Articles with the topic: huntingtin-lowering

A spoonful of branaplam helps the huntingtin go down

A spoonful of branaplam helps the huntingtin go down

Branaplam was originally designed to treat spinal muscular atrophy, but a new paper outlines how it could hold promise for treating Huntington’s. This oral drug lowers huntingtin protein and will now be tested in a study called VIBRANT-HD.

Dr Rachel HardingMarch 16, 2022

Shining a spotlight on huntingtin: a tool to measure huntingtin-lowering in real time

Shining a spotlight on huntingtin: a tool to measure huntingtin-lowering in real time

A new imaging tool means that scientists can now directly measure the levels of the toxic huntingtin protein in animal models of Huntington’s disease, letting us see how well huntingtin lowering therapies are working in their brains

Dr Rachel HardingFebruary 17, 2022

Oral drug may change the story for huntingtin lowering

Oral drug may change the story for huntingtin lowering

Researchers with PTC Therapeutics recently published exciting new findings - a promising new huntingtin lowering drug that can be taken as a pill. Will this change how we move forward with huntingtin lowering?

Dr Sarah Hernandez and Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 01, 2022

Finding the silver lining: an update on the Roche GENERATION-HD1 trial data

Finding the silver lining: an update on the Roche GENERATION-HD1 trial data

The first round of findings from the halted tominersen huntingtin lowering trial, GENERATION-HD1, run by Roche were shared this week with the HD community. HDBuzz explains what they found and what’s next.

Dr Leora Fox and Dr Rachel HardingJanuary 21, 2022

Updates from the EHDN Meeting 2021

Updates from the EHDN Meeting 2021

Last month, HDBuzz attended the online European Huntington's Disease Network (EHDN) meeting. Read our summary of all the latest clinical trial updates.

Dr Rachel HardingOctober 28, 2021

Real talk: Q&A with Roche about GENERATION-HD1

Real talk: Q&A with Roche about GENERATION-HD1

The HDBuzz team sat down (virtually) for an in depth Q&A session with the team at Roche to answer questions about tominersen and the recent halting of the GENERATION-HD1 trial

Dr Sarah Hernandez and Dr Leora FoxSeptember 28, 2021

Unpacking recent gene therapy press

Unpacking recent gene therapy press

Voyager Therapeutics is shifting towards a new technology to deliver gene therapy and away from a planned HD clinical trial. But this could lead to less invasive drugs in the long run, and many other companies are working on HD gene therapies.

Dr Leora Fox and Dr Sarah HernandezAugust 16, 2021

Does blood hold the key to testing treatments earlier in HD patients?

Does blood hold the key to testing treatments earlier in HD patients?

A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins describes a non-invasive way to track progression of Huntington’s disease. This could be used before patients even start showing symptoms to help test treatments in early stages of disease.

Dr Rachel HardingAugust 04, 2021

Huntington’s disease clinical trial round up

Huntington’s disease clinical trial round up

Catch up on all the latest Huntington's disease clinical trial news in this one stop shop article covering all of the recent developments in making medicines for Huntington's disease

Dr Rachel HardingApril 26, 2021