Funds donated by supporters of the CJD Foundation to the International CJD Awareness Day Research Grant have been applied to research grants awarded in 2020. The following is a sampling.
Research Grants Supported
Rodrigo Morales, 2020
Department of Neurology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
“Exploring the zoonotic potential of porcine-derived materials from animals exposed to infectious prions”
Anna Poleggi, 2020
Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Dept. of Neuroscience, Rome
“Investigating the influence of CYP4X1 gene on age at onset of CJD as potential preventive therapeutic approach”