Dr Craig Williams

  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer (School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing)

email: Craig.Williams@glasgow.ac.uk

Dept of Microbiology, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Rd, Lancaster, LA1 4RP

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Number of items: 32.

2023

Baz, A. et al. (2023) Staphylococcus aureus strains exhibit heterogenous tolerance to direct cold atmospheric plasma therapy. Biofilm, 5, 100123. (doi: 10.1016/j.bioflm.2023.100123) (PMID:37138646) (PMCID:PMC10149328)

2022

Brown, J. L. , Townsend, E., Short, R. D., Williams, C., Woodall, C., Nile, C. J. and Ramage, G. (2022) Assessing the inflammatory response to in vitro polymicrobial wound biofilms in a skin epidermis model. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, 8, 19. (doi: 10.1038/s41522-022-00286-z) (PMID:35393409) (PMCID:PMC8991182)

2021

Short, B., Delaney, C., McKloud, E., Brown, J. L. , Kean, R., Litherland, G. J., Williams, C., Martin, S. L., MacKay, W. G. and Ramage, G. (2021) Investigating the transcriptome of Candida albicans in a dual-species Staphylococcus aureus biofilm mode. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 11, 791523. (doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2021.791523)

McKloud, E. et al. (2021) Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis: a dynamic interkingdom biofilm disease of Candida and Lactobacillus. mSystems, 6(4), e00622-21. (doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00622-21) (PMID:34374560) (PMCID:PMC8407231)

Short, B. et al. (2021) Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae chronic colonization in chronic obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD). Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 47(2), pp. 192-205. (doi: 10.1080/1040841X.2020.1863330) (PMID:33455514)

2020

Salomão Arias, L., Butcher, M. C., Short, B., McKloud, E., Delaney, C., Kean, R., Monteiro, D. R., Williams, C., Ramage, G. and Brown, J. L. (2020) Chitosan ameliorates Candida auris virulence in a Galleria mellonella infection model. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 64(8), e00476-20. (doi: 10.1128/AAC.00476-20) (PMID:32482674) (PMCID:PMC7526850)

Brown, J. L. , Delaney, C., Short, B., Butcher, M. C., McKloud, E., Williams, C., Kean, R. and Ramage, G. (2020) Candida auris phenotypic heterogeneity determines pathogenicity in vitro. mSphere, 5(3), e00371-20. (doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00371-20) (PMID:32581078) (PMCID:PMC7316489)

Amaeze, N., Akinbobola, A., Chukwuemeka, V., Abalkhaila, A., Ramage, G. , Kean, R., Staines, H., Williams, C. and Mackay, W. (2020) Development of a high throughput and low cost model for the study of semi-dry biofilms. Biofouling, 36(4), pp. 403-415. (doi: 10.1080/08927014.2020.1766030) (PMID:32441116)

2019

Short, B., Brown, J. , Delaney, C., Sherry, L. , Williams, C., Ramage, G. and Kean, R. (2019) Candida auris exhibits resilient biofilm characteristics in vitro: implications for environmental persistence. Journal of Hospital Infection, 103(1), pp. 92-96. 31226270. (doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.06.006)

2018

Kean, R., McKloud, E., Townsend, E. M., Sherry, L. , Delaney, C., Jones, B. L., Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2018) The comparative efficacy of antiseptics against Candida auris biofilms. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 52(5), pp. 673-677. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2018.05.007) (PMID:29775686)

Kean, R., Delaney, C., Sherry, L. , Borman, A., Johnson, E. M., Richardson, M. D., Rautemaa-Richardson, R., Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2018) Transcriptome assembly and profiling of Candida auris reveals novel insights into biofilm-mediated resistance. mSphere, 3, e00334-18. (doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00334-18) (PMID:29997121) (PMCID:PMC6041501)

Robertson, S. N. et al. (2018) Control of cell behaviour through nanovibrational stimulation: nanokicking. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 376(2120), 20170290. (doi: 10.1098/rsta.2017.0290) (PMID:29661978) (PMCID:PMC5915650)

Kean, R., Delaney, C., Rajendran, R., Sherry, L. , Metcalfe, R., Thomas, R., McLean, W. , Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2018) Gaining insights from Candida biofilm heterogeneity: one size does not fit all. Journal of Fungi, 4(1), 12. (doi: 10.3390/jof4010012) (PMID:29371505) (PMCID:PMC5872315)

