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How NOT to write a news article about a clinical trial

How NOT to write a news article about a clinical trial

A confusing story about a huntingtin lowering trial is published in the Telegraph, but cool new stuff is happening!

Dr Jeff CarrollMarch 11, 2016

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 3

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 3

Stem cells and modeling Huntington's disease in our final Therapeutics Conference report

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 28, 2016

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

Liftoff: First humans treated with gene silencing drugs for HD!

Liftoff: First humans treated with gene silencing drugs for HD!

Major Announcement: First HD patients treated with gene silencing drugs

Dr Jeff CarrollOctober 22, 2015

Huge study reveals new 'genetic modifiers' of Huntington's disease

Huge study reveals new 'genetic modifiers' of Huntington's disease

GeM-HD identifies the first solid leads in the hunt for genetic variations that affect Huntington's disease onset

Dr Jeff CarrollJuly 31, 2015

Switching it up: variety in the HD gene affects symptom onset

Switching it up: variety in the HD gene affects symptom onset

Variety in the HD gene’s on switch affects when symptoms arise.

Melissa ChristiansonMay 29, 2015

Positive results announced for re-worked tetrabenazine drug in Huntington's disease

Positive results announced for re-worked tetrabenazine drug in Huntington's disease

Modified 'heavy hydrogen' form of tetrabenazine appears safe and effective for chorea in Huntington's disease

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 22, 2014

Huntington's disease clinical trial announcement: huntingtin-lowering drug to enter Phase I trial in 2015

Huntington's disease clinical trial announcement: huntingtin-lowering drug to enter Phase I trial in 2015

A clinical trial for an exciting therapy against HD is planned for 2015. The first step is to make sure it is safe.

Leora FoxNovember 04, 2014

Largest creatine clinical trial for Huntington's disease halted after 'futility' analysis

Largest creatine clinical trial for Huntington's disease halted after 'futility' analysis

CREST-E, a trial of the supplement creatine, has been stopped after an early analysis found it couldn't show benefit

Dr Ed WildOctober 29, 2014