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Prion2009 special edition

 Content

  • The Editorial
  • Prion2009 topics
  • The patient associations
  • The poster prize winners
  • Workshop: “New developments in TSEs of domestic and wild animals”
  • The young researchers training

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Prion2008 Special Issue

Content

  • The Editorial
  • Workshops and meetings prior to Prion2008
  • Risk Perception and Risk Communication of the TSE Roadmap in Europe
  • Clinical Characteristics and Treatment of Human Prion Diseases
  • Genetics of prion diseases
  • Prion2008 Poster prize winners
  • The function and cell biology of PrPc
  • TSE Diagnostic
  • Electron microscopy is progressively being replaced by immunohistochemistry and confocal laser microscopy: a lesson from the NeuroPrion meeting in Madrid
  • Development of Blood Tests for the detection of Prion Diseases

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N° 10 - September 2008

Content

  • The Editorial
  • 10 years jubilee for Atypical/Nor98 Scrapie
  • The Baden 2008 meeting
  • NeuroPrion Student Summer School 2008
  • Getting to know the CJD International Support Alliance (CJDISA) better!
    2nd part
  • Farewell Jens Schell!
  • A new NeuroPrion public website
  • Announcements

 
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N° 9 - May 2008

Content

  • The Editorial
  • Update on Atypical BSE
  • TSE strain typing in the natural host: a subgroup merging and enforcing NoE NeuroPrion European connections
  • The university of Zürich celebrates its 175 birthday! An opportunity to interact with the public about prion diseases.
  • NeuroPrion Animal Tissues Bank a virtual archive of TSE samples
  • Defra seek NeuroPrion members’ opinion on the contents of the VLA Archive.
  • CJD Aware! Continues At The Forefront of Information Sharing
  • Getting to know the The CJD International Support Alliance (CJDISA) better!

 
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N° 8 - February 2008

Content

  • The Editorial
  • The NeuroPrion Risk and Control 2007 Spring meeting
  • NeuroPrion views about prions
  • End of an Era : Farewell Dr. Matthews
  • Jean Manson Honoured for TSE Research
  • The EFSA’s activity in the TSE field
  • The 8th Biennial Conference of the European Wildlife Disease Association
  • Prion2007 videos and posters available on the NeuroPrion private website
  • Prion 2008 in Madrid
  • Important announcements

 
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Prion2007 Special Issue

Content

  • The Editorial
  • PMCA on the move
  • Reporting on the CWD workshop
  • CWD workshop at the Prion 2007 Conference
  • PhD Day - NeuroPrion reaches out to the students
  • Prion 2007: Pathology and Pathogenesis session
  • Infectious PosSession or Conformational ObSession?
  • IPFA session on “progress with blood safety and prions”
  • Prion 2008 in Madrid
  • Announcements

 
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N° 7 - December 2006

Content

  • The Editorial
  • Animal Bank of Tissue - now operational!
  • A brief portrait of the Scottish TSE Network (STN)
  • NeuroPrion activities PREVENTION / Decontamination
  • FP7 - Continuing the development of the European Research Area
  • NeuroPrion Start-Up grants - how it contributed to my work
  • EFSA - The BSE/TSE Unit and its role in risk assessments related to
  • TSE’s
  • Next prion conferences
  • Workshop

 
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Prion2006 Special Issue

Content

  • The Editorial
  • Hot Topic - Atypical BSE
  • Families and Patients acknowledged - Comments from a non scientific attendee
  • CWD: current knowledge and European perspective - Workshop of the NeuroPrion Cervid Group
  • Epidemiology and Risk Assessment : Otto discorsi al Lingotto
  • Fundamental Science at Prion2006
  • Typing TSE strains at the Prion2006 conference
  • Diagnostics at Prion2006
  • Protection of Society - Decontamination
  • Comments on the therapy session of Prion 2006
  • Thanks for bringing animal health back into the field of prions
  • Prion2006 IPFA Session:
  • "Progress with Prion Assays and Blood Screening"
  • The next NeuroPrion conference

 
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N° 6 - July 2006

Content

  • The Editorial
  • Ambitious meeting of "Control - BSE & scrapie" ...
  • Networks of Prion Research in Germany and Europe
  • NeuroPrion activities : PREVENTION / Diagnostic
  • Working group SELDI-TSE
  • Working group Cellprion-test
  • Working group : PrionDiag
  • Working group : TSELab
  • The Scientifi c Offi cer of NeuroPrion - Jeremy Bray
  • NeuroPrion views about prions
  • Portrait : CJD Aware! A non profit organisation...
  • Farewell Prof. Riesner!
  • Congratulation to two NeuroPrion Researchers
  • CJD Aware! (continued)
  • Important announcements
  • Job offers (5 positions available)

 
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N° 5 - April 2006

Content

  • The Editorial
  • The next NeuroPrion conference
  • Hot Topic - The Quest for a Pre-Clinical Blood Screening Test for TSE
  • Portrait: International Plasma Fractionation Association
  • A brief look at the recent workshop of the IPFA on TSEs and the Safety of Blood Components and Plasma Derivatives
  • Update from the NeuroPrion management:
  • NeuroPrion activities: Strain differentiation
  • NeuroPrion activities: Heteroprion
  • NeuroPrion activities : PrioGen
  • NeuroPrion - The view from Brussels
  • NeuroPrion views about prions
  • Sorry, but I don’t speak Spanish, Italian, or German!
  • NeuroPrion Partners

 
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N° 4 - January 2006

Content

  • The Editorial
  • Prion2005 three different viewpoints
  • Prion2005 and Europe - NeuroPrion promotes better communication, mobility and scientific employment in Europe
  • NeuroPrion Activities - Theme: Human Surveillance
  • NeuroPrion’s Open Call 2006: Reinforcing Training & Mobility
  • WebEx for NeuroPrion: a new possibility for your meetings
  • Upcoming prion conferences and events
  • 2 Post-doc positions available

 
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N° 3 - October 2005

Content

  • Message of the coordinator
  • Important Annoucement
  • Summary of the EU review of the first year report
  • NeuroPrion views about prions
  • Pubcrawler - an easy method to keep up with literature
  • eDOC news - a note from the winner of the 200 euros prize award for his contribution to eDOC
  • Upcoming prion conferences (5) meetings and seminars.

 
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N° 2 - June 2005

Content

  • Editorial: important content of the newsletter
  • NeuroPrion's vertical activites: the scientific activies of the network
  • Portraits of Themes of Animal Surveillance and Risk
  • A consise look at what NeuroPrion does : meetings
  • eDOC : why you should start taking an Interest
  • Upcoming Scientific Events
  • Prion Standards and the Joint Research Centre of the EC (IRMM).
  • Job offers : A Postdoctoral position available
  • Calls and fellowships : Do you want more funding?

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N° 1 - January 2005

Content

  • Editorial: The successful first year of NeuroPrion and more...
  • NeuroPrion's Internet appearance : public and private websites
  • Prion2005 in Düsseldorf : Announcement
  • Calls, Scholarships and fellowships : New FP6 calls, STREP calls, Marie Curie
  • Actions 2005 - INFO
  • A brief portrait of the German TSE Research Platform
  • Upcoming Scientific Events
  • BSE in small Ruminants : What is NeuroPrion's role?
  • Inside NeuroPrion : a brief description of the subgroup Animal strain typing.
  • NeuroPrion Research Platform : possibilities for welcoming foreign researchers and more...

 
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