National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
NIAID Communications and Government Relations
5601 Fishers Lane
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
603 West 115 Street
New York, NY 10025
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.