Stem cells and HD: past, present and future

Stem cells and HD: past, present and future

Stem cells - who needs 'em? Scientists make brain cells from skin cells. Could this help HD?

Dr Jeff CarrollAugust 08, 2011

Coming soon from the HD World Congress: Oz Buzz!

Coming soon from the HD World Congress: Oz Buzz!

Announcing 'Oz Buzz' - hot science news from the 2011 HD World Congress - with Ed Wild, Jeff Carroll & Charles Sabine

Dr Ed WildAugust 01, 2011

Therapeutics conference videos now online

Therapeutics conference videos now online

Videos of the scientific presentations from February's Huntington's disease therapeutics conference are now online

Dr Ed WildJuly 26, 2011

Cut-and-paste DNA: fixing mutations with 'genome editing'

Cut-and-paste DNA: fixing mutations with 'genome editing'

Scientists make precise changes to the DNA of a live animal. Could it work for human genetic diseases?

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 18, 2011

Caffeine, cannabis and caution

Caffeine, cannabis and caution

Does caffeine accelerate Huntington's disease? Does cannabis slow it down? HDBuzz looks behind the headlines

Dr Ed WildJuly 06, 2011

Making babies: having a family, the HD way

Making babies: having a family, the HD way

Making babies: HDBuzz's feature article on fertility technologies that can help at-risk people to have HD-free childr

Dr Nayana LahiriJuly 02, 2011

Re-routing the huntingtin protein inside cells

Re-routing the huntingtin protein inside cells

Canadian team decodes the tags that re-route the huntingtin protein within cells, helping explain how it becomes toxi

Dr Jeff CarrollJune 26, 2011

Not all in your head: digestive problems in HD

Not all in your head: digestive problems in HD

Huntington's disease mice absorb less nutrition from food - which might help explain why human patients lose weight.

Dr Jeff CarrollJune 18, 2011

Huntexil update: EMA asks for further trial

Huntexil update: EMA asks for further trial

European Medicines Agency (EMA) tells NeuroSearch a European license for Huntexil in HD requires another large trial

Dr Ed WildJune 06, 2011

KMO inhibitor drug improves lifespan of Huntington's disease mice

KMO inhibitor drug improves lifespan of Huntington's disease mice

Positive results from tests of a new 'KMO inhibiting' drug in Huntington's disease mice

Dr Ed WildJune 02, 2011

Meet the enemy: neutron ray reveals HD protein structure

Meet the enemy: neutron ray reveals HD protein structure

Scientists use beams of neutrons to study the structure of clumps of mutant huntingtin protein

Dr Jeff CarrollMay 26, 2011