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Gary Adams

Associate Professor and Reader in Applied Diabetes Health, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences


Expertise Summary

Gary Adams is an Associate Professor and Reader in Applied Diabetes Health in School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham. He is director of the International Diabetes Education and Research (CIDER) Group. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences in 1989 from The University of Leicester and PhD from De Montfort University in 2000.

Gary Adams leads an extremely multidisciplinary group of students and postdoctoral fellows in diabetes research. The group is focused on both high quality fundamental science and translation for human health.

Current Research

  1. Research in MRI and diabetes: Preliminary investigation of the effects of excipients on a number of commonly used insulin formulations show significant differences in molecular parameters between solutions of insulin samples with and without formulation excipients. Differences in molecular parameters often arise from physical and/or chemical changes, which sometimes translate into functional differences. He uses functional magnetic resonance to examine these differences with the use of magnetic resonance imaging.
  1. Research in Wound Healing in diabetes: Wound healing is an important physiological process, which maintains the skin integrity of post trauma or disease. Haemostasis/inflammatory phase, proliferative phase, and remodeling phases are compromised in diabetes. He has developed novel approaches to tissue engineering likely to prove very significant in the engineering of large quantities of other human tissue, which have previously proven elusive.
  1. Research in Antimicrobials and diabetes: The delivery of antimicrobial agents to surface wounds has been shown to be of fundamental importance to the healing process. He has developed novel antimicrobial-polymeric formulations, which could prove significant in the disease process.
  1. Research in Drug delivery in Diabetes: Macromolecular drugs, proteins and peptides, freely available and used in the treatment of diseases including diabetes and cancer. However, the bioavailability is dependent on carriers and route of administration. He has developed novel polysaccharide-based polymers with mucoadhesive, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties.
  1. Research in Gestational Diabetes: Gary leads a transdisciplinary team of world class experienced and early career diabetes and endocrinology clinicians and academics, midwifery and obstetrics experts, social scientists, dieticians, policy makers, technocrats and civil society organisations to contribute towards addressing the GDM global challenge through the introduction of an innovative pre-screening model.

Funding: Gary has successfully secured funding from internationally recognized funding bodies: Royal Society, BBSRC, EPSRC, MRC, GSK, Pfizer Global, Medimmune, Kellogg and InDependent Diabetes Trust (IDDT).

Fellow Awards

Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (2016)

Fellow of Royal Society of Biology (2016)

Fellow of Higher Education Academy (2016)

Visiting Positions

  • Visiting Professor at University of Campinas, Brazil
  • Visiting Professor at University of Abant Izzet Baysal, Turkey
  • Visiting Professor at Nile University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt



Professor Steve Howdle - School of Chemistry

Professor Tim Foster

Dr Tim Constantin, School of Life Sciences

Dr Paul Morgan - School of Medicine

Nottingham University Hospital Trust

Dr Peter Mansell

Dr Simon Page

Dr Tasso Gaziz

United Kingdom-based

Professor Naomi Chayen - Imperial College, London

Dr Roger James - Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester

Dr Alan Liddle, Consultant Intensivist, Lincolnshire Hospital NHS Trust

Dr Sancho Rodríguez Villar - Westminster Hospital


Professor Pedro Fardim, Chemical Engineering for Health & Care, University of Leuven Belgium

Professor Maria Helena Melo Lima, University of Campinas, Brazil

Professor Thomas Heinze, Friedrich Schiller University Germany

Professor Martin Hagger, Curtin University, Perth Australia

Professor Seter Siziya, University of Zambia

Professor Samil Kök, University of Abant Izzet Baysal, Turkey

Dr Mohammad El-Husseiny, Nile Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

PhD Students


Debbie Cross - b-2 Adrenoceptor gene polymorphisms (Hall/Adams) 2000-2003

Yuxin Cui - Biomimetic templates to control pancreatic stem cell differentiation (Adams/Shakesheff) 2003-2006

Lilia Mecif - Polyelectrolyte multilayer self assembly system for cell encapsulation (Stolnik/Adams) 2005-2008

Nan Wang - Differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells into pancreatic insulin producing cells (Adams/Stolnik) 2005-2009

David Besong - Hydrodynamic properties of IgG1 glycoforms (Harding/Adams) 2009-2012

Richard Gillis - Hydrodynamic characterisation of polysaccharide-protein interactions (Harding/Adams) 2011-2015

Fahad Almutairi - Hydrodynamic Study of Marine Based Non-Digestible Fibre Polysaccharides in Health (Harding/Adams) 2012-2015

Tayyibe Erten - Hydrodynamic Study of Microbial Polysaccharides Considered For Use in Food and Health Products (Harding/Adams) 2013-2016

Shahwar Imran Jiwani - Hydrodynamic characterisation of macromolecules in cucurbits (Adams/Harding) 2011-2016

Rocio Maria Fernandez Mendez - Glycaemic control methods of stress hyprglycaemia (Adams/Windle) 2012-2016

Muna Alshammari - Role of nurses in diabetes care and the impact of the different approaches of nursing role on patients perceived quality of nursing care: two case studies from the UK and Kuwait (Adams/Windle) 2014-2017

Qushmua Alzahrani - Characterisation of therapeutic glycan and glycan-like complexes (Adams/Harding) 2014-2017

Aisha Aris: Predicting self-care practices and glycaemic control using health belief model (hbm) in patients with insulin-treated diabetes in Malaysia (Adams/Blake)

Vlad Dinu: Flavour-saliva interactions: Implications of submaxillary mucin and α-amylase 2015-2019


  • Jennifer Wakefield - (Fisk/Harding/Adams/Moses) 2015-2019
  • Nawal Ozaybi - (Adams/Windle) 2016-2020
  • Xinxin Li - (Harding/Adams) 2016-2020
  • Yudong Lu - (Harding/Adams) 2018-2022
  • Thomas MacCalman - (Harding/Adams) 2018-2022
  • Filippo Bramante - (Gray/Beaudoin/Adams) 2018-2022
  • Muneera Alharbi - (Adams/McCormick) 2019 - 2022
  • Hadeel Alaslani - (Adams/Shaw) - 2019 - 2022
  • Nazia Naseer - (Adams/Shaw) - 2019 - 2022

