Articles with the topic: blood-brain-barrier

Harnessing the power of viruses to treat Huntington's disease

Harnessing the power of viruses to treat Huntington's disease

Researchers design a virus to more effectively deliver gene-silencing drugs throughout the brain.

Leora FoxFebruary 03, 2016

A faulty filter? Blood vessel changes in Huntington's disease

A faulty filter? Blood vessel changes in Huntington's disease

New research reveals blood vessel changes that could contribute to problem in HD

Melissa ChristiansonMay 13, 2015

Could a 'brain shuttle' get Huntington's disease drugs to where they're needed?

Could a 'brain shuttle' get Huntington's disease drugs to where they're needed?

Roche's 'brain shuttle' sneaks drugs past the blood-brain barrier. Could it work for HD gene silencing drugs?

Dr Jeff CarrollJanuary 20, 2014

Targeting oxidative stress in Huntington's Disease

Targeting oxidative stress in Huntington's Disease

Damage to cells caused by oxidative stress is part of HD - could a new targeted drug help reduce this problem?

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 03, 2012

KMO inhibitor drug improves lifespan of Huntington's disease mice

KMO inhibitor drug improves lifespan of Huntington's disease mice

Positive results from tests of a new 'KMO inhibiting' drug in Huntington's disease mice

Dr Ed WildJune 02, 2011