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Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Microglia, From Being a WWII Orphan to the Nobel Prize

About the Guest: Dr. Mario Capecchi is a professor of genetics at the University of Utah & Nobel laureate. Episode Summary: Nick talks to Mario Capecchi, PhD about: his latest work in neurobiology, looking at the role of microglia in anxiety & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); his Nobel Prize-winning work in molecular genetics; molecular biology & genetics; his childhood experiences as an orphan in Italy during World War II; immigrating to the US; his education & scientific career; his exercise & diet; advice for aspiring scientists; and more.

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