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Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study (2021)
Journal Article
McCabe, C., Cramp, F., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., & Davies, B. (2021). Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study. Pain and Rehabilitation, 50, 14-21

Objective Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a common complication of diabetes. This study explored the experience and impact of living with PDN. Design People with PDN were recruited through local NHS clinics and by national advertisement in di... Read More about Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study.

Female Masculinities and the Gender Wars The Politics of Sex (2021)
Book
Mackay, F. (in press). Female Masculinities and the Gender Wars The Politics of Sex. London: Bloomsbury

Female Masculinities and the Gender Wars provides important theoretical background and context to the 'gender wars' or 'TERF wars' – the violent feminist fracture at the forefront of the LGBTQ international conversation. Using queer and female mascul... Read More about Female Masculinities and the Gender Wars The Politics of Sex.

CDC2‑like (CLK) protein kinase inhibition as a novel targeted therapeutic strategy in prostate cancer (2021)
Journal Article
Uzor, S., Oltean, S., Ladomery, M., Alqasem, A., Perks, C., Wilson, I., …Iida, K. (2021). CDC2‑like (CLK) protein kinase inhibition as a novel targeted therapeutic strategy in prostate cancer. Scientific Reports, 11, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-86908-6

Dysregulation of alternative splicing is a feature of cancer, both in aetiology and progression. It occurs because of mutations in splice sites or sites that regulate splicing, or because of the altered expression and activity of splice factors and o... Read More about CDC2‑like (CLK) protein kinase inhibition as a novel targeted therapeutic strategy in prostate cancer.

The policing of cuckooing in 'County Lines' drug dealing: An ethnographic study of an amplification spiral (2021)
Journal Article
Spicer, J. (in press). The policing of cuckooing in 'County Lines' drug dealing: An ethnographic study of an amplification spiral. British Journal of Criminology, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azab027

Responding to cases of 'cuckooing', where drug dealers take over other people's homes, has become a significant policing activity in the United Kingdom. Drawing on ethnographic data and the deviancy amplification spiral model, this article theorizes... Read More about The policing of cuckooing in 'County Lines' drug dealing: An ethnographic study of an amplification spiral.

5-aminosalicylic acid inhibits stem cell function in human adenoma derived cells: Implications for chemoprophylaxis in colorectal tumorigenesis (2021)
Journal Article
Dixon, S. W., Collard, T. J., Mortensson, E. M., Legge, D. N., Chambers, A. C., Greenhough, A., …Williams, A. C. (in press). 5-aminosalicylic acid inhibits stem cell function in human adenoma derived cells: Implications for chemoprophylaxis in colorectal tumorigenesis. British Journal of Cancer, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41416-021-01354-5

Background: Most colorectal cancers (CRC) arise sporadically from precursor lesions: colonic polyps. Polyp resection prevents progression to CRC. Risk of future polyps is proportional to the number and size of polyps detected at screening, allowing i... Read More about 5-aminosalicylic acid inhibits stem cell function in human adenoma derived cells: Implications for chemoprophylaxis in colorectal tumorigenesis.

Traffic-related air pollution reduction at UK schools during the Covid-19 lockdown (2021)
Journal Article
Brown, L., Barnes, J., & Hayes, E. (2021). Traffic-related air pollution reduction at UK schools during the Covid-19 lockdown. Science of the Total Environment, 780, 146651. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146651

Elevated urban Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) is a consequence of road traffic and other fossil-fuel combustion sources, and the road transport sector provides a significant contribution to UK NO2 emissions. The inhalation of traffic-related air pollution, i... Read More about Traffic-related air pollution reduction at UK schools during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Protocol for a mixed methods study to inform the feasibility of undertaking a large-scale multicentre study comparing the clinical and patient-reported outcomes of oncoplastic breast conservation as an alternative to mastectomy with or without immediate b (2021)
Journal Article
Davies, C., Holcombe, C., Skillman, J., Whisker, L., Hollingworth, W., Conefrey, C., …Potter, S. (in press). Protocol for a mixed methods study to inform the feasibility of undertaking a large-scale multicentre study comparing the clinical and patient-reported outcomes of oncoplastic breast conservation as an alternative to mastectomy with or without immediate breast reconstruction in women unsuitable for standard breast conserving surgery (The ANTHEM feasibility study). BMJ Open,

Introduction: Approximately 40% of the 55,000 women diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the UK undergo mastectomy because they are considered unsuitable for standard breast conserving surgery (BCS) due to tumour size or multiple tumour foci. Ma... Read More about Protocol for a mixed methods study to inform the feasibility of undertaking a large-scale multicentre study comparing the clinical and patient-reported outcomes of oncoplastic breast conservation as an alternative to mastectomy with or without immediate b.

Epigenenetic regulation of alternative splicing: how lncRNAs tailor the message (2021)
Journal Article
Pisignano, G., & Ladomery, M. (2021). Epigenenetic regulation of alternative splicing: how lncRNAs tailor the message. Non-Coding RNA, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/ncrna7010021

Alternative splicing is a highly fine-tuned regulated process and one of the main drivers of proteomic diversity across eukaryotes. The vast majority of human multi-exon genes is alternatively spliced in a cell type-and tissue-specific manner, and de... Read More about Epigenenetic regulation of alternative splicing: how lncRNAs tailor the message.

