Michael Kimlin

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Location and vitamin D synthesis: is the hypothesis validated by geophysical data?
    Michael G Kimlin
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, 4059 Brisbane, Australia
    J Photochem Photobiol B 86:234-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to ultraviolet radiation: the duality dilemma
    Michael G Kimlin
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Rev Environ Health 22:1-37. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Assessing the impacts of lifetime sun exposure on skin damage and skin aging using a non-invasive method
    Michael G Kimlin
    AusSun Research Lab, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Sci Total Environ 425:35-41. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Geographic location and vitamin D synthesis
    Michael G Kimlin
    Australian Sun and Health Research Laboratory, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Mol Aspects Med 29:453-61. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Does a high UV environment ensure adequate vitamin D status?
    Michael Kimlin
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    J Photochem Photobiol B 89:139-47. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimations of the human 'vitamin D' UV exposure in the USA
    Michael G Kimlin
    Center for Public Health, Research School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia 4059
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 3:1067-70. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Anatomical distribution of solar ultraviolet exposures among cyclists
    Michael G Kimlin
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
    J Photochem Photobiol B 85:23-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin D status of adults from tropical Australia determined using two different laboratory assays: implications for public health messages
    Madeleine Nowak
    North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol 87:935-43. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Association between ambient ultraviolet radiation and risk of esophageal cancer
    Bich Tran
    Cancer Program, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1803-13. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint What encourages sun protection among outdoor workers from four industries?
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology
    J Occup Health 56:62-72. 2014

