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About: cparnold

HHMI Postdoctoral Researcher in the S√°nchez Lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, MO. Exploring the interplay between the microbiome, innate immune system, and regeneration by studying the planarian Schmidtea mediterranea.

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Turning lemons into lemonade…sick planarians reveal link between microbiome and regeneration

Posted by on September 30th, 2016

Commentary on Pathogenic shifts in endogenous microbiota impede tissue regeneration via distinct activation of TAK1/MKK/p38 in eLife 2016; 5: e16793 DOI:   During our research as biologists we endure numerous problems, failures, and setbacks in our efforts to advance scientific knowledge. But sometimes the very problems we encounter are opportunities in disguise. This was[…]