Category: Events

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