Sewage in Cahokia Heights is still making people sick. Asst. Professor in Arts & Sciences, Theresa Gildner, a public health Faculty Scholar has been studying the problem since 2022.
They may not cause a zombie apocalypses, but there are brain-intrusive parasites that have evolved to manipulate their hosts! Asst. Professor of Biological Anthropology, and public health Faculty Scholar, Theresa Gildner in Arts & Sciences, explains.
Asst. Prof. of Anthropology, Theresa Gildner says people infected with bacteria/parasites in Cahokia Heights are “worse off than indigenous people of South America.”
Asst. Professor of Biological Anthropology and Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Theresa Gildner weighs in on the impact of parasitic infections in low-income communities with state-neglected sewage systems.
If you’ve watched HBO’s “The Last of Us”, you know what a scary fungus in humans looks like. But it is real? Biological Anthropologist and Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Theresa Gildner discusses.
Anthropologist & Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar, Theresa Gildner, led a study that found parasitic infections are probably widespread in low-resource communities in the southern U.S.