Names and addresses of researchers involved in the science of spongiform encephalopathies: S

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

Safar J,
formerly at: Laboratory of Central Nervous System Studies.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke,
NIH
Bethesda
MD20892
USA
Now at: Dept of Neurology, HSE781
University of California
San Francisco, CA 9413-O518
Phone: 001-415-502-7899
Fax: 001-415-476-8386
Email: haiti@itsa.ucsf.edu
Involved in the investigation of the folding of the prion protein and the following up of potential methods of diagnosis using this.

Sales, Nicole
INSERM U334
SHFJ
Place du General Leclerc
F-91401 Orsay
Phone: 0033-1-698-67891
Fax:0033-1-698-67816
(and working through the Napier Univ, Edinburgh)
Email: sales@shfj.cea.fr
Cell grafting to replace neuronal loss in TSE

Salmona, Mario
Istituto "Mario Negri"
Via Eritrea, 62
1-20157 Milano
Phone: 0039-02-3921-0812
Fax: 0039-02-354-6277
Email: salmona@irfmn.mnegri.it
PrP, pathogenesis, interaction with other cellular peptides etc.

Satina, Tamara
All-Russian Institute for Animal Health
Vladimir
Russia
Setting up scrapie research and epidemiology

Sayers, Riona
Enfer Scientific
Boxer House
Newbridge Industrial Estate
Ncwbridge, Co. Kildare
Ireland
Phone: 00353-45-435997
Fax: 00353-5235315
Email: enfer@iol.ie
Major advisor to Enfer Scientific. Works there only a proportion of the time. Quite open about its success and realises that things are about to change.

Schafer, Oliver
Heinrich-Heine Universitat
Inst. fur Physikalische Biologic
Univcrsitatsstr. 1
40225 Dilsseldorf
Phone: 0211-8115314
Fax: 0211-8115167
Email: schaefcr@biophys.uni-duesseldorf.de
Fluorescence correalation spectroscopy to detect and quantify amyloidogenic proteins in solution. PrP secondary structure.

Schatzl, Hcrmann
Max von Pettenkofer-Institutc/Genecenter
Dept. of Virology
Feodor-Lynen-Str. 25
81377 Munchen
Phone: 089-21806862
Fax: 089-21806898
Email: schaetzl @ lmb.uni-muenchen.de
PrP re routing in neuronal and blood-derived cells, genetics

Schell, Jens
Heinrich-Heine Universitat
Inst. fur Physikalische Biologic
Universitat str. 1
40225 Duesseldorf
Phone: 0211-8114703
Fax: 0211-8115167
Email: schell@biophys.uni-duesseldorf.de
Prion protein aggregation is influenced by interaction with the molecular chaperone GroEL

Schlapfer, Jorg
University of Berne
Insitute of Animal Breeding
Bremgartenstr. 109 A
CH-3012 Bern
Phone: 0041-31-631-2320
Fax: 0041-31-6312640
Email: joerg.schlaepfer@itz.unibe.ch
Characterisation of the BSE PrP gene and its association with BSE.

Schmerr, Mary-Joe
National Veterinary Services Lab
2300 Dayton Avenue
Ames, IA 50010 USA
Phone: 001-515-663-7287
Fax.: 001-515-663-7458
Email: mschmerr@nadc.ars.usda.gov
Involved in the USDA search for PrP in downer cattle, and the checking of some SE of deer.Now very much at the centre of the research into concentration of PrPsc and identifying using a competitive immuno-capilliary electrophoresis technique.

Schoenheit, Jurgen
National Veterinary Institute
P.O. Box 40
5826 Bergen
Norway
Phone: .47-55363838
Fax: 0047-55280954
Email: jurgen.schonheit@vet.inst.no
Natural scrapie in a resistant genotype

Schreuder BEC
Bedrijfsdiergeneeskunde,
Centraal Diergeneeskundig Institut,
(DLO Inst for Animal Science and Health, ID-DLO)
P.O. Box 65,
Lelystad
NL-8200
Holland
0031 320 273911
Only major source of BSE info in Holland, Reasonable person.

Schroder, Bjorn
Paul-Ehrlich Institut
Medical Biotechnology 6/2
Paul-Ehrilch-Str. 51-59
63225 Langen
Phone: 06103-775108
Fax: 06103-771255
Email: schbj@pei.de
Genetics that make cells more likely to be infected with prion disease

Schroder, Heinz C
Institut fur Physiologsiche Chemie
Abt. Angewandte Molekularbiologie
Universitat Mainz
Duesbergweg 6
55099 Mainz
Phone: 06131-395791
Fax: 06131-39-5243
Email: hschroed@mail.uni-mainz.de
He has done some work on potential methods of treatment of PrP associated disease using polysulphonated compounds. It is clear that a japanese group is interested in his findings

Schulz-Schaeffer, WJ.
Universitat Gottingen
Institut fur Neuropathologie
Robert-Koch-Str. 40
37075 Goettingen
Email: wjschulz@med.uni.goettingen.de
Pathology of CJD and involved in the research into diagnostic tests using various methods.

Sclaviadis, T
Yale University Medial School Neuropathology
310 Cedar St
New Haven
Conneticut
06510 USA
203 785 4442
Did a lot of work for Mannuelidis

Scott, Mike
Dept. of Neurology, MCB225M
University of California
1855 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94134-0518
Phone: 001-415-502-4119
Email: scott@itsa.ucsf.edu
Multiple denature conformations of prpsc (he is widely experienced in this field), transgenics

Scott, Tony
Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
Central Veterinary Laboratory
Weybridge
Surrey KT15 3NB
MAFF 019323 41111 or0181 694 0693
Seen all over the place in papers. Obviously involved in the research

Scott, PR
AFRC Dept of Veterinary Clinical Studies
UK
Roslin Midlothian
Scotland
? in with BSE clilnical expets

Shearman, MS
Merck, Sharp and Dohme Research Labs
Neuroscience Research Centre
Terlings Park
Harlow
Essex
CM20 2QR
UK
Involved in Alzheimers with Hope

Serban, Dan
Department of Neurology, Biochemistry and Biophysics,
University of California,
San Francisco 94134 USA
415 476 4482
Under Prusiner.

Serban, Hana
Department of Neurology
University of California
San Francisco
California 94143-0518
USA
Involved in the neurological identification of samples and patients with CJD for Prusiners groups

Seuffer, Cornelia
Facharzt fur Labormedizin
Ferdinand Lassalle Str. 40
72770 Reutlingen
Germany
0 71 21 5 15 90
Appears to be involved in BSE. Not sure in what way.

Shaoul, Jean
Rosco Building
University of Manchester
Oxford Rd
Manchester
M13 9PL
0161 275 4027
Fax 0161 275 4023
Produced the major document on the accounting science of the UK meat trade and rendering industry in 1996.

Shaw, Professor
University of Central Lancashire
Preston
UK
01772 893883
Was involved in some of the research committees originally now an interested person in the subject and willing to advise on directions for research

Shinagawa, Morikazu
Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Department of Veterinary Public Health
Inada-cho
080-8555 Obihiro
Phone: 0081-155-49-5390
Fax: 0081-155-49-5394
Email: shngwm@obihio.ac.jp
High sensitivity ELISA as a method to test for TSE infected animals.

Short, Nick
11 Palmer Pk Ave
Reading
RG6 1DN
UK
01734 318478 (many varying addresses I am afraid)
in Reading Univ vet dept

Sidle, Katie
Neurogenetics Unit
Imperial College School of Medicine
St Mary's Hospital
London W2 1PG
Collinge's group involved in biochemical factors of scrapie strains.

Sigurdson, Christina
Dpartment of Pathology
Colorado State University
Fort Collins
Colorado 80523-1671
USA 80523-1671
Phone: 001-970-491-1455
Fax: 001-970-491-0603
Email: csigurd@lamar.colostate.edu
Involved in the production of statistics concerning chronic wasting disease of deer. (about 5% of the deer seem to have become infected and the transmission method is not clear)

Sigurdarson, Sigurdur.
Institute of Experimental Pathology
University of Iceland,
Reykjavik,
Iceland
Worked on the testing of mites for the transfer of scrapie

Simmons, Marion
Neuropathology Section
Central veterinary Lab
Addlestone
Surrey KT15 3NB
UK
Phone: 0044-1932-357564
Fax:0044-1-932-357805
Email: m.m.simmon@vla.maff.gov.uk
Worked with Wells concerning lesion profiling of TSEs. In the end they found that the best method would only pick up 95% of cases (and that gets towards the proportion calculated from the epidemiology - 87%).

Simon, Paul
AFRC Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetic Research
Roslin
Midlothian
Scotland
0131 440 2726

Skegg, David
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine
University of Otago
Box 913
New Zealand
Well read expert in the field locally. Editorial in Nature on BSE.

Skliaviadis, Theodorus
Aristotle University of thessaloniki
Pharmaceutical Science
54006 Therssaloniki
03 031 997615
fax 03 031 997645
The binding of PrPsc in mice to DNA, and the effective pathological effect

Smith, Corinne
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Hills Rd
Cambridge
CB2 2QH
Involved in the biochemical assessment of PrP. Unfortunately that is where everyone is at the moment

Smits, Mari
Bedrijfsdiergeneeskunde,
Centraal Diergeneeskundig Institut,
(DLO Inst for Animal Science and Health, ID-DLO)
P.O. Box 65,
Lelystad
NL-8200
Holland
0031 320 273911(?)
Phone: 0031-320-238270
Fax: 0031-320-238153
Email: m.a.smits@id.dio.nl
Part of Schreuder's group

Somerville, Robert
Institute for Animal Health BBSRC and MRC Neuropathogenesis Unit
King's Building Campus,
West Mains Rd
Edinburgh
EH9 3JF
UK
0131 667 5204. Edinburgh Univ 650 1000
robert.somerville@bbsrc.ac.uk
In charge of molecular biology

Somoza , Manuel
Av. Del Liberador 2254 6D
(1425) Buenos Aires
Argentina
Tel and Fax 0054 1 802 9098
Organiser of the CJD investigation in Argentina

Sorgato, Maria Catia
University of Padova
Biological Chemistry
Via. G. Colombo 3
1-35121 Padova
Phone: 0039-49-8276136
Fax. 0039-49-8073310
Email: sorgato@civ.bio.unipd.it
In vivo detection that different conformation and cell sorting petain to native and mutated proteins.

Soto, Claudio
Department of Pathology
Room TH432
New York University Medical Centre
550 First Ave
New York
USA
001 212 263 5093
fax -6751
Claudio-Soto@mcfpo.med.nyu.edu
Involved in methods of treatment of various amyloid conditions

Southwood, Richard
Zoology Department
Oxford University Oxford
UK
01865 271227 or 271234
as in Southwood report

Sparks, Andrew
Department of Comparative Pathology
Bristol Veterinary School
Labgford House
Langford
BS18 7DU
UK
01934 852581
FSE

Speck, Peter
Virology Department
Tennis Ct Rd Cambridge
CB2 1QP
UK
01223 336921
Working on PrP genes. Now gone to Canada for other research but the original genetic results are still in progress

Spielhaupter, Christian
Department of Virology
Max von Pettenkofer- Institute
University of Munich
Germany
Has been working on the stability of adhesion of polysulphonated molecules including suramin to PrP. Is quite determined that mere aggregation is not sufficient for PrPc to turn into PrPsc and that other factors are involved.

Stacey, A
Pharmaceutical Proteins Ltd
Roslin
Midlothian
Scotland

Stack, Michael
Electron Microscopy Unit
Central Veterinary Laboratory,
Addlestone
Surrey KT15 3NB
Phone: 0044-1932-357320
Fax: 0044-1-932-357659
Email: m.j.stack@vla.maff.gov.uk
Detection of SAF and abnormal prion protein in animal TSEs. Evaluation of PM tests in general

Stahl, Neil
Department of Neurology, Biochemistry and Biophysics,
University of California,
San Francisco
94134 USA
415 476 4482
Under Prusiner...or at least was. Now still up to date with the data but working elsewhere. Try neil.stahl@regpha.com

Steele, Philip J.
Institute for Animal Health
Neuropathogenesis Unit
West Mains Road
Edinburgh EH9 3JF
Phone: 0044-131-667-5204
Fax: 0044-131-668-3872
Email: philip.steele@bbsrc.ac.uk
Autoclave studies with BSE infectivity

Steinacker, Petra .
Universitit Gottingen
Dept. of Neurology
Robert-Koch-Str. 40
37075 Goettingen
Phone: 0551-399493
Fax: 0551-397020
Email: psteina@gwdg.de
14-3-3 groups.

Steinhof, B
Consultant Neurophysiologist
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik
Georg-August Universitat Gottingen
Gottingen
Germany
0049 551 390
fax 551 39 7020
Involved in treatment research

Stuke, Andreas W.
Deutsches Primatenzentrum
Abt. Virologie
Kellnerweg 4
37077 Goottingen
Phone: 0551-3851-153
Fax: 0551-3851184
Email: astuke@www.dpz.gwdg.de
Generation of recombinant phage antibodies for the detection of inducible expressed and purfied prion proteins. (quite an important step)

Stumpf, Michael P.H.
Oxford University
Department of Zoology
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3PS
Phone: 0044-1865-281880
Fax: 0044-1865-281060
Email: michael.stumpf@zoology.ox.ac.uk
Prion pathology modelling: mathematics, other groups

Swales, John Professor (now replaced by John Pattison)
Dept of Health
Richmond House, 79 Witehall,
London SW1A 2NE
0171 210 5556
Fax 0171 210 5868
In charge of getting the information together for the DofH about what research should be carried out on BSE.

Sweeney, Torres
University College Dublin
Animal Husbandry
Shelbourne Rd
Dublin 4, Ireland
Phone: 00353-1-6687988
Fax: 00353-1-6600883
Email: tsweeny@vetmed.ucd.ie
Many aspects. Particularly concerning diagnostics

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