Will Gene Therapy Finally Provide a Cure for Huntington’s Disease?

According to a recent article published in Pharmaceutical-Technology, uniQure’s gene therapy AMT-130 may lower levels of the huntingtin protein that causes the disorder. An abnormal gene is responsible for damage…

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Mouse Models Prove Success of Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Huntington’s Disease

Research has recently been published in Nature Communications that shows the success of a new gene therapy in the treatment of Huntington's Disease. This therapy, an adeno-associated virus-based gene therapy, was tested…

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New Partnership Aims to Develop Treatment for Huntington’s Disease
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New Partnership Aims to Develop Treatment for Huntington’s Disease

According to a story from ncbiotech.org, a new partnership between Vertex Pharmaceuticals and RNA-based therapeutics company Ribometrix aims to develop potential treatments for serious diseases, including Huntington's disease, which is…

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To Know or Not to Know: Your Prerogative as Someone at Risk for Huntington’s Disease

Huntington's Disease Huntington's disease (HD) is a rare neurodegenerative disease. It progressively affects the patient's mobility and cognitive function. Unfortunately, a cure has yet to be discovered and the condition…

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Study Aims to Improve Patient Centricity in Huntington’s Disease Clinical Trials

As the medical field continues to advance, treatments are becoming less and less "traditional" because researchers are uncovering unique ways to combat illnesses. Therapies range from pills, to surgery, to…

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Exciting Gene Therapy Progress in Huntington’s Disease and Spinocerebellar Ataxia

Huntington's Disease & SCAs  Huntington's disease (HD) and spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) are both neurodegenerative diseases caused by the same type of error in the body's DNA. Essentially, the CAG or…

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