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Pankaj Vadgama

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Area of Expertise

Clinical biochemistry, biosensors, membrane technology, biomaterials, medical/biomedical engineering, near patient testing, nanotechnology

Academic Preparation

MB, BS Newcastle upon Tyne, 1971; BSc Hons., (Chemistry) Class 1, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1976; PhD Newcastle upon Tyne, 1984; MRCPath, 1977; FRCPath, 1989

 

Professional Appointments

 

2000-present Director, Interdisciplinary Research Centre (IRC) in Biomedical Materials, Queen Mary, University of London
2000-present Professor of Clinical Biochemistry, Barts & the London School of Medicine & Dentistry (SBRLSMD)
2000-1999 Professor of Biomedical Materials, Manchester Materials, Science Centre (Joint University/UMIST Centre)
1997– 1999 Head of Division of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manchester
1995–1997 Research and Graduate Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manchester
1992–1998 Head of University Department of Medicine, Hope Hospital
1988 – 2000 Professor of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Manchester, Honorary Consultant Chemical Pathologist, and Head of NHS Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Hope Hospital
1983 – 1988 Director of Biosensor Group, Departments of Clinical Biochemistry/Physical Chemistry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Publications

Edited Book: Detection Challenges in Clinical Diagnostics, Vadgama, Pankaj, Peteu, Serban (Eds.) Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013 ISBN 10: 184973612X / ISBN 13: 9781849736121 Principal Editor: Bioelectrochemistry

