2016 Presentations

FRIDAY

Brian Appleby, MD
Prion Disease Basics
Click here to view Dr. Appleby’s 2016 presentation.

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


SATURDAY

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

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

Byron Caughey, PhD
Antisense Oligonucleotides to Delay or Prevent Onset of Prion Disease in Mice
Click here to view Dr. Caughey's 2016 presentation.
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 Replications
Awaiting permission to release from Dr. Chiesa.

Valerie Sim, MD, FRCPC
Combination Therapies for Human Prion Disease
Click here to view Dr. Sim's 2016 presentation.


SUNDAY

Lori Nusbaum, CJD Foundation

Questionnaire Report
Click here to view Lori’s 2016 presentation.

Lori Nusbaum, CJD Foundation

Taking Action — How to Make an Impact in Your Community
Click here to view Lori’s 2016 presentation.

Kevin Keough, PhD, FCAHS
Alberta Prion Research Institute (APRI) Report
Click here to view Dr. Keough’s 2016 presentation.

Ryan Maddox, PhD
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report: A CDC CJD Q&A
Click here to view Dr. Maddox's 2016 presentation.