2017

Akinbobola, A., Sherry, L. , Mckay, W. G., Ramage, G. and Williams, C. (2017) Tolerance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in in vitro biofilms to high level peracetic acid disinfection. Journal of Hospital Infection, 97(2), pp. 162-168. (doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.06.024) (PMID:28648453)

Townsend, E. M., Sherry, L. , Kean, R., Hansom, D., Mackay, W. G., Williams, C., Butcher, J. and Ramage, G. (2017) Implications of antimicrobial combinations in complex wound biofilms containing fungi. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 61(9), e00672-17. (doi: 10.1128/AAC.00672-17) (PMID:28696230)

Alalwan, H., Rajendran, R., Lappin, D. F., Combet, E. , Shahzad, M., Robertson, D. , Nile, C. J. , Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2017) The anti-adhesive effect of curcumin on Candida albicans biofilms on denture materials. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 659. (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00659) (PMID:28473808) (PMCID:PMC5397414)

O'Donnell, L. E., Alalwan, H. K. A., Kean, R., Calvert, G., Nile, C. J. , Lappin, D. J., Robertson, D. , Williams, C., Ramage, G. and Sherry, L. (2017) Candida albicans biofilm heterogeneity does not influence denture stomatitis but strongly influences denture cleansing capacity. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 66(1), pp. 54-60. (doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000419) (PMID:28032543)

2016

Williams, C., Ranjendran, R. and Ramage, G. (2016) Pathogenesis of fungal infections in cystic fibrosis. Current Fungal Infection Reports, 10(4), pp. 163-169. (doi: 10.1007/s12281-016-0268-z) (PMID:28035247) (PMCID:PMC5155017)

Rajendran, R., Sherry, L. , Ashutosh, D., Johnson, E. M., Hanson, M. F., Williams, C., Munro, C., Jones, B. L. and Ramage, G. (2016) A prospective surveillance study of candidaemia: Epidemiology, risk factors, antifungal treatment and outcome in hospitalised patients. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, 915. (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00915) (PMID:27379047) (PMCID:PMC4910670)

Sherry, L. , Lappin, G., O'Donnell, L. E., Millhouse, E., Millington, O. R., Bradshaw, D. J., Axe, A. S., Williams, C., Nile, C. J. and Ramage, G. (2016) Viable compositional analysis of an eleven species oral polymicrobial biofilm. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, 912. (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00912) (PMID:27375612) (PMCID:PMC4902011)

Smith, K., Collier, A., Townsend, E., O'Donnell, L., Bal, A. , MacKay, W., Ramage, G. and Williams, C. (2016) One step closer to understanding the role of bacteria in diabetic foot ulcers: characterising the microbiome of ulcers. BMC Microbiology, 16(54), (doi: 10.1186/s12866-016-0665-z) (PMID:27005417) (PMCID:PMC4804642)

Rajendran, R., Sherry, L. , Nile, C. , Sherriff, A. , Johnson, E., Hanson, M., Williams, C., Munro, C., Jones, B. and Ramage, G. (2016) Biofilm formation is a risk factor for mortality in patients with Candida albicans bloodstream infection – Scotland, 2012-2013. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 22(1), pp. 87-93. (doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.09.018) (PMID:26432192)

2015

Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2015) Fungal biofilms in human disease. In: Donelli, G. (ed.) Biofilm-based Healthcare-associated Infections. Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, II (831). Springer International Publishing, pp. 11-27. ISBN 9783319097817 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-09782-4_2)

2014

Ramage, G. , Robertson, S.N. and Williams, C. (2014) Strength in numbers: antifungal strategies against fungal biofilms. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 43(2), pp. 114-120. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2013.10.023)

Rajendran, R., Sherry, L. , Lappin, D. F., Nile, C. J. , Smith, K., Williams, C., Munro, C. A. and Ramage, G. (2014) Extracellular DNA release confers heterogeneity in Candida albicans biofilm formation. BMC Microbiology, 14, 303. (doi: 10.1186/s12866-014-0303-6) (PMID:25476750) (PMCID:PMC4262977)

