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Eye test to detect cattle infected with Mad Cow Disease

Eye test to detect cattle infected with Mad Cow Disease

IGEN Networks signs MOU with Bio Business Development

IGEN Networks signs MOU with Bio Business Development

Researchers develop simple urine test to predict and diagnose preeclampsia

Researchers develop simple urine test to predict and diagnose preeclampsia

Normal protein can be converted into prion that causes fatal brain diseases in humans

Normal protein can be converted into prion that causes fatal brain diseases in humans

TUM biophysicists map changes in energy landscape of zipper-like protein molecule

TUM biophysicists map changes in energy landscape of zipper-like protein molecule

New findings may yield novel therapies for chronic neurodegenerative diseases

New findings may yield novel therapies for chronic neurodegenerative diseases

Research may point to more effective therapeutic targets for prion diseases

Research may point to more effective therapeutic targets for prion diseases

Scientists anticipate new approaches in drug development to combat prion infection

Scientists anticipate new approaches in drug development to combat prion infection

Amorfix Life Sciences detects prions in blood from non-human primates that were orally-infected with BSE

Amorfix Life Sciences detects prions in blood from non-human primates that were orally-infected with BSE

Researchers uncover evolutionary ancestry of prion gene

Researchers uncover evolutionary ancestry of prion gene

Mutations associated with prion diseases are sufficient to cause transmissible neurodegenerative disease

Mutations associated with prion diseases are sufficient to cause transmissible neurodegenerative disease

Nervous system integrity could play a central role in preventing prion diseases

Nervous system integrity could play a central role in preventing prion diseases

Researchers discover how prion protein damages brain cells

Researchers discover how prion protein damages brain cells

Disruption of copper regulation key to prion diseases

Disruption of copper regulation key to prion diseases

Imbalance of iron homeostasis involved in prion disease-associated neuronal demise

Imbalance of iron homeostasis involved in prion disease-associated neuronal demise

Antibody key to treating variant CJD

Antibody key to treating variant CJD

Scientists create infectious prion disease in mouse model

Scientists create infectious prion disease in mouse model

Discovery of novel prion infectivity in white and brown fat tissues of mice

Discovery of novel prion infectivity in white and brown fat tissues of mice

Mad Cow disease strain found to be more virulent than classical strain

Mad Cow disease strain found to be more virulent than classical strain

Mouse model of prion disease mimics diverse symptoms of human disorder

Mouse model of prion disease mimics diverse symptoms of human disorder