Institute for Systems Biology Provides First Global Analysis of Prion Disease in a Mouse Model  
3/24/2009 11:51:10 AM

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Researchers at the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) in Seattle and the McLaughlin Research Institute in Great Falls, Montana, published today in Molecular Systems Biology a ground-breaking study which modeled the progression of degenerative brain diseases, one of which is "mad cow disease," that are caused by misfolded proteins called “prions”. The paper can be accessed at