UCL School of Pharmacy


School of Pharmacy Student Publications

Research projects conducted by our undergraduate and taught postgraduate students are frequently published in international peer-reviewed journals and presented at conferences.


Title: To What Extent Is the World Health Organization’s Medication Safety Challenge Being Addressed in English Hospital Organizations? A Descriptive Study 
Authors: S Garfield, Vivien Teo, Li Chan, Biljana Vujanovic, Ansa Aftab, Bridget Coleman, Seetal Puaar, Namrita Sen Green, Bryony Dean Franklin 
Link: https://journals.lww.com/journalpatientsafety/abstract/9000/to_what_extent_is_the_world_health_organization_s.99112.aspx  



Title: Training university students as vaccination champions to promote vaccination in their multiple identities and help address vaccine hesitancy. Pharmacy Education, 407-419.
Authors: Ali, N., Ashiru-Oredope, D., & Murdan, S
Link: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10136092/ 

Title: How to address vaccine hesitancy. The Pharmaceutical Journal.
Authors: Murdan, S*., Ali, N., & Ashiru-Oredope, D. 
Link: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10129449/

Title: Machine Learning Predicts Drug Metabolism and Bioaccumulation by Intestinal Microbiota 
Authors: Laura McCoubrey, Stavriani Thomaidou, Moe Elbadawi, Simon Gaisford, Mine Orlu and Abdul Basit 
Link: https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4923/13/12/2001  

Title: What can GP data tell us about the treatment of onychomycosis in the UK? Skin Health and Disease, e84
Authors: M Sajeed, L Wei, S Murdan
Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/ski2.84

Title: Alkaloids Used as Medicines: Structural Phytochemistry Meets Biodiversity - An Update and Forward Look 
Authors: M Heinrich, J Mah and V Amirkia 
Link: https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26071836

Title: A shock to the (nervous) system: Bioelectricity within peripheral nerve tissue engineering 
Authors: R P Trueman, A S Ahlawat and J Phillips 
Link: https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ten.TEB.2021.0159  

Title: Do patients and family carers have different concerns about the use of medicines compared with healthcare professionals? A quantitative secondary analysis of healthcare concerns relating to adults with complex needs 
Authors: S Garfield, A Begum, K L Toh, A Lawrence-Jones, K Staley, B D Franklin 
Link: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10128955/  

Title: Resilience of Medication Adherence Practices in Response to Life Changes: Learning from Qualitative Data Obtained during the COVID-19 Pandemic 
Authors: M Ahmed, C Wheeler, B D Franklin, R Begum, S Garfield 
Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9032/9/8/1048  

Title: Trends in the incidence of onychomycosis and its treatment in the UK; influence of patient age and gender
Authors: Miriam Sajeed, Li Wei, Sudaxshina Murdan
Poster presentation at Mycology 2021, UK



Title: Extending practical flow chemistry into the undergraduate curriculum via the use of a portable low-cost 3D printed continuous flow system 
Authors: Matthew R Penny, Natalie Tsui and Stephen T Hilton 
Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41981-020-00122-5  

Title: Analysis of the third WHO Global Safety Challenge ‘Medication Without Harm’ patient-facing materials: exploratory descriptive study 
Authors: K Subakumar, B D Franklin and S Garfield 
Link: https://ejhp.bmj.com/content/28/e1/e109.long  

Title: How can patient-held lists of medication enhance patient safety? A mixed-methods study with a focus on user experience 
Authors: S Garfield, D Furniss, F Husson, M Etkind, M Williams, J Norton, D Ogunleye, B Jubraj, H Lakhdari, B D Franklin 
Link: https://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/29/9/764  


2016 - 2019


Title: In Vitro Dissolution Model Can Predict the in Vivo Taste Masking Performance of Coated Multiparticulates.  
Authors: Keeley A, Teo M, Ali Z, Frost J, Ghimire M, Rajabi-Siahboomi A, Orlu M, Tuleu C.
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/1642872/1

