The Maria D. McConnell Memorial Grant

Contributed by: 

Philip McConnell and Family


This grant was established in 2021.

Research Grants Supported

Professor Parmjit Jat, Lecturer Melissa L.D. Rayner, and Simon Mead, PhD, 2023
MMRC Prion at UCL, Institute of Prion Diseases
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"Elucidating the factors required for propagating human CJD prions"

Cathryn Haigh, PhD, 2022
Rocky Mountain Laboratories
"Regional tropism of sporadic CJD subtypes in human brain organoids"

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"