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Researchers Under the Scope

Feb 28, 2021

To crack the causes of metabolic disease, Dr. Changting Xiao is peering into the "black box" of the human gut.

As a boy, Xiao frequently ran homemade experiments, trying to figure out how systems work. Over the decades that followed, he observed an 'epidemic' increase in diabetes, obesity, strokes and heart disease.


Feb 14, 2021

"Western medicine can give you the heart of another person, but no meaningful direction on how to lead a good life with that heart," said Dr. Caroline Tait.

That's the dilemma many Indigenous people face, as disproportionately early deaths and chronic disease boost the need for organ transplants. 

"Our whole public...