Thomas Lord Charitable Trust

Contributed by: Thomas Lord Charitable Trust

This grant was established in 2021.

Research Grants Supported

Stephanie Booth, PhD

Grant Title:
Detection and characterization of rare strains of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease using a suite of novel biological and biochemical tools

Location:
Public Health Agency of Canada and University of Manitoba.

Grant Year: 2021

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Jason Thomas Duskey and Barbara Ruozi

Grant Title:
Optimization of nanoparticle-mediated brain delivery of a tetracationic porphyrin with potent anti-prion activities

Location:
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

Grant Year: 2021

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Franc Llorens, PhD and Inga Zerr, MD

Grant Title:
Implementation of a blood-based biomarker test for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob in clinical practice”

Location:
The Network Center for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED), Spain and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Grant Year:
2021

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Simon Mead, PhD

Grant Title:
Genome-wide association study (GWAS) of age at clinical onset in inherited prion disease (genetic CJD)

Location:
University College London (UCL) Institute of Prion Diseases

Grant Year: 2021

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Holger Wille, PhD

Grant Title:
Evaluating prion vaccines in transgenic mouse models of familial prion diseases

Location:
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Grant Year: 2021

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Joaquín Castilla, PhD

Grant Title: Development and characterization of the fastest animal model able to propagate GSS prions faithfully

Location:
Center for Cooperative Research in Biosciences (CIC bioGUNE), Basque Research and Technology Alliance (BRTA), Derio, Spain

Grant Year: 2022

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