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Professor Zane Andrews is an acknowledged expert in his field, and his views are sought regularly by the media.
- CSIRO profiting from weight loss pill with no scientific backing., The Age, March 2019
- Are you hangry? Good Health magazine, October 2018
- Brain study shows you like hot chips even if you believe you don’t, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, WAToday, Canberra Times, Brisbane Times, June 2018
- TV - Channel 7 Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney: Researchers have discovered people are hardwired to crave fatty foods and carbohydrates.
- Radio – Newstalk ZB, New Zealand National Radio; Interview with Heather du Pleissis-Allan
- Radio – ABC Illawara, Interview with Fairlie Hamilton
- Sugar could rot your memory. So, how long does it take to reverse?, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, May 2018
- Alarming number of Australians skip lunch break, study finds, The NewDaily, April 2018
- What sugar really does to your brain, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Live radio interview on Radio LIVE, Summer afternoon talk with Richard Green (NZ national radio program), Stuff, January 2018
- Sweeteners in high doses may raise type-2 diabetes risk, SciMex, and 3AQ radio interview, September 2017
- Brains of obese people may fail to detect when obese people full, Melbourne scientists say, The Herald Sun, March 2017
- We found out if fat really makes you fat, Huffington Post, November 2016
- We found out if it really takes 20 minutes to feel full. Huffington Post, November 2016
- Are we drinking smoothies all wrong? We asked an expert. Huffington Post, October 2016
Media coverage about A/Prof Zane’s research:
- Fine tune your diet and exercise for permanent weight loss, Times News Online, April 2017
- Media coverage based on published Cell Reports article “Reichenbach A…..Andrews ZB. AgRP neurons require carnitine acetyltransferase (Crat) to regulate metabolic flexibility and peripheral nutrient partitioning. Accepted in Cell Reports 2018 22, 1745-59.
- The Age (front page), Sydney Morning Herald, The Herald Sun, Today (Channel 9 live interview), Sunrise (Channel 7 live interview), Channel 7 news at 6, Channel 9 News at 6, Radio 3AW, ABC “Your body wants to be fat. Science wants to change its mind”, February 2018
- Press summary: The end of yo-yo dieting? Monash researchers uncover brain switch that controls fat burning, February 2018
- 2016 Media coverage based on published article “Bayliss JA, Stark R, Lemus M, Santos VV, Thompson A, Rees D, Galic S, Elsworth J, Kemp BE, Davies JS, Andrews ZB. Ghrelin-AMPK signaling mediates the neuroprotective effects of Calorie Restriction in Parkinson's Disease. Journal of Neuroscience 2016 36(10):3049-63”;
- Drugs to stimulate ghrelin hormone could protect against Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, Grant McArthur Health Editor Herald Sun March 8, 2016.
- Press summary: Feeling Hungry – a possible way to prevent neurodegenerative diseases, March 2016
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