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The Peggy J. Black Memorial Grant

Contributed by: Jim Black and Family

Established: 2022

Research Grants Supported

Marcelo Barria, PhD & Alison Green, PhD

Grant Title:
Assessing the replication properties of prion protein aggregates found in archived formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded appendix tissue collected from the asymptomatic population by the highly sensitive in vitro prion amplification assay.

Location:
National CJD Research & Surveillance Unit, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Grant Year: 2022

Cathryn Haigh, PhD

Grant Title:
“Regional tropism of sporadic CJD subtypes in human brain organoids”

Location:
Laboratory of Neurological Infections and Immunity (LNII), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of Intramural Research, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT

Grant Year: 2022