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John Cryan contributes to the BBC – Made of Stronger Stuff episode “The Appendix”


Our bodies reflect change in the world around us. Psychologist Kimberley Wilson and Dr Xand van Tulleken take a journey around the human body – one body part at a time – asking, how much control do we have? In this episode, they discover the truth about an organ long dismissed as useless: the appendix.

Kimberley Wilsons “Gut Guru”, Prof John Cryan explains the relationship between the gut microbiome and Parkinson’s disease, citing a recent brain imaging study that suggests the existence of a “Gut-First” Parkinson’s disease.

Catch up on the episode here