Profile image of Bryony Mcneill

Dr Bryony Mcneill



Senior Lecturer, Medical Science


Faculty of Health


School of Medicine


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


Research interests

Reproductive Biology, Placenta, Hydrogen Sulfide, Diabetic Kidney Disease


Member of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators

Teaching interests

Physiology, Endocrinology, Reproductive and Developmental Biology

Units taught

HME201, Medicine 2A - Endocrine and Life Cycle Topic Coordinator

HME101, Medicine 1A - Lecturer, Knowledge of Health and Illness Theme

HME102, Medicine 1B - Lecturer, Knowledge of Health and Illness Theme

HMM103, Cell Technology - Guest Lecturer

Media appearances


Filter by


Bioavailability of Anthocyanins: Whole Foods versus Extracts

Ravish Kumkum, Kathryn Aston-Mourney, Bryony McNeill, Damián Hernández, Leni Rivera

(2024), Vol. 16, pp. 1-28, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

Advanced Glycation End-Products and Their Effects on Gut Health

K Phuong-Nguyen, B McNeill, K Aston-Mourney, L Rivera

(2023), Vol. 15, pp. 405-405, Nutrients, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Characterisation of the hydrogen sulfide system in early diabetic kidney disease

C Bushell, L Forgan, K Aston-Mourney, T Connor, S McGee, B McNeill

(2023), Vol. 71, Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, C1

journal article

Prior degree and academic performance in medical school: evidence for prioritising health students and moving away from a bio-medical science-focused entry stream

K Aston-Mourney, J McLeod, L Rivera, B McNeill, D Baldi

(2022), Vol. 22, BMC Medical Education, C1

journal article

Treatment of dystrophic mdx mice with an adamts-5 specific monoclonal antibody increases the ex vivo strength of isolated fast twitch hindlimb muscles

A Addinsall, L Forgan, N McRae, R Kelly, P McDonald, B McNeil, D McCulloch, N Stupka

(2020), Vol. 10, Biomolecules, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Genetic reduction of the extracellular matrix protein versican attenuates inflammatory cell infiltration and improves contractile function in dystrophic mdx diaphragm muscles

N McRae, A Addinsall, K Howlett, B McNeill, D McCulloch, N Stupka

(2020), Vol. 10, Scientific Reports, England, C1

journal article

Vasoactivity of nitrite in the iliac artery of the toad, Rhinella marina

L Forgan, M Sofele, B McNeill, M Cameron, J Donald

(2018), Vol. 314, pp. R242-R251, American journal of physiology regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

journal article

Dexamethasone increases production of C-type natriuretic peptide in the sheep brain

M Wilson, B Mcneill, G Barrell, T Prickett, E Espiner

(2017), Vol. 235, pp. 15-35, Journal of endocrinology, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal article

Glucocorticoids improve myogenic differentiation in vitro by suppressing the synthesis of versican, a transitional matrix protein overexpressed in dystrophic skeletal muscles

N McRae, L Forgan, B McNeill, A Addinsall, D McCulloch, C Van Der Poel, N Stupka

(2017), Vol. 18, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Caloric restriction, but not caloric loading, affects circulating fetal and maternal C-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in late ovine gestation

B McNeill, G Barrell, M Ridgway, M Wellby, T Prickett, E Espiner

(2012), Vol. 24, pp. 1063-1070, Reproduction, fertility and development, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal article

The trophoblast binucleate cell is the source of maternal circulating C-type natriuretic peptide during ovine pregnancy

B McNeill, G Barrell, F Wooding, M Wellby, T Prickett, E Espiner

(2011), Vol. 32, pp. 645-650, Placenta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Effect of cortisol on C-type natriuretic peptide in ovine pregnancy : differential responses in fetal and placental tissues

T Prickett, B McNeill, M Oliver, J Harding, E Espiner

(2010), Vol. 68, pp. 462-465, Pediatric research, New York, N. Y., C1-1

journal article

C-type natriuretic peptide forms in pregnancy : maternal plasma profiles during ovine gestation correlate with placental and fetal maturation

B McNeill, G Barrell, M Wellby, T Prickett, T Yandle, E Espiner

(2009), Vol. 150, pp. 4777-4783, Endocrinology, Bethesda, Md., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found


Associate Supervisor

Natasha Lee McRae

Thesis entitled: Targeting versican as a therapeutic strategy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine