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Amorfix Life Sciences Ltd. Sheep Scrapie Results from Blinded Panels Presented at International Prion Conference


10/9/2008 4:42:54 PM

TORONTO, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - Amorfix Life Sciences, a company focused on treatments and diagnostics for brain wasting diseases, today announced that Dr. Neil Cashman, Chief Scientific Officer of Amorfix, will present a poster describing the sheep scrapie results from two blinded sheep scrapie panels using Amorfix's prototype EP-TSE(TM) Blood Screening Assay at the Prion 2008 Conference today in Madrid, Spain. The presentation entitled, "Detection of prions in blood from asymptomatic scrapie sheep using Epitope Protection technology" highlights the sensitivity and specificity of the EP-TSE(TM) sheep scrapie assay.

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