The Microbe Discovery Project

A patient-led initiative supporting Dr. Ian Lipkin & Dr. Mady Hornig's ME/CFS research
at the Columbia University Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, New York.

Alzheimer’s and Pathogens: Changing how we understand the microbiome

Alzheimer’s and Pathogens: Changing how we understand the microbiome

The following is a summary with excerpts from Aeon’s “A bug for Alzheimer’s?” which discusses how microbes may be implicated in a chronic brain disease. It may seem not so relevant to ME/CFS, but CII’s own Dr. Mady Hornig discusses the strategies and challenges associated with linking microbiome differences or infections (even infections outside the brain!) to complex brainRead more about Alzheimer’s and Pathogens: Changing how we understand the microbiome[…]