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Nicky Thomas

Senior Research Fellow at the School of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences, University of South Australia

Nicky Thomas is a Senior Research Fellow at University of South Australia and The Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research. Nicky is the founder and head of Adelaide's first Biofilm Test Facility at UniSA and is actively engaged in UniSA's Mentoring Scheme.

Nicky's research is focused in transforming the new and existing drugs into the best medicines for patients. His is mainly interested in the interaction of nanomedicines with bacterial biofilms and with the development of novel strategies to combat some of the most debilitating diseases - chronic infections. His second research interest is concerned with the question how nanomedicines can be used to improve the efficacy and safety of drugs with pharmaceutically challenging properties.

He completed BSc from Albert -Ludwigs University, Freiburg. In 2012 Nicky obtained his PhD with distinction in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Otago, New Zealand. Following one year as a Postdoc at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, he joined UniSA in 2013.

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See also: Academia University of South Australia (UniSA) - Public Research university.

Details last updated 23-May-2021

Nicky Thomas News

Nano-enhanced tobramycin treats severe lung infections with only 2 doses - 13-May-2021

Antibiotic's efficacy improved by 100,000 times in treating cystic fibrosis - currently in preclinical stage