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Associate Professor Mark Myers

Associate Professor, Biomedical Science

IISS - Operations



Mt Helen Campus, Online

Field of Research

  • Medical biochemistry - inorganic elements and comp
  • Cell metabolism
  • Evolutionary biology not elsewhere classified

Dexamethasone leads to Zn2+ accumulation and increased unbound Zn2+ in C2C12 muscle and 3T3-L1 adipose cells

Sympathetic Nervous System and Atherosclerosis

Can exhaled volatile organic compounds differentiate high and low responders to resistance exercise?

Determinants of resistance to VEGF-TKI and immune checkpoint inhibitors in metastatic renal cell carcinoma

Vascular endothelial growth factor tyrosine kinase inhibitors (VEGF-TKIs) have been the mainstay...

Monotreme glucagon-like peptide-1 in venom and gut: one gene - two very different functions

The importance of Glucagon like peptide 1 (GLP-1) for metabolic control and insulin release...

Immunohistochemical analysis of pancreatic islets of platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus ssp.)

Monotremes have undergone remarkable changes to their digestive and metabolic control system;...

Cell culture metabolomics in the diagnosis of lung cancer-the influence of cell culture conditions

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths. Unfortunately, lung cancer is often diagnosed...

Nutrition, Genes and Modern Disease: A Current Dilemma or a Legacy of our Past

Contemporary humans are genetically adapted to the environment that their ancestors survived in...

Changes in the ghrelin hormone pathway maybe part of an unusual gastric system in monotremes

Ghrelin is a growth hormone (GH)-releasing and appetite-regulating peptide predominately released...

The Zinc Transporter, Slc39a7 (Zip7) Is Implicated in Glycaemic Control in Skeletal Muscle Cells

Dysfunctional zinc signaling is implicated in disease processes including cardiovascular disease,...

Zinc Transporters, Mechanisms of Action and Therapeutic Utility: Implications for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a vital role in maintaining many biological...

Ability of GHTD-amide and analogs to enhance insulin activity through zinc chelation and dispersal of insulin oligomers

GHTD-amide is a tetrapeptide originally isolated from human urine that has hypoglycemic activity....

GHTD-amide: A naturally occurring beta cell-derived peptide with hypoglycemic activity

Dietary Toxins, Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress and Diabetes.

  • Dictionary/Encyclopaedia

Dietary Toxins, Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress and Diebetes

  • Journals

Halting the accelerating epidemic of type 1 diabetes.

  • Journals

Maternal diet during pregnancy and islet autoimmunity in offspring

Background: Recent studies on the etiology of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) suggest that the...

Transplacental exposure to the vacuolar-ATPase inhibitor bafilomycin disrupts survival signaling in β cells and delays neonatal remodeling of the endocrine pancreas.

A natural occurring tetrapeptide GHTD-amide increases intracellular free zinc in C2C12 myotubes

  • Conference Proceedings

In utero exposure to the vacuolar-ATPase inhibitor bafilomycin increases susceptibility of pancreatic beta cells to cytokine-induced cell death

  • Conference Proceedings

Dietary Vacuolar-ATPase Inhibitors as an Environmental Trigger of Type 1 Diabetes

  • Book Chapters

The effects of repeated exposure to sub-toxic doses of plecomacrolide antibiotics on the endocrine pancreas

The plecomacrolide vacuolar-ATPase inhibitor bafilomycin, alters insulin signaling in MIN6 beta-cells

In Vivo studies of a novel glucose lowering agent, ISF402

  • Conference Proceedings

Microphysiometry studies of insulin sensitising factor 402 in C2C12 muscle cells

  • Conference Proceedings

Transplacental exposure to bafilomycin disrupts pancreatic islet organogenesis and accelerates diabetes onset in NOD mice

In utero exposure to dietary bafilomycin promotes autoimmune diabetes in NOD mice

  • Conference Proceedings

Islet cell antibody 512 (ICA 512) in patients with IDDM disease

  • Conference Proceedings