Prana Biotech publishes Huntington's disease animal model data for PBT2

Prana Biotech publishes Huntington's disease animal model data for PBT2

Prana Biotechnology has released data demonstrating their drug, PBT2, is effective in animal models of HD

Dr Jeff CarrollJanuary 14, 2013

'Guard dog' proteins reveal surprising connections between Huntington's disease and other brain disorders

'Guard dog' proteins reveal surprising connections between Huntington's disease and other brain disorders

DNA/RNA-binding proteins may be involved in the damage caused by Huntington's disease and other major brain disorders

Melissa ChristiansonJanuary 10, 2013

Dyeing to prevent dying? Methylene blue beneficial in Huntington's disease mice

Dyeing to prevent dying? Methylene blue beneficial in Huntington's disease mice

A bolt from the blue - methylene blue may fight Huntington's disease by preventing protein clumps

Dr Tamara MaiuriJanuary 08, 2013

Prominent Huntington's disease researcher "fabricated data" in grant applications

Prominent Huntington's disease researcher "fabricated data" in grant applications

Noted Huntington's disease researcher found to have falsified data on grant applications - but published findings sta

Dr Ed WildJanuary 06, 2013

Calming down the immune system helps Huntington's disease mice

Calming down the immune system helps Huntington's disease mice

CB2-activating drug improves survival and symptoms in Huntington's disease mice through calming down the immune syste

Dr Ed WildDecember 22, 2012

Targeting oxidative stress in Huntington's Disease

Targeting oxidative stress in Huntington's Disease

Damage to cells caused by oxidative stress is part of HD - could a new targeted drug help reduce this problem?

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 03, 2012

Of mice and men: using animal models to study Huntington's disease

Of mice and men: using animal models to study Huntington's disease

Animal models of Huntington's disease: what they tell us about the disease and how can they help develop new therapie

Joseph OchabaNovember 29, 2012

HDBuzz Prize runner-up 2012: Fruit flies, faulty connections and Huntington's disease

HDBuzz Prize runner-up 2012: Fruit flies, faulty connections and Huntington's disease

Recent study in fruit flies identifies a new connection between synapses and HD

Dr Tamara MaiuriNovember 16, 2012

Illuminating findings in blood cells from Huntington's disease patients

Illuminating findings in blood cells from Huntington's disease patients

Levels of the huntingtin protein can be directly measured in blood - could this be useful for gene silencing studies?

Dr Jeff CarrollNovember 06, 2012

Giving Huntington's disease the finger? Two teams report success for zinc-finger drugs in cells and mice

Giving Huntington's disease the finger? Two teams report success for zinc-finger drugs in cells and mice

Success in Huntington’s disease cells and mice for zinc finger drugs that reduce production of the harmful protein

Dr Ed WildNovember 01, 2012

HDBuzz Prize winner 2012: Deep brain stimulation for HD

HDBuzz Prize winner 2012: Deep brain stimulation for HD

HDBuzz Prizewinner 2012: Deep brain stimulation to treat uncontrollable movements called chorea in Huntington's disea

Melissa ChristiansonOctober 29, 2012