Tag Archives: Prions

Dog prions could help develop therapies to combat prion diseases in humans

Enric Vidal participates in the meeting between scientists and families affected by prion diseases

INIA-CISA and IRTA-CReSA proceed with the prion research project financed by the Fundació la Marató de TV3

Analyzing a cerebrospinal fluid protein will help diagnose and predict the clinical evolution of patients with prion diseases

IRTA and CIBERNED sign an agreement to investigate prion diseases

Prions in the desert

Prion diseases or transmissible spongiform encephalopathies involve a quite diverse spectrum of hosts, from domestic animals such as cows with mad cow disease  (aka Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, BSE), wild animals such as cervids with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and even people who may suffer from  Creutzfeld Jackob Disease.

REDPRION is launched, a project to reinforce the control of human and animal prion diseases on both sides of the Pyrenees

A consortium consisting of five research centers and two companies from France and Spain launches the REDPRION cross-border Pyrenean project, worth € 2 million to develop innovative diagnostic tools and to identify therapeutic compounds for patients affected by a prion disease.

IRTA-CReSA signs up for ESCOLAB and Brain Awareness Week