Articles with the topic: clinical-trial

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

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

KINECT-HD trial shows valbenazine improves involuntary movements in Huntington's disease

KINECT-HD trial shows valbenazine improves involuntary movements in Huntington's disease

In a much-needed bit of good news for the Huntington's disease community, Neurocrine Bioscience's KINECT-HD trial showed that treatment with valbenazine significantly reduced the involuntary movements called chorea

Professor Ed WildDecember 14, 2021

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

A first for CRISPR gene editing could have wider applications for human disease

A first for CRISPR gene editing could have wider applications for human disease

A successful early trial of a drug for Familial Transthyretic Amyloidosis showed that CRISPR gene editing could be safely used in the human body. What does this mean for gene editing in HD?

Daniel O’ReillyJuly 21, 2021

Huntington's disease therapeutics conference 2021 - Day 3

Huntington's disease therapeutics conference 2021 - Day 3

Catch up on all of the latest updates from day 3 of the 2021 CHDI Huntington’s disease therapeutics conference #HDTC2021

Dr Rachel Harding, Dr Leora Fox, and Professor Ed WildApril 29, 2021