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Publications

Books

  1. Vucen S and O’Sullivan C. (2017) PLA-based nanoparticulate drug carriers as a percutaneous delivery system for ketoprofen. In Calija B (ed): Microsized and Nanosized Carriers for Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: Formulation Challenges and Potential Benefits, Academic Press, P161-171.
  2. O’Sullivan C., Desbonnet M., Doyle J. and Hampshire S.  (2003) New Inkjet Printer allows Digital Decoration of Ceramic and Glass in The Irish Scientist Year Book. Geraldine Van Esbeck, Editor.

 

Patents

  1. Moore, A.C., Vucen, S, O'Sullivan, C, Crean, A.M. Composition of microneedle patch for dermal drug delivery and method of production. UCC IDF: UCC-14-82. Filed 25th March 2015.
  2. EnBio Ltd (2011) Method for coating medical implants with therapeutic mixtures. US Patent Application 13/254,569.
  3. Carey Brothers Ltd. (2002) Phase change ink composition. Irish Patent Application IE20020020, European Patent Application EP1223201, US Patent Application US6773496.

 

 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. O’Sullivan C., O’Hare P., Byrne G., O’Neil L., Ryan K.B. and Crean A.M., (2011) A modified surface on titanium deposited by a blasting process. Coatings, 1(1), 53-71.
  2. O’Sullivan C., O’Hare  P., O’ Leary N.D., Crean A.M., Ryan K., Dobson A.D.W. and O’ Neill L. (2010) Deposition of substituted apatites with anti-colonising properties onto titanium surfaces using a novel blasting process. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B 95 (1) 141-149.
  3. O'Neill L., O'Sullivan C., O'Hare P., Sexton L., Keady F. and O'Donoghue J. (2009) Deposition of substituted apatites onto titanium surfaces using a novel blasting process. Surface & Coatings Technology 204, 484-488.
  4. O’Neill L. and O’ Sullivan C. (2009) Polymeric Coatings Deposited from an Aerosol‐Assisted Non‐thermal Plasma Jet Chemical Vapor deposition 15(1-3):21-26
  5. Albaugh J, O’ Sullivan C. and O’ Neill L. (2008) Polymeric Coatings Deposited From an Aerosol‐Assisted Non‐thermal Plasma Jet Surface Coatings and Technology 203, 844-847.
  6. Maynor M.S., Nelson T.L., O'Sullivan C. and Lavigne J.J. (2007) Food freshness sensor using the multistate response from analyte-induced aggregation of a cross-reactive poly(thiophene). Organic Letters 9(17), 3217-3220.
  7. Nelson T.L., O’Sullivan C., Green N.T., Maynor M. and Lavigne J.J. (2006) Cross-Reactive Conjugated Polymers: Analyte-Specific Aggregative Response for Structurally Similar Diamines. Journal of the American Chemical Society 128, 5640-5641.
  8. Niu W., O’ Sullivan C., Rambo B. M., Smith M.D., Lavigne J.J. (2005) Self-Repairing polymers: Poly(dioxaborolane)s containing Trigonal Planar Boron.  Chemical Communications 34, 4342-4344.
  9. O’Sullivan C. and Birkinshaw C. (2004) In-vitro degradation of insulin loaded poly (n-butyl cyanoacrylate) nanoparticles. Biomaterials 25, 4375-4375.
  10. O’Sullivan C. and Birkinshaw C. (2002) Hydrolysis of poly (n-butylcyanoacrylate) nanoparticles using esterase. Polymer Degradation and Stability 78, 7-15. 
  11. Behan N., O’Sullivan C and Birkinshaw C. (2002) Synthesis and In-vitro drug release of insulin-loaded poly(n-butyl cyanoacrylate) nanoparticles Macromolecular Bioscience 7(7) 336-340.

