Associate Professor Lisbeth Grondahl

Associate Professor

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science

Affiliate Principal Research Fellow

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
l.grondahl@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53671

Overview

Dr Lisbeth Grondahl's research interests are in the areas of Biomaterials Science and Tissue Engineering. In particular, she works on the development of novel materials and on surface modification of materials for improved bioactivity.

Current projects include:

  • Surface modification of polymeric membranes used in facial augmentation
  • Surface modification of biodegradable scaffolds for tissue engineering
  • Production of drug delivery devices for accelerated bone regeneration
  • Development of composite materials for use as bone biomaterials

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials Science

Qualifications

  • PhD (Chemistry), University of Copenhagen
  • Master of Science, University of Copenhagen

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Grøndahl, Lisbeth and Luk, Jing Zhong (2015). Grafting of functional monomers on biomaterials. In Dietmar Hutmacher and Wojciech Chrzanowski (Ed.), Biointerfaces : where material meets biology (pp. 312-342) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Royal Society of Chemistry. doi:10.1039/9781782628453-00312

  • Lawrie, Gwendolyn and Grondahl, Lisbeth (2015). Wiki technologies and communities: new approaches to assessing individual and collaborative learning in the chemistry laboratory. In Javier Garcia-Martinez and Elena Serrano-Torregrosa (Ed.), Chemistry education: best practices, innovative strategies and new technologies (pp. 671-692) Wienheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/9783527679300.ch27

  • Wentrup-Byrne, Edeline, Suzuki, Shuko and Grondahl, Lisbeth (2014). Biomedical applications of phosphorus-containing polymers. In Phosphorus-based polymers: from synthesis to applications (pp. 167-209) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Royal Society of Chemistry. doi:10.1039/9781782624523-00167

  • Grondahl, L., Jack, K. S. and Goonasekera, C. S. (2014). Inorganic polymer composites for bone regeneration and repair. In Mallick, Kajal (Ed.), Bone substitute biomaterials (pp. 261-293) Kidlington, Oxford United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi:10.1533/9780857099037.3.261

  • Grøndahl, L., Lawrie, G. and Jejurikar, A. (2010). Alginate-based drug delivery devices. In Chandra P. Sharma (Ed.), Biointegration of Medical Implant Materials: Science and Design (pp. 236-266) Cambridge, U.K.: Woodhead Publishing; CRC Press. doi:10.1533/9781845699802.2.236

  • Grondahl, Lisbeth and Jack, Kevin (2010). Composite Materials for Bone Repair. In Luigi Ambrosio (Ed.), Biomedical Composites (pp. 101-126) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Woodhead Publishing Limited. doi:10.1533/9781845697372.2.101

  • Wentrup-Byrne, E., Grøndahl, L. and Chandler-Temple, A. (2010). Replacement materials for facial reconstruction at the soft tissue-bone interface. In Chandra P. Sharma (Ed.), Biointegration of Medical Implant Materials: Science and Design (pp. 51-85) Cambridge, U.K.: Woodhead Publishing; CRC Press. doi:10.1533/9781845699802.1.51

  • Lee, K.Y., Cooper-White, J.J., Keen, I. and Grondahl, L. (2008). Surface modification using RF oxygen plasma in tissue engineering. In Barnes, S.J. and Harris, L.P. (Ed.), Tissue Engineering: Roles, Materials and Applications 1st ed. (pp. 259-274) New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.

  • Battersby, Bronwyn J., Grondahl, Lisbeth, Lawrie, Gwendolyn A. and Trau, Matt (2004). Colloids for encoding chemical libraries: Applications in biological screening. In F. Caruso (Ed.), Colloids and Colloid Assemblies (pp. 507-560) Weinheim: Wiley VCH.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Anitha, A., Fletcher, Nicholas, Houston, Zachary, Thurecht, Kristofer and Grondahl, Lisbeth (2016). Evaluation of the in vivo fate of ultrapure alginate in mice model. In: 10th World Biomaterials Congress, Montréal, Canada, (). 17 May - 22 May 2016. doi:10.3389/conf.FBIOE.2016.01.02237

  • Menzies, D. J., Cameron, A., Maisonneuve, B. G. C., Grondahl, L., Wolvetang, E. and Cooper-White, J. (2012). Enzyme mediated, oxidative crosslinking of multifunctional, branched PEG: Characterization, particle formation and stem cell encapsulation. In: 3rd TERMIS World Congress 2012, Vienna, Austria, (208-208). 5-8 September 2012. doi:10.1002/term.1586

  • Aparna Jejurikar, Lawrie, Gwendolyn A., Martin, Darren J. and Grondahl, Lisbeth (2009). Improved alginate based hydrogels for articular cartilage replacement. In: Proceedings of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress. 8th World Biomaterials Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (). 28 May 2008 - 1 June, 2008.

