Prof. Jean Manson BBSRC/MRC Neuropathogenesis Unit, Roslin Institute, UK

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Jean Manson, OBE is an internationally recognized scientist in TSE research. She is the Head of the Neuropathogenesis Unit of the Roslin Institute and holds a personal chair at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on elucidating mechanisms of TSE disease transmission within and between individuals using unique transgenic... read moremouse models. She chairs the Scottish TSE Network and is a member of the WHO TSEs Working Group, the UK SEAC government advisory body and the Executive Committee of the NeuroPrion EU Network of Excellence. She was recently awarded an OBE in the 2008 New Year's honours list.