Madness and Memory
Dr. Stanley Prusiner talked about his book, Madness and Memory: The Discovery of Prions - A New Biological Principle of Disease, in which he chronicles his discovery of prions, infectious proteins that contain no genetic material, and the connection between prions and brain diseases like Alzheimer’s, ALS, and Parkinson’s. During this event, Dr. Prusiner was Interviewed by New York Times science writer, Elisabeth Rosenthal. close
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Stanley Prusiner Director University of California, San Francisco->Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Elisabeth Rosenthal Correspondent New York Times
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