Publications list for Professor Rebecca S Mason

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  • Brock, K., Liang, K., Tseng, M., Clemson, L., Koo, F., Jang, H., Seibel, M., Mpofu, E., Fraser, D., Mason, R. (2013), Vitamin D status is associated with sun exposure, vitamin D and calcium intake, acculturation and attitudes in immigrant East Asian women living in Sydney. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 136, 214-217. [Abstract]
  • Song, E., Gordon-Thomson, C., Cole, L., Stern, H., Halliday, G., Damian, D., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2013), 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D(3) reduces several types of UV-induced DNA damage and contributes to photoprotection. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 136, 131-138. [Abstract]
  • Mason, R., Reichrath, J. (2013), Sunlight Vitamin D and Skin Cancer. Anticancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry. 13(1), 83-97. [Abstract]
  • Xavier, S., Gordon-Thomson, C., Wynn, P., McCullagh, P., Thomson, P., Tomkins, L., Mason, R., Moore, G. (2013), Evidence that Notch and Delta expressions have a role in dermal condensate aggregation during wool follicle initiation. Experimental Dermatology. , 659-662. [Abstract]
  • Sequeira, V., Rybchyn, M., Gordon-Thomson, C., Tongkao-On, W., Mizwicki, M., Norman, A., Reeve, V., Halliday, G., Mason, R. (2013), Opening of Chloride Channels by 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D(3) Contributes to Photoprotection against UVR-Induced Thymine Dimers in Keratinocytes. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 133(3), 776-782. [Abstract]
  • Nowson, C., Mason, R. (2013), Vitamin D and health in adults in Australia and New Zealand. Medical Journal of Australia. , 394. [Abstract]
  • Abboud, M., Puglisi, D., Davies, B., Rybchyn, M., Whitehead, N., Brock, K., Cole, L., Gordon-Thomson, C., Fraser, D., Mason, R. (2013), Evidence for a Specific Uptake and Retention Mechanism for 25-Hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) in Skeletal Muscle Cells. Endocrinology. 154 (9), 3022-3030. [Abstract]
  • Jang, H., Koo, F., Ke, L., Clemson, L., Cant, R., Fraser, D., Seibel, M., Tseng, M., Mpofu, E., Mason, R., Brock, K. (2013), Culture and Sun Exposure in Immigrant East Asian Women Living in Australia. Women & Health. 53(5), 504-518. [Abstract]
  • Lee, W., Loo, C., Bebawy, M., Luk, F., Mason, R., Rohanizadeh, R. (2013), Curcumin and its derivatives: their application in neuropharmacology and neuroscience in the 21st century. Current Neuropharmacology. 11(4), 338-378. [Abstract]
  • Brodie, A., Lucas, R., Harrison, S., van der Mei, I., Armstrong, B., Kricker, A., Mason, R., McMichael, A., Nowak, M., Whiteman, D., Kimlin, M. (2013), The AusD Study: A Population-based Study of the Determinants of Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentration Across a Broad Latitude Range. American Journal of Epidemiology. 177(9), 894-903. [Abstract]
  • Paxton, G., Teale, G., Nowson, C., Mason, R., McGrath, J., Thompson, M., Siafarikas, A., Rodda, C., Munns, C. (2013), Vitamin D and health in pregnancy, infants, children and adolescents in Australia and New Zealand: a position statement. The Medical Journal of Australia. 198(3), 142-143. [Abstract]
  • Tongkao-On, W., Gordon-Thomson, C., Dixon, K., Song, E., Luu, T., Carter, S., Sequeira, V., Reeve, V., Mason, R. (2013), Novel vitamin D compounds and skin cancer prevention. Dermato-Endocrinology. 5(1), 20-33. [Abstract]
  • Boughton, P., Roger, G., Rohanizadeh, R., Mason, R., Ruys, A. (2013), Functional gradients in natural and biomimetic spinal disk structures. In: Biomimetic biomaterials: Structure and applications. (pp.127-150).United Kingdom: Woodhead Publishing Limited.
  • Gordon-Thomson, C., Tongkao-on, W., Mason, R. (2013), Vitamin D and Its Role in Photoprotection of the Skin. In: Vitamin D: Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging. (pp.165-184).United States: Taylor & Francis LLC.
  • Dixon, K., Tongkao-On, W., Sequeira, V., Carter, S., Song, E., Rybchyn, M., Gordon-Thomson, C., Mason, R. (2013), Vitamin d and death by sunshine. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 14(1), 1964-1977. [Abstract]


