New Eng. J. Med., 315, 997-1003., 1986.
The authors coined the name Fatal Familial Insomnia to describe a family cohort of individuals who were dying from a prion illness causing an inability to sleep. This disease has been characterized as one of the most cruel illnesses to affect mankind. Order of authorship in the original publication was Lugaresi, Medori, ... Gambetti.
(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)
Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Prion Diseases