Educational Background

  • M. Sci., University of Birmingham, UK
  • PhD. University of Birmingham, UK
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Durham University, UK
  • Senior Research Fellow, University of Warwick, UK

Current Research Interests

  • Therapeutic and diagnostic coordination complexes; Gd-free MRI contrast agents; molecular MRI probes for sensing; antimicrobial metallohelices.

Selected Publications

  1. H. Song, A. Casey, J. Tory, D. Coultas, D. Lester, P. Scott, N. J. Rogers*. Biodiesel Promotes Iron-Catalyzed Oxidation of Engine Lubricating Oil. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2023, 62 (23), 9054-9061.
  2. H. Song, M. Postings, P. Scott, N. J. Rogers*. Metallohelices emulate the properties of short cationic alpha-helical peptides. Chem. Sci. (RSC). 2021, 12, 1620-1631.
  3. H. Song, S. J. Allison, V. Brabec, H. E. Bridgewater, J. Kasparkova, H. Kostrhunova, V. Novohradsky, R. M. Phillips, J. Pracharova, N. J. Rogers*, S. L. Shepherd, P. Scott. Glycoconjugated Metallohelices have Improved Nuclear Delivery and Suppress Tumour Growth in Vivo. Angew. Chem. (Wiley-VCH). 2020, 59, 14677-14685.
  4. A. C. Harnden, D. Parker, N. J. Rogers*. Employing paramagnetic shift for responsive MRI probes. Coord. Chem. Rev. (Elsevier). 2019, 383, 30-42.
  5. H. Song, N. J. Rogers, S. J. Allison, V. Brabec, H. Bridgewater, H. Kostrhunova, L. Markova, R. M. Phillips, E. C. Pinder, S. L. Shepherd, L. S. Young, J. Zajac, P. Scott. Discovery of selective, antimetastatic and anti-cancer stem cell metallohelices via post-assembly modification. Chem. Sci. (RSC). 2019, 10, 8547-8557.
  6. K.-L. N. A. Finney, A. C. Harnden, N. J. Rogers, D. O’Hogain, P. K. Senanayake, A. Blamire, D. Parker. Simultaneous triple imaging with two PARASHIFT probes: encoding anatomical information, pH and temperature using magnetic resonance shift imaging. Chem. Eur. J. (Wiley-VCH). 2017, 23, 7976-7989.
  7. P. K. Senanayake, N. J. Rogers, K.-L. N. A. Finney, P. Harvey, A. M. Funk, J. I. Wilson, D. O’Hogain, R. Maxwell, D. Parker, A. M. Blamire. A new paramagnetically shifted imaging probe for MRI. Magn. Reson. Med. 2017, 77, 1307-1317.
  8. N. J. Rogers, F. Hill-Casey, K. F. Stupic, J. S. Six, C. Lesbats, S. P. Rigby, J. Fraissard, G. E. Pavlovskaya, T. Meersmann. Molecular hydrogen and catalytic combustion in the production of hyperpolarized 83Kr and 129Xe MRI contrast agents. PNAS (National Science Academy). 2016, 113, 3164-3168.
  9. A. M. Funk, K.-L. N.A. Finney, P. Harvey, A. M. Kenwright, E. R. Neil, N. J. Rogers, P. K. Senanayake, D. Parker. Critical analysis of the limitations of Bleaney’s theory of magnetic anisotropy in paramagnetic lanthanide coordination complexes. Chem. Sci. (RSC). 2015, 6,1655.
  10. N. J. Rogers (Simpson), G. E. Pavlovskaya, T. Meersmann, University of Nottingham. Production of hyperpolarized gas. Patent WO2017042544. 2016, [contribution: co-inventor].