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!

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

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

 Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Dr. Vincent Racaniello is a Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University in New York, USA.
He obtained his PhD at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City in 1979 and joined the faculty of Columbia University in 1982.
Due to his achievements, he has received several awards, including the Irma T. Hirschl, Searle Scholars, Eli Lilly, and NIH Merit. Dr. Racaniello is interested in using new media for medical education; he writes on his virology blog, and hosts and produces several podcasts.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Racaniello teaches courses on Microbiology.

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Cellular Pathology, Ophthalmology, and Hepatology.


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claro y conciso
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