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Mitochondrial Energy Processes in Huntington’s May Be Normal After All

Feb 02, 2017 09:21 am | Magdalena Kegel

 

mitochondrial energy processes in HDMitochondrial abnormalities may not contribute to the degeneration of neurons in the striatum in patients with Huntington’s disease, according to a study that provides evidence contradicting several earlier findings. The study explored mitochondrial processes in a mouse model of Huntington’s disease and found that mitochondria from the striatum — the brain region mainly affected in […]

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Potential Huntington’s Disease Gene Therapy Granted Expedited Patent Review

Jan 31, 2017 11:02 am | Daniela Semedo, PhD

 

Huntington's disease treatmentA patent application for Vybion’s potential gene therapy for Huntington’s disease (HD) and other neurodegenerative conditions has been granted Track One status by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Patent applications are ordinarily reviewed in the order of their filing date, with the process taking about three years. The USPTO’s goal with Track One […]

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