This grant was established in 2018.
Research Grants Supported
Jaime Noguez, PhD, 2022
Case Western Reserve University
"Improving the sensitivity of CSF RT-QuIC in humans by examining cases with indeterminate results"
Wenquan Zou, MD, PhD and Katsumi Doh-ura, MD, PhD, 2022
Case Western Reserve University and Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
"Assessing Prophylactic and Therapeutic Efficacy of a Cellulose Ether Compound TC-5RW on CJD"
Rodrigo Morales, PhD, 2022
University of Texas
"Development of a high throughput system for screening anti-prion molecules"
Holger Wille, PhD, 2021
University of Alberta, Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases
"Evaluating passive immunotherapy in prion-infected transgenic mice expressing human PrP"
Sonia Vallabh, Ph.D., 2020
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
“Assessing efficacy of zinc-finger repressors of prion protein as a therapeutic for prion disease”
Simote Totauhelotu Foliaki, Ph.D., 2019
Cerebral neuronal dysfunction associated with human prion diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
David A. Harris, M.D., Ph.D., 2018
Highly Synergistic Combination Therapy for Prion Diseases
Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine
Allison Kraus, Ph.D., 2018
Investigation of Prion Inactivation by Reactive Oxygen Species in Vivo
Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Montana
Sylvain Lehmann, Ph.D., 2018
Innovative Human 3D Neural Network Model for the Efficient Propagation of Human Prions
Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Biotherapy, University of Montpellier, France
Rodrigo Morales, Ph.D., 2018
Systematic Evaluation of the Zoonotic Potential of Different CWD Isolates
Mitchell Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Brain Disorders, Department of Neurology, University of Texas-Houston Medical School