Precision huntingtin-lowering drug trials target the mutant protein

Precision huntingtin-lowering drug trials target the mutant protein

WAVE Life Sciences launches PRECISION clinical trial to suppress the mutant Huntington's disease protein

Dr Michael FlowerAugust 25, 2017

A step forward for gene editing: CRISPR-Cas9 and HD

A step forward for gene editing: CRISPR-Cas9 and HD

Evolving CRISPR-Cas9 techniques can now be used to edit the HD gene in a living mouse brain.

Dr Leora FoxJuly 26, 2017

New study reveals a potential HD biomarker

New study reveals a potential HD biomarker

A potential HD biomarker has been uncovered in a recent clinical study

Dr Leora FoxJune 07, 2017

Has a "wonder drug" for dementia been discovered? (Spoiler alert: no.)

Has a "wonder drug" for dementia been discovered? (Spoiler alert: no.)

Media reports of a wonder drug for neurodegenerative diseases like Huntington's disease are overhyped

Dr Michael FlowerMay 07, 2017

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2017 - Day 3

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2017 - Day 3

HDBuzz summarises final day of the 2017 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference in Malta

Dr Ed WildApril 30, 2017

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2017 - Day 2

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2017 - Day 2

HDBuzz summarises all the science from the 2017 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference in Malta - day 2

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 29, 2017

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2017 - Day 1

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2017 - Day 1

HDBuzz summarises all the science from the 2017 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference in Malta - day 1

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 27, 2017

Enemy at the gates – huntingtin disrupts nuclear transport

Enemy at the gates – huntingtin disrupts nuclear transport

Two recent studies show how a cellular border control system goes wrong in HD, opening new avenues for HD research.

Tom PeskettApril 21, 2017

FDA approves a new drug for symptoms of Huntington's disease

FDA approves a new drug for symptoms of Huntington's disease

Deutetrabenazine becomes the first new drug in a decade licensed by the FDA for symptoms of Huntington's disease

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 05, 2017

Sheep leading the flock: metabolism and biomarkers in HD

Sheep leading the flock: metabolism and biomarkers in HD

Sheep can help us to identify HD biomarkers and recognize metabolic changes that occur before symptoms develop.

Dr Leora FoxMarch 27, 2017

Weeding out the truth: can cannabis improve Huntington’s?

Weeding out the truth: can cannabis improve Huntington’s?

What can individual experiences with cannabis tell us about Huntington's disease?

Dr Michael FlowerFebruary 24, 2017