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2017 Research Grant Updates

The Robert J. Esposito Memorial grant was able to fund 2 new research grants this year!  

  • Charles E Mays, PhD from the University of Texas, Houston will be working on "Design and Development of Anti-Prions as a Novel Therapeutic Strategy for Prion Disease"
  • Gianluigi Zanusso, MD, PhD, from the University of Verona, Italy will be researching "RT-QuIC assay on olfactory brushings in asymptomatic carriers of E200K mutation: An explorative study for establishing when a preventive therapy should be started"