Dr. Stephen McCarthy • Painkillers and Spider Venom

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About this Episode

In this episode Oliver, Finley and Stacy interview Dr. Stephen McCarthy who has been researching how to make painkillers from peptides found in spider venom. Dr. Stephen McCarthy explains what pain is, how you feel it and his research on a peptide called Protoxin-II. They also learn how painkillers are trialed and tested.

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