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Veritalk Monsters: Episode 2 - Parasites

18 minutes

Some monsters live inside us. PhD candidate in Biological Sciences in Public Health Maddy McFarland studies Trypanosoma cruzi, a parasite that transforms its shape to sneak inside our cells and makes us sick. The scariest part: Our cells can’t signal that they’re infected until it’s too late.

Full Transcript: https://gsas.harvard.edu/news/stories/veritalk-monsters-episode-2-parasites

The Veritalk Team:

Host/Producer: Anna Fisher-Pinkert

Executive Producer: Ann Hall

Sound Designer: Ian Coss

Logo Designer: Emily Crowell

Special thanks to the lab of Barbara Burleigh, professor of immunology and infectious diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and to the National Institutes of Health, which funds the research of the Burleigh lab.

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