Professor McDermott calls in Disease Detectives

25 August 2014

Professor Robyn McDermott sends in the disease detectives against the "obesity epidemic,"from Cafe Scientifique at the Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns.

Presenting amongst a group of James Cook University researchers, dedicated to understanding threats and impacts on our tropical lives, Robyn discussed genetic and cultural predispositions to obesity and our emerging understanding of how our digestive systems are affected by modern lifestyles.

This was an "Inspiring Australia" initiative, suppported by the Australian Government as part of National Science week, with the support of Cairns Regional Council.

 

Cafe Scientifique Cairns 21 Aug 2014 Robyn McDermott Why are some people fat and others not.pptx

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