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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Open to PhD applications in the field of peptide-based materials (hydrogels and nanotubes), sustained and targeted drug delivery (long-acting drug delivery systems to improve patient adherence to medicines), biomaterials, antimicrobial peptides.

20082020

Research output per year

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Research Output

Peptide nanomaterials for drug delivery applications

Pentlavalli, S., Coulter, S. & Laverty, G., 23 Mar 2020, In : Current Protein and Peptide Science. 21, 4, p. 401 - 412 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Tuning the Antimicrobial Activity of Low Molecular Weight Hydrogels Using Dopamine Autoxidation

Cross, E., Coulter, S., Fuentes-Capparrós, A., McAulay, K., Schweins, R., Laverty, G. & Adams, D., 10 Jun 2020, In : Chemical Communications. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Downloads (Pure)
2019

An initiative to enhance entrepreneurial skills among undergraduate pharmacy students

McCarthy, S., Finnegan, P., Barrett, G., Pope, A. & Laverty, G., 07 Feb 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Investigating the in vivo antimicrobial activity of a self-assembling peptide hydrogel using a Galleria mellonella infection model

McCloskey, A. P., Lee, M., Megaw, J., McEvoy, J., Coulter, S. M., Pentlavalli, S. & Laverty, G., 04 Feb 2019, In : ACS Omega. 4, 2, p. 2584-2589

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)

Self-assembling peptide-mimetic hydrogels as long-acting delivery platforms for HIV prevention

Coulter, S., Pentlavalli, S. & Laverty, G., 13 Mar 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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42 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Biocompatibility of Naphthalene Lysine Conjugated Peptides With Stro-1 Positive DPSCs

Afami, M., El Karim, I., Laverty, G., About, I. & Lundy, F., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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1 Citation (Scopus)
72 Downloads (Pure)

Multifunctional ultrashort peptide hydrogels as matrices for chronic wound healing

Coulter, S., Pentlavalli, S., Porter, S. & Laverty, G., 05 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Multifunctional Ultrashort Peptide Hydrogels for Chronic Wound Healing

Coulter, S., Pentlavalli, S., Porter, S. & Laverty, G., 25 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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Peptide nanomaterials as future antimicrobial technologies

Laverty, G., Jan 2018, In : Future microbiology. 13, 1, p. 5–7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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2 Citations (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)

Peptide nanotubes-a drug delivery vector with anti-biofilm activity

Porter, S., McCarthy, H., Coulter, S., Pentlavalli, S., Thompson, T. & Laverty, G., 05 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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13 Citations (Scopus)
196 Downloads (Pure)

Stimuli-Responsive Biomolecular Hydrogels for Medical Applications

Laverty, G., 18 Apr 2018, Hydrogels: Design, Synthesis & Application in Drug Delivery & Regenerative Medicine. CRC Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Ultrashort self-assembled peptide nanotubes for drug delivery

Porter, S., McCarthy, H., Coulter, S. & Laverty, G., 25 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Ultrashort Self-Assembling Peptide Hydrogel for the Treatment of Fungal Infections

Albadr, A. A., Coulter, S. M., Porter, S. L., Thakur, R. R. S. & Laverty, G., 22 May 2018, In : Gels. 4, 2, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Using ultrashort lipopeptide C12-OOWW-NH2 as an antifungal agent to treat fungal keratitis

Albadr, A., Thakur, R., Gilmore, B. & Laverty, G., 05 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2017
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8 Citations (Scopus)
172 Downloads (Pure)

Antimicrobial Peptides as Hydrogels for Tissue Regeneration and Repair

Laverty, G., 09 Oct 2017, Peptides and proteins as biomaterials for tissue regeneration and repair. Barbosa, M. A. & Martins, C. (eds.). Elsevier

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Multifunctional Peptide Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Laverty, G., 11 Jul 2017. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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106 Downloads (Pure)

Self-assembled peptide nanotubes for drug delivery

Porter, S., McCarthy, H. & Laverty, G., 10 Aug 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

226 Downloads (Pure)

Ultrashort self-assembling Fmoc-peptide gelators for anti-infective biomaterial applications

McCloskey, A. P., Draper, E. R., Gilmore, B. F. & Laverty, G., 17 Feb 2017, In : Journal of peptide science. 23, 2, p. 131-140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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14 Citations (Scopus)
407 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Complementarity of Assessment Methods in Level 2 MPharm Extemporaneous Formulation and Dispensing

Barry, J., Belaid, L., Cooper, J., Hanna, L-A., Hughes, F., Laverty, G., McCague, P., McEvoy, S., McPhillips, H., Overell, A., Parsons, C. & Donnelly, R., 23 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Non-thermal Plasma Exposure Rapidly Attenuates Bacterial AHL-Dependent Quorum Sensing and Virulence.

