Low on funds? Enjoy being inbed? Don’t mind needles? Well, sounds like you’re a perfect candidate for a clinical drug trial!
For those of you who’ve never really thought about how a drug gets from concept to the pharmacy shelves, clinical drug trials are sets of tests in medical research that generate safety and efficacy data for medical interventions.
Depending on the type of product, investigators (like CMAX based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital) usually need a number of volunteers to be their human guineapigs before they can approve a drug to be released to the general public.
For this week’s Ally Cat-Chat, Nick Pipe, Jennie Lenman, and Mason Krollig share their thoughts on clinical drug trials and discuss how much they would need to be paid before they let a medical student remove one of their toes and attempt to re-attach it…
What do you get when you mix members of top Adelaide bands The Honey Pies, The British Robots, Central Deli Band and Cheer Advisory Council with an exceptionally talented mandolin player reared on folk music? The Wild Things! A who’s who of local musicians fusing bluegrass, rock, country and 60s pop to deliver melodic, harmonic and timeless songs.
The five piece are set to release their debut album At The Crossroad in March but in the meantime you can catch them live at Ed Castle this Friday night. Band members Hugh, Mark, Alex and Luke stopped by the Streetcast studio ahead of the show for a chat with Danni Frangos and to play a couple of live tracks, including a stripped back Blur cover!
Honest, beautiful and delicate folk pop with and angelic melodies– that’s what you get when you see local singer/songwriter Naomi Keyte, whether she’s playing solo, or performing in much-loved and acclaimed local bands, the Transatlantics or Gold Bloom.
Naomi joined Jennie in the studio ahead of her gig at the Cranker to support MS Research to talk inspriation, happiness, gigs and perform ‘Balance’ and ‘Glass Bottle’ live.
Proud vegetarian Patrick Meynell is a stand-up comedian and full time media student whose hobbies include reading in the bathroom and “extreme Nurfing.”
Although he’s only been performing comedy in Adelaide for the past six months, he’s already made a name for himself with several performances at both the Rhino Room and the Crown & Anchor Hotel leaving audiences begging for more!
Patrick joined Mason Krollig, Jennie Lenman and Nick Pipe in the studio to talk about his blossoming comedy career.