NIH Grant Supports Work Into Microbiome, Cognitive Problems in Parkinson’s

NIH Grant Supports Work Into Microbiome, Cognitive Problems in Parkinson’s

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NIH Grant Supports Work Into Microbiome, Cognitive Problems in Parkinson’s

A four-year, $441,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will support research into the role of the gut microbiome — the population of microorganisms living in the intestines— in neuroinflammation and memory loss in people with Parkinson’s disease. The grant was given to scientists at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB), who will work with colleagues at the University of California Los Angeles, the University of California Riverside, and Loma Linda University Health. Cognitive impairments and dementia…

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