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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 -

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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