The Peggy J. Black Memorial Grant

Contributed by: 

Jim Black and Family

This grant was established in 2022.

Research Grants Supported

Jason C. Bartz, Ph.D. and Dr. Yuan, Ph.D., 2023
Creighton University
"Detection of residual prions from decontaminated medical and laboratory surfaces"

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

Marcelo Barria, PhD and Alison Green, PhD, 2022
University of Edinburgh
"Assessing the replication properties of prion protein aggregates found in archived formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded appendix tissue collected from the asymptomatic population by the highly sensitive in vitro prion amplification assay"