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See how researcher Kathryn McGuckin Wuertz is trying to understand the relationship between infectious diseases and neurological diseases

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.


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