Articles with the topic: development

Working as a team: Changes in brain development mean some brain regions may be slacking off

Working as a team: Changes in brain development mean some brain regions may be slacking off

Scientists use human fetal tissue to look at HD brain development. But what do developmental changes mean when symptoms don’t occur until decades after birth?

Dr Sarah HernandezAugust 17, 2020

The third dimension: using minibrains to understand brain development changes in HD

The third dimension: using minibrains to understand brain development changes in HD

Researchers show that highly expanded CAGs in the HD gene can cause early developmental changes using 3D brain models called organoids. What’d they find?

Dr Sarah HernandezFebruary 06, 2020

Fresh Updates from First Huntingtin Lowering Study Publication

Fresh Updates from First Huntingtin Lowering Study Publication

Hot off the presses - New publication gives more details about the results of Ionis and Roche's safety study with a Huntingtin-lowering ASO

Dr Jeff CarrollMay 07, 2019

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

Early exposure to the HD protein may cause life-long symptoms

Early exposure to the HD protein may cause life-long symptoms

A surprising new mouse study suggests the mutant HD gene may do some of its damage during embryonic development

Mr. Shawn MinnigJune 28, 2016

Does the HD mutation affect children's growth?

Does the HD mutation affect children's growth?

A small study suggests kids with the HD mutation but no symptoms have subtle differences in growth. What does it mean

Dr Ed WildAugust 07, 2012