Dr. Leora Fox keeps you up-to-date on HDSA research activities, recently published work about Huntington’s disease, historical moments in HD research and more.

March, 2018

HDSA’s Human Biology Project

Posted on March 29, 2018

The identification of the HD gene led to the development of many animal models that have helped us to better…

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25th Anniversary of Discovering the HD gene

Posted on March 22, 2018

This week marks 25 years since the identification of the gene that causes Huntington’s disease. The discovery of the repeating…

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New Partnership to Advance Treatments for Brain Disease

Posted on March 15, 2018

On Monday, HDSA announced a partnership with the ALS Association and Teva Pharmaceuticals on a project to help identify new…

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Interpreting this Week’s News: Data from the First Phase of the Ionis-Roche Trial

Posted on March 8, 2018

This week, Ionis Pharmaceuticals shared data from the successful safety trial for their huntingtin-lowering drug. The data confirms what was…

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CHDI’s Huntington’s Disease Conference in Palm Springs

Posted on March 1, 2018

This week in Palm Springs, California marks the 13th Annual HD Therapeutics Conference. This yearly conference draws academic and industry…

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