Research on Scoliosis and Guppies!

In 2009, TOPS director Martha Carter and filmmaker Clancy Dennehy visited the Simon Fraser University Scoliosis Research Centre in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. They spoke with genetic researchers Felix Breden and Kristen Fay Gorman about their work with the 'curveback' guppy, with the goal of uncovering the many mysteries about scoliosis.

Click below to watch the video of Martha's visit to their research lab!


For more information on the fascinating discoveries with scoliosis and guppies, listen to this KFG Podcast with Dr. Kristen Fay Gorman, conducted at Martha Carter’s TOPS Studio in 2011. Note: podcast content is very similar to the video above, so choose your favourite format!