From Alberta Ingenuity's Alberta Prion Research Institute Symposium in Calgary, interviews with APRI Scientific Director Dr. Stephen Moore, PRIONet Canada's Dr. Neil Cashman on Variant CJD and University of Kentucky researcher Dr. Glenn Telling on chronic wasting disease in the wild.
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ITEM:1TITLE: Dr. Stephen Moore, Scientific Director, Alberta Prion Research Institute
SUBJECT: #191 Alberta Prion Research Institute Symposium
SYNOPSIS: Mad cow. The discovery of just one animal with the disease forever changed the Alberta cattle industry. That was May of 2003. Three years later we are looking at the impact of all prion related diseases on our health, environment and economy. The newly formed Alberta Prion Research Institute recently convened its first public symposium. Experts from the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada gathered to share their experiences and research findings.
ITEM:2TITLE: Dr. Neil Cashman, Canada Research Chair in Neuro-Degeneration and Protein Misfolding Diseases, University of British Columbia and Scientific Director, PRIONet Canada
SUBJECT: #191 Alberta Prion Research Institute Symposium: Variant Creutzfeld-Jacob Disease
ITEM:3TITLE: Dr. Glenn Telling, Associate Professor, Biochemistry, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky
SUBJECT: #191 Alberta Prion Research Institute Symposium: Chronic Wasting Disease