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The Joanne (Jody) Atchison Memorial Research Grant

Contributed by: Dick Atchison and Family

Established in 2019

Research Grants Supported

Dr. Graham S. Jackson

Grant Title: Development of a quantitative, real-time Protein-Misfolding by Cyclic Amplification (PMCA) reaction
Location: Medical Research Council (MRC) Prion Unit at University College London
Grant Year: 2019

Robert C.C. Mercer, Ph.D.

Grant Title:
The identification of PrPSc interaction partners and the characterization of their role in prion infection and/or propagation

Instructor, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Grant Year: 2023

Franc Llorens, PhD and Inga Zerr, MD

Grant Title:
Implementation of a blood-based biomarker test for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob in clinical practice”

The Network Center for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED), Spain and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Grant Year:

Jason Thomas Duskey and Barbara Ruozi

Grant Title:
Optimization of nanoparticle-mediated brain delivery of a tetracationic porphyrin with potent anti-prion activities

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

Grant Year: 2021