Mad Cow Disease: New mouse model mimics human disease

Mad Cow Disease: New mouse model mimics human disease

         While most of us relate Mad Cow Disease to, well, cows, similar diseases occur in people.  Mad Cow disease is caused by a protein called a prion which also causes diseases in people like  Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and Fatal Familial Insomnia.  These prion diseases have been identified in nature in many different animals including […]