MIT Scientists Building Artificial Gut to Study Bacteria’s Influence on Parkinson’s, Other Diseases

MIT Scientists Building Artificial Gut to Study Bacteria’s Influence on Parkinson’s, Other Diseases
MIT Lincoln Laboratory researchers are developing an artificial gut to study how the human microbiome — the trillions of microorganisms and their genetic material that live within our body, and are as unique to a person as fingerprints — influences the onset and progression of diseases linked to changes in gut bacterial constitution, such as Parkinson’s disease. The so-called “gut-brain ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-10-10By Catarina Silva, MSc