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International Collaborators

I.  Dr. H. M. H. N. Bandara  

1.  Wang Y, Bandara HMHN, Mikkelsen D, Samaranayake LP (2017). Effects of tea extracts on the colonization behaviour of Candida species: attachment inhibition and biofilm enhancement. J Med Microbiol. 2017 In press

2. Bandara HMHN*, Matsubara VH* (Shared first authors) & Samaranayake LP (2017) Future therapies targeted towards eliminating Candida biofilms and associated infections. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy: 2017 Mar;15(3):299-318 (IF: 3.461)

3. Bandara HMHN, Herpin MJ, Kolacny Jr. D, Harb A, Romanovicz D, & Smyth HDC (2016) Incorporation of farnesol significantly increases the efficacy of liposomal ciprofloxacin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms in vitro. Molecular Pharmaceutics: 2016 Aug 1;13(8):2760-70. (IF: 4.384)

4.   Matsubara VH, Bandara HMHN, Ishikawa KH, Mayer MPA, Samaranayake LP (2016) The role of probiotic bacteria in managing periodontitis: a systematic review. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy: 2016 Jul;14(7):643-55. (IF: 3.461).

5. Matsubara VH, Wang Y, Bandara HMHN, Mayer MPA, Samaranayake LP (2016) Probiotic lactobacilli inhibit early stages of Candida albicans biofilm development by reducing their growth, cell adhesion and filamentation. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2016 Jul;100(14):6415-26. (IF: 3.337)

6. Matsubara VH, Bandara HMHN, Mayer MPA, Samaranayake LP (2016) Probiotics as antifungals in mucosal candidiasis. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2016 Jan 29. pii: ciw038 (IF: 8.886)

7.  Bandara HMHN, Nguyen D, Mogarala SV, Osinski M, Smyth HDC (2015) Magnetic fields suppress Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms and enhance the activity of ciprofloxacin. Biofouling 2015 May; 31(5):443-57. (IF: 3.415)

8.   Bandara HMHN*, Du J* (shared first authors), Du P, Huang H, Hoang K, Nguyen D, Mogarala SV & Smyth HDC (2014) Improved antimicrobial activity of polyethylene glycol conjugated tobramycin compared to tobramycin in P. aeruginosa biofilms. Mol Pharm. 2015 May 4;12(5):1544-53 (IF: 4.384)

9.  Hua X, Tan S, Bandara HMHN, Fu Y, Liu S, Smyth HDC (2014) Externally Controlled Triggered-Release of Drug from PLGA Micro and Nanoparticles. PLoS One. 2014 Dec 5;9(12): e114271 (IF: 3.534)

10.  Ellepola ANB, Joseph BK, Samaranayake LP, Bandara HMHN, Khan ZU (2014) Impact of brief and sequential exposure to nystatin, amphotericin B, ketoconazole, and fluconazole in modulating adhesion traits of oral Candida dubliniensis isolates. J Investig Clin Dent. 2014 Nov 

11.  Anil S, Hashem M, Vellappally S, Patil S, Bandara HMHN, Samaranayake LP (2014) Sub-inhibitory concentrations of antifungals suppress hemolysin activity of oral Candida albicans and Candida tropicalis isolates from HIV-infected individuals. Mycopathologia. 2014 Oct;178(3-4):207-15 (IF: 1.528)

12. Bandara HMHN, Harb A, Kolacny Jr. D, Martins P, & Smyth HDC (2014) Sound waves effectively assist tobramycin in elimination of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms in vitro. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2014 Dec;15(6):1644-54 (IF: 1.641)

13.  Samaranayake YH, Bandara HMHN, Cheung BPK, Yau JYY, Yeung SKW, & Samaranayake LP (2013). Enteric gram-negative bacilli suppress Candida biofilms on Foley urinary catheters. APMIS; 122(1):47-58 (IF: 2.042)

14.  Bandara HMHN, Cheung BPK, Watt RM, Jin LJ & Samaranayake LP (2013) Pseudomonas aeruginosa lipopolysaccharide inhibits Candida albicans hyphae formation and alters gene expression during biofilm development. Mol Oral Microbiol Feb;28(1):54-69 (IF: 2.784)

15. Bandara HMHN, Cheung BPK, Watt RM, Jin LJ & Samaranayake LP (2013) Secretory products of Escherichia coli biofilm modulates Candida biofilm formation and hyphal development.  Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry.  Aug; 4(3):186-99.