Meet HDSA-Funded Researchers

Meet HDSA-funded researchers from around the world working on meaningful science to combat Huntington’s disease. Read about what drew them to the field of HD research, the passion for their work and how the support from HDSA is critical to the advancement of their important research.

Dr. Amber Southwell

The HD Human Biology Project allows HDSA to foster innovative patient-focused research to help the HD community better understand the…

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Dr. Sophie Andrews

“The HD Human Biology Project allows HDSA to foster innovative patient-focused research to help the HD community better understand the…

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Dr. Marie Didiot

The HD Human Biology Project allows HDSA to foster innovative patient-focused research to help the HD community better understand the…

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Dr. Rocio Gomez-Pastor

Meet Dr. Rocio Gomez-Pastor, whose HDSA HD Human Biology Project Fellowship helped her transition to university faculty and pursue long-term…

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Dr. Natalia Pessoa Rocha

Meet Dr. Natalia Pessoa Rocha, who is supported by HDSA’s Human Biology Project. Dr. Rocha is using brain imaging techniques…

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Dr. Madeleine Sharp

Dr. Madeleine Sharp was awarded an HDSA Human Biology Project Fellowship in 2016 and presented her work at HDSA’s 2018…

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Dr. Rachel Harding

Meet HDSA’s 2018 Berman-Topper fellow Dr. Rachel Harding, who is working with Drs. Cheryl Arrowsmith and Ray Truant to understand…

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