Hope vs Hype and the promise of stem cells

Professor Megan Munsie and Saed Fahd

Professor Megan Munsie is the Head of the Engagement, Ethics and Policy Program at Stem Cells Australia and the Deputy Director of the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Stem Cell Systems, and is interested in the implications of stem cell science both in the lab and in the community.

Her lab at the University of Melbourne focuses on how people view and understand stem cell science as well as to inform national and international policy responses to key issues.

Read more about her research in "Who will help me?"

Listen to Professor Megan Munsie and Honours student Saed Fahd share an insight into their research and how they work with general practitioners and patient support groups to develop resources about the promise and realities of stem cell research.

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