  • Gordon-Thomson, C., Gupta, R., Tongkao-On, W., Ryan, A., Halliday, G., Mason, R. (2012), 1α,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D(3) enhances cellular defences against UV-induced oxidative and other forms of DNA damage in skin. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 11(12), 1837-1847. [Abstract]
  • Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Deo, S., Mohan, R., Posner, G., Mason, R. (2012), Differential photoprotective effects of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and a low calcaemic deltanoid. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 11(12), 1825-1830. [Abstract]
  • Nowson, C., McGrath, J., Ebeling, P., Haikerwal, A., Daly, R., Sanders, K., Seibel, M., Mason, R. (2012), Vitamin D and health in adults in Australia and New Zealand: a position statement. The Medical Journal of Australia. 196(11), 686-687. [Abstract]
  • Sequeira, V., Rybchyn, M., Tongkao-On, W., Gordon-Thomson, C., Malloy, P., Nemere, I., Norman, A., Reeve, V., Halliday, G., Feldman, D., Mason, R. (2012), The role of the vitamin D receptor and ERp57 in photoprotection by 1??,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3. Molecular Endocrinology. 26(4), 574-582. [Abstract]
  • Winzenberg, T., van der Mei, I., Mason, R., Nowson, C., Jones, G. (2012), Vitamin D and the musculoskeletal health of older adults. Australian Family Physician. 41(3), 92-99. [Abstract]
  • Mason, R. (2012), Vitamin D: one size does not fit all. Clinical Endocrinology. 76(3), 326-327. [Abstract]
  • Sambrook, P., Cameron, I., Chen, J., Cumming, R., Durvasula, S., Herrmann, M., Kok, C., Lord, S., Macara, M., March, L., Mason, R., Seibel, M., Wilson, N., Simpson, J. (2012), Does increased sunlight exposure work as a strategy to improve vitamin D status in the elderly: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Osteoporosis International. 23(2), 615-624. [Abstract]
  • Wilson, N., Hilmer, S., March, L., Chen, J., Gnjidic, D., Mason, R., Cameron, I., Sambrook, P. (2012), Associations between drug burden index and mortality in older people in residential aged care facilities. Drugs & Aging. 29(2), 157-165. [Abstract]
  • Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Camp, A., Mason, R. (2012), Vitamin D and Skin Cancer. In: Handbook of Diet, Nutrition and the Skin. (pp.394-411).Netherlands: Springer.
  • Brock, K., Mason, R., Ke, L., Koo, F., Jang, H., Clemson, L., Mpofu, E., Tseng, M., Fraser, D., Seibel, M. (2012), Vitamin D and Metabolic Syndrome in Immigrant East Asian Women Living in Sydney, Australia: A Pilot. Journal of Metabolic Syndrome. 1(1), 103.
  • Zavgorodniy, A., Mason, R., LeGeros, R., Rohanizadeh, R. (2012), Adhesion of a chemically deposited monetite coating to a Ti substrate. Surface and Coatings Technology. 206(21), 4433-4438.


  • Mason, R., Sequeira, V., Gordon-Thomson, C. (2011), Vitamin D: the light side of sunshine. European journal of clinical nutrition. 65(9), 986-93. [Abstract]
  • Dixon, K., Norman, A., Sequeira, V., Mohan, R., Rybchyn, M., Reeve, V., Halliday, G., Mason, R. (2011), 1{alpha},25(OH)2-vitamin D and a non-genomic vitamin D analog inhibit ultraviolet radiation-induced skin carcinogenesis. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.). 4(9), 1485-94. [Abstract]
  • Brock, K., Huang, W., Fraser, D., Ke, L., Tseng, M., Mason, R., Stolzenberg-Solomon, R., Michal Freedman, D., Ahn, J., Peters, U., McCarty, C., Hollis, B., Ziegler, R., Purdue, M., Graubard, B. (2011), Diabetes prevalence is associated with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in US middle-aged Caucasian men and women: a cross-sectional analysis within the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial. The British journal of nutrition. 106(3), 339-44. [Abstract]
  • Rybchyn, M., Slater, M., Conigrave, A., Mason, R. (2011), An Akt-dependent increase in canonical Wnt signalling and a decrease in sclerostin protein levels are involved in strontium ranelate-induced osteogenic effects in human osteoblasts. The Journal of biological chemistry. 286(27), 23771-9. [Abstract]
  • Wilson, N., Hilmer, S., March, L., Cameron, I., Lord, S., Seibel, M., Mason, R., Chen, J., Cumming, R., Sambrook, P. (2011), Associations Between Drug Burden Index and Falls in Older People in Residential Aged Care. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 59(5), 875-880. [Abstract]
  • Mason, R. (2011), Vitamin D: a hormone for all seasons. Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society. 14(2), 197-203. [Abstract]
  • Mason, R., Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Gordon-Thomson, C. (2011), Sunlight Protection by Vitamin D Compounds. In: Vitamin D, 3rd Ed. (pp.1943-1945).United States: Elsevier Inc..
  • Wilson, N., Hilmer, S., March, L., Cameron, I., Lord, S., Mason, R., Sambrook, P. (2011), Physical functioning measures and risk of falling in older people living in residential aged care facilities. Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease. 3(1), 9-15.
  • Mak, J., Mason, R., Klein, L., Cameron, I. (2011), Improving mobility and reducing disability in older people through early high-dose vitamin D replacement following hip fracture: A protocol for a randomized controlled trial and economic evaluation. Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation. 2(3), 94-99.


