If you missed this week’s research webinar, in which Dr. Sandra Kostyk and Dr. Andrew Feigin discussed a new HD trial called PROOF-HD, it is now available to view on HDSA’s YouTube Channel. Drs. Feigin and Kostyk explained the mechanism of the drug, pridopidine, and answered questions about eligibility, what participation involves, the timeline, and much more.  Click here to watch the recording.

Getting Involved in HD Clinical Trials

This week, HD advocate B.J. Viau wrote an article on the website Huntington’s Disease News that answers some top questions about getting involved in HD Clinical Trials. He covers the ever-expanding HD clinical trials pipeline, and some great ways to get started with learning more and participating in clinical studies. Resources include HDSA’s HD Trialfinder and the global study Enroll-HD. He also offers some resources for understanding what a typical study visit might look like and how researchers collect spinal fluid.  

HDSA Research Webinar: 2020 HD Research Year in Review 

2020 was an extraordinarily challenging year for us all, but HD research progress marched on due to the strength and persistence of HD families and researchers all over the globe. In our next HDSA research webinar, learn more about why 2020 was a great year for HD research with Dr. George Yohrling and Dr. Leora Fox, who will focus on this year’s triumphs and hopes for the near future.  

The HD Research Year in Review will be presented on Thursday, February 18th, 12 PM Eastern. Register here!