New tool to measure outcomes in Huntington’s Disease clinical trials

New tool to measure outcomes in Huntington’s Disease clinical trials

A better tool for HD trials! New research shows innovative way to measure mutant Huntingtin outside the brain

Megan KrenchSeptember 03, 2015

Huge study reveals new 'genetic modifiers' of Huntington's disease

Huge study reveals new 'genetic modifiers' of Huntington's disease

GeM-HD identifies the first solid leads in the hunt for genetic variations that affect Huntington's disease onset

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 31, 2015

Would ewe believe it? GM1, sheep and Huntington's disease

Would ewe believe it? GM1, sheep and Huntington's disease

HD researchers and sheep farmers are collaborating on a brain fat called GM1, but a clinical trial is a long way off

Leora FoxJuly 28, 2015

Switching it up: variety in the HD gene affects symptom onset

Switching it up: variety in the HD gene affects symptom onset

Variety in the HD gene’s on switch affects when symptoms arise.

Melissa ChristiansonMay 29, 2015

Measuring harmful huntingtin protein in the brain’s bath water

Measuring harmful huntingtin protein in the brain’s bath water

How will we know whether HD-lowering treatments are working? New advancements in the detection of mutant huntingtin.

Dr Michael OrthMay 18, 2015

A faulty filter? Blood vessel changes in Huntington's disease

A faulty filter? Blood vessel changes in Huntington's disease

New research reveals blood vessel changes that could contribute to problem in HD

Melissa ChristiansonMay 13, 2015

Lighting the way: A new biomarker for Huntington’s disease

Lighting the way: A new biomarker for Huntington’s disease

A new biomarker reveals brain changes in early Huntington's disease.

Melissa ChristiansonApril 20, 2015

Novel research technique suggests an antioxidant gene protects vulnerable neurons

Novel research technique suggests an antioxidant gene protects vulnerable neurons

Researchers use a new technique in an HD mouse to uncover a gene, Gpx6, that is protective to vulnerable neurons.

Leora FoxApril 06, 2015

Building a Better Mouse(trap): A New Model of Huntington’s Disease

Building a Better Mouse(trap): A New Model of Huntington’s Disease

New mouse model gives insights into Huntington's disease

Melissa ChristiansonMarch 16, 2015

Taking new targets to the bank: the DNA repair protein ‘ATM’ is overactive in Huntington's disease

Taking new targets to the bank: the DNA repair protein ‘ATM’ is overactive in Huntington's disease

HD causes the normally helpful protein "ATM" to get a little overzealous. Now we can look for drugs to settle it down

Terry Jo BichellMarch 09, 2015

2015 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference: Day 3

2015 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference: Day 3

Day 3 of updates from the annual HD Therapeutics Conference in Palm Springs

Dr Jeff CarrollMarch 03, 2015