2016 Conference Presentations



Brian Appleby, MD
Richard Knight, BA, BM BCh, FRCP(E)

Prion Disease Overview

Hermann Clemens Altmeppen, PhD
Targeting the Endogenous Proteolytic Processing of PrPc as a Therapeutic Strategy Against Prion Diseases




Byron Caughey, PhD
Antisense Oligonnucleotides to Delay or Prevent Onset of Prion Disease in Mice

Roberto Chiesa, PhD
A New Anti-Prion Compound that Reduces PrPc Levels and Inhibits PrPsc Replication

Zuzana Krejciova, PhD
Human Stem Cell Derived Neural Models for sCJD Prion Propagation and Drug Discovery

Valerie Sim, MD, FRCPC
Combination Therapies for Human Prion Disease

Joel Watts, PhD
The Role of Animal Models in Identifying and Testing Treatments



Trevor Baierl
Amanda Baxley Kalinsky
Sonia allabh & Eric Minikel
Making a Difference: My Story and My Mission

Ryan Maddox, PhD
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report: A CDC CJD Q&A

Lori Nusbaum
Questionnaire Report

Lori Nusbaum
Taking Action: What You Can Do to Make an Impact

Jiri Safar, MD, PhD
Mandates and Programs of the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center (NPDPSC)