National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison
6610 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-6612
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
24 E. 64th Street
New York, NY 10021
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.