Organization: PrioNet

PrioNet NCE to link with Alberta initiative

The federal government has unveiled PrioNet, its new Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) for prion research. The announcement comes 19 months after Budget 2004 allocated $35 million over seven years for the initiative to combat bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and other transmissible spongiform encephalo-pathies (TSE) such as variant Creutzfeldt Jakob disease. PrioNet brings nearly…