Aisha Abdullah received a B.S. in biology from the University of Houston and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she studied the role of microRNA in embryonic and early postnatal brain development. Since finishing graduate school, she has worked as a science communicator making science accessible to broad audiences.
A teenage boy with a history of parkinsonism was diagnosed with juvenile-onset Huntington’s disease (HD) using high-sensitivity positron emission tomography imaging, known as a PET scan, as described in a recent case ... Read more
Patients with early-onset Huntington’s disease (HD) experience more muscle and eye movement abnormalities, and more rapid progression of motor symptoms, than those with late-onset disease, according to a recent study. ... Read more