Category: Events

EHDN 2016

EHDN 2016 at The Hague & EHA Business Meeting for all Members – September 15th – 18th

European Huntington’s Disease Network (EHDN) – Plenary Meeting, September 16-18, 2016, The Hague, The Netherlands Join us via: Deadline for registration July 31 Click here to view the programme for the conference   EHA Business Meeting for all Members will also take place at The Hague on the 15th of September. Please sign-up for…
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Under the Umbrella

Huntingtons Disease Awareness Day in Copenhagen – Together Under the Umbrella

A Huntington’s Disease Public Awareness Day took place in Copenhagen on Saturday, May 28TH. The event was part of the Together Under the Umbrella awareness campaign for brain disorders the European Federation of Neurological Associations [EFNA],  organised this information day, coinciding with the annual congress of the European Academy of Neurology. The event was attended…
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Certified Course in HD (UK) – October 2016

Sussex Healthcare will run a certificated course on Huntington’s Disease in the UK on the 21st and 22nd October 2016. This is a unique opportunity for you to hear from some of the leading scientists, doctors, nurses and other professionals working in this area and meeting the needs of those living with Huntington’s. This will…
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Bulgarian Huntington Association 1st Workshop for Professionals 2016 Programme

The Bulgarian Huntington Association has made available the programme for their 1st Workshop for Professionals, which will be held from the 21st- 22nd May 2016 at the Best Western Expo Hotel, Sofia. Download the programme here You can contact BHA at or visit their website at

Lithuanian HD Association have announced the first HD conference in Lithuania

The Lithuanian HD Association have announced the first conference about Huntingtons Disease in Lithuania. The Lithuanian Genetic Centre which established Lithuania’s HD centre are organising the event, which will take place on April 15th 2016, in VILNIUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SANTARIŠKIŲ KLINIKOS Santariškių Str. 2, LT-08406, Vilnius, Lithuania. See the link below for can the full…
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Huntington’s Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 – day 3

By Dr Jeff Carroll on February 28, 2016. Edited by Dr Ed Wild The third and final day of the 2016 Huntington’s Disease Therapeutics Conference brings updates on cell replacement therapies including stem cells; and new ways to assess and model the progression of HD to help understand it and run crucial clinical trials.  …
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Huntington’s Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 – day 2

By Dr Jeff Carroll on February 28, 2016. Edited by Dr Ed Wild After an exciting day of science yesterday, day 2 saw updates on strategies to rid cells of the harmful mutant huntingtin protein and exciting reports on current and planned clinical trials. Wednesday morning – huntingtin lowering strategies Huntingtin lowering or “gene silencing”…
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Huntington’s Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 – day 1

By Dr Ed Wild on February 25, 2016, Edited by Dr Jeff Carroll If it’s February, that means the the world’s leading scientists are converging on Palm Springs for the annual HD therapeutics conference! Monday evening – updates from CHDI Foundation Before the meeting officially starts, staff from the CHDI Foundation are giving updates about…
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Letter of thanks from Chorea Huntington, Austria

Following a speech EHA President Bea de Schepper made at the Huntington Symposium 2015 in Austria, we received the following letter from Erst Aigner at Chorea Huntington. You can read the letter here: Danke_Bea De Schepper-2