Ep. 48- Are Herbal Supplements Effective? Using Modern Science to Investigate Ancient Medicines with Tayler Catherine

Tayler is a PhD candidate in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia. Her research focuses on the pharmacology and toxicology of supposed ‘fertility-boosting’ herbal supplements on sperm cells, using flow cytometry to elucidate their effects at a cellular level. She is also a science communicator in her spare time, and posts regular pharmacology-based series online. You can find her on Instagram at @taylercatherine

Link to a good general review on oxidative stress: https://www.nature.com/articles/35041687
Link to a review of herbal medicine safety issues: https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2017/206/2/what-risks-do-herbal-products-pose-australian-community

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