2017 Presentations



Brian Appleby, MD

Prion Disease Overview
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Richard Knight, BA, BM BCh, FRCP(E)
Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Prion Diseases
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Neil Cashman, MD
Synergies between prion diseases and other neurodegenerative diseases
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Stéphane Haik, MD, PhD

Worms: a novel genetic model for therapeutic research in prion disease
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Charles E. Mays, PhD

Treatment with a Non-Toxic, Self-Replicating Anti-Prion
Click here to watch Dr. Mays' 2017 presentation.

Gianluigi Zanusso, MD, PhD

RT-QuIC assay on olfactory brushings in asymptomatic carriers of E200K PRNP mutation: an explorative study for establishing when a preventive therapy should be started
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Wenquan Zou, MD, PhD

Assessing Prions in Sporadic CJD Patients
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Richard Knight, BA, BM BCh, FRCP(E)
Michael D. Geschwind, MD, PhD
Brian Appleby, MD
Neil Cashman, MD

Best Practices for Diagnosing and Caregiving
Click here to watch this panel discussion from the CJD Foundation 2017 Family Conference.


Jiri Safar, MD, PhD
National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center Overview

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

Ryan Maddox, PhD
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report: A CDC CJD Q&A

Lori Nusbaum, CJD Foundation

Questionnaire Report
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