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Biography

Laura is Professor of Pharmaceutical Analysis within the School of Applied Sciences. Laura is heavily involved in the Royal Society of Chemistry, current treasurer of the local section, a Benevolent Volunteer Visitor, a former member of Council and a current member of the JPAG committee. Laura is also part of an APS focus group, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a National Public Engagement Ambassador (NCCPE) and a STEM ambassador.

Laura has an active research group investigating phenomena at the interface of chemistry and pharmaceutics, developing analytical techniques, characterising chemical interactions and enhancing formulations, all funded through external sources. Her work in the area of public engagement includes public lectures and media presentations and she has appeared on BBC1, BBC2, BBC3, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Development of quantitative structure activity relationships for new chemical entities through the use of calorimetry.
  • Improvement of chromatographic techniques in pharmaceutical preformulation.
  • Development of novel pharmaceutical formulations.

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Pharmaceutical Preparations Chemical Compounds
Intestinal Absorption Medicine & Life Sciences
Permeation Chemical Compounds
Silicones Chemical Compounds
silicones Physics & Astronomy
drugs Physics & Astronomy
Membranes Chemical Compounds
Liquid Chromatography Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2001 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterizing Drug-Polymer Bead Interactions Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry

Swaine, T., Garcia, P., Tang, Y., Lewis, A., Parkes, G. & Waters, L., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 108, 5, p. 1772-1778 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Calorimetry
Polymers
irinotecan
Hydrogel
Doxorubicin
1 Citation (Scopus)

Formation of a Bile Salt-Drug Hydrogel to Predict Human Intestinal Absorption

Shokry, D. S., Waters, L. J., Parkes, G. M. B., Mitchell, J. C. & Snowden, M. J., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 108, 1, p. 279-287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hydrogel
Intestinal Absorption
Bile Acids and Salts
Hydrogels
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Open Access
Differential thermal analysis
thermal analysis
Microwaves
formulations
microwaves

Prediction of human intestinal absorption using micellar liquid chromatography with an aminopropyl stationary phase

Shokry, D. S., Waters, L. J., Parkes, G. M. B. & Mitchell, J. C., 1 Jul 2019, In : Biomedical Chromatography. 33, 7, e4515.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intestinal Absorption
Liquid chromatography
Liquid Chromatography
Deoxycholic Acid
Pharmacokinetics

Quantification of the adsorption of benzoates on poly(dimethylsiloxane) membrane

Waters, L., Jesney, H., Molinari, M. & Shahzad, Y., 1 Sep 2019, In : European Polymer Journal. 118, p. 286-289 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benzoates
Polydimethylsiloxane
membranes
Membranes
Adsorption

Press / Media

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Laura Waters

22/03/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

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Laura Waters

26/05/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities