EuroBuzz 2016: The Euro-HD Network Meeting in The Hague

EuroBuzz 2016: The Euro-HD Network Meeting in The Hague

All our tweets from #EHDN2016 in one mega-article

Dr Jeff CarrollSeptember 23, 2016

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

New technology enables researchers to find ultra-rare mutations in the HD gene, distinct from the one causing HD

Megan KrenchAugust 29, 2016

Deutetrabenazine for Huntington's disease: a positive trial but the FDA says no? Not exactly...

Deutetrabenazine for Huntington's disease: a positive trial but the FDA says no? Not exactly...

A new scientific paper & lots of headlines about deutetrabenazine, a twist on treating chorea in Huntington's disease

Dr Peter McColganAugust 17, 2016

A support system gone wrong - glial cells contribute to HD symptoms

A support system gone wrong - glial cells contribute to HD symptoms

An elegant new study helps determine how much brain cells called glia matter to HD symptoms

Dr Jackie JohnsonAugust 02, 2016

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