Articles with the topic: genetics

Kids sometimes get Huntington’s disease too

Kids sometimes get Huntington’s disease too

Finally, a big study that shows what childhood HD looks like. This will help us work out if new drugs work in children too

Dr Michael FlowerOctober 10, 2018

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2017 - Day 1

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2017 - Day 1

HDBuzz summarises all the science from the 2017 Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference in Malta - day 1

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 27, 2017

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

New technology enables researchers to find ultra-rare mutations in the HD gene, distinct from the one causing HD

Megan KrenchAugust 29, 2016

Slightly long CAG repeats are more common than we thought

Slightly long CAG repeats are more common than we thought

A new population study reveals that relatively mild forms of the HD mutation are much more common than we thought

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 05, 2016

Important drug targets yielded by new genetic study of HD

Important drug targets yielded by new genetic study of HD

A genetic study confirms that minute differences in DNA repair genes can influence the age of HD symptom onset.

Leora FoxMay 02, 2016

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 1

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 1

Proteins and DNA - Jeff and Ed report from day 1 of the 2016 #huntingtonsdisease therapeutics conference

Dr Ed WildFebruary 25, 2016

Huge study reveals new 'genetic modifiers' of Huntington's disease

Huge study reveals new 'genetic modifiers' of Huntington's disease

GeM-HD identifies the first solid leads in the hunt for genetic variations that affect Huntington's disease onset

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 31, 2015

Switching it up: variety in the HD gene affects symptom onset

Switching it up: variety in the HD gene affects symptom onset

Variety in the HD gene’s on switch affects when symptoms arise.

Melissa ChristiansonMay 29, 2015

Building a Better Mouse(trap): A New Model of Huntington’s Disease

Building a Better Mouse(trap): A New Model of Huntington’s Disease

New mouse model gives insights into Huntington's disease

Melissa ChristiansonMarch 16, 2015