About

This web site is managed by several individuals with special expertise in Lesch-Nyhan disease.

Dr. H. A. Jinnah is a Professor of Neurology and Genetics at the Emory University in Atlanta (USA). He has taken care of many children and adults with Lesch-Nyhan disease. He also has a research program devoted to understanding the biological basis of the neurological and behavioral changes in Lesch-Nyhan disease and other disorders involving dystonia.

Dr. J.E. Visser is an Assistant Professor in Neurology at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center in Nijmegen (The Netherlands) and has also a neurology clinic in Breda (The netherlands). He has special interest in diseases of the basal ganglia - including Lesch-Nyhan disease. He is currently involved in research concerning Lesch-Nyhan disease and Parkinson's disease.

The authors can be reached here.


The authors greatly acknowlegde the help of several colleagues who translated the webpage into different languages:

  • Dutch: S. Knuijt
  • Italian: V. Micheli
  • French: I. Ceballos, M. Kelly and L. Mockel
  • Spanish: R. Torres Jimenez and J.G. Puig
  • Chinese: E. Lin (林育成), M.-C. Yang (楊名琦), C.-J. Chen (陳忠仁)