Medicine’s Pierluigi Gambetti’s research shows prions more mobile than thought

Prions more mobile than thought

Science News: New research shows that protein-based pathogens known as prions may pass between different species more easily than previously thought. “We may underestimate the threat posed by some of these diseases by focusing only on the brain,” said Pierluigi Gambetti, professor of pathology and neurology. “It adds a new element to the equation.”