Season Two Commencing 25 January
Podcast Host Steve Davis
Dr Travis Brown General Pathologist

This Pathological Life

Produced by Clinpath Pathology in South Australia.

Episode Twenty Five | The 12 Podcasts of Christmas

Wednesday, 23 December 2020 | Dr Travis Brown and Charlie-Helen Robinson

Steve reflects, "A spoonful of podcast helps the medicine go down."

Episode Twenty Four | Radiation | Invisible death

Monday, 21 December 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

The discovery of radiation was a monumental achievement in human history.

Episode Twenty Three | Health IT Security | Avoiding the flat line

Thursday, 17 December 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Our special guests:

Dr Nick Tellis, GP and Owner PartridgeGP

and John Stronner, Chief Executive Officer | Loftus Technology Group + Certified Data Protection Officer

Episode Twenty Two | Drugs of Addiction | Medicinal binds

Monday, 14 December 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Our special guest Dr Devika Thomas

Episode Twenty One | Health Data and Data Governance | Coming of Age

Thursday, 10 December 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Health data is the most personal official records we will ever have.

Episode Twenty | Helicobacter pylori | The No Acid No Ulcer Fallacy

Monday, 07 December 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Our interview is with Professor Barry Marshall who navigates the lows of persistent knockbacks through to the worldwide tour that lead to the Nobel Prize in 2005.

Episode Nineteen | Endometriosis – The tragedy of the wandering womb

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Since ancient times, all manner of diseases have been attributed to the uterus.

Episode Eighteen | CML | Cancer's Magic bul-Let

Friday, 20 November 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

'You have cancer'

Episode Seventeen | Alcohol | The Intemperance Of Humankind

Thursday, 05 November 2020 | Dr Travis brown

The urgency for testing alcohol intoxication arrived with the increasing popularity of cars that shifted the automobile from a form of transport to a potential weapon.

Episode Sixteen | Tuberculosis | TB Downunder

Monday, 26 October 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Via the first ever Pathology Report from Melbourne Hospital (now Royal Melbourne Hospital), we explore this infectious disease that continues to have a devastating impact to this day.

Episode Fifteen | Diabetes Mellitus | The Honey Siphon

Monday, 19 October 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

We now have the resources to manage and even potentially prevent this disease; but will we choose to do so?

Episode Fourteen | EBV The Perfect Parasite

Monday, 12 October 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Studying the world’s most perfect parasite.

Episode Thirteen | Chromosomal abnormalities | Survivable triplicates

Thursday, 01 October 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Chromosomal abnormalities are often incompatible with life.

Episode Twelve | The Great Macedonian Mystery

Thursday, 17 September 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Through the lens of modern medicine and pathology, we focus on this ‘Great man’ of history and ask: what did he die from?

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Friday, 11 September 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

This episode is in collaboration with special guest, Dennis Strenk, Milwaukee Pathologists' Assistant

Episode Ten | Pathologists | Origin Stories

Wednesday, 02 September 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Everyone has a story…

Episode Nine | Transitional Crossroads

Monday, 31 August 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

This episode includes interviews with Dr Devika Thomas and Dr Nicole Sladden.

Episode Eight | Mesothelioma An undisolvable problem

Wednesday, 26 August 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

This podcast includes an interview with Dr Fergus Whitehead

Episode Seven | Prostrate | A Seminal Problem

Friday, 07 August 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Our interview is with Dr Bradley Webster, Histopathologist specialising in Uropathology and Lymphoid Pathology and this section of the podcast is eligible for 1 RACGP CPD point – self reporting.

Episode Six | Inherited bleeding disorders | Blue Bleeding

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Our interview is with Dr Nicholas Myles regarding our current understanding of Haemophilia A, Haemophilia B, von Willebrand disease, and platelet disorders.

Episode Five | A Pathological Addiction to Catering

Monday, 03 August 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

A pathological addiction to catering: the story of Typhoid Mary

Episode Four | A Pox On Both Your Houses

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

The eradication of Smallpox: an unmatched medical triumph.

Episode Three | The Black Tumour

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

This podcast includes an interview with Dr Craig James MBBS (Hons), FRCPA, AACD and this section of the podcast conducted by Dr Craig James is eligible for 1 RACGP CPD point – self reporting.

Episode Two | COVID-19 and epidemiology | Anatomy of a Pandemic

Thursday, 16 July 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Through the prism of COVID-19 and epidemiology, we examine different epidemics and pandemics throughout history.

Episode One | This Pathological Life | What is Pathology?

Monday, 06 July 2020 | Dr Travis Brown

Pathology is by definition: the study of disease.

Pathology is about understanding.

Updated Monday, 11 January 2021