2013

Rajendran, R., Williams, C., Lappin, D.F., Millington, O., Martins, M. and Ramage, G. (2013) Extracellular DNA release acts as an antifungal resistance mechanism in mature aspergillus fumigatus biofilms. Eukaryotic Cell, 12(3), pp. 420-429. (doi: 10.1128/EC.00287-12)

Ramage, G. and Williams, C. (2013) The clinical importance of fungal biofilms. Advances in Applied Microbiology, 84, pp. 27-83. (doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-407673-0.00002-3)

2010

Ramage, G. , Culshaw, S. , Jones, B. and Williams, C. (2010) Are we any closer to beating the biofilm: novel methods of biofilm control. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 23(6), pp. 560-566. (doi: 10.1097/QCO.0b013e32833e5850) (PMID:20717027)

2009

McCulloch, E., Ramage, G. , Jones, B., Warn, P., Kirkpatrick, W., Patterson, T. and Williams, C. (2009) Don't throw your blood clots away: use of blood clot may improve sensitivity of PCR diagnosis in invasive aspergillosis. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 62(6), pp. 539-541. (doi: 10.1136/jcp.2008.063321)

Mowat, E., Williams, C., Jones, B., Mcchlery, S. and Ramage, G. (2009) The characteristics of Aspergillus fumigatus mycetoma development: is this a biofilm? Medical Mycology, 47(Suppl.), S120-S126. (doi: 10.1080/13693780802238834)

2008

Mowat, E., Lang, S., Williams, C., McCulloch, E., Jones, B. and Ramage, G. (2008) Phase-dependent antifungal activity against Aspergillus fumigatus developing multicellular filamentous biofilms. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 62(6), pp. 1281-1284. (doi: 10.1093/jac/dkn402)

2000

El–Omar, E. M., Oien, K. , Murray, L. S., El–Nujumi, A., Wirz, A., Gillen, D., Williams, C., Fullarton, G. and McColl, K. E.L. (2000) Increased prevalence of precancerous changes in relatives of gastric cancer patients: critical role of H. pylori. Gastroenterology, 118(1), pp. 22-30. (doi: 10.1016/S0016-5085(00)70410-0) (PMID:10611150)

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Number of items: 32.

Articles

Baz, A. et al. (2023) Staphylococcus aureus strains exhibit heterogenous tolerance to direct cold atmospheric plasma therapy. Biofilm, 5, 100123. (doi: 10.1016/j.bioflm.2023.100123) (PMID:37138646) (PMCID:PMC10149328)

Brown, J. L. , Townsend, E., Short, R. D., Williams, C., Woodall, C., Nile, C. J. and Ramage, G. (2022) Assessing the inflammatory response to in vitro polymicrobial wound biofilms in a skin epidermis model. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, 8, 19. (doi: 10.1038/s41522-022-00286-z) (PMID:35393409) (PMCID:PMC8991182)

Short, B., Delaney, C., McKloud, E., Brown, J. L. , Kean, R., Litherland, G. J., Williams, C., Martin, S. L., MacKay, W. G. and Ramage, G. (2021) Investigating the transcriptome of Candida albicans in a dual-species Staphylococcus aureus biofilm mode. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 11, 791523. (doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2021.791523)

McKloud, E. et al. (2021) Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis: a dynamic interkingdom biofilm disease of Candida and Lactobacillus. mSystems, 6(4), e00622-21. (doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00622-21) (PMID:34374560) (PMCID:PMC8407231)

Short, B. et al. (2021) Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae chronic colonization in chronic obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD). Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 47(2), pp. 192-205. (doi: 10.1080/1040841X.2020.1863330) (PMID:33455514)

Salomão Arias, L., Butcher, M. C., Short, B., McKloud, E., Delaney, C., Kean, R., Monteiro, D. R., Williams, C., Ramage, G. and Brown, J. L. (2020) Chitosan ameliorates Candida auris virulence in a Galleria mellonella infection model. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 64(8), e00476-20. (doi: 10.1128/AAC.00476-20) (PMID:32482674) (PMCID:PMC7526850)

