TWiN 39: Virus-like capsids trigger paraneoplastic disease

April 26, 2023

Junjie from Jason’s lab joins TWiN to discuss the observation that the cell gene PNMA2 encodes non-enveloped virus-like capsids that induce autoantibodies which underlie paraneoplastic syndrome.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Jason Shepherd, Timothy Cheung, and Junjie Xu

Click arrow to play
Download TWiN 039 (39 MB .mp3, 65 min)
Subscribe (free): Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsRSS

Music is by Ronald Jenkees

Send your neuroscience questions and comments to

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *