Walter Williams Memorial Research Grant

Contributed by: 

Williams Family

Research Grants Supported

Alberto Bizzi, MD, 2021
Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
"Early diagnosis of CJD from in vivo MRI using the trajectories of prion lesion propagation"

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"

Sonia Vallabh, PhD, 2020
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
“Assessing efficacy of zinc-finger repressors of prion protein as a therapeutic for prion disease”

Fei Wang, PhD, 2020
The Mitchell Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Brain Disorders; The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
“Generating Recombinant Human Prions in Large Scale for Structural Studies”