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Brangel, P., Sobarzo, A., Parolo, C., Miller, B.S., Howes, P.D., Gelkop, S., Lutwama, J.J., Dye, J.M., McKendry, R.A., Lobel, L., Stevens, M.M. 'A Serological Point-of-Care Test for the Detection of IgG Antibodies against Ebola Virus in Human Survivors' ACS Nano (2018); DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b07021


Loynachan, C.N., Thomas, M.R., Gray, E.R., Richards, D.A., Kim, J., Miller, B.S., Brookes, J.C., Agarwal, S., Chudasama, V., McKendry, R.A., Stevens, M.M. 'Platinum Nanocatalyst Amplification: Redefining the Gold Standard for Lateral Flow Immunoassays with Ultrabroad Dynamic Range' ACS Nano (2017); DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b06229

Turbé, V., Gray, E. R., Lawson, V. E., Nastouli, E., Brookes, J. C., Weiss, R. A., Pillay, D., Emery, V. C., Verrips, C. T., Yatsuda, H., Athey, D., McKendry, R. A. 'Towards an ultra-rapid smartphone- connected test for infectious diseases​' Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 11971 (2017); DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-11887-6

Ruiz-Sanchez, A. J., Parolo, C., Miller, B. S., Gray, E. R., Schlegel, K., McKendry, R. A. 'Tuneable plasmonic gold dendrimer nanochains for sensitive disease detection' Journals of Material Chemistry B (2017); DOI: 10.1039/C7TB01394A

Singh, A., Gibbs, J., Estcourt, C., Sonnenberg, Pam., Blandford, A. 'Are HIV Smartphone Apps and Online Interventions Fit for Purpose?' Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Digital Health (2017); DOI: 10.1145/3079452.3079469

Soh, J.H., Lin, Y., M. R. Thomas, M.R., Todorova, N., Kallepitis, C., Yarovsky, I., Ying, J.Y., Stevens, M.M. 'Distinct Bimodal Roles of Aromatic Molecules in Controlling Gold Nanorod Growth for Biosensing' Advanced Functional Materials (2017) 1700523; DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201700523

Kim, E., Howes, P.D., Crowder, S.W., Stevens, M.M. 'Multi-Amplified Sensing of MicroRNA by a Small DNA Fragment-Driven Enzymatic Cascade Reaction' ACS Sensors (2017); DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00601

Lin, Y., Pashuck, E.T., Thomas, M.R., Amdursky, N., Wang, S.-T., Chow, L.W., Stevens, M.M. 'Plasmonic Chirality Imprinting on Nucleobase-Displaying Supramolecular Nanohelices by Metal–Nucleobase Recognition' Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2017), 56, 2361; DOI: 10.1002/anie.201610976

Wang, S.-T, Lin, Y., Hsu, C.-C., Amdursky, N., Spicer, C.D., Stevens, M.M. 'Probing amylin fibrillation at an early stage via a tetracysteine-recognising fluorophore' Talanta (2017); DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2017.05.015 

Gray, E.R., Brookes, J.C., Caillat, C., Turbe, V., Webb, B.L., Granger, L.A., Miller, B.S., McCoy, L.E., El Khattabi, M., Verrips, C.T., Weiss, R.A., Duffy, D.M., Weissenhorn, W., McKendry, R.A. 'Unravelling the molecular basis of high affinity nanobodies against HIV p24: in vitro functional, structural and in silico insights.' ACS Infectious Diseases (2017); DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.6b00189

Lampos, V., Zou, B., Cox, I.J. 'Enhancing Feature Selection Using Word Embeddings: The Case of Flu Surveillance' WWW '17 Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web (2017); DOI: 10.1145/3038912.3052622


Aletras, N., Tsarapatsanis, D., Preotiuc-Pietro, D., Lampos, V. 'Predicting judicial decisions of the European Court of Human Rights: a Natural Language Processing perspective.' PeerJ Computer Science 2:e93 (2016); DOI: 10.7717/peerj-cs.93