  • Chandler-Temple, A., Grondahl, L., Wentrup-Byrne, E. and Whittaker, A. K. (2009). Modification and characterisation of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene. In: 3rd Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Implants, Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine; in conjunction with 19th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Sydney, Australia, (). 21-23 January 2009.

  • Grondahl, L., Chandler-Temple, A., Cassady, A. I. and Kingshott, P. (2008). In vitro protein adsorption and pro-inflammatory response to grafted membranes. In: Proceedings of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress. 8th World Biomaterials Congress 2008 (WBC 2008), Amsterdam, Netherlands, (444-444). 28 May - 1 June 2008.

  • Wu, A. C. K., Toulson, S., Pettit, A., Grondahl, L., Mackie, E. J. and Cassady, A. I. (2007). Analysis of in vivo responses to hydrogen peroxide purified PHBV biomaterial implanted in a murine tibial defect. In: Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Proceedings of: 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Honolulu, HI, U.S.A, (S265-S265). 16-19 Sep 2007.

  • Suzuki, Shuko, Rintoul, Llew, Monteiro, Michael J., Wentrup-Byrne, Edeline and Grondahl, Lisbeth (2007). In vitro mineralization of phosphate containing polymer ad-layers. In: Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society. 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, United States, (). 25-29 March 2012.

  • Suzuki, S., Rintoul, L., Monteiro, M. J., Wentrup-Byrne, E. and Grondahl, L. (2007). In vitro mineralization of phosphate-containing polymer ad-layers. In: Proceedings of the Polymer Chemistry Division of the ACS. Division of Polymer Chemistry, Chicago, (430-431). June 2007.

  • Grondahl, L, Wentrup-Byrne, E., Chandler-Temple, A. F. and Shah, N. K. (2006). Calcium ion induced grafting of a phosphate containing monomer for improved bioactivity of facial augmentation membranes. In: 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium & Aust Society for Biomaterials. 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium & Aust Society for Biomat, Rotorua, (Abstract). 5-9 Feb, 2006.

  • Wu, A. C., Grondahl, L., Jack, K. S., Trau, M. and Cassady, A. I. (2006). Minimization of pro-inflammatory responses of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) for use in bone tissue engineering. In: 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium & Australian Society for Biomaterials. 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium & Australian Society for Biomat, Rotorua, (Abstract). 5-9th February, 2006.

  • Grondahl, L (2006). Surface interaction and biomaterials. In: 2006 Australia Brazil Bio Nanotechnology Conference. 2006 Australia Brazil Bio Nanotechnology Conference, Brisbane, (Abstract). 27-28 March, 2006.

  • Grondahl, L., Monteiro, M. J., Suzuki, S., Wentrup, C. and Whittaker, M. R. (2006). Synthesis and characterisation of phophate polymers for biomedical applications. In: 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium & Aust Society for Biomaterials. 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium & Aust Society for Biomat, Rotorua, (Abstract). 5-9 Feb, 2006.

  • Grondahl, L, Keen, I, Raggatt, L, Chandler-Temple, A. F., Cool, S M and Trau, M (2006). Tailoring poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) for bone tissue engineering. In: 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium & Aust Society for Biomaterials. 28th Australasian Polymer Symposium & Aust Society for Biomat, Rotorua, (Abstract). 5-9 Feb, 2006.

  • Grondahl, L. (2005). Characterisation of alginate and hydroxyapatite/alginate beads for drug delivery applications. In: Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Implantable Devices & Tissue Engineering. Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Implantable Devicg, India, (Abstract). Jan, 2005.

  • Grondahl, L., Lawrie, G. A. and Cool, S. M. (2005). Characterisation of alginate and hydroxyapatite/alginate drug delivery systems. In: Aust Society for Biomaterials 14th Annual Conference. Aust Society for Biomaterials 14th Annual Conference, Victor Harbor, (Abstract). Mar, 2005.

  • Luong-Van, E. K., Grondahl, L., Chua, K.B., Leong, K.C., Nurcombe, V. and Cool, S. M. (2005). Electrospun polycaprolactone fiber membranes for the sustained delivery of heparin. In: Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Implantable Devices & Tissue Engineering. Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Implantable Devicg, India, (Poster). Jan, 2005.

  • Grondahl, L., Wentrup-Byrne, E., Suzuki, S. and Chandler-Temple, A. F. (2005). Improving the bioactivity of a facial augmentation membrane. In: Proceedings of: Australasian Society for Biomaterials 15th Annual Conference. Australasian Society for Biomaterials 15th Annual Conference, Victor Harbor, S.A., Australia, (). 31 March-2 April 2005.

