Professor Fariba Dehghani

M.Eng The University of Shiraz Iran, PhD UNSW
Professor
Director of Bioengineering Research and Postgraduate coursework
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

J01 - Chemical Engineering Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 4794
Fax +61 2 9351 2854

Website Bioengineering & Biophysics

Biotechnology and Biomolecular Engineering

School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Curriculum vitae Curriculum vitae

Research interests

Professor Fariba Dehghani's work in bioengineering research focuses on developing technologies for processing biomaterials, with particular emphasis on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

"My research aims to develop sustainable, low-energy, benign processes for manufacturing bio-products and to reduce organic solvent consumption. For instance, currently I am looking into developing bio-inspired materials and technologies to engineer tissues and organs, and investigating whether these can translate to clinical outcomes. This involves novel materials and implant devices as well as compounds for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, viral infections, cancer, osteoporosis and a range of other health issues.

"My work focuses on synthesising biodegradable polymers, bioglasses, and hybrids with unique feature for tissue engineering. I also aim to develop materials for minimally invasive surgery and overcome current issues for injectable formulations including degradability, injectability and mechanical strength. Overcoming these will have a major impact on developing materials that can resolve many health issues, including sport injuries and bone defects. I am currently investigating applications of these new classes of biomaterials for drug delivery and cartilage and bone repair.

"Another example of my research is the use of nano- and micro-particles for targeted drug delivery - such as in the treatment of cancer. The use of such small particles as an avenue for drug delivery can improve bioavailability by enabling drugs to permeate cell walls, minimising necessary doses and side effects.

"My bioengineering research has resulted in developing a fermentation process that led to producing an oil rich in vitamin K, with greater bioavailability. The concentration of this compound is 25-fold higher than any commercially available food on the market. This oil can be used in the formulation of food products to reduce the risk of osteoporotic fractures and cardiovascular disease.

"I've been working in this field since 1998, and joined the University of Sydney in 2006. Working here provides a collegial environment where I can collaborate with other disciplines and internationally prominent research teams."

Teaching and supervision

CHNG3804 - Biochemical Engineering

CHNG5022 - Capstone Project B Extended

CHNG5222 - Dissertation A

CHNG5223 - Dissertation B

CHNG5603 - Analysis, Modelling, Control: BioPhy Sys

CHNG5605 - Bio-Products: Laboratory to Marketplace

CHNG5701 - Foundation of Conservation and Transport Processes

CHNG5804 - Foundations of Biochemical Engineering

Associations

  • Member of technical Committee of Bio-nanotechnology for Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS, IEEE), the world's largest international society of biomedical engineers
  • Chair for the EMBS Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine Conference, Kanapali, Hawaii, 3rd -7th December 2012.
  • Member of program committee for Annual International Conference on Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Chemical Process (CCECP 2013), Singapore, 25th -26th February 2013.
  • Advisory member of the scientific committee for the International Conference on Process Intensification for Sustainable Chemical Industries (ICPI2011) Beijing, China, on June 26-29, 2011.
  • Associate editor of Journal Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • Assessor for ARC grants (Discovery, Linkage, Future Fellows, etc)

Awards and honours

  • 2013 Australia-Harvard Fellowship award
  • Research award from IChemE in 2012 for the best oral presentation
  • Gold Star Award from the Vice Chancellor at the University of New South Wales for a grant application (2005)
  • John Brodie Medal from the Institute of Engineers, Australia for Achievement in Chemical Engineering (1999)
  • A travelling award to attend the fourth international symposium of supercritical fluids in Sendai, Japan (1998)
  • My research has received 10 awards from Hays Corporation and other companies in conversazione at USyd and also IChemE, since 2007 for innovation in process and material development.

In the media

Patents:

  1. Dehghani F, Kavanagh J, Regtop HL, Talbot A, Berenjian A, Mahanama R, Fermentation and in situ extraction of products, Aus. Prov. Pat. No. 2013900664.
  2. Dehghani F, Ravarian R, Chrzanowski W, Improved PMMA-hybrid network, Aus. Prov. Pat. No. 2013900475.
  3. Dehghani F, Weiss A, Wei H, Mithieux S, Fathi A, A peptide-hydrogel composite, PCT/AU 2012/001566.
  4. Dehghani F, Zhong X, Organometallic catalyst and preparation thereof, Patent PCT Int. Appl. (2010), WO 2010069000
  5. Dehghani F, Annabi N, Mithieux S, Weiss A, Hydrogels derived from biological polymers PCT Int. Appl. (2009), WO 2009105820.
  6. Foster, N.R., Regtop, H.L., Dehghani, F, Bustami, R.T., Chan, H-K., Synthesis of small particles. PCT Int. Appl. (2002), 43 pp CODEN: PIXXD2 WO 0245690 A1 20020613 AN2002:449482
  7. Foster NR; Regtop HL; Dehghani F, Preparation of small particles for pharmaceutical delivery. PCT Int. Appl. (2003), 37 pp. WO 2003047553 A1 20030612
  8. Foster NR; Regtop HL; Dehghani F; Tandya A, Formulation of fine particles using liquefied or dense gases. PCT Int. Appl. (2003), 36 pp., WO 2003088951, A1 20031030.
  9. Foster NR; Dehghani F; Combes G, Regtop H L; Particles Synthesis Apparatus and Method, 22 pp., WO2004/089524, A1 20041012.

National and International Recognition

Invited and Keynote Speaker:

  • NSF workshop on BioMEMS and Tissue Engineering, Cambridge, MA from July 29th-August 2nd, 2013
  • 12th International Conference on Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials (12th ICFPAM), 8-12 December 2013, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Tissue engineering workshop held at Harvard Medical School, Boston, US, 29th November 2012
  • The International Symposium of Regenerative Medicine in World Class University (ITREN-WCU), Dankook University, Korea, 20th November 2012.
  • Tissue engineering workshop in School of Mechanical Engineering, Seoul University of Technology as part of World Class University program, Seoul, Korea, 21st November 2012.
  • 2011 ITREN 13th Symposium of WPI-AIMR Annual Meeting, Sendai, Japan, 21-24 February.
  • The International Conference on Process Intensification for Sustainable Chemical Industries (ICPI2011) Beijing, China, on June 26-29, 2011.
  • Sharif University and Baboul University of Technology, Iran, November 2010.
  • 5th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF), Atlanta April 2000.

