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TRACK-HD reveals significant changes in pre-symptomatic HD mutation carriers and patients

TRACK-HD reveals significant changes in pre-symptomatic HD mutation carriers and patients

Dr Jeff Carroll on November 01, 2010

TRACK-HD, an observational trial of people carrying the HD mutation has released data describing changes over the first year of the study. These data show that a number of changes can be robustly observed in a single year of observing HD patients, which could be used to help plan drug trials. Brain imaging, in particular, was able to clearly see changes caused by the HD mutation.