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NIH R21 grant to Asia Korecka and Laurie Cox!

An NIH R21 grant has been awarded to Joanna (Asia) Korecka, in Instructor in the Division and Lab. Dr Laurie Cox, an Assistant Professor of Neurology, is co-PI. The grant is entitled, “Investigating how the microbiota modulates neuroinflammatory signaling and neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease and dementia.” The work builds from a very exciting study our lab is spearheading with collaborators in Spain to identify the cause of variable penetrance in a family harboring a dominant alpha-synuclein mutation. Congratulations, Asia and Laurie!!!

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