Themes

Biomedical engineering and technology

Selected grants

2013

  • ATVRE - Assistive Technologies for Virtual Rehabilitation Engineering; Feng D, Dehghani F, Dunstan C, Jin C, Kim J, Li Q, McEwan A, Ruys A, Brooker G, Buckley T, Cai W, Davis G, Fornusek C, Fulham M, Khadra M, Mohamed A, Murray G, Peck C, Vucetic B, Weiss A; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).
  • Microfluidic fabrication of engineered tissues; Khademhosseini A, Dehghani F; DVC Research/International Research Collaboration Award (IRCA).
  • nanoIR - nanoscale bioimaging with continuous mapping of chemical and physical properties; Gomes V, Dehghani F, Gan Y, Chang L, Jabbarzadeh-Khoei A, McKenzie D, Hanaor D, Zhou F, Chrzanowski W, Braet F, Bilek M, Chan H, Perrier S, O'Neill G, Ammit A, Brand-Miller J, McEwan A, Hawkett B, Kondyurin A, Li Q, Burgess J, Li Z; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • WITEC Alpha 300R High Throughput Microscope - Confocal Raman Microscope; Traini D, Young P, Murray M, Dehghani F, Chan H, Oliver B, Holst J; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.
  • Australia-Harvard Fellowship; Dehghani F; Harvard Club of Australia Foundation/Australia - Harvard Fellowship.

2012

  • Clean Technologies for the synthesis and purification of a biohybrid and biodegradable polymer; Chrzanowski W, Dehghani F; BlueScope Steel - Lysaght Technology/Project Support.
  • Clean Technologies for the synthesis and purification of a biohybrid and biodegradable polymer; Dehghani F, Chrzanowski W; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
  • Versatile elastin based hybrid hydrogels for chondrocyte transplantation and repair; Weiss A, Dehghani F; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2011

  • Antioxidant Extraction from Wine Waste Using Sub-Super Critical Fluids; Aliakbarian B, Dehghani F; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations/Endeavour Awards - Scholarships and Fellowships.
  • qNano scanning ion occlusion spectroscopy (SIOS); Chrzanowski W, Bebawy M, Dehghani F, Chan H, Rohanizadeh R, Hawkett B; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • The Instron testing material instrument (Model 5943); Dehghani F, Weiss A, Bilek M, Zreiqat H, Dunstan C, Chrzanowski W, Rohanizadeh R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2010

  • Engineering of novel ferrocene-based cross-linked hybrid intelligent micelles with anti-tumour efficacy fro drug delivery; Wei H, Wei H, Dehghani F; DVC Research/Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme.
  • New fermentation and purification production technologies for menaquinone-7 for promoting bone and cardiovascular health; Regtop H, Dehghani F, Kavanagh J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).
  • Fabrication of microchannels in hydrogels; Khademhosseini A, Dehghani F; Harvard Club of Australia Foundation/Research Support.
  • Extraction and purification of a novel glycoprotein with antiviral activity from an Australian mollusc; Dehghani F, Patane M, Cuthbertson A, Cavanagh B, Gomes V; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2009

  • Benign fabrication of microfluidic hydrogel for improved artificial vasculature in bone implants; Dehghani F, Kazarian S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2007

  • A rapid-rotation dense gas precipitation process for the production of pharmaceutical fine powders; Dehghani F; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.
  • State of the art high resolution thermal analysis suite for the life and material sciences; Stewart P, Young P, Traini D, Chan H, Murray M, Dehghani F, Hibbs D, Larson I, Warr G, Weiss A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2006

  • Carbon dioxide: Solvent, carrier and reagent, for novel polymer networks with controlled nano-architectures; Foster N, Dehghani F; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Combes, G., Dehghani, F., Mammucari, R., Foster, N. (2005). Hydrogenation reactions in dense gas systems. In Lee, S. and LaPierre, C. W (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing, (pp. 1337-1348). United States: Marcel Dekker.
  • Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2005). Processing pharmaceuticals using dense gas technologies. In Lee, S. and LaPierre, C. W (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing, (pp. 2451-2459). United States: Marcel Dekker.

