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INFORMATION FOR

Michael Schilsky, MD

Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Adult Liver Transplant, Yale New Haven Transplantation Center

Contact Information

Michael Schilsky, MD

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Department of Medicine (Digestive Diseases), PO Box 208019

    New Haven, CT 06520-8019

    United States

Research Summary

I participated as an investigator in the NIH sponsored Acute Liver Failure Study Group. I am an investigator in clinical trials for patients with Wilson disease and advanced liver disease.

Extensive Research Description

I participated as an investigator in the NIH sponsored Acute Liver Failure Study Group where we focused on patients with acute liver failure to advance our understanding of this uncommon disorder.

I am an investigator in clinical trials for patients with Wilson disease, including the testing of once daily use of trientine for maintenance therapy, and the novel agent WTX 101 (choline-tetrathiomolybdate), a head-to-head trial of trientine tetrahydrochloride and D-penicillamine for Wilson disease, studies on non-ceruloplasmin copper and gene therapy for Wilson disease. I am also the lead and organizing investigator for the multicenter multinational registry for Wilson disease based out of Yale University.


Coauthors

Research Interests

Copper; Liver Transplantation; Liver Failure, Acute

Selected Publications

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Diseases of the Endocrine System; Genetics - AdultA Phase I/II Study of VTX-801 in Adult Patients With Wilson's Disease (GATEWAY)
Diseases of the Digestive System - Liver; Diseases of the Eye; Diseases of the Nervous SystemWilson Disease Registry
Hepatitis; HIV/AIDS; Immune System; Infectious DiseasesScreening In Anticipation of Future Research