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HD Human Biology Project

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America has adopted a patient-centric research strategy to push the field closer to meeting our goal of identifying effective therapies. The HD Human Biology Project is the cornerstone of this strategy. … […]

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17th Annual Huntington’s Disease Therapeutics Conference

CHDI’s 17th Annual HD Therapeutics Conference was back in-person after a year-long hiatus, and took place February 28 – March 3, 2022. This unique conference series focuses on drug discovery and development for Huntington’s disease, and draws participants from the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors as well as academia. The conference is intended as a forum […]

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DOMINO-HD study endorsed* by EHDN

Study aims and goal: Observational study funded by JPND (EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research) assessing sleep, physical activity and nutrition in people with early-to-mid stage HD using digital technology e.g. wearable fitness trackers. No. of study participants and sites: approx. 300 participants for 12 months at 5 sites in Europe (UK, Germany, Spain, […]

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PROOF-HD study endorsed* by EHDN

Study aims and goal: An interventional, Phase III clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pridopidine in patients with early stage manifest Huntington’s Disease (HD). No. of study participants and sites: The study aims to recruit 480 participants at sites in: Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, UK, USA […]

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VIBRANT-HD study endorsed* by EHDN

Study aims and goal: A Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled dose range finding study with Open-Label Extension to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of LMI070/branaplam in participants with early manifest HD. No. of study sites: This Phase IIb study aims to recruit stage 1 and 2 participants at sites in Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, […]

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Deep Brain Stimulation in HD

In December of this year, the last patient recruited into the European multi-centre deep brain stimulation study (HD-DBS) will reach the secondary endpoint (6 month follow-up). Recruitment was finished in 05/21. Perseverance pays off! The DBS team led by Professor Jan Vesper in Düsseldorf, Germany, expects data from the study to be available in 2022. […]

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