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

  • Richard Gillis: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Shahwar Jiwani: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Philemon Gyasi-Antwi: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Visiting Researchers

  • Professor Maria Helena Melo Lima - University of Campinas
  • Dr Priscila Peruzzo Apolinario - University of Campinas
  • Professor Samil Kok : Visiting Fellow, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey

Teaching Summary


Academic Professional Lead

Director MNurSci

Admissions Tutor

Examination Officer (MN/MNursSci)

Contemporary Management in Diabetes

BSc (LBR) Dissertation supervisor

Graduate Entry Nursing - Dissertation supervisor

MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice - Dissertation supervisor

MSc Quality Patient Safety (QPSI) - Dissertation supervisor

PhD supervisor

Selected Publications

Associate Professor and Reader of Diabetes Health and Therapeutics, Dr. Gary Adams recently featured on BBC East Midlands Today describing the work on the potential of natural product macromolecules in the fight against Diabetes

Books: An Introduction to Polysaccharide Biotechnology, Second Edition

  • ASHWAQ H. ALSHMIMRY, SHAHWAR IMRAN JIWANI, PHILEMON GYASI-ANTWI AND GARY G. ADAMS, 2021. Effectiveness and Safety of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFUs) Current Research in Clinical Diabetes and Obesity. 1(1), 1-14
  • RICHARD B. GILLIS, HODAYA V. SOLOMON, LATA GOVADA, NEIL J. OLDHAM, VLAD DINU, SHAHWAR IMRAN JIWANI, PHILEMON GYASI-ANTWI, FRANK COFFEY, ANDY MEAL, PAUL S. MORGAN, STEPHEN E. HARDING, JOHN R. HELLIWELL, NAOMI E. CHAYEN AND GARY G. ADAMS, 2021. Analysis of insulin glulisine at the molecular level by X-ray crystallography and biophysical techniques Scientific Reports. 1737
  • DIANA ARABIAT, MOHAMMAD AL JABERY, VIVIEN KEMP, MARK JENKINS, LISA C WHITEHEAD, GARY ADAMS, 2021. Motor Developmental Outcomes in Children Exposed to Maternal Diabetes during Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(4), 1699
  • BREDER, JÉSSICA; PIRES, ANA ; AZEVEDO, FLÁVIA ; APOLINÁRIO, PRISCILA; CANTARUTI, THIAGO; SHAHWAR, JIWANI ; MORAES, ÂNGELA ; CONSONNI, SÍLVIO ; ARAÚJO, ELIANA; ADAMS, GARY; SAAD, MARIO JOSÉ; LIMA, MARIA, 2020. Enhancement in the cellular activity of hyperglycemic mice dermal wounds dressed with chitosan-alginate membranes Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research. 53(1), e8621
  • XINXIN LI, YUDONG LU, GARY G. ADAMS, HANNE ZOBEL, SIMON BALLANCE, BETTINA WOLF, STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2020. Characterisation of the molecular properties of scleroglucan as an alternative rigid rod molecule to xanthan gum for oropharyngeal dysphagia Food Hydrocolloids. 101(2020), 105446
  • JENNIFER WALLACE, SHAHWAR JIWANI, PHILEMON GYASI-ANTWI, ANDREW MEAL, GARY G. ADAMS, 2020. Management of Diabetes Patients across the Peri- Operative Pathway: A Systematic Review Endocrinol Diabetes Metab J,. 4(1), 1-16
  • SHAHWAR IMRAN JIWANI, SHA HAUNG, ORITSEGIDENENE BEJI, PHILEMON GYASI-ANTWI, RICHARD GILLIS, GARY ADAMS, 2020. Clinically relevant Insulin Degludec and its interaction with polysaccharides: a biophysical examination Polymers. 12, 390
  • VLAD DINU, YUDONG LU, NICOLA WESTON, RYAN LITHGO, HAYLEY COUPE, GUY CHANNELL, GARY G. ADAMS, AMELIA TORCELLO GÓMEZ, CARLOS SABATER, ALAN MACKIE, CHRISTOPHER PARMENTER, IAN FISK, MARY K. PHILLIPS-JONES AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2020. The antibiotic vancomycin induces complexation and aggregation of gastrointestinal and submaxillary mucins Scientific Reports. 10, 960
  • ORITSEGIDENENE BEJI, RICHARD B. GILLIS, VLAD DINU, SHAHWAR I. JIWANI, PHILEMON GYASI-ANTWI, IAN FISK, ANDREW MEAL, PAUL S. MORGAN, STEPHEN E. HARDING, SHA HUANG, GIULIA AGUGINI, FEDERICA FEDELE AND GARY G. ADAMS, 2020. Exploration of temperature and shelf-life dependency of the therapeutically available Insulin Detemir European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 152, 340-347
  • NAZIA NASEER, IAN SHAW AND GARY ADAMS, 2020. Effect of Lifestyle and Diet on Gestational Diabetes (GDM) in South Asian Women: A Systematic Review Journal Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome. 3, 1-10
  • GYASI-ANTWI P, WALKER L, MOODY C, OKYERE S, SALT K, ANANG L, EDUFUL E, LARYEA D, OTTIE-BOAKYE D, ASAH- OPOKU K, ASIBEY S, SARFO-KANTANKA O, BAFFOUR-AGYEI E, SHAW I AND ADAMS G, 2020. Global Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis New American Journal of Medicine. 3, 1-10
  • INNOCENT CHANZA, IAN SHAW AND GARY ADAMS, 2020. Poverty, and the Global Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus Journal of Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. 3(2), 1-21
