Scouse Science Podcast: The Muscle Edition – Thursday, 16 December, 1pm

Liverpool FC club doctor, Dr Jim Moxon, and University of Liverpool’s Professor Anne McArdle, will be guests for the next episode of Scouse Science, taking place on Thursday, 16 December, 1pm – 2pm.

This episode is all about muscle – maximising its potential on the football field, minimising its deterioration as we age, and an amazing experiment sending muscle to the International Space Station.

Dr Jim Moxon joined Liverpool FC as the head of sports medicine and fitness at the Academy in the summer of 2016, before moving to Melwood in 2020 in the role of club doctor. You can follow him @JimMoxon on Twitter.

The University of Liverpool’s Professor Anne McArdle is about to launch a MicroAge experiment in Florida working in partnership with the UK Space Agency to send muscle cells up to the ISS to study age-related loss of muscle mass in microgravity. You can learn more about it at: and follow Anne on Twitter @Anne91011.

Professor Tom Solomon is Director of the UK’s Emerging Infections Research Unit based as the University of Liverpool, is on the NHS front line at the Walton Neuro Centre and Royal Liverpool University Hospital, and appears regularly on television and radio discussing science. You can follow him @RunningMadProf on Twitter.

Holly Ellis really is a Scouse Scientist. Having studied undergraduate Biological Sciences at Oxford University, she’s now a Clinical Scientist in Genomics with the NHS. You can follow her @ScientistScouse on Twitter, and find original content on her YouTube channel, The Scouse Scientist.

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