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Study finds no evidence of chronic wasting disease transmissibility in macaques

Study finds no evidence of chronic wasting disease transmissibility in macaques

Mice study illustrates potential risks associated with prion transmission

Mice study illustrates potential risks associated with prion transmission

TSRI research offers explanation for why neurons die off in Parkinson's disease

TSRI research offers explanation for why neurons die off in Parkinson's disease

Plymouth researcher receives grant to further investigate causes of hereditary neuro-tumors

Plymouth researcher receives grant to further investigate causes of hereditary neuro-tumors

Amyloid protein may be transmitted through neurosurgical instruments, study suggests

Amyloid protein may be transmitted through neurosurgical instruments, study suggests

NIH scientists modify new RT-QuIC assay to detect Parkinson's, dementia with Lewy bodies

NIH scientists modify new RT-QuIC assay to detect Parkinson's, dementia with Lewy bodies

‘Sushi-like’ nanodiscs provide structural snapshots of misfolding proteins

‘Sushi-like’ nanodiscs provide structural snapshots of misfolding proteins

Researchers win NIH grants for Alzheimer's research on Amish resilience and rapid onset

Researchers win NIH grants for Alzheimer's research on Amish resilience and rapid onset

Study points to possible targets for therapeutic intervention in the fight against ALS

Study points to possible targets for therapeutic intervention in the fight against ALS

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patients harbor infectious prions in their skin

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patients harbor infectious prions in their skin

Scientists detect pathological prion protein in skin of CJD patients

Scientists detect pathological prion protein in skin of CJD patients

Scientists develop new method to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the lab

Scientists develop new method to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the lab

SBP researchers identify new protective function for brain protein genetically linked to Alzheimer's

SBP researchers identify new protective function for brain protein genetically linked to Alzheimer's

New synthetic genetic tool measures and manipulates protein aggregation in live cells

New synthetic genetic tool measures and manipulates protein aggregation in live cells

Study identifies novel molecular interactions that explain cognitive defects in Parkinson's disease

Study identifies novel molecular interactions that explain cognitive defects in Parkinson's disease

Researchers discover important link between Parkinson's and prion diseases

Researchers discover important link between Parkinson's and prion diseases

Protein research could pave way to potential treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Protein research could pave way to potential treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

New antibodies may halt key pathological mechanisms across several neurological diseases

New antibodies may halt key pathological mechanisms across several neurological diseases

Scientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALS

Scientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALS

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors