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Childhood bullying, paranoid thinking, and the misappraisal of social threat: trouble at school (2017)
Journal Article
Jack, A. H., & Egan, V. (2018). Childhood bullying, paranoid thinking, and the misappraisal of social threat: trouble at school. School Mental Health, 10(1), 26-34. doi:10.1007/s12310-017-9238-z

Background:Experiences of bullying predict the development of paranoia in school-age adolescents. While many instances of psychotic phenomena are transitory, maintained victimization can lead to increasingly distressing paranoid thinking. Furthermore... Read More

Reconstruction of the mouse extrahepatic biliary tree using primary human extrahepatic cholangiocyte organoids (2017)
Journal Article
Sampaziotis, F., Justin, A. W., Tysoe, O. C., Sawiak, S., Godfrey, E. M., Upponi, S. S., …Vallier, L. (in press). Reconstruction of the mouse extrahepatic biliary tree using primary human extrahepatic cholangiocyte organoids. Nature Medicine, doi:10.1038/nm.4360. ISSN 1078-8956

Treatment of common bile duct disorders such as biliary atresia or ischaemic strictures is limited to liver transplantation or hepatojejunostomy due to the lack of suitable tissue for surgical reconstruction. Here, we report a novel method for the is... Read More

One-pot RAFT and fast polymersomes assembly: a ‘beeline’ from monomers to drug-loaded nanovectors (2016)
Journal Article
Mastrotto, F., Breen, A. F., Sicilia, G., Murdan, S., Johnstone, A. D., Marsh, G. E., …Mantovani, G. (2016). One-pot RAFT and fast polymersomes assembly: a ‘beeline’ from monomers to drug-loaded nanovectors. Polymer Chemistry, 7(44), 6714-6724. doi:10.1039/C6PY01292B

Rapid and simple routes to functional polymersomes are increasingly needed to expand their clinical or industrial applications. Here we describe a novel strategy where polymersomes are prepared through an in-line process in just a few hours, starting... Read More

Paranoid thinking, cognitive bias and dangerous neighbourhoods: implications for perception of threat and expectation of victimisation (2016)
Journal Article
perception of threat and expectation of victimisation. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 62(2), doi:10.1177/0020764015599998. ISSN 0020-7640

Background: Paranoid thinking is prevalent in the non-clinical population and cognitive mechanisms of heuristic reasoning and jumping to conclusions bias contributes to its formation and maintenance. Aims: This study investigated the degree to wh... Read More