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A profile of differential DNA methylation in sporadic human prion disease blood: precedent, implications and clinical promise

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Dabin, Luke Child; (2019) A profile of differential DNA methylation in sporadic human prion disease blood: precedent, implications and clinical promise. Doctoral thesis (Ph.D), UCL...
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Cerebrospinal fluid neurogranin as a new player in prion disease diagnosis and prognosis.

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Related Articles Cerebrospinal fluid neurogranin as a new player in prion disease diagnosis and prognosis. Neural Regen Res. 2020 May;15(5):861-862 Authors: Villar-Pique A, Zerr I,...
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Translocating a High-Affinity Designer TIMP-1 to the Cell Membrane for Total Renal Carcinoma Inhibition: Putting the Prion Protein to Good Use [Research Article]

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Membrane type 1-matrix metalloproteinase (MT1-MMP) and tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α)-converting enzyme (TACE) are prominent membrane-anchored metalloproteinases that regulate the turnover of extracellular matrix (ECM)...
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Scientist wins two-year grant for diagnosis of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's via innovative skin test

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Wenquan Zou, MD, PhD, an expert in prion and degenerative neurological diseases, has received a two-year grant for developing diagnostic tools for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s...
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Hello, just wondering, so for the people who ate confirmed CWD meat, how long ago was that? Wouldn't it take decades for a prion disease to manifest in humans once infected?

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In 2005, a fire company unwittingly served CWD-infected deer meat to 200-250 people. There was a 6-year follow up for the 80 people who agreed...

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