Names and addresses of researchers involved in the science of spongiform encephalopathies: T to V

This does not include the names of people exclusively working on human disease for which you must go to the section onmedical researchers

Tagliavini, Fabrizio
Istituto Nazionale Neurologico 'Carlo Besta' (INNB)
Divisione di Neuropatologie
Via Celoria, 11
1-20133 Milano
Phone: 0039-02-2394260
Fax: 0039-02-70638217
PrP fragment toxicity, and the investigation of iododoxorubicin and anthracenes as treatment for amyloid conditions

Tahiri-Alaoui, Abdul,
Oxford University, UK
Looking for Aptamers with the CVL that will interact specifically with PrPsc.

Taraboulos, Albert
Molecular Biology,
Hadassah Medical School
Box 12272
Jerusalem 91120
91120 Israel
fax: 00972 2 6757086
phone: 00972 2 6757105
Formerly under Prusiner. Cellular metabolism of GPI anchored proteins. ?The cellular and meolecular biology ofprion diseases. Amyloidoses including connection with Alzheimers. Anti-prion agents of use in the aggregation of PrPsc (hard work to demonstrate but not surprising as the GAGs are long and the PrPsc has 2 heparan binding sites)

Tatzelt, Jorg
Max-Planck-Institut fur Biochemie
Cellular Biochemistry
Am Klopferspitz 18a
82152 Martinsried
Phone: 089-8578-2208
Fax: 08-8578-2211
Prion protein aggregaton

Taylor, DM
Institute for Animal Health BBSRC and MRC Neuropathogenesis Unit
King's Building Campus,
West Mains Rd
0131 667 5204. Edinburgh Univ 650 1000
Gave the information about safety and how to destroy infectivity

Telling, Glen
CJD Research
St. Mary's Hospital
Praed St
London W2
0171 594 3777 (lab) try 0171 723 1252 first
Now moved to USA to work on CWDD
Department of Microbiology and
Immunology and Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
101 Sanders-Brown Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536
Working on various genetic and molecular biology aspects of nvCJD. Was working on transgenics

Theodorou, Mike
Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research
Plas Gogerddan
Dyfed, UK
SY23 3EB
01970 828255
Investigating the changes in urine, blood and CSF biochemistry that take place during the incubation period of BSE in cattle. Probably involved in other research as well

Tenant, BJ
Department of Veterinary and Clinical Science
University of Liverpool
into cats

Thielen, Caroline
U~Iversi~ de Liege
Rn. de Pifteurs, 20
B 4020 Liege
Phone: 0032-4-366-5178
Fax: 0032-4-366-5173
Involved in a number of local projects.

Thorgeirsdottir, Stefanie
institute for Experimental Pathology
Keldur v/Vestiirlandsveg
Reykjavik IS-112
Phone: 00354-567-4700
Fax: 354-567-3979
Natural scrapie in iceland. Development, variation among the strains.

Thuring, Catriene M.A.
University College Dublin, Veterinary Faculty (DVM)
Animal Husbandry 2nd Production Ballsbridge
Dublin 4, Ireland
Phone: 00353-1-6687988
Fax: 003-1-66OO883
Lymphoid follicles in the nictating membrane (i.e. re infection in the eye)

Thyer, James
CSL Ltd.
Bioplasma Division
189-208 Camp Rd
Broadmeadows, Vic 3047
Fax: 0061-3-9344-4004
Using phage displayed libraries of antibodies to separate PrPsc from PrPc

Tomlinson, Bernard, Sir
Greyholme, Wyndbry Rd
Low Fell
Tyne and Wear NE9 6TS
Declared that he would not eat bovine produce. Created huge news effect

Tranulis, Michael
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Dept. of Sheep and Goat Research
Kyyrkjevegen 332-334
N-4325 Sandnes
Phone: 0047-51-603522
Fax: 0047-51-627290
Tremblay, Patrick
Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
University of California
San Francisco CA 94143
Phone:001 415-502-5645
Fax: 001-415-476-8386

