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Publication list

  • Alba Pensado-López, Aldo Ummarino, Sophia Khan, Anna Guildford, Iain U. Allan, Matteo Santin, Nathalie Chevallier, Elina Varaillon, Elizaveta Kon, Paola Allavena, Fernando Torres Andón (2024). Synthetic peptides of IL-1Ra and HSP70 have anti-inflammatory activity on human primary monocytes and macrophages: Potential treatments for inflammatory diseases. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 55,

  • Forss, J.R., Tolhurst, B.A., Bowyer, C.J., Brooks E.L. and Allan IU (2022). The properties of an activated carbon-containing agarose film for the amelioration of 2-amino acetophenone malodour as produced in chronic wounds infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Materials Science

  • Minsart, Manon, Arn Mignon, Aysu Arslan, Iain U. Allan, Sandra Van Vlierberghe, and Peter Dubruel (2020). “Activated Carbon Containing PEG‐based Hydrogels as Novel Candidate Dressings for the Treatment of Malodorous Wounds.” Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. doi:10.1002/mame.202000529.

  • Illsley M, Akhmetova A, Bowyer C, Nurgozhin T, Mikhalovsky SV, Farrer J, Dubruel P, Allan IU (2017). Activated carbon-plasticised agarose composite films for the adsorption of thiol as a model of wound malodour. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 28 (10), 154.

  • Allan IU, Tolhurst BA, Shevchenko RV, Dainiak MB, Illsley M, Ivanov A, Jungvid H, Galaev IY, James SL, Mikhalovsky SV, James SE (2016). An in vitro evaluation of fibrinogen and gelatin containing cryogels as dermal regeneration scaffolds. Biomater Sci. 4(6):1007-14

  • Akhmetova A, Saliev T, Allan IU, Illsley MJ, Nurgozhin T, Mikhalovsky S. A (2016). Comprehensive Review of Topical Odor-Controlling Treatment Options for Chronic Wounds. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 43(6):598-609 – Winner of the JWOCN Clinical Manuscript Award

  • Design innovation for wellbeing: project examples using smart materials for the body and built environment (2016). Farrer, J., Goulev, P., Watt, C. A., Parr, H., Bowyer, C. and Allan, I. Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium Proceedings. Li, Y. & Padhye, R. (eds.) Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Society, p.959-970 11 p.126

  • Irina N. Savina, Rostislav V. Shevchenko, Iain U. Allan, Matthew Illsley, and Sergey V. Mikhalovsky. Cryogels in Regenerative Medicine. In Supermacroporous Cryogels, Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications, Edited by Ashok Kumar, CRC Press 2016, Pages: 179-198

  • Florence Paynel, Andrey Pavlov, Laurent Colasse, Christophe Rihouey, Nadège Follain, Davy Duriatti, Laurent Bizet, Iain Allan, Laurent Lebrun, Stéphane Marais, Claudine Morvan (2015). Preparation and characterization of flax biocomposites made of seed mucilage reinforced by fibers. Composites part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 69, 299-305

  • Akhmetova, A., Illsley, Matthew, Mikhalovsky, Sergey, Nurgozhin, T., Zhumadilov, Z. and Allan, Iain (2014) Preparation of agarose and activated carbon cryogel for the adsorption of malodorous molecules. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 8, 346

  • Shevchenko RV, Eeman M, Rowshanravan B, Allan IU, Savina IN, Illsley M, Salmon M, James SL, Mikhalovsky SV, James SE (2014). The in vitro characterization of a gelatin scaffold, prepared by cryogelation and assessed in vivo as a dermal replacement in wound repair. Acta Biomaterialia 10(7):3156-66.

  • Metal chelation by a plant lignan, secoisolariciresinol diglucoside (2014). Flavia Fucassi , Adam Heikal, Lyuba I. Mikhalovska, Guy Standen,  Iain U. Allan, Sergey V. Mikhalovsky, Peter J. Cragg. J Incl Phenom Macrocycl Chem. 80: 345.

  • Bryony A. Tolhurst, Iain U. Allan, Deborah Glass, Paul J. Atkins, Claudine Morvan, Davy Duriatti & Sergey V. Mikhalovsky. Bird Study (2013): Does flax Linum usitatissimum positively impact populations of declining farmland birds? Bird Study, 61(1):42-47

  • Shevchenko R.V., Eeman M., Savina I.N., Allan I.U., James S.L., Salmon M., Mikhalovsky S.V., James S.E. A step towards an artificial skin: a novel supermacroporous anisotropic cryogel for wound healing applications (2010). International Journal of Artificial Organs 33, 426-427.

  • Dainiak M, Allan IU, Savina IN, Cornelio L, James SE, James SL, Mikhalovsky SV, Jungvid H, Galaev IY (2010). Gelatin-fibrinogen cryogel dermal matrices for wound repair: preparation, optimisation and in vitro study. Biomaterials 31(1), 67-76.

  • Allan IU, Shevchenko R, Rowshanravan B, Kara B, Jahoda CA, James SE (2009). The use of confocal laser scanning microscopy to assess the potential suitability of 3-D scaffolds for tissue regeneration, by monitoring extra-cellular matrix deposition and by quantifying cellular infiltration and proliferation. Soft Materials 7(4), 319 – 341.

  • Caplin JL, Allan I, Hanlon GW (2009). Enhancing the in vitro activity of Thymus essential oils against Staphylococcus aureus by blending oils from specific cultivars. International Journal of Essential Oil Therapeutics 3, 35-39.

  • Allan IU, O’Neill JF, Hope CK (2007). Susceptibility of microcosm subgingival dental plaques to lethal photosensitisation. Biofilms, ISSN 1479-0513

  • Black C, Allan I, Ford SK, Wilson M and McNab R (2004). Biofilm-specific surface properties and protein expression in oral Streptococcus sanguis. Archives of Oral Biology 49 (4), 295-304. 

  • Allan I, Newman H and Wilson M (2002). Particulate Bioglass reduces the viability of bacterial biofilms formed on its surface in an in vitro model. Clinical Oral Implants Research 13 (1), 53-8.

  • Allan I, Newman H and Wilson M (2001). Antibacterial activity of particulate Bioglass against supra- and sub-gingival bacteria. Biomaterials 22 (12), 1683-7.

  • Allan I, Newman H and Wilson M (1999). The antibacterial properties of bioactive glass. Journal of Dental Research 78, 13.

  • Allan I, Newman H and Wilson M (1997). The antibacterial properties of a bioactive glass. Journal of Dental Research 76, 1059.

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