Articles with the topic: huntington's gene

Kids sometimes get Huntington’s disease too

Kids sometimes get Huntington’s disease too

Finally, a big study that shows what childhood HD looks like. This will help us work out if new drugs work in children too

Dr Michael FlowerOctober 10, 2018

An early role for the Huntington's disease gene – but don't believe all the headlines

An early role for the Huntington's disease gene – but don't believe all the headlines

A surprising new paper sheds light on the role of the HD gene early in development. Should we worry?

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 27, 2018

A powerful message: does a toxic RNA message molecule cause harm in Huntington's disease?

A powerful message: does a toxic RNA message molecule cause harm in Huntington's disease?

What if some problems in HD were due to something other than a harmful protein?

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 30, 2016

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

New technology enables researchers to find ultra-rare mutations in the HD gene, distinct from the one causing HD

Megan KrenchAugust 29, 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

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