Journals

  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2014). Designing of an Intensification Process for Biosynthesis and Recovery of Menaquinone-7. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 172, 1347-1357. [More Information]
  • Talaei Zanjani, N., Sairi, F., Marshall, G., Saksena, M., Valtchev, P., Gomes, V., Cunningham, A., Dehghani, F. (2014). Formulation of abalone hemocyanin with high antiviral activity and stability. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 53(1), 77-85. [More Information]
  • Cheng, T., Valtchev, P., Murphy, C., Cantrill, L., Dehghani, F., Little, D., Schindeler, A. (2013). A sugar-based phase-transitioning delivery system for bone tissue-engineering. European Cells and Materials, 26, 208-221. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Chan, N., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2013). Effect of Biofilm Formation by Bacillus subtilis natto on Menaquinone-7 Biosynthesis. Molecular Biotechnology, 54(2), 371-378. [More Information]
  • Vrana, N., Lavalle, P., Dokmeci, M., Dehghani, F., Ghaemmaghami, A., Khademhosseini, A. (2013). Engineering Functional Epithelium for Regenerative Medicine and In Vitro Organ Models: A Review. Tissue Engineering. Part B. Reviews, 19(6), 529-543. [More Information]
  • Fathi, A., Lee, S., Zhong, X., Hon, N., Valtchev, P., Dehghani, F. (2013). Fabrication of interpenetrating polymer network to enhance the biological activity of synthetic hydrogels. Polymer, 54(21), 5534-5542. [More Information]
  • Ravarian, R., Wei, H., Rawal, A., Hook, J., Chrzanowski, W., Dehghani, F. (2013). Molecular interactions in coupled PMMA-bioglass hybrid networks. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 1(13), 1835-1845. [More Information]
  • Ravarian, R., Zhong, X., Barbeck, M., Ghanaati, S., Kirkpatrick, C., Murphy, C., Schindeler, A., Chrzanowski, W., Dehghani, F. (2013). Nanoscale Chemical Interaction Enhances the Physical Properties of Bioglass Composites. ACS Nano, 7(10), 8469-8483. [More Information]
  • Ghadiri, M., Chrzanowski, W., Lee, W., Fathi, A., Dehghani, F., Rohanizadeh, R. (2013). Physico-chemical, mechanical and cytotoxicity characterizations of Laponite®/alginate nanocomposite. Applied Clay Science, 85, 64-73. [More Information]
  • Tibbitt, M., Fathi, A., Dehghani, F., Dokmeci, M., Khademhosseini, A. (2013). Research highlights. Lab on a Chip, 13(16), 3148-3151. [More Information]
  • Lee, S., Zhong, X., Valtchev, P., Dehghani, F. (2013). Synthesis of a biodegradable polymer in gas expanded solution: Effect of the process on cytocompatibility. Green Chemistry, 15(5), 1280-1291. [More Information]
  • Syed Muhammad, S., Oubani, H., Abbas, A., Chan, H., Kwok, P., Dehghani, F. (2013). The production of dry powder by the sonocrystallisation for inhalation drug delivery. Powder Technology, 246, 337-344. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2013). Vitamin K series: current status and future prospects. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, , 1-10. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2012). Advances in menaquinone-7 production by bacillus subtilis natto: Fed-batch glycerol addition. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 8(2), 105-110. [More Information]
  • Chrzanowski, W., Yeow, W., Rohanizadeh, R., Dehghani, F. (2012). Bone bonding ability-how to measure it? RSC Advances, 2(24), 9214-9223. [More Information]
  • Ostrovidov, S., Annabi, N., Seidi, A., Ramalingam, M., Dehghani, F., Kaji, H., Khademhosseini, A. (2012). Controlled Release of Drugs from Gradient Hydrogels for High-Throughput Analysis of Cell-Drug Interactions. Analytical Chemistry, 84(3), 1302-1309. [More Information]
  • Aliakbarian, B., Fathi, A., Peregoa, P., Dehghani, F. (2012). Extraction of antioxidants from winery wastes using subcritical water. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 65(May), 18-24. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Dehghani, F. (2012). Fabrication of biomimetic poly(propylene carbonate) scaffolds by using carbon dioxide as a solvent, monomer and foaming agent. Green Chemistry, 14(9), 2523-2533. [More Information]
  • Ji, C., Annabi, N., Hosseinkhani, M., Sivaloganathan, S., Dehghani, F. (2012). Fabrication of Poly-DL-Lactide/Polyethylene Glycol Scaffolds Using the Gas Foaming Technique. Acta Biomaterialia, 8(2), 570-578. [More Information]
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Regtop, H., Talbot, A., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2012). Modeling Menaquinone 7 production in tray type solid state fermenter. ANZIAM Journal, 53, C354-C372.
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2012). Modeling the Effect of Bed Height and Particle Size for Vitamin K2 Production in a Static Bed Fermenter. Engineering Letters, 20(1), 16-19.
  • Wei, H., Perrier, S., Dehn, S., Ravarian, R., Dehghani, F. (2012). One-pot ATRP synthesis of a triple hydrophilic block copolymer with dual LCSTs and its thermo-induced association behavior. Soft Matter, 8(37), 9526-9528. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Lu, Z., Valtchev, P., Wei, H., Zreiqat, H., Dehghani, F. (2012). Surface modification of poly(propylene carbonate) by aminolysis and layer-by-layer assembly for enhanced cytocompatibility. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 93(1), 75-84. [More Information]
  • Lee, S., Valtchev, P., Dehghani, F. (2012). Synthesis and purification of poly(l-lactic acid) using a one step benign process. Green Chemistry, 14(5), 1357-1366. [More Information]
  • Syed Muhammad, S., Tang, P., Chan, H., Dehghani, F. (2012). The effect of lactose micro-spherical crystals prepared by conditioning with supercritical fluid on salbutamol sulphate inhalation performance. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 71, 92-101. [More Information]
  • Wei, H., Ravarian, R., Dehn, S., Perrier, S., Dehghani, F. (2011). Construction of temperature responsive hybrid crosslinked self-assemblies based on PEG-b-P(MMA-co-MPMA)-b-PNIPAAm triblock copolymer: ATRP synthesis and thermoinduced association behavior. Journal of Polymer Science. Part A, Polymer Chemistry, 49(8), 1809-1820. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Biffin, R., Regtop, H., Valtchev, P., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2011). Efficient media for high menaquinone-7 production: Response surface methodology approach. New Biotechnology, 28(6), 665-672. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F., Annabi, N. (2011). Engineering Porous Scaffolds Using Gas-Based Techniques. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 22(5), 661-666. [More Information]
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Valtchev, P., Talbot, A., Biffin, R., Regtop, H., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2011). Enhanced production of menaquinone 7 via solid substrate fermentation from Bacillus subtilis. International Journal of Food Engineering, 7(5), 17-1-17-23. [More Information]
  • Ji, C., Khademhosseini, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). Enhancing cell penetration and proliferation in chitosan hydrogels for tissue engineering applications. Biomaterials, 32(36), 9719-9729. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Ji, C., Chan, A., Kazarian, S., Ruys, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of chitosan/poly(epsilon-caprolactone) composite hydrogels for tissue engineering applications. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 22(2), 279-288. [More Information]
  • Chengdong, J., Annabi, N., Khademhosseini, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of porous chitosan scaffolds for soft tissue engineering using dense gas CO2. Acta Biomaterialia, 7, 1653-1664. [More Information]
  • Annabi, N., Fathi, A., Mithieux, S., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of Porous PCL/elastin Composite Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 59, 157-167. [More Information]
  • Alobeedallah, H., Ellis, J., Rohanizadeh, R., Coster, H., Dehghani, F. (2011). Preparation of Nanostructured Hydroxyapatite in Organic lvents for Clinical Applications. Trends in Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, 25(1), 12-19.
  • Annabi, N., Fathi, A., Mithieux, S., Martens, P., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). The effect of elastin on chondrocyte adhesion and proliferation on poly (3-caprolactone)/elastin composites. Biomaterials, 32(6), 1517-1525. [More Information]
