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This post was written during early stages of trying to understand a complex scientific problem, and we didn't get everything right. The original author no longer endorses the content of this post. It is being left online for historical reasons, but read at your own risk.
LABS AND RESOURCES
MRC Prion Unit, UK, John Collinge, Sebastian Brandner: http://www.prion.ucl.ac.uk/
Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA: http://www.scripps.edu/
UCSF, Stanley Prusiner: http://memory.ucsf.edu/cjd/
U Chicago Memory Center, James Mastrianni: http://www.uchospitals.edu/
Neuroscience Department/ Laboratory of Biology of Neurodegenerative Disorders (BND), Mario Negri Institute, Milan, Gianluigi Forloni: http://www.marionegri.it/mn/en/sezioni/istituto/storia/biografie/forloni.html
Alberta, CA Prion Research Institute:http://www.
Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, U. of Alberta, Canada: http://www.prioncentre.ca/
PrioNet, Canada: http://www.prionetcanada.ca/
Lindquist Lab, Susan Lindquist, Whitehead Institute, Cambridge: http://web.wi.mit.edu/
Publications of the Lindquist Lab
Tohoku University Center for Prion Research, Sendai, Japan: http://www.art.med.tohoku.ac.
Harris Lab, BU, Boston: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/
National Reference Centre for TSEs, Dept. of Neurology, Geory-August U., Goettingen, Germany, Inga Zerr: http://www.researchgate.net/
Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, Washington University of St. Louis: https://hopecenter.wustl.edu/
Landes Bioscience journal, “Prion,” issued quarterly, requires subscription
Prions Research Today, monthly, free online (some junk, some useful info)
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