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Vikesh Chhabria

Associate lecturer

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Maudland Building, MB241

+44 (0) 1772 89 5829

vchhabria@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Biosciences, Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Full Profile

PhD, October 2013 – December 2016

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire.

PhD with The University of Central Lancashire.

Synthesis of model nanosponges from mammalian erythrocytes to adsorb bacterial pore forming toxins that have the application to treat bacterial infections.

Supervisors: Dr. Steve Beeton.

BSc (Hons) September 2010 – June 2013.

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, The University of Central Lancashire.

BSc (Hons) biomedical sciences, specialising in: Biochemistry and microbiology

Dissertation project- Testing the effect of Manuka honey on pathogenic wound bacteria.

Result: second class honours, upper division (2:1)

Award: DY Patil Student of the Year.

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and SEDA award in support learning

Successfully completed the Teaching toolkit course May-July 2015

University of Central Lancashire

Result: Pass

PhD at the University of Central Lancashire, UK, in the laboratory of Dr. Steve Beeton. My project involved synthesizing model nanosponges from mammalian erythrocytes to adsorb bacterial pore forming toxins that have the application to treat bacterial sepsis. 

Publications

Chhabria, V. and Beeton, S., 2016. Development of nanosponges from erythrocyte ghosts for removal of streptolysin-O from mammalian blood. Nanomedicine, 11(21), pp.2797-2807.

Research

Membership of professional and learned bodies

Society of general microbiology

RESEARCH Activities

My project involved synthesizing model nanosponges from mammalian erythrocytes to adsorb bacterial pore forming toxins that have the application to treat bacterial sepsis. 

Projects

My project involved synthesizing model nanosponges from mammalian erythrocytes to adsorb bacterial pore forming toxins that have the application to treat bacterial sepsis.

Testing the effect of Manuka honey on pathogenic wound bacteria.

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

 Teaching of Endocrinology and Immunology

Conferences

Oral presentation at the functional nanomaterial in industrial applications conference, University of Central Lancashire.