Group members and collaborators

Current group members

Rachel Foulkes

Rachel Foulkes
Rachel Foulkes is an MPhil student with a degree in Chemistry. Her research is to develop antimicrobial metallic nanoparticles for cancer therapy.

Jenan Al-Ameri

Jenan Al-Ameri
Jenan Al-Ameri is in the final year of her PhD studies in the group. Her project is focused on the fabrication of theranostic agents in the controlled delivery of doxorubicin for pancreatic cancer therapy.

Mohsen Ali Asgari

Mohsen Ali Asgari
Mohsen Ali Asgari is a chemist from Iran. He is currently in his final year of PhD studies within the group. His project concerns the fabrication of novel hybrid nanoparticles for cancer therapeutics.

Tahani Jihad

Tahani Jihad
Tahani Jihad is a final year PhD student working on 'Diversity in Glycodendrimeric Calix[4]resorcinarenes for Drug Delivery'. This is a continuation of a previous project which looks at the role of carbohydrates in drug delivery.

May Abdulrahman

May Abdulrahman
May Abdulrahman is a final year PhD student working on 'Drug Solubilisation and Delivery using Novel Nanocarriers' in which she will be using charged calixarenes to solubilise hydrophobic drug molecules.

Past group members

Ali Taha Alsuraifi

Ali Taha Alsuraifi
Ali Taha Alsuraifi successfully defended his thesis on the design and synthesis of novel polymeric systems for thermoresposnive drug delivery in June 2018. Ali has returned to the College of Dentistry, University of Basra where he works as a lecturer

Wejdan Al Sakarchi

Wejdan Al Sakarchi
Wejdan Al Sakarchi successfully defended her thesis on the effect of cyctochrome c delivery on the rate of apoptosis experience in liver cancer using chemotherapeutic agents in April 2018. Wejdan has returned to her Home Institution in Mosul, Iraq where she works as a Lecturer within the School of Pharmacy.

Dr Darren Moss

Dr Darren Moss
Dr Darren Moss moved from Keele University to Janssen Pharmaceutica, Belgium in 2018. He remains a close friend of the group.

Dr Mohanad Alfahad

Dr Mohanad Alfahad
Dr Mohanad Alfahad successfully defended his PhD thesis in 2018. Mohanad has returned to his Home Institution in Mosul, Iraq where he is a Lecturer within the School of Chemistry.

Dr Ade Oluwasanmi

Dr Ade Oluwasanmi
Dr Ade Oluwasanmi successfully defended his PhD in 2017. Ade has moved onto working for a drug contract synthesis company in Manchester.

Vaibhav Khare

Vaibhav Khare
Vaibhav Khare joined our group for 6 months in 2015 on a Newton Bhabha Fellowship. Vaibhav worked on Polymer Drug conjugates for Pancreatic Cancer treatment. Vaibhav has returned to India where successfully defended his thesis and he is currently working for GVK Biosciences.

Maryam Malekigorji

Maryam Malekigorji
Maryam Malekigorji was the first PhD completion from the Nanopharmaceutics group in 2015. Maryam is a Pharmacist by training in her home country of Iran. Her project focussed on the use of hybrid gold-iron oxide hybrid nanoparticles for delivery of anticancer therapeutics. Maryam has now working as a Lecturer in the CMU-Queen's University Joint College (CQC), China Medical University, Shenyang.

Collaborators

Professor Paul Kong Thoo Lin

Professor Paul Kong Thoo Lin

  • Robert Gordon University
Professor Cameron Alexander

Professor Cameron Alexander

  • University of Nottingham
Professor Toby Bruce

Professor Toby Bruce

  • Keele University
Professor William Kirk

Professor William Kirk

  • Keele University
Professor Fatima de Silva

Professor Fatima de Silva

  • USFCAR
Professor Neil Telling

Professor Neil Telling

  • Keele University
Professor Melissa Mather

Professor Melissa Mather

  • University of Nottingham
Dr Regiane Christina

Dr Regiane Christina

  • UNESP
Dr Paul Roach

Dr Paul Roach

  • Loughborough University
Dr Helen Price

Dr Helen Price

  • Keele University
Dr Martin Lees

Dr Martin Lees

  • University of Warwick
Dr Mariana Gueorguieva

Dr Mariana Gueorguieva

  • University of Dundee
Dr Alan Richardson

Dr Alan Richardson
Reader in Pharmacology

Dr Gavin Miller

Dr Gavin Miller

  • Keele University
Dr Frankie Rawson

Dr Frankie Rawson

  • University of Nottingham
Dr Mark Skidmore

Dr Mark Skidmore

  • Keele University
Dr Andrew Lunn

Dr Andrew Lunn

  • University of Central Lancashire
Dr Dimitrios Lamprou

Dr Dimitrios Lamprou

  • Queens University Belfast
Dr Neill Liptrott

Dr Neill Liptrott

  • University of Liverpool
Mr Chris Halloran

Mr Chris Halloran

  • University of Liverpool
Dr Mark Platt

Dr Mark Platt

  • Loughborough University
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