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.

October, 2019

Insights on HD Age of Onset

Posted on October 31, 2019

Several groups of scientists have reported recently on how CAG length “hiccups” or expansions during life can influence the age of…

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World’s First HD Gene Therapy Trial

Posted on October 24, 2019

Boston-based company uniQure is conducting the first HD gene therapy trial of their drug AMT-130. The Phase 1/2 trial is designed to test…

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HDSA Names Five 2019 HD Human Biology Project Fellows

Posted on October 17, 2019

This week, we announced the winners of the 2019 HD Human Biology Fellowship. These young scientists were chosen for their…

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This Week in HD History: Remembering Marjorie Guthrie

Posted on October 10, 2019

On October 6th, 1917, HDSA’s founder Marjorie Guthrie was born. Not only did Marjorie found the Committee to Combat Huntington’s…

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This Week in HD History: Huntingtin Aggregates

Posted on October 3, 2019

One of the telltale signs of Huntington’s disease is the clumps of huntingtin protein that build up all over the…

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