Trenker, Ekkhart
Department of Virology NY State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Diseases, Forest Hill Rd
Staten Island,
New York 10314
718 494 0600

Tuzi, Nadia
Institute for Animal Health
Neuropathogenesis Unit, Edinburgh
See Manson
Working with Jean Manson on the production of a mouse that has no glycosylation of its PrP to see if the strains of disease are still retained (they wont be - Dealler, partly - Collinge, will be - virus groups)

Tyrrell, David
Public Health Laboratory Service Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research
Porton Down
01980 612 100 FAX 611384
Tyrrell Committee (now retired as the man in charge of it) became SEAC

Udy, Helen
Centre for the Epidemilogy of Infectious Disease,
Department of Zoology,
University of Oxford,
Oxford OX1 3PS
Try 01865 271 234 Part of Professor Anderson's group at Oxford that started publishing in Nature in 1996

Ulvund, Martha J.
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Dept. of Sheep and Coat Research
Kyyrkjevegen 332-334
N-4325 Sandnes
Phone: 0047-51603510
Fax: 0047-51627290
Natural scrapie polymorphisms

Vaccari, Gabriele
Istituto Superiore di Sanita'
Laboratory of Veterinary Medicine
Viale Regina Elena 299
1-00161 Rom
Phone: 0039-06-49902848
Fax: 0039-06-49307077
Genetics and susceptibility to scrapie

Valenti, Paolo
Department of Anatomy University of Zurich Winterthurerstr. 190 CH-8057 Zurich Phone: 0041-1-635-5359 Fax: 0041-1-635-5702 Email:
Investigation into the null mice and claimed symptoms

Valenza, DF
Dipartimento di Patalogia animale
10126 Torino
Via Nizza 52
650 90 53
Involved in the toxin side of this type of disease. Also associated with Wellcome.

Vallat Dr.JM
Department of Neurology University Hospital
Limoges France

Van Duijn, Cornelia M
Genetic-Epidemiology/CJD Studies,
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Eurasmus University Medical School,
PO Box 1738
8000 Rotterdam
The Netherlands
0031 10 408 8290
fax 10 436 5933
Involved in producing international figures for CJD

Van Everbroek, Bart RJ.
Antwerp University
Department of Neurobiology
Universiteitsplein 1
B-2610 Wilrijk (Antwerp)
Phone: 0032-3-8202650
Fax: 0032-3-8202669
CJD in Belgium, diagnosis, statistics.

Van Keulen LJ
Department of Pathobiology and Epidemiology
Insitute for Animal Science and Health
Box 65
8200 AB Lelystad,
The Netherlands
00231 320 238238
Fax. 0031 320 238050
Involved in the demonstration of prion protein in the lymphoid tissue as a diagnostic test.

Verity, Chriss
Paediatrics Department
Addenbrooks Hospital
01223 216662 (direct number)
Apparently he is working on the planning of surveillance for CJD in children in the UK

Vilette, Didier
Dep. Virologie Immunologie Moleculaires
Domaine de Vilvert
F-78350 Jouy-en-Josas
Phone: 0033-1-34652616
Fax: 0033-1-34652621
Propogation of TSE strains ex-vivo. Genetics

Vilotte, Jean-Luc
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Animal Genetics
F-78352 Jouy-en-Josas
Phone: 0033-1-34652576
Fax: 0033-1-34652478
Transgenics and transmission of scrapie

Voellmy, R
University of Miami School of Medicine
FL 33101
PrP aggregates

Vorberg, Ina
C/o. Dr. Sue Priola
NIH Rocky Mountain Labs.
90354' Street
Hamilton MT 59840
See Priola

Professor Dr. J. de Vries
University of Leiden
Department of Public Administration
Wassenaarseweg 52
Postbus 9500
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands
Public administration looking into the handling of BSE crisis in various countries

Vromans MEW
Department of Pathobiology and Epidemiology
Insitute for Animal Science and Health
Box 65
8200 AB Lelystad,
The Netherlands
00231 320 238238
Fax. 0031 320 238050

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