The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: What, Why, and How to Maintain Gut and Brain Health

CLICK HERE FOR MOBILE VERSION (VERTICAL) This article is a breakdown of a recently published review paper, Harnessing the Power of …

Ep 26: Traumatic brain injury and CTE Roundtable with Connor and Julian

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI). CTE is mainly …

Episode 17: Addiction and Sex differences in the Brain with Jean Rivera

————————————————————————————————— Jean completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico (UPRM) majoring in Chemistry, with minors in Psychology …

Episode 15: Promising New Treatments for Parkinson Disease with Irene Gonzalez

  Today we sit down and talk with Irene Gonzalez about Parkinson Disease. Irene is a Master student who is …

Episode 14: The Immune System and Fat Metabolism with Ricky Barrett

This week we talk with Ricky Barrett, a PhD candidate at the University of Central Florida (UCF).  Ricky researches the …

Episode 13: Amyloid Beta: Villain, or Hero in Alzheimer’s Disease?

Just Released! – Maya published a great review on Amyloid Beta’s antimicrobial properties in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease!    Free download …

Episode 10: How does food affect our brain? Nutritional Neuroscience with Miguel Mateas

Today we interview Miguel Mateas about the intriguing field of nutritional neuroscience: how does the food we eat affect our …

Episode 9: Should I be worried about Zika? Flaviviruses with Mafalda

This interview stars Mafalda Farelo, a cellular biologist currently doing her PhD on flaviviruses, specifically the Zika virus. We talk …

Episode 6: Inflammation Roundtable- Practical Strategies

What is inflammation?  Is it all bad? Why is it linked to virtually all chronic diseases?  Answers and practical strategies …