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Prion protein could play a role in depression

Prion protein could play a role in depression

New study reveals how infectious proteins spread from gut to the brain

New study reveals how infectious proteins spread from gut to the brain

New monoclonal antibodies may provide blueprint for effective Alzheimer's disease treatments

New monoclonal antibodies may provide blueprint for effective Alzheimer's disease treatments

New study confirms neuroprotective role of PrPC against epilepsy

New study confirms neuroprotective role of PrPC against epilepsy

Research shows how prion-like proteins critical for maintaining long-term memories

Research shows how prion-like proteins critical for maintaining long-term memories

UAlberta scientists explore physical principles underlying formation of misfolded protein aggregates

UAlberta scientists explore physical principles underlying formation of misfolded protein aggregates

Prion variant offers “dramatic” protection against prion disease

Prion variant offers “dramatic” protection against prion disease

Academics from University of Zurich selected to receive EU's most prestigious research grant

Academics from University of Zurich selected to receive EU's most prestigious research grant

Grass plants can bind, uptake and transport infectious prions

Grass plants can bind, uptake and transport infectious prions

Reducing protocol time for 96-well PCR Assays

Reducing protocol time for 96-well PCR Assays

Worthington introduces new line of Animal/Xeno-Free products for biomedical research at EB 2015

Worthington introduces new line of Animal/Xeno-Free products for biomedical research at EB 2015

Study identifies small loop in human prion protein that resists chronic wasting disease

Study identifies small loop in human prion protein that resists chronic wasting disease

TSRI scientists discover novel mechanism involved in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS

TSRI scientists discover novel mechanism involved in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS

'Mad Cow' discovery points to possible neuron killing mechanism behind alzheimer’s and parkinson’s diseases

'Mad Cow' discovery points to possible neuron killing mechanism behind alzheimer’s and parkinson’s diseases

Scrapie pathogens can convert human prion protein to a pathological state

Scrapie pathogens can convert human prion protein to a pathological state

First successful vaccination of deer against chronic wasting disease

First successful vaccination of deer against chronic wasting disease

UC Berkeley, UCSF researchers team up to create center for neurodegenerative disease research

UC Berkeley, UCSF researchers team up to create center for neurodegenerative disease research

Infectious prion protein is marker for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Infectious prion protein is marker for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Self-repairing mechanism of adult brain can help preserve brain function in Alzheimer's

Self-repairing mechanism of adult brain can help preserve brain function in Alzheimer's

Research professor of Emory receives 2014 MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research

Research professor of Emory receives 2014 MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research