Title: The effect of collection substrate on electrospun ciprofloxacin-loaded poly (vinylpyrrolidone) and ethyl cellulose nanofibers as potential wound dressing materials
Authors: Heyu Lia, Ziwei Zhanga, V. Umayangana Godakandaa, Yu-Jing Chiua, Ukrit Angkawinitwong, Karishma Patel, Paul G. Stapleton, Rohini M. de Silva, K.M. Nalin de Silva, Li-Min Zhu and Gareth R. Williams.
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/1668993/13

Title: Foundation doctors’ perceptions towards feedback on electronic prescribing errors: a mixed-methods, single-centre study. Abstract presented at Association for Medical Education in Europe, 24-28 August 2019, Vienna
Authors: Chu A, Kumar A, Depoorter G, Franklin BDF and Monsey McLeod.

Title: In Vitro Testing Of Drug Combinations For The Treatment Of Onychomycosis: Issues Faced
Authors: Sudaxshina Murdan, Nivethika Vasantharajh*, Haiying Tan, Magda Daifi, Anuj Patel, Ayesha Narwani, Ein Ching Khor, Margherita Bonetti 
Conference presentation: Oral presentation at The First International Conference on Nail Disorders 2019, Tel Aviv, Israel


Title: Is the hype around the reproductive health claims of maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp.) justified?
Authors: Shruti Beharry, Michael Heinrich
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/1414850/1

Title: ‘Exploring patients’ perception of the term allergy and the risks associated with allergy labels via semi-structured interviews and a risk perception framework’, ISQua’s 35th International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, September 2018.
Authors: Walton, Rebecca and Jani, Y.,

Title: Patient acceptability of HIV drug switches and its impact on virological outcomes. Joint Conference of the British HIV Association (BHIVA) with the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) Edinburgh, April 2018.
Authors: S Castelino, [Andrew] Tsz Wong, R O’Neill, Y Jani and S Guard.

Title: Developing drug libraries for smart infusion pumps: exploring governance arrangements in other hospitals. Presented at UKCPA-PM Pharmacy Together Conference, London. November 2018.
Authors: Zahra Al-Hadi, N Shah, YH Jani.

Title: 'Rapidly formed stable and aligned dense collagen gels seeded with Schwann cells support peripheral nerve regeneration   
Authors: Papon Muangsanit, Adam Day, Savvas Dimiou, Altay Frederick Ataç, Céline Kayal, Hyeree Park, Showan N Nazhat and James B Phillips 
Link: 10.1088/1741-2552/abaa9c   

Title: Mixed methods study of medication-related decision support alerts experienced during electronic prescribing for inpatients at an English hospital 
Authors: H Bell, S Garfield, S Khosla, C Patel et al 
Link: https://ejhp.bmj.com/content/26/6/318  

Title: A comparison of two methods of assessing the potential clinical importance of medication errors. 
Authors: S Fahmy, S Garfield, D Furniss, A Blandford, B D Franklin 
Link: https://safetyinhealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40886-018-0071-3  


Title: Electrospun organic–inorganic nanohybrids as sustained release drug delivery systems
Authors: Yanshan Gao, Tian Wei Teoh, Qiang Wang and Gareth R. Williams
Link: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2017/TB/C7TB01825H#!divAb...

Title: Quality and stability of extemporaneous pyridoxal phosphate preparations used in the treatment of paediatric epilepsy.
Authors: Mohamed-Ahmed AH, Wilson MP, Albuera M, Chen T, Mills PB, Footitt EJ, Clayton PT, Tuleu C.
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/1203615/1

Title: How can lipid nanocarriers improve transdermal delivery of olanzapine?
Authors: Iqbal N, Vitorino C, Taylor KMG.
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/1131747/1

Title: Patient acceptability of 3D printed medicines
Authors: Abdul Basit, Mine Orlu, Simon Gaisford and Michael Kamlow.
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/1406656/1

Title: Identifying and analysing medication discrepancies during transitions of care: a prospective, observational study.
Authors: Hoi Yan Kari Leung, R Offord, Y Jani


Title: Recent Advances in Research on Wild Food Plants and Their Biological–Pharmacological Activity.
Authors: Heinrich M., Sarah Kerrouche and Kawaldeep Singh Bharij
Link:  https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/1145270/7

Title: A national survey to identify how displacement value information is used and presented to clinical staff in NHS hospitals. Abstract presented at the Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists’ Group Annual conference, Cheshire, 6-8 Nov 2015.
Authors: Kehk Z, Keeling S, Franklin BD.
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/1155184/1

Title: An overview of emerging and new psychoactive substances in the United Kingdom  
Authors: Shruti Behari and Simon Gibbons 
Link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27552699/ 

2015 - 2011

Year: 2015
Title: Teenage and Young Adult patients’ needs and satisfaction with medicines information: the development and administration of a survey. PRESCRIBING AND RESEARCH IN MEDICINES MANAGEMENT Annual Conference, London, 2015.
Authors: Meera Nadesalingam, K von Both, Y Jani.

Year: 2014
Title: What Information do Patients Bring into Hospital About Their Medication?  Poster presented at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Annual Conference, Birmingham, 7-8 September 2014.
Authors: Dharas S and Franklin BD.

Year: 2014
Title: Developing a tool for evaluating the impact of an electronic prescribing and administration system on medication safety in an English NHS hospital trust. Oral presentation at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Annual Conference, Birmingham, 7-8 September 2014.
Authors: McLeod M, Holmstock L, Verellen E and Franklin BD.

Year: 2014
Title: How does the UK media portray medication errors? An analysis of newspaper report. Poster presented at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Annual Conference, Birmingham, 7-8 September 2014.
Authors: Uddin I and Franklin BD

Year: 2014
Title: ‘Formulating Better Medicines for Children’. Presented at 6th Conference of the European Paediatric Formulation Initiative (EuPFI) on 17th to 18th September, 2014, Athens, Greece.

Year: 2013
Title: Amlodipine in Paediatrics and Geriatrics: palatability issues.
Authors: Jessica Soto, Sejal Ranmal, Xolani D. Gondongwe, Evelyn Olanipekun, Jaspreet Marbay, Mine Orlu Gul, Catherine Tuleu. Presented at 5th EuPFI conference, 18th and 19th September 2013 in Barcelona (Spain).

2010 - 2000

Year: 2009
Title: Local Uses of Aristolochia species and content of Aristolochic Acid 1 and 2 –  a global assessment based on bibliographic sources.
Authors: Heinrich, M., J. Chan, S. Wanke, Ch. Neinhuis and M.S.S. Simmonds
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/417986/1

Year: 2008
Title: A field research on ethno pharmaceutical culture in Turkish speaking Cypriot community in Greater London.
Authors: Yoney, A., J. Prieto and M. Heinrich
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/418000/1

Year: 2008
Title: Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant activity of six Cistus species.
Authors: Taila, S., Th. Efferth, B. Fiebich, and M.Heinrich
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/418001/1

Year: 2008
Title: The use of herbal medicines and spices in the Gujarati community in London.
Authors: Doshi, L and M. Heinrich
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/418007/1

Year: 2005
Title: The use of health foods, spices and other botanicals with the Sikh community in London.
Authors: Sandhu, Davinder S. and M. Heinrich.
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/418064/1

Year: 2005
Title: Use of herbal remedies by patients admitted to hospital. Abstract presented at UKCPA Symposium, Leeds, 18 November.
Authors: Franklin BD, Seedat H and Heinrich M.

Year: 2004
Title: Galanthamine from snowdrop – the development of a modern drug against Alzheimer's disease from local Caucasian knowledge.
Authors: Heinrich, M. and H.L. Teoh
Link: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/publication/418072/1