The Robert J. Esposito Memorial Research Grant

Contributed by: 

Kathy Esposito

Research Grants Supported

Charles E. Mays, Ph.D., 2017
Treatment with a Non-Toxic, Self-Replicating Anti-Prion
University of Texas-Houston

Gianluigi Zanusso, M.D., Ph.D., 2017
RT-QuIC Assay on Olfactory Brushings in Asymptomatic Carriers of E200K PRNP Mutation: An Explorative Study for Establishing When a Preventative Therapy Should be Started
University of Verona, Verona, Italy

Byron Caughey, Ph.D., 2016
Antisense Oligonucleotides to Delay or Prevent Onset of Prion Disease in Mice
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health
Hamilton, Montana

Emiliano Biasini, PhD, 2015
Pharmacological Chaperones for the Cellular Prion Protein
Center for Integrative Biology (CIBIO) at the University of Trento, Italy

Wen-Quan Zou, MD, PhD, 2015
Developing Therapeutics for CJD Using Patient-Specific iPSC-Derived Neurons
National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

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