Articles with the topic: genetics

Splicing with danger: a new way of thinking about the harmful Huntington's disease protein

Splicing with danger: a new way of thinking about the harmful Huntington's disease protein

Researchers discover a new way harmful fragments of the huntingtin protein are made in neurons.

Dr Tamara MaiuriMay 06, 2013

Is access to predictive genetic testing for Huntington's disease a problem?

Is access to predictive genetic testing for Huntington's disease a problem?

Is access to predictive genetic testing for Huntington's disease a problem? A UBC study says it is.

Deepti BabuApril 23, 2013

Is a new technique set to revolutionize Huntington's disease genetic testing?

Is a new technique set to revolutionize Huntington's disease genetic testing?

A new genetic testing technique for HD has been reported. What does this mean for people at risk or already tested?

Dr Tamara MaiuriMarch 18, 2013

Of mice and men: using animal models to study Huntington's disease

Of mice and men: using animal models to study Huntington's disease

Animal models of Huntington's disease: what they tell us about the disease and how can they help develop new therapie

Joseph OchabaNovember 29, 2012

Interview: Alice and Nancy Wexler

Interview: Alice and Nancy Wexler

HDBuzz interviews Alice and Nancy Wexler, the sisters at the heart of the Hereditary Disease Foundation

Dr Ed WildOctober 20, 2012

Mutant yeast highlights crucial CAG-reading protein

Mutant yeast highlights crucial CAG-reading protein

A new job for a DNA-reading protein called SPT4 - controlling the balance of mutant and healthy huntingtin protein

Dr Ed WildMarch 14, 2012

New analysis suggests 'small' CAG length doesn't matter after all

New analysis suggests 'small' CAG length doesn't matter after all

Size isn't everything: new research suggests that only a person's big CAG count, not the small one, affects HD onset

Dr Ed WildFebruary 18, 2012

Making babies: having a family, the HD way

Making babies: having a family, the HD way

Making babies: HDBuzz's feature article on fertility technologies that can help at-risk people to have HD-free childr

Dr Nayana LahiriJuly 02, 2011