• Report on New Variant CJD in Eastern England (November 2009)

    Click herehttp://www.foodsafetypolicy.com Variant CJD in Eastern England (November 20009) See www.itvlocal.com/

    published: 05 Jan 2010
  • Human 'Mad Cow Disease' (CJD) News Report

    Click herehttp://www.foodsafetypolicy.com *** On 16th December 2007, at just 24 years of age, Andy Black died after suffering from the human form of mad cow's disease vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease). Andy worked in the media producing/researching programmes for talkSPORT Radio, BBC, and ITV. During his terrible last days and at his request Christine Lord made it her mission to find out "Who killed my son?" and with the BBC, she produced a documentary exposing the key players at the centre of the BSE crisis whose actions and decisions led to his untimely and avoidable death. The Documentary is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAJTr6Nxxa0 Christine Lord, as Andy's mum and a freelance journalist continues to research the scandal - and its links between school meals, (state...

    published: 29 Nov 2008
  • Report on UK variant CJD in a second genetic type (2008)

    Click herehttp://www.foodsafetypolicy.com/comment-variant-cjd-in-second-genetic-type to find out more.

    published: 02 Jul 2010
  • Human 'Mad Cow Disease' (CJD) News Report No. 2

    Click herehttp://www.foodsafetypolicy.com On December 2007, at just 24 years of age, Andy Black died after suffering from the human form of mad cow's disease vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease). Andy worked in the media producing/researching programmes for talkSPORT Radio, BBC, and ITV. During his terrible last days and at his request Christine Lord made it her mission to find out "Who killed my son?" and with the BBC, she produced a documentary exposing the key players at the centre of the BSE crisis whose actions and decisions led to his untimely and avoidable death. The Documentary is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAJTr6Nxxa0 Christine Lord, as Andy's mum and a freelance journalist continues to research the scandal - and its links between school meals, (state and indepen...

    published: 01 Oct 2013
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Report from 2010

    See http://www.foodsafetypolicy.com CJD Research Campaign from October 2011 Two decades on since BSE or mad cow disease hit the headlines, a father of a victim of its form in humans, new variant CJD, wants the government to maintain research into the degenerative condition. Recent research suggests up to 1 in 1000 people could still be affected. *** Creutzfeldt--Jakob disease or CJD is a degenerative neurological disorder (brain disease) that is incurable and invariably fatal.CJD is at times called a human form of mad cow disease, given that bovine spongiform encephalopathy is believed to be the cause of variant Creutzfeldt--Jakob disease in humans. CJD is the most common among the types of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy found in humans. In CJD, the brain tissue develops hol...

    published: 12 Sep 2011
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) Q&A | Byron Caughey, Glenn Telling, Thomas Wisniewski, Robert Will

    During the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) question and answer discussion board, leading experts on Prion Disease and similar disorders comment on what CJD is, discuss vaccination approaches to Prion Disease and talk about other aspects of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Prion Disease and CJD Discussion Board: Byron Caughey, Glenn Telling, Thomas Wisniewski, and Robert Will 0:34 - Testing CJD Disease Results 1:31 - Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Test Turnout Time 5:00 - CJD Infection Analysis 8:42 - Pre-CJD Symptoms 14:11 - CWD Prevention 22:35 - CWD Immunity 27:24 - How to Detect CWD and Related Diseases 31:01 - Early Detection of CJD and Prion Disease 36:37 - Learning About CJD Through Similar Diseases -- Watch more from this conference at: 2015 CJD Foundation Family Conference Playlist: http:/...

    published: 03 Sep 2015
  • Variant CJD and Hepatitis C Victims - 27th October 2000

    Variant CJD and Hepatitis C Victims - 27th October 2000 On 26th October 2000, the official report on how the BSE scandal happened was released - now comes the battle over the level of compensation - it could range from £50,000 to a quarter of a million. Lawyers and families of those who have died or are dying of the human form of BSE, vCJD, will meet Government officials on Wednesday 1st November 2000. Today the victims of another medical disaster - the thousands of Haemophiliacs who've contracted Hepatitis C, have renewed their demands for compensation.

    published: 28 Jan 2011
  • Prion Disease and CJD Vaccination Approaches by Thomas Wisniewski

