The Case for Virus Origin of Neurodegenerative Diseases Is Getting Stronger and More Important

But if I told you this two decades ago, you’d think I’m crazy.

Shin Jie Yong, MSc (Res)
Microbial Instincts
8 min readJan 11, 2024

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In the 1990s, Dr. Ruth Itzhaki, now an emeritus professor of neuroscience at the University of Machester, often faced disheartening grant rejections. Without the grant money, scientists have no means to…

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Shin Jie Yong, MSc (Res)
Microbial Instincts

Named Standford's world top 1% scientists | Independent science writer and researcher | Medium boost program's nominator | Powerlifter with national records