New analysis suggests 'small' CAG length doesn't matter after all

New analysis suggests 'small' CAG length doesn't matter after all

Size isn't everything: new research suggests that only a person's big CAG count, not the small one, affects HD onset

Dr Ed WildFebruary 18, 2012

Special 'brain fat' injection helps HD mice

Special 'brain fat' injection helps HD mice

Directly injecting the brains of HD mice with a good type of fat called ganglioside GM1 provides dramatic benefit

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 14, 2012

HDYO! Huntington's Disease Youth Organization goes live

HDYO! Huntington's Disease Youth Organization goes live

The Huntington's Disease Youth Organization website has just launched and its website is now active at www.hdyo.org

Dr Ed WildFebruary 10, 2012

Could mesenchymal stem cells deliver gene silencing drugs?

Could mesenchymal stem cells deliver gene silencing drugs?

Stem cells can deliver HD gene silencing drugs into cells in a dish. Do we need another delivery technology?

Dr Jeff CarrollJanuary 31, 2012

Double success for huntingtin RNAi gene silencing

Double success for huntingtin RNAi gene silencing

2 bits of good news for RNAi gene silencing in HD: it's safe over six months, and a way to treat bigger brain areas

Dr Ed WildJanuary 24, 2012

New experiments clarify the role of SIRT1 in HD - or do they?

New experiments clarify the role of SIRT1 in HD - or do they?

Work from multiple labs suggests activating a protein called SIRT1 might help HD, but the picture is still confusing

Dr Jeff CarrollJanuary 12, 2012

Bone marrow transplantation in Huntington's Disease

Bone marrow transplantation in Huntington's Disease

Bone marrow transplant protects HD mice from some symptoms, suggesting the immune system may be an important target

Dr Tony HannanJanuary 04, 2012

2011 - a year in Huntington's disease research

2011 - a year in Huntington's disease research

Looking back at a year in Huntington's disease research - and the first year of HDBuzz

Dr Ed WildDecember 31, 2011

Gene therapy meets stem cells in liver disease success

Gene therapy meets stem cells in liver disease success

Scientists combine gene therapy and stem cells to correct a genetic liver disease. Could this combo be retooled for H

Dr Michael OrthDecember 26, 2011

Chinese Huntington’s Disease Network launched

Chinese Huntington’s Disease Network launched

Chinese Huntington’s Disease Network launched. Good news for China, good news for the global HD community

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 21, 2011

HDAC inhibitor drug protects memory in HD mice

HDAC inhibitor drug protects memory in HD mice

CBP, a gene-switching protein, protects memory in HD mice; 'histone deacetylase inhibitor' drug mimics its effects

Dr Ed WildDecember 13, 2011