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Dr Ruth Mackay
Lecturer

Howell Building 132

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Houlden, A. and Mackay, R. (2021) 'Can microfluidics be used to create a more realistic in vitro model of the vaginal ectocervix to better understand bacterial vaginosis?'. Sexually Transmitted Infections. pp. 1 - 1. ISSN: 1368-4973 Open Access Link

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Osório, LA., Silva, E. and Mackay, RE. (2021) 'A Review of Biomaterials and Scaffold Fabrication for Organ-on-a-Chip (OOAC) Systems'. Bioengineering, 8 (8). pp. 1 - 31. ISSN: 2306-5354 Open Access Link

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Costa, J., Mackay, R., de Aguiar Greca, S-C., Corti, A., Silva, E., Karteris, E. and et al. (2021) 'The Role of the 3Rs for Understanding and Modeling the Human Placenta'. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10 (15). pp. 1 - 16. ISSN: 2077-0383 Open Access Link

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Ereku, LT., Mackay, RE., Craw, P., Naveenathayalan, A., Stead, T., Branavan, M. and et al. (2018) 'RPA using a multiplexed cartridge for low cost point of care diagnostics in the field'. Analytical Biochemistry, 547. pp. 84 - 88. ISSN: 0003-2697 Open Access Link

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Tulasidas, S., Mackay, R., Hudson, C. and Balachandran, W. (2017) 'Security Framework for Managing Data Security within Point of Care Tests'. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 10 (02). pp. 174 - 193. ISSN: 1945-3116 Open Access Link

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Wijesuriya, S., Burugapalli, K., Mackay, R., Ajaezi, GC. and Balachandran, W. (2016) 'Chemically Roughened Solid Silver: A Simple, Robust and Broadband SERS Substrate'. Sensors, 16 (10). pp. 1742 - 1742. ISSN: 1424-8220 Open Access Link

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Branavan, M., Mackay, RE., Craw, P., Naveenathayalan, A., Ahern, JC., Sivanesan, T., et al. (2016) 'Modular development of a prototype point of care molecular diagnostic platform for sexually transmitted infections'. Medical Engineering and Physics, 38 (8). pp. 741 - 748. ISSN: 1350-4533 Open Access Link

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Craw, P., Mackay, RE., Naveenathayalan, A., Hudson, C., Branavan, M., Sadiq, ST. and et al. (2015) 'A Simple, Low-Cost Platform for Real-Time Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification'. SENSORS, 15 (9). pp. 23418 - 23430. ISSN: 1424-8220 Open Access Link

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Mackay, RE., Branavan, M., Craw, P., Naveenathayalan, A., Sadiq, ST. and Balachandran, W. (2015) 'P07.06 A low cost, hand-held point of care molecular diagnostic device for sexually transmitted infections'. BMJ. pp. A122.2 - A122. ISSN: 1368-4973

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Mackay, R., Craw, P., Branavan, M., Sadiq, T. and Balachandran, W. (2015) 'P193 Development of a handheld point of care molecular diagnostic device for sexually transmitted infections'. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 91 (Suppl 1). pp. A80.2 - A80. ISSN: 1368-4973

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Ashigwuike, EC., Ushie, OJ., Mackay, R. and Balachandran, W. (2015) 'A study of the transduction mechanisms of electromagnetic acoustic transducers (EMATs) on pipe steel materials'. Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, 229. pp. 154 - 165. ISSN: 0924-4247

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Burugapalli, K., Wijesuriya, S., Mackay, R. and Balachandran, W. (2015) 'Insoluble electrospun membranes for analyte pre-concentration in saliva'.2015 ESA Annual Meeting on Electrostatics. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Proc. ESA Annual Meeting on Electrostatics 2015.Open Access Link

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Ereku, LT., Mackay, RE., Ajayi, K. and Balachandran, W. (2014) 'Continuous flow pressure driven microfluidic techniques for point of care testing'. Sensors and Transducers, 170 (5). pp. 1 - 18.

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Burugapalli, K., Wijesuriya, S., Messias, S., Mackay, R. and Balachandran, W. (2013) 'Progress of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) for diagnostics and monitoring'.Optics in Clinical Practice II. Institute of Physics, London, UK.

