Laura Manuelidis MD

Professor of Surgery (Neuropathology); Section Chief Neuropathology (Surgery)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Surgery: Neuropathology

Molecular Virology

Research Interests

Clinical and experimental models of dementia with an emphasis on Transmissible Encephalopathies (CJD and other TSEs) more...


  • B.A., Sarah Lawrence College, 1963
  • M.D., Yale University, 1967

Selected Publications

  • 1) Manuelidis, L. Infectious particles, stress and induced prion amyloids: A unifying perspective. Virulence 2013 Jul 1;4(5):373-83. doi: 10.4161/viru.24838. PMID:23633671
  • 2) Miyazawa K, Kipkorir T, Tittman S, Manuelidis L. Continuous production of prions after infectious particles are eliminated: implications for Alzheimer's disease. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35471, PMID: 22509412
  • 3) Miyazawa, K, Emmerling , K Manuelidis, L High CJD infectivity remains after prion protein is destroyed. J Cell Biochem. 112: 3630-3637, 2011 PMID: 21793014



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