Felicity De Cogan

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Dr Cogan’s current research projects include:

Creating novel antimicrobial materials to prevent the spread of infection.

Mapping the spread of infection on surfaces in complex environments.

Developing a platform technology for ocular drug delivery to both the front and the back of the eye, particularly looking at delivery of age-related macular degeneration drugs via topical administration.

Designing osseoinductive coatings for implant materials which rely on low energy, low cost manufacturing to reduce the high cost of implants for the NHS.

Developing smart coatings for implant materials which can prevent infection, modulate scaring and be tailored to specific patients and or diseases

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Research interests

Developing smart materials to tackle unmet healthcare needs. Creating antibacterial surfaces to prevent the spread of infection on frequent touch surfaces and mapping the transmission of bacteria on surfaces. Designing novel materials for implantable devices to promote patient health outcomes and reduce infection. Also developing a novel  platform technology for ocular drug delivery to both the front and the back of the eye, particularly looking at delivery of age-related macular degeneration drugs via topical administration.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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  • ARVO Genentech Translational Fellowship

    De Cogan, Felicity (Recipient), 1 Feb 2015

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Best Pitch

    De Cogan, Felicity (Recipient), 29 Mar 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Birmingham Fellowship

    De Cogan, Felicity (Recipient), 6 Dec 2017

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Enterprise Fellowship

    De Cogan, Felicity (Recipient), 14 Feb 2017

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Enterprising Birmingham

    De Cogan, Felicity (Recipient), 29 Mar 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)