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Meet Some Of The People Who Volunteer Themselves To Advances In Medical Science At SAHMRI

Monday 15 January 2018

 

From South Australian newspaper the Sunday Mail:

 

Jenny Kinmont, Penelope McMillian, Maddie West, Cecil Camilleri, and Josh Haste
Volunteers Jenny Kinmont, Penelope McMillan,
Maddie West, Cecil Camilleri and
Josh Haste at the SAHMRI.
(Source: News Limited)
 

Meet some of the people who volunteer themselves to advances in medical science at SAHMRI

THEY are the altruistic “guinea pigs” — aged 9 to almost 80 — who advance the cause of medical science by giving their time and insights — not to mention blood and hair samples — for the sole purpose of helping others. Martina Simos reports.

By Martina Simos
Sunday Mail (SA)
13 January 2018
News Limited Copyright © 2018

THEY put their bodies on the line, trial new medicines, submit to tests and answer probing, personal questions — all to help us all lead healthier, happier lives.

Medical research volunteers are a special breed, coming from all ages and walks of life. Beyond recouping a few minor personal expenses, they gain only the satisfaction of serving the greater good.

“Their motivation is entirely selfless and giving,’’ says SAHMRI researcher Dr Michael Musker.

 

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