– Liao S., Langfield B., Ristovski N., Theodoropoulos C., Hardt J., Blackwood K.A., Yambem S.D., Gregory S.D., Woodruff M.A., Powell S. Effect of humidity on melt electrospun polycaprolactone scaffolds. Bionanomaterials. 2016. (Accepted: ePub ahead of print)
– Liao S., Simpson B., Neidlin M., Kaufmann T.A.S., Li Z., Woodruff M.A., Gregory S.D. Numerical prediction of thrombus risk in an anatomically dilated left ventricle: the effect of inflow cannula designs. Biomedical Engineering Online. Biomedical Engineering Online. 2016. (Accepted: ePub ahead of print)
– Gregory, S.D., Stevens, M.C., Pauls, J.P., Schummy, E., Diab, S., Thomson, B., Anderson, B., Tansley, Salamonsen, R., G., Fraser, J.F., Timms, D. In-vivo evaluation of active and passive physiological control systems for rotary left and right ventricular assist devices. Artificial Organs. 2016. Doi: 10.1111/aor.12654.
– Gregory, S.D., Stevens, M.C., Wu, E.L., Pauls, J.P., Kleinheyer, M., Fraser, J.F. Mitral valve regurgitation with a rotary left ventricular assist device – the haemodynamic effect of inlet cannulation site and speed modulation. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2016. Doi: 10.1007/s10439-016-1579-5.
– Pauls, J.P., Stevens, M.C., Bartnikowski, N., Fraser, J.F., Gregory, S.D., Tansley, G. Evaluation of physiological control systems for rotary left ventricular assist devices – an in-vitro study. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2016. Doi: 10.1007/s10439-016-1552-3.
-Shekar, K., Gregory, S., Fraser, J. Mechanical circulatory support in the new era: an overview. Critical Care. 2016. Doi: 10.1186/s13054-016-1235-3.
– Pauls, J.P., Stevens, M., Schummy, E., Tansley, G., Fraser, J., Timms, D., Gregory, S.D. In-vitro comparison of active and passive physiological control systems for biventricular assist devices. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2015. Doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1425-1.
– Nadeem, K., Lim, E., Chiang, B., Marizan, M., Gregory, S.D., Salamonsen, R.F., Stevens, M.C., Lovell, N. Numerical Simulation of biventricular assist device with constant pulmonary banding resistance during pulmonary hypertension. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2015. Doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1388-2.
– Lim, E., Salamonsen, R.F., Mansouri, M., Gaddum, N., Mason, DG., Timms, D.L., Stevens, M.C., Fraser, J., Akmeliawati, R., Lovell, N.H. Hemodynamic response to exercise and head-up tilt of patients implanted with a rotary blood pump: a computational modelling study. Artif. Organs, 2015. 39 (2), E24-35.
– McDonald, C.I., Bolle, E., Lang, H.F., Ribolzi, C., Thomson, B., Tansley, G.D., Fraser, J.F., Gregory, S.D.Hydrodynamic evaluation of aortic cardiopulmonary bypass cannulae using particle image velocimetry.Perfusion. 2015. Doi: 10.1177/0267659115586282.
– Gregory, S.D., Cooney, H., Diab, S., Anstey, C., Thom, O., Fraser, J.F. In-vitro evaluation of an ultrasonic cardiac output monitoring device. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. 2015. Doi:10.1007/s10877-015-9685-8.
– Lo, C., Gregory, S.D., Stevens, M., Murphy, D., Marasco, S. Banding the right ventricular assist device outflow conduit: is it really necessary with current devices? Artificial Organs, 2015. Doi: 10.1111/aor.12497.
– Stevens, M.C., Gregory, S.D., Nestler, F., Thomson, B., Choudhary, J., Garlick, B., Pauls, J.P., Fraser, J.F., Timms, D. In-vitro and in-vivo characterisation of three different modes of pump operation when using an LVAD as an RVAD. Artificial Organs, 2014. 38 (11), 931-9.
– Gaddum, N.R,, Stevens, M.C., Lim, E., Fraser, J.F., Lovell, N.H., Mason D.G., Timms, D., Salamonsen, R. Starling-like Flow Control of a Left Ventricular Assist Device; In Vitro Validation. Artificial Organs, 2014. 38 (3), E46-56
– Pauls, J. P., Gregory, S.D., Stevens, M., Tansley, G. In-vitro evaluation of physiological controller response of rotary blood pumps to changes in patient state. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6943587
– Gregory, S.D., Schummy, E., Pearcy, M., Pauls, J.P., Tansley, G., Fraser, J.F., Timms, D. A compliant, banded outflow cannula for decreased after-load sensitivity of rotary right ventricular assist devices. Artificial Organs, 2014. doi: 10.1111/aor.12338.
– Stevens, M., Gregory, S.D., Nestler, F., Thomson, B., Choudhary, J., Garlick B., Pauls, J.P., Fraser, J.F., Timms, D. In-vitro and in-vivo characterization of three different modes of pump operation when using an LVAD as an RVAD. Artificial Organs, 2014. doi:10.1111/aor.12289.
– Chemonges, S., Tung, J.P., Dunster, K.R., Diab, S., Watts, R., Gregory, S.D., Foley, S., Platts, D., Toon, M., Shekar, K., Maybauer, M.O., Fraser, J.F. Optimal management of the critically ill: A review of anaesthesia, monitoring, data capture and point-of-care technological practices in ovine models of critical care. BioMed Research International. 2014. doi: 10.1155/2014/468309.
– Kaufmann, T.A.S., Gregory, S.D., Buesen, M., Tansley, G.D., Steinseifer, U. Development of a numerical pump testing framework (nPTF). Artificial Organs. 2014. 38(9): p. 783-790.
– Gregory, S.D., Stevens, M.C., Wu, E., Fraser, J.F., Timms, D., In-vitro evaluation of aortic insufficiency with a rotary left ventricular assist device. Artificial Organs, 2013. 37(9): p. 802-809.
– Gregory, S.D., Pearcy, M.J., Fraser, J.F., Timms, D., Evaluation of inflow cannulation site for implantation of right sided rotary ventricular assist device. Artificial Organs, 2013.37(8): p. 704-711.
– Stevens, M.C., Bradley, A.P., Wilson, S.J., Mason, D.G. Evaluation of a morphological filter in mean cardiac output determination: application to left ventricular assist devices. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 2013. 51(8): p. 891-9.
– Gregory, S.D., Loechel, N., Pearcy, M.J., Fraser, J.F., Timms, D. Anatomic fitting of total artificial hearts for in-vivo evaluation. Artificial Organs, 2013. 37(8): p. 735-741.
– Gregory, S.D., Pearcy, M., Timms, D., Passive control of a biventricular assist device with compliant inflow cannulae. Artificial Organs, 2012. 36(8): p. 683-90.
– Salamonsen, R.F., Lim, E., Gaddum, N., Alomari, A.H., Gregory, S.D., Stevens, M., Mason, D.G., Fraser, J.F., Timms, D., Karunanithi, M.K., Lovell, N.H., Theoretical foundations of a Starling-like controller for rotary blood pumps. Artificial Organs, 2012. 36(9): p. 787-796.
– Gregory, S.D., Timms, D., Gaddum, N.R., McDonald, C., Pearcy, M.J. and Fraser, J.F., In-Vitro Evaluation of a Compliant Inflow Cannula Reservoir to Reduce Suck-Down Events with Extracorporeal, Rotary VAD Support. Artificial Organs, 2011. 35(8): p. 765-772.
– Gregory, S., D. Timms, N. Gaddum, D. Mason, and J. Fraser, Biventricular Assist Devices: A Technical Review. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2011: p. 1-16.
– Lim, E., A.-H.H. Alomari, A.V. Savkin, S. Dokos, J.F. Fraser, D.L. Timms, D.G. Mason, and N.H. Lovell, A Method for Control of an Implantable Rotary Blood Pump for Heart Failure Patients Using Noninvasive Measurements. Artificial Organs, 2011. 35(8): p. E174-E180.
– Boehning, F., D.L. Timms, F. Amaral, L. Oliveira, R. Graefe, P.-L. Hsu, T. Schmitz-Rode, and U. Steinseifer, Evaluation of Hydraulic Radial Forces on the Impeller by the Volute in a Centrifugal Rotary Blood Pump. Artificial Organs, 2011. 35(8): p. 818-825.
– Timms, D., E. Gude, N. Gaddum, E. Lim, N. Greatrex, K. Wong, U. Steinseifer, N. Lovell, J. Fraser, and A. Fiane, Assessment of Right Pump Outflow Banding and Speed Changes on Pulmonary Hemodynamics During Biventricular Support With Two Rotary Left Ventricular Assist Devices. Artificial Organs, 2011. 35(8): p. 807-813.
– Gregory, S.D., D. Timms, N.R. Gaddum, C. McDonald, M.J. Pearcy, and J.F. Fraser, In Vitro Evaluation of a Compliant Inflow Cannula Reservoir to Reduce Suction Events With Extracorporeal Rotary Ventricular Assist Device Support. Artificial Organs, 2011. 35(8): p. 765-772
– Timms, D., A review of clinical ventricular assist devices. Med Eng Phys, 2011. In Press, Corrected Proof.
– Timms, D.L., S.D. Gregory, N.A. Greatrex, M.J. Pearcy, J.F. Fraser, and U. Steinseifer, A Compact Mock Circulation Loop for the In Vitro Testing of Cardiovascular Devices. Artif Organs, 2011. 35(4): p. 384-391.
– Masuzawa T, Sasaki E, Timms D. Magnetically Suspended Motor for the BiVentricular Assist Device. Journal of the Japan Society of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics. 2010;18:1-8.
– Timms, D., S. Gregory, P.L. Hsu, B. Thomson, M. Pearcy, K. McNeil, J. Fraser, and U. Steinseifer, Atrial Versus Ventricular Cannulation for a Rotary Ventricular Assist Device. Artif Organs, 2010. 34(9): p. 714-720.
– Laumen, M., T. Kaufmann, D. Timms, P. Schlanstein, S. Jansen, S. Gregory, K.C. Wong, T. Schmitz-Rode, and U. Steinseifer, Flow Analysis of Ventricular Assist Device Inflow and Outflow Cannula Positioning Using a Naturally Shaped Ventricle and Aortic Branch. Artif Organs, 2010. 34(10): p. 798-806.
– Kurita, N., K. Maru, T. Ishikawa, D. Timms, and N. Greatrex, Monitoring system development for driving condition of a Ventricular assist device by using mobile phone. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2010. 2(1): p. 209-212.
– Gregory, S., N. Greatrex, D. Timms, N. Gaddum, M. Pearcy, and J. Fraser, Simulation and Enhancement of a Cardiovascular Device Test Rig. Journal of Simulation, 2010. 4: p. 34-41.
– Greatrex, N., D. Timms, N. Kurita, E. Palmer, and T. Masuzawa, Axial Magnetic Bearing Development for the BiVACOR Rotary BiVAD/TAH. IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., 2010. 57(3): p. 714-721.
– Graefe, R., D. Timms, F. Böhning, T. Schmitz-Rode, and U. Steinseifer, Investigation of the Influence of Volute Design on Journal Bearing Bias Force Using Computational Fluid Dynamics. Artif Organs, 2010. 34(9): p. 760-765.
– Gaddum, N.R., D.L. Timms, and M.J. Pearcy, A Passively Controlled Biventricular Support Device. Artif Organs, 2010. 34(6): p. 473-480.
– Gaddum, N.R., D.L. Timms, and M.J. Pearcy, Optimizing the Response From a Passively Controlled Biventricular Assist Device. Artif Organs, 2010. 34(5): p. 393-401.
– Bellapart, J., S. Geng, K. Dunster, D. Timms, A.G. Barnett, R. Boots, and J.F. Fraser, Intraaortic Balloon Pump Counterpulsation and Cerebral Autoregulation: an observational study. BMC Anesthesiology, 2010. 10(3): p. 1-11.
– Kaufmann, T.A.S., M. Hormes, M. Laumen, D.L. Timms, T. Schmitz-Rode, A. Moritz, O. Dzemali, and U. Steinseifer, Flow Distribution During Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Dependency on the Outflow Cannula Positioning. Artif Organs, 2009. 33(11): p. 988-992.
– Kaufmann, T.A.S., M. Hormes, M. Laumen, D.L. Timms, T. Linde, T. Schmitz-Rode, A. Moritz, O. Dzemali, and U. Steinseifer, The Impact of Aortic/Subclavian Outflow Cannulation for Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Cardiac Support: A Computational Fluid Dynamics Study. Artif Organs, 2009. 33(9): p. 727-732.
– Timms DL, Fraser JF, Hayne M, Dunning J, McNeil K, and Pearcy M. The BiVACOR Rotary Biventricular Assist Device: Concept and In Vitro Investigation. Artificial Organs 2008;32(10):816-819.
– Gregory, S., D. Timms, G. Tansley, and M. Pearcy, A Naturally Shaped Silicone Ventricle Evaluated in a Mock Circulation Loop – A Preliminary Study. J Med Eng Technol, 2008. 33(3): p. 185-191.
– Timms, D.L., M. Hayne and M. Pearcy, LVAD Impeller/Volute Design to Minimise Magnetic Bearing Touchdown and Power. Journal of Life Support and Technology, 2006. 18(4): p. 154-160.
– Timms, D.L., M. Hayne, A. Galbraith, and K. McNeil, A Complete Mock Circulation Loop for the Evaluation of Left- Right- and Bi- Ventricular Assist Devices. Artificial Organs, 2005. 29(7): p. 564–571.
– Timms, D.L., M. Hayne, A.C.C. Tan, and M.J. Pearcy, LVAD Pump Performance And Force Characteristics In A Pulsatile Complete Mock Circulation Loop. Artificial Organs, 2005. 29(7): p. 572-580
– Timms, D.L., A.C.C. Tan, M.J. Pearcy, K. McNeil, and A. Galbraith, Hydraulic Force and Impeller Evaluation of a Centrifugal Heart Pump. Journal of the Korean Society of Marine Engineers, 2004. 28(2): p. 376-381.
– Tan, A.C.C., D.L. Timms, M.J. Pearcy, K. McNeil, and A. Galbraith, Experimental Flow Visualisation of an Artificial Heart Pump. Journal of the Korean Society of Marine Engineers, 2004. 28(2): p. 210-216.
|Agency||Title of Project||Year Awarded||Amount|
|Advance QLD||Development of a ‘Smart’ Heart Assist Device||2016||$45000|
|TPCH-ERG||Characterisation of the interaction between blood and an LVAD used for right ventricular support||2016||$10000|
|TPCH-ERG||The effect of varying rotary blood pump speed by modulating frequency on blood compatibility||2016||$9946|
|TPCH-ERG||The OpenHeart Project||2016||$9875|
|TPCH-ERG||In-vitro optimization of inflow cannula impact to improve blood compatability||2016||$9996|
|TPCH-ERG||Low drift fibre brgg grating presure transducer for use with physiological controllers||2016||$9951|
|TPCH-NRG||Functional and morphological changes occuring in the left and right ventricles following chronic left ventricular assist device implantation in an ovine model||2016||$9998|
|TPCH-ERG||Using a bioengineering approach to develop an infection-resistance ventricular assist device driveline coating||2015||$94000|
|TPCH-ERG||Efficient wireless power transfer system for VADs||2015||$88000|
|TPCH-NRG||In-vitro optimization of inflow cannula impact to improve blood compatibility||2015||$10000|
|TPCH-NRG||Low drift fibre bragg grating pressure transducer for physiological controllers||2015||$10000|
|TPCH-NRG||Functional and morphological changes occurring in left and right ventricles following chronic LVAD implantation in an ovine model||2015||$10000|
|GU-PGS||Eryhrocyte responses to mechanical trauma following exposure to oxidative stress||2015||$10000|
|TPCH-NRG||Evaluation of a quick-connect system to reduce VAD implantation and complexity||2015||$9800|
|TPCH-SEG||Dantec Dynamics PIV control system||2015||$5000|
|TPCH-SEG||Universal radial milling machine||2015||$5000|
|TPCH-SEG||Objet WaterJet support removal system||2015||$2800|
|NHMRC CRE||Centre for Research Excellence in Advanced Cardio-respiratory Therapies Improving OrgaN Support (ACTIONS)||2014||$2,491,450|
|TPCH-NRG||Evaluation of ventricular flow dynamics with rotary blood pumps using particle image velocimetry||2014||$9,729|
|TPCH-NRG||Development of a less-invasive cannulation system for right ventricular assist devices||2014||$9,998|
|TPCH-NRG||Design and validation of a mock circulation loop for particle image velocimetry evaluation of prosthetic heart valves||2014||$9,989|
|TPCH-ERG||Development and in-vivo evaluation of a novel biventricular assist device||2014||$79,644|
|TPCH-PROG||Advanced cardio-respiratory therapies improving organ support (ACTIONS)||2014||$599,995|
|TPCH-NRG||Design and validation of a compliant, banded outflow cannula for decreasing the after-load sensitivity of rotary right ventricular assist devices.||2014||$9,967|
|TPCH-NRG||Flow characteristics of adult aortic cardio-pulmonary bypass cannulae as determined by particle image velocimetry||2014||$9,976|
|TPCH-NRG||Development of a permanent tissue integration of a suture-less inflow cannula using melt electro-spinning technology||2014||$9,995|
|TPCH-ERG||Development and in-vivo evaluation of a novel inflow cannula for mechanical circulatory support||2013||$65,300|
|TPCH-ERG||Determination of mechanisms of ventricular interaction responsible for right ventricular failure found with left ventricular assist device implantation||2013||$86,052|
|TPCH-NRG||Speed modulation in rotary blood pumps||2013||$10,000|
|TPCH-NRG||Development of a passive physiological control system for ventricular assist devices||2013||$9,800|
|TPCH-NRG||Development of a novel physiological control system for rotary blood pumps relating total LVAD and left ventricular work to preload||2013||$9,963|
|TPCH-NRG||Development of a novel pressure sensor and physiological control system||2013||$10,000|
|TPCH-NRG||Improving the implantability of a total artificial heart through miniaturisation of the BiVACOR controller||2013||$8,919|
|TPCH-NRG||Physiological controller development for the BiVACOR total artificial heart||2013||$9,976|
|TPCH-SEG||Systemic venous chamber||2013||$3,148|
|TPCH-SEG||Perivascular flow sensor||2013||$3,920|
|TPCHF-NRG||Effect of pulsatility on the loss of von Willebrands factors in rotary blood pumps||2012||$10,000|
|TPCHF-ERG||Improving the preload and afterload sensitivity of rotary ventricular assist devices through a combination of active and passive control systems||2012||$71,087|
|TPCHF-ERG||Investigating the use of two rotary LVADs as a biventricular support system||2011||$67,173|
|International Science LinkagesScientific Visits To Japan||Implementing MAG-LEV technology into an Artificial Heart||2011||$4,900|
|TPCHF-LEG||Two Channel Perivascular Flow Meter with Sensors, Cables and Fittings||2011||$19,000|
|TPCHF-NRG||In-vitro assessment of physiological control strategies for biventricular assist devices||2011||$8,300|
|TPCHF-SEG||Power Supply and Data Transfer Assembly||2011||$4,581|
|TPCHF-LEG||MPVS-Ultra Foundation system||2010||$20,735|
|TPCHF-NRG||Optimization of the VAD-patient interface to improve rotary VAD efficiency and reduce the incidence of suction events||2010||$9,700|
|ARC||Physiological Control of Biventricular Heart Pump Support||2010||$584,620|
|NHF – Travel Grant||VAD inflow cannula evaluation in a mock circulation loop||2009||$2,000|
|TPCHF||Development of the BiVACOR® BiVAD magnetic suspension system||2009||$44,000|
|TPCHF||Design and evaluation of new cannulae for bi-ventricular assist devices||2009||$25,500|
|NHF – Travel Grant||Acute In-Vivo Trial Of A Novel Rotary Bivad/Tah||2009||$2,000|
|TPCHF||Development of a mock circulation loop for testing cardiovascular device prototypes.||2008||$28,627|
|Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists||Practical simulation of human cardiovascular system for education and training||2008||$21,650|
|TPCHF||In-Vitro and In-Vivo Validation of a Novel Bi-Ventiricular Assist Device (FRC0206-18)||2007||$60,000|
|NHF – Travel Grant||Initial Acute In-Vivo Animal Experience With The Bivacor Rotary Bi-VentricularAssist Device||2007||$1,500|
|NHF – Travel Grant||Left/Right Flow Balancing With A Rotary Bi-Ventricular Assist Device||2006||$1,000|
|NHF – Travel Grant||Bvas Assessment In A Complete Mock Circulation Loop||2005||$1,000|
2015 – Shaun Gregory received Best Expert Presentation – Basic / Translational research category. The Prince Charles Hospital Research Forum”.
2014 – Sam Liao received Best Novice Presentation – Basic / Translational research category. The Prince Charles Hospital Research Forum”.
2014 – Eric Wu received a travel award from UQ advantage grant”.
2013 – Sam Laio received a VRES summer scholarship from QUT to support the project titled “Development of a passive control system for rotary blood pumps”.
2013 – Hannah O’Brien received a VRES summer scholarship from QUT to support the project titled “Investigation of dual rotary LVADs for Biventricular Support”.
2013 – Emma Schummy received a VRES summer scholarship from QUT to support the project titled “Development of a compliant outflow cannula to reduce the afterload sensitivity of rotary right ventricular assist devices”.
2013 – Emma Schummy received the award for best QUT Engineering project.
2013 – Emma Schummy received the award for best QUT Medical Engineering project.
2013 – Emma Schummy received the best QUT Medical Engineering poster.
2013 – Emma Schummy received the best student presentation award at the Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference.
2013 – Michael Stevens received the Best Basic / Translational Research Paper at The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation Forum.
2013 – Jo Philipp Pauls received a Stenning Travel award2013 – Michael Stevens received a Stenning PhD Top-up award.
2012 – Shaun Gregory was awarded a 3 year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to start 2013 at the University of Queensland School of Medicine.
2011 – Nadia Seedat received a summer scholarship from the National Heart Foundation to support the project titled “Laboratory study of the biocompatibility of rotary blood pumps”
2011 – Rebecca Wong received a VRES summer scholarship from QUT to support the project titled “Developing a Right Heart Model for Surgical Training”
2011 – Lee Van Veldhuizen received a VRES summer scholarship from QUT to support the project titled “Improvement of the electronic interface between a MCL and a DAQ”
2011 – Anthony Yuen received a UQ Research Scholarship to support his MBBS/MPhil research project titled ‘A pilot study on haemocompatibility and the effects of pulsatility on platelets in artificial hearts.’
2011 – John Fox received a scholarship from MAWA to undertake work on MCL autoregulation.
2011 – Michael Stevens was awarded an APA Scholarship to undertake a PhD investigating physiological control for RBP
2010 – Michael Stevens received a scholarship from MAWA to undertake work on MCL improvement.
2009 – Shaun Gregory was awarded an APA Scholarship to undertake PhD studies into RBP Cannula Fixation.
2007 – Daniel Timms was awarded a Young Investigator Travel Fellowship from the IFAO society.
2006 – Daniel Timms was awarded the ISRBP Asian Artificial Heart Award.