Articles with the topic: featured

HDSA FAQ on the Roche/Genentech RG6042 program

HDSA FAQ on the Roche/Genentech RG6042 program

HDSA's frequently asked questions factsheet about the huntingtin-lowering trial ASO program was so good we stole it (with permission)

Leora FoxOctober 19, 2018

Success! ASO drug reduces levels of mutant protein in Huntington's disease patients

Success! ASO drug reduces levels of mutant protein in Huntington's disease patients

Amazing news from Ionis and Roche! HTTRx drug successfully lowers harmful huntingtin protein in spinal fluid

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 11, 2017

Switch off the genome editor when you’re done

Switch off the genome editor when you’re done

CRISPR genome editing just got an off-switch. We cut through the hype to explore the technology in HD

Dr Michael FlowerNovember 02, 2017

Update confirms Huntington's disease 'gene silencing' trial on track

Update confirms Huntington's disease 'gene silencing' trial on track

Ionis says its trial of HTTRx, intended to lower huntingtin protein, is fully recruited and plans to extend it

Dr Jeff CarrollOctober 15, 2017

FDA approves a new drug for symptoms of Huntington's disease

FDA approves a new drug for symptoms of Huntington's disease

Deutetrabenazine becomes the first new drug in a decade licensed by the FDA for symptoms of Huntington's disease

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 05, 2017

Pfizer Amaryllis trial ends in disappointment: no improvement in Huntington's disease symptoms

Pfizer Amaryllis trial ends in disappointment: no improvement in Huntington's disease symptoms

Pfizer announces the 'Amaryllis' trial of a PDE-10 inhibitor drug failed to improve symptoms of HD

Dr Ed WildDecember 16, 2016

Sorry folks, the PRIDE-HD trial did NOT show that Pridopidine slows the progression of Huntington's disease

Sorry folks, the PRIDE-HD trial did NOT show that Pridopidine slows the progression of Huntington's disease

HDBuzz helps untangle some bold claims about the just-announced results of the PRIDE-HD trial of pridopidine in HD

Dr Jeff CarrollSeptember 30, 2016

Slightly long CAG repeats are more common than we thought

Slightly long CAG repeats are more common than we thought

A new population study reveals that relatively mild forms of the HD mutation are much more common than we thought

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 05, 2016

Planting trees together: The 2016 Huntington's Disease Society of America Convention

Planting trees together: The 2016 Huntington's Disease Society of America Convention

HDBuzz summarizes the science from an unusually large and energized @HDSA convention in Baltimore

Dr Jeff CarrollJune 13, 2016