New Study Announced Today

Today Roche announced that the first patient has entered the GENERATION HD1 study. A trial that will investigate the efficacy and safety of the huntingtin lowering drug RG6042 – formerly known as IONIS-HTTRx. Over the last couple of years, the safety of the drug and short term effects, have been Read more…

Two important meetings in Vienna

From 13thto 16thof September, to important meetings took place in Vienna: the EHA Business Meeting and the EHDN Plenary Meeting. During the weekend EHA’s board was re-elected and over 1000 participants got updated on the latest Huntington research. Pictures below! The European Huntington Association’s Business Meeting took place at the Read more…

Accelerated evaluation of drug

The European Medicines Agency has acknowledged the huntingtin lowering drug, RG6042 (previously known as IONIS-HTTRx), as a possible therapy that may significantly improve patients’ quality of life and granted Priority Medicine designation. Read more: GROUNDBREAKING RESULTS! In other words, with the “PRIME” (PRIority MEdicine) designation, the European Medicines Agency will assist Read more…

News from EHDN

Read about the Registery journey from the very beginning to the more recent successor study Enroll-HD. Cristina Ferreira gives you an insider’s view of her personal experiences with Regisery in an inspiring interview- definitely worth a read so don’t miss out on this interesting newsletter.  

A letter from Roche

Roche Pharmaceuticals is currently working on their Huntingtin Lowering drug, RG6042 (formerly known as IONIS-HTTRx). In the letter Patient Partnership Director, Mai-Lise Nguyen, write about the company and their philosophy on working with the HD patient community. On behalf of the Roche HD team Nguyen writes: – Since taking over Read more…

Meeting with Roche

When the groundbreaking results of the Huntingtin lowering trial, IONIS-HTTRx, was announced the European Huntington Association travelled to Basel to meet Roche Pharmaceuticals. Roche have taken over the trial and is now planning the next step. Roche have put together their own team of around 20 people that are working Read more…