Articles with the topic: genetics

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.

Dr 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

Drug Improves Huntington’s Symptoms in Mice – and Their Offspring

Drug Improves Huntington’s Symptoms in Mice – and Their Offspring

HD drug changes DNA folding across generations

Melissa ChristiansonFebruary 09, 2015

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 3

'Buzzilia' from the Huntington's Disease World Congress: day 3

Buzzilia, day 3: Jeff and Ed's roundup of happenings from the third day of the HD World Congress in Rio de Janeiro

Dr Ed WildSeptember 17, 2013

How long is too long? Rethinking the Huntington’s disease ‘gray area’

How long is too long? Rethinking the Huntington’s disease ‘gray area’

Does an ‘intermediate’ CAG repeat count in the Huntington’s disease gene cause brain changes?

Dr Ed WildAugust 19, 2013

A DNA repair protein modifies the stability of long CAG tracts in the Huntington's disease gene

A DNA repair protein modifies the stability of long CAG tracts in the Huntington's disease gene

DNA repair is a critical process to cells, but errors in this process might explain 'repeat instability' in HD

Carly DesmondJune 03, 2013