The gene MSH3 is getting a lot of attention in HD research lately. New findings suggest MSH3 lowering could halt CAG repeat expansions, offering a new therapeutic avenue.
Both PTC Therapeutics and uniQure have shared updates from their respective clinical trials, testing different huntingtin-lowering approaches. We explore the data presented from both of these studies and what this means for HD family members.
Researchers look at the cause and effect of various forms of the HTT protein. They find both expanded and unexpanded HTT contribute to brain cell communication and the brain has an amazing capacity to compensate for changes related to disease
Roche released a community letter in early 2023, to share that their Phase II clinical trial to study the huntingtin-lowering drug, tominersen, is now underway. In this article, we summarise the latest news about this huntingtin-lowering drug.
Following a 3-month pause in enrollment due to concerns about side effects, uniQure shared the good news that their trial of the HD gene therapy AMT-130 will continue as planned, with new safety measures in place.
Last week, PTC Therapeutics released a statement sharing that recruitment of participants into the US arm of the PIVOT-HD trial has been paused. In this article, we will lay out exactly what is known and what this announcement means.
Two companies developing medicines for Huntington’s disease announced news about their huntingtin-lowering drugs. Let’s talk about the history and the caveats surrounding these hopeful pieces of news.
Read updates from clinical trials and scientific research on Huntington’s disease from Day 1 of the 2022 HDF Milton Wexler Biennial Symposium #HDF2022
HDBuzz is saddened to share the news that the VIBRANT-HD trial of the oral huntingtin-lowering drug, branaplam, has been temporarily suspended for the safety of participants.