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Study demonstrates causal relationship between onset of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and general surgery

Study demonstrates causal relationship between onset of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and general surgery

New insight into transmission of prion diseases

New insight into transmission of prion diseases

Eye test to detect cattle infected with Mad Cow Disease

Eye test to detect cattle infected with Mad Cow Disease

Highlights from June 2010 issue of American Journal of Pathology

Highlights from June 2010 issue of American Journal of Pathology

Cellular IPOD plays role in prion biology

Cellular IPOD plays role in prion biology

IGEN Networks signs MOU with Bio Business Development

IGEN Networks signs MOU with Bio Business Development

Researchers develop simple urine test to predict and diagnose preeclampsia

Researchers develop simple urine test to predict and diagnose preeclampsia

Pall launches Leukotrap Affinity Plus Prion and Leukocyte Reduction Filter System

Pall launches Leukotrap Affinity Plus Prion and Leukocyte Reduction Filter System

Normal protein can be converted into prion that causes fatal brain diseases in humans

Normal protein can be converted into prion that causes fatal brain diseases in humans

TUM biophysicists map changes in energy landscape of zipper-like protein molecule

TUM biophysicists map changes in energy landscape of zipper-like protein molecule

New findings may yield novel therapies for chronic neurodegenerative diseases

New findings may yield novel therapies for chronic neurodegenerative diseases

Research may point to more effective therapeutic targets for prion diseases

Research may point to more effective therapeutic targets for prion diseases

Proline repeats make teeth strong and resilient

Proline repeats make teeth strong and resilient

Researchers follow steps that lead some tumor cells to establish metastases

Researchers follow steps that lead some tumor cells to establish metastases

Cellular prion protein and epileptic seizures: researchers find new role

Cellular prion protein and epileptic seizures: researchers find new role

Scientists anticipate new approaches in drug development to combat prion infection

Scientists anticipate new approaches in drug development to combat prion infection

University of Leeds scientists' discovery could lead to new treatment route for  BSE and CJD

University of Leeds scientists' discovery could lead to new treatment route for BSE and CJD

Amorfix Life Sciences detects prions in blood from non-human primates that were orally-infected with BSE

Amorfix Life Sciences detects prions in blood from non-human primates that were orally-infected with BSE

Amorfix Life Sciences signs sale and distribution agreement with Cedarlane Laboratories

Amorfix Life Sciences signs sale and distribution agreement with Cedarlane Laboratories

Study reveals large structural differences between natural prions and man-made synthetic analogs

Study reveals large structural differences between natural prions and man-made synthetic analogs