Tag: prions and Stanley Prusiner

prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Infectious Proteins Driving Neurodegeneration The 1997 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded to the American Stanley Prusiner for his pioneering discovery of an entirely new genre of disease-causing agents and the elucidation of the underlying principles of their mode of action. Stanley Prusiner has added prions to the list of well known infectious […]

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