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Neuro-inflammation plays a crucial role in initiating prion disease

Neuro-inflammation plays a crucial role in initiating prion disease

Prion protein helps the brain to absorb zinc

Prion protein helps the brain to absorb zinc

Autologous skin grafts heal chronic foot ulcers

Autologous skin grafts heal chronic foot ulcers

Scientists devise new fluorescent probes to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists devise new fluorescent probes to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases

Reducing copper in the body delays onset of prion disease

Reducing copper in the body delays onset of prion disease

Researchers identify new class of compounds that inhibit spread of prions

Researchers identify new class of compounds that inhibit spread of prions

Registration now open for Disease Models & Mechanisms' one-day symposium

Registration now open for Disease Models & Mechanisms' one-day symposium

FDC precursor cells exist in the wall of blood vessels

FDC precursor cells exist in the wall of blood vessels

p53 protein may show a typical prion-like behavior when mutated

p53 protein may show a typical prion-like behavior when mutated

New research into cell-damaging effects of Huntington's disease

New research into cell-damaging effects of Huntington's disease

Soon a single therapy for range of brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Soon a single therapy for range of brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Probiodrug AG, collaborators explain interplay of key suspects in Alzheimer’s

Probiodrug AG, collaborators explain interplay of key suspects in Alzheimer’s

LCP molecules can treat prion diseases

LCP molecules can treat prion diseases

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