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9th CJD Family Conference

Saturday, July 9th 2011

Presentations:

  • Conference Welcome, Florence Kranitz
  • The Difficulties in Making a Diagnosis of CJD, Richard Knight
  • Specificity of Human Prion Detection in CSF, Ryuichiro Atarashi
  • Spontaneous Prion Disease in Transgenic Mice and Implications for Sporadic CJD, Joel Watts
  • The Future of Prion Disease Diagnostics, David Wishart
  • Urinary-Derived Fertility Drugs: CJD Risk?, Neil Cashman
  • Doxycycline Clinical Trial results, Gianluigi Forloni
  • National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, Pierluigi Gambetti
  • European Surveillance Overview, Maurizio Pocchiari
  • Summary, Daniel Krewski


Conference Welcome

Length: 12 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Florence Kranitz

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The Difficulties in Making a Diagnosis of CJD

Length: 22 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Richard Knight

 

  • TALK
  • GENERAL INTRODUCTION
  • PRELIMINARY COMMENT 1
  • ...

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Specificity of Human Prion Detection in CSF

Length: 16 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Ryuichiro Atarashi

 

  • Molecular Model for Prion Propagation
  • Stimulatory factors in prion conversion in vitro
  • Real-time QUIC
  • ...

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Spontaneous Prion Disease in Transgenic Mice and Implications for Sporadic CJD

Length: 18 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Joel Watts

 

  • Human Prion Disorders: Three Distinct Pathways to Disease
  • Using Transgenic Mice to Study Human Prion Diseases
  • Transgenic Mouse Models of Human Prion Diseases
  • ...

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The Future of Prion Disease Diagnostics

Length: 22 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: David Wishart

 

  • Medical Biomarkers
  • Current CJD Biomarkers
  • Biomarker Sensitivity & Specificity
  • ...

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Urinary-Derived Fertility Drugs: CJD Risk?

Length: 15 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Neil Cashman

 

  • Disclosures
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  • CJD: Iatrogenic Transmission
  • ...

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Doxycycline trials in CJD and FFI

Length: 20 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Gianluigi Forloni

 

  • Molecular basis of anti-prion activity
  • Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker disease
  • ...

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National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center

Length: 22 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Pierluigi Gambetti

 

  • The Goals of Surveillance
  • Diagnosing a Case
  • National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center Cases Examined
  • ...

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European Surveillance Overview

Length: 29 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Maurizio Pocchiari

 

  • Geography of EUROPE
  • CJD Surveillance in EUROPE
  • The CJD Surveillance network in Europe
  • ...

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Summary

Length: 12 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Daniel Krewski

 

  • Florence Kranitz, CJD Foundation Welcome
  • Conference Co-Chairs
  • Keynote Address
  • ...

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Sunday, July 10th 2011

Presentations:

  • Questionnaire Report, Lori Nusbaum
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report: Prion Disease Activities at CDC, Ryan A. Maddox
  • Alberta Prion Research Institute (APRI), Kevin Keough
  • Pentosan Polysulphate: A Friendly Delivery System for Therapy in Prion Diseases, Maurizio Pocchiari
  • Yeast Model for Studying Heritable Mamalian Prion Diseases, Yury O. Chernoff
  • Developing a prion susceptible human neuronal cell line based on reprogramming fibroblasts from CJD/FFI affected patients, Joaquin Castilla
  • Targeting the Functional Activity of PrPc as a Novel Strategy for Drug Discovery in Prion Diseases, Emiliano Biasini
  • In Vitro Options, A Personal Story, Bradley Kalinsky & Amanda Baxley Kalinsky
  • CJDISA memberships, Florence Kranitz, Suzanne Solvyns, David Ralston, Roberto Borgis, J.B. Matthieu


Questionnaire Report

Length: 09 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Lori Nusbaum

 

  • Summary
  • Summary (cont.)
  • Demographics
  • ...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report: Prion Disease Activities at CDC

Length: 17 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Ryan A. Maddox

 

  • Objective
  • Surveillance
  • What is surveillance?
  • ...

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Alberta Prion Research Institute (APRI)

Length: 18 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Kevin Keough

 

  • Six Years Ago
  • Investing in Expertise
  • Funding Summary
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Pentosan Polysulphate: A Friendly Delivery System for Therapy in Prion Diseases

Length: 16 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Maurizio Pocchiari

 

  • Objective
  • PENTOSAN POLYSULPHATE SODIUM (PPS)
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Yeast Model for Studying Heritable Mamalian Prion Diseases

Length: 21 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Yury O. Chernoff

 

  • PRION DISEASES
  • PRION MODEL
  • TYPES OF PRION DISEASES
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Developing a prion susceptible human neuronal cell line based on reprogramming fibroblasts from CJD/FFI affected patients

Length: 14 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Joaquin Castilla

 

  • The problem
  • The data
  • The solution
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Targeting the Functional Activity of PrPc as a Novel Strategy for Drug Discovery in Prion Diseases

Length: 19 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Emiliano Biasini

 

  • One protein, two forms: PrPC and PrPSc
  • PrPSc alone seems sufficient to generate infectivity, but not toxicity!
  • PrPC and PrPSc: partners in crime?
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Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis

Length: 20 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Bradley Kalinsky & Amanda Baxley Kalinsky

 

  • Our Clinical Vignette
  • Objectives
  • Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis
  • ...

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CJDISA memberships

Length: 54 min (Chaptered) - Presenter: Florence Kranitz, Suzanne Solvyns, David Ralston, Roberto Borgis, J.B. Matthieu

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