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Dr Polina Prokopovich  -  MSc PhD


Member of the School's Drug Delivery & Microbiology Research Discipline

 

Research interests 

  • Novel biomedical materials with functional properties for total joint and disc replacement.
  • Surface modification techniques to improve wear performance and biocompatibility of materials for arthroplasty.
  • Mechanical and surface characterisation of materials and pharmaceuticals (nano- and macro scale).
  • Medical devices (inhalers, catheters and implants) and Microbial infection.
  • Phenomena of adhesion and bioadhesion.
  • Intermolecular and intersurface forces, friction and wear of biological systems (native tissues and cells).
  • Drug delivery devices: from formulation to mechanics of the devices.
  • Biocolloids.