Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Nadia Rosenthal: How Will Our Bodies Keep Up With Technology? And What Will that Mean for Society?


In this talk at the Creative Innovation 2012 conference, Professor Nadia Rosenthal discusses the impact of modern technology and environmental stresses on human biology. Nadia Rosenthal obtained her PhD in 1981 from Harvard Medical School and trained as a postdoctoral fellow at NIH, then directed a biomedical research laboratory at Harvard Medical School, and served for a decade at the New England Journal of Medicine as editor of the Molecular Medicine series. Rosenthal is currently serving as Director of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, based at Monash University.

Professor Rosenthal’s research focuses on muscle and cardiac developmental genetics and the role of growth factors and stem cells in tissue regeneration, with over 160 primary research articles and prominent reviews in high impact international journals, including general reviews for Scientific American. She has attracted sponsored research funding from major pharmaceutical companies including Amgen, Genzyme and Novartis for her translational studies.

November 2012.

Nadia Rosenthal - How Will Our Bodies Keep Up With Technology?

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