News and Events
Join us from May 21-24, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. PRION 2019 will bring together researchers, clinicians, policy-makers and industry members from around the world to discuss emerging concepts in prion diseases and dementias with prion-like pathobiology such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, tauopathies and ALS.
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.