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MRC Prion Unit, UK, John Collinge, Sebastian Brandner:

Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA:

UCSF, Stanley Prusiner:

U Chicago Memory Center, James Mastrianni:

Neuroscience Department/ Laboratory of Biology of Neurodegenerative Disorders (BND), Mario Negri Institute, Milan, Gianluigi Forloni:


Alberta, CA Prion Research Institute:

Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, U. of Alberta, Canada:

PrioNet, Canada:

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Walker Jackson:;

Lindquist Lab, Susan Lindquist, Whitehead Institute, Cambridge:
Publications of the Lindquist Lab

Tohoku University Center for Prion Research, Sendai, Japan:

Harris Lab, BU, Boston:

National Reference Centre for TSEs, Dept. of Neurology, Geory-August U., Goettingen, Germany, Inga Zerr:

Wishart Lab, U. Alberta, Toronto and BC, Canada:;

Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, Washington University of St. Louis:



Landes Bioscience journal, “Prion,” issued quarterly, requires subscription

Prions Research Today, monthly, free online (some junk, some useful info)


Not prion-specific:

MGH Neurodegenerative research labs, Boston (mostly focused on Alzheimers):

MIT McGovern Institute for brain research


Harvard Center for Neurodegeneration and Repair

Laboratory for Drug Discovery in Neurodegeneration