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2016 - Hoppy's Hope raised and donated $40,000 to Dr. Beverly L. Davidson's Laboratory at CHOP and Dr. Pedro Gonzalez-Alegre's HD Clinic at Pennsylvania Hospital. Thank you to all of our generous donors!

2017 - Hoppy's Hope raised and donated $50,000 to Dr. Beverly L. Davidson's Laboratory at CHOP and Dr. Pedro Gonzalez-Alegre's HD Clinic at Pennsylvania Hospital. This year we were excited to receive an Event Sponsorship from Teva Neuroscience Pharmaceuticals. We can not thank ALL of your donors enough for their continued support!

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October 5, 2015

In June 2015, Hoppy’s Hope donated $40,000 to Davidson Lab..
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April 10, 2015

CHOP Gene Therapy Expert Fine-Tunes Protein Signals, Improves Motor Function and Reduces Brain Shrinkage in a Neurological Disorder..
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January 27, 2011

Gene silencing - a promising, revolutionary approach to curing Huntington's disease - gets a boost from a new academic-company partnership!

Neil Aronin, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology, Department of Medicine and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Co-Director, Neuro-therapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, shakes hands with Lundbeck Inc. to synergize the work.

Neil Aronin; Beverly L. Davidson, Ph.D., Roy J. Carver Professor in Internal Medicine, Professor in Neurology, and Physiology & Biophysics, Director, Gene Transfer Vector Core, Associate Director, The Iowa Center for Gene Therapy, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa; Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., Lucile Groff Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System; and X. William Yang, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics, Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, Brain Research Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA - all silencing and animal model pioneers - have joined the 2011 Hereditary Disease Foundation Scientific Advisory Board.

To read about this exciting collaboration, please visit the Hereditary Disease Foundation website - www.hdfoundation.org.

December 28, 2010

A medical breakthrough that was awarded a Nobel Prize in 2006 is now being tapped in an effort to develop a possible treatment for Huntington's disease, the genetic disorder that killed legendary singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie.
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