June 5th, 2011
Episode 169 of 430 episodes
Celebrating ASMR Medical Research Week, the team welcomes three wonderful medical researchers to talk about their research. First off is Professor Julie Bines from the Royal Children's Hospital who has been researching a new rotavirus vaccine, which could lead to the prevention of gastroenteritis, a major killer of children in developing countries. Following on, Nobel Laureate Barry Marshall, discusses the research which led to his discovery that stomach ulcers are caused by a bacteria. Last but not least, PhD candidate is Liz Zuccala who is looking in to how malaria parasites invade red blood cells.