Science and Technology

Safer brain biopsies pioneered in Adelaide

Posted on: Thu 20 Dec 2018

Brain biopsies are a common invasive procedure used to diagnose tumours and other diseases.

Now, a new seeing biopsy needle developed by researchers at University of Adelaide to make brain surgery safer has been successful in human trials.

Professor Robert McLaughlin, Chair of Biophotonics in the University of Adelaide’s Medical School joined Nick on Breakfast to talk about this breakthrough.

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Produced by Nick Ward


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