Dr Meloni Muir

Senior Lecturer
Physiology, School of Medical Sciences

Telephone 9351 6514 / 9351 6524
Fax 9351 2058

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Selected grants

2006

  • Students use of feedback in practical report writing: Differences between English speaking and non-E; Muir M; University of Sydney/Educational Research grant.

2004

  • The role of the sympathetic nervous system in bone cell function; Muir M; Eli Lilly Australia Pty Limited/Research Grant.

2000

  • Role of phytoestrogens in bone biology; Muir M, Thurn M, Mason R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research and Training (SPIRT).

1998

  • SPIRT 1999: Role of Phytoestrogens in Bone Biology C09906974; Mason R, Muir M.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Huang, H., Speranza, T., Muir, M., Mason, R. (2009). Functional α1- and β2-adrenergic receptors in human osteoblasts. Journal of Cellular Physiology, 220(1), 267-275. [More Information]
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2006). Calcium phosphate fibres synthesized from a simulated body fluid. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 17(11), 1179-1189. [More Information]
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2005). Biomimetic Hydroxyapatite Micro-Tube Tissue Scaffold. Key Engineering Materials, 284-286, 643-646.
  • Sivagurunathan, S., Muir, M., Speranza, T., Seale, J., Mason, R. (2005). Influence of glucocorticoids on human osteoclast generation and activity. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 20(3), 390-398. [More Information]
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2004). Hydroxyapatite Fibres Synthesized From A Simulated Body Fluid: Surface Morphology And Cell Attachment Characteristics. Australasian Ceramic Society. Journal, 40(2), 28-32.
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2004). Novel Calcium Phosphate Fibres From A Biomimetic Process: Manufacture And Cell Attachment. Key Engineering Materials, 254, 343-346.

Conferences

  • Muir, M., Ryan, L., Drury, H. (2010). Feedback In The Sciences: What Is Wanted And What Is Given. 16th UniServe Science Annual Conference 2010, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Huang, H., Speranza, T., Muir, M., Mason, R. (2006). Alpha1 adrenergic agents modify RANKL/OPG expression and cell proliferation in osteoblastic cells. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian & New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society.
  • Drury, H., Muir, M. (2006). Exploring the connection between feedback and revision using a draft-writing and feedback cycle in report-writing assessment. Earli SIG Writing 2006, 10th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Writing Special Interest Group.
  • Muir, M., Drury, H., Frommer, M., Jones, J., Mendrela, M., Schneider, I., Wozniak, H. (2005). An on-line interactive approach to improving practical Report writing. 3rd College of Health Sciences EdHealth Conference, Sydney: College of Health Sciences, University of Sydney.
  • Speranza, T., Muir, M., Conigrave, A., Mason, R. (2005). Is strontium anabolic?: Mechanisms of action in human osteoblasts. 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society 2005.
  • Muir, M., Drury, H. (2005). Pushing the boundaries: Encouraging reflective learning using a draft-writing and feedback cycle in report-writing assessment. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2004). Cell Attachment On Novel Biomimetic Calcium Phosphate Materials. 7th World Biomaterials Congress, CD: Association Historique Internationale de l'Ocan Indien.
  • Speranza, T., Muir, M., Conigrave, A., Mason, R. (2004). Functional responses of bone cells to stimulation by strontium. Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society, 14th Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2004). Ha Fibre Compact Bone Filler Manufactured From Novel Ha Fibres Synthesized From A Simulated Body Fluid. 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine (ISCM), Online: Science Press.
  • Muir, M., Sivagurunathan, S., Dai, D., Mason, R. (2003). 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 enhances human osteoblast responsiveness to estradiol in vitro. International Conference on Metabolic Bone Disease in conjunction with the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society.
  • Sivagurunathan, S., Muir, M., Seale, J., Mason, R. (2003). Glucocorticoid influence on osteoclast generation and activity. International Conference on Metabolic Bone Disease in conjunction with the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society.
  • Sivagurunathan, S., Muir, M., Seale, J., Mason, R. (2002). Direct effects of dexamethasone on osteoclasts and precursors. 8th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • Muir, M., Sivagurunathan, S., Dai, D., Mason, R. (2002). The effect of isoflavones on human osteoblast proliferation, alkaline phosphatase activity and life span in vitro. 6th Australasian Menopause Society Congress.
  • Sivagurunathan, S., Muir, M., Seale, J., Mason, R. (2001). Dexamethasone modulates osteoclast responsiveness to rankl. 7th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • Muir, M. (2001). Phytoestrogens and bone health. WISENET Women's Health Issues Symposium.

