Foodie Pharmacology Podcast

Addiction & the Gut-Grain Axis with Dr. Vanessa Sperandio

August 15, 2022

New science is emerging that the chemical signals read by our brain (neurotransmitters) also impact the gut. Each of us has a complex gut microbiome composed of many different species, but did you know that some gut bacteria have receptors for neurotransmitters? I speak with leading microbiologist, Dr. Vanessa Sperandio, about research on cocaine addiction behavior and bacterial cell-signaling in the gut. 

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