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Psychiatric and Behavioral Problems in Huntington’s Often Ignored in Research, Review Finds

Sep 29, 2016 03:38 pm | Magdalena Kegel

 

behavioral and psychiatric symptoms in Huntington’sA recent review summarizes the scientific literature on behavioral and psychiatric symptoms of Huntington’s disease, noting that plenty of research is still needed to better understand and treat such symptoms, which traditionally have taken second stage to the disease’s movement problems. The review, “Changes in mental state and behaviour in Huntington’s disease,” published in the […]

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Huntington’s Research, Treatment May Benefit from New Gene-Editing Tool

Sep 27, 2016 11:53 am | Magdalena Kegel

 

Gene-editing breakthroughResearchers have developed a new gene-editing tool that may improve the precision of future gene therapy efforts in Huntington’s disease, as well as numerous other genetic conditions. The study, “A chemical-inducible CRISPR–Cas9 system for rapid control of genome editing,” published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology, reports building a new Cas protein to be used […]

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