    Discussing vaccination approaches for Prion Diseases, CJD, and related disorders, Dr. Thomas Wisniewski sheds light on how to solve the dilemmas of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and similar disorders. Thomas Wisniewski: Professor of neurology, Personal Chair in Clinical Neurology, University of Edinburgh; consultant neurologist, Western General Hospital, Founder and Former director, National CJD Surveillance Unit, United Kingdom, Edinburgh, Scotland. 0:00 - Introduction 0:31 - Conformational Disorders 0:59 - Prion Disease Active Vaccination 2:05 - Salmonella Vaccines for Prion Infection 2:54 - Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) 5:09 - Saliva Sampling and Tonsillar Biopsy 7:37 - Conclusions of Prion Disease Vaccination 8:01 - Immunotherapeutic Approches for AD 16:12 - Conclusions of Monoclonal Ab...

    published: 03 Sep 2015
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Human Mad Cow Disease, Kuru, Scrapies, CJD, BSE

    published: 16 Dec 2016
  • CJD, a personal story

    Steve, a California physician, whose wife spontaneously developed CJD, shares his experiences with the public. CJD is a rapidly progressive dementia whose study may yield important insights about other, more prevalent dementias. We thank Steve and his children for sharing their stories. Their contribution has contributed to a growing awareness about CJD. UCSF's Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, directed by Stanley Prusiner, MD is aggressively pursuing a treatment for CJD. Dr. Prusiner discovered that misshapen prion proteins cause CJD. For this discovery, Dr. Prusiner was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1997. This film won the 2010 Neuro Film Festival sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology Foundation.

    published: 04 Jun 2009
Report on New Variant CJD in Eastern England (November 2009)

Report on New Variant CJD in Eastern England (November 2009)

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  • Updated: 05 Jan 2010
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Click herehttp://www.foodsafetypolicy.com Variant CJD in Eastern England (November 20009) See www.itvlocal.com/
https://wn.com/Report_On_New_Variant_Cjd_In_Eastern_England_(November_2009)
Human 'Mad Cow Disease' (CJD) News Report

Human 'Mad Cow Disease' (CJD) News Report

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  • Updated: 29 Nov 2008
  • views: 28765
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Click herehttp://www.foodsafetypolicy.com *** On 16th December 2007, at just 24 years of age, Andy Black died after suffering from the human form of mad cow's disease vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease). Andy worked in the media producing/researching programmes for talkSPORT Radio, BBC, and ITV. During his terrible last days and at his request Christine Lord made it her mission to find out "Who killed my son?" and with the BBC, she produced a documentary exposing the key players at the centre of the BSE crisis whose actions and decisions led to his untimely and avoidable death. The Documentary is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAJTr6Nxxa0 Christine Lord, as Andy's mum and a freelance journalist continues to research the scandal - and its links between school meals, (state and independent), baby food, vaccines and medicines. *** Creutzfeldt--Jakob disease or CJD is a degenerative neurological disorder (brain disease) that is incurable and invariably fatal. CJD is at times called a human form of mad cow disease, given that bovine spongiform encephalopathy is believed to be the cause of variant Creutzfeldt--Jakob disease in humans. CJD is the most common among the types of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy found in humans. In CJD, the brain tissue develops holes and takes on a sponge-like texture. This is due to a type of infectious protein called a prion. Prions are misfolded proteins which replicate by converting their properly folded counterparts. The first symptom of CJD is rapidly progressive dementia, leading to memory loss, personality changes and hallucinations. This is accompanied by physical problems such as speech impairment, jerky movements (myoclonus), balance and coordination dysfunction (ataxia), changes in gait, rigid posture, and seizures. The duration of the disease varies greatly, but sporadic (non-inherited) CJD can be fatal within months or even weeks (Johnson, 1998). In some people, the symptoms can continue for years. In most patients, these symptoms are followed by involuntary movements and the appearance of an atypical diagnostic electroencephalogram tracing. Most victims die 6 months after initial symptoms appear, often of pneumonia due to impaired coughing reflexes. About 15% of patients survive 2 or more years. The symptoms of CJD are caused by the progressive death of the brain's nerve cells, which is associated with the build-up of abnormal prion proteins forming amyloids. When brain tissue from a CJD patient is examined under a microscope, many tiny holes can be seen where whole areas of nerve cells have died. The word "spongiform" in "transmissible spongiform encephalopathies" refers to the sponge-like appearance of the brain tissue.
https://wn.com/Human_'Mad_Cow_Disease'_(Cjd)_News_Report
Report on UK variant CJD in a second genetic type (2008)

Report on UK variant CJD in a second genetic type (2008)

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  • Updated: 02 Jul 2010
  • views: 600
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Click herehttp://www.foodsafetypolicy.com/comment-variant-cjd-in-second-genetic-type to find out more.
https://wn.com/Report_On_UK_Variant_Cjd_In_A_Second_Genetic_Type_(2008)
Human 'Mad Cow Disease' (CJD) News Report No. 2