  • Grondahl, L. and Wentrup-Byrne, E. (2005). Improving the bioactivity of a facial augmentation membrane. In: Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Implantable Devices & Tissue Engineering. Indo-Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Implantable Devicg, India, (Poster). Jan, 2005.

  • Keen, I., Raggatt, L., Cool, S. M., Nurcombe, V., Fredericks, P., Trau, M. and Grondahl, L. (2005). Response of osteoblast cells to the surface properties of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) PHBV. In: 2nd ARC Centre For Functional Nanomaterials Annual Conference. 2nd ARC Centre For Functional Nanomaterials Annual Conference, Maroochydore, (Seminar). Nov, 2005.

  • Lee, K. H., Cooper-White, J. J. and Grondahl, L. (2005). Surface modification of 3D tissue engineering scaffolds using RF plasma for improved bioactivity. In: Proceedings of: Australian Society for Biomaterials 15th Annual Conference. Aust Society for Biomaterials 15th Annual Conference, Victor Harbor, S.A., Australia, (). 31 March-2 April 2005.

  • Grondahl, L. (2005). Surface modification of biomaterials. In: 2nd ARC Centre for Nanomaterials Annual Conference. 2nd ARC Centre for Nanomaterials Annual Conference, Maroochydore, (Abstract). Nov, 2005.

  • Riding, A. S., Whittaker, A. K., Grondahl, L. and Hill, D. J. T. (2004). Biodegradable foams for biomedical and dental applications formed from supercritical CO2. In: Proceedings of the 7th World Biomaterials Congress. 7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, (Poster). May, 2004.

  • Riding A.S., Whittaker A.K., Grondahl L. and Hill D.J.T. (2004). Biodegradable polymer matrices for biomedical applications using supercritical carbon dioxide as a foaming agent. In: Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress. Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, (). May 17, 2004-May 21, 2004.

  • Grondahl, L. (2004). Bone biomaterial surface engineering. In: Indo-Australian Conference on Biotechnology and Biomaterials. Indo-Australian Conf on Biotechnology and Biomaterials, Manipal, (Abstract). Feb, 2004.

  • Grondahl, L., Lutton, C. J., Kenny, B., Cool, S. M., Cassady, A.I. and Trau, M. (2004). Development and in vitro testing of a biodegradable bone scaffold. In: 7th World Biomaterials Congress. 7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, (Abstract). May, 2004.

  • Chandler-Temple, A. F., Grondahl, L., Whittaker, A. K. and Wentrup-Byrne, E. (2004). Graft-polymerization of ePTFE with phosphate containing monomers: Investigations of the nature of the surface chemistry. In: 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium. 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium, Adelaide, (Poster). Nov, 2004.

  • Luong-Van, E. K., Grondahl, L., Nurcombe, V. and Cool, S. M. (2004). Heparan sulfate loaded Poly( -caprolactone) microparticles for bone repair. In: 7th World Biomaterials Congress. 7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, (Poster). May, 2004.

  • Kumarasuriyar, A., Jackson, R., Grondahl, L., Trau, M., Nurcombe, V. and Cool, S. M. (2004). In vitro analysis of a bioactive, biodegradable material for bone repair. In: 7th World Biomaterials Congress. 7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, (Poster). May, 2004.

  • Keen, I., Grondahl, L., Raggatt, L., Fredericks, P.M., Nurcombe, V., Trau, M. and Cool, S. M. (2004). Influence of solvent on the surface properties of PHBV solvent cast films. In: 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium. 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium, Adelaide, (Abstract). Nov, 2004.

  • Chandler-Temple, A. F., Grondahl, L., Cassady, A.I., Whittaker, A. K. and Wentrup-Byrne, E. (2004). Macrophage response to modified ePTFE facial membranes. In: Proceedings of: 7th World Biomaterials Congress. 7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, (). 17-21 May 2004.

  • Grondahl, L. (2004). Materials for life: Bone biomaterials. In: CONSTAQ. CONSTAQ, Brisbane, (Abstract). Sept, 2004.

  • Suzuki, S., Whittaker, A. K., Monteiro, M. J., Grondahl, L. and Wentrup-Byrne, E. (2004). RAFT synthesis of phosphate polymers for biomedical applications. In: 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium. 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium, Adelaide, (Poster). Nov, 2004.

  • Keen, I., Grondahl, L., Cool, S. M., Nurcombe, V. and Trau, M. (2004). Surface modification of PHBV for bone tissue engineering. In: 7th World Biomaterials Congress. 7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, (Abstract). May, 2004.

