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Chorea

Huntington’s disease is a hereditary progressive neurodegenerative disorder. One hallmark of the condition is involuntary movements, which include akathisia (restlessness), dystonia (muscle spasms in the arms, head or trunk), and ... Read more

CRISPR/Cas9 System

Huntington’s disease is a heritable genetic disorder characterized by chorea (tremors), psychiatric problems, and loss of thinking ability. CRISPR/Cas9 is a new gene editing technique that could potentially treat Huntington’s ... Read more

Antisense Oligonucleotides

Huntington’s disease is a heritable neurodegenerative disorder characterized by uncontrolled tremors (chorea), cognitive impairment, and psychiatric problems. Antisense oligonucleotides are a type of gene silencing treatment for Huntington’s disease. ... Read more

Clozaril (Clozapine)

Clozaril (clozapine) is an antipsychotic approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat severely ill patients with schizophrenia who do not respond to other antipsychotics. Clozaril can also be ... Read more

Treatments for Huntington’s disease

Huntington’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, caused by inheritable mutations in the huntingtin (HTT) gene. The mutation produces a toxic form of the HTT protein that aggregates in ... Read more