Puzzling out Parkinson's


The various symptoms of Parkinson’s all stem from the aggregation of a misfolded protein, alpha-synuclein, and new research focuses on disrupting this process by figuring out how a bug lurking in the gut microbiome ends up in the brain.

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Meet Christopher Whitfield


Christopher Whitfield, a new associate editor at the Journal of Biological Chemistry, discusses how he interrogates bacterial polysaccharides and sustains football fandom.

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