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HDBuzz primer: Clinical trial designs and phases

HDBuzz primer: Clinical trial designs and phases

Dr Jeff Carroll and Melissa Christianson on October 09, 2015

The last few years have been full of announcements about the results of clinical trials for HD drugs, but it can be surprisingly hard to understand what these results actually mean. What seems like a simple question – did a drug work or not – turns out to be more complicated than you'd expect. HDBuzz is here to help HD families untangle hope from hype when it comes to clinical trial announcements.