. 707-707 1 p.

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Development of composite tissue scaffolds containing naturally sourced mircoporous hydroxyapatite

Kusmanto, F., Walker, G., Gan, Q., Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Dickson, G., McCaigue, M., Maggs, C. & Dring, M., 01 Jun 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 139, 2, p. 398-407 10 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Development Of Composite Tissue Scaffolds Containing Naturally Sourced Mircoporous Hydroxy-Apatite

Kusmanto, F., Walker, G., Gan, Q., Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Dickson, G., McCaigue, M., Maggs, C. & Dring, M., 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 139, p. 398-407 10 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)
17 Citations (Scopus)

Low-pressure synthesis and characterisation of hydroxyapatite derived from mineralise red algae

Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Dring, M., Maggs, C., Bell, S. & Walker, G., 15 Mar 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 137, 1, p. 173-179 7 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Controlled degradation of the bioresorable polymer polycaprolactone

Little, U., Dickson, G., Buchanan, F., Jones, E. H. & Farrar, D., 2007, In : Abstracts Of Papers Of The American Chemical Society. 233

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Short fibre reinforcement of calcium phosphate bone cement

Gallagher, L., Jack, V., Dunne, N. & Buchanan, F., Jan 2007, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 221, 2, p. 203-211 9 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
2006

A Study on the Rate of Degradation of the Bioabsorbable Polymer Polyglycolic Acid (PGA).

Shawe, S., Buchanan, F., Harkin-Jones, E. & Farrar, D., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Materials Science. 41, 15, p. 4832-4838 7 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
2005

The Effect of Patient Gait on the Material Properties of UHMWPE in Hip Replacements

Davey, S. M., Orr, J., Buchanan, F., Bennett, D. & Nixon, J. R., Aug 2005, In : Biomaterials. 26(24), 24, p. 4993-5001 9 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)