Names and addresses of researchers involved in the science of spongiform encephalopathies: K-L


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

Kaaden, Oscar
Institute of Medical Microbiology
Veterinary St 13
University of Munich
Germany 80-539
0049 89 2180 2528
Does little research but in charge of a lot

Karageorgis, Vasilis E.
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Pharmaceutical Science
54006 Thessaloniki
Phone: 03-031-997637
Fax: 03-031-997645
Email: vasiliskar@hotmail.com
sequences of protein that bind to PrP. quite complicated work and does not only involve human proteins.

Kascsak, Richard
Department of Virology NY State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Diseases, Forest Hill Rd
Staten Island,
New York
10314 USA
718 494 0600
Hay mites, immunigenic nature of PrP epitopes, and many other research directions. An effective scientist in the field

Kaser, Pascal S.
Institut fur Neuropathologie
Universitat Zurich
Schmelzbergstr. 12
CH-8091 Zurich
Phone: 0041-1-255-2715
Fax: 0041-1-255-4402
Email:pascal.kaeser @pty.usz.ch
Distribution of PrP on splenic cells and FDCs.

Katamine, Shigerua
Department of Bacteriology
Nagasaki University School of Medicine
1-124 Sakamoto
Nagasaki 852-8523
Phone: 0081-95-849-7057
Fax: 0081-95-849-7060
Email: katamine@net.nagasaki-u.ac.jp
Neuronal pathology in TSE

Kaup, F-J
Deutsches Primatenzentrum Arbeitsgruppe Experimentelle und Poliklinik
Kellnerweg 4,
D 37077
Gottingen, Germany
0049 551 3851 0 241
involved with animal work

Kawashima T
Department of Neuropathology,
Neurological Institute
Faculty of Medcine
Kyushu University 60
Fukuoka 812 8582
Japan
0081 92 642 5539
fax 0081 227 178 148
kitamoto@mail.cc.tohoku.ac.jp
Major Japanese expert

Kellings, Klaus
Institut fur Physikalische Biologie und Biologisch-Medizinishches Forschungszentrum,
Heinrich-Heine-Universitat,
Dusseldorf
40225,
Germany
Involved in the identification of the spherical particles derived from prion rods that lacked infectivity but had a high alpha helical content.

Kelly, Professor
Small Animals Hospital
Liverpool
UK
0151 794 6041

Kennedy, RC
National Institute of Health Laborotory for Persistent Vial Diseases,
Rocky Mountain Laboratories,
Hamilton
Montana
USA 59840
406 363 3211 ? position

Kenney, K
Laboratory of Centracl Nervous System Studies
NIBS
National Inst of Health
Bethesda
Maryland
USA 20892-4122.

Kent, John
Professor of Statistics
University of Leeds
Leeds. LS2 9JT
UK
0113 233 5103
Stats of BSE underreporting

Kenton Morgan
University of Liverpool
Farm Animals division
Veterinary Teaching Hosp
Leahurst
Chester High Rd
Neston
S Wirrall
Cheshire
L64 7TE
UK
0151 794 6001

Kershaw, Tony
Tier Garten
Hamburg
040 540 00157
The (english) man in charge of the Ostriches at Hamburg Zoo, where they have now had 4 cases of spongiform encephalopathy

van Keulen, Lucien J. M.
DLO-Institute for Animal Science
and Health (ID-DLO)
P.O. Box 65
NL-8200 AB Lelystad
Phone: 0031-320-238393
Fax: 0031-320-238050
Email:l.j.m.vankeulen@id.dlo.nl

Kimberlin, Richard
SARDAS
27 Laverockdale Park
Edinburgh EH13 0QE
UK
He has asked that his telephone number is not included here
Tyrrell Committee and then SEAC
Has always said that BSE is not a risk but has now accepted nvCJD

Kirkwood, James
Veterinary Department
London Zoo Regents Park
London
UK
0171 722 3333 or 4327
Main man with zoo information

Kisilevsky, Robert
Department of Pathology
Queens University
Kingston
Ontario
Canada K7L 3N6
613 545 2820
kisilevsky@cliff.path.queensu.ca
Involved in amyloidal research, particularly into Alzheimer's but has involved prion amyloid

Kitamoto, T
Department of Neuropathology Kyushu
University of Fukuoka
Fukuoka 812,
Japan
0081 227 178 181
fax 0081 227 178 148
kitamoto@mail.cc.tohoku.ac.jp
Involved in the biochemical assessment of prion structure

Kitchen, P
Rosgen Ltd.
Scotland (poor address available)
DNA structure of scrapie and BSE PrP
Klein MA,
Institute for Neuropathology
University Hospital
Schmelzbergstrasse 12
Zurich
Switzerland
CH 8091
Involvement of the immune system in the pathogenesis of spongiform encephalopathies

Kneipp, Janina
P34'P31
Robert-Koch-Institut
Nordufer 20
13353 Berlln
Phone: 030-45472519
Fax. 030-45472606
Infrared spectroscopy of scrapie infected brain. Image maps of the tissues different in terminal scrapie in hamsters.

Knight, Richard
CJD Surveillance Unit
Western Gen Hosp
Edinburgh EH4 2XU
0131 332 2525 direct: 332 2117
r.knight@ed.ac.uk
Joined the CJD Unit in 1996 from Aberdeen. Neurologist.

Kocisko, David
Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Dept of chemistry,
Cambridge, Masachusetts, 02139,
USA.
Involved in the molecular asssessment of the potential transmissibility of a TSE from one species to another. Was involved with Greg Raymond in the Rocky Mountain Labs and Jim Hope at Compton.

Kopp, Nicolas
Hopital Neurologique
Laboratoire de Diagnostic des Maladies a' Prion
59 Boulevard Pinel
F-69003 Lyon
Phone: 0033-472-357630
Fax: 0033-4-72357067

Kordek, R.
Medical Academy Lodz
Molecular Biology
Paedrewski Str. 4
PL-93-509 Lodz

Korth, Carsten
Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
and Department of Neurology
University of California
San Francisco
CA 94143-0518
Phone: 001415-476-1948
Fax: 001415-476-8386
Email: ckorth@itsa.ucsf.edu

Kramer Matthias
FRCVDA Wusterhausen
Institute for Epidemiology
Seestr. 55
16868 Wusterhausen/Dosse
Phone: 033979-80183
Fax: 033979-80200
Email: matthias.kramer@ wus.bfav.de
Presynaptic function of PrP

Kretzschmar, Hans A.
Institut fur Neuropathologie,
Univerisitat Gottingen
Robert-Koch-Str. 40
37075 Goettingen
Phone: 0551-392700
Fax: 0551-398472
Email: hkretz@med.uni-goettingen.de
0049 551 39 2700
Into many other things also

Kuczius T
Federal Research for Virus Disease of Animal,
Institute for Vaccines,
Paul-Ehrlich Str 28
72072 Tubingen
Germany
Working with Groschup and on PrP glyprotein typing

Lacey, Richard
Microbiology Department
Chapel Allerton Hospital
Leeds 7
UK
0113 292 4654 mobile: 0378 960683
Professor of microbiology. Involved in releasing information to the press that others do not dare to release. Has been labelled by the media as a scaremonger but has turned out to be correct too often for comfort.

Ladogana, Anna
Insitute of General Pathology
Catholic University
Rome
Italy
Involved with research into sulphated polyanions and scrapie treatment.

Landon, Celine
CEA ,
Centre d'etudes de Saclay,
Dept de Biologie Cellulaire et Moleculaire
Gif sur Yvette,
France
Using NMR to find the 3D structure of PrPsc.

Laine, Jeanne
Lab. Cerebellar Neurobiology
Faculte de Medecine
Pitie-Salpetriere
91, bd de l'Hopital
F-75013 Paris
Neuropathology.

Langeveld Jan
Laboratory for Molecular Recognition
Insitute for Animal Science and Health
Box 65
8200 AB Lelystad,
The Netherlands
00231 320 238238
Fax. 0031 320 238050 j.p.m.langeveld@id.dlo.nl
Dutch scrapie team.

Langhans, Wolfgang
Institute for Animal Sciences
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Universitat Strasse 2
8092 Zurich
Switzerland

Lantos, Peter
Deprtment of Neuropathology
Institute of Psychiatry
De Crespigney Park
Denmark Hill
London SE5 8AF
Involved in the host genetic factors in transmission and pathology of prion disease

Laplanche, Jean Louis
Hopital Lariboisiere
Biochemie
2, rue A. Pare
F-75010 Paris
Phone: 0033-149956434
Fax: 0033-149958477
Email: jean-louis.laplanche@lrb.ap-hop-paris.fr
Biochemical pathology of CJD

Lasmezas, Coriane
CEA
SNV/DRM
60-68 av. Gal. Leclerc
F-92265 Fontenay-aux-Roses
Phone: 0033-1-46547805
Fax: 0033-1-46547726
Email: lasmezas@cea.fr
Major projects. Involving aptamer RNA and other diagnostic methods Has attempted to look for the effect of amphoteracin derivatives on the incubation period of scrapie in animals, also involved involved in the research into the uptake of PrP by cells involving laminin receptor precursor.

Lathe, Professor
Centre for Genome Research
Kings Blg University of Edinburgh
W. Mains Rd Edinburgh
EH9 3JQ
UK
0131 650 1000
taken for a ride by Will. Came to Gottingen conference

Lazar Philip
Director General of French Biomedical Research at INSERM

Laszlo, Lajos
Eotvos University of Sciences
General Zoology
Psukin 3
H-1088 Budapest
Phone: 0036-1-266 9833/2623
Fax: 0036-1-266 7884
Email: laszol@cereberus.elte.hu
Was slovakian but sent to Hungary as an envoy. Looked for the excess cases associated with PrP abnormalities in Slovakia.

