Dustin L. Williams, PhD

Research Interests

  • Biofilms
  • Implant Infection
  • Antibiotic Development
  • Antibiofilm Strategies
  • Animal Modeling
  • Wound Research
  • Orthopaedics
  • Biomaterials
  • Heterotopic Ossification
  • Medical Device Development

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Bioengineering - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics - Research Associate Professor, Pathology - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Microbiology and Immunology

Email: dustin.williams@utah.edu

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah
Orthopaedics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Bioengineering
Ph.D.
Undergraduate Weber State University
Microbiology, Minor: Chemistry
B.S.

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Williams DL, Lerdahl JM, Vinciguerra J, Bloebaum RD (2015). Does Vitamin E-blended UHMWPE Prevent Biofilm Formation? Clin Orthop Relat Res, 473(3), 928-935.
  2. Williams DL, Lerdahl JM, Haymond BS, Bloebaum RD (2014). In vitro efficacy of a novel active-release antimicrobial coating to eradicate biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 58(4), 2400-2404.
  3. Sinclair KD, Pham TX, Williams DL, Farnsworth RW, Loc-Carrillo CM, Bloebaum RD (2013). Model development for determining the efficacy of a combination coating for the prevention of perioperative device related infections: a pilot study. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater, 101(7), 1143-53.
  4. Williams DL, Sinclair KD, Jeyapalina S, Bloebaum RD (2013). Characterization of a novel active release coating to prevent biofilm implant-related infections. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater, 101(6), 1078-89.

Book Chapter

  1. Williams DL, Bloebaum RD (2013). Biofilm-Related Periprosthetic Joint Infections. In Springer B, Parvizi J (Eds.), Periprosthetic Joint Infection of the Hip and Knee (pp. 85-96). Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Patent

  1. Looper RE, Williams DL, Jeyapalina S, Haussener TJ, Sebahar PR, Reddy HRK (2018). Compositions and methods comprising a polyamine (International AU). U.S. Patent No. WO 2014/190096 A1. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  2. Looper RE, Williams DL, Jeyapalina S, Haussener TJ, Sebahar PR, Reddy HRK (2018). Compositions and methods comprising a polyamine (International CN). U.S. Patent No. ZL201480041542.1. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  3. Looper RE, Williams DL, Jeyapalina S, Haussener TJ, Sebahar PR, Reddy HRK (2017). Compositions comprising a biocidal polyamine. U.S. Patent No. 9,839,219 B2. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  4. Looper RE, Williams DL, Jeyapalina S, Haussener TJ, Sebahar PR, Reddy HRK (2017). Compositions and methods comprising a polyamine (International JP). U.S. Patent No. 6417404. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  5. Looper RE, Williams DL, Jeyapalina S, Haussener TJ, Sebahar PR, Reddy HRK (2016). Compositions and methods comprising a biocidal polyamine. U.S. Patent No. 9439433. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  6. Williams DL, Looper RE, Jeyapalina S, Haussener T, Sebahar PR, Reddy HK (2015). Methods of use comprising a biocidal polyamine. U.S. Patent No. 9,034,927. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  7. Looper RE, Williams DL, Jeyapalina S, Haussener T, Sebahar PR, Reddy HK (2015). Compositions comprising a biocidal polyamine. U.S. Patent No. US 14/076,143 B1. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  8. Looper RE, Williams DL, Jeyapalina S, Haussener TJ, Sebahar PR, Reddy HRK (2014). Compositions and methods comprising a polyamine and a silver substance. U.S. Patent No. WO 2014190097 A1. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  9. Williams DL, Savage PB, Bloebaum RD, Sinclair KD, Haymond BS (2013). Incorporation of Particulate Ceragenins in Polymers. U.S. Patent No. WO 2013/029055 A1. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  10. Williams DL, Savage PB, Bloebaum RD, Sinclair KD, Haymond BS (2013). Medical devices incorporating ceragenin-containing composites. U.S. Patent No. WO 2013/029059 A1. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  11. Isaacson BM, Bloebaum RD, Williams DL (2010). Osseointegrated implant with electrical stimulation. U.S. Patent No. US 2010/0152864 A1. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.