Articles with the topic: featured

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

HDBuzz Prize winner 2012: Deep brain stimulation for HD

HDBuzz Prize winner 2012: Deep brain stimulation for HD

HDBuzz Prizewinner 2012: Deep brain stimulation to treat uncontrollable movements called chorea in Huntington's disea

Melissa ChristiansonOctober 29, 2012

Shooting the messenger with single-stranded RNA gene silencing

Shooting the messenger with single-stranded RNA gene silencing

New ‘single-stranded RNA’ gene silencing drugs could be safer & more effective to treat Huntington’s disease

Dr Nayana LahiriSeptember 24, 2012

EuroBuzz Video: Day 1

EuroBuzz Video: Day 1

Watch the full video of EuroBuzz day 1 with Jeff Carroll and Ed Wild at the Euro-HD Network Meeting in Stockholm

Professor Ed WildSeptember 19, 2012

EuroBuzz News: Day 1

EuroBuzz News: Day 1

EuroBuzz news: Day 1. Ed and Jeff reporting from the European Huntington’s Disease Network meeting in Stockholm

Dr Jeff CarrollSeptember 14, 2012

High-power brain scans reveal sodium changes in HD

High-power brain scans reveal sodium changes in HD

A new brain scanning technique reveals high sodium levels in HD brains. How might this help clinical trials?

Dr James ColeAugust 22, 2012

'Induced' stem cells make exciting advances

'Induced' stem cells make exciting advances

Stem cells from HD patients: becoming important tools for researchers - and now correcting the HD mutation in the lab

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 06, 2012

ASO gene silencing reaches further, lasts longer

ASO gene silencing reaches further, lasts longer

Silencing the Huntingtin gene using ASO drugs reaches further, lasts longer and is safe. Human trial soon?

Dr Nayana LahiriJune 21, 2012

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors: new HD drugs entering trials soon

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors: new HD drugs entering trials soon

CHDI and Pfizer announce exciting animal work and plans for a human trial with a drug targeting 'phosphodiesterases'.

Carly DesmondJune 07, 2012