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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

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

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

Insight into new prion formation

Insight into new prion formation

Travel, hunting, and venison consumption linked to prion diseases

Travel, hunting, and venison consumption linked to prion diseases

New research may shed light on possible treatments for prion diseases

New research may shed light on possible treatments for prion diseases

Aminothiazoles as therapeutic leads for prion diseases

Aminothiazoles as therapeutic leads for prion diseases

Researchers identify normal movement mechanisms of PrPC in brain

Researchers identify normal movement mechanisms of PrPC in brain

Airborne prions can induce mad cow disease: Research

Airborne prions can induce mad cow disease: Research

Plasminogen may serve as new target to treat prion diseases

Plasminogen may serve as new target to treat prion diseases

NIAID researchers develop new method to detect prion diseases

NIAID researchers develop new method to detect prion diseases

Scientists find new protein to break-up blood clots in prion diseases

Scientists find new protein to break-up blood clots in prion diseases

New findings provide new clues on pathogenetic mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease

New findings provide new clues on pathogenetic mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease

UCSF professor receives National Medal of Science

UCSF professor receives National Medal of Science

Scientists to develop test for Mad Cow Disease detection

Scientists to develop test for Mad Cow Disease detection

Researchers identify second type of complete sporadic disease

Researchers identify second type of complete sporadic disease