A Look into Wolfram Syndrome

Wolfram Syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder. It is a neurodegenerative disorder that attacks the parasympathetic nervous system.

Symptoms:

  • Insulin Dependent Type I Diabetes
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Hearing Loss
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

A look at a noteworthy foundation

Ellie White is a young lady living with this terminal illness. Ellie is devoting her life to spreading awareness of this rare genetic disease in order to help others. Take a look at her foundation!

Ellie White Foundation | Rare Genetic Disorders, Wolfram Syndrome

A look at a leading researcher in the field

Dr. Urano is leading research into a rare disease like no one has ever! Learn about Dr. Urano and his research and clinical work!

Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD | Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipid Research | Washington University in St. Louis (wustl.edu)

Resources:

Wolfram syndrome, a rare neurodegenerative disease: from pathogenesis to future treatment perspectives | Journal of Translational Medicine | Full Text (biomedcentral.com)

Wolfram Syndrome – NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) (rarediseases.org)