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Gene therapy generates new neurons to treat Huntington's disease

Huntington's disease (HD) is a rare disease characterized by abnormal chorea movement and caused by the Huntingtin (Htt) gene mutation and neurodegeneration in a brain area called the striatum. A research group led by Dr. ...

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New way to identify and track progression of Huntington's disease

Researchers at the universities of Southampton and Cambridge have developed a new technique to analyze biochemical changes unique to Huntington's disease. The breakthrough has the potential to lead to the improved diagnosis ...

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