  • Damian, D., Kim, Y., Dixon, K., Halliday, G., Javeri, A., Mason, R. (2010), Topical calcitriol protects from UV-induced genetic damage but suppresses cutaneous immunity in humans. Experimental dermatology. 19(8), e23-30. [Abstract]
  • Brock, K., Huang, W., Fraser, D., Ke, L., Tseng, M., Stolzenberg-Solomon, R., U Peters, Z., Ahn, J., Purdue, M., Mason, R., McCarty, C., Ziegler, R., Graubard, B. (2010), Low vitamin D status is associated with physical inactivity, obesity and low vitamin D intake in a large US sample of healthy middle-aged men and women. The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology. 121(1-2), 462-6. [Abstract]
  • Mason, R., Sequeira, V., Dixon, K., Gordon-Thomson, C., Pobre, K., Dilley, A., Mizwicki, M., Norman, A., Feldman, D., Halliday, G., Reeve, V. (2010), PHOTOPROTECTION BY 1alpha,25-DIHYDROXYVITAMIN D AND ANALOGS: FURTHER STUDIES ON MECHANISMS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR UV-DAMAGE. The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology. 121(1-2), 164-8. [Abstract]
  • Dixon, K., Sequeira, V., Camp, A., Mason, R. (2010), Vitamin D-fence. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 9(4), 564-70. [Abstract]
  • Mak, J., Stuart-Harris, J., Cameron, I., Mason, R. (2010), Oral vitamin D replacement after hip fracture: a comparative review. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. , 382-383. [Abstract]
  • Durvasula, S., Kok, C., Sambrook, P., Cumming, R., Lord, S., March, L., Mason, R., Seibel, M., Simpson, J., Cameron, I. (2010), Sunlight and health: Attitudes of older people living in intermediate care facilities in southern Australia. Archives of gerontology and geriatrics. 51(3), e94-9. [Abstract]


  • Brennan, T., Rybchyn, M., Green, W., Atwa, S., Conigrave, A., Mason, R. (2009), Osteoblasts play key roles in the mechanisms of action of strontium ranelate. British journal of pharmacology. 157(7), 1291-300. [Abstract]
  • Huang, H., Brennan, T., Muir, M., Mason, R. (2009), Functional alpha1- and beta2-adrenergic receptors in human osteoblasts. Journal of cellular physiology. 220(1), 267-275. [Abstract]
  • Dixon, K., Mason, R. (2009), Vitamin D. The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology. 41(0), 982-5. [Abstract]
  • McCombie, A., Mason, R., Damian, D. (2009), Vitamin D deficiency in Sydney skin cancer patients. The Medical Journal of Australia. , 102. [Abstract]
  • Sequeira, V., Dixon, K., Mason, R. (2009), Resisting the sun with Vitamin D. Immunology, Endocrine and Metabolic Agents in Medicinal Chemistry. 9, 126-136.
  • Diamond, T., Mason, R. (2009), Understanding the importance of vitamin D for bone and systemic health. Medicine Today. 10, 1.


  • Javeri, A., Huang, X., Bernerd, F., Mason, R., Halliday, G. (2008), Human 8-oxoguanine-DNA glycosylase 1 protein and gene are expressed more abundantly in the superficial than basal layer of human epidermis. DNA repair. 7(9), 1542-50. [Abstract]
  • Rohanizadeh, R., Swain, M., Mason, R. (2008), Gelatin sponges (Gelfoam( (R) )) as a scaffold for osteoblasts. Journal of materials science. Materials in medicine. 19(0), 1173-82. [Abstract]
  • Sanchez Riera, L., Wilson, N., Sambrook, P., Kok, C., Cumming, R., Cameron, I., Chen, J., Simpson, J., Mason, R., Seibel, M., March, L. (2008), Trends in calcium and vitamin D usage among older people in nursing care facilities in Australia: still falling short of the guidelines. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 11, 430-434.