Gut-Brain Health in Huntington’s Disease

Gut-Brain Health in Huntington’s Disease Cory WasserDoctor of Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology CandidateMonash University Surprisingly, it’s now known that the gut and brain interact extensively. Why is the gut important in Huntington’s Disease? The gut is...

Apathy in Huntington’s Disease

Apathy in Huntington’s Disease Kelly AtkinsDoctor of Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology CandidateMonash University This symptom impacts greatly on people’s quality of life, as it impacts on relationships with friends and families. Why is apathy important in...

Speech Disorders in Huntington’s Disease

Speech Disorders in Huntington’s Disease Jess ChanSpeech Pathologist & PhD CandidateThe University of Melbourne I am working on building a precise description of the changes in speech that occur early in Huntington’s disease Why is speech important in Huntington’s...
An open letter to the Australian Huntington’s community

An open letter to the Australian Huntington’s community

Fri March, 26th 2021 On 23 March 2021, the news began rolling out across the world that Roche would stop administering the treatments or placebos to patients in the GENERATION HD1 trial. More information will become available in the next weeks and months. The news...
Positive developments in the search for a HD treatment

Positive developments in the search for a HD treatment

Positive developments in the search for a HD treatment Fri December, 18th 2020 Researchers are making significant progress in the hunt for ways to treat or prevent HD with an increasing number of clinical trials planned to test promising new drugs. That was the...