Clinical and research geneticist Prof Ingrid Winship discusses the use of genetic testing to improve the lives of people with inherited diseases and their families, as well as the pitfalls of direct-to-consumer genetic testing. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.
Epidemiologist Professor James Hanley scrutinizes the now standard practice of frequent screening for many types of cancer, and suggests optimal testing intervals may mean less screening overall. Presented by science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Physiotherapist Catherine Granger talks about whether exercise is beneficial to lung cancer sufferers, and Tommy Liu explains how mice are generating insights into arthritis in humans. With science host Dr Dyani Lewis.
Assoc Prof Melissa Southey and Prof Dan Roden discuss how advances in genetics research are making it possible to develop customized medications and treatments -- in particular for cancer and cardiac arrhythmia -- based on one's own genetic profile. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.