• School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    1993 …2021

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    Professor Tighe's research focuses on the design, synthesis and applications of biomedical polymers, a significant proportion of which are hydrogels, a term frequently used to describe polymers swollen with water. Current interests include novel materials for ophthalmic applications, drug delivery systems, bioadhesive polymers, synthetic materials for articular cartilage, lung surfactant and cornea. The research is interdisciplinary and involves strong interactive connections with relevant industrial companies.

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    Phone number: 0121 204 3428
    Email: B.J.Tighe@aston.ac.uk

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