Active Research Initiatives
Past Research Initiatives
1) Drug delivery – Anterior Eye
2) Drug delivery – Posterior Eye
3) Contact Lens
5) In Vivo Ocular Testing
Thermo-Sensitivity and Erosion of Chitosan Crosslinked Poly[N-Isopropylacrylamide-Co-(Acrylic Acid)-Co-(Methyl Methacrylate)] Hydrogels for Application to the Inferior Fornix.
Ross, Mitchell, Emily Anne Hicks, Talena Rambarran, and Heather Sheardown
A Radiolabeling Method for Precise Quantification of Polymers.
Bioconjugate Chemistry. American Chemical Society (ACS)
Liu, Lina, Talena Rambarran, Ben Muirhead, Frances Lasowski, and Heather Sheardown
Phenylboronic Acid Modified Hydrogel Materials and Their Potential for Use in Contact Lens Based Drug Delivery.
Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition
Liu, Lina, Talena Rambarran, and Heather Sheardown
Delivery of Cells to the Cornea Using Synthetic Biomaterials.
Cornea. OVID Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Ross, Mitchell, Nicole Amaral, Aftab Taiyab, and Heather Sheardown
Dr. Sheardown holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair Ophthalmic Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems. She is an expert in drug delivery, contact lens materials, IOLs, polymer chemistry, and bioengineering in the ophthalmic space.