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Rodrigo Morales, Ph.D.

Grant Title: “Systematic Evaluation of the Zoonotic Potential of Different CWD Isolates”

Location: Mitchell Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Brain Disorders, Department of Neurology, University of Texas-Houston Medical School

Grant Year: 2018



The objective of this proposal is to assess, in a detailed and systematic manner, the direct and indirect (by co-existing animal species) zoonotic potential of different Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) isolates.

Recipient of:

The Strides for CJD Research Grant

Contributed by: The Families of the CJD Foundation

Funds raised by the annual Strides for CJD run/walk have been applied to research grants awarded since 2016.