Jauset-Rubio, M., Svobodová, M., Mairal, T., McNeil, C., Keegan, N., Saeed, A., Abbas, M. N., El-Shahawi, M. S., Bashammakh, A. S., Alyoubi, A. O., O'Sullivan, C. K. ‘Ultrasensitive, rapid and inexpensive detection of DNA using paper based lateral flow assay.’ Scientific Reports, 6, 37732, (2016); DOI: 10.1038/srep3773

Jauset-Rubio, M., Svobodová, M., Mairal, T., McNeil, C., Keegan, N., El-Shahawi, M. S., Bashammakh, A. S., Alyoubi, A. O., O’Sullivan, C. K. 'Aptamer Lateral Flow Assays for Ultrasensitive Detection of β-Conglutin Combining Recombinase Polymerase Amplification and Tailed Primers.' Analytical Chemistry (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03256

Lampos V., Aletras N., Geyti J.K., Zou B., Cox I.J. 'Inferring the Socioeconomic Status of Social Media Users Based on Behaviour and Language.' Advances in Information Retrieval. ECIR 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9626. Springer, Cham (2016); DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-30671-1_54

Maruani, A., Richards, D.A. & Chudasama, V. 'Dual modification of biomolecules' Org. Biomol. Chem (2016); DOI: 10.1039/C6OB01010E.

Hermans, R.L., Dueck, B., Ndieyira, J.W., McKendry, R.A. & Aeppli, G. 'Optical diffraction for measurements of nano-mechanical bending' Sci. Reports 6: 26690 (2016); DOI: 10.1038/srep26690.

Brookes, J.C., Bufacchi, R., Kondoh, J., Duffy, D.M., McKendry, R.A. 'Determining biosensing modes in SH-SAW device using 3D finite element analysis' Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical 234, 412-419 (2016); DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2016.03.103.

Gliddon, H.D., Howes, P.D., Kaforou, M., Levin, M., Stevens, M.M. 'A nucleic acid strand displacement system for the multiplexed detection of tuberculosis-specific mRNA using quantum dots' Nanoscale (2016); DOI: 10.1039/C6NR00484A.

Almeida, C.S., Herrmann, I.K., Howes, P.D. & Stevens, M.M. 'Tailoring Cellular Uptake of Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles Using Modular Amphiphilic Peptide Capping Ligands' Chemistry of Materials 27, 6879-6889 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b03337.

Zou, B., Lampos, V., Gorton, R. & Cox, I.J. 'On Infectious Intestinal Disease Surveillance using Social Media Content' Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Digital Health (2016); PDF.

Kostkova P., Brewer H., De Lusignan S., Fottrell E., Goldacre B., Hart G., Koczan P., Knight P., Marsolier C., McKendry R.A., Ross E., Sasse A., Sullivan R., Chaytor S., Stevenson O., Velho R. & Tooke J. 'Who Owns the Data? Open Data for Healthcare' Front. Public Health 4, 2296-2565 (2016); DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00007.


Preotiuc-Pietro, D., Lampos, V. & Aletras, N. 'An analysis of the user occupational class through Twitter content' Proceedings of the 53rd annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL (2015); PDF

Soh, J.H., Lin, y, Rana, S, Ying, J.Y. & Stevens, M.M. 'Colorimetric detection of small molecules in complex matrixes via target-mediated growth of aptamer-functionalized gold nanoparticles' Analytical Chemistry 87, 7644-7652 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b00875.

Lampos, V., Miller, A.C., Crossan, S. & Stefansen, C. 'Advances in nowcasting influenza-like influenza rates using search query logs' Scientific Reports 5, 12760 (2015); DOI: 10.1038/srep12760.

Preoţiuc-Pietro D., Volkova S., Lampos V., Bachrach Y. & Aletras N. 'Studying User Income through Language, Behaviour and Affect in Social Media' PLoS ONE 10(9): e0138717; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138717.

Wenham, C. & Edmunds, J. 'How effective is this year's flu vaccine' BMJ Blogs (2015).

