Resources

View CJD Foundation Literature here.
View CJD Foundation Videos here.


Teleneurology Assessment Program

If your loved one has just been diagnosed -- or is in the process of being diagnosed -- and you would like information about a study on diagnosing prion disease, contact the CJD Foundation Helpline at 1-800-659-1991 or help@cjdfoundation.org.


The following links also may be helpful to you:

National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
Dr. Jiri Safar
Director, Institute of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University
2085 Adelbert Rd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
216-368-0587
case.edu/med/pathology/centers/npdpsc/
CJDsurveillance@uhhospitals.org

Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Brian Appleby, Staff Neurologist, University Hospitals - Case Medical Center
University Foley Elderhealth Center
3619 Park East Drive, Suite 211
Beachwood, OH 44122
216-464-6412
216-464-6403 (Fax)

UCSF Clinical Study
Dr. Michael Geschwind
Memory and Aging Center
350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 706
San Francisco, CA 94143
415-476-0670
www.memory.ucsf.edu

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, Georgia
1-800-311-3456 or 404-639-3396
www.cdc.gov

National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD)
P.O. Box 8923
New Fairfield, CT 06812-8923
203-746-6518 or 1-800-NORD (6673)
203-746-6481 (fax)
www.rarediseases.org

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive MSC 2540
Bethesda, MD 20892-2540
301-496-5751 or 1-800-352-9424
www.nih.gov

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
301-443-1130
www.fda.gov

United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS)
202-720-9113
Infoline: 1-800.5354555
www.fsis.usda.gov
Information on food safety, meat and related products, and meat inspection

United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
609-259-5825 or 301-734-7799
www.aphis.usda.gov
Information on animal health and BSE

Consumer Federation of America
1424 16th St., NW, Suite 604
Washington, D.C. 20036
202-387-6121
www.consumerfed.org


CJD International Support Alliance

CJD Support Group Network (Australia)
Suzanne Solvyns
+ 61 298998905
contactus@cjdsupport.org.au
www.cjdsupport.org.au

The CJD Foundation, Mexico
Dr. Victor Sanchez
Sierra Mojado 800
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico 443430
www.fundacioncjd.com

CJD Support Network (UK)
Gillian Turner
+44 (0)1630 673973
help@cjdsupport.net
www.cjdsupport.net

CJD Insight, Information & Support
Organized for Familial CJD
Deana Simpson, RN, Founder & Director
www.cjdinsight.com

A.I.En.P. ONLUS (Italy)
Associazione Italiana Encefalopatie da Prioni ONLUS
Roberto Borgis
+ 39 348 88 11 514
info@aienp.it
www.aienp.it

CJD Support Network (Japan)
Muneto Ueda
+81-573-62-4970
cs-net@takenet.or.jp
www.cjdnet.jp

CJD Foundation (Israel)
Alice Anane
info@cjd-israel.org

MCJ-HCC (Maladie de Creutzfeldt-Jakob par Hormone de Croissance Contaminée) (France)
JB Mathieu, President
+ 33 0820 825303
mcj-apev@wanadoo.fr
www.juste-grandir.fr or www.mcj-hcc.fr

The CJK Initiative, Germany
Jens Backer, President
Gottengen, Germany


Recommended Reading List


"Mercies in Disguise: A Story of Hope, a Family's Genetic Destiny, and the Science That Rescued Them" by Gina Kolata

"The Family that Couldn’t Sleep" by DT Max

"Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Human Prion Detection in Cerebrospinal Fluid," Aaron Foutz, MSc; Brian S. Appleby, MD; Clive Hamlin, PhD; Xiaoqin Liu, BSc; Sheng Yang, MSc; Yvonne Cohen, BSc; Wei Chen, BSc; Janis Blevins, BSc; Cameron Fausett, MSc; Han Wang, MD, MPH; Pierluigi Gambetti, MD; Shulin Zhang, MD; Andrew Hughson, MSc; Curtis Tatsuoka, PhD; Lawrence B. Schonberger, MD, MPH; Mark L. Cohen, MD; Byron Caughey, PhD; and Jiri G. Safar, MD