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Uploaded on Oct 18, 2010
'The Scanner' is the winner of the Digital Revolutions Award at the Sheffield Documentary Festival 2010.
The film shows how the latest computing technology influences the lives of patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome - a rare genetic condition that causes near permanent hunger, leading in turn to chronic obesity. Dr Alastair Garfield and Kate McAllister MA explain how technology is helping scientists change the lives of sufferers for the better.
Directed by Edward McGown, DoP Robert Hollingworth & original score by Matthew Sharp.