2010

  • Muir, M., Ryan, L., Drury, H. (2010). Feedback In The Sciences: What Is Wanted And What Is Given. 16th UniServe Science Annual Conference 2010, Sydney: University of Sydney.

2009

  • Huang, H., Speranza, T., Muir, M., Mason, R. (2009). Functional α1- and β2-adrenergic receptors in human osteoblasts. Journal of Cellular Physiology, 220(1), 267-275. [More Information]

2006

  • Huang, H., Speranza, T., Muir, M., Mason, R. (2006). Alpha1 adrenergic agents modify RANKL/OPG expression and cell proliferation in osteoblastic cells. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian & New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society.
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2006). Calcium phosphate fibres synthesized from a simulated body fluid. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 17(11), 1179-1189. [More Information]
  • Drury, H., Muir, M. (2006). Exploring the connection between feedback and revision using a draft-writing and feedback cycle in report-writing assessment. Earli SIG Writing 2006, 10th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Writing Special Interest Group.

2005

  • Muir, M., Drury, H., Frommer, M., Jones, J., Mendrela, M., Schneider, I., Wozniak, H. (2005). An on-line interactive approach to improving practical Report writing. 3rd College of Health Sciences EdHealth Conference, Sydney: College of Health Sciences, University of Sydney.
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2005). Biomimetic Hydroxyapatite Micro-Tube Tissue Scaffold. Key Engineering Materials, 284-286, 643-646.
  • Sivagurunathan, S., Muir, M., Speranza, T., Seale, J., Mason, R. (2005). Influence of glucocorticoids on human osteoclast generation and activity. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 20(3), 390-398. [More Information]
  • Speranza, T., Muir, M., Conigrave, A., Mason, R. (2005). Is strontium anabolic?: Mechanisms of action in human osteoblasts. 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society 2005.
  • Muir, M., Drury, H. (2005). Pushing the boundaries: Encouraging reflective learning using a draft-writing and feedback cycle in report-writing assessment. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.

2004

  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2004). Cell Attachment On Novel Biomimetic Calcium Phosphate Materials. 7th World Biomaterials Congress, CD: Association Historique Internationale de l'Ocan Indien.
  • Speranza, T., Muir, M., Conigrave, A., Mason, R. (2004). Functional responses of bone cells to stimulation by strontium. Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society, 14th Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2004). Ha Fibre Compact Bone Filler Manufactured From Novel Ha Fibres Synthesized From A Simulated Body Fluid. 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine (ISCM), Online: Science Press.
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2004). Hydroxyapatite Fibres Synthesized From A Simulated Body Fluid: Surface Morphology And Cell Attachment Characteristics. Australasian Ceramic Society. Journal, 40(2), 28-32.
  • Kolos, E., Ruys, A., Rohanizadeh, R., Muir, M., Roger, G. (2004). Novel Calcium Phosphate Fibres From A Biomimetic Process: Manufacture And Cell Attachment. Key Engineering Materials, 254, 343-346.

2003

  • Muir, M., Sivagurunathan, S., Dai, D., Mason, R. (2003). 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 enhances human osteoblast responsiveness to estradiol in vitro. International Conference on Metabolic Bone Disease in conjunction with the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society.
  • Sivagurunathan, S., Muir, M., Seale, J., Mason, R. (2003). Glucocorticoid influence on osteoclast generation and activity. International Conference on Metabolic Bone Disease in conjunction with the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society.

2002

  • Sivagurunathan, S., Muir, M., Seale, J., Mason, R. (2002). Direct effects of dexamethasone on osteoclasts and precursors. 8th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • Muir, M., Sivagurunathan, S., Dai, D., Mason, R. (2002). The effect of isoflavones on human osteoblast proliferation, alkaline phosphatase activity and life span in vitro. 6th Australasian Menopause Society Congress.

2001

  • Sivagurunathan, S., Muir, M., Seale, J., Mason, R. (2001). Dexamethasone modulates osteoclast responsiveness to rankl. 7th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • Muir, M. (2001). Phytoestrogens and bone health. WISENET Women's Health Issues Symposium.

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