Selected publications

  1. Spehar-Délèze A-M, Anastasova S and Vadgama P (2014). Electropolymerised Phenolic Films as Internal Barriers for Oxidase Enzyme Biosensors. Wiley-Vch Verlag  Electroanalysis  vol. 26, (6) 1335-1344. 10.1002/elan.201300371
  2. Zhou Z, Dai Y, Liu B-B, Xia L-L, Liu H-B, Vadgama P and Liu H-R (2014). Surface modification of titanium plate enhanced fibronectin-mediated adhesion and proliferation of MG-63 cells. Nonferrous Metals Society of China  Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China (English Edition)  vol. 24, (4) 1065-1071. 10.1016/S1003-6326(14)63163-0
  3. Wasikiewicz JM, Roohpour N and Vadgama P (2013). Packaging and coating materials for implantable devices. Elsevier Ltd.  10.1533/9780857096289.1.68
  4. Paul D, Paul S, Roohpour N, Wilks M and Vadgama P (2013). Antimicrobial, mechanical and thermal studies of silver particle-loaded polyurethane. J Funct Biomater  vol. 4, (4) 358-375. 10.3390/jfb4040358
  5. Vadgama P, Anastasova S and Spehar-Deleze A (2013). Integrated chemistries for analytical simplification and point of care testing. Rsc Detection Science  35-64.
  6. Zhang W, Nan P, Lu B-R, Chen Y, Vadgama P and Qu X-P (2013). Silver surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrates prepared by a nanofabrication process using Electron Beam Lithography and magnetron sputtering. Proceedings of The Ieee Conference On Nanotechnology  1220-1223. 10.1109/NANO.2013.6720912
  7. Vadgama P and Mandler D (2013). Characterization of thin films and membranes. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry  vol. 405, (5) 1433-1434. 10.1007/s00216-012-6629-8
  8. Kazakova LI, Shabarchina LI, Anastasova S, Pavlov AM, Vadgama P, Skirtach AG and Sukhorukov GB (2013). Chemosensors and biosensors based on polyelectrolyte microcapsules containing fluorescent dyes and enzymes. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry  vol. 405, (5) 1559-1568. 10.1007/s00216-012-6381-0
  9. Anastasova S, Spehar-Deleze AM and Vadgama P (2013). Barrier membrane protected in vivo biosensors. European Cells and Materials  vol. 26, (SUPPL.6) 72-72.
  10. Bembnowicz P, Yang G-Z, Anastasova S, Spehar-Délèze A-M and Vadgama P (2013). Wearable electronic sensor for potentiometric and amperometric measurements. 2013 Ieee International Conference On Body Sensor Networks, Bsn 2013  10.1109/BSN.2013.6575531
  11. Anastasova S, Spehar-Deleze A-M, Bickham D, Uebel P, Schmidt M, Russell P and Vadgama P (2012). Stabilised Biosensing Using Needle-Based Recess Electrodes. Electroanalysis  vol. 24, (3) 529-538. 10.1002/elan.201100511
  12. Roohpour N, Moshaverinia A, Wasikiewicz JM, Paul D, Wilks M, Millar M and Vadgama P (2012). Development of bacterially resistant polyurethane for coating medical devices. Biomed Mater  vol. 7, (1) 10.1088/1748-6041/7/1/015007
  13. Anastasova S, Spehar-Delézè AM and Vadgama P (2012). Oxygen detection using different types of membranes deposited on needle based platforms. Ecs Transactions  vol. 41, (20) 43-48. 10.1149/1.3687436
  14. Spehar-Délèze A-M, Anastasova S, Rong Z, Bickham D, Chang H and Vadgama P (2012). General platform for in Vivo sensors for oxygen, glucose and lactate monitoring. Nato Science For Peace and Security Series a: Chemistry and Biology  287-303. 10.1007/978-94-007-2872-1_16
  15. Kazakova LI, Shabarchina LI, Anastasova S, Pavlov AM, Vadgama P, Skirtach AG and Sukhorukov GB (2012). Chemosensors and biosensors based on polyelectrolyte microcapsules containing fluorescent dyes and enzymes. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry  1-10.
  16. Forbes-Robertson S, Dudley E, Vadgama P, Cook C, Drawer S and Kilduff L (2012). Circadian Disruption and Remedial Interventions Effects and Interventions for Jet Lag for Athletic Peak Performance. Sports Medicine  vol. 42, (3) 185-208. 10.2165/11596850-000000000-00000
  17. Vadgama P and Mandler D (2012). Characterization of thin films and membranes. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry  1-2. 10.1007/s00216-012-6629-8
  18. Cheema U, Rong Z, Kirresh O, Macrobert AJ, Vadgama P and Brown RA (2012). Oxygen diffusion through collagen scaffolds at defined densities: implications for cell survival in tissue models. J Tissue Eng Regen Med  vol. 6, (1) 77-84. 10.1002/term.402

Professional Service/Activities

  • Deputy Chair, Council for Frontiers of Knowledge, Uganda, Africa (2010-current)
  • Member Editorial Board: Medical Engineering & Physics, Physiological Measurement, Journal of Bioelectrochemistry, Journal of Biomedical nanotechnology, Bioanalytical Reviews.
  • Referee College for EPSRC (The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
  • Working Group Chairman Nanotechnology for Medicine. International Standards Organisation (ISO) 2009-2012
  • Member Smart Materials and Nanomaterials Nanotechnology committees and Biomedical Applications Division, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
  • Member National Measurement System Working Groups: Materials and Modelling, Innovation R&D.

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow Institute of Physics
  • Fellow Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Fellow Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
  • Fellow Royal Society of Medicine
  • Fellow Society of Biology
  • Member Association of Clinical Biochemists
  • Member British Medical Association
  • Chartered Scientist

Awards and Honors

  • Foundation Lecturer Association of Clinical Biochemists (2002)
  • Sandoz Lecturer British Geriatrics Society (1989)
  • Finalist UK Trade and Industry Teaching Company Scheme (1996)
  • Latner Lecturer University of Newcastle (2010)
  • Poster Prize Electrochemistry North West (1997)
  • Listed in Who’s Who (MacMillan)

Graduate Research Advising

Supervision of 4 PhD students; research support in School of Engineering Materials Science, Member of Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Queen Mary University of London.