Citing Safety, French Institutions Temporarily Halt Prion Research
Citing Safety, French Institutions Temporarily Halt Prion Research
The three-month moratorium comes after a former prion researcher was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Citing Safety, French Institutions Temporarily Halt Prion Research
Citing Safety, French Institutions Temporarily Halt Prion Research

The three-month moratorium comes after a former prion researcher was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

The three-month moratorium comes after a former prion researcher was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
José Baselga, Renowned Oncologist, Dies at 61
José Baselga, Renowned Oncologist, Dies at 61
Asher Jones | Mar 22, 2021
The cancer researcher and executive vice president of AstraZeneca’s oncology research and development is well known for his role in the development of pivotal breast cancer therapies.
Prions Found in Skin of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Patients
Prions Found in Skin of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Patients
Jef Akst | Nov 23, 2017
Infectious protein aggregates from the skin of human patients can cause disease in mice.
First Glimpse at Infectious Prion Shape
First Glimpse at Infectious Prion Shape
Abby Olena | Sep 8, 2016
The preliminary structure of the misfolded protein that causes mad cow disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease looks like a coiled mattress spring.
More Evidence of Alzheimer’s Transmission
More Evidence of Alzheimer’s Transmission
Jef Akst | Jan 27, 2016
Examining the brains of seven patients who died of the prion disease called Creutzfeldt–Jakob, researchers find signs of Alzheimer’s pathology. 
Can Amyloid Spread Between Brains?
Can Amyloid Spread Between Brains?
Jef Akst | Sep 9, 2015
A study of deceased patients who received injections of cadaver-derived growth hormone hints at the possible transmissibility of Alzheimer’s disease.