Category: News

Story of search for Huntington’s cure wins science writing prize

Australian author and journalist Christine Kenneally has won The Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing for her article The Past May Not Make You Feel Better, about the search for a cure for Huntington’s disease. President of the Business Council of Australia, Catherine Livingstone, announced the winner of the $7000 prize at a ceremony on…
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Liftoff: First humans treated with gene silencing drugs for HD!

Originally published on HD Buzz on October 19, 2015 (By Dr Jeff Carroll on October 22, 2015, Edited by Dr Tamara Maiuri ) Today brings news that the first Huntington’s Disease patients have been successfully dosed with gene silencing drugs targeting the HD gene. These brave volunteers are the first HD patients to ever be…
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