An artist’s rendering of the minor planet 10199 Chariklo, with rings. Credit: ESO/L. Calçada/M. Kornmesser/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)
Vanessa Vaughan is a PhD student with the Molecular Nutrition Unit at Deakin University’s School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the use of nutritional therapies for preventing and treating cancer cachexia, a muscle wasting condition affecting many cancer patients.