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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 39: New technique in stem cell harvesting, with Prof Susie Nilsson

Volume 205, Issue 6 - 19 September 2016

Volume 205, Issue 6: 19 September, 2016. Professor Susie Nilsson is a senior research scientist at the CSIRO, and a group leader at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute. She discusses a new technique her team has developed which may make stem cell donation easier. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Professor Susie Nilsson

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 38: Pulmonary arterial hypertension, with A/Professor David Prior

Volume 205, Issue 6 - 19 September 2016

Volume 205, Issue 6: 19 September, 2016. Associate Professor David Prior is deputy director of the Department of Cardiology at St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne. He discusses his coauthored narrative review of pulmonary arterial hypertension. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Associate Professor David Prior

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 37: Suicide in aged care residential facilities, with Briony Murphy

Volume 205, Issue 6 - 19 September 2016

Volume 205, Issue 6: 19 September, 2016. Briony Murphy is a PhD candidate at Monash University and the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. Her research into intentional deaths in aged care facilities led her to change her opinion about voluntary euthanasia. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Ms Briony Murphy

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 36: Suicide in the health professions, with Dr Allison Milner

Volume 205, Issue 6 - 17 September 2016

Volume 205, Issue 6: 19 September 2016. Dr Allison Milner is a senior research fellow at Deakin University's Centre for Population Health Research, and is a senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne's Centre for Health Equity. She discusses her research on the elevated rates of suicide among health professionals. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Dr Allison Milner

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 35: Bariatric surgery, ethics and hot topics with Prof Wendy Brown

Volume 205, Issue 5 - 5 September 2016

Volume 205, Issue 5: 5 September 2016. Professor Wendy Brown is clinical lead of the Bariatric Surgery Registry, head of Monash University's Department of Surgery at at The Alfred and director of the Centre for Obesity Research and Education. She discusses the ethics of collecting data for a Registry, as well as hot topics in bariatric surgery. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell. Also available as a video.

Interviewee: Professor Wendy Brown

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 34: Clinician-researchers, with Prof Ingrid Scheffer and Eddie Cliff

Volume 205, Issue 4 - 15 August 2016

Volume 205, Issue 4: 15 August 2016. Professor Ingrid Scheffer and her son, final-year medical student Eddie Cliff discuss the important role of the clinician-researcher, and encouraging young doctors in to the lab. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Professor Ingrid Scheffer and Eddie Cliff

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 33: Paleo diet and diabetes, with A/Prof Sof Andrikopoulos

Volume 205, Issue 4 - 8 August 2016

Volume 205, Issue 4: 8 August 2016. Associate Professor Sofianos Andrikopoulos is head of the Islet Biology and Metabolism Research Group at the University of Melbourne. He discusses the lack of evidence about the Paleo diet and its benefits for people with type 2 diabetes. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Associate Professor Sofianos Andrikopoulos

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 32: A call for a national physical activity program, with Prof Jo Salmon

Volume 205, Issue 3 - 1 August 2016

Volume 205, Issue 3: 1 August, 2016. Professor Jo Salmon is former chair of the Heart Foundation's National Physical Activity Committee, and is co-director of the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition at Deakin University in Melbourne. She discusses the need for a national physical activity program with MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Jo Salmon

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 31: Current issues in cardiology, with A/Prof Andrew MacIsaac

Volume 205, Issue 3 - 1 August 2016

Volume 205, Issue 3: 1 August, 2016. Associate Professor Andrew MacIsaac is Director of Cardiology at St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne, and is also President of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. He discusses current issues in cardiology with MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Associate Professor Andrew MacIsaac

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 30: Time from general practice to cancer treatment

Volume 205, Issue 2 - 18 July 2016

Volume 205, Issue 2: 18 July, 2016. Professor Jon Emery is the Herman Professor of Primary Cancer Care Research at the University of Melbourne’s Department of General Practice. He discusses his coauthored MJA research on presentations to general practice before a cancer diagnosis in Victoria. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Jon Emery

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