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Prion Developmental Laboratories Company Profile

03:08 EDT 17th October 2018 | BioPortfolio

PDL is a late development stage company focused on rapid diagnostic tests for prion diseases using tissue, blood, serum, or other body fluids. Located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, PDL manufactures its rapid tests according to the requirements of current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP). PDL uses the technologies and facilities of Virotek LLC to produce high quality diagnostic products.
Robert B. Petersen, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, has been in academic science for the past 18 years. Over the past ten years, he has studied human prion diseases at Case Western Reserve University as an Associate Professor. His work on the genetics of human prion disease has allowed him to develop an international reputation in the field and has facilitated the organization of the scientific team assembled by PDL.

Location

900 Asbury Drive
Buffalo Grove
Illinois
60089
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 847-634-6400
Fax: 847-634-0476


News Articles [309 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Cross-species prion adaptation depends on prion replication environment

A hamster prion that replicated under conditions of low RNA levels in mouse brain material resulted in altered disease features when readapted and transmitted back to hamsters, according to new resear...

Microglia may play key role in slowing progression of prion diseases, research suggests

Prion diseases are slow degenerative brain diseases that occur in people and various other mammals. No vaccines or treatments are available, and these diseases are almost always fatal. Scientists have...

Researchers discover prion-like viral proteins that open new targets for antiviral drugs

Researchers at the Human Microbiology Institute and Tetz Laboratories have discovered thousands of prion-like domains in human viruses, prompting research that opens new ways of viral pathogenicity, ...

Prion protein is essential for the RE1 silencing transcription factor (REST)-dependent developmental switch in synaptic NMDA receptors

Possible molecular pathway for neurodegeneration in prion diseases

A new study has shed light on the mechanisms underlying the progression of prion diseases and identified a potential target for treatment.

BU researchers define possible molecular pathway for neurodegeneration in prion diseases

(Boston University School of Medicine) A new study has shed light on the mechanisms underlying the progression of prion diseases and identified a potential target for treatment.

Microglia are key defenders against prion diseases

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Prion diseases are slow degenerative brain diseases that occur in people and various other mammals. No vaccines or treatments are available,...

Possible Molecular Pathway for Neurodegeneration in Prion Diseases Defined

NewsA new study has shed light on the mechanisms underlying the progression of prion diseases and identified a potential target for treatment.

PubMed Articles [1002 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A brief overview of the Swi1 prion-SWI+.

Prion and prion-like phenomena are involved in the pathology of numerous human neurodegenerative diseases. The budding yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, has a number of endogenous yeast prions-epigenet...

Poly-L-histidine inhibits prion propagation in a prion-infected cell line.

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are a group of lethal neurodegenerative diseases involving the structural conversion of cellular prion protein (PrP) into the pathogenic isoform (PrP) ...

A bispecific immunotweezer prevents soluble PrP oligomers and abolishes prion toxicity.

Antibodies to the prion protein, PrP, represent a promising therapeutic approach against prion diseases but the neurotoxicity of certain anti-PrP antibodies has caused concern. Here we describe scPOM-...

Phosphorylation Leads the Way for Protein Aggregate Disassembly.

Protein aggregation can be beneficial, with important biological functions, but must be somehow controlled. In this issue of Developmental Cell, Carpenter et al. (2018) uncover how a solid-like super...

A Practical Primer on Prion Pathology.

Prion diseases comprise a group of transmissible degenerative encephalopathies resulting from propagation of a misfolded cellular protein of uncertain function. As is generally the case with rare dise...

Clinical Trials [722 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

PRION-1: Quinacrine for Human Prion Disease

PRION-1 aims to assess the activity and safety of Quinacrine (Mepacrine hydrochloride) in human prion disease. It also aims to establish an appropriate framework for the clinical assessmen...

Enhanced CJD Surveillance in the Older Population

The purpose of this study to investigate if cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and other forms of prion disease are being missed in older adults living within Lothian.

Translating Evidence Based Developmental Screening Into Pediatric Primary Care

The purpose of this study is to examine the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of implementing the AAP's recommendation that clinicians provide developmental surveillance at all ...

The Role of the Coagulation Pathway at the Synapse in Prion Diseases

The study hypothesis is that that the deleterious effect of prions on the brain may be mediated (at least partially) by activation of serine proteases involved in the coagulation system. I...

Developmental Dyslexia and Functional Maturation of Auditory Cortex

Developmental dyslexia is a frequent learning disability. The aim of this study is to compare auditory evoked cortical responses to syllables and tones in developmental dyslexia and contro...

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