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Huntington’s Researchers May Soon Be Able to Quickly Detect Protein Clumps in Cells

Jul 15, 2016 07:00 am | Magdalena Kegel

 

Protein aggregationResearchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Boston University have developed a system capable of rapidly analyzing protein aggregation, a hallmark of Huntington’s disease, and opening new possibilities in exploring both the causes of protein accumulation and the potential of new drugs to counteract it. The method, called yeast Transcriptional Reporting of Aggregating Proteins, […]

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Teva’s Therapy for Chorea in Huntington’s Disease, SD-809, Shows Effect in 12-Week Clinical Trial

Jul 13, 2016 07:00 am | Magdalena Kegel

 

Huntington's clinical trialResults from a Phase 3 clinical trial found that deutetrabenazine (SD-809), an investigational drug developed by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, improved chorea among Huntington’s disease patients. But the researchers caution that more studies are needed to ascertain the treatment’s long-term effectiveness and safety. Data from the trial showing that the drug improved swallowing and overall motor function in Huntington’s patients […]

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