The Joanne (Jody) Atchison Memorial Research Grant

Contributed by: 

Dick Atchison and Family


This grant was established in 2019.

Research Grants Supported

Franc Llorens, PhD and Inga Zerr, MD, 2021
The Network Center for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED), Spain and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
"Implementation of a blood-based biomarker test for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob in clinical practice"

Jason Thomas Duskey and Barbara Ruozi, PhD, 2021
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
"Optimization of nanoparticle-mediated brain delivery of a tetracationic porphyrin with potent anti-prion activities"

Dr. Graham S. Jackson, 2019
Development of a quantitative, real-time Protein-Misfolding by Cyclic Amplification (PMCA) reaction
Medical Research Council (MRC) Prion Unit at University College London