Slightly long CAG repeats are more common than we thought

Slightly long CAG repeats are more common than we thought

A new population study reveals that relatively mild forms of the HD mutation are much more common than we thought

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 05, 2016

Early exposure to the HD protein may cause life-long symptoms

Early exposure to the HD protein may cause life-long symptoms

A surprising new mouse study suggests the mutant HD gene may do some of its damage during embryonic development

Mr. Shawn MinnigJune 28, 2016

Electron beam snaps best images yet of Huntington's disease protein

Electron beam snaps best images yet of Huntington's disease protein

Electrons enable huntingtin protein, the cause of Huntington's disease, to be visualised at highest resolution ever

Tom PeskettJune 21, 2016

Planting trees together: The 2016 Huntington's Disease Society of America Convention

Planting trees together: The 2016 Huntington's Disease Society of America Convention

HDBuzz summarizes the science from an unusually large and energized @HDSA convention in Baltimore

Dr Jeff CarrollJune 13, 2016

Huntingtin takes a trip: harmful proteins pass between brain cells

Huntingtin takes a trip: harmful proteins pass between brain cells

Harmful misfolded huntingtin can travel between brain cells via messenger particles called exosomes

Leora FoxJune 06, 2016

Important drug targets yielded by new genetic study of HD

Important drug targets yielded by new genetic study of HD

A genetic study confirms that minute differences in DNA repair genes can influence the age of HD symptom onset.

Leora FoxMay 02, 2016

Thinking clearly about the earliest symptoms of HD and which brain regions control them

Thinking clearly about the earliest symptoms of HD and which brain regions control them

HD reaches more brain structures than we thought: new research broadens our understanding of the earliest signs of HD

Dr Tamara MaiuriApril 18, 2016

How NOT to write a news article about a clinical trial

How NOT to write a news article about a clinical trial

A confusing story about a huntingtin lowering trial is published in the Telegraph, but cool new stuff is happening!

Dr Jeff CarrollMarch 11, 2016

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 3

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 3

Stem cells and modeling Huntington's disease in our final Therapeutics Conference report

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 28, 2016

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 2

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 2

Strategies for getting rid of mutant huntingtin & clinical trial updates: day 2 of the HD therapeutics conference

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 28, 2016

Could a new "jaw-dropping" breakthrough help treat Huntington's Disease?

Could a new "jaw-dropping" breakthrough help treat Huntington's Disease?

The news has recently been full of stories about CRISPR, a new "jaw-dropping" DNA-editing technology. Hype or hope?

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 25, 2016