Dr Tini M Gruner MSc(Chem)(Philipps) DipT(PNTC) PhD(Lincoln) Dip(Natural Therapies)(SPCNT) Tini obtained her M.Sc. in industrial chemistry in Germany before immigrating to Auckland, New Zealand. She further trained in naturopathy, counselling and psychotherapy, and as a secondary school teacher, teaching at High Schools and the Canterbury College of Natural Medicine in New Zealand. In 2001 she immigrated to Australia. Before joining the teaching staff at SCU she was Head of Faculty in Naturopathy at the Australian College of Natural Medicine in Brisbane. In addition, Tini has run her private practice in naturopathy as well as tutoring adults in healthy living and other naturopathic modalities for over 20 years.
The accuracy of the zinc taste test method (with Rachel Authur), The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (2012)
Background: Diminished taste acuity (hypogeusia) has been linked to zinc deficiency in humans and animals....
Clinical roundup: how do you treat stress in your practice: part 2, Alternative and Complementary Therapies (2011)
Non-syndromic cleft lip and palate: could stress be a causal factor? (with Graeme Hamlyn Wallace and Jacinta M. Arellano), Women and Birth (2010)
The aetiology of non-syndromic cleft lip and palate has as yet not been clearly defined....
Vitamin B12 absorption and metabolism in milk-fed lambs (with J R. Sedcole, J M. Furlong, and A R. Sykes), New Zealand Veterinary Journal (2009)
AIM: To quantify aspects of absorption and retention of vitamin B12 from milk in pre-ruminant...
The buccal cytome and micronucleus frequency is substantially altered in Down’s syndrome and normal ageing compared to young healthy controls (with Philip Thomas, Sarah Harvey, and Michael Fenech), Mutation Research/Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis (2008)
The buccal micronucleus cytome assay was used to investigate biomarkers for DNA damage, cell death...
The endocrine system, Clinical naturopathic medicine (2011)
Adrenal exhaustion, Clinical naturopathy: an evidence-based guide to practice (2010)
Diabetes Type 2, Clinical naturopathy: an evidence-based guide to practice (2010)
Thyroid abnormalities, Clinical naturopathy: an evidence-based guide to practice (2010)
Vitamin B12: an undervalued vitamin, School of Health and Human Sciences Papers (2000)
MMA and cobalt deficiency diagnosis, Proceedings of the 29th Seminar of the Society of Sheep and Cattle Veterinarians NZVA (1999)