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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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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 29: Intensive physiotherapy following hip fracture surgery

Volume 205, Issue 2 - 18 July 2016

Volume 205, Issue 2: 18 July, 2016. Professor Anne Holland is chair of Physiotherapy at LaTrobe University, and Lara Kimmel is a senior physiotherapist at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. They discuss their MJA research comparing outcomes after conventional once-a-day post-hip fracture physiotherapy with three sessions a day. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Anne Holland and Ms Lara Kimmel

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 28: Romlie Mokak, the Lowitja Institute

Volume 205, Issue 1 - 4 July 2016

Volume 205, Issue 1: 4 July, 2016. Mr Romlie Mokak, CEO of the Lowitja Institute, Australia's national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, discusses racism in the health system, Closing the Gap, Indigenous researchers and medical students, and the Institute's collaboration with The Lancet. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Romlie Mokak

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 27: Traumatic brain injuries, with Dr Ben Beck and Prof Peter Cameron

Volume 204, Issue 11 - 14 June 2016

Volume 204, Issue 11: 14 June, 2016. Dr Ben Beck, research fellow at Monash University, and Professor Peter Cameron, academic director of Trauma at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, discuss their research about incidence and causes of traumatic brain injuries. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Dr Ben Beck and Professor Peter Cameron

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 26: Nanosunscreens, with Associate Prof Paul Wright, RMIT

Volume 204, Issue 10 - 6 June 2016

Volume 204, Issue 10: 6 June, 2016. Associate Professor Paul Wright, head of the Nanosafety Research Group at RMIT Melbourne, discusses the risks and benefits of sunscreens containing nanoparticles. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Associate Professor Paul Wright, RMIT

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 25: Bats' super-immunity may help humans

Volume 204, Issue 9 - 16 May 2016

Volume 204, Issue 9: 16 May 2016. Dr Michelle Baker is a senior research scientist at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory at the CSIRO's Geelong facility. She discusses the unique characteristics of bats' immune systems which may lead to breakthrough treatments for humans. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Dr Michelle Baker

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