 

 

 

Non Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Márquez-Graña, C., Vucen, S., Bryan, K., and O’Sullivan, C. (2017). Development of a Novel Single-Use Microneedle Design Platform for Increased Patient Compliance. Procedia manufacturing 13, 1352-1359.
  2. Carracedo-Taboada, M., O’Sullivan, K., , MAP., Vucen, S and O’Sullivan, C. (2017) The influence of process parameters on the physical characteristics of ceramic microneedles, evaluated using a factorial design. Procedia manufacturing 13, 153-160.
  3. Nelson T., O’Sullivan C. and Lavigne J.J. (2006) Conjugated polymer assembly: a unique approach to small molecule sensing. Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry)  47(1),  89.
  4. Lavigne J.J., Nelson T. L and O' Sullivan C. (2004) Combinatorial Approach to Small Molecule Directed Self-Assembly of Poly (thiophene)s Towards Generating Optical Materials.  Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 90, 722.

 

Conference Papers

  1. Márquez-Graña, C., Vucen, S., Bryan, K., and O’Sullivan, C. (2017). Development of a Novel Single-Use Microneedle Design Platform for Increased Patient Compliance. Abstracts of papers, 7th Manufacturing Engineering Society International Conference, Vigo, June 28-30.
  2. Carracedo-Taboada, M., O’Sullivan, K., McAuliffe MAP., Vucen, S and O’Sullivan, C. (2017) The influence of process parameters on the physical characteristics of ceramic microneedles, evaluated using a factorial design. Abstracts of papers, 7th Manufacturing Engineering Society International Conference, Vigo, June 28-30.
  3. Carracedo-Taboada, M., O’Sullivan, K., McAuliffe, MAP., Vucen, S and O’Sullivan, C. (2016) Evaluation of self-setting ceramics as a biomaterial design to fabricate dissolvable microneedles. Abstracts of Papers, 33rd International Manufacturing Conference, Limerick, 31 August - 1 September.
  4. Nelson T., O’Sullivan C. and Lavigne J.J. (2006) Conjugated polymer assembly: a unique approach to small molecule sensing. Abstracts of Papers, 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, United States, March 26 -30 .
  5. Lavigne J. J., Broughton D.L., O'Sullivan C., Nelson T. L. and Bunz U. H.  (2005) Conjugated Polymer Biosensors’ Abstracts of papers. Abstracts of Papers, 229th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, March 13-17.
  6. Lavigne J.J., O'Sullivan C., Maynor M. (2004) Combinatorial Approach to the Metal Mediated Self-Assembly of Poly (thiophene)s’   Abstracts of Papers, 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, United States, March 28-April 1.
  7. Lavigne J.J., Nelson T. L and O' Sullivan C. (2004) Combinatorial Approach to Small Molecule Directed Self-Assembly of Poly (thiophene)s Towards Generating Optical Materials Abstracts of Papers, 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, United States, March 28-April 1.

 

 

Various Poster Presentations at national, European and international conferences (most recent publicaions are listed here)

  1. Márquez-Graña, C., Vucen, S., Bryan, K., and O’Sullivan, C. (2017). Development of a Novel Single-Use Microneedle Design Platform for Increased Patient Compliance.  7th Manufacturing Engineering Society International Conference, Vigo, June 28-30.
  2. Carracedo-Taboada, M., O’Sullivan, K., MAP., Vucen, S and O’Sullivan, C. (2017) Optimisation of fabrication process of calcium sulphate ceramic microneedles, 38th All Ireland Schools of Pharmacy Conference, UCC. Cork, April 24-26.
  3. Carracedo-Taboada, M., Castro, P.M., McAuliffe, MAP., Vucen, S and O’Sullivan, C. (2016) Evaluation of self-setting ceramics as a biomaterial design to fabricate dissolvable microneedles,  4h International Conference on Microneedles, London 23 - 25 May.
  4. O’Sullivan C., McAuliffe M.A.P., O’Neill E., Moore A. and Crean A. (2014) Raman Spectroscopy as a Qualitative Tool to Characterise Solid State Properties of Drug-Loaded Dissolvable Microneedles. 3rd International Conference on Microneedles, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland May 19-21.