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Researcher: O'May, C (Dr Che O'May)

Fields of Research

Medical bacteriology
Respiratory diseases
Infectious diseases
Bacteriology

Research Objectives

Clinical health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Anaerobic culture conditions favor biofilm-like phenotypes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis; FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology
Biofilm control by iron manipulation and targeting bacterial persistence mechanisms; The Australian Society for Microbiology
Biofilm differentiation and dispersal in mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis; Microbiology
Chelated iron as an anti-Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm therapeutic strategy; Journal of Applied Microbiology
Increased airway iron as a potential factor in the persistence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis; The European Respiratory Journal
Iron binding compounds impair Pseudomonas aeruginosa growth and biofilm formation, especially under anaerobic conditions; American Society for Microbiology Conference, Biofilms 2007
Iron chelation directed against biofilms as an adjunct to conventional antibiotics; American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Iron chelation inhibits Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Iron influences Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm growth; 6th Australian and New Zealand Cystic Fibrosis conference
Iron-binding compounds impair Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation, especially under anaerobic conditions; Journal of Medical Microbiology
Persistent Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infection in cystic fibrosis: new insights from the Tasmanian population, Australia; 10th International Congress on Pseudomonas
Reducing iron availability is a potential strategy for combating bacterial infection in the cystic fibrosis lung; Asian Pacific Society of Respirology Congress
The use of iron chelators to target Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Annual Scientific Meeting for the Australian Society for Microbiology

Research Projects

Reducing iron availability is a potential strategy for combating bacterial infection in the cystic fibrosis (CF) lung; Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR)
Unravelling P. aeruginosa iron acquisition mechanisms in vivo: novel insights and potential therapies; Australian Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust (ACFRT)

Research Candidate Supervision