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Astri Arnesen, President of the European Huntington Association argues that building a partnership with patients is the best way forward to promote better and sustainable health services
The National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has published new research which reveals that Huntington's Disease may take affect in people much earlier on in life than originally expected and that a new drug may be paramount in controlling the disease.
Naoko Tanese from New York University School of Medicine outlines their work around Huntington’s disease (HD) and new targets for therapeutic intervention
Leora Fox, Jennifer Simpson and George Yohrling from the Huntington’s Disease Society of America explore the sources of funding in the development of therapies for Huntington’s disease (HD).
Professor Tanese of the New York University School of Medicine discusses Huntington’s disease Mutation in the huntingtin gene causes Huntington’s disease, a heritable and fatal neurodegenerative disease. The production of mutant huntingtin (HTT) protein is thought to be responsible for alterations of normal processes that ultimately result in the death of neurons....
Sorcha McPhillips, Chief Executive of the Huntington’s disease (HD) Association for Northern Ireland, raises awareness of HD and discusses the impact of hope on the community in the face of new treatments
Svein Olaf Olsen and Maiken Arnesen from the European Huntington Association reveal their thoughts on a recent and significant breakthrough concerning Huntington’s Disease (HD) research The 11th December 2017 will probably go into history along with the discovery of the Huntington gene in 1993. On this date, IONIS Pharmaceuticals announced...
The defect that causes Huntington's disease has been corrected in patients for the first time with an experimental drug Experts believe that the new experimental drug, which is injected into spinal fluid, could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years. The unstoppable death of brain cells in Huntington's gradually causes...
Prof. Dr Axel Rominger from the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich on how neurodegenerative diseases can be studied through PET imaging
Professor Naoko Tanese discusses her research into Huntington disease at the School of Medicine, New York University Huntington disease (HD) is a devastating disease that strikes affected individuals in mid-life with symptoms such as motor neuron dysfunction, cognitive and psychiatric disturbances that worsen with age. There is no cure for HD and...
Chief Executive of the Huntington’s disease Association, Cath Stanley explores the symptoms, causes, and the vital role of research within the field
New York University School of Medicine’s Naoko Tanese explores the pathogenic mechanisms and therapeutic strategies for Huntington’s disease
Jennifer Simpson of the Huntington’s disease Society of America highlights the disease and how there is still a long way to go before it can be truly understood