Human 'Mad Cow Disease' (CJD) News Report No. 2

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  • Updated: 01 Oct 2013
  • views: 14809
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Click herehttp://www.foodsafetypolicy.com On December 2007, at just 24 years of age, Andy Black died after suffering from the human form of mad cow's disease vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease). Andy worked in the media producing/researching programmes for talkSPORT Radio, BBC, and ITV. During his terrible last days and at his request Christine Lord made it her mission to find out "Who killed my son?" and with the BBC, she produced a documentary exposing the key players at the centre of the BSE crisis whose actions and decisions led to his untimely and avoidable death. The Documentary is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAJTr6Nxxa0 Christine Lord, as Andy's mum and a freelance journalist continues to research the scandal - and its links between school meals, (state and independent), baby food, vaccines and medicines. *** Creutzfeldt--Jakob disease or CJD is a degenerative neurological disorder (brain disease) that is incurable and invariably fatal. CJD is at times called a human form of mad cow disease, given that bovine spongiform encephalopathy is believed to be the cause of variant Creutzfeldt--Jakob disease in humans. CJD is the most common among the types of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy found in humans. In CJD, the brain tissue develops holes and takes on a sponge-like texture. This is due to a type of infectious protein called a prion. Prions are misfolded proteins which replicate by converting their properly folded counterparts. The first symptom of CJD is rapidly progressive dementia, leading to memory loss, personality changes and hallucinations. This is accompanied by physical problems such as speech impairment, jerky movements (myoclonus), balance and coordination dysfunction (ataxia), changes in gait, rigid posture, and seizures. The duration of the disease varies greatly, but sporadic (non-inherited) CJD can be fatal within months or even weeks (Johnson, 1998). In some people, the symptoms can continue for years. In most patients, these symptoms are followed by involuntary movements and the appearance of an atypical diagnostic electroencephalogram tracing. Most victims die 6 months after initial symptoms appear, often of pneumonia due to impaired coughing reflexes. About 15% of patients survive 2 or more years. The symptoms of CJD are caused by the progressive death of the brain's nerve cells, which is associated with the build-up of abnormal prion proteins forming amyloids. When brain tissue from a CJD patient is examined under a microscope, many tiny holes can be seen where whole areas of nerve cells have died. The word "spongiform" in "transmissible spongiform encephalopathies" refers to the sponge-like appearance of the brain tissue.
https://wn.com/Human_'Mad_Cow_Disease'_(Cjd)_News_Report_No._2
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Report from 2010

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Report from 2010

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  • Updated: 12 Sep 2011
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See http://www.foodsafetypolicy.com CJD Research Campaign from October 2011 Two decades on since BSE or mad cow disease hit the headlines, a father of a victim of its form in humans, new variant CJD, wants the government to maintain research into the degenerative condition. Recent research suggests up to 1 in 1000 people could still be affected. *** Creutzfeldt--Jakob disease or CJD is a degenerative neurological disorder (brain disease) that is incurable and invariably fatal.CJD is at times called a human form of mad cow disease, given that bovine spongiform encephalopathy is believed to be the cause of variant Creutzfeldt--Jakob disease in humans. CJD is the most common among the types of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy found in humans. In CJD, the brain tissue develops holes and takes on a sponge-like texture. This is due to a type of infectious protein called a prion. Prions are misfolded proteins which replicate by converting their properly folded counterparts The first symptom of CJD is rapidly progressive dementia, leading to memory loss, personality changes and hallucinations. This is accompanied by physical problems such as speech impairment, jerky movements (myoclonus), balance and coordination dysfunction (ataxia), changes in gait, rigid posture, and seizures. The duration of the disease varies greatly, but sporadic (non-inherited) CJD can be fatal within months or even weeks (Johnson, 1998). In some people, the symptoms can continue for years. In most patients, these symptoms are followed by involuntary movements and the appearance of an atypical diagnostic electroencephalogram tracing. Most victims die 6 months after initial symptoms appear, often of pneumonia due to impaired coughing reflexes. About 15% of patients survive 2 or more years. The symptoms of CJD are caused by the progressive death of the brain's nerve cells, which is associated with the build-up of abnormal prion proteins forming amyloids. When brain tissue from a CJD patient is examined under a microscope, many tiny holes can be seen where whole areas of nerve cells have died. The word "spongiform" in "transmissible spongiform encephalopathies" refers to the sponge-like appearance of the brain tissue. Cause Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy diseases are caused by prions. The diseases are thus sometimes called prion diseases. Other prion diseases include Gerstmann--Sträussler--Scheinker syndrome (GSS), fatal familial insomnia (FFI) and kuru in humans, as well as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, commonly known as mad cow disease) in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in elk and deer, and scrapie in sheep. Alpers' syndrome in infants is also thought to be a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy caused by a prion.
https://wn.com/Creutzfeldt_Jakob_Disease_Report_From_2010
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) Q&A | Byron Caughey, Glenn Telling, Thomas Wisniewski, Robert Will

