2016 Presentations

FRIDAY

Jiri Safar, MD, PhD
Click here to watch Dr. Safar's opening remarks at the 2016 CJD Foundation Family Conference in Washington, D.C.

Brian Appleby, MD
Richard Knight, BA, BM BCh, FRCP(E)
Prion Disease Overview

Hermann Clemens Altmeppen, PhD
Targeting the Endogenous Proteolytic Processing of PrPc as a Therapeutic Strategy Against Prion Diseases
Click here to watch Dr. Altmeppen's presentation at the 2016 CJD Foundation Family Conference in Washington, D.C.



SATURDAY

Byron Caughey, PhD
Antisense Oligonnucleotides to Delay or Prevent Onset of Prion Disease in Mice
Click here to watch Dr. Caughey's presentation at the 2016 CJD Foundation Family Conference in Washington, D.C.

Roberto Chiesa, PhD
A New Anti-Prion Compound that Reduces PrPc Levels and Inhibits PrPsc Replication

Zuzana Krejciova, PhD
Human Stem Cell Derived Neural Models for sCJD Prion Propagation and Drug Discovery
Click here to watch Dr. Krejciova's presentation at the 2016 CJD Foundation Family Conference in Washington, D.C.

Valerie Sim, MD, FRCPC
Combination Therapies for Human Prion Disease

Joel Watts, PhD
The Role of Animal Models in Identifying and Testing Treatments
Click here to watch Dr. Watts' presentation at the 2016 CJD Foundation Family Conference in Washington, D.C.



SUNDAY

Trevor Baierl
Click here to watch Trevor's presentation at the 2016 CJD Foundation Family Conference in Washington, D.C.

Amanda Baxley Kalinsky
Click here to watch Amanda's presentation at the 2016 CJD Foundation Family Conference in Washington, D.C.

Sonia Vallabh & Eric Minikel
Click here to watch Sonia and Eric's presentation at the 2016 CJD Foundation Family Conference in Washington, D.C.

Watch "Making a Difference: My Story and My Mission" -- a special film, created for the CJD Foundation.

Ryan Maddox, PhD
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report: A CDC CJD Q&A
Click here to watch Dr. Maddox's presentation at the 2016 CJD Foundation Family Conference in Washington, D.C.

Lori Nusbaum
Questionnaire Report

Lori Nusbaum
Taking Action: What You Can Do to Make an Impact

Jiri Safar, MD, PhD
Mandates and Programs of the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center (NPDPSC)