Australia Day saw Queensland scientist and researcher Alan Mackay-Sim awarded Australian of the Year. The honour follows his groundbreaking work in the area of spinal cord regeneration, described as the equivalent of the moon landing.
96five’s Ilija caught up with Professor Mackay-Sim to chat about the hope that his work gives to those with spinal cord injuries and if that famous mustache has a life of it’s own!
To listen to the interview broadcast on 96five earlier this week click the sound link below. To read more about Professor Mackay-Sim’s work visit the official Australian of the Year honor roll.