ARC CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR ELECTROMATERIALS SCIENCE
Grant number: CE140100012 | Funding period: 2014 - 2021
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) will create next generation electrochemical devices via the precision assembly of nano/micro dimensional components into macroscopic structures. Through the discovery of new materials and structures, and understanding how spatial arrangement in 3D influences chemical, physical and biological properties, ACES will define the cutting edge of Electromaterials Science. The resulting technology breakthroughs will have a direct impact on some of todayâ€TMs most challenging global problems in clean energy, synthetic biosystems, diagnostics and soft robotics. National benefit to Australia will be realised through the creation of new ma..View full description
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Electro-compacted collagen for corneal epithelial tissue engineering.
Zhi Chen, Xiao Liu, Jingjing You, Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Zhilian Yue, Alireza Talaei, Gerard Sutton, Jeremy Crook, Gordon Wallace
Bioengineered corneal substitutes offer a solution to the shortage of donor corneal tissue worldwide. As one of the major structur..
The impact of electrical stimulation protocols on neuronal cell survival and proliferation using cell-laden GelMA/graphene oxide hydrogels
Alexandre Xavier Mendes, Adriana Teixeira do Nascimento, Serena Duchi, Anita F Quigley, Lilith Caballero M Aguilar, Chaitali Dekiwadia, Robert MI Kapsa, Saimon Moraes Silva, Simon E Moulton
The development of electroactive cell-laden hydrogels (bioscaffolds) has gained interest in neural tissue engineering research due..
Durable Electrooxidation of Acidic Water Catalysed by a Cobalt-Bismuth-based Oxide Composite: An Unexpected Role of the F-doped SnO2 Substrate
Hoang-Long Du, Manjunath Chatti, Brittany Kerr, Cuong K Nguyen, Thanh Tran-Phu, Dijon A Hoogeveen, Pavel V Cherepanov, Anthony SR Chesman, Bernt Johannessen, Antonio Tricoli, Rosalie K Hocking, Douglas R MacFarlane, Alexandr N Simonov
Aiming to design a catalyst for stable electrooxidation of water at low pH, the present work explores the properties and structura..
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Based Systems for Personalising Epilepsy Treatment: Research Ethics Challenges and New Insights for the Ethics of Personalised Medicine.
Mary Jean Walker, Jane Nielsen, Eliza Goddard, Alex Harris, Katrina Hutchison
ABSTRACTThis paper examines potential ethical and legal issues arising during the research, development and clinical use of a prop..
Induced pluripotent stem cells for 2D and 3D modelling the biological basis of schizophrenia and screening possible therapeutics
Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Kyle Guerrieri-Cortesi, Jeremy Micah Crook
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are providing unprecedented insight into complex neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizop..
Nitrogen reduction to ammonia at high efficiency and rates based on a phosphonium proton shuttle.
Bryan HR Suryanto, Karolina Matuszek, Jaecheol Choi, Rebecca Y Hodgetts, Hoang-Long Du, Jacinta M Bakker, Colin SM Kang, Pavel V Cherepanov, Alexandr N Simonov, Douglas R MacFarlane
Ammonia (NH3) is a globally important commodity for fertilizer production, but its synthesis by the Haber-Bosch process causes sub..
Dielectric Elastomer Actuators, Neuromuscular Interfaces, and Foreign Body Response in Artificial Neuromuscular Prostheses: A Review of the Literature for an In Vivo Application
Alessandro Bruschi, Davide Maria Donati, Peter Choong, Enrico Lucarelli, Gordon Wallace
The inability to replace human muscle in surgical practice is a significant challenge. An artificial muscle controlled by the nerv..
in vitro human neural tissue analogs by 3D bioprinting and electrostimulation
Danielle Warren, Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Gordon G Wallace, Jeremy M Crook
There is a fundamental need for clinically relevant, reproducible, and standardized in vitro human neural tissue models, not least..
Enhanced Electroactivity, Mechanical Properties, and Printability through the Addition of Graphene Oxide to Photo-Cross-linkable Gelatin Methacryloyl Hydrogel
Alexandre Xavier Mendes, Saimon Moraes Silva, Cathal D O'Connell, Serena Duchi, Anita F Quigley, Robert M Kapsa, Simon E Moulton
The human tissues most sensitive to electrical activity such as neural and muscle tissues are relatively soft, and yet traditional..
Potentially Wearable Thermo-Electrochemical Cells for Body Heat Harvesting: From Mechanism, Materials, Strategies to Applications
Yuqing Liu, Hongbo Wang, Peter C Sherrell, Lili Liu, Yong Wang, Jun Chen
Wearable electronics are becoming one of the key technologies in health care applications including health monitoring, data acquis..
Understanding charge transfer on the clinically used conical Utah electrode array: charge storage capacity, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and effective electrode area
Alexander R Harris
Objective. The Utah electrode is used for pre/clinical studies on neural recording and stimulation. Anecdotal and empirical report..
Bioengineering Clinically Relevant Cardiomyocytes and Cardiac Tissues from Pluripotent Stem Cells
Emma Claire James, Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Jeremy Micah Crook
The regenerative capacity of cardiomyocytes is insufficient to functionally recover damaged tissue, and as such, ischaemic heart d..
Fibrinogen, collagen, and transferrin adsorption to poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-xylorhamno-uronic glycan composite conducting polymer biomaterials for wound healing applications
Paul J Molino, John Will, Luciana Yumiko Daikuara, Alexander R Harris, Zhilian Yue, Jeremy Dinoro, Pia Winberg, Gordon G Wallace
We present the conducting polymer poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) doped with an algal-derived glycan extract, Phycotrix™..
Impact of Protein Fouling on the Charge Injection Capacity, Impedance, and Effective Electrode Area of Platinum Electrodes for Bionic Devices
Alexander R Harris, Paul Carter, Robert Cowan, Gordon G Wallace
The impact of protein fouling on platinum electrodes was assessed by electrochemical methods. Protein fouling affected the electro..
A 3D printed graphene electrode device for enhanced and scalable stem cell culture, osteoinduction and tissue building
Jianfeng Li, Xiao Liu, Jeremy M Crook, Gordon G Wallace
Bone related diseases and disorders increasingly impact human health. Electrical stimulation (ES) has been shown to promote osteog..
Electrostatically Tuning the Photodissociation of the Irgacure 2959 Photoinitiator in the Gas Phase by Cation Binding
Samuel JP Marlton, Benjamin McKinnon, Nicholas S Hill, Michelle L Coote, Adam J Trevitt
The low-lying electronic states of Irgacure 2959, a Norrish-type I photoinitiator, complexed with a single metal cation are invest..
Biomimetic corneal stroma using electro-compacted collagen
Zhi Chen, Xiao Liu, Jingjing You, Yihui Song, Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Gerard Sutton, Jeremy M Crook, Gordon G Wallace
Engineering substantia propria (or stroma of cornea) that mimics the function and anatomy of natural tissue is vital for in vitro ..
Fe/Co-based Bimetallic MOF-derived Co3Fe7@NCNTFs Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for High-Efficiency Overall Water Splitting
Qunyao Yuan, Youxing Yu, Peter C Sherrell, Jun Chen, Xiaofang Bi
Electrocatalytic water splitting to produce hydrogen and oxygen is regarded as one of the most promising methods to generate clean..
Conducting Polymer Mediated Electrical Stimulation Induces Multilineage Differentiation with Robust Neuronal Fate Determination of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Qi Gu, Siti N Abdul Rahim, Gordon G Wallace, Jeremy M Crook
Electrical stimulation is increasingly being used to modulate human cell behaviour for biotechnological research and therapeutics...
Wet-Spun Trojan Horse Cell Constructs for Engineering Muscle
Anita F Quigley, Rhys Cornock, Tharun Mysore, Javad Foroughi, Magdalena Kita, Joselito M Razal, Jeremy Crook, Simon E Moulton, Gordon G Wallace, Robert MI Kapsa
Engineering of 3D regenerative skeletal muscle tissue constructs (skMTCs) using hydrogels containing muscle precursor cells (MPCs)..
Tuning drug dosing through matching optically active polymer composition and NIR stimulation parameters
Shaun W Gietman, Saimon M Silva, Blanca del Rosal, Robert MI Kapsa, Paul R Stoddart, Simon E Moulton
Controlled release is at the forefront of modern bioscience as it aims to address challenges associated with the dosing of drugs w..
Electrical stimulation-induced osteogenesis of human adipose derived stem cells using a conductive graphene-cellulose scaffold
Jianfeng Li, Xiao Liu, Jeremy M Crook, Gordon G Wallace
The versatile properties of graphene-based materials are enabling various tissue regeneration, towards meeting an ever increasing ..
