The Robert Dodd Memorial Research Grant

Contributed by: 

Kathleen Dodd and Family

This grant was established in 2016.

Research Grants Supported

Robert C.C. Mercer, Ph.D., 2023
Boston University School of Medicine
"The identification of PrPSc interaction partners and the characterization of their role in prion infection and/or propagation"

Maria Letizia Barreca, PhD, 2022
University of Perugia, Italy
"Blocking the Neurotoxic Activities of Mutant Prion Proteins by a Novel Class of Therapeutic Agents"

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"

Anna Poleggi, PhD, 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”

Dr. Emmanuelle Vire, 2019
Investigating the relevance of blood DNA methylation signals for disease management in CJD
Medical Research Council (MRC) Prion Unit at University College London

David A. Harris, M.D., Ph.D., 2018
Highly Synergistic Combination Therapy for Prion Diseases
Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine

Zuzana Krejciova, Ph.D., 2016
Human Stem Cell Derived Neural Models for sCJD Prion Propagation and Drug Discovery
Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of California
San Francisco, California