Flynn, P., Busetti, A., Wielogorska, E., Chevallier, O. P., Elliott, C. T., Laverty, G., Gorman, S., Graham, W. G. & Gilmore, B. F., 31 May 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 26320.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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26 Citations (Scopus)
230 Downloads (Pure)

Peptide Therapeutics and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Barriers Encountered Translating from the Laboratory to Patients

Rafferty, J., Nagaraj, H., McCloskey, A. P., Huwaitat, R., Porter, S., Albadr, A. & Laverty, G., 31 Dec 2016, In : Current Medical Chemistry. 23, 37, p. 4231-4259 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Potential strategies for the eradication of multi-drug resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections

Huwaitat, R., McCloskey, A. P., Gilmore, B. F. & Laverty, G., Jul 2016, In : Future microbiology. 11, 7, p. 955-972

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Citations (Scopus)
1111 Downloads (Pure)

Self-assembling Ultrashort NSAID-Peptide Nanosponges: Multifunctional Antimicrobial and Anti-inflammatory Materials

McCloskey, A. P., Gilmore, S. M., Zhou, J., Draper, E. R., Porter, S., Gilmore, B., Xu, B. & Laverty, G., 05 Dec 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 115, p. 114738-114749 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Citations (Scopus)
474 Downloads (Pure)

Ultrashort NSAID-conjugated Peptides as Bifunctional Nanomaterials

McCloskey, A., Sophie, G., Gilmore, B. & Laverty, G., 22 Mar 2016. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Ultrashort Peptides as Bifunctional Nanomaterials

McCloskey, A., Gilmore, S., Porter, S., Gilmore, B. & Laverty, G., 15 Mar 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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Ultrashort Self-assembled Peptides for Biomaterial Applications

Laverty, G., 16 Mar 2016. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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95 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Anti-biofilm activity of ultrashort cinnamic acid peptide derivatives against medical device-related pathogens

Laverty, G., McCloskey, A. P., Gorman, S. P. & Gilmore, B. F., Oct 2015, In : Journal of peptide science. 21, 10, p. 770-778 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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10 Citations (Scopus)
368 Downloads (Pure)

Antimicrobial Efficacy of an Innovative Emulsion of Medium Chain Triglycerides against Canine and Feline Periodontopathogens

Laverty, G., Gilmore, B. F., Jones, D. S., Coyle, L., Folan, M. & Breathnach, R., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Small Animal Practice. 56, 4, p. 253-263 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
420 Downloads (Pure)

Biofilm Eradication Kinetics of the Ultrashort Lipopeptide C12-OOWW-NH2 Utilizing a Modified MBEC Assay™

Laverty, G., Gorman, S. P. & Gilmore, B. F., May 2015, In : Chemical Biology & Drug Design. 85, 5, p. 645–652 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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8 Citations (Scopus)
263 Downloads (Pure)
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10 Citations (Scopus)
779 Downloads (Pure)

Eradication of Resistant Biofilm Forming Medical Device Related Pathogens by Ultrashort Self-assembled Peptide Nanomaterials

Laverty, G., McCloskey, A., Gilmore, B., Zhou, J. & Xu, B., 03 Mar 2015. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Fulfilling the 3Rs: Galleria mellonella as an In Vivo Model to Assess the Antimicrobial Efficacy of Self-assembling Peptide Hydrogels

McCloskey, A., Lee, M., McCallion, J., Gartland, K., Gilmore, B. & Laverty, G., 07 Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Self-assembled Fmoc Peptide Hydrogels as Potential Antimicrobials

McCloskey, A., Glass, E., Catterson, P., Gilmore, B. & Laverty, G., 02 Mar 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Self-assembling Ultrashort Cationic Peptides as Dual Antimicrobial and Anti-inflammatory Nanomaterials

McCloskey, A., Gilmore, S., Gilmore, B. & Laverty, G., 02 Mar 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

The use of water soluble mucoadhesive gels for the intravesical delivery of epirubicin to the bladder for the treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

Chatta, D., Cottrell, L., Burnett, B., Laverty, G. & McConville, C., Oct 2015, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 67, 10, p. 1355-1362 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
501 Downloads (Pure)