1988 …2020

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Biography

Phil is currently Professor and Interim Head of the School of Chemistry. 

His main research areas of interest are:

  • Main Group Organometallic Chemistry: Synthesis, Structure and Application
    Novel chiral main group metal organometallic and amido complexes in asymmetric synthesis.
    Synthesis and structural studies of homo- and hetero-bimetallic main group metal complexes.
    Investigations into the synthesis, structure and stability of novel heavy p-block metal complexes.
  • Medical Imaging
    New bismuth and rare-earth based contrast media for optical and radiographic imaging.
  • Medicinal Chemistry
    Development of new bioactive bismuth compounds as anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and anti-microbial
    agents.
    Development of new metallo-drugs for combating Leishmania.
    Cellular uptake and bio-distribution of Bi(III).
  • Green and Sustainable Chemistry
    Solvent-free and microwave assisted metal mediated syntheses.
    New catalysts for sustainable chemistry.

Education/Academic qualification

Chemistry, PhD, University of Strathclyde

Award Date: 19 Jul 1992

Research area keywords

  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Metals in Medicine
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Green and Sustainable Chemistry
  • Antimicrobials

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Projects

Research Output

Alkyl gallium(III) quinolinolates: A new class of highly selective anti-leishmanial agents

Duffin, R. N., Blair, V. L., Kedzierski, L. & Andrews, P. C., 15 Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 186, 13 p., 111895.

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Anti-leishmanial activity and cytotoxicity of a series of tris-aryl Sb(V) mandelate cyclometallate complexes

Duffin, R. N., Blair, V. L., Kedzierski, L. & Andrews, P. C., 1 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 203, 110932.

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Bismuth phosphinate incorporated nanocellulose sheets with antimicrobial and barrier properties for packaging applications

Maliha, M., Herdman, M., Brammananth, R., McDonald, M., Coppel, R., Werrett, M., Andrews, P. & Batchelor, W., 10 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 246, 12 p., 119016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancement of the intrinsic light harvesting capacity of Cs2AgBiBr6 double perovskite via modification with sulphide

Pai, N., Lu, J., Wang, M., Chesman, A. S. R., Seeber, A., Cherepanov, P. V., Senevirathna, D. C., Gengenbach, T. R., Medhekar, N. V., Andrews, P. C., Bach, U. & Simonov, A. N., 28 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 8, 4, p. 2008-2020 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Is Bismuth Really the "green" Metal? Exploring the Antimicrobial Activity and Cytotoxicity of Organobismuth Thiolate Complexes

Stephens, L. J., Munuganti, S., Duffin, R. N., Werrett, M. V. & Andrews, P. C., 2020, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 59, 6, p. 3494-3508 15 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)