Huntington’s Disease: Can Gene Therapy Help?

Huntington’s Disease: Can Gene Therapy Help?

Publication date: Oct 15, 2019

Huntington’s disease is a genetic disorder caused by a breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. The disease affects an individual’s ability to move, their mood, and how they think. There’s currently no cure for Huntington’s disease, but there are types of gene therapy approaches that may offer hope for managing or slowing symptoms.

Concepts Keywords
Air Genetics
Brain Branches of biology
Clinical Trials Medicine
Coronation Genetic disorder
Coronet Brain disorder
DNA Huntingtons disease
Genetic Autosomal dominant disorders
Genetic Disorder Trinucleotide repeat disorders
Genetic Material Gene expression
Goto Huntington’s disease
Huntington RTT
Micro RNA Huntingtin
Mutant Neuron
Mutation MicroRNA
Nerve
Neurons
Nucleotides
Progressive
Protein
RNA
Stress
Vector
Viral
Viruses

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH genetic disorder

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