Measuring harmful huntingtin protein in the brain’s bath water

Measuring harmful huntingtin protein in the brain’s bath water

How will we know whether HD-lowering treatments are working? New advancements in the detection of mutant huntingtin.

Dr Michael OrthMay 18, 2015

A faulty filter? Blood vessel changes in Huntington's disease

A faulty filter? Blood vessel changes in Huntington's disease

New research reveals blood vessel changes that could contribute to problem in HD

Melissa ChristiansonMay 13, 2015

Lighting the way: A new biomarker for Huntington’s disease

Lighting the way: A new biomarker for Huntington’s disease

A new biomarker reveals brain changes in early Huntington's disease.

Melissa ChristiansonApril 20, 2015

Novel research technique suggests an antioxidant gene protects vulnerable neurons

Novel research technique suggests an antioxidant gene protects vulnerable neurons

Researchers use a new technique in an HD mouse to uncover a gene, Gpx6, that is protective to vulnerable neurons.

Leora FoxApril 06, 2015

Building a Better Mouse(trap): A New Model of Huntington’s Disease

Building a Better Mouse(trap): A New Model of Huntington’s Disease

New mouse model gives insights into Huntington's disease

Melissa ChristiansonMarch 16, 2015

Taking new targets to the bank: the DNA repair protein ‘ATM’ is overactive in Huntington's disease

Taking new targets to the bank: the DNA repair protein ‘ATM’ is overactive in Huntington's disease

HD causes the normally helpful protein "ATM" to get a little overzealous. Now we can look for drugs to settle it down

Terry Jo BichellMarch 09, 2015

2015 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference: Day 3

2015 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference: Day 3

Day 3 of updates from the annual HD Therapeutics Conference in Palm Springs

Dr Jeff CarrollMarch 03, 2015

2015 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference: Day 2

2015 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference: Day 2

Day 2 of updates from the annual HD Therapeutics Conference in Palm Springs

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 26, 2015

2015 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference: Day 1

2015 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference: Day 1

Day 1 of updates from the annual HD Therapeutics Conference in Palm Springs

Dr Ed WildFebruary 25, 2015

Unlocking the Potential of Antibodies as a Therapy for Huntington’s Disease

Unlocking the Potential of Antibodies as a Therapy for Huntington’s Disease

Antibodies are known for their role in immunity, but researchers repurpose them in many ways. Can they be used in HD?

Lakshini MendisFebruary 18, 2015

Drug Improves Huntington’s Symptoms in Mice – and Their Offspring

Drug Improves Huntington’s Symptoms in Mice – and Their Offspring

HD drug changes DNA folding across generations

Melissa ChristiansonFebruary 09, 2015