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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Wilson disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • Hepatolenticular degeneration
  • WND
  • WD
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News & Events


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • FASEB SRC on Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 and One Carbon Metabolism, Sunday, August 03, 2014 - Friday, August 08, 2014
    Location: Steamboat Springs, CO
    Description: <p>This conference has a long successful history and has been held every 2 years since 1986. It brings together scientists interested in the role of these essential B vitamins in human health and disease. This conference is unique because it is attended by scientists from many disciplines and areas of biology and medicine united in their interest in these vitamin dependent pathways.</p>

  • Human Disorders of Copper Metabolism: Recent Advances and Main Challenges, Monday, April 08, 2013 - Tuesday, April 09, 2013
    Location: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    Description: The main goal of the proposed workshop is to stmulate interactions and collaborations between clinical and basic science researchers by highlighting important issues associated with disturbances of copper metabolism in humans and most recent methodologic advances.

  • Research Challenges in CNS Manifestations of Inborn Errors of Metabolism Workshop, Monday, December 07, 2009 - Wednesday, December 09, 2009
    Location: Bethesda North Marriott, Bethesda, Maryland
    Description: Jointly sponsored by the National Institute of Health's Office Rare Diseases Research, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Division of Gastroenterology Products, the goal of this workshop is to bring together those involved in research and investigational treatments for central nervous system aspects of inborn errors of metabolism, and to discuss ways to translate these therapies to clinical trials and beyond.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Hepatolenticular degeneration
  • WND
  • WD
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.