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Welcome to the week.

Don’t miss our newest podcast conversation with returning guest, Dr. Srijan Sen.

Srijan returns this week to dive into serotonin, SRRIs, and other treatments for depression. More details below!

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This week:

  • 🦟Ancient malaria DNA

  • 🌲Reforestation wins

  • 🥕Plant-based Bezos

  • 🤖 Anglo-AI

  • And more

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The Best Depression Treatment For You

You know you're stressed. You know you're anxious.

Do you have depression?

And do you need to know the latest in the biology of how the brain works and depression works or doesn't work and whether the gut is involved in getting meaningful help?

That's today's big question, and this conversation is a follow-up to our last couple of conversations about the brain, the gut, and depression, with returning guest, Srijan Sen.

Srijan is still the Francis and Kenneth Eisenberg Professor of Depression and Neurosciences at the University of Michigan and the Director of the Francis and Kenneth Eisenberg and Family Depression Center. 

His leading research focuses on the interactions between genes and the environment and their effect on stress, anxiety, and depression.

📖 Prefer to read? Get the transcript here.

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