Resource Guide for Shingles
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations
5601 Fishers Lane, MSC 9806
Bethesda, MD 20892-9806
Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.
VZV (Varicella-Zoster Virus) Research Foundation
National Shingles Foundation
603 West 115 Street
New York, NY 10025 (Mailing address)
590 Madison Ave
Manhattan, NY 10022 (Physical address)
This website has several fact sheets about chicken pox, shingles, and postherpetic neuralgia, as well as a section answering frequently asked questions about these conditions. You can also look up information on current research studies, find out about upcoming conferences and symposia concerning research on varicella-zoster virus, and read a newsletter detailing recent research findings about varicella-zoster and the conditions it causes.
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