  • ALBERT AMAGYEI, ANDREW MEAL, IAN SHAW AND GARY G ADAMS, 2020. Effectiveness of Community Health Worker-led Diabetes Self-Management Education on Type 2 diabetes patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis International Journal of Diabetes: Current Research. 1(2), 40-50
  • SHAHWAR JIWANI, RICHARD B. GILLIS, DAVID BESONG, FAHAD ALMUTAIRI, TAYYIBE ERTEN, M. SAMIL KÖK, STEPHEN E HARDING, BERIT PAULSEN, GARY ADAMS, 2020. Isolation and Biophysical characterisation of bioactive polysaccharides from Cucurbita moschata (Butternut squash) Polymers: Polysaccharides and Polymers. 12, 1650
  • AMEERA AL ONEZEI, SHAHWAR I JIWANI, PHILEMON GYASI-ANTWI, ANDREW MEAL AND GARY G ADAMS, 2020. Is Liraglutide a Safe and Effective Medication to Treat Hyperglycaemia? A Systematic Review Annals of Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology. 3(2), 1017
  • FOSTER T, ADAMS G, DI BARI V, CONNERTON I, GOULD J, GOUSETI O, GRAY D and YAKUBOV G, 2020. Food Biotechnology Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering. 53-59
  • JENNIFER M. K. WAKEFIELD, ROBERT HAMPE, RICHARD B. GILLIS, AGNES SITTERLI, GARY G. ADAMS, HARTMUT KUTZKE, THOMAS HEINZE AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2020. Aminoethyl substitution enhances the self-assembly properties of an aminocellulose as a potential archaeological wood consolidant European Biophysics Journal. 49, 791–798
  • VLAD DINU, THOMAS MACCALMAN, NI YANG, GARY G. ADAMS, GLEB E. YAKUBOV, STEPHEN E. HARDING AND IAN FISK, 2020. Probing the effect of aroma compounds on the hydrodynamic properties of mucin glycoproteins European Biophysics Journal. 49, 799–808
  • ROCÍO FERNÁNDEZ-MÉNDEZ, DANIEL JOHN ROBERTON HARVEY, RICHARD WINDLE, GARY GEORGE ADAMS, 2019. The practice of glycaemic control in intensive care units: a multicentre survey of nursing and medical professionals Journal of Clinical Nursing. 28(11-12), 2029-2032
  • VLAD DINU, RICHARD B GILLIS, THOMAS MACCALMAN, MUI LIM, GARY G ADAMS, STEPHEN E HARDING and IAN D FISK, 2019. Submaxillary Mucin: Its Effect on Aroma Release from Acidic Drinks and New Insight into the Effect of Aroma Compounds on its Macromolecular Integrity Food Biophysics. 14, 278–286
  • VLAD DINU, ARTHUR GADON, KATHERINE HURST, MUI LIM, CHARFEDINNE AYED, RICHARD B. GILLIS, GARY G. ADAMS,STEPHEN E. HARDING AND IAN D. FISK, 2019. An enzymatically controlled mucoadhesive system forenhancingflavour during food oral processing Science of Food. 11,
  • VLAD DINU, GLEB E. YAKUBOV, MUI LIM, KATHERINE HURST, GARY G. ADAMS, STEPHEN E. HARDING and IAN D. FISK, 2019. Mucin immobilization in calcium alginate: A possible mucus mimetic tool for evaluating mucoadhesion and retention of flavour International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 138, 831 - 836
  • YANMIN LI, LATA GOVADA, HODAYA V. SOLOMON, RICHARD B. GILLIS, GARY G. ADAMS, NAOMI E. CHAYEN, 2019. Novel Strategies for Improved Protein Crystallization Crystals. 9, 462
  • JENNY THOMAS, ANDREW MEAL, GARY G. ADAMS, 2019. Relationship between Lipohypertrophy, Injection Techniques and Education in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review Journal of Diabetes and Treatment. 4(2), 1074
  • M ALSHAMMARI, G ADAMS, R WINDLE, D BOWSKILL, 2019. The Role of Nurses in Diabetes Care in Kuwait: A Review J Diabetes Metab. 10, 831
  • WAKEFIELD, J.M.K., GILLIS, R.B., ADAMS, G.G., MCQUEEN, C. and HARDING, S.E., 2018. Controlled depolymerisation, as assessed by Analytical Ultracentrifugation, of low molecular weight chitosan for potential use in archaeological conservation European Biophysics Journal. 47(7), 769-775
  • GARY G. ADAMS, ANDREW MEAL, PAUL S. MORGAN, QUSHMUA E. ALZAHRANI, HANNE ZOBEL, RYAN LITHGO, M. SAMIL KOK, DAVID T. M. BESONG, SHAHWAR I. JIWANI, SIMON BALLANCE, STEPHEN E. HARDING, NAOMI CHAYEN, RICHARD B. GILLIS, 2018. Characterisation of insulin analogues therapeutically available to patients PlosOne. 13(3), e0195010
  • JAMES MASON, ANDREW MEAL, IAN SHAW, GARY G. ADAMS, 2018. Outcomes of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy in Adults with diabetes: A Systematic Review Journal of Diabetes and Treatment. 2018(2), 1-20
  • ADIEWERE P., GILLIS, R.B. , IMRAN JIWANI, S, MEAL, A., SHAW, I, AND ADAMS, G.G, 2018. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Patient Education in Preventing and Reducing the Incidence or Recurrence of Adult Diabetes Foot Ulcers (DFU) Heliyon. e00614
  • GUY CHANNELL, GARY ADAMS, YUDONG LU, RICHARD GILLIS, VLAD DINU, MYRIAM GRUNDY, BALAZS BAJKA, PETER BUTTERWORTH, PETER ELLIS, ALAN MACKIE, SIMON BALLANCE, AND STEPHEN HARDING, 2018. Extended Fujita method for representing the molecular weight and molecular weight distributions of native and processed oat beta-glucans Scientific Reports. 8, 11809
  • CHANNELL, G, ADAMS, G.G. AND HARDNG, S.E., 2018. A simple cell-alignment protocol for sedimentation velocity analytical ultracentrifugation to complement mechanical and optical alignment procedures European Biophysics Journal. 47(7), 809–813
