Dr Shane, Stacey are in the studio and Dr Laura in her home for this episode. In the news segment they cover Colombia’s hippo population and the corona virus.
First guest: Dr Barbara R Cardoso, Lecturer, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Monash University, discusses the role of the nutrient selenium in dementia and her strong interest in elucidating the involvement of this nutrient in oxidative stress and inflammatory pathways.
Second guest: Gilad Bino (PhD), Research Fellow, Centre for Ecosystem Science,
School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, talks about how Australia’s devastating drought is having a critical impact on the iconic platypus, a globally unique mammal, with increasing reports of rivers drying up and platypuses becoming stranded.
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Listen to Dr Shane's 'Chat with a Nobel Laureate' at a University of Melbourne-Comprehensive Cancer PhD Program event.
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