3D Bioprinting and Differentiation of Primary Skeletal Muscle Progenitor Cells
Catherine Ngan, Anita Quigley, Cathal O'Connell, Magdalena Kita, Justin Bourke, Gordon G Wallace, Peter Choong, Robert MI Kapsa
Volumetric loss of skeletal muscle can occur through sports injuries, surgical ablation, trauma, motor or industrial accident, and..
Human Neural Tissues from Neural Stem Cells Using Conductive Biogel and Printed Polymer Microelectrode Arrays for 3D Electrical Stimulation
Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Peikai Zhang, Annika Ahtiainen, Heidi Kaisvuo, Chong-Yong Lee, Stephen Beirne, Zaid Aqrawe, Darren Svirskis, Jari Hyttinen, Gordon G Wallace, Jadranka Travas-Sejdic, Jeremy M Crook
Electricity is important in the physiology and development of human tissues such as embryonic and fetal development, and tissue re..
Insights into the Electron Transfer Kinetics, Capacitance and Resistance Effects of Implantable Electrodes Using Fourier Transform AC Voltammetry on Platinum
Alexander R Harris, Carrie Newbold, Robert Cowan, Gordon G Wallace
The charge transfer mechanism at the electrode-solution interface was assessed by Fourier transform AC voltammetry (FTACV). The fa..
Fabrication of a Biocompatible Liquid Crystal Graphene Oxide-Gold Nanorods Electro- and Photoactive Interface for Cell Stimulation
Daniela Duc, Paul R Stoddart, Sally L McArthur, Robert M Kapsa, Anita F Quigley, Mitchell Boyd-Moss, Simon E Moulton
For decades, electrode-tissue interfaces are pursued to establish electrical stimulation as a reliable means to control neuronal c..
Using Chronopotentiometry to Better Characterize the Charge Injection Mechanisms of Platinum Electrodes Used in Bionic Devices
Alexander R Harris, Carrie Newbold, Paul Carter, Robert Cowan, Gordon G Wallace
The safe charge injection capacity and charge density of neural stimulating electrodes is based on empirical evidence obtained fro..
Smart graphene-cellulose paper for 2D or 3D "origami-inspired" human stem cell support and differentiation
Jianfeng Li, Xiao Liu, Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Jeremy M Crook, Gordon G Wallace
Graphene-based materials represent advanced platforms for tissue engineering and implantable medical devices. From a clinical stan..
Room temperature CO2 reduction to solid carbon species on liquid metals featuring atomically thin ceria interfaces
Dorna Esrafilzadeh, Ali Zavabeti, Rouhollah Jalili, Paul Atkin, Jaecheol Choi, Benjamin J Carey, Robert Brkljaca, Anthony P O'Mullane, Michael D Dickey, David L Officer, Douglas R MacFarlane, Torben Daeneke, Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh
Negative carbon emission technologies are critical for ensuring a future stable climate. However, the gaseous state of CO2 does re..
A "Tandem" Strategy to Fabricate Flexible Graphene/Polypyrrole Nanofiber Film Using the Surfactant-Exfoliated Graphene for Supercapacitors
Kewei Shu, Yunfeng Chao, Shulei Chou, Caiyun Wang, Tian Zheng, Sanjeev Gambhir, Gordon G Wallace
The surfactant-assisted liquid-phase exfoliation of expanded graphite can produce graphene sheets in large quantities with minimal..
PEDOT doped with algal, mammalian and synthetic dopants: polymer properties, protein and cell interactions, and influence of electrical stimulation on neuronal cell differentiation
PJ Molino, L Garcia, EM Stewart, M Lamaze, B Zhang, AR Harris, P Winberg, GG Wallace
Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) films were electrochemically polymerised with several synthetic (dodecylbenzosulfonic aci..
Fabrication and In Vitro Characterization of Electrochemically Compacted Collagen/Sulfated Xylorhamnoglycuronan Matrix for Wound Healing Applications
Lingzhi Kang, Xiao Liu, Zhilian Yue, Zhi Chen, Chris Baker, Pia C Winberg, Gordon G Wallace
Skin autografts are in great demand due to injuries and disease, but there are challenges using live tissue sources, and synthetic..
