- Celebrate Giving Tuesday with HDSA! 
- Beyond Huntingtin-lowering: How else might we be able to treat HD?  
- HDBuzz and HDYO on Somatic Instability  

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with HDSA!  

At HDSA, we’re grateful for your commitment to HDSA’s vision of a world free of Huntington’s disease and for your engagement in research – it’s how medicine moves forward. If you’re a reader of this blog, you’re actively choosing to stay informed about HD news, HD science, and HDSA research activities, and we thank you for trusting HDSA as a source. The more awareness we can raise within our community about evidence-based research, the greater the participation, and the faster the field can move towards effective treatments for HD.   

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with HDSA on November 28th! The generosity of the HDSA family allows us to fund HD researchers in their efforts to understand and treat HD, support experts in HD clinical care through HDSA’s Center of Excellence Program and increase community research activity and education with resources like HD Trialfinder, research webinars, The Marker, the research blog, and more. Your participation and support – at any level – will have a far-reaching impact on our ability to continue and expand help and hope to HD families everywhere. Click here to learn how to participate and keep reading to learn about the progress that your giving can create! 

Beyond Huntingtin-lowering: How else might we be able to treat HD?  

Experimental approaches to lower levels of huntingtin protein in people with HD have dominated the HD research landscape, but they aren’t the only options being explored. Many companies and academic labs are exploring alternative ways to treat HD. The most recent article from HDBuzz, written by guest author, HDSA’s Kelly Andrew, explores out-of-the-box approaches to treating HD. Read the full article here.  

HDBuzz and HDYO on Somatic Instability  

Yesterday, HDYO was joined by members of the HDBuzz Editorial Team for a conversation about somatic instability. Drs. Leora Fox and Rachel Harding joined Jenna Heilman, Executive Director of HDYO for this latest installment in HDYO’s “breaking Down Barriers” Series. Watch the recording here.