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Sarkis Mazmanian

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Luis B. and Nelly Soux Professor of Microbiology
Heritage Medical Research Institute Investigator

Mazmanian is leading research into how the gut microbiome impacts and communicates with the immune and nervous systems. His work is specifically focused on how this two-way internal communication highway, known as the “gut-brain axis,” influences complex diseases of the brain, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.