Caltech Team to Use $11M ASAP Grant to Study Gut-brain Connection

Caltech Team to Use $11M ASAP Grant to Study Gut-brain Connection

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Caltech Team to Use $11M ASAP Grant to Study Gut-brain Connection

A team of researchers at Caltech will be looking into the interactions between the brain and the gut in Parkinson’s, in the hope of uncovering how their interaction may affect the disease. Studies are noting abnormalities in the gastrointestinal environment of Parkinson’s patients, and a better understanding of “gut-brain connections” in this disease may lead to new ways of treating it. The project is being funded by a grant of more than $11 million from the…

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