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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    1993 …2020

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    Research Interests

    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

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    A comparison of SMA (styrene maleic acid) and DIBMA (di-isobutylene maleic acid) for membrane protein purification

    Gulamhussein, A., Uddin, R., Tighe, B., Poyner, D. & Rothnie, A., 1 Jul 2020, In : BBA -Biomembranes. 1862, 7, 183281.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The influence of structure and morphology on ion permeation in commercial silicone hydrogel contact lenses

    Saez-Martinez, V., Mann, A., Lydon, F., Molock Jr, F., Layton, S., Toolan, D. T. W., Howse, J. R., Topham, P. & Tighe, B., 24 Jul 2020, In : Journal of biomedical materials research: part B.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Clinical and biochemical analysis of the ageing tear film

    Mann, A., Campbell, D., Mirza, Z., Hunt, O., Wolffsohn, J. S. & Tighe, B. J., 11 May 2019, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Contact lens materials

    Tighe, B. J. & Mann, A., 1 Jan 2019, Contact Lenses. 6 ed. Elsevier, p. 18-31 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Physical and thermal properties of l-lactide/ϵ-caprolactone copolymers: the role of microstructural design

    Phetsuk, S., Molloy, R., Nalampang, K., Meepowpan, P., Topham, P. D., Tighe, B. J. & Punyodom, W., 4 Dec 2019, In : Polymer International.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle