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NEWSLETTERS - The Huntington's Disease News
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Newsletters 29 Feb.  2016
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Feb  2016




Feb. 26 2016
Potential Treatment for Huntington’s Disease, Found Effective, Safe in Mice, Monkeys, Enters Clinical Testing

A drug that would be the first to target the cause of Huntington’s disease (HD) is effective and safe when tested in mice and monkeys, according to data released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 68th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, April 15 to 21, 2016. A study to test the drug in humans has begun.
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Feb 23, 2016


The Huntington’s Disease Society of America(HDSA) has designated the Huntington Disease Care, Education and Research Center at Georgetown as an HDSA Center of Excellence for 2016. The designation comes with a grant to support services for Huntington disease patients and their families at the center...
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Feb 23, 2016


Objectives The prevalence of Huntington’s disease (HD) recorded in the UK primary care records has increased twofold between 1990 and 2010. This investigation was undertaken to assess whether this might be due to an increased incidence. We have also undertaken a systematic review of published estimates of the incidence of HD.
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Feb 22, 2016

 

Welcome to the thirteenth edition of HD Insights, timed for release at the beginning of the 11th Annual CHDI HD Therapeutics Conference. We are pleased to continue our mission to promote, disseminate, and facilitate research in HD, and grateful to our subscribers, our editorial board, and our sponsors for their generous support of the periodical.

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Feb 17, 2016


UCL today announced that a team of researchers from UCL and the University of Cambridge led by Professor Sarah Tabrizi, Director of the Huntington’s Disease Centre, UCL Institute of Neurology, have been granted a prestigious Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award in one of the largest investments in Huntington’s Disease (HD)
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