Brown, J. L. , Delaney, C., Short, B., Butcher, M. C., McKloud, E., Williams, C., Kean, R. and Ramage, G. (2020) Candida auris phenotypic heterogeneity determines pathogenicity in vitro. mSphere, 5(3), e00371-20. (doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00371-20) (PMID:32581078) (PMCID:PMC7316489)

Amaeze, N., Akinbobola, A., Chukwuemeka, V., Abalkhaila, A., Ramage, G. , Kean, R., Staines, H., Williams, C. and Mackay, W. (2020) Development of a high throughput and low cost model for the study of semi-dry biofilms. Biofouling, 36(4), pp. 403-415. (doi: 10.1080/08927014.2020.1766030) (PMID:32441116)

Short, B., Brown, J. , Delaney, C., Sherry, L. , Williams, C., Ramage, G. and Kean, R. (2019) Candida auris exhibits resilient biofilm characteristics in vitro: implications for environmental persistence. Journal of Hospital Infection, 103(1), pp. 92-96. 31226270. (doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2019.06.006)

Kean, R., McKloud, E., Townsend, E. M., Sherry, L. , Delaney, C., Jones, B. L., Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2018) The comparative efficacy of antiseptics against Candida auris biofilms. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 52(5), pp. 673-677. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2018.05.007) (PMID:29775686)

Kean, R., Delaney, C., Sherry, L. , Borman, A., Johnson, E. M., Richardson, M. D., Rautemaa-Richardson, R., Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2018) Transcriptome assembly and profiling of Candida auris reveals novel insights into biofilm-mediated resistance. mSphere, 3, e00334-18. (doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00334-18) (PMID:29997121) (PMCID:PMC6041501)

Robertson, S. N. et al. (2018) Control of cell behaviour through nanovibrational stimulation: nanokicking. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 376(2120), 20170290. (doi: 10.1098/rsta.2017.0290) (PMID:29661978) (PMCID:PMC5915650)

Kean, R., Delaney, C., Rajendran, R., Sherry, L. , Metcalfe, R., Thomas, R., McLean, W. , Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2018) Gaining insights from Candida biofilm heterogeneity: one size does not fit all. Journal of Fungi, 4(1), 12. (doi: 10.3390/jof4010012) (PMID:29371505) (PMCID:PMC5872315)

Akinbobola, A., Sherry, L. , Mckay, W. G., Ramage, G. and Williams, C. (2017) Tolerance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in in vitro biofilms to high level peracetic acid disinfection. Journal of Hospital Infection, 97(2), pp. 162-168. (doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2017.06.024) (PMID:28648453)

Townsend, E. M., Sherry, L. , Kean, R., Hansom, D., Mackay, W. G., Williams, C., Butcher, J. and Ramage, G. (2017) Implications of antimicrobial combinations in complex wound biofilms containing fungi. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 61(9), e00672-17. (doi: 10.1128/AAC.00672-17) (PMID:28696230)

Alalwan, H., Rajendran, R., Lappin, D. F., Combet, E. , Shahzad, M., Robertson, D. , Nile, C. J. , Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2017) The anti-adhesive effect of curcumin on Candida albicans biofilms on denture materials. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 659. (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00659) (PMID:28473808) (PMCID:PMC5397414)

O'Donnell, L. E., Alalwan, H. K. A., Kean, R., Calvert, G., Nile, C. J. , Lappin, D. J., Robertson, D. , Williams, C., Ramage, G. and Sherry, L. (2017) Candida albicans biofilm heterogeneity does not influence denture stomatitis but strongly influences denture cleansing capacity. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 66(1), pp. 54-60. (doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000419) (PMID:28032543)

Williams, C., Ranjendran, R. and Ramage, G. (2016) Pathogenesis of fungal infections in cystic fibrosis. Current Fungal Infection Reports, 10(4), pp. 163-169. (doi: 10.1007/s12281-016-0268-z) (PMID:28035247) (PMCID:PMC5155017)

Rajendran, R., Sherry, L. , Ashutosh, D., Johnson, E. M., Hanson, M. F., Williams, C., Munro, C., Jones, B. L. and Ramage, G. (2016) A prospective surveillance study of candidaemia: Epidemiology, risk factors, antifungal treatment and outcome in hospitalised patients. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, 915. (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00915) (PMID:27379047) (PMCID:PMC4910670)