  • Syed Muhammad, S., Langrish, T., Tang, P., Adi, H., Chan, H., Kazarian, S., Dehghani, F. (2010). A novel method for the production of crystalline micronised particles. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 388(1-2), 114-122. [More Information]
  • Annabi, N., Nichol, J., Zhong, X., Ji, C., Koshy, S., Khademhosseini, A., Dehghani, F. (2010). Controlling the Porosity and Microarchitecture of Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering. Tissue Engineering. Part B. Reviews, 16(4), 371-383.
  • Annabi, N., Mithieux, S., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2010). Cross-linked open-pore elastic hydrogels based on tropoelastin, elastin and high pressure CO(2). Biomaterials, 31(7), 1655-1665. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Ji, C., Chan, A., Kazarian, S., Ruys, A., Dehghani, F. (2010). Fabrication of chitosan/poly(ε-caprolactone) composite hydrogels for tissue engineering applications. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 22, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Dehghani, F. (2010). Solvent free synthesis of organometallic catalysts for the copolymerisation of carbon dioxide and propylene oxide. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 98(3-4), 101-111. [More Information]
  • Ellis, J., Titone, J., Tomasko, D., Annabi, N., Dehghani, F. (2010). Supercritical CO2 sterilization of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 52(2), 235-240.
  • Liu, J., Ebert, A., Variava, M., Dehghani, F., Harris, A. (2010). Surface Modification and Pt Functionalisation of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes in Methanol Expanded with Supercritical CO2. Chemical Engineering Journal, 165(3), 974-979. [More Information]
  • Ji, C., Barrett, A., Poole-Warren, L., Foster, N., Dehghani, F. (2010). The development of a dense gas solvent exchange process for the impregnation of pharmaceuticals into porous chitosan. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 391(1 to 2), 187-196. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F., Annabi, N., Titus, M., Valtchev, P., Tumilar, A. (2009). Sterilization of Ginseng Using a High Pressure CO 2 at Moderate Temperatures. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 102(2), 569-576. [More Information]
  • Annabi, N., Mithieux, S., Boughton, E., Ruys, A., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2009). Synthesis of highly porous crosslinked elastin hydrogels and their interaction with fibroblasts in vitro. Biomaterials, 30(27), 4550-4557. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F., Meure, L., Knott, R., Foster, N. (2009). The depressurisation of an expanded solution into aqueous media for the bulk production of liposomes. Langmuir, 25(1), 326-337. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F., Aliakbarian, B., Peregoa, P. (2009). The effect of citric acid on the phenolic contents of olive oil. Food Chemistry, 116(3), 617-623. [More Information]
  • Annabi, N., Mithieux, S., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2009). The fabrication of elastin-based hydrogels using high pressure CO2. Biomaterials, 30(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Meure, L., Foster, N., Dehghani, F. (2008). Conventional and dense gas techniques for the production of liposomes: a review. AAPS PharmSciTech, 9(3), 798-809.
  • Dehghani, F., Annabi, N., Valtchev, P., Mithieux, S., Weiss, A., Kazarian, S., Tay, F. (2008). Effect of dense gas CO2 on the coacervation of elastin. Biomacromolecules, 9(4), 1100-1105. [More Information]
  • Barrett, A., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2008). Increasing the dissolution rate of itraconazole processed by gas antisolvent techniques using polyethylene glycol as carrier. Pharmaceutical Research, 25(6), 1274-1289. [More Information]
  • LeClair Ellis, J., Tomasko, D., Dehghani, F. (2008). Novel dense CO2 technique for beta-galactosidase immobilization in polystyrene microchannels. Biomacromolecules, 9(3), 1027-1034.
  • Sih, R., Armenti, M., Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2008). Viscosity measurements on saturated gas-expanded liquid systems-Ethanol and carbon dioxide. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 43(3), 460-468.
  • Tandya, A., Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2007). Dense gas processing of polymeric controlled release formulations. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 328, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Sih, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2007). Viscosity measurements on gas expanded liquid systems - Methanol and carbon dioxide. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 41(1), 148-157.
  • Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2006). Dense Gas Processing of Micron-Sized Drug Formulations Incorporating Hydroxypropylated and Methylated Beta-Cyclodextrin. Pharmaceutical Research, 23(2), 429-437. [More Information]
  • Combes, G., Coen, E., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2006). Kinetic Study of the Hydrogenation of 2-(6-Methoxy-2-naphthyl)propenoic Acid to (S)-Naproxen with Ruthenium BINAP Catalyst in Methanol. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 45(4), 1281-1290.
  • Tandya, A., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2006). Micronization of cyclosporine using dense gas techniques. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 37(3), 272-278.
  • Combes, G., Coen, E., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2005). Dense CO2 expanded methanol solvent system for synthesis of naproxen via enantioselective hydrogenation. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 36(2), 127-136.
  • Meure, L., Warwick, B., Dehghani, F., Regtop, H., Foster, N. (2004). Increasing copper indomethacin solubility by co-precipitation with polyvinylpyrrolidone using the aerosol solvent extraction system. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 43(4), 1103-1112.
  • Bezanehtak, K., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2004). Vapour-liquid equilibrium for the carbon dioxide+hydrogen+methanol ternary system. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 49(3), 430-434.
  • Foster, N., Dehghani, F., Charoenchaitrakool, K., Warwick, B. (2003). Application of dense gas techniques for the production of fine particles. AAPS PharmSciTech, 5(2, Article 11), 1-7.
  • Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2003). Dense gas anti-solvent processes for pharmaceutical formulation. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, 7(4-5), 363-369. [More Information]
  • Spilimbergo, S., Dehghani, F., Bertucco, A., Foster, N. (2003). Inactivation of bacteria and spores by pulsed electric field and high pressure CO2 at low temperature. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 82(1), 118-125. [More Information]
  • Coen, E., Quinn, J., Dehghani, F., Foster, N., Davis, T. (2003). Molecular weight fractionation of poly(methyl methacrylate) using Gas Anti-Solvent techniques. Polymer, 44(12), 3477-3481.
  • Foster, N., Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Barrett, A., Bezanehtak, K., Coen, E., Combes, G., Meure, L., Ng, A., Regtop, H., et al (2003). Processing pharmaceutical compounds using dense-gas technology. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 42(25), 6476-6493.
  • Stanton, L., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2002). Improving drug delivery using polymers and supercritical fluid technology. Australian Journal of Chemistry: an international journal for chemical science, 55(6-7), 443-447.
  • Sze Tu, L., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2002). Micronisation and microencapsulation of pharmaceuticals using a carbon dioxide antisolvent. Powder Technology, 126(2), 134-149.
  • Warwick, B., Dehghani, F., Foster, N., Biffin, J., Regtop, H. (2002). Micronisation of copper-indomethacin using gas anti-solvent processes. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 41(8), 1993-2004.
  • Bezanehtak, K., Combes, G., Dehghani, F., Foster, N., Tomasko, D. (2002). Vapor-liquid equilibrium for binary systems of carbon dioxide + methanol, hydrogen + methanol, and hydrogen + carbon dioxide at high pressures. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 47(2), 161-168.

Conferences

  • Wong, J., Kwok, P., Fathi, A., Dehghani, F., Chan, H. (2013). Electrostatic properties of dry powder inhaler formulations: effect of crystallinity. RDD Europe 2013, Richmond, VA: Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Negahi Shirazi, A., Fathi, A., Dehghani, F. (2013). The effect of cellulose nanofibres on mechanical properties and bioactivity of natural polymers. 2012 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Regtop, H., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2012). Effect of Temperature on Biofilm and MK-7 Formation by Bacillus subtilis natto. American Society for Microbiology 112th General Meeting, San Francisco: American Society for Microbiology.
  • Fathi, A., Wei, H., Chrzanowski, W., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2012). Synthesis of Functionalized-thermo responsive-water soluble Co-polymer for Conjugation to Protein for Biomedical Applications. 2012 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Regtop, H., Talbot, A., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2011). A mathematical model for solid phase fermentation of Vitamin K2 in tray bioreactors. 10th Engineering Mathematics and Applications Conference (EMAC 2011), publisher: publisher.
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Talbot, A., Biffin, R., Regtop, H., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2011). Effects of Inoculation Loading and Substrate Bed Thickness on the Production of Menaquinone 7 via Solid State Fermentation. World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011 (WCECS 2011), Hong Kong, China: Newswood Limited.
  • Fathi, A., Ravarian, R., Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of interpenetrate Chitosan: Bioactive glass, using dense gas CO2. 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS 2011), Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of poly(propylene carbonate)/gelatin composite via layer-by-layer assembly for cytocompatibility assessment. 19th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering (ICCE 2011), publisher: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2011). Gradient hydrogels for high throughput drug screening. 15th International Conference of Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, publisher: publisher.
  • Ravarian, R., Wei, H., Dehghani, F. (2011). Improving the bioactivity of bioglass/ (PMMA-co-MPMA) organic/inorganic hybrid. 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS 2011), Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Valtchev, P., Talbot, A., Biffin, J., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2011). Menaquinone-7 extraction from fermentation medium. Chemeca 2011: Engineering a Better World, Sydney, Australia: Engineers Australia.
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2011). Solid-substrate fermentation of Menaquinone 7 with Bacillus subtilis: Comparison of continuous rotation with stationary bed fermentation in different Initial Moisture Levels. Chemeca 2011: Engineering a Better World, Sydney, Australia: Engineers Australia.
  • Er, Y., Liu, D., Patane, M., Dehghani, F., Gomes, V. (2011). Structure and Thermal Stability of a Protein from Molluscs. Chemeca 2011: Engineering a Better World, Sydney, Australia: Engineers Australia.
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Biffin, R., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2011). The Effect of Amino-acids and Glycerol Addition on MK-7 Production. World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011 (WCECS 2011), Hong Kong, China: Newswood Limited.
  • Zhong, X., Ji, C., Kazarian, S., Ruys, A., Dehghani, F. (2010). Chitosan/Poly (e-Caprolactone) Composite Hydrogel for Tissue Engineering Applications. The 26th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, United States: Springer.
  • Wei, H., Dehghani, F. (2010). Preparation of Novell Shell Cross-Linked Thermoresponsive Hybrid Micelles with Anti-Tumor Efficacy. TechConnect: World Conference & Expo 2010, USA: CRC Press.
  • Abbas, A., Faua'ad Syed Muhammad, S., Oubani, H., Romagnoli, J., Dehghani, F. (2009). Spinning Disk Reactor for the Fabrication of Nanoparticles. CHEMECA 2009, Australia: Engineers Australia.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). A Novel Method of Fabrication of Porous Chitosan for Biomedical or Pharmaceutical Applications. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Co-Precipitation of Econazole-Polyvinylpyrroldine by the ASES Process. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Co-precipitation of Protein/Excipient Using Aerosol Solvent Extraction System. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Dense gas anti-solvent processing of cylodextrin form aqueous solution. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Measurement of the Liquid Viscosity of CO2/Methanol Expanded Solvent Systems. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Micronisation and co-precipitation of Grisofulvin and Poly ethylene glycol by dense gas processes. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Micronisation of Mefenamic Acid- Effect of Process and Carrier. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Micronization of Cyclosporine Using Dense Gas Technique. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.

Patents

  • Chan, H., Foster, N., Regtop, H., Dehghani, F., Bustami, R. (2006). Synthesis Of Small Particles. Patent No. 2002221320.

2014

  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2014). Designing of an Intensification Process for Biosynthesis and Recovery of Menaquinone-7. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 172, 1347-1357. [More Information]
  • Talaei Zanjani, N., Sairi, F., Marshall, G., Saksena, M., Valtchev, P., Gomes, V., Cunningham, A., Dehghani, F. (2014). Formulation of abalone hemocyanin with high antiviral activity and stability. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 53(1), 77-85. [More Information]

