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Research interests

My current research focuses on biological modelling specific to the anterior eye, aiming to deepen our understanding of cellular pathways and their responses to various stimuli and environmental challenges. By employing a mix of methodologies, including electrophysiology, flow cytometry, and diverse biological modelling techniques, I aim to unravel the complexities of cellular responses. This exploration holds the potential to guide the development of ocular drug delivery systems.

Previously, I conducted a research project on optoelectronic nanomaterials for biomedical applications within the field of biomaterials tailored for ophthalmic environments. My investigation involved novel approaches to developing a variable focus lens system by harnessing the dielectric anisotropy of liquid crystals and leveraging the optoelectronic properties of two-dimensional transition metal carbides and/or nitrides known as MXenes.

Supervisory Interests

I have been involved in the supervision, mentoring, and training of final-year and master's students exploring biomaterials, targeted therapeutics, and biological assays.

MRes Supervision - Faye Abdullah (2023-present) - "Ophthalmic medical devices to treat oxidative stress at the anterior eye by sustained delivery of radical scavengers" 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, A new class of Two-Dimensional Optoelectronic Materials in Accommodating Intraocular Lens Design, University of Brighton

1 Oct 201730 Mar 2022

Award Date: 4 Jul 2022

Master, Forensic Science , Staffordshire University

1 Oct 201117 Jun 2015

Award Date: 17 Jun 2015

Master, Forensic Science, Staffordshire University

1 Oct 201117 Jun 2015

Award Date: 17 Jun 2015

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