Sherry, L. , Lappin, G., O'Donnell, L. E., Millhouse, E., Millington, O. R., Bradshaw, D. J., Axe, A. S., Williams, C., Nile, C. J. and Ramage, G. (2016) Viable compositional analysis of an eleven species oral polymicrobial biofilm. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, 912. (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00912) (PMID:27375612) (PMCID:PMC4902011)

Smith, K., Collier, A., Townsend, E., O'Donnell, L., Bal, A. , MacKay, W., Ramage, G. and Williams, C. (2016) One step closer to understanding the role of bacteria in diabetic foot ulcers: characterising the microbiome of ulcers. BMC Microbiology, 16(54), (doi: 10.1186/s12866-016-0665-z) (PMID:27005417) (PMCID:PMC4804642)

Rajendran, R., Sherry, L. , Nile, C. , Sherriff, A. , Johnson, E., Hanson, M., Williams, C., Munro, C., Jones, B. and Ramage, G. (2016) Biofilm formation is a risk factor for mortality in patients with Candida albicans bloodstream infection – Scotland, 2012-2013. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 22(1), pp. 87-93. (doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.09.018) (PMID:26432192)

Ramage, G. , Robertson, S.N. and Williams, C. (2014) Strength in numbers: antifungal strategies against fungal biofilms. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 43(2), pp. 114-120. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2013.10.023)

Rajendran, R., Sherry, L. , Lappin, D. F., Nile, C. J. , Smith, K., Williams, C., Munro, C. A. and Ramage, G. (2014) Extracellular DNA release confers heterogeneity in Candida albicans biofilm formation. BMC Microbiology, 14, 303. (doi: 10.1186/s12866-014-0303-6) (PMID:25476750) (PMCID:PMC4262977)

Rajendran, R., Williams, C., Lappin, D.F., Millington, O., Martins, M. and Ramage, G. (2013) Extracellular DNA release acts as an antifungal resistance mechanism in mature aspergillus fumigatus biofilms. Eukaryotic Cell, 12(3), pp. 420-429. (doi: 10.1128/EC.00287-12)

Ramage, G. and Williams, C. (2013) The clinical importance of fungal biofilms. Advances in Applied Microbiology, 84, pp. 27-83. (doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-407673-0.00002-3)

Ramage, G. , Culshaw, S. , Jones, B. and Williams, C. (2010) Are we any closer to beating the biofilm: novel methods of biofilm control. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 23(6), pp. 560-566. (doi: 10.1097/QCO.0b013e32833e5850) (PMID:20717027)

McCulloch, E., Ramage, G. , Jones, B., Warn, P., Kirkpatrick, W., Patterson, T. and Williams, C. (2009) Don't throw your blood clots away: use of blood clot may improve sensitivity of PCR diagnosis in invasive aspergillosis. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 62(6), pp. 539-541. (doi: 10.1136/jcp.2008.063321)

Mowat, E., Williams, C., Jones, B., Mcchlery, S. and Ramage, G. (2009) The characteristics of Aspergillus fumigatus mycetoma development: is this a biofilm? Medical Mycology, 47(Suppl.), S120-S126. (doi: 10.1080/13693780802238834)

Mowat, E., Lang, S., Williams, C., McCulloch, E., Jones, B. and Ramage, G. (2008) Phase-dependent antifungal activity against Aspergillus fumigatus developing multicellular filamentous biofilms. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 62(6), pp. 1281-1284. (doi: 10.1093/jac/dkn402)

El–Omar, E. M., Oien, K. , Murray, L. S., El–Nujumi, A., Wirz, A., Gillen, D., Williams, C., Fullarton, G. and McColl, K. E.L. (2000) Increased prevalence of precancerous changes in relatives of gastric cancer patients: critical role of H. pylori. Gastroenterology, 118(1), pp. 22-30. (doi: 10.1016/S0016-5085(00)70410-0) (PMID:10611150)

Book Sections

Williams, C. and Ramage, G. (2015) Fungal biofilms in human disease. In: Donelli, G. (ed.) Biofilm-based Healthcare-associated Infections. Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, II (831). Springer International Publishing, pp. 11-27. ISBN 9783319097817 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-09782-4_2)

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