Lampos, V., Yom-Tov, E., Pebody, R. & Cox, I.J. 'Assessing the impact of a health intervention via user-generated Internet content' Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 5, 1434-1457 (2015); DOI: 10.1007/s10618-015-0427-9.

Patil, S.B., Manuel V., Webb, B., Mazza, G., Pinzani, M., Soh, Y., McKendry, R.A. & Ndieyira, J.W. 'Decoupling competing surface binding kinetics and reconfiguration of receptor footprint for ultrasensitive stress assays' Nature Nanotechnology 10, 899-907 (2015); DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2015.174.

Hayward, A.C. et al. 'Natural T Cell–mediated Protection against Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza. Results of the Flu Watch Cohort Study' AJRCMB 191, 1422-1431 (2015); DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201411-1988OC.

Yom-Tov, E., Cox, I.J., Lampos, V. & Hayward, A.C. 'Estimating the secondary attack rate and serial interval of influenza-like illnesses using social media' Influenza and other respiratory viruses 9, 191-199 (2015); DOI: 10.1111/irv.12321.

Zhang, C., Zhou, S., Miller, J.C., Cox, I.J. & Chain, B.M. 'Optimizing Hybrid Spreading in Metapopulations' Scientific Reports 5, 9924 (2015); DOI: 10.1038/srep09924.

Yom-Tov, E., Borsa, D., Hayward, A.C., McKendry, R.A. & Cox, I.J. 'Automatic Identification of Web-Based Risk Markers for Health Events' Journal of Medical Internet Research 17(1):e29, (2015); DOI: 10.2196/jmir.4082


Kappeler, N. 'Cantilevers for biological monitoring: opportunities for classical and quantum physics' Contemporary Physics, (2014); DOI: 10.1080/00107514.2014.966615

Flanagan K., Harwood C., Lawry B. & Wipat A. 'A distributed computational search strategy for the identification of diagnostics targets: application to finding aptamer targets for methicillin-resistant staphylococci', J Integr Bioinform., 11, 242, (2014); DOI: 10.2390/biecoll-jib-2014-242

Langlois, P., Neshatvar. N., & Demosthenous, A. 'A sinusoidal current driver with an extended frequency range and multifrequency operation for bioimpedance applications', IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems9, 401-411, (2014); DOI: 10.1109/TBCAS.2014.2332136

Howes, P.D., Chandrawati, R. & Stevens, M.M. 'Colloidal nanoparticles as advanced biological sensors' Science, 346, 1247390–1247390 (2014); DOI: 10.1126/science.1247390

Howes, P.D., Rana, S. & Stevens, M.M. 'Plasmonic Nanomaterials for Biodiagnostics' Chem. Soc. Rev., 43, 3835–3853 (2014); DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60346F

Yom-Tov, E., Borsa, D., Cox, I.J. & McKendry, R.A. 'Detecting Disease Outbreaks in Mass Gatherings Using Internet Data' J. Med. Internet Res. 16(6):e154, (2014); DOI: 10.2196/jmir.3156.

Ndieyira, J. W., Kappeler, N., Logan, S., Cooper M.A., Abell, C., McKendry R.A. & Aeppli, G. 'Surface-stress sensors for rapid and ultrasensitive detection of active free drugs in human serum' Nature Nanotechnology 9, 225–232 (2014); DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2014.33.

Hayward, A.C. et al, 'Comparitive Community burden and severity of seasonal and pandemic influenza: results of Flu watch cohort study' The Lancet Respiratory Medicine 2, 445-454 (2014); DOI: 10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70034-7.


Kappeler N. 'Thoughts on an education' Nature Nanotechnology 8, 794–796 (2013); DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2013.239.

McKendry R.A. & Kappeler N. 'Sensors: Good vibrations for bad bacteria' Nature Nanotechnology 8, 483–484 (2013); DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2013.127.

McKendry, R.A. & Saxl, T.E. 'EPSRC IRC Submission of Evidence to the House of Commons Science & Technology Select Committee Inquiry into Antimicrobial Resistance' (2013).