2013

  • Cheng, T., Valtchev, P., Murphy, C., Cantrill, L., Dehghani, F., Little, D., Schindeler, A. (2013). A sugar-based phase-transitioning delivery system for bone tissue-engineering. European Cells and Materials, 26, 208-221. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Chan, N., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2013). Effect of Biofilm Formation by Bacillus subtilis natto on Menaquinone-7 Biosynthesis. Molecular Biotechnology, 54(2), 371-378. [More Information]
  • Wong, J., Kwok, P., Fathi, A., Dehghani, F., Chan, H. (2013). Electrostatic properties of dry powder inhaler formulations: effect of crystallinity. RDD Europe 2013, Richmond, VA: Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Vrana, N., Lavalle, P., Dokmeci, M., Dehghani, F., Ghaemmaghami, A., Khademhosseini, A. (2013). Engineering Functional Epithelium for Regenerative Medicine and In Vitro Organ Models: A Review. Tissue Engineering. Part B. Reviews, 19(6), 529-543. [More Information]
  • Fathi, A., Lee, S., Zhong, X., Hon, N., Valtchev, P., Dehghani, F. (2013). Fabrication of interpenetrating polymer network to enhance the biological activity of synthetic hydrogels. Polymer, 54(21), 5534-5542. [More Information]
  • Ravarian, R., Wei, H., Rawal, A., Hook, J., Chrzanowski, W., Dehghani, F. (2013). Molecular interactions in coupled PMMA-bioglass hybrid networks. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 1(13), 1835-1845. [More Information]
  • Ravarian, R., Zhong, X., Barbeck, M., Ghanaati, S., Kirkpatrick, C., Murphy, C., Schindeler, A., Chrzanowski, W., Dehghani, F. (2013). Nanoscale Chemical Interaction Enhances the Physical Properties of Bioglass Composites. ACS Nano, 7(10), 8469-8483. [More Information]
  • Ghadiri, M., Chrzanowski, W., Lee, W., Fathi, A., Dehghani, F., Rohanizadeh, R. (2013). Physico-chemical, mechanical and cytotoxicity characterizations of Laponite®/alginate nanocomposite. Applied Clay Science, 85, 64-73. [More Information]
  • Tibbitt, M., Fathi, A., Dehghani, F., Dokmeci, M., Khademhosseini, A. (2013). Research highlights. Lab on a Chip, 13(16), 3148-3151. [More Information]
  • Lee, S., Zhong, X., Valtchev, P., Dehghani, F. (2013). Synthesis of a biodegradable polymer in gas expanded solution: Effect of the process on cytocompatibility. Green Chemistry, 15(5), 1280-1291. [More Information]
  • Negahi Shirazi, A., Fathi, A., Dehghani, F. (2013). The effect of cellulose nanofibres on mechanical properties and bioactivity of natural polymers. 2012 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Syed Muhammad, S., Oubani, H., Abbas, A., Chan, H., Kwok, P., Dehghani, F. (2013). The production of dry powder by the sonocrystallisation for inhalation drug delivery. Powder Technology, 246, 337-344. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2013). Vitamin K series: current status and future prospects. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, , 1-10. [More Information]

2012

  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2012). Advances in menaquinone-7 production by bacillus subtilis natto: Fed-batch glycerol addition. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 8(2), 105-110. [More Information]
  • Chrzanowski, W., Yeow, W., Rohanizadeh, R., Dehghani, F. (2012). Bone bonding ability-how to measure it? RSC Advances, 2(24), 9214-9223. [More Information]
  • Ostrovidov, S., Annabi, N., Seidi, A., Ramalingam, M., Dehghani, F., Kaji, H., Khademhosseini, A. (2012). Controlled Release of Drugs from Gradient Hydrogels for High-Throughput Analysis of Cell-Drug Interactions. Analytical Chemistry, 84(3), 1302-1309. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Regtop, H., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2012). Effect of Temperature on Biofilm and MK-7 Formation by Bacillus subtilis natto. American Society for Microbiology 112th General Meeting, San Francisco: American Society for Microbiology.
  • Aliakbarian, B., Fathi, A., Peregoa, P., Dehghani, F. (2012). Extraction of antioxidants from winery wastes using subcritical water. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 65(May), 18-24. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Dehghani, F. (2012). Fabrication of biomimetic poly(propylene carbonate) scaffolds by using carbon dioxide as a solvent, monomer and foaming agent. Green Chemistry, 14(9), 2523-2533. [More Information]
  • Ji, C., Annabi, N., Hosseinkhani, M., Sivaloganathan, S., Dehghani, F. (2012). Fabrication of Poly-DL-Lactide/Polyethylene Glycol Scaffolds Using the Gas Foaming Technique. Acta Biomaterialia, 8(2), 570-578. [More Information]
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Regtop, H., Talbot, A., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2012). Modeling Menaquinone 7 production in tray type solid state fermenter. ANZIAM Journal, 53, C354-C372.
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2012). Modeling the Effect of Bed Height and Particle Size for Vitamin K2 Production in a Static Bed Fermenter. Engineering Letters, 20(1), 16-19.
  • Wei, H., Perrier, S., Dehn, S., Ravarian, R., Dehghani, F. (2012). One-pot ATRP synthesis of a triple hydrophilic block copolymer with dual LCSTs and its thermo-induced association behavior. Soft Matter, 8(37), 9526-9528. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Lu, Z., Valtchev, P., Wei, H., Zreiqat, H., Dehghani, F. (2012). Surface modification of poly(propylene carbonate) by aminolysis and layer-by-layer assembly for enhanced cytocompatibility. Colloids And Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 93(1), 75-84. [More Information]
  • Lee, S., Valtchev, P., Dehghani, F. (2012). Synthesis and purification of poly(l-lactic acid) using a one step benign process. Green Chemistry, 14(5), 1357-1366. [More Information]
  • Fathi, A., Wei, H., Chrzanowski, W., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2012). Synthesis of Functionalized-thermo responsive-water soluble Co-polymer for Conjugation to Protein for Biomedical Applications. 2012 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Syed Muhammad, S., Tang, P., Chan, H., Dehghani, F. (2012). The effect of lactose micro-spherical crystals prepared by conditioning with supercritical fluid on salbutamol sulphate inhalation performance. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 71, 92-101. [More Information]

