2021 Presentations

SESSIONS:

Ryan Maddox, PhD, Epidemiologist, Prion and Public Health Office Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Watch Presentation: 2021 CDC Report
Introduction by: Dr. Pierluigi Gambetti
Brian Appleby, MD, Medical Director, CJD Foundation, and Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center


Watch Presentation: Keynote Address: A Historical Appraisal Of The Field Of Prion Diseases: What We've Learned And Why We Should Be Optimistic
Brian Appleby, MD, Director of National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
Gregory Day, MD, MSc, Dept. of Neurology, Mayo Clinic
Michael Geschwind, MD, PhD, Memory and Aging Center, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Moderator: Prof. Richard Knight, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Neurology, CCBS, University of Edinburgh


Watch Presentation: Diagnosis And Caregiving For CJD Patients
Brian Appleby, MD, Medical Director, CJD Foundation, and Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center

Watch Presentation: National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center Update
CJD Foundation Research Grant Recipient Reports Panel 1
  • Inga Zerr, MD, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases – National Reference Ctr. for Surveillance of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies, Germany
    Implementation of a blood-based biomarker test for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob in clinical practice
  • Alberto Bizzi, MD, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
    Early diagnosis of CJD from in vivo MRI using the trajectories of prion lesion propagation
  • Simon Mead, PhD, University College London (UCL) Institute of Prion Diseases
    Genome-wide association study (GWAS) of age at clinical onset in inherited prion disease (genetic CJD)
  • Moderator: Brian Appleby, MD, Medical Director, CJD Foundation, and Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
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CJD Foundation Research Grant Recipient Reports Panel 2

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CJD Foundation Research Grant Recipient Reports Panel 3

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