Book Chapters

  1. Bray L.J., George K.A., Suzuki S., Chirila T.V. and Harkin D.G. Fabrication of a corneal-limbal tissue substitute using silk fibroin In Methods in regeneration of the cornea, ed. B. Wright, C. Connon, Humana Press Ltd, New York, 2013, pp.165-178.

Journal Articles

  1. Armitage W.J., Ashford P., Crow B., Dahl P., DeMatteo J., Distler P., Gopinathan U., Madden P.W., Mannis M.J., Moffatt S.L., Ponzin D. and Tan D.: Standard terminology and labeling of ocular tissue for transplantation. Cornea, 32: 725-728 (2013).
  2. Aujla J.S., Lee G.A., Vincent S.J. and Thomas R.: Incidence of hypotony and sympathetic ophthalmia following trans-scleral cyclophotocoagulation for glaucoma and a report of risk factors. Clin. Experiment. Ophthalmol., 41: 761-772 (2013).
  3. Bray L.J., Suzuki S., Harkin D.G. and Chirila T.V.: Incorporation of exogenous rgd peptide and inter-species blending as strategies for enhancing human corneal limbal epithelial cell growth on bombyx mori silk fibroin membranes. J. Funct. Biomater., 4: 74-88 (2013).
  4. Chirila T.V., Suzuki S., Bray L.J., Barnett N.L. and Harkin D.G.: Evaluation of silk sericin as a biomaterial: In vitro growth of human corneal limbal epithelial cells on bombyx mori sericin membranes. Prog. Biomater., 2: #14 (2013).
  5. Chirila T.V., Nann T., Toimil-Molares M.E. and Trautmann C.: Nanopores in track-etched polymer membranes as substitutes for the tight junctions in a novel concept of an artificial corneal endothelium. GSI Sci. Rep. 2012, 2013-1: 412 (2013).
  6. Christian P.G., Harkin D.G., Rayner C. and Schmid K.L.: Comparative effects of posterior eye cup tissues from myopic and hyperopic chick eyes on cultured scleral fibroblasts. Exp. Eye Res., 107: 11-20 (2013).
  7. George K.A., Shadforth A.M., Chirila T.V., Laurent M.J., Stephenson S.A., Edwards G.A., Madden P.W., Hutmacher D.W. and Harkin D.G.: Effect of the sterilization method on the properties of bombyx mori silk fibroin films. Mater.Sci.Eng. C, 33: 668-674 (2013).
  8. Harkin D.G., Apel A.J., Di Girolamo N., Watson S., Brown K., Daniell M.D., McGhee J.J. and McGhee C.N.: Current status and future prospects for cultured limbal tissue transplants in Australia and New Zealand. Clin. Experiment. Ophthalmol., 41: 272-281 (2013).
  9. Hirst L.W.: Other considerations in pterygium surgery. Ophthalmology, 120: e60 (2013).
  10. Hirst L.W.: Pterygium extended removal followed by extended conjunctival transplant: but on which eye? Cornea, 32: 799-802 (2013).
  11. Hogerheyde T.A., Stephenson S.A., Harkin D.G., Bray L.J., Madden P.W., Woolf M.I. and Richardson N.A.: Evaluation of eph receptor and ephrin expression within the human cornea and limbus. Exp. Eye Res., 107: 110-120 (2013).
  12. Khamar M.B., Vasavada V., Shah S.K., Trivedi R.H. and Thomas R.: Assessment of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness using scanning laser polarimetry (gdx vcc) in normal indian children. Indian J. Ophthalmol., 61: 728-733 (2013).
  13. Lee A., Anderson A.R., Stevens M.G., Beasley S., Barnett N.L. and Pow D.V.: Excitatory amino acid transporter 5 is widely expressed in peripheral tissues. Eur. J. Histochem., 57: e11 (2013).
  14. Lee I.J., Maccheron L.J. and Kwan A.S.: Intravitreal bevacizumab in the treatment of peripapillary choroidal neovascular membrane secondary to idiopathic intracranial hypertension. J. Neuroophthalmol., 33: 155-157 (2013).
  15. Lin Z, Liang Y, Wang N, Li S, Mou D, Fan S, Sun S, Tang X, Thomas R.: Peripheral anterior synechia reduce extent of angle wideng after laser peripheral iridotomy in eyes with primary angle closure. J. Glaucoma, 22: 374 - 9 (2013).

  16. Paterson S.M., Casadio Y.S., Brown D.H., Shaw J.A., Chirila T.V. and Baker M.V.: Laser scanning confocal microscopy versus scanning electron microscopy for characterization of polymer morphology: Sample preparation drastically distorts morphologies of poly(2- hydroxyethyl methacrylate)-based hydrogels. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 127: 4296-4304 (2013).

  17. Paterson S.M., Shadforth A.M.A., Shaw J.A., Brown D.H., Chirila T.V. and Baker M.V.: Improving the cellular invasion into phema sponges by incorporation of the rgd peptide ligand: The use of copolymerization as a means to functionalize phema sponges. Mat. Sci.Eng. C, 33: 4917-4922 (2013).

  18. Suzuki S. and Ikada Y.: Sealing effects of cross-linked gelatin. J. Biomater. Appl., 27: 801-810 (2013).

  19. Thomas R. and Mengersen K.: Is the observed lowering of IOP due to treatment? Indian J. Ophthalmol., 61: 119-121 (2013).

  20. Thomas R. and Walland M.J.: Management algorithms for primary angle closure disease. Clin. Experiment. Ophthalmol., 41: 282-292 (2013).

  21. Tsujimoto H., Tanzawa A., Matoba M., Hashimoto A., Suzuki S., Morita S., Ikada Y. and Hagiwara A.: The anti-adhesive effect of thermally cross-linked gelatin film and its influence on the intestinal anastomosis in canine models. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. B Appl. Biomater., 101: 99-109 (2013).

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