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Breakthrough in Huntington's disease research 

A research team at University College London’s Huntington’s Disease Centre investigating the first potential treatment for Huntington’s disease has announced “results of ground-breaking importance for Huntington’s disease patients and families”.

An experimental drug, known as an 'antisense oligonucleotide' (ASO), has proven to safely lower the levels of the toxic protein which causes Huntington's

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Ask the expert: Your questions answered

Dr Ed Wild, our scientific adviser and co-founder of Huntington's disease research website HDBuzz, answers your questions about the recent breakthrough in the Huntington's disease antisense drug trial.

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