Kara Elam is currently working on her Doctorate in Health Policy. She holds Master Degrees in both epidemiology and microbiology. Her research interests include emerging viral diseases, the intersection of human rights and intellectual property rights, and ending violence against women.
In a recent study, the modification of a specific component of the huntingtin protein reduced neurodegenerative symptoms in an animal model’s brain and offered hope for future therapies that could effectively treat Huntington’s disease ... Read more
Researchers from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, led by Dr. Matteo Cornaglia, PhD, have developed a new experimental device that can assist scientists in the analysis of molecular ... Read more
A recent study explored the association between gastric mucosa (mucus lining) abnormalities in Huntington’s Disease (HD) and mechanisms in the increased weight loss experienced by HD patients. The study, entitled, ... Read more
Recently, a group of interdisciplinary researchers from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, and the New York University Langone Medical Center, made a discovery that could lead to new ... Read more
Researchers from The Rockefeller University, New York, in collaboration with Columbia University, New York, have recently released results from a study in which they identified the molecular changes that ... Read more
Irving, Texas based Reata Pharmaceuticals, whose mission is to translate innovative research into breakthrough medicines for difficult-to-treat diseases that have significant unmet needs, recently announced the enrollment of their first ... Read more