The Importance of a Spinal Tap in HD Research

The Importance of a Spinal Tap in HD Research

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The Importance of a Spinal Tap in HD Research

I traveled last month to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to participate in an observational research study called PREVENT-HD. I’ve written about the importance of participating in trials, and the purpose of the PREVENT-HD study is to develop tools to find and track subtle, but measurable, changes in behavioral, cognitive, and emotional responses that occur before the more visible symptoms of Huntington’s disease (HD) appear and the disease begins to affect a person’s daily life. I…

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