No profile picture available

Dr Sarah Upson

  • Lecturer in Pharmacology
  • 2.10
Back to top

Biography

I am a Lecturer of Pharmacology with the Faculty of Science and Technology. Prior to this, I was Post-Doc for 5 years.

Favourites

  • McColgan-Bannon, K.I.S., Upson, S., Gentile, P., Tausif, M., Russell, S., Dalgarno, K. and Ferreira, A.M., 2019. Biomimetic properties of force-spun PHBV membranes functionalised with collagen as substrates for biomedical application. Coatings, 9 (6).

Journal Articles

  • McColgan-Bannon, K.I.S., Upson, S., Gentile, P., Tausif, M., Russell, S., Dalgarno, K. and Ferreira, A.M., 2019. Biomimetic properties of force-spun PHBV membranes functionalised with collagen as substrates for biomedical application. Coatings, 9 (6).
  • Upson, S.J., O'Haire, T., Russell, S.J., Dalgarno, K. and Ferreira, A.M., 2017. Centrifugally spun PHBV micro and nanofibres. Materials Science and Engineering C, 76, 190-195.
  • Upson, S., Smith, J., Nevell, T., Barbu, E. and Tsibouklis, J., 2017. Polymeric Coatings for Dental Care. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, 5 (6), 227-243.
  • Upson, S.J., Partridge, S.W., Tcacencu, I., Fulton, D.A., Corbett, I., German, M.J. and Dalgarno, K.W., 2016. Development of a methacrylate-terminated PLGA copolymer for potential use in craniomaxillofacial fracture plates. Materials Science and Engineering C, 69, 470-477.

Chapters

  • Upson, S., Smith, J., Barbu, E., Tsibouklis, J. and Nevell, T., 2017. Handbook of Modern Coatings Technologies, Nanocoatings, Biocoatings and Functional Layers. Handbook of Modern Coatings Technologies, Nanocoatings, Biocoatings and Functional Layers. Elsevier.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Introduction to Pharmacology

Grants

  • Preparation and characterization of biocompatible hybrid materials based on polymer-collagen conjugates for tendon repair (EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices, 01 Oct 2015). Completed
  • RESTORATION (FP7-NMP, 02 Apr 2012). Completed

Conference Presentations

  • International Association of Dental Research, Assessment of Novel Resorbable Polymers for Maxillofacial Applications, 15 Mar 2020, Boston, United States
  • World Biomaterials Congress, 16 May 2016, Montreal, Canada
  • Summer School on Biomaterials & Regenerative Medicine, 07 Jul 2014, Lake Garda, Italy
  • International Association of Dental Research, In Vitro Degradation of Novel Resorbable polymers for Maxillofacial Applications, 15 Jun 2014, Cape Town, South Africa
  • European Conference on Biomaterials, 08 Sep 2013, Madrid, Spain
  • International Association of Dental Research, 15 Jun 2012, Iguassu Falls, Brazil
  • GSK Science Symposium, 16 May 2012, Weybridge UK
  • GSK Science Symposium, 18 May 2011, Weybridge UK
  • GSK Science Symposium, 19 May 2010, Weybridge

Qualifications

  • PhD in Drug Delivery, Biomaterials (BBSRC, GlaxoSmithKline, Portsmouth University, 2012)
  • PGCE in Scientific Research Methods (2010)
  • BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science (First class) (Portsmouth University, 2008)

Memberships

  • Tissue Cell and Engineering Society, Member (2017-),
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society, Member (2016-2017),
  • International Association of Dental Research, Member (2013-2016),