Tackling key epidemiological and basic scientific research issues in prion diseases. [ 2016 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers: Prof Steven Collins (Principal investigator)

Brief description Proposed Practitioner Fellowship research will simultaneously include epidemiological and basic scientific projects, emphasising human prion disease. Epidemiological research will involve large-scale studies to clarify genetic factors that influence susceptibility to developing prion disease, as well as clarify whether Alzheimer disease is transmissible, while basic scientific research will include determining the characteristics of the misfolded prion proteins causing neuronal disease.

Funding Amount $AUD 414,744.18

Funding Scheme Practitioner Fellowships

Notes Practitioner Fellowship

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