  • LEAH HENNESSEY, IAN SHAW, SAM OKYERE and GARY G ADAMS, 2018. Does ethnicity and culture affect the noncompliance of cervical cancer screening? MOJ Public Health. 7(4), 219‒227
  • ELEANOR HARTILL, RICHARD B. GILLIS, SHAHWAR IMRAN JIWANI, NATASHA RECCHIA, ANDREW MEAL, GARY G. ADAMS, 2018. Hypoglycaemic unawareness A systematic review of qualitative studies of significant others’ (SO) supportive interventions for patients with diabetes mellitus Heliyon. 4, 1-31
  • ROCÍO FERNÁNDEZ‐MÉNDEZ, SANCHO RODRÍGUEZ‐VILLAR, PABLO F. MÉNDEZ, RICHARD WINDLE, GARY GEORGE ADAMS, 2018. Methodology for the analysis and comparison of protocols for glycaemic control in intensive care Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2018, 1–9
  • DINU V, LIU C, ALI J, AYED C, GERSHKOVICH P, ADAMS GG, HARDING SE and FISK ID, 2018. Analytical ultracentrifugation in saliva research: Impact of green tea astringency and its significance on the in-vivo aroma release. Scientific Reports. 8(1), 13350
  • P. MCARDLE; S.M. GREENFIELD; A. AVERY; G.G ADAMS; P.S.GILL, 2017. Dietitians’ practice in giving carbohydrate advice in the management of type 2 diabetes: A Mixed Methods Study Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 30(3), 385-393
  • MARY K. PHILLIPS-JONES, GUY CHANNELL, CLAIRE KELSALL, CHARLOTTE HUGHES, ALISON ASHCROFT, SIMON PATCHING, VLAD DINU, RICHARD GILLIS, GARY ADAMS, AND STEPHEN HARDING, 2017. Hydrodynamics of the VanA-type VanS histidine kinase: an extended solution conformation and first evidence for interactions with vancomycin Scientific Reports. 7, 46180
  • GEORGE KERRISON, RICHARD GILLIS, SHAHWAR JIWANI, QUSHMUA ALZAHRANI, SAMIL KOK, STEPHEN E. HARDING, IAN SHAW AND GARY ADAMS, 2017. The effectiveness of lifestyle adaptation for the treatment of pre-diabetes in adults: a systematic review Journal of Diabetes Research. 2017, 1-20
  • GARY G. ADAMS QUSHMUA ALZAHRANI, SHAHWAR I. JIWANI, ANDREW MEAL, PAUL S. MORGAN , FRANK COFFEY, SAMIL KOK, ARTHUR J. ROWE, STEPHEN E. HARDING, NAOMI CHAYEN RICHARD B. GILLIS, 2017. Glargine and Degludec: Solution behaviour of higher dose synthetic insulins Scientific Reports. 7(1), 7287
  • KARAVADRA K, GILLIS RB, JIWANI SI, ALZAHRANI Q, KOK S, HARDING SE, SHAW I AND ADAMS GARY G, 2017. How Effective are Preconception Care Services for Women with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review Diabetes and Obesity International Journal. 2(4), 1-15
  • ARIS, A, BLAKE, H and ADAMS, G, 2017. Health beliefs predict self-care practices and glycaemic control in Malaysian patients with insulin-treated diabetes: a longitudinal study. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine. 17(2), 80-89.
  • PHILLIPS-JONES, M.K., LITHGO, R., DINU, V., GILLIS, R.B., HARDING, J.E., ADAMS, G.G. & HARDING, S.E., 2017. Full hydrodynamic reversibility of the weak dimerization of vancomycin and elucidation of its interaction with VanS monomers at clinical concentration Scientific Reports. 7, 12697
  • HARDING, S.E., TOMBS, M.P., ADAMS, G.G., PAULSEN, B.S., INNGJERDINGEN, K.T. and BARSETT, H., 2017. An Introduction to Polysaccharide Biotechnology, 2nd Edition CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA.
  • GILLIS, R.B., ADAMS, G.G., BESONG, D.T.M., MACHOVA, E., EBRINGEROVA, A., ROWE, A.J., HARDING, S.E. and PATEL, T.R., 2017. Application of novel analytical ultracentrifuge analysis to solutions of fungal mannans European Biophysics Journal. 46(3), 235-245
  • ALI SABER ABDELHAMEED, GARY G. ADAMS, GORDON A. MORRIS, FAHAD M. ALMUTAIRI, PIERRE DUVIVIER, KAREL CONRATH & STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2016. A glycoconjugate of Haemophilus influenzae Type b capsular polysaccharide with tetanus toxoid protein: hydrodynamic properties mainly influenced by the carbohydrate Scientific Reports. 6, 22208
  • RICHARD B. GILLIS GARY G. ADAMS, QUSHMUA ALZAHRANI, STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2016. A novel analytical ultracentrifugation based approach to the low resolution structure of gum Arabic Biopolymers. 105(9), 618-25
  • HARDING SE, ADAMS GG and GILLIS RB, 2016. Molecular weight analysis of starches: which technique? Starch/Stärke. 68, 1-8
  • SWEENEY SM, BULLEN, GA, GILLIS RB, ADAMS GG, ROWE AJ, HARDING SE, TUCKER JHR, PEACOCK AFA and MURPHY PV, 2016. Coiled coil type neoglycoproteins presenting three lactose residues Tetrahedron Letters. 57, 1414-1417
  • THEO VARZAKASA, ASMA ALGHAMDI, HANAN ALGHAMDI, ROBERT LINFORTH, VLAD DINU, TABOT D. BESONG, RICHARD B. GILLIS, GARY G. ADAMS, D. ARAPOGLOU, IAN F. CONNERTON, STEPHEN E. HARDING & CLEANTHES ISRAILIDES, 2016. The effect of thermal processing in oil on the macromolecular integrity and acrylamide formation from starch of three potato cultivars organically fertilized Cogent Food & Agriculture. 1-16