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) Q&A | Byron Caughey, Glenn Telling, Thomas Wisniewski, Robert Will

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  • Updated: 03 Sep 2015
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During the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) question and answer discussion board, leading experts on Prion Disease and similar disorders comment on what CJD is, discuss vaccination approaches to Prion Disease and talk about other aspects of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Prion Disease and CJD Discussion Board: Byron Caughey, Glenn Telling, Thomas Wisniewski, and Robert Will 0:34 - Testing CJD Disease Results 1:31 - Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Test Turnout Time 5:00 - CJD Infection Analysis 8:42 - Pre-CJD Symptoms 14:11 - CWD Prevention 22:35 - CWD Immunity 27:24 - How to Detect CWD and Related Diseases 31:01 - Early Detection of CJD and Prion Disease 36:37 - Learning About CJD Through Similar Diseases -- Watch more from this conference at: 2015 CJD Foundation Family Conference Playlist: http://bit.ly/cjd-2015 Individual Presentations: Byron Caughey - Detecting Prions: http://bit.ly/cjd-caughey Glenn Telling - Transgenic Mouse Modeling: http://bit.ly/cjd-telling Thomas Wisniewski - Vaccination Approaches: http://bit.ly/cjd-wisniewski Q&A with Caughey, Telling, Wisniewski, Will: http://bit.ly/cjd-qa1 Jean-Phillipe Deslys: Human Mini-Brains: http://bit.ly/cjd-deslys Julia Moreno: Gerstamann-Straussler Scheinker Syndrome: http://bit.ly/cjd-moreno Chrsitina Sigurdson - Selective Cell Vulnerability: http://bit.ly/cjd-sigurdson Q&A with Deslys, Moreno, Sigurdson, and Knight: http://bit.ly/cjd-qa2 Emiliano Biasini - Pharmacological Chaperones http://bit.ly/cjd-biasini CJD Foundation Website: http://www.CJDFoundation.org Subscribe: https://goo.gl/hRMXAp -- "Prion diseases are a group of rare, invariably fatal brain disorders which occur both in humans and certain animals. They first came to public attention in the mid 1980s in the form of the BSE epidemic in the United Kingdom. BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) is a prion disease in cattle. Tissue from infected animals may have contaminated cattle feed, leading to the silent spread of the BSE epidemic. There is also a theory that BSE came from feed contaminated with scrapie, the long established sheep prion disease. Inevitably, concern over whether BSE could pass to humans mounted. In humans the best known of the prion diseases is Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), which reportedly affects around one person per million per year. In the United States this translates to 250-300 new cases per year. It is well known that CJD is very difficult to diagnose leading to speculation that the one case per million report may be incorrect. Most of the cases are "classical" or "sporadic" CJD (sCJD), occurring for no, as yet, known reason. The sporadic form accounts for approximately 85% of the cases, the familial form approximately 15%. There have also been a few cases which have occurred from contamination via medical procedures; this type is known as iatrogenic or Acquired CJD. Finally over the last few years, another type of Acquired CJD called variant (vCJD) has been identified in young people. CJD has been linked to ingestion of beef tainted with BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy), most cases have occurred in the United Kingdom." -- Information Provided by: http://www.cjdfoundation.org/about-cjd
https://wn.com/Creutzfeldt_Jakob_Disease_(Cjd)_Q_A_|_Byron_Caughey,_Glenn_Telling,_Thomas_Wisniewski,_Robert_Will
Variant CJD and Hepatitis C Victims - 27th October 2000

Variant CJD and Hepatitis C Victims - 27th October 2000

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  • Updated: 28 Jan 2011
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Variant CJD and Hepatitis C Victims - 27th October 2000 On 26th October 2000, the official report on how the BSE scandal happened was released - now comes the battle over the level of compensation - it could range from £50,000 to a quarter of a million. Lawyers and families of those who have died or are dying of the human form of BSE, vCJD, will meet Government officials on Wednesday 1st November 2000. Today the victims of another medical disaster - the thousands of Haemophiliacs who've contracted Hepatitis C, have renewed their demands for compensation.
https://wn.com/Variant_Cjd_And_Hepatitis_C_Victims_27Th_October_2000
Prion Disease and CJD Vaccination Approaches by Thomas Wisniewski

