2014 Presentations


Julie Moreno, Ph.D.

Targeting the Unfolded Protein Response Prevents Prion Neurodegeneration

Christina Orru, Ph.D.

Development of an Ante-Mortem Diagnostic Test for vCJD, sCJD and Genetic Human Prion Diseases by RT-QuIC Assay Using Nasal Brushings

Gianluigi Zanusso, M.D., Ph.D.
Olfactory Mucosa Brushing for the Intravital Diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Wen-Quan Zou, M.D., Ph.D.
Probing CJD and GSS by Generating Patient-Derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: An Update



Lori Nusbaum, CJD Foundation

Questionnaire Report

Ryan Maddox, PhD
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report: Prion Activities at the CDC

Kevin Keough, PhD, FCAHS
Alberta Prion Research Institute (APRI) Report

Bradley Kalinsky, MD

After IVF with PGD

Amanda Baxley Kalinsky, RN, BSN

Where Do We Go From Here?