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The EURO-WABB Project

An EU Rare Diseases Registry for Wolfram syndrome, Alström syndrome, Bardet-Biedl syndrome and other rare diabetes syndromes.


EURO-WABB Online Mutation Database Launched

The initial catalogue of WABB gene mutations can now be viewed online at The catalogue will be developed further over the coming months to include Bardet-Biedl syndrome, and will expand as new mutations are identified. Mutations are catalogued using the Leiden Open source Variation Database (LOVD) software.

Alström UK Family Conference 2012

The Alström Syndrome UK Family Conference will be held on 24th March 2012 at Menzies Strathallen Hotel Birmingham.

Wolfram Meeting

The third annual international meeting of the French Wolfram Association will take place on Oct 24th/25th 2011 in Paris.


Wolfram NHS Service

The UK NHS is commissioning a national multidisciplinary service for patients in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland with Wolfram syndrome.


First committee meeting

The first meeting of the Euro-WABB Project management committee took place on 8th April at La Platforme Maladies Rares, Paris.

The meeting was well attended, with representation from 9 EU countries. Delegates included a representative from the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers, all associate partner organizations, including Prof. Ségolène Aymé from INSERM, and two collaborating partners.