Publications

Journal Articles

  1. & Gastrointestinal tract 5: the anatomy and functions of the large intestine. Nursing Times 115(10), 50-53.
  2. & Gastrointestinal tract 4: anatomy and role of the jejunum and ileum. Nursing Times 115(9), 41-44.
  3. & Gastrointestinal tract 3: the duodenum, liver and pancreas. Nursing Times 115(8), 56-60.
  4. & Gastrointestinal tract 2: the structure and function of the stomach. Nursing Times 115(7), 43-47.
  5. & Gastrointestinal tract 1: the mouth and oesophagus. Nursing Times 115(6), 53-57.
  6. & Human Growth Factor Homologues, Detected in Externalised Secretions of Medicinal Larvae, Could be Responsible for Maggot-Induced Wound Healing. International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biosciences 6(4), 1-10.
  7. & Effects of bedrest 6: bones, skin, self-concept and self-esteem. Nursing Times 115(5), 56-59.
  8. & Effects of bedrest 5: the muscles, joints and mobility. Nursing Times 115(4), 54-57.
  9. & Effects of Bedrest 4 - Renal, Reproductive and Immune Systems. Nursing Times 115(3), 47-50.
  10. & Effects of Bedrest 3 - Gastrointestinal and Urinary Systems. Nursing Times 115(2), 50-53.
  11. & Effects of bedrest 2: respiratory and haematological systems. Nursing Times 115(1), 44-47.
  12. & Effects of bedrest 1: introduction and the cardiovascular system. Nursing Times 114(2), 55-58.
  13. & What is the optimal treatment time for larval therapy? A study on incubation time and tissue debridement by bagged maggots of the greenbottle fly, Lucilia sericata. International Wound Journal
  14. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 11: the skin.. Nursing Times 113(12), 51-55.
  15. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 10: the musculoskeletal system. Nursing Times 113(11), 60-63.
  16. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 9: the immune system.. Nursing Times 113(10), 42-45.
  17. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 8: the reproductive system. Nursing Times 113(9), 44-47.
  18. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 7: the endocrine system. Nursing Times 113(8), 48-51.
  19. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 6: the eyes and ears. Nursing Times 113(7), 39-42.
  20. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 5: the nervous system. Nursing Times 113(6), 55-58.
  21. & Diabetes management 3: the pathogenesis and management of diabetic foot ulcers. Nursing Times
  22. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 3: the digestive system. Nursing Times
  23. & Diabetes management 2: long-term complications due to poor control. Nursing Times
  24. & Diabetes management 1: disease types, symptoms and diagnosis. Nursing Times
  25. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 2: the respiratory system. Nursing Times 113(3), 53-55.
  26. & Anatomy and physiology of ageing 1: the cardiovascular system. Nursing Times 113(2), 22-24.
  27. Advances in Myiasis Treatment. Health Care: Current Reviews 2016, 4(1)
  28. & Does maggot therapy promote wound healing? The clinical and cellular evidence. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  29. & Detection and partial characterization of antifungal bioactivity from the secretions of the medicinal maggot,Lucilia sericata. Wound Repair and Regeneration 23(3), 361-368.
  30. & The impacts of larval density and protease inhibition on feeding in medicinal larvae of the greenbottle fly Lucilia sericata. Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  31. & TIME management by medicinal larvae. international wound journal
  32. & The role of oxygen-associated therapies for the healing of chronic wounds, particularly in patients with diabetes. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 27(4), 411-418.
  33. & Naturally derived factors and their role in the promotion of angiogenesis for the healing of chronic wounds. Angiogenesis 16(3), 493-502.
  34. & Lucilia sericata Chymotrypsin Disrupts Protein Adhesin-Mediated Staphylococcal Biofilm Formation. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79(4), 1393-1395.
  35. Evidence for larval debridement therapy in wound cleansing and healing. Wounds UK Supplement: LDT:an economic, scientific and clinical evaluation 9(4), 12-16.
  36. & Maximising the Secondary Beneficial Effects of Larval Debridement Therapy. Journal of Wound Care 22(11), 610-616.
  37. & Multiple actions ofLucilia sericatalarvae in hard-to-heal wounds. BioEssays 35(12), 1083-1092.
  38. & Physiological Changes Associated with Aging and Immobility. Journal of Aging Research 2012, 1
  39. & Amino acid derivatives fromLucilia sericataexcretions/secretions may contribute to the beneficial effects of maggot therapy via increased angiogenesis. British Journal of Dermatology 162(3), 554-562.