Prion Disease and CJD Vaccination Approaches by Thomas Wisniewski

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  • Updated: 03 Sep 2015
  • views: 332
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Discussing vaccination approaches for Prion Diseases, CJD, and related disorders, Dr. Thomas Wisniewski sheds light on how to solve the dilemmas of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and similar disorders. Thomas Wisniewski: Professor of neurology, Personal Chair in Clinical Neurology, University of Edinburgh; consultant neurologist, Western General Hospital, Founder and Former director, National CJD Surveillance Unit, United Kingdom, Edinburgh, Scotland. 0:00 - Introduction 0:31 - Conformational Disorders 0:59 - Prion Disease Active Vaccination 2:05 - Salmonella Vaccines for Prion Infection 2:54 - Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) 5:09 - Saliva Sampling and Tonsillar Biopsy 7:37 - Conclusions of Prion Disease Vaccination 8:01 - Immunotherapeutic Approches for AD 16:12 - Conclusions of Monoclonal Ab Experiments 16:38 - Conformational Disorders (Alzheimer's Disease) Therapy Watch more from this conference at: 2015 CJD Foundation Family Conference Playlist: http://bit.ly/cjd-2015 Individual Presentations: Byron Caughey - Detecting Prions: http://bit.ly/cjd-caughey Glenn Telling - Transgenic Mouse Modeling: http://bit.ly/cjd-telling Thomas Wisniewski - Vaccination Approaches: http://bit.ly/cjd-wisniewski Q&A with Caughey, Telling, Wisniewski, Will: http://bit.ly/cjd-qa1 Jean-Phillipe Deslys: Human Mini-Brains: http://bit.ly/cjd-deslys Julia Moreno: Gerstamann-Straussler Scheinker Syndrome: http://bit.ly/cjd-moreno Chrsitina Sigurdson - Selective Cell Vulnerability: http://bit.ly/cjd-sigurdson Q&A with Deslys, Moreno, Sigurdson, and Knight: http://bit.ly/cjd-qa2 Emiliano Biasini - Pharmacological Chaperones http://bit.ly/cjd-biasini CJD Foundation Website: http://www.CJDFoundation.org Subscribe: https://goo.gl/hRMXAp -- "Prion diseases are a group of rare, invariably fatal brain disorders which occur both in humans and certain animals. They first came to public attention in the mid 1980s in the form of the BSE epidemic in the United Kingdom. BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) is a prion disease in cattle. Tissue from infected animals may have contaminated cattle feed, leading to the silent spread of the BSE epidemic. There is also a theory that BSE came from feed contaminated with scrapie, the long established sheep prion disease. Inevitably, concern over whether BSE could pass to humans mounted. In humans the best known of the prion diseases is Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), which reportedly affects around one person per million per year. In the United States this translates to 250-300 new cases per year. It is well known that CJD is very difficult to diagnose leading to speculation that the one case per million report may be incorrect. Most of the cases are "classical" or "sporadic" CJD (sCJD), occurring for no, as yet, known reason. The sporadic form accounts for approximately 85% of the cases, the familial form approximately 15%. There have also been a few cases which have occurred from contamination via medical procedures; this type is known as iatrogenic or Acquired CJD. Finally over the last few years, another type of Acquired CJD called variant (vCJD) has been identified in young people. CJD has been linked to ingestion of beef tainted with BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy), most cases have occurred in the United Kingdom." -- Information Provided by: http://www.cjdfoundation.org/about-cjd
https://wn.com/Prion_Disease_And_Cjd_Vaccination_Approaches_By_Thomas_Wisniewski
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Human Mad Cow Disease, Kuru, Scrapies, CJD, BSE

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Human Mad Cow Disease, Kuru, Scrapies, CJD, BSE

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  • Updated: 16 Dec 2016
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https://wn.com/Creutzfeldt_Jakob_Disease,_Human_Mad_Cow_Disease,_Kuru,_Scrapies,_Cjd,_Bse
CJD, a personal story

CJD, a personal story

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  • Updated: 04 Jun 2009
  • views: 58993
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Steve, a California physician, whose wife spontaneously developed CJD, shares his experiences with the public. CJD is a rapidly progressive dementia whose study may yield important insights about other, more prevalent dementias. We thank Steve and his children for sharing their stories. Their contribution has contributed to a growing awareness about CJD. UCSF's Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, directed by Stanley Prusiner, MD is aggressively pursuing a treatment for CJD. Dr. Prusiner discovered that misshapen prion proteins cause CJD. For this discovery, Dr. Prusiner was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1997. This film won the 2010 Neuro Film Festival sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology Foundation.
https://wn.com/Cjd,_A_Personal_Story
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