Biochemist Bridget Stocker on Radio NZ

Malaghan Institute biochemist Bridget Stocker was interviewed by Kathryn Ryan on Radio New Zealand’s Nine to Noon Show.

Dr Stocker shares her background in New Zealand and Switzerland and talks about her current research, which focuses on the use of carbohydrates to stimulate an immune response against cancer. She also weighs in on the current debate over funding for new and early career scientists.

From the RNZ Site: Dr Bridget Stocker is a synthetic organic chemist (or medicinal chemist) at the Malaghan Institute. She discusses the intense scientific investigations involved in the search for cures for common diseases like cancer and diabetes.