Researchers have updated the system that classifies Huntington’s disease progression. Tracking progression in 4 stages will make clinical trial screening and data interpretation easier and faster, and pave the way for pre-symptomatic trials.
We know that HD-related changes can occur many years before symptom onset, but how early do those changes begin? A team of researchers set out to determine that with a new comprehensive study in pre-manifest HD young adults.
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Smaller total brain volumes in male HD mutation carriers suggests brain development may be different in HD.
The one-year report from the TRACK-HD study demonstrates a number of changes in pre-symptomatic HD-mutation carriers