Research Grants

  1. Quantification of the environmental UVA exposure
    Michael Kimlin; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Quantification of the environmental UVA exposure
    Michael Kimlin; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Quantification of the environmental UVA exposure
    Michael Kimlin; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Quantification of the environmental UVA exposure
    Michael Kimlin; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Location and vitamin D synthesis: is the hypothesis validated by geophysical data?
    Michael G Kimlin
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, 4059 Brisbane, Australia
    J Photochem Photobiol B 86:234-9. 2007
    ..In particular, it may no longer be correct to assume vitamin D levels in populations follow significant latitude gradients for a large proportion of the year...
  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to ultraviolet radiation: the duality dilemma
    Michael G Kimlin
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Rev Environ Health 22:1-37. 2007
    ..In addition, the duality aspect of health impacts from overexposure and underexposure to UV and the associated occupational health implications are specifically explored...
  3. doi request reprint Assessing the impacts of lifetime sun exposure on skin damage and skin aging using a non-invasive method
    Michael G Kimlin
    AusSun Research Lab, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Sci Total Environ 425:35-41. 2012
    ..However, less evidence is available on assessing the relationship between lifetime sun exposure and skin damage and skin aging...
  4. doi request reprint Geographic location and vitamin D synthesis
    Michael G Kimlin
    Australian Sun and Health Research Laboratory, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Mol Aspects Med 29:453-61. 2008
    ..This paper overviews concepts important to consider when assessing the impact of location and UV exposure on vitamin D synthesis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Does a high UV environment ensure adequate vitamin D status?
    Michael Kimlin
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    J Photochem Photobiol B 89:139-47. 2007
    ..No associations were found between 25(OH)D status and age, gender, smoking status, or the use of sunscreen...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimations of the human 'vitamin D' UV exposure in the USA
    Michael G Kimlin
    Center for Public Health, Research School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia 4059
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 3:1067-70. 2004
    ..In this paper, we investigate how latitude impacts not only on the amount of UV available for vitamin D synthesis, but also the distribution of UV over the human form...
  7. ncbi request reprint Anatomical distribution of solar ultraviolet exposures among cyclists
    Michael G Kimlin
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
    J Photochem Photobiol B 85:23-7. 2006
    ..Moreover, our observations suggest that even vertically-oriented, potentially shaded sites such as the lower leg typically receive doses of solar radiation no less than half of maximally exposed sites...
  8. doi request reprint Vitamin D status of adults from tropical Australia determined using two different laboratory assays: implications for public health messages
    Madeleine Nowak
    North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol 87:935-43. 2011
    ..The lack of agreement between the two assays is a concern. Few doctors are aware of this measurement issue...
  9. doi request reprint Association between ambient ultraviolet radiation and risk of esophageal cancer
    Bich Tran
    Cancer Program, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1803-13. 2012
    ..We therefore investigated the association between nevi, freckles, and measures of ambient UVR over the life-course with risks of esophageal cancers...
  10. ncbi request reprint What encourages sun protection among outdoor workers from four industries?
    Monika Janda
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology
    J Occup Health 56:62-72. 2014
    ..We aimed to identify current practice of sun protection and factors associated with effective use in four outdoor worker industries in Queensland, Australia...
  11. doi request reprint Vitamin D and sun protection: the impact of mixed public health messages in Australia
    Philippa H Youl
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Cancer 124:1963-70. 2009
    ..This study provides evidence of reductions in sun protection practices in a population living in a high UV environment. There is an urgent need to refocus messages regarding sun exposure and for continued sun protection practices...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sun protection and low levels of vitamin D: are people concerned?
    Monika Janda
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove 4059, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1015-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate if these reports may influence peoples' sun protective behavior, knowledge, and attitudes to the impact of sun protection on vitamin D...
  13. doi request reprint Factors associated with recall of media reports about vitamin D and sun protection
    Danette Langbecker
    School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:159-62. 2011
    ..To assess the recall of media reports about vitamin D and associated factors...
  14. doi request reprint Vitamin D in health and disease: an insight into traditional functions and new roles for the 'sunshine vitamin'
    David Borradale
    Australian Sun and Health Research Laboratory, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Point Road, Kelvin Grove, 4059 Brisbane, Australia
    Nutr Res Rev 22:118-36. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint In vitro model of vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) synthesis by UV radiation: dose-response relationships
    William J Olds
    Australian Sun and Health Research Laboratory, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, 4059 Brisbane, Australia
    J Photochem Photobiol B 93:88-93. 2008
    ..When translating these results to population groups, we will discuss how the sun exposure message needs to be carefully formulated to account for such considerations...
  16. pmc Hypothesis: hair cover can protect against invasive melanoma on the head and neck (Australia)
    Adele C Green
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1263-6. 2006
    ..We conclude that hair cover can protect against invasive melanoma on the ear and may similarly protect on the scalp and neck. When discretionary, hair may be an important additional factor to be considered for melanoma prevention...
  17. doi request reprint In vitro model of vitamin D synthesis by UV radiation in an Australian urban environment
    Alex McKinley
    AusSun Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol 87:447-51. 2011
    ..Although the results cannot be directly applied to humans, they emphasize the need for further study of human vitamin D production in urban environments...
  18. doi request reprint Latitude variation in pancreatic cancer mortality in Australia
    Rachel E Neale
    Cancer and Population Studies, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Pancreas 38:387-90. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes about Vitamin D and impact on sun protection practices among urban office workers in Brisbane, Australia
    Lan H Vu
    Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1784-9. 2010
    ..Sun exposure is the main source of vitamin D. Increasing scientific and media attention to the potential health benefits of sun exposure may lead to changes in sun exposure behaviors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interventions to decrease skin cancer risk in outdoor workers: update to a 2007 systematic review
    Caitlin Horsham
    School of Public Health and Social Work, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove 4059, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 7:10. 2014
    ..This systematic evidence based review provides an update to a previous review published in 2007 about interventions for the prevention of skin cancer in outdoor workers...
  21. doi request reprint Assessment of daily light and ultraviolet exposure in young adults
    Katrina L Schmid
    School of Optometry and Vision Science, Faculty of Health, and Vision Improvement Domain, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland
    Optom Vis Sci 90:148-55. 2013
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  22. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric and spectroradiometric investigations of glass filtered solar UV
    Alfio V Parisi
    Faculty of Sciences, University of Southern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol 83:777-81. 2007
    ..The UVA dosimeter was employed in the field to measure the glass-filtered UV exposures to different receiving planes. The UVA dosimeter reported has the potential for personal solar UVA exposure measurements...
  23. doi request reprint Phenothiazine UVA dosimeter: characteristics and performance
    Keqin Jia
    AusSun Research Laboratory, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 9:1224-7. 2010
    ..1. These characterizations have confirmed the reliability and reproducibility of a phenothiazine-mylar combined dosimeter as an effective solar UVA exposure tool for field-based studies of the UVA exposures to population groups...
  24. doi request reprint Murine neonatal melanocytes exhibit a heightened proliferative response to ultraviolet radiation and migrate to the epidermal basal layer
    Graeme J Walker
    Oncogenomic Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    J Invest Dermatol 129:184-93. 2009
    ..The exquisite sensitivity to UVR-induced proliferation and migration that characterizes neonatal mouse melanocytes may partly explain the utility of this form of exposure for inducing melanoma in mice that carry oncogenic mutations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sun protection messages, vitamin D and skin cancer: out of the frying pan and into the fire?
    Monika Janda
    Med J Aust 186:52-4. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D, aging, and the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
    Mary Ann Johnson
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, Dawson Hall, Bldg 1010, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 3622, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:410-21. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in girls aged 4-8 y living in the southeastern United States
    Elizabeth M Stein
    Department of Foods and Nutrition and Statistics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:75-81. 2006
    ..Evidence suggests that adults and adolescents throughout the United States are at risk of poor vitamin D status. However, vitamin D concentrations in young American children have not been assessed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Personal solar UV exposure measurements employing modified polysulphone with an extended dynamic range
    Alfio V Parisi
    Centre for Astronomy, Solar Radiation and Climate, Faculty of Sciences, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol 79:411-5. 2004
    ..The results show that longer-term measurement programs of personal solar UV have been made more feasible with the use of these polysulphone dosimeters with an extended dynamic range compared with unfiltered polysulphone dosimeters...
  29. ncbi request reprint Agreement between diary records of time spent outdoors and personal ultraviolet radiation dose measurements
    Gabriel Chodick
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 84:713-8. 2008
    ..g. driving) in which the participant is usually shaded from the sun. Our results demonstrated a significant correlation between diary records of time spent outdoors with objective personal UVR dose measurements...
  30. ncbi request reprint The climatology of Vitamin D producing ultraviolet radiation over the United States
    Michael G Kimlin
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, National Ultraviolet Monitoring Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 89:479-83. 2004
    ..This data is obtained from the network of 21 Brewer spectrometers deployed throughout the USA, allowing for investigation of changes in Vitamin D producing UV with season and location...
  31. ncbi request reprint Human UVA exposures estimated from ambient UVA measurements
    Michael G Kimlin
    Centre for Astronomy, Solar Radiation and Climate, Faculty of Sciences, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba 4350, Australia
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 2:365-9. 2003
    ..Measurement of the exposure ratios for a series of solar zenith angles between 90 degrees and 0 degrees will allow extension of this technique to other latitudes...

Research Grants5

  1. Quantification of the environmental UVA exposure
    Michael Kimlin; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Quantification of the environmental UVA exposure
    Michael Kimlin; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. Quantification of the environmental UVA exposure
    Michael Kimlin; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. Quantification of the environmental UVA exposure
    Michael Kimlin; Fiscal Year: 2007
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