  • Wentrup-Byrne, E., Suzuki, S., Grondahl, L. and Leavesley, D. (2004). Surface properties of bioactivated ePTFE membranes. In: 7th World Biomaterials Congress. 7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, (Poster). May, 2004.

  • Russo, M. A., Grondahl, L., Walker, D. O. and Whittaker, A. K. (2004). The use of biodegradable polymers for drug delivery to treat brain tumours. In: 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium. 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium, Adelaide, (Poster). Nov, 2004.

  • Riding, Adrian, Whittaker, A. K., Grondahl, L. and Hill, D. J. T. (2003). Biodegradable foams for biomedical and dental applications from supercritical CO2. In: Andrew Whittaker, Proceedings of the 26th Australasian Polymer Symposium. 26th Australasian Polymer Symposium (26APS), Noosa, Qld, Australia, (). 13-17 July 2003.

  • Grondahl, L., Chandler-Temple, A. F., Luong-Van, E. K., Riding, A. S., Kumarasuriyar, A., Kenny, B., Cool, S. M., Nurcombe, V., Whittaker, A. K., Cassady, I.A. and Trau, M. (2003). Biodegradable polyester materials: Uses in bone regeneration. In: 26th Australian Polymer Conference. 26th Australian Polymer Conference, Noosa, (Abstract). July, 2003.

  • Wentrup-Byrne, E., Suzuki, S., Grondahl, L. and Leavesley, D. (2003). Improved bioactivity of granted PFTE membranes. In: 26th Australian Polymer Conference. 26th Australian Polymer Conference, Noosa, (Abstract). July, 2003.

  • Chandler-Temple, A. F., Wagner, K., Grondahl, L., Cassady, I.A., Whittaker, A. K. and Wentrup-Byrne, E. (2003). Macrophage response to grafted PTFE facial membranes. In: 26th Australian Polymer Symposium. 26th Australian Polymer Symposium, Noosa, (). 13-17 July, 2003.

  • Matheson, S. C., Whittaker, A. K. and Grondahl, L. (2003). Preparation and properties of phosphate-containing hydrogels. In: 26th Australian Polymer Conference. 26th Australian Polymer Conference, Noosa, (Abstract). July, 2003.

  • Gahan, Lawrence R., Cusack, Rodney M., Grondahl, Lisbeth H., Fairlie, David P. and Hanson, Graeme R. (2003). Studies of the interaction of potassium(I), calcium(II), magnesium(II) and copper(II) with cyclosporin A. In: Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry: Abstracts of the 11th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry. 11th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, New York, USA, (136-136). 19-23July, 2003. doi:10.1016/S0162-0134(03)80624-4

  • Chandler-Temple, A. F., Grondahl, L., Trau, M., Cool, S. M. and Nurcombe, V. (2003). Surface modification for PHBV for enhanced biocompatibility. In: 13th Annual Conference of Australian Society for Biomaterials. 13th Annual Conference of Australian Society for Biomaterials, Brisbane, (Poster). March, 2003.

  • Lawrie, G. A., Battersby, B. J., Grondahl, L., Tam, T., Lorentzen, M. and Trau, M. (2003). To stick or not to stick: Surface modification of colloidal nanoparticles to control interparticle associations. In: 11th International Conference on Surface and Colloid Science. 11th International Conference on Surface & Colloid Science, Brazil, (Abstract). September, 2003.

  • Sharrad, C., Grondahl, L. and Gahan, L. R. (2000). Solution studies of the interaction of Mercury(II) with encapsulating ligands. In: XXV International Symposium on Macrocyclic Chemistry. XXV International Symposium on Macrocyclic Chemistry, University of St Andrews, Scotland, (P17-(Abstract)). 2-7 July, 2000.

  • Cusack, R., Grondahl, L., Abbenante, J., Fairlie, D., Gahan, L. R., Hambley, T. W. and Hanson, G. R. (1999). Cyclic peptides as metal ion receptors. In: J. Spencer and A. Brodie, Abstracts of IC'99 Joint Meeting of the Inorganic Division of the RACI and Inorganic and Organometallic Specialist Group of the NZ Institute of Chemistry. IC'99, Wellington, NZ, (21). 31 January - 4 February 1999.

  • Sharrad, C., Grondahl, L. and Gahan, L. R. (1999). Solution studies of the interaction of mercury(II) with an encapsulating ligand. In: J. Spencer and A. Brodie, Abstracts of IC'99 Joint Meeting of the Inorganic Division of the RACI and Inorganic and Organometallic Specialist Group of the NZ Institute of Chemistry. IC'99, Wellington, NZ, (57). 31 January - 4 February 1999.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision