IND postdoc wins prize at scientific meeting
Postdoctoral scholar David Berry won 2nd place for his poster presentation at the PRION 2013 meeting. HIs poster, titled "Prion therapeutic efficacy is limited by the emergence of drug-resistant strains," reported his work about how drugs might change the properties of deadly prion proteins. His work has important implications about how and why therapies may or may not be effective.
The annual meeting is the largest international congress devoted to prion research. This year's meeting convened in Banff, Canada.