2011

  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Regtop, H., Talbot, A., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2011). A mathematical model for solid phase fermentation of Vitamin K2 in tray bioreactors. 10th Engineering Mathematics and Applications Conference (EMAC 2011), publisher: publisher.
  • Wei, H., Ravarian, R., Dehn, S., Perrier, S., Dehghani, F. (2011). Construction of temperature responsive hybrid crosslinked self-assemblies based on PEG-b-P(MMA-co-MPMA)-b-PNIPAAm triblock copolymer: ATRP synthesis and thermoinduced association behavior. Journal of Polymer Science. Part A, Polymer Chemistry, 49(8), 1809-1820. [More Information]
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Talbot, A., Biffin, R., Regtop, H., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2011). Effects of Inoculation Loading and Substrate Bed Thickness on the Production of Menaquinone 7 via Solid State Fermentation. World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011 (WCECS 2011), Hong Kong, China: Newswood Limited.
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Biffin, R., Regtop, H., Valtchev, P., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2011). Efficient media for high menaquinone-7 production: Response surface methodology approach. New Biotechnology, 28(6), 665-672. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F., Annabi, N. (2011). Engineering Porous Scaffolds Using Gas-Based Techniques. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 22(5), 661-666. [More Information]
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Valtchev, P., Talbot, A., Biffin, R., Regtop, H., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2011). Enhanced production of menaquinone 7 via solid substrate fermentation from Bacillus subtilis. International Journal of Food Engineering, 7(5), 17-1-17-23. [More Information]
  • Ji, C., Khademhosseini, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). Enhancing cell penetration and proliferation in chitosan hydrogels for tissue engineering applications. Biomaterials, 32(36), 9719-9729. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Ji, C., Chan, A., Kazarian, S., Ruys, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of chitosan/poly(epsilon-caprolactone) composite hydrogels for tissue engineering applications. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 22(2), 279-288. [More Information]
  • Fathi, A., Ravarian, R., Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of interpenetrate Chitosan: Bioactive glass, using dense gas CO2. 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS 2011), Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of poly(propylene carbonate)/gelatin composite via layer-by-layer assembly for cytocompatibility assessment. 19th Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering (ICCE 2011), publisher: publisher.
  • Chengdong, J., Annabi, N., Khademhosseini, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of porous chitosan scaffolds for soft tissue engineering using dense gas CO2. Acta Biomaterialia, 7, 1653-1664. [More Information]
  • Annabi, N., Fathi, A., Mithieux, S., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). Fabrication of Porous PCL/elastin Composite Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 59, 157-167. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F. (2011). Gradient hydrogels for high throughput drug screening. 15th International Conference of Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, publisher: publisher.
  • Ravarian, R., Wei, H., Dehghani, F. (2011). Improving the bioactivity of bioglass/ (PMMA-co-MPMA) organic/inorganic hybrid. 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS 2011), Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Valtchev, P., Talbot, A., Biffin, J., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2011). Menaquinone-7 extraction from fermentation medium. Chemeca 2011: Engineering a Better World, Sydney, Australia: Engineers Australia.
  • Alobeedallah, H., Ellis, J., Rohanizadeh, R., Coster, H., Dehghani, F. (2011). Preparation of Nanostructured Hydroxyapatite in Organic lvents for Clinical Applications. Trends in Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, 25(1), 12-19.
  • Mahanama, R., Berenjian, A., Dehghani, F., Kavanagh, J. (2011). Solid-substrate fermentation of Menaquinone 7 with Bacillus subtilis: Comparison of continuous rotation with stationary bed fermentation in different Initial Moisture Levels. Chemeca 2011: Engineering a Better World, Sydney, Australia: Engineers Australia.
  • Er, Y., Liu, D., Patane, M., Dehghani, F., Gomes, V. (2011). Structure and Thermal Stability of a Protein from Molluscs. Chemeca 2011: Engineering a Better World, Sydney, Australia: Engineers Australia.
  • Berenjian, A., Mahanama, R., Talbot, A., Biffin, R., Regtop, H., Kavanagh, J., Dehghani, F. (2011). The Effect of Amino-acids and Glycerol Addition on MK-7 Production. World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2011 (WCECS 2011), Hong Kong, China: Newswood Limited.
  • Annabi, N., Fathi, A., Mithieux, S., Martens, P., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2011). The effect of elastin on chondrocyte adhesion and proliferation on poly (3-caprolactone)/elastin composites. Biomaterials, 32(6), 1517-1525. [More Information]

2010

  • Syed Muhammad, S., Langrish, T., Tang, P., Adi, H., Chan, H., Kazarian, S., Dehghani, F. (2010). A novel method for the production of crystalline micronised particles. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 388(1-2), 114-122. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Ji, C., Kazarian, S., Ruys, A., Dehghani, F. (2010). Chitosan/Poly (e-Caprolactone) Composite Hydrogel for Tissue Engineering Applications. The 26th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, United States: Springer.
  • Annabi, N., Nichol, J., Zhong, X., Ji, C., Koshy, S., Khademhosseini, A., Dehghani, F. (2010). Controlling the Porosity and Microarchitecture of Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering. Tissue Engineering. Part B. Reviews, 16(4), 371-383.
  • Annabi, N., Mithieux, S., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2010). Cross-linked open-pore elastic hydrogels based on tropoelastin, elastin and high pressure CO(2). Biomaterials, 31(7), 1655-1665. [More Information]
  • Zhong, X., Ji, C., Chan, A., Kazarian, S., Ruys, A., Dehghani, F. (2010). Fabrication of chitosan/poly(ε-caprolactone) composite hydrogels for tissue engineering applications. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 22, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Wei, H., Dehghani, F. (2010). Preparation of Novell Shell Cross-Linked Thermoresponsive Hybrid Micelles with Anti-Tumor Efficacy. TechConnect: World Conference & Expo 2010, USA: CRC Press.
  • Zhong, X., Dehghani, F. (2010). Solvent free synthesis of organometallic catalysts for the copolymerisation of carbon dioxide and propylene oxide. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 98(3-4), 101-111. [More Information]
  • Ellis, J., Titone, J., Tomasko, D., Annabi, N., Dehghani, F. (2010). Supercritical CO2 sterilization of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 52(2), 235-240.
  • Liu, J., Ebert, A., Variava, M., Dehghani, F., Harris, A. (2010). Surface Modification and Pt Functionalisation of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes in Methanol Expanded with Supercritical CO2. Chemical Engineering Journal, 165(3), 974-979. [More Information]
  • Ji, C., Barrett, A., Poole-Warren, L., Foster, N., Dehghani, F. (2010). The development of a dense gas solvent exchange process for the impregnation of pharmaceuticals into porous chitosan. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 391(1 to 2), 187-196. [More Information]

2009

  • Abbas, A., Faua'ad Syed Muhammad, S., Oubani, H., Romagnoli, J., Dehghani, F. (2009). Spinning Disk Reactor for the Fabrication of Nanoparticles. CHEMECA 2009, Australia: Engineers Australia.
  • Dehghani, F., Annabi, N., Titus, M., Valtchev, P., Tumilar, A. (2009). Sterilization of Ginseng Using a High Pressure CO 2 at Moderate Temperatures. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 102(2), 569-576. [More Information]
  • Annabi, N., Mithieux, S., Boughton, E., Ruys, A., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2009). Synthesis of highly porous crosslinked elastin hydrogels and their interaction with fibroblasts in vitro. Biomaterials, 30(27), 4550-4557. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F., Meure, L., Knott, R., Foster, N. (2009). The depressurisation of an expanded solution into aqueous media for the bulk production of liposomes. Langmuir, 25(1), 326-337. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, F., Aliakbarian, B., Peregoa, P. (2009). The effect of citric acid on the phenolic contents of olive oil. Food Chemistry, 116(3), 617-623. [More Information]
  • Annabi, N., Mithieux, S., Weiss, A., Dehghani, F. (2009). The fabrication of elastin-based hydrogels using high pressure CO2. Biomaterials, 30(1), 1-7. [More Information]

