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See how researcher Kathryn McGuckin Wuertz is trying to understand the relationship between infectious diseases and neurological diseases
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Kathryn McGuckin Wuertz is trying to understand the relationship between infectious diseases and neurological diseases. McGuckin Wuertz is a Major in the U.S. Army stationed at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Maryland. Prior to this, she was a Pathobiology student in the Gale Lab at the University of Washington’s Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease. There she used the Allen Institute’s publicly available resources to study a protein in the brain called STING. You can read more about this research in journal PLOS Pathogens: STING is required for host defense against neuropathological West Nile virus infection.