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MRC Prion Unit
From fundamental research to prevention and cure

Videos and Podcasts

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Please click on the links below to view a video presented by Professor John Collinge of the National Prion Clinic that explains different variants of CJD and the second video that covers real life stories of how CJD can effect your life.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) -Expert view

Treating Creutzfeldt-Jakob desease

A patient Journey

A selection of videos recorded for the Centenary Open Day of the MRC Prion Unit in which patients and their families share their views and experiences with various prion diseases can be seen here

Commons select committee

The Science and Technology Committee held an oral evidence session on variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) and the ongoing risk it poses to the UK at which Prof. John Collinge gave evidence. Click here to view the online video.