• Queensgate, Joseph Priestly

    HD1 3DH Huddersfield

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Pharmaceutics, Formulation, Drug delivery and targeting to gastrointestinal tract, Oral drug delivery, Drug Absorption from the GI tract, Pharmacokinetics and Bioavailability, Bioequivalence, NAFLD and Diabetes

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20062020

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2020
Open Access

Exploration of a New Source of Sustainable Nanomaterial from the Koh-e-Suleiman Mountain Range of Pakistan for Industrial Applications

Nirwan, J., Farhaj, S., Chaudhary, M. M., Khizer, Z., Hasan, S. S., Angelis-Dimakis, A., Gill, A., Rasheed, H., Abbas, N., Arshad, M. S., Hussain, T., Shahzad, Y., Yousaf, A., Chohan, T. A., Hussain, T., Merchant, H., Akram, M. R., Khan, T. M., Ashraf, M., Conway, B. & 1 others, Ghori, M. U., 17 Jan 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 14 p., 577.

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Open Access
2019

Achieving gastroresistance without coating: Formulation of capsule shells from enteric polymers

Barbosa, J. A. C., Al-Kauraishi, M. M., Smith, A. M., Conway, B. R. & Merchant, H. A., 1 Nov 2019, In : European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 144, p. 174-179 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Using zeta potential to study the ionisation behaviour of polymers employed in modified-release dosage forms and estimating their pKa

Cunha Barbosa, J., Abdelsadig, M., Conway, B. & Merchant, H., 1 Dec 2019, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics: X. 1, p. 1-11 11 p., 100024.

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Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Can Diet Help Non-Obese Individuals with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)?

Merchant, H., 19 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Medicine. 6, 9, 5 p., 88.

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Open Access

Going Natural: Using Polymers from Nature for Gastroresistant Applications

Cunha Barbosa, J., Conway, B. & Merchant, H., 5 Jul 2017, In : British Journal of Pharmacy. 2, 1, 17 p.

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Open Access

Impact of Purification on Physicochemical, Surface and Functional Properties of Okra Biopolymer

Ghori, M. U., Mohammad, M. A., Rudrangi, S. R. S., Fleming, L. T., Merchant, H., Smith, A. M. & Conway, B. R., Oct 2017, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 71, p. 311-320 10 p.

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Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Age-Mediated Changes in the Gastrointestinal Tract

Merchant, H., Liu, F., Orlu Gul, M. & Basit, A. W., 30 Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 512, 2, p. 382-395 14 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Animal Farm: Considerations in Animal Gastrointestinal Physiology and Relevance to Drug Delivery in Humans

Hatton, G. B., Yadav, V., Basit, A. W. & Merchant, H., 24 Sep 2015, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 104, 9, p. 2747-2776 30 p.

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59 Citations (Scopus)

Gastrointestinal characterisation and drug solubility determination in animals

Merchant, H., Afonso-Pereira, F., Rabbie, S. C., Youssef, S. A. & Basit, A. W., May 2015, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 67, 5, p. 630-639 10 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Gastrointestinal release behaviour of modified-release drug products: Dynamic dissolution testing of mesalazine formulations

Goyanes, A., Hatton, G. B., Merchant, H. & Basit, A. W., Apr 2015, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 484, 1-2, p. 103-108 6 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Accelerating the dissolution of enteric coatings in the upper small intestine: Evolution of a novel pH 5.6 bicarbonate buffer system to assess drug release

Varum, F. J., Merchant, H., Goyanes, A., Zboranová, V. & Basit, A. W., Jul 2014, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 468, 1-2, p. 172-177 6 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of ageing on the gastrointestinal environment of the rat and its implications for drug delivery

Merchant, H., Rabbie, S. C., Varum, F. J. O., Afonso-Pereira, F. & Basit, A. W., 1 Oct 2014, In : European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 62, p. 76-85 10 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
29 Citations (Scopus)

Pulsatile drug release from electrospun poly(ethylene oxide)–sodium alginate blend nanofibres

Kaassis, A. Y. A., Young, N., Sano, N., Merchant, H., Yu, D-G. & Williams, G. R., 2014, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 10, p. 1400-1407 8 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Colonic bacterial metabolism of corticosteroids

Yadav, V., Gaisford, S., Merchant, H. A. & Basit, A. W., 30 Nov 2013, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 457, 1, p. 268-274 7 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Release of prednisolone and inulin from a new calcium-alginate chitosan-coated matrix system for colonic delivery

Araujo, V., Gamboa, A., Caro, N., Abugoch, L., Gotteland, M., Valenzuela, F., Merchant, H. A., Basit, A. W. & Tapia, C., Aug 2013, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 102, 8, p. 2748-2759 12 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Assessment of gastrointestinal pH, fluid and lymphoid tissue in the guinea pig, rabbit and pig, and implications for their use in drug development

Merchant, H. A., McConnell, E. L., Liu, F., Ramaswamy, C., Kulkarni, R. P., Basit, A. W. & Murdan, S., 18 Jan 2011, In : European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 42, 1-2, p. 3-10 8 p.

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74 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of a physiological pH 6.8 bicarbonate buffer system: application to the dissolution testing of enteric coated products

Liu, F., Merchant, H. A., Kulkarni, R. P., Alkademi, M. & Basit, A. W., May 2011, In : European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 78, 1, p. 151-7 7 p.

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68 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Physiological Bicarbonate Buffers: Stablisation and Use as Dissolution Media for Modified Release Systems

Merchant, H., Fadda, H. M., Arafat, B. T. & Basit, A. W., 1 Dec 2009, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 382, 1-2, p. 56-60 5 p.

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71 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Evaluation of drug release kinetics from ibuprofen matrix tablets using HPMC

Shoaib, M. H., Tazeen, J., Merchant, H. A. & Yousuf, R. I., Apr 2006, In : Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 19, 2, p. 119-24 6 p.

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241 Citations (Scopus)

Once-daily tablet formulation and in vitro release evaluation of cefpodoxime using hydroxypropyl methylcellulose: a technical note

Merchant, H. A., Shoaib, H. M., Tazeen, J. & Yousuf, R., 22 Sep 2006, In : AAPS PharmSciTech. 7, 3, 6 p., 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

129 Citations (Scopus)