Articles with the topic: gene-silencing

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 2

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 2

Strategies for getting rid of mutant huntingtin & clinical trial updates: day 2 of the HD therapeutics conference

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 28, 2016

Harnessing the power of viruses to treat Huntington's disease

Harnessing the power of viruses to treat Huntington's disease

Researchers design a virus to more effectively deliver gene-silencing drugs throughout the brain.

Dr Leora FoxFebruary 03, 2016

Liftoff: First humans treated with gene silencing drugs for HD!

Liftoff: First humans treated with gene silencing drugs for HD!

Major Announcement: First HD patients treated with gene silencing drugs

Dr Jeff CarrollOctober 22, 2015

New tool to measure outcomes in Huntington’s Disease clinical trials

New tool to measure outcomes in Huntington’s Disease clinical trials

A better tool for HD trials! New research shows innovative way to measure mutant Huntingtin outside the brain

Megan KrenchSeptember 03, 2015

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

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

Huntington's disease clinical trial announcement: huntingtin-lowering drug to enter Phase I trial in 2015

Huntington's disease clinical trial announcement: huntingtin-lowering drug to enter Phase I trial in 2015

A clinical trial for an exciting therapy against HD is planned for 2015. The first step is to make sure it is safe.

Dr Leora FoxNovember 04, 2014

Could a 'brain shuttle' get Huntington's disease drugs to where they're needed?

Could a 'brain shuttle' get Huntington's disease drugs to where they're needed?

Roche's 'brain shuttle' sneaks drugs past the blood-brain barrier. Could it work for HD gene silencing drugs?

Dr Jeff CarrollJanuary 20, 2014

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 4

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 4

Buzzilia, day 4: Jeff and Ed's roundup of happenings from the closing day of the HD World Congress in Rio de Janeiro

Dr Jeff CarrollSeptember 18, 2013