About the Virtual Conference

The CJD Foundation Family Conference is typically held annually in July in Washington, DC. This year's event will be held virtually again, at no cost. We look forward to coming back in person soon!  In the meantime, we hope you will enjoy the interactive moving roundtables and presentations of 2022 Virtual Conference.

UPCOMING SESSIONS

National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center (NPDPSC) Update

Tuesday, July 19 | 7:00 pm Eastern

Presented by: Dr. Brian Appleby, Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center

CJD Foundation Research Grant Recipient Updates

More details coming soon.

Schedule of Events

**Note: All Sessions Will Be Recorded. Please register to receive the recorded session.

Rare Disease Drug Development 101

Wednesday, June 1 | 7:00 pm Eastern

Prion protein monoclonal antibody (PRN100) therapy for CJD: evaluation of a first-in-human treatment programme -- NEW EVENT DATE!

Monday, June 13 | 1:00 pm Eastern

The 2022 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Report

Wednesday, June 15 | 7:00 pm Eastern

Virtual Conference Kickoff

Saturday, June 18 | 12:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern

  • Keynote Address Presented by Joel Watts, PhD, In Honor Of Dr. Pierluigi Gambetti | 12:00 - 1:00 pm 
  • Interactive Moving Roundtables* | 1:00 - 3:00 pm

National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center (NPDPSC) Update

Tuesday, July 19 | 7:00 pm Eastern

CJD Foundation Research Grant Recipient Updates

Date TBD

What You'll Learn:

Each year at the CJD Foundation Family Conference, we provide overviews about the basics of prion disease as preparation for the scientific presentations. 

Thank You To Our Partners:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention