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Independent news and perspective for medical specialists around Australia. For more news relevant to your speciality visit us at thelimbic.com

    CAR-T in the UK: What’s next

    CAR-T in the UK: What’s next

    • 29 min
    CAR-T in the UK: A unique roll out

    CAR-T in the UK: A unique roll out

    In this first of two episodes, we speak to two leading UK haematologists, Dr Robin Sanderson (King’s College London) and Dr Caroline Besley (Bristol), about the innovative way in which CAR-T was introduced in the UK, the challenges that have been overcome, including the impact of Covid-19, and what they have learnt so far about using this highly personalised therapy.

    • 34 min
    PODCAST: GESA 21 conference wrap with Dr Thomas Tu and Dr Avik Majumdar

    PODCAST: GESA 21 conference wrap with Dr Thomas Tu and Dr Avik Majumdar

    In this podcast senior researcher at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Dr Thomas Tu discusses the latest developments in hepatitis B presented at this year’s GESA scientific meeting - from new treatments under development that bring the promise of cure closer to public health viral elimination strategies.

    And Dr Avik Majumdar, transplant hepatologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney shares his highlights from the Liver stream discussing new data identifying sub groups and prognosis in decompensated cirrhosis, new treatment developments in  primary sclerosing cholangitis and liver disease and the increasing role of non-invasive evaluation on prognosis in liver disease.

    • 32 min
    Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: what you need to know about the MBS listed genetic test and the latest treatment updates

    Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: what you need to know about the MBS listed genetic test and the latest treatment updates

    New FH guidance signal the shift into the era of genetic medicine for cardiologists according to specialists who foresee increased numbers of individuals being identified with heritable gene mutations from the recent publicly funded genetic testing.

    The. updated Guidance released earlier this year covers updates in diagnosis and genetic testing , risk stratification, management and the latest evidence around new treatments.

    In this episode lipid specialist Associate Professor David Sullivan and genetics counsellor Catherine Spinks discuss the details of the genetic test and how it fits into diagnosis and screening protocols. And paediatric cardiologist Dr Ari Horton joins us to discuss how the introduction of the MBS funded genetic test will provide the very real opportunity to expand the number of potential cases detected.

    • 30 min
    CSANZ 21 conference highlights with A/Prof James Chong and Prof Liza Thomas

    CSANZ 21 conference highlights with A/Prof James Chong and Prof Liza Thomas

    In this podcast Associate Professor James Chong, scientific program chair, discusses the latest translational research discussed at this year’s scientific meeting – from new stem cell technologies that will reduce the need for heart transplantations to the clinical consequences of cardiac fibrosis and opportunities for treatment.

    Professor Liza Thomas, cardiac imaging stream lead, also shares her highlights discussing new data presented on myocardial function post COVID, the emerging field of cardio-oncology and the role of imaging in sub-clinical heart failure.

    • 21 min
    MOGA 21 highlights: meet the YOGA research award winners

    MOGA 21 highlights: meet the YOGA research award winners

    In this MOGA 21 highlights episode Dr Christina Teng, winner of this year's YOGA oral abstract prize, discusses her work looking into just how long chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) persists that provides some fascinating insights that could help clinicians discuss the side effect with patients.

    We also speak to Dr Wei Hong, winner of this year's poster presentation, who discusses his latest work looking into a new approach to conducting oncology clinical trials that could save much needed time and money.

    • 15 min

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Australian viewpoints in medical specialties. Well worth a listen

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