2008

  • Meure, L., Foster, N., Dehghani, F. (2008). Conventional and dense gas techniques for the production of liposomes: a review. AAPS PharmSciTech, 9(3), 798-809.
  • Dehghani, F., Annabi, N., Valtchev, P., Mithieux, S., Weiss, A., Kazarian, S., Tay, F. (2008). Effect of dense gas CO2 on the coacervation of elastin. Biomacromolecules, 9(4), 1100-1105. [More Information]
  • Barrett, A., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2008). Increasing the dissolution rate of itraconazole processed by gas antisolvent techniques using polyethylene glycol as carrier. Pharmaceutical Research, 25(6), 1274-1289. [More Information]
  • LeClair Ellis, J., Tomasko, D., Dehghani, F. (2008). Novel dense CO2 technique for beta-galactosidase immobilization in polystyrene microchannels. Biomacromolecules, 9(3), 1027-1034.
  • Sih, R., Armenti, M., Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2008). Viscosity measurements on saturated gas-expanded liquid systems-Ethanol and carbon dioxide. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 43(3), 460-468.

2007

  • Tandya, A., Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2007). Dense gas processing of polymeric controlled release formulations. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 328, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Sih, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2007). Viscosity measurements on gas expanded liquid systems - Methanol and carbon dioxide. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 41(1), 148-157.

2006

  • Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2006). Dense Gas Processing of Micron-Sized Drug Formulations Incorporating Hydroxypropylated and Methylated Beta-Cyclodextrin. Pharmaceutical Research, 23(2), 429-437. [More Information]
  • Combes, G., Coen, E., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2006). Kinetic Study of the Hydrogenation of 2-(6-Methoxy-2-naphthyl)propenoic Acid to (S)-Naproxen with Ruthenium BINAP Catalyst in Methanol. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 45(4), 1281-1290.
  • Tandya, A., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2006). Micronization of cyclosporine using dense gas techniques. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 37(3), 272-278.
  • Chan, H., Foster, N., Regtop, H., Dehghani, F., Bustami, R. (2006). Synthesis Of Small Particles. Patent No. 2002221320.

2005

  • Dehghani, F. (2005). A Novel Method of Fabrication of Porous Chitosan for Biomedical or Pharmaceutical Applications. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Co-Precipitation of Econazole-Polyvinylpyrroldine by the ASES Process. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Co-precipitation of Protein/Excipient Using Aerosol Solvent Extraction System. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Combes, G., Coen, E., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2005). Dense CO2 expanded methanol solvent system for synthesis of naproxen via enantioselective hydrogenation. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 36(2), 127-136.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Dense gas anti-solvent processing of cylodextrin form aqueous solution. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Combes, G., Dehghani, F., Mammucari, R., Foster, N. (2005). Hydrogenation reactions in dense gas systems. In Lee, S. and LaPierre, C. W (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing, (pp. 1337-1348). United States: Marcel Dekker.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Measurement of the Liquid Viscosity of CO2/Methanol Expanded Solvent Systems. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Micronisation and co-precipitation of Grisofulvin and Poly ethylene glycol by dense gas processes. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Micronisation of Mefenamic Acid- Effect of Process and Carrier. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Dehghani, F. (2005). Micronization of Cyclosporine Using Dense Gas Technique. 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2005), France: publisher.
  • Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2005). Processing pharmaceuticals using dense gas technologies. In Lee, S. and LaPierre, C. W (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing, (pp. 2451-2459). United States: Marcel Dekker.

2004

  • Meure, L., Warwick, B., Dehghani, F., Regtop, H., Foster, N. (2004). Increasing copper indomethacin solubility by co-precipitation with polyvinylpyrrolidone using the aerosol solvent extraction system. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 43(4), 1103-1112.
  • Bezanehtak, K., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2004). Vapour-liquid equilibrium for the carbon dioxide+hydrogen+methanol ternary system. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 49(3), 430-434.

2003

  • Foster, N., Dehghani, F., Charoenchaitrakool, K., Warwick, B. (2003). Application of dense gas techniques for the production of fine particles. AAPS PharmSciTech, 5(2, Article 11), 1-7.
  • Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2003). Dense gas anti-solvent processes for pharmaceutical formulation. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, 7(4-5), 363-369. [More Information]
  • Spilimbergo, S., Dehghani, F., Bertucco, A., Foster, N. (2003). Inactivation of bacteria and spores by pulsed electric field and high pressure CO2 at low temperature. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 82(1), 118-125. [More Information]
  • Coen, E., Quinn, J., Dehghani, F., Foster, N., Davis, T. (2003). Molecular weight fractionation of poly(methyl methacrylate) using Gas Anti-Solvent techniques. Polymer, 44(12), 3477-3481.
  • Foster, N., Mammucari, R., Dehghani, F., Barrett, A., Bezanehtak, K., Coen, E., Combes, G., Meure, L., Ng, A., Regtop, H., et al (2003). Processing pharmaceutical compounds using dense-gas technology. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 42(25), 6476-6493.

2002

  • Stanton, L., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2002). Improving drug delivery using polymers and supercritical fluid technology. Australian Journal of Chemistry: an international journal for chemical science, 55(6-7), 443-447.
  • Sze Tu, L., Dehghani, F., Foster, N. (2002). Micronisation and microencapsulation of pharmaceuticals using a carbon dioxide antisolvent. Powder Technology, 126(2), 134-149.
  • Warwick, B., Dehghani, F., Foster, N., Biffin, J., Regtop, H. (2002). Micronisation of copper-indomethacin using gas anti-solvent processes. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 41(8), 1993-2004.
  • Bezanehtak, K., Combes, G., Dehghani, F., Foster, N., Tomasko, D. (2002). Vapor-liquid equilibrium for binary systems of carbon dioxide + methanol, hydrogen + methanol, and hydrogen + carbon dioxide at high pressures. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 47(2), 161-168.

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