Conductive Tough Hydrogel for Bioapplications
Mohammad Javadi, Qi Gu, Sina Naficy, Syamak Farajikhah, Jeremy M Crook, Gordon G Wallace, Stephen Beirne, Simon E Moulton
Biocompatible conductive tough hydrogels represent a new class of advanced materials combining the properties of tough hydrogels a..
Three-dimensional neural cultures produce networks that mimic native brain activity
Justin L Bourke, Anita F Quigley, Serena Duchi, Cathal D O'Connell, Jeremy M Crook, Gordon G Wallace, Mark J Cook, Robert MI Kapsa
Development of brain function is critically dependent on neuronal networks organized through three dimensions. Culture of central ..
Advanced fabrication approaches to controlled delivery systems for epilepsy treatment
Gilles Sebastiaan van Tienderen, Marius Berthel, Zhilian Yue, Mark Cook, Xiao Liu, Stephen Beirne, Gordon G Wallace
INTRODUCTION: Epilepsy is a chronic brain disease characterized by unprovoked seizures, which can have severe consequences includi..
3D Bioprinting Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Constructs for In Situ Cell Proliferation and Successive Multilineage Differentiation
Qi Gu, Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Gordon G Wallace, Jeremy M Crook
The ability to create 3D tissues from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) is poised to revolutionize stem cell research and reg..
Evaluation of the Biocompatibility of Polypyrrole Implanted Subdurally in GAERS
Sebastien H Bauquier, Karen J McLean, Jonathan L Jiang, Ray C Boston, Alan Lai, Zhilian Yue, Simon E Moulton, Amy J Halliday, Gordon Wallace, Mark J Cook
This blinded controlled prospective randomized study investigates the biocompatibility of polypyrrole (PPy) polymer that will be u..
Electrical Stimulation Using Conductive Polymer Polypyrrole Counters Reduced Neurite Outgrowth of Primary Prefrontal Cortical Neurons from NRG1-KO and DISC1-LI Mice
Qingsheng Zhang, Dorna Esrafilzadeh, Jeremy M Crook, Robert Kapsa, Elise M Stewart, Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Gordon G Wallace, Xu-Feng Huang
Deficits in neurite outgrowth, possibly involving dysregulation of risk genes neuregulin-1 (NRG1) and disrupted in schizophrenia 1..
Correlation of impedance and effective electrode area of chondroitin sulphate doped PEDOT modified electrodes
Alexander R Harris, Paul J Molino, Antonio G Paolini, Gordon G Wallace
Neural electrode arrays were coated with PEDOT doped with chondroitin sulphate. The impedance of the individually addressable micr..
Effective area and charge density of dextran sulphate doped PEDOT modified electrodes
Alexander R Harris, Paul J Molino, Robert MI Kapsa, Graeme M Clark, Antonio G Paolini, Gordon G Wallace
The performance of neural electrodes over chronic periods is poor with degrading signal-to-noise ratio and low biocompatibility. C..
Functional 3D Neural Mini-Tissues from Printed Gel-Based Bioink and Human Neural Stem Cells
Qi Gu, Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Rodrigo Lozano, Yu Chen, Robert M Kapsa, Qi Zhou, Gordon G Wallace, Jeremy M Crook
Direct-write printing of stem cells within biomaterials presents an opportunity to engineer tissue for in vitro modeling and regen..
Effective Area and Charge Density of Chondroitin Sulphate Doped PEDOT Modified Electrodes
Alexander R Harris, Paul J Molino, Antonio G Paolini, Gordon G Wallace
Neural electrodes have been coated with electrodeposited poly-3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene doped with chondroitin sulphate. Optical ..
Correlation of Impedance and Effective Electrode Area of Dextran Sulfate Doped PEDOT Modified Electrodes
Alexander R Harris, Robyn Hutchinson, Paul J Molino, Robert MI Kapsa, Graeme M Clark, Antonio G Paolini, Gordon G Wallace
The impedance of electrodes at 1 kHz is typically reported to assess the signal-to-noise ratio of neural recording electrodes. The..
Thin-film micro-electrode stimulation of the cochlea in rats exposed to aminoglycoside induced hearing loss
BJ Allitt, AR Harris, SJ Morgan, GM Clark, AG Paolini
The multi-channel cochlear implant (CI) provides sound and speech perception to thousands of individuals who would otherwise be de..