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‘Navigating’ the Huntington’s disease community towards crucial clinical trials

As scientists and drug companies expand the array of potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, the Huntington Study Group (HSG), the world’s largest HD clinical research network,...

Could molecular handcuffs lower the protein that causes Huntington’s disease?

Researchers got surprisingly lucky when looking for drug molecules to pull mutant huntingtin protein into a cellular garbage disposal machine Several approaches are being taken...

Scientists find a way to target the protein behind Huntington’s disease

A small molecule sends the problem protein to a system that digests it. Huntington's disease is caused by a dominant mutation, meaning that anyone who...

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Malattia di Huntington. La mutazione che la causa migliora l’apprendimento

Può sembrare paradossale, ma alcuni scienziati tedeschi hanno dimostrato come la patologia che porta a una degenerazione dei nervi possa avere come conseguenza una...

A step forward for gene editing: CRISPR-Cas9 and HD

CRISPR-Cas9 is an experimental gene editing technique used to make precise changes in DNA. For the first time, scientists have used this approach to...

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) n Wednesday, September 26th, HDSA hosted...

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Des tissus sains greffés au cerveau de personnes souffrant de la...

Québec, le 5 juin 2014 - Une étude publiée récemment dans la revue Annals of Neurology rapporte que des tissus sains, greffés au cerveau de personnes atteintes...
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