Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 1

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 1

Proteins and DNA - Jeff and Ed report from day 1 of the 2016 #huntingtonsdisease therapeutics conference

Dr Ed WildFebruary 25, 2016

Harnessing the power of viruses to treat Huntington's disease

Harnessing the power of viruses to treat Huntington's disease

Researchers design a virus to more effectively deliver gene-silencing drugs throughout the brain.

Leora FoxFebruary 03, 2016

Through a Broader Lens: Looking at Non-Motor Symptoms in HD

Through a Broader Lens: Looking at Non-Motor Symptoms in HD

Sleep deficits precede motor problems in HD

Melissa ChristiansonJanuary 25, 2016

Looking Past the Spin: Results from a Clinical Trial of Cysteamine

Looking Past the Spin: Results from a Clinical Trial of Cysteamine

Phase 2/3 clinical trial results prove inconclusive for Huntington's drug cysteamine.

Melissa ChristiansonDecember 18, 2015

A recycled drug gives us new insight in to HD

A recycled drug gives us new insight in to HD

An existing drug could give a boost to HD brain cells – but it may need more testing before it’s back in the clinic

Leora FoxDecember 15, 2015

Through the eyes of a friend: changes in mood and behavior in early HD

Through the eyes of a friend: changes in mood and behavior in early HD

Companions of HD gene carriers are more likely to notice psychological changes in presymptomatic HD.

Leora FoxDecember 02, 2015

A multiple sclerosis drug that works for Huntington's disease: the real deal or too good to be true?

A multiple sclerosis drug that works for Huntington's disease: the real deal or too good to be true?

Fingolimod, a drug used in multiple sclerosis, prevents memory problems in HD mice. Would it work in patients?

Melissa ChristiansonNovember 24, 2015

Mapping the anatomy of HD: a whole-brain history

Mapping the anatomy of HD: a whole-brain history

A new book for researchers describes a century of HD anatomy and presents evidence that HD affects the whole brain.

Leora FoxNovember 04, 2015

Liftoff: First humans treated with gene silencing drugs for HD!

Liftoff: First humans treated with gene silencing drugs for HD!

Major Announcement: First HD patients treated with gene silencing drugs

Dr Jeff CarrollOctober 22, 2015

HDBuzz primer: Clinical trial designs and phases

HDBuzz primer: Clinical trial designs and phases

HDBuzz untangles hope from hype in clinical trial announcements

Dr Jeff Carroll and Melissa ChristiansonOctober 09, 2015

A Few Bad Seeds: Using Brain Fluid to Grow Clumps in Brain Cells

A Few Bad Seeds: Using Brain Fluid to Grow Clumps in Brain Cells

HD brain fluid makes brain cells grow clumps.

Melissa ChristiansonSeptember 15, 2015