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Mod5 yeast prion contributes to cell survival under environmental stress

Mod5 yeast prion contributes to cell survival under environmental stress

Computer modeling supports theory that many dementias spread like prion diseases

Computer modeling supports theory that many dementias spread like prion diseases

Computer program could help dementia patients manage their disease

Computer program could help dementia patients manage their disease

Water treated with ozone eradicates prions

Water treated with ozone eradicates prions

Scientists identify single prion protein that causes neuronal death

Scientists identify single prion protein that causes neuronal death

Prion protein uptake associated with development of Scrapie disease

Prion protein uptake associated with development of Scrapie disease

Fatal prion diseases have a hidden signature

Fatal prion diseases have a hidden signature

New protein in the fruit fly eye may shed light on neurodegenerative diseases

New protein in the fruit fly eye may shed light on neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers discover human genes that might contribute to ALS

Researchers discover human genes that might contribute to ALS

Researchers announce new method to build important heparin drug

Researchers announce new method to build important heparin drug

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