The Duke of Kent research fellows are working tirelessly to make advances in burn and scar treatments. Listed here are some of the most recent and notable publications in the form of both papers in peer reviewed journals, as well as books and book chapters.

Papers published

Allin B, Ceresa C, Issa F,  Casey G, Espinosa O, Reddy S, Sinha S, Giele H, Friend P,  Vaidya   A. A single centre experience of abdominal wall graft rejection after combined intestinal and abdominal wall transplantation.  Am J Transplant 2013; 13(8):2211-5

Bendon CL, Furniss D, McNab I. Response to “Scaphoid waist nonunion with humpback deformity treated without structural bone graft”. J Hand Surg Am 2013;   38(9):1866-7

Chandrasekharan D, Issa F, Wood KJ. Achieving operational tolerance in transplantation: how can lessons from the clinic inform research directions? Transplant Int 2013; 26(6):576-89

Chapman LA, Shipley RJ, Whiteley JP, Ellis MJ, Byrne HM, Waters SL. Optimising cell aggregate expansion in a perfused hollow fibre bioreactor via mathematical modelling.  PLoS One 2014; 26: 9(8)

Capstick R, Bragg T,  Giele H, Furniss D. Sibling recurrence risk in Dupuytren’s disease. J Hand Surg 2013;38(4):424-9

Evgeniou E, Markeson D, Iyer S, Armstrong A. The management of animal bites in the United kingdom. Eplasty 2013;13:e27

Finnerty CC, Mabvuure NT, Ali A, Kozar RA, Herndon DN. The surgically induced stress response. J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2013; 37(5): 21-9.

Fitzgerald O’Connor E, Frew Q, Din A, Pleat J, Ashraff S, Ghazi-Nouri S, El-Muttardi N, Philp B,   Dziewulski P. Periorbital burns – A 6 year review of management and outcome. Burns 2014; S0305-4179(14)00296-4. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2014.08.022.

Goto R, Issa F, Heidt S, Taggart D, Wood KJ. Ischaemia-reperfusion injury accelerates human antibody mediated transplant vasculopathy. Transplantation 2013; 96(2):139-45

Griffiths C, Armstrong-James L, White P, Rumsey N, Pleat J, Harcourt D. A systematic review of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) used in child and adolescent burn research. Burns 2014; S0305- 4179(14)00246-0

Isherwood J, Furniss D, Ramsden A. The effectiveness of an educational intervention in improving accuracy of drain output measurements. Int J Surg 2013;11(8):688

Issa F and Wood KJ. The potential role for regulatory T cell therapy in vascularised composite allograft transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2014;19(6):558-65.

Issa F, Robb R, Wood KJ. The where and when of T cell regulation in transplantation.  Trends Immunol 2013; 34(3): 107-113

Landwehr-Kenzel S, Issa F, Luu SH, Schmück M, Lei H, Zobel A, Thiel A, Babel N, Wood KJ, Volk HD, Reinke P. Novel GMP-compliant protocol employing an allogeneic B cell bank to induce clonal expansion of even low-abundance alloantigen-specific natural regulatory T cells. Am J Transplant 2014; 14(3):594-606

Markeson D, Pleat JM, Sharpe JR, Harris AL, Seifalian AM, Watt SM. Scarring, stem cells, scaffolds and skin repair. J Tissue Eng Regen Med 2013; doi:  10.1002/term.1841

Markeson DB, Evgeniou E, Choa R, Iyer S. The simple transverse intraosseous phalangeal suture for zone 1 flexor digitorum profundus injuries: case series and review of the literature. Plast Reconstr Surg 2013;131(5):788e-93e

Milward J, Issa F, Hester J, Lombardi G, Madrigal A, Wood KJ. Multiple unit pooled umbilical cord blood Treg are a viable source of therapeutic regulatory T cells. Transplantation 2013; 95(1): 85-93.

Murphy G, Markeson D, Choa R, Armstrong A. Raised serum lactate: a marker of necrotizing fasciitis? J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2013;  66(12):1712-6

Newey SE, Tsaknakis G, Khoo CP, Athanassopoulos T, Camicia R, Zhang Y, Grabowska R, HarrisAL, Roubelakis MG, Watt SM. The hematopoietic chemokine CXCL12 promotes integration of human endothelial colony forming cell-derived cells into immature vessel networks. Stem Cells Dev 2014;23(22):2730-43

Paget JT, Burge TS. Keeping New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1 at the door. J Burn Care Res 2014; 35(2):e125-7

Roubelakis MG, Tsaknakis G, Pappa KI, Anagnou NP, Watt SM (2013). Spindle shaped human mesenchymal stem/stromal cells from amniotic fluid promote neovascularization. PLoS One 2013;8(1):e54747.

Watt SM, Gullo F, van der Garde M, Markeson D, Camicia R, Khoo CP, Zwaginga JJ. The angiogenic properties of mesenchymal stem/stromal cells and their therapeutic potential. Br Med Bull 2013;108:25-53

Wung N, Acott SM, Tosh D, Ellis MJ. Hollow fibre membrane bioreactors for tissue engineering applications. Biotechnol Lett 2014; 36(12):  2357-66


Books or Book Chapters  Published

Issa, F. Transplant Tolerance: Lessons from Experimental Models. NDT Educational

Mabvuure NT, Munson C, Pleat J. The pathophysiological response to burns. In: The Oxford Handbook of Burns.  OUP,  Oxford 2014.

Watt SM, Leeson P, Cai S, Markeson D, Khoo CP, Newton L, Zhang Y, Sourri S, Channon KM. Cord and cord blood endothelial cells- Chapter 5. In: Cord Blood Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine. C Stavropoulos et al.eds. Elsevier Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2014.