Sean Gorman

Professor

1980 …2017

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Professor Sean Gorman was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences in 2009 and holds the Chair in Pharmaceutical Microbiology. He was Head of the School of Pharmacy from 2002. Professor Gorman established the Medical Devices and Implants Group in 1985 seeking development of biocompatible, bioactive biomaterials resistant to bacterial infection. His fundamental and developmental research programmes interface with the international medical device industry. Professor Gorman has been a founder/director of two ‘spin-out’ companies backed by DTI funding and a Medical Polymers Research Institute (MPRI) was established through substantial EU funding.

He is the author of more than 250 scientific publications and patents and is an editor of two textbooks. ‘Pharmaceutical Microbiology’ is the standard textbook for the subject area with a Chinese translated edition. He is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society and has been a member of several bodies including the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of NI, the British Pharmacopoeia Commission Panel of Experts and the UK Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) Pharmacy Panel. He serves on several journal editorial boards and the EPSRC Peer Review College. He is Visiting Professor at three Chinese universities and lectures worldwide on his research area. He was appointed CBE in 2010 for services to healthcare and pharmaceutical microbiology.

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Research Output

Comparison of in vitro and human haptic assessments for evaluation of surface lubricity

Irwin, N., McCoy, C., Corbett, D., Gorman, S. & McCullough, A., 20 Apr 2017.

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Photochemically controlled drug dosing from a polymeric scaffold

Donnelly, L., Hardy, J. G., Gorman, S. P., Jones, D. S., Irwin, N. J. & McCoy, C. P., 15 May 2017, In : Molecular Pharmaceutics. 8 p.

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    Eradication and phenotypic tolerance of Burkholderia cenocepacia biofilms exposed to atmospheric pressure non-thermal plasma.

    Alshraiedeh, N. H., Higginbotham, S., Flynn, P. B., Alkawareek, M. Y., Tunney, M. M., Gorman, S. P., Graham, W. G. & Gilmore, B. F., Jun 2016, In : International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 47, 6, p. 446-450 5 p.

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  • 9 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 11 Research and Teaching at External Organisation
    • 2 Membership of external research organisation
    • 1 PGT external examination

    University of Birmingham

    Sean Gorman (Chair)
    2011 → …

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    University of Dundee

    Sean Gorman (Visitor)
    2008

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    Trinity College Dublin

    Sean Gorman (Visitor)
    2008 → …

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    Cardiff University

    Sean Gorman (Visitor)
    2007 → …

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    University of Jordan

    Sean Gorman (Chair)
    2006 → …

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation