Dr Clare Hoskins


Pure and Applied Chemistry

Personal statement

Dr Clare Hoskins is a Reader in the School of Pure and Applied Chemistry. She has published >40 peer reviewed articles and filed 1 patent. Her research has been supported with over £2M by national (e.g. EPSRC, BBSRC/FAPESP, Wellcome Trust) and international (e.g. Newton-Bhabha & British Council, Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research) research funding. Clare is the Elected Secretary to the Royal Society of Chemistry, Chemical Nanosciences and Nanotechnology Network, she is a committee member of the UK and Ireland Controlled Release Society and she sits on the British Council Grant Review Panel for Newton Grants. In 2019 Clare was awarded the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences ‘Emerging Scientist’ sponsored by Pfizer and also the North Staffordshire Medical Institute Researcher Award. Clare sits on the editorial board of numerous journals in her field, she leads a vibrant interdisciplinary research group within the them of Bionanotechnology and Analytical Chemistry within the Technology Innovation Centre. The focus of her research is the development of a range of multifunctional nanoparticles and their translation into medical therapies and agricultural products.


Using circular economy principles to recycle materials in guiding the design of a wet scrubber-reactor for indoor air disinfection from coronavirus and other pathogens
Shishkin Andrei, Goel Gaurav, Baronins Janis, Ozolins Jurijs, Hoskins Clare, Goel Saurav
Environmental Technology & Innovation Vol 22 (2021)
Potential use of the Diels-Alder reaction in biomedical and nanomedicine applications
Oluwasanmi Adeolu, Hoskins Clare
International Journal of Pharmaceutics (2021)
Thermally reactive N-(2-hydroxypropyl)methacrylamide (HPMA) amphiphiles for drug solubilisation
Alsuraifi Ali, Mathew Essyrose, Lamprou Dimitrios A, Curtis Anthony, Hoskins Clare
International Journal of Pharmaceutics Vol 601 (2021)
Unleashing the potential of cell membrane-based nanoparticles for COVID-19 treatment and vaccination
Pereira-Silva Miguel, Chauhan Gaurav, Shin Matthew D, Hoskins Clare, J. Madou Marc, Martinez-Chapa Sergio O, Steinmetz Nicole F, Veiga Fransico, Santos Ana Cláudia
Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery (2021)
Biomimetic cancer cell membrane-coated nanosystems as next-generation cancer therapies
Pereira-Silva Miguel, Santos Ana Cláudia, Conde João, Hoskins Clare, Concheiro Angel, Alvarez-Lorenzo Carmen, Veiga Francisco
Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery Vol 17, pp. 1515-1518 (2020)
Effect of poly(allylamine) molecular weight on drug loading and release abilities of nano-aggregates for potential in cancer nanomedicine
Al Ameri Jenan, Alsuraifi Ali, Curtis Anthony, Hoskins Clare
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Vol 109, pp. 3125-3133 (2020)

More publications


Multiscale Metrology Suite for Next-generation Healthcare Technologies (EPSRC Strategic Equipment)
Rattray, Zahra (Principal Investigator) Bruns, Nico (Co-investigator) Faulds, Karen (Co-investigator) Graham, Duncan (Co-investigator) Halbert, Gavin (Co-investigator) Hoskins, Clare (Co-investigator) McArthur, Stephen (Co-investigator) Perrie, Yvonne (Co-investigator) Reid, Stuart (Co-investigator) Seib, Philipp (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2024
Electrochemical sensing of nanomedicine fate in pancreatic cancer
Hoskins, Clare (Principal Investigator) Dennany, Lynn (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2022
Quilt for Cancer: Quilting the chemical sciences for pancreatic cancer patients
Hoskins, Clare (Principal Investigator) Ross, Kirsty (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 01-Jan-2021
Novel delivery of phytochemicals for sustainable crop protection (Newton Fund)
Hoskins, Clare (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2021

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Pure and Applied Chemistry
Technology Innovation Centre

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