Catriona Nguyen-Robertson – Exercise takes your immune system for a ride

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Catriona Nguyen-Robertson - Exercise takes your immune system for a ride

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  Last updated May 20, 2019 at 12:27 pm

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Every now and again you just need to sing it out. That’s what Catriona Nguyen-Robertson (The Doherty Institute, University of Melbourne) did at FameLab Australia, as she sang her way through explaining the way exercise impacts our immune system.


Sometimes, exercise can make you sick. Catriona Nguyen-Robertson researches the relationship between exercise and immune system response. In particular, she tracks immune cells after exercise in order to identify the changes in its function and how this affects athletes, and individuals with weaker immune systems.


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