Controversial COVID-19 cures, and CRISPR treatments

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Gene editing by CRISPR can be used for medical treatment in humans

This week on the show we delve into some controversial medical science. First up Chris revisits the research on Hydroxychloroquine, also known as Donald Trump's favourite COVID-19 medication, and the most recent research about this treatment that has come out, and subsequently been retracted. Also this week Stu brings us up-to-date on CRISPR and what medical advances are currently being made, and what could be done in the future using this incredibly powerful gene editing technology.

Thursday 8:30am to 9:00am
Entertaining news and discussion about research that has impact on society and providing a wide range of science and technology news. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

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Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns and Claire Farrugia.

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