Renters Rising! Extending the analysis of housing activism in Europe to the UK (2021)
Journal Article
Mathers, A. (2021). Renters Rising! Extending the analysis of housing activism in Europe to the UK. Araucaria, 23(46), 147-171. https://doi.org/10.12795/araucaria.2021.i46.08

The material effects of austerity in the United Kingdom (UK) have generated a resurgence of activist initiatives in the field of housing central to which is ACORN that has developed into a federated organisation contesting housing practices and polic... Read More about Renters Rising! Extending the analysis of housing activism in Europe to the UK.

Assessing and addressing ethical risk from anthropomorphism and deception in socially assistive robots (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Winkle, K., Caleb-Solly, P., Leonards, U., Turton, A., & Bremner, P. (2021). Assessing and addressing ethical risk from anthropomorphism and deception in socially assistive robots. https://doi.org/10.1145/3434073.3444666

In this paper we apply the recent concept of robot Ethical Risk Assessment to an exemplar Socially Assistive Robot (SAR); specifically considering ethical risks posed by anthropomorphism in this context. We draw on two complimentary studies to demons... Read More about Assessing and addressing ethical risk from anthropomorphism and deception in socially assistive robots.

Justice, emotions, and solidarity (2021)
Journal Article
Tava, F. (in press). Justice, emotions, and solidarity. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, https://doi.org/10.1080/13698230.2021.1893251

This paper discusses Habermas’s argument that justice requires solidarity as its ‘reverse side’, whereby the former provides the necessary global framework for establishing intersubjective solidarity whilst the latter constitutes an important precond... Read More about Justice, emotions, and solidarity.

Advanced molecular characterization using Digital Spatial Profiling Technology on immuno-oncology targets in methylated compared with unmethylated IDH-wildtype glioblastoma (2021)
Journal Article
Barber, H., Tofias, A., Lander, B., Daniels, A., Gong, J., Ren, Y., …Kurian, K. (2021). Advanced molecular characterization using Digital Spatial Profiling Technology on immuno-oncology targets in methylated compared with unmethylated IDH-wildtype glioblastoma. Journal of Oncology, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/8819702

Introduction: Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common primary adult brain tumour with a median overall survival (OS) of 12-15 months. Molecular characterization of multiple immuno-oncology targets in GBM may help target novel immunotherapeutic strategi... Read More about Advanced molecular characterization using Digital Spatial Profiling Technology on immuno-oncology targets in methylated compared with unmethylated IDH-wildtype glioblastoma.

Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence (2021)
Journal Article
Jones, M., & Hills, S. (2021). Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence. Sustainability, 13(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/su13042156

There has been an increasing focus on the potential of city-based initiatives to address the negative impacts of the global food system. Adopting a meso-level policy perspective, this study aimed to explore whether, how, and why the UK non-government... Read More about Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence.

A single arm phase II trial of neoadjuvant cabazitaxel and cisplatin chemotherapy for muscle invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder (2021)
Journal Article
Challapalli, A., Masson, S., White, P., Dailami, N., Pearson, S., Rowe, E., …Bahl, A. (in press). A single arm phase II trial of neoadjuvant cabazitaxel and cisplatin chemotherapy for muscle invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder. Clinical Genitourinary Cancer, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clgc.2021.02.001

Introduction: Neoadjuvant cisplatin-based combination chemotherapy improves survival in muscle-invasive bladder cancer. However, response rates and survival remain suboptimal. We evaluated the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of cisplatin plus caba... Read More about A single arm phase II trial of neoadjuvant cabazitaxel and cisplatin chemotherapy for muscle invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder.

Fixed bearing, all-polyethylene tibia, lateral unicompartmental arthroplasty – A final outcome study with up to 28 year follow-up of a single implant (2021)
Journal Article
Porteous, A. J., Robinson, J. R., Smith, J. R., Murray, J. R., Bray, R., & White, P. (2021). Fixed bearing, all-polyethylene tibia, lateral unicompartmental arthroplasty – A final outcome study with up to 28 year follow-up of a single implant. Knee, 29, 101-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2020.12.032

Background: Lateral unicompartmental arthroplasty (UKA) constitutes only 5–10% of all unicompartmental replacements performed. Whilst the short and medium term benefits are well documented, there remains concern regarding the higher revision rate whe... Read More about Fixed bearing, all-polyethylene tibia, lateral unicompartmental arthroplasty – A final outcome study with up to 28 year follow-up of a single implant.

“What makes a house a home?”: A theoretical model for the architectural design of homes based on human psychological needs to support and promote users’ psychological well-being (2021)
Thesis
Al-Tarazi, D. “What makes a house a home?”: A theoretical model for the architectural design of homes based on human psychological needs to support and promote users’ psychological well-being. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6112388

The current PhD thesis investigates the relationship between the Architectural design of homes and inhabitants’ psychological well-being. Psychological wellbeing is understood to be achieved by addressing human psychological needs. In fact, while the... Read More about “What makes a house a home?”: A theoretical model for the architectural design of homes based on human psychological needs to support and promote users’ psychological well-being.