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Ashigwuike, E., Balachanran, W., Thomas, W., Manivannan, N. and Mackay, R. (2013) 'Comparative Study of a Conventional SP-EMAT Coil and a Novel KT-EMAT Coil Based on Lorentz Force Mechanism'.The 12th International Conference of the Slovenian Society for Non-Destructive Testing,. Ljubljana. 4 - 6 September. 12th International Conference of the Slovenian Society for Non-Destructive Testing: Application of Contemporary Non-Destructive Testing in Engineering, ICNDT 2013 - Conference Proceedings. pp. 87 - 96.

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Tulasidas, S., Mackay, R., Craw, P., Hudson, C., Gkatzidou, V. and Balachandran, W. (2013) 'Process of designing robust, dependable, safe and secure software for medical devices: Point of care testing device as a case study'. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 6 (9A). pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 1945-3116 Open Access Link

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Ashigwuike, E., Balachandran, W., Manivannan, N., Mackay, R. and Thomas, S. (2013) 'Improving the Lorentz force amplitude of an EMAT using stacked coil configuration'. Sensors and Transducers, 155 (8). pp. 262 - 270. ISSN: 2306-8515

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MacKay, RE., Garg, N., Craw, P., Cahern, J. and Balachandran, W. (2013) 'A nucleic acid extraction method for point of care devices'. 17th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2013. pp. 1755 - 1757.

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MacKay, RE., Le, HR., Clark, S. and Williams, JA. (2013) 'Polymer micro-grippers with an integrated force sensor for biological manipulation'. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 23 (1). pp. 015005 - 015005. ISSN: 0960-1317

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Le, HR., Qu, S., Mackay, RE. and Rothwell, R. (2012) 'Fabrication and mechanical properties of chitosan composite membrane containing hydroxyapatite particles'. Journal of Advanced Ceramics, 1 (1). pp. 66 - 71. ISSN: 2226-4108

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Shou, ZJ., Le, HR., Qu, SY., Rothwell, RA. and Mackay, RE. (2012) 'Fabrication and mechanical properties of chitosan-montmorillonite nano-composite'. Key Engineering Materials, 512-515. pp. 1746 - 1750. ISSN: 1013-9826

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MacKay, RE., Lionis, N. and Le, HR. (2011) '3D surface topography and reflectivity of anisotropic etched silicon micromirrors for BioMEMS'. Microsystem Technologies, 17 (12). pp. 1763 - 1770. ISSN: 0946-7076

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Mackay, RE., Le, HR. and Keatch, RP. (2011) 'Design optimisation and fabrication of SU-8 based electro-thermal micro-grippers'. Journal of Micro-Nano Mechatronics, 6 (1). pp. 13 - 22. ISSN: 1865-3928

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Thomson, GA., Pridham, MS., Liu, YL. and Mackay, RE. (2011) 'Disinfection of clinical materials using photo-activated tolonium chloride solution'. International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics, 3 (4). pp. 381 - 393. ISSN: 1755-0653

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Maher, PS., Keatch, RP., Donnelly, K., MacKay, RE. and Paxton, JZ. (2009) 'Construction of 3D biological matrices using rapid prototyping technology'. Rapid Prototyping Journal, 15 (3). pp. 204 - 210. ISSN: 1355-2546

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Mackay, RE., Le, HR., Keatch, RP. and Zhao, Q. (2009) 'Manufacture of SU-8 micro-grippers for mechanical characterization of gut epithelial cells'.World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Munich, GERMANY. 1 - 12 September. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. pp. 87 - 90. ISSN: 1680-0737

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Thomson, GA., Mackay, R., Pridham, MS. and Liu, YL. (2009) 'Disinfection of surgical materials using photo-activated tolonium chloride'. IFMBE Proceedings, 25 (7). pp. 133 - 136. ISSN: 1680-0737

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MacKay, RE., Le, HR., Donnelly, K. and Keatch, RP. (2008) 'Micro-gripping of small scale tissues'.4th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (ECIFMBE). Antwerp, BELGIUM. 1 - 27 November. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. pp. 2619 - 2622. ISSN: 1680-0737

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Mackay, RE. and Le, H. (2008) 'Development of micro-tweezers for tissue micromanipulation'. 2nd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, iCBBE 2008. pp. 1551 - 1554.

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