  40. & Disruption of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms by medicinal maggot Lucilia sericata excretions/secretions. International Journal of Artificial Organs 32(9), 555-564.
  41. & Effects of Bedrest: 1: cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems. Nursing Times 105(21), 16-20.
  42. & Effects of Bedrest: 2: gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal, reproductive and nervous systems.. Nursing Times 105(22), 24-27.
  43. & Effects of Bedrest:3: musculoskeletal and Immune systems, skin and self-perception.. Nursing Times 105(23), 18-22.
  44. & The Lymphatic System : part one – Overview.. Nursing Times 104(13), 52-53.
  45. & The Lymphatic System : part two – The Lymphatic Organs.. Nursing Times 104(14), 26-27.
  46. & The Lymphatic System : part three – The Lymphatic System and Immunity.. Nursing Times 104(15), 22-23.
  47. & The Lymphatic System : part four – Pathophysiology. Nursing Times 104(16), 24-25.
  48. & Genes and Chromosomes: Part One – An Introduction.. Nursing Times 104(23), 22-23.
  49. & Genes and Chromosomes: Part Two – Cell Division and Genetic Diversity.. Nursing Times 104(24), 24-25.
  50. & Genes and Chromosomes: Part Three – Genes, Proteins and Mutations.. Nursing Times 104(25), 26-27.
  51. & Genes and Chromosomes: Part Four – Genetic Anomalies and Disorders.. Nursing Times 104(26), 24-25.
  52. & The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 1 The Cardiovascular System.. Nursing Times 104(31), 26-27.
  53. & The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 2 The Respiratory System.. Nursing Times 104(32), 24-25.
  54. & The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 3 The Digestive System.. Nursing Times 104(33), 22-23.
  55. & The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 5 The Nervous System.. Nursing Times 104(35), 18-19.
  56. & The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 6 The Eye and Ear.. Nursing Times 104(36), 22-23.
  57. & The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 7 The Endocrine System.. Nursing Times 104(45), 24-25.
  58. & The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 8 The Reproductive System.. Nursing Times 104(46), 24-25.
  59. & The Anatomy and Physiology of Ageing. Part 9 The Immune System.. Nursing Times 104(47), 58-59.
  60. & The antibacterial activity against MRSA strains and other bacteria of a <500Da fraction from maggot excretions/secretions of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Microbes and Infection 10(4), 325-333.
  61. & Maggot Therapy: The Science and Implication for CAM Part II—Maggots Combat Infection. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 3(3), 303-308.
  62. & Maggot Therapy: The Science and Implication for CAM Part I—History and Bacterial Resistance. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 3(2), 223-227.
  63. & Detection and partial characterisation of two antibacterial factors from the excretions/secretions of the medicinal maggot Lucilia sericata and their activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Microbes and Infection 6(14), 1297-1304.
  64. & A preliminary investigation into bacterial contamination of Welsh emergency ambulances. Emergency Medicine Journal 20(5), 479-482.
  65. & Role of Superoxide and Reactive Nitrogen Intermediates in Rhodnius prolixus (Reduviidae)/Trypanosoma rangeli Interactions. Experimental Parasitology 98(1), 44-57.
  66. & Contamination of Domestic and Public Areas by Dog Faeces and Toxocara canis.. Community Practitioner 74(1), 16-19.
  67. & Studies on a Haemolymph Lectin Isolated fromRhodnius prolixusand Its Interaction withTrypanosoma rangeli. Experimental Parasitology 91(4), 289-296.
  68. & Detection of Phenoloxidase Activity in the Hemolymph of Tsetse Flies, Refractory and Susceptible to Infection withTrypanosoma brucei rhodesiense. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 69(3), 279-281.
  69. & Role of host agglutinins in the development of trypanosomes in R. prolixus. Developmental and Comparitive Immunology 21(2), 247
  70. & Trypanosoma cruzi and erythrocyte agglutinins: A comparative study of occurrence and properties in the gut and hemolymph of Rhodnius prolixus.. Experimental Parasitology 83, 83-93.
  71. & the effect of male sandfly pheromone and host factors as attractants for female Lutzomyia longipalpis. Physiological Entomology 16, 305-312.

Book Chapters

  1. & The Physiology of Wound Healing by the Medicinal Maggot, Lucilia sericata. In Advances in insect physiology. (pp. 39-81). London: Elsevier Ltd.
  2. insect vector immunity. In Soderhall, Iwanga and Vasta (Ed.), new directions in invertebrate immunology.