Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) – Top USMLE Diseases

Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) – Top USMLE Diseases

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD, Carlo Raj, MD

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies are a group of infectious diseases caused by prions.

They are considered variants of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) with similar pathology. Examples of spongiform encephalopathis include Kuru and fatal familial insomnia.

Join us for significantly valuable information concerning spongiform encephalopathies!

Course Details

  • Videos 2
  • Duration 0:12 h
  • Quiz questions 8
  • Articles 1


Your Educators of course Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) – Top USMLE Diseases

 Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Vincent Racaniello is a Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University in New York. As an internationally renowned virologist, he has published many influential papers in the field, and co-authored the well-known textbook Principles of Animal Virology. He has received several awards, including the Irma T. Hirschl, Searle Scholars, Eli Lilly, and NIH Merit. Professor Racaniello firmly believes in the power of the internet as a scientific tool, and works on several platforms to share his vast knowledge in virology.
 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he is CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

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By Cesar L. on 17. March 2020 for Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSEs) of Humans

es un excelente vídeo, y esta muy bien explicado; justo el tema de mi próxima evaluación