Western General Hospital
Tel: 0131 537 1980/2128/3103
The incidence of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is monitored in the UK by the National CJD Research & Surveillance Unit based at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland. The unit brings together a team of clinical neurologists, neuropathologists, epidemiologists and other scientists specialising in the investigation of this disease. Their website (address above) includes the following:
- Incidence figures for CJD in the UK.
- Summary of the research in progress at the CJD unit.
- Provision of some background information about CJD and other human spongiform encephalopathies.
- Provision of links to other resources, support, and contrary points of view available on the web.
Last updated on 30/10/2013