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Buzzilia Video: Day 3

Buzzilia Video: Day 3

Dr Jeff Carroll on October 28, 2013

In our final video feature from the 2013 World Congress on Huntington's disease in Rio de Janeiro, we interview we interview Jim Gusella of Harvard Medical School about genetic modifiers of HD, and Neil Aronin of University of Massachusetts Medical School about gene silencing and sheep.

Buzzilia Video: Day 2

Buzzilia Video: Day 2

Dr Ed Wild on October 19, 2013

Here's Buzzilia, video 2: highlights and interviews from the World Congress on Huntington's disease 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. Jeff and Ed discuss biomarkers and talk to Dr Ralf Reilmann about quantitative motor assessment, and Dr Julie Stout about cognitive problems.

Buzzilia Video: Day 1

Buzzilia Video: Day 1

Dr Jeff Carroll on October 09, 2013

We present Buzzilia, video 1: news highlights and in-depth interviews with top HD researchers from the World Congress on Huntington's disease 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. On the opening day of the Congress, Jeff and Ed review the major developments since the last World Congress in 2011, and talk to Prof Elena Cattaneo from Milan, Italy, about the huntingtin protein.

Video feature: Huntington's disease research... in space!

Video feature: Huntington's disease research... in space!

Dr Ed Wild on September 27, 2013

The huntingtin protein, which in its mutant form causes Huntington's disease, is difficult to study because it forms clumps rather than neat crystals. Now, young HD researcher Gwen Owens of California Institute of Technology is reaching VERY high to try to crack the problem. In a special video interview screened at the recent HD World Congress, HDBuzz spoke to Gwen about her 'out-of-this-world' plans...

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 4

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 4

Dr Jeff Carroll on September 18, 2013

Our final report from the last morning of the World Congress on Huntington's Disease in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 3

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 3

Dr Ed Wild on September 17, 2013

Our third daily report from the World Congress on Huntington's Disease in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 2

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 2

Dr Jeff Carroll on September 16, 2013

Our second daily report from the World Congress on Huntington's Disease in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 1

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 1

Dr Ed Wild on September 15, 2013

Our first daily report from the World Congress on Huntington's Disease in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Coming soon from the 2013 Huntington's Disease World Congress: Buzzilia!

Coming soon from the 2013 Huntington's Disease World Congress: Buzzilia!

Dr Ed Wild on September 08, 2013

Jeff Carroll and Ed Wild will be reporting on the hottest science news from the 2013 World Congress on Huntington’s Disease in Rio de Janeiro, from Sunday 15th to Wednesday 18th September, in a special feature we're calling Buzzilia!