Articles with the topic: huntingtin-function

Huntington's disease therapeutics conference 2019 - Day 3

Huntington's disease therapeutics conference 2019 - Day 3

New insights into the huntingtin protein, and further progress in turning genetic quirks that modify the course of HD into treatments, on the final day of the therapeutics conference

Joel Stanton and Dr Jeff CarrollMarch 05, 2019

Huntington's disease therapeutics conference 2018 - day 3

Huntington's disease therapeutics conference 2018 - day 3

Updates from day 3 of the Huntington’s Disease Therapeutics Conference: huntingtin protein - and lowering it

Dr Jeff CarrollMarch 02, 2018

An early role for the Huntington's disease gene – but don't believe all the headlines

An early role for the Huntington's disease gene – but don't believe all the headlines

A surprising new paper sheds light on the role of the HD gene early in development. Should we worry?

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 27, 2018

New roles for huntingtin: removing a healthy protein to understand its function

New roles for huntingtin: removing a healthy protein to understand its function

Completely removing normal huntingtin in adults may disrupt healthy brain function, a recent study suggests.

Leora FoxSeptember 26, 2017

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

Enemy at the gates – huntingtin disrupts nuclear transport

Enemy at the gates – huntingtin disrupts nuclear transport

Two recent studies show how a cellular border control system goes wrong in HD, opening new avenues for HD research.

Tom PeskettApril 21, 2017

Huntingtin grabs a hammer: DNA repair in HD

Huntingtin grabs a hammer: DNA repair in HD

Huntingtin helps fix damaged DNA, a recent study suggests, under the direction of a gene repair protein called ATM.

Leora FoxFebruary 22, 2017

The benefits of migration, highlighted in Huntington's disease

The benefits of migration, highlighted in Huntington's disease

Is HD a developmental disease? HD stops neurons migrating in developing brain, but maybe we can get them going again

Dr Michael FlowerFebruary 10, 2017

A powerful message: does a toxic RNA message molecule cause harm in Huntington's disease?

A powerful message: does a toxic RNA message molecule cause harm in Huntington's disease?

What if some problems in HD were due to something other than a harmful protein?

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 30, 2016