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Alzheimer's may originate in a form similar to that of infectious prion diseases

Alzheimer's may originate in a form similar to that of infectious prion diseases

Researchers’ discovery may revolutionize treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease

Researchers’ discovery may revolutionize treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease

FoxM1 protein plays a critical role in development of medulloblastomas

FoxM1 protein plays a critical role in development of medulloblastomas

Researchers discover several chemical compounds against human prion diseases

Researchers discover several chemical compounds against human prion diseases

PREVENT licenses Amorfix's ProMIS to develop vaccines against misfolded prion diseases

PREVENT licenses Amorfix's ProMIS to develop vaccines against misfolded prion diseases

MAVS prion-like proteins are involved in innate immunity: Discovery

MAVS prion-like proteins are involved in innate immunity: Discovery

Specific yeast protein can promote spontaneous prion formation

Specific yeast protein can promote spontaneous prion formation

PrioNet Canada awards University of Western Ontario $600,000 to study neurodegenerative disorders

PrioNet Canada awards University of Western Ontario $600,000 to study neurodegenerative disorders

Researchers identify altered expression of endogenous retroviruses in BSE-infected macaques

Researchers identify altered expression of endogenous retroviruses in BSE-infected macaques

Key trigger to rare but deadly neurodegenerative disease

Key trigger to rare but deadly neurodegenerative disease

Insight into new prion formation

Insight into new prion formation

Travel, hunting, and venison consumption linked to prion diseases

Travel, hunting, and venison consumption linked to prion diseases

CSEW fails to protect public health by refusing to take part in variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease study

CSEW fails to protect public health by refusing to take part in variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease study

More opportunities to develop therapies for protein misfolding

More opportunities to develop therapies for protein misfolding

New research may shed light on possible treatments for prion diseases

New research may shed light on possible treatments for prion diseases

First disease-specific biomarker for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease identified

First disease-specific biomarker for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease identified

Aminothiazoles as therapeutic leads for prion diseases

Aminothiazoles as therapeutic leads for prion diseases

Researchers identify normal movement mechanisms of PrPC in brain

Researchers identify normal movement mechanisms of PrPC in brain

Blood test for screening mad cow disease to come soon: Study

Blood test for screening mad cow disease to come soon: Study

Damaged alpha-synuclein proteins can spread in a 'prion-like' manner: Study

Damaged alpha-synuclein proteins can spread in a 'prion-like' manner: Study