Negative to Positives – a Column by B.J. Viau

B.J. has played a role in the Huntington’s disease (HD) community since his mom’s diagnosis in 1995. He and his family hosts an annual Hoop-A-Thon fundraiser that’s helped to raise over $1 million for the HD Society of America. BJ co-founded the HD Youth Organization, an international non-profit helping young people impacted by HD. He’s served as its board chairman for over 10 years. Professionally BJ has been working in the pharmaceutical industry for the past 10 years in various positions. He tested negative for HD, but remains committed to supporting the community and hopes this column will bring positive energy into many people’s lives.

Introducing My Family to the Amazing Huntington’s Community

Ever since my mom was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease (HD) in 1995, I’ve been attending all types of support, fundraising, and educational events. I’ve had the honor of traveling the world and meeting people from many countries who’ve been affected by HD. When I was young, my parents…

Help4HD Hits a Home Run With Annual Huntington’s Disease Symposium

Help4HD is a nonprofit organization with a mission to educate the world about Huntington’s disease (HD) and juvenile Huntington’s disease. Its aim is to serve our community and provide information, education, and resources. Help4HD hosted its annual family symposium in Nashville, Tennessee, October 7-8, and it was…