  • ALMUTAIRI, F.M., HERNANDEZ-CIFRE, J.G., ADAMS, G.G., KOK, M.S., MACKIE, A.R., GARCIA DE LA TORRE, J. and HARDING, S.E., 2016. Application of recent advances in hydrodynamic methods for characterising mucins in solution European Biophysics Journal. 45(1), 45-54
  • GILLIS, R.B., ADAMS, G.G., BESONG, T., MACHOVA, EBRINGEROVA, ROWE, A., HARDING, S.E., PATEL, T., 2016. Application of novel analytical ultracentrifuge analysis to solutions of fungal mannans European Biophysics Journal.
  • BERWICK, MATTHEW R., SLOPE, LOUISE N., SMITH, CAITLIN F., KING, SIOBHAN M., NEWTON, SARAH L., GILLIS, RICHARD B., ADAMS, GARY G., ROWE, ARTHUR J., HARDING, STEPHEN E., BRITTON, MELANIE M. and PEACOCK, ANNA F. A., 2016. Location dependent coordination chemistry and MRI relaxivity, in de novo designed lanthanide coiled coils CHEMICAL SCIENCE. 7(3), 2207-2216
  • ULUISIK, S., CHAPMAN, N.H., SMITH, R., POOLE, M., ADAMS, G., GILLIS, R.B., BESONG, T.M.D., SHELDON, J., STIEGELMEYER, S., PEREZ, L., SAMSULRIZAL, N., WANG, D., FISK, I.D., YANG, N., BAXTER, C., RICKETT, D., FRAY, R., BLANCO-ULATE, B., POWELL, A.L.T., HARDING, S.E., CRAIGON, J., ROSE, J.K.C., FICH, E.A., SUN, L., DOMOZYCH, D.S., FRASER, P.D., TUCKER, G.A., GRIERSON, D. and SEYMOUR, G.B., 2016. Genetic improvement of tomato by targeted control of fruit softening Nature Biotechnology. 34(9), doi:10.1038/nbt.3602
  • HARDING SE, ADAMS GG, GILLIS RB, ALMUTAIRI FM AND MORRIS GA, 2016. Aspects of the Analytical Ultracentrifuge Determination of the Molar Mass Distribution of Polysaccharides. In: UCHIYAMA S, ARISAWA F, STAFFORD WF, LAUE T, ed., Analytical Ultracentrifugation: Instrumentation, Software, and Applications Springer Verlag. 375-386
  • ABDELHAMEED A.S., MORRIS G.A., ALMUTAIRI F.M., ADAMS G.G., DUVIVIER P., CONRATH K. and HARDING S.E., 2016. Solution conformation and flexibility of capsular polysaccharides from Neisseria meningitidis and glycoconjugates with the tetanus toxoid protein Scientific Reports. 6, 35588
  • EMILY MCHALE, SUSAN BRAOVAC, CALIN C. STEINDAL, RICHARD B. GILLIS, GARY G. ADAMS, HARTMUT KUTZKE, STEPHEN E. HARDING AND TORE BENNECHE, 2016. Synthesis and characterisation of lignin-like oligomers as a bio-inspired consolidant for waterlogged archaeological wood Pure and Applied Chemistry. 88(10-11), 969-977
  • STEPHEN E. HARDING, RICHARD B. GILLIS, GARY G. ADAMS, 2016. Assessing Sedimentation Equilibrium Profiles in Analytical Ultracentrifugation Experiments on macromolecules: from simple average molecular weight analysis to molecular weight distribution and interaction analysis Biophysical Reviews. 8(4), 299-308
  • PRASAD S. SARANGAPANI, JUSTIN WEAVER, ARUN PARUPUDI, TABOT M.D. BESONG, GARY G. ADAMS, STEPHEN E. HARDING, PRAKASH MANIKWAR, MARIA M. CASTELLANOS, STEVEN M. BISHOP, JAI A. PATHAK, 2016. Both Reversible Self-Association and Structural Changes Underpin Molecular Viscoelasticity of mAb Solutions Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 1-11
  • FERNANDEZ, R.M., LANGLEY, J. AND ADAMS, G.G., 2016. Diabetic Ketoacidosis. In: Protocols in Critical Care 118. Marbán Libros. 1002-1008
  • FERNANDEZ, R.M., LANGLEY, J. AND ADAMS, G.G.,, 2016. Stress hyperglycaemia. In: Protocols in Critical Care 117. Marbán Libros. 993-1001
  • SANCHO RODRÍGUEZ VILLAR, MARCELINO SÁNCHEZ CASADO, GARY ADAMS, ROCIO FERNANDEZ MENDEZ, PETER M. KILGOUR, JOSÉ L. RODRÍGUEZ GARCÍA, JUAN ARÉVALO SERRANO, 2015. Basal functional status predicts functional recovery in critically ill patients with multiple organ failure Journal of Critical Care. 30(3), 511–517
  • RICHARD B. GILLIS, ARTHUR J. ROWE, GARY G. ADAMS AND STEPHEN E.HARDING, 2015. A review of modern approaches to the hydrodynamic characterisation of polydisperse macromolecular systems in biotechnology Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews.
  • HARDING, STEPHEN E, GILLIS, RICHARD B, ALMUTAIRI, FAHAD, ERTEN, TAYYIBE, KOK, M SAMIL and ADAMS, GARY G, 2015. Recent advances in the analysis of macromolecular interactions using the matrix-free method of sedimentation in the analytical ultracentrifuge. Biology. 4(1), 237-50
  • ALMUTAIRI FM, ERTEN T, ADAMS GG, HAYES M, MCLOUGHLIN P, KOK MS, MACKIE AR, ROWE AJ and HARDING SE, 2015. Hydrodynamic characterisation of chitosan and its interaction with two polyanions: DNA and xanthan Carbohydrate Polymers. 122, 355-366
  • QUSHMUA E. ALZAHRANI, GARY G. ADAMS, RICHARD B. GILLIS, TABOT M.D. BESONG, M. SAMIL KÖK, EMILY FONG, RICHARD A. HARDING, JAN E.G. VAN DAM, RICHARD J.A. GOSSELINK, ARTHUR J. ROWE AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2015. Matrix-free hydrodynamic study on the size distribution and conformation of lignins from wood and non-wood Holzforschung. 70(2), 117-125
  • HARDING SE, ABDELHAMEED AS, GILLIS RB, MORRIS GA, ADAMS GG, 2015. Characterization of Capsular Polysaccharides and Their Glycoconjugates by Hydrodynamic Methods Methods Molecular Biology. 1331, 211-27
  • FAHAD M. ALMUTAIRI, JOSE- GINES HERNANEZ CIFRE, GARY G. ADAMS, M. SAMIL KÖK, ALAN R. MACKIE , JOSE GARCIA DE LA TORRE, STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2015. Application of recent advances in hydrodynamic methods for characterising mucins in solution European Biophysics Journal. 45, 45–54
  • HARDING, S.E., ADAMS, G.G., ALMUTAIRI, F., ALZAHRANI, Q., ERTEN, T., KÖK, M.S. and GILLIS, R.B, 2015. Ultracentrifuge methods for the analysis of polysaccharides, glycoconjugates, and lignins. Methods in Enzymology. 562, 391-439
  • ROCÍO FERNÁNDEZ MÉNDEZ, JANE LANGLEY AND GARY ADAMS, 2015. Diabetic Ketoacidosis. In: Protocols in Intensive Care 118. Marbán Libros. 989-995
  • ROCÍO FERNÁNDEZ‑MÉNDEZ, JANE LANGLEY AND GARY ADAMS, 2015. Stress hyperglycaemia. In: Protocols in Intensive Care 117. Marbán Libros. 980-988
  • R FERNANDEZ-MENDEZ, R WINDLE, G ADAMS, 2015. Methods for glycemic control implemented in NHS intensive care units in the UK: A cross-sectional study in 7 hospitals 4(30), 856
  • DIFFERENT VIEWS OF MEDICAL AND NURS R FERNANDEZ-MENDEZ, R WINDLE, GG ADAMS, 2015. Different views of medical and nursing professionals on the methods for glycaemic control implemented in intensive care. a cross-sectional study in seven hospitals within the uk 3, S1
  • GARY G. ADAMS, SHAHWAR IMRAN, SHENG WANG, ABUBAKER MOHAMMAD, SAMIL KOK, DAVID A. GRAY, GUY A. CHANNELL, AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2014. The Hypoglycaemic Effect Of Pumpkin Seeds, Trigonelline (TRG), Nicotinic Acid (NA) and D-Chiro-inositol (DCI) In Controlling Glycaemic Levels In Diabetes Mellitus Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.
  • PETER SCHUCK, RICHARD B. GILLIS, TABOT M.D. BESONG, FAHAD ALMUTAIRI, GARY G. ADAMS, ARTHUR J. ROWE AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2014. SEDFIT-MSTAR: Molecular weight and molecular weight distribution analysis of polymers by sedimentation equilibrium in the ultracentrifuge Analyst. 139, 79-92
  • MELANIE NIKOLAJSKI, GARY G. ADAMS, RICHARD B. GILLIS, DAVID TABOT BESONG, ARTHUR J. ROWE, THOMAS HEINZE & STEPHEN E. HARDING and THOMAS HEINZE & STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2014. Protein–like fully reversible tetramerisation and super-association of an aminocellulose Nature:Scientific Reports. 4, 3861
  • TAYYIBE ERTEN, GARY G. ADAMS TIMOTHY J. FOSTER AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2014. Comparative heterogeneity, molecular weights and viscosities of xanthans of different pyruvate and acetate content Food Hydrocolloids. 42, 335–341
  • GARY G. ADAMS AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2014. Gluten Intolerance Available at: <>
  • GORDON A. MORRIS, GARY G. ADAMS, STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2014. On hydrodynamic methods for the analysis of the sizes and shapes of polysaccharides in dilute solution: A short review Food Hydrocolloids. 42(3), 318-334
  • ADAMS G. AND HARDING SE, 2013. Drug delivery systems for the treatment of diabetes mellitus: state of the art Current Pharmaceutical Design. 19(41), 1381
  • ALEX JERVIS, SUSANNAH CHAMPION, GEMMA FIGG, JANE LANGLEY AND GARY G. ADAMS, 2013. Prevalence of Diabetes Ketoacidosis Rises and Still No Strict Treatment Current Diabetes Reviews. 9(1),
  • G.A. MORRIS, G.G. ADAMS, S.E. HARDING, J.D. CASTILE AND A. SMITH, 2013. Stability of pectin-based drug delivery systems. In: Stability of Complex Carbohydrate Structures: Biofuels, Foods, Vaccines and Shipwrecks Royal Society of Chemistry. 99-109
  • FAHAD M. ALMUTAIRI, GARY G. ADAMS, MEHMET S. KÖK, CHRISTOPHER J. LAWSON, ROLAND GAHLER, SIMON WOOD, TIMOTHY J. FOSTER , ARTHUR J. ROWE AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2013. An analytical ultracentrifugation based study on the conformation of lambda carrageenan in aqueous solution Carbohydrate Polymers. 97(1), 203-9
  • GILLIS, R.B., ADAMS, G.G., WOLF, B., BERRY, M., BESONG, T.M.D., CORFIELD, A., KÖK, S.M., SIDEBOTTOM, R., LAFOND, D., ROWE, A.J. and HARDING, S.E., 2013. Molecular weight distribution analysis by ultracentrifugation: adaptation of a new approach for mucins Carbohydrate Polymers. 93(1), 178-183
  • FIGG, G., JERVIS, A., CHAMPION, S., LANGLEY, J., MEAL, A AND ADAMS, G.G., 2013. Statins As A Primary Prevention. Which One Is Most Effective? A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis Journal of Cardiovascular Disease and Diagnosis. 1(2), 1-7
  • SUSANNAH CHAMPION, GEMMA FIGG, ALEX JERVIS AND GARY ADAMS, 2013. The Therapeutic Role of C-peptide in the Amelioration of Type 1 Diabetes Associated Microvascular Dysfunction of the Kidneys and Nerves Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism. 4(5), 1-10
  • RICHARD B. GILLIS, GARY G. ADAMS, THOMAS HEINZE,, MELANIE NIKOLAJSKI, STEPHEN E. HARDING AND ARTHUR J. ROWE, 2013. MultiSig: a new high precision approach to the analysis of complex biomolecular systems European Biophysics Journal. 42(10), 777-786
  • GARY G. ADAMS, SHAHWAR IMRAN, M. SAMIL KÖK, STEPHEN E. HARDING, MOHAMMAD ILYAS AND ARTHUR S. TATHAM, 2012. The interaction of dietary fibres with disulphide bonds (s-s) and a potential strategy to reduce the toxicity of the gluten proteins in coeliac disease Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews. 28, 115-130
  • SHAHWAR IMRAN, RICHARD B. GILLIS, M. SAMIL KOK, STEPHEN E. HARDING AND GARY G. ADAMS, 2012. Application and use of Inulin as a tool for therapeutic drug delivery Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews. 28, 33-46
  • GARY G. ADAMS, SHAHWAR IMRAN, SHENG WANG, ABUBAKER MOHAMMAD, M.SAMIL KOK, DAVID A. GRAY, GUY A. CHANNELL, AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2012. Extraction, Isolation And Characterisation Of Oil Bodies From Pumpkin Seeds For Therapeutic Use Food Chemistry. 134, 1919–1925
  • STEPHEN E. HARDING, FAHAD ALMUTAIRI, GARY G. ADAMS, GORDON MORRIS, CHRISTOPHER J. LAWSON, ROLAND J. GAHLER AND SIMON WOOD, 2012. Dilute Solution Viscometry Studies on a Therapeutic Mixture of Non-digestible Carbohydrates International Journal of Biotechnology For Wellness Industries. 1, 67-84
  • KÖK, M.S., GILLIS, R., ANG, S., LAFOND, D., TATHAM, A.S., ADAMS, G. and HARDING, S., 2012. Can dietary fibre help provide safer food products for sufferers of gluten intolerance? A well-established biophysical probe may help towards providing an answer BMC Biophysics. 5, 10
  • RICHARD B. GILLIS, GARY G. ADAMS, BETTINA WOLF, MONICA BERRY, TABOT M.D. BESONG, ANTHONY CORFIELD, SAMIL M. KÖK, RAY SIDEBOTTOM, DAVID LAFOND, ARTHUR J. ROWE AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2012. Molecular weight distribution analysis by Ultracentrifugation: adaptation of a new approach for mucins Carbohydrate Polymers. 93(1), 178-83
  • STEPHEN E. HARDING, ALI SABER ABDELHAMEED, GORDON A. MORRIS, GARY ADAMS, OLIVIER LALOUX, LOUIS CERNY, BENJAMIN BONNIER, PIERRE DUVIVIER, KAREL CONRATH, CHRISTOPHE LENFANT, 2012. Solution properties of capsular polysaccharides from Streptococcus pneumoniae Carbohydrate Polymers. 90, 237-242
  • ALI SABER ABDELHAMEED, GORDON A. MORRIS, GARY G. ADAMS, ARTHUR J. ROWE, OLIVIER LALOUX, LOUIS CERNY, BENJAMIN BONNIER, PIERRE DUVIVIER, KAREL CONRATH, CHRISTOPHE LENFANT AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2012. An asymmetric and slightly but irreversibly dimerized structure for the tetanus toxoid conjugation protein for glycoconjugate vaccines Carbohydrate Polymers. 90(4), 1831–1835
  • VICTORIA H. TOMLINSON, JANE LANGLEY, ANDREW G. MEAL AND GARY G. ADAMS, 2012. “Medioglycaemia”: A New Concept in Glycaemic Control In Intensive Care (ICU) Units? Journal of Diabetes Mellitus. 2(4), 361-368
  • MAN-LING HUI, ARUN KUMAR AND GARY G. ADAMS, 2012. Protocol-Directed Insulin Infusion Sliding Scales improve Perioperative Hyperglycaemia in Critical Care Perioperative Medicine. 1(7), 2-10
  • ADAMS, G.G. AND LANGLEY, J., 2011. Diabetic Ketoacidosis. In: SANCHO RODRÍGUEZ VILLAR, ed., Protocols in Intensive Therapy Units First. 1. Marban, Madrid. 661-665
  • SHAW K, RITCHIE, D AND ADAMS, G.G., 2011. Does Witnessing Resuscitation Help Parents Come to Terms With the Death of their Child? - A Review of the Literature Intensive and Critical Care Nursing. 27(5), 253-62
  • HARDING, S.E., SCHUCK, P., ABDELHAMMED, A.S., ADAMS, G., KÖK, M.S. and MORRIS, G.A., 2011. Extended Fujita approach to the molecular weight distribution of polysaccharides and other polymer systems Methods. 54(1), 136-144
  • GARY G. ADAMS, SHAHWAR IMRAN, SHENG WANG, ABUBAKER MOHAMMAD, SAMIL KOK, DAVID A. GRAY, GUY A. CHANNELL, GORDON A. MORRIS, AND STEPHEN E. HARDING, 2011. The Hypoglycaemic Effect of Pumpkins as Anti-diabetic and Functional Medicines Food Research International. 44, 862–867
  • GARY ADAMS, LEE BUTTERY, SNOW STOLNIK, STEPHEN E. HARDING AND NAN WANG, 2011. Assessment of Biological Properties of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells Characteristics Prior To Differentiation Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology. 2(4), 378-389.
  • MORRIS, G.A, CASTILE, J and ADAMS, G.G. AND HARDING, S.E., 2011. The effect of prolonged storage at different temperatures on the particle size distribution of tripolyphosphate (TPP) - chitosan nanoparticles Carbohydrate Polymers. 84, 1430-1434.
  • GARY ADAMS, ALAN LIDDLE AND JANE LANGLEY, 2011. Tight Glycaemic Control in Intensive Care. In: Protocols in Intensive Therapy Units 656-660
  • MORRIS, G.A., KÖK, M.S. and HARDING, S.E. AND ADAMS, G.G., 2010. Polysaccharide drug delivery systems based on pectin and chitosan Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews. 27, 257-284
  • ADAMS, G.G, BUTTERY, L and STOLNIK, S. AND WANG, N., 2010. Stem Cells: The Therapeutic Role In The Treatment Of Diabetes Mellitus Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews. 27, 285-304.
  • MORRIS, G.A., CASTILE, J., SMITH, A., ADAMS, G.G. and HARDING, S.E., 2010. The effect of different storage temperatures on the physical properties of pectin solutions and gels Polymer Degradation and Stability. 95(12), 2670-2673
  • ADAMS, G. G., 2010. Adolescence, Diabetes and Christmas At: Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust January Newsletter (63) 2
  • GARY ADAMS, TIM CONSTANTIN and AMIR FAHMI, 2010. Insulin-Nanoparticle Conjugates WO 2010/116185 11/01/2010 00:00:00
  • ANG, S., KOGULANATHAN, J., MORRIS, G.A., KÖK, M.S., SHEWRY, P.R., TATHAM, A.S., ADAMS, G.G., ROWE, A.J. and HARDING, S.E., 2010. Structure and heterogeneity of gliadin: a hydrodynamic evaluation European Biophysics Journal. 39(2), 255–261
  • MORRIS, G.A., CASTILE, J., SMITH, A., ADAMS, G.G and HARDING, S.E., 2009. Macromolecular conformation of chitosan in dilute solution: a new global hydrodynamic approach Carbohydrate Polymers. 76, 616-621
  • YADAV, N, MORRIS, G, HARDING, S.E and ANG, S. AND ADAMS, G. G., 2009. Various non-injectable delivery systems for the treatment of Diabetes mellitus Endocrine, Metabolic and Immune Disorders-Drug Targets. 9, 1-13
  • MORRIS, G.A., CASTILE, H., SMITH, A. and ADAMS, G.G. AND HARDING, S.E., 2009. The kinetics of chitosan depolymerisation at different temperatures Polymer Degradation and Stability. 94, 1334-1348.
  • LUKE JEYES, ELIZABETH EVANS, PETER MANSELL, GARY ADAMS, 2009. A Quantitative study examining the quality of life (QOL) and HbA1c of adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM); A DAFNE study Journal of Diabetes Nursing. 13(7),
  • ADAMS, G.G. and CONSTANTIN, T. AND FAHMI, A., 2009. Insulin-Nanoparticle Conjugates Patent:GB0906023.7, 01/01/1900 00:00:00
  • GARY G. ADAMS AND YUXIN CUI, 2009. Effects of extracellular matrix proteins on expansion, proliferation and insulin-producing-cell differentiation of ARIP cells Journal of Biomedical Science & Engineering. 2, 216-226
  • WANG, N., ADAMS, G., BUTTERY, L., FALCONE, F.H. and STOLNIK, S., 2009. Alginate encapsulation technology supports embryonic stem cells differentiation into insulin-producing cells Journal of Biotechnology. 144(4), 304-312
  • ELIZABETH EVANS, LUKE JEYES, GARY ADAMS, 2008. Effects of alcohol on blood glucose levels in people with diabetes: A systematic review Journal of Diabetes Nursing. 12(8), 288-300
  • LANGLEY, J. AND ADAMS G., 2007. Insulin-based regimens decrease mortality rates in critically ill patients: A systematic review Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 23(3), 184-192
  • CUI, Y., SHAKESHEFF, K.M. and ADAMS, G.G., 2006. Encapsulation of RIN-m5F cells within Ba2+ crosslinked alginate beads affects proliferation and insulin secretion Journal of Microencapsulation. 23(6), 663-676
  • ADAMS, G.G., CUI, Y., MITCHELL, J.H. and TAYLOR, M.J., 2006. Rheological and diffusion properties of a dextran-con A polymer in the presence of Insulin and Magnesium Rheologica Acta. 45(5), 611-620
  • WANG, N, BUTTERY, L and STOLNIK, S. AND ADAMS, G., 2006. In-vitro differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells into pancreatic insulin producing cells Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 58(10), 140
  • VAUGHAN, N., RANDLE, J. and ADAMS, G.G., 2006. Infection control link professionals' knowledge of Clostridium difficile British Journal of Infection Control. 7(5), 25-29
  • ADAMS, G., WANG, N. and CUI, Y., 2005. Future alternative therapies in a quest to halt aberrations in diabetes mellitus Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. 59(6), 296-301
  • DOBBINS, H. AND ADAMS, G.G., 2005. Homeostasis. In: MALLIK, M. HALL, C. AND HOWARD, D., ed., Nursing knowledge and practice: a decision making approach Bailliere Tindall.
  • ADAMS, G, CLARK, J, SAHOTA, T, TANNA, S and TAYLOR, M J, 2000. Diabetes mellitus and closed-loop insulin delivery. Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews. 17, 455-96
  • TANNA, S, TAYLOR, M J and ADAMS, G, 1999. Insulin delivery governed by covalently modified lectin-glycogen gels sensitive to glucose. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 51(10), 1093-8
  • TAYLOR,M.J., TANNA,S., TAYLOR,P.M. and ADAMS,G.G., 1995. The delivery of insulin from aqueous and non-aqueous reservoirs governed by a glucose sensitive gel membrane Journal of Drug Targeting. 3(3), 209-216
  • TAYLOR,M.J., TANNA,S., TAYLOR,P.M. and ADAMS,G.G., 1995. Insulin delivery using a novel glucose-sensitive formulation. Proceedings of the international symposium of controlled release, bioactive materials. 746-747

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