Laude, Hubert
INRA
Dep. Virologie Immunologie Moleculaires
Domaine de Vilvert
F-78350 Jouy-en-Josas
Fax: 0033-1-3465-2621
Email: laude@biotec.jouy.inra.fr
Transgenics, ex-vivo propagaton of prions.

Lazos, Stergios
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Pharmacatical Science
54006 Thessaloniki
03-031-997615
Fax 03-031-997645
Email: slazos@netfiles.gr
sequences that bind to PrP

Leakey, Colin
The Close
Girton
Cambridge
UK CB3 OPN
Puts forward the hypothesis that BSE may well be involved with the diet of the animal in other ways apart from prions.

Lees, P
Department of Veterinary Science
Royal Veterinary College
N. Mymms
Hatfield
Herts
UK

Leclerc, E.
Institut fur Molekularbiologie and Biophysik
Eidgenossische Technishe Hochschule
Honggerberg,
Zurich
Switzerland CH-8093
Testing DNA induced aggregation of mouse recombinant PrP to amyloids

Leffers, Karl-Werner
Heinrich-Heine Universitat
Intitute fur Physikalische Biologie
Universitatstr 1
40225 Dusseldorf
0221-8115314
0221-8115167
leffers@biophys.uni-duesseldorf.de
Denaturation and attempts to renature proteins.

Legrand, Patric
legrand@jouy.inra.fr
expert on scrapie

Lehmann, Sylvain
IGH du CNRS
Biologie des Encephalopathies Spongiformes Transmissibles
141 rue de Ia Cardonille
F-34396 Monpellier, Cedex
Phone: 0033-4-9962-9931
Fax: 0033-4-9961-9901
Email: sylvain.lehmann@igh.cnrs.fr
Propogation of PrP, glycosylation, cell culture.

Lemaire-Viejile, Catherine
CNRS, Institut Pasteur de Lille
Dep. 59 (Nord)
1, Rue du Pr. Calmette
F-59800 Lille
Phone: 0033-320-871066
Fax: 0033-32087-1019
Email: catherine.lemaire@ibl.fr
Expression of a fluorescent reporter under control of the PrP gene.

Leucht, Christoph
Genzentrum Institut fur Biochemie Feodor-Lynen-Str. 25 81377 Munchen Phone: 089-2180-6959 Fax: 089-2180-6999 Email: leucht@lmb.uni-muenchen.de
Interaction of PrP with laminin

Li, Amin
Department of Bacteriology
Nagasaki University School of Medicine
1-124 Sakamoto
Nagasaki 852-8523
Phone: 0081-95-849-7059
Fax: 0081-95-849-7060
Email:aiminl@yahoo.com
Neurohistopathology

Liberski, Pawel
Medical Academy Lodz Molecular Biology Paedrewski Str. 4 PL-93-509 Lodz Phone: 0048-42-6-81-16-03 Fax: 0048-42-6-811117 Email:ppliber@psk2.am.1odz.pl
Major Neurohistopathologist. e.m. of tubulovesicular structures.

Lindquist, Susan
Howard Hughes Medical Inst,
University of Chicago
5841 South Maryland Avenue
Chicago
Illinois 60637
USA
Involved in the prion-like phenomena in yeast

Linne T
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences,
Department of Veterinary Microbiology
Section of Virology- Unit of Molecular Virology
Sweden
75123 Uppsala
Phone: 0046-184714036
Fax: 0046-184714572
Email:linnet@bmc.uu..se
(this email address does not look correct: try it without the dot before se) Looking for a diagnostic test for BSE in cattle, particularly through the isolation of monoclonal antibodies that are specific for PrPsc, he seems to be doing this with Merza M from Sanova Biotech in Sweden

Lorenz, Holger
Universitat Goettingen
Robert-Koch-Str. 40
37075 Goettingen
Phone: 0551-392959
Fax: 0551-398472
Email: hlorenz@med.uni-goettingen.de
Genetic alteration of PrP and changes in vivo to its action. Cellular trafficking of PrP (similar to Harris)

Lowe, Jim
Nottingham Medical School
Department of Histopathology
Nottingham NG7 2UH
UK
0115 9515151 or try 0115 9249924
Histopathologist

Lucker, Ernst
Justus-Liebig Universitat
Institute of Veterinary Food Science
Frankfurter Strasse 92
35392 Giessen
Phone: 0641-99-38253
Fax: 0641-99-38259
Email: ernst.h.luecker@vetmed.uni-giessen.de Detection of central nervous system tissues in food products

Luhrs, Thorsten
Institut fur Molekularbiologie und Biophysik,
ETH Honggerberg
CH-8093 Zurich
Phone: 0041-1-6332466
Fax. 0041-1-6331151
Email: tluehrs@ mol.biol.ethz.ch
NMR, Oligomerisation of human PrP with a membrane model

Luke, W
Deutsches Primatenzentrum Abteilung Virologie and Immunology
Kellnerweg 4,
D 77077
Gottinghen,
Germany
0049 551 3851 0 153
involved with animal work

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