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Edmonton Journal Prion 2019 Article
The conference took place from May 21-24, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. With over 350 registered attendees the conference included 32 oral abstract presenters and 21 workshops. We would like to thank everyone that attended and supported Prion 2019!
University of Alberta biologists believe a new application of the drug telbivudine could significantly slow the progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Scientists at the University of Alberta have discovered a property in soil that can help reduce the spread of a fatal, incurable disease in wild deer.
Doc of The Week shows the people, faces and stories of the physicians caring for patients across Alberta Health Services.
Watch Dr Sim's Ted talk on Prions and protein misfolding.
Newly discovered infectious prion structure
Dr. Wille's recent PLoS Pathogens received extensive media coverage from EurekAlert! and The Scientist. Congratulations to the Structural Biology team.