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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

MetLife announces recipients of 2014 MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research

MetLife announces recipients of 2014 MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research

Research provides new insight into the effect of misfolded proteins in neurodegenerative disorders

Research provides new insight into the effect of misfolded proteins in neurodegenerative disorders

Prions and their shadow proteins: an interview with Dr Jiri Safar, Co-Director of the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center

Prions and their shadow proteins: an interview with Dr Jiri Safar, Co-Director of the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center

Study shows similarities in pathogenesis of neurological diseases and HIV virus

Study shows similarities in pathogenesis of neurological diseases and HIV virus

Research uncovers new mechanism in brain cells that may help keep deadly neurological diseases in check

Research uncovers new mechanism in brain cells that may help keep deadly neurological diseases in check

Research findings may offer new way to treat prion diseases

Research findings may offer new way to treat prion diseases

Research: Creuztfeldt-Jakob disease might be transmitted by blood transfusion

Research: Creuztfeldt-Jakob disease might be transmitted by blood transfusion

Study reveals pathogenic factor that triggers prion and neurodegenerative diseases

Study reveals pathogenic factor that triggers prion and neurodegenerative diseases

Recombinant human prion protein stops propagation of prions, say researchers

Recombinant human prion protein stops propagation of prions, say researchers

Innovative platform improves diagnostics and detection of biomolecules

Innovative platform improves diagnostics and detection of biomolecules

Professors receive 100,000 Euro from Hartwig Piepenbrock-DZNE for outstanding brain research

Professors receive 100,000 Euro from Hartwig Piepenbrock-DZNE for outstanding brain research

Self-propagating aggregates key to Alzheimer's, other diseases

Self-propagating aggregates key to Alzheimer's, other diseases

Scientists identify specific type of receptor that may aid in treatment of AD, Parkinson’s disease

Scientists identify specific type of receptor that may aid in treatment of AD, Parkinson’s disease

Researchers create mouse models to advance the study of unusual deadly diseases

Researchers create mouse models to advance the study of unusual deadly diseases

Researchers contribute to key step in finding cure for prion-folding diseases in humans

Researchers contribute to key step in finding cure for prion-folding diseases in humans

Scientists take important step toward pharmacologic development of treatment for fatal brain disorders

Scientists take important step toward pharmacologic development of treatment for fatal brain disorders

Key to treating neurodegenerative prion diseases may lie in ribosome, shows research

Key to treating neurodegenerative prion diseases may lie in ribosome, shows research