Ms Chelsea Thorn
PhD Student
University of South Australia

Biography

Chelsea Thorn is a PhD Student under the supervision of Professor Clive Prestidge and Dr Nicky Thomas at the University of South Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) from the University of South Australia and is currently an Australian registered Pharmacist. Her research focus is based around improving the delivery of antimicrobial bio-macromolecules to treat biofilm-related infections. Biofilm bacteria are extremely tolerant to all antimicrobials, and currently, no effective treatments are available. Using nano-carrier delivery systems to deliver highly active bio-macromolecules, Chelsea aims to develop novel topical therapies to eradicate biofilm-related infections.   

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