Wilson’s Disease

Wilson’s Disease Resources & Information

by Robert S. Stall MD
(has Wilson’s Disease himself)

RobertStallMD_7200_pp-300Dr. Stall’s Story | Information | On-Line Discussion Group | Organizational Links | Research | Slideshows | Wilson’s Disease Experts & Associations

NEW!  Patient registry study

NEW!  Talk to first year UB medical students – video by Dr. Stall 3/21/18

NEW!  Talk to first year UB medical students – slide show (pdf) by Dr. Stall 3/21/18

NEW!  YouTube video compilation by Dr. Stall (as of 2/10/18)

Enter the Wilson’s Chat Room to ask questions
and dialogue with other about Wilson’s Disease!

Wilson’s Disease Association International

StallRobert 1989 KF ring L eyeDr. Stall’s left eye with K-F Ring – August, 1989

Wilson’s Disease (Wikipedia)
History of Wilson’s Disease (from whonamedit.com)
Wilson’s Disease Mutation Database

Wilson photo
About Dr. Samuel A. K. Wilson (1878-1937)

Scheinberg photoI. Herbert Scheinberg Obituary (c. 1919 – 4/4/09)

Slide Shows

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The Science
Dr. Moore to 1st Year UB Medical Students 3/24/08
Dr. Novak to 1st Year UB Medical Students 3/24/10

The Personal Side
Dr. Rob Stall to 1st Year UB Medical Students 3/7/16

Dr. Stall’s WD Story

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Audio (from 1989) 4 min
Video of Dr. Stall 8-14-1989 first dose of penicillamine – 2 min
Video of Dr. Stall 8-29-1989 videotape by Dr. Munschauer – 2 min
Video of Dr. Stall 9-5-1989 description of symptoms & diagnosis – 43 min

Note: Treatment information may not be current

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Adverse Event Reporting
Trientine http://www.trientine.com/

Association with Chromosome 13 (Google search – multiple links)
Copper Content of Food (from USDA 8-19-05)
Foods High In Copper
Dr. Stall’s Wilson’s Disease Web Links
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) About Wilson’s Disease
Wilson’s Disease Diagnosis & Treatment Guidelines (AASLD 2008)
Wilson’s Disease Diagnosis Algorithm (Hepatology 2008)
Wilson’s in Septuagenarian Siblings (Hepatology 2005)

See the Wilson Disease Association web site for up-to-date treatment recommendations GALZIN (Zinc acetate) – for maintenance or treatment of presymptomatic patients
Galzin drugs.com
Galzin (Wilson Disease Association International web site) | Zinc Availability World-Wide
Liver transplantation Wikipedia | Yale-New Haven Hospital
NIH – Wilson’s Disease
Penicillamine (Cuprimine) (from the PDR) (including Contraindications, Warnings and Adverse Reactions)
USDA National Nutrient Database – Copper

On-Line Discussion Group

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The listserv for people interested in the diagnosis & treatment of Wilson Disease.

Organizations – Information and Support

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National Organization of Rare Diseases (NORD)





Israel (in Hebrew only)



United Kingdom

USA (WDA International)

Wilson France database


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Top Authors

A Patient’s Guide to Wilson’s Disease and Frequently Asked Questions about Copper

Wilson’s Disease: A Clinician’s Guide to Recognition, Diagnosis, and Management

Previous Studies

Efficacy and Safety Study of in Adult Wilson Disease Patients
Protocol 310–Treatment of Wilson’s Disease With Zinc
Protocol 801–Initial Therapy of Wilson’s Disease with Ammonium Tetrathiomolybdate (TM)

Worldwide Wilson’s Disease Experts & Associations

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Fred Askari, MD PhD
University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Web Profile | UM Wilson Disease Center of Excellence

Michael L. Schilsky, MD
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Web Profile
YouTube video – Wilson Disease Research Center, Yale University

Click here for other Wilson’s experts in the USA and around the world

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