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Huntington Disease Center

Clinical care and research on Huntington’s disease
Huntington Disease Center

A center with focus on clinical care and research on Huntington’s disease (HD), with the aim to develop clinical practice and novel therapies for families with HD and to bring research closer to the clinic.

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Research on early HD symptoms can lead to new treatment strategies

2021-01-08
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation appointed Åsa Petersén Wallenberg Clinical Scholar in 2020. The Wallenberg Clinical Scholar is aimed for researchers combining their research with clinical work and is a grant for five years. An…
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HD Center representatives give lectures at online National HD meeting

2020-09-14
The Swedish national Huntington meeting was originally planned to take place in March and was later postponed to September 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic it was decided to hold an online meeting on 24…
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EHDN:s Bridging Event 2020

2020-09-04
The major meeting for the European Huntington’s Disease Network was going to take place in Bologna in September, but has been postponed one year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead there will be a Virtual…
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Hear Åsa Petersén reporting on current international research

2020-06-17
Riksförbundet för Huntingtons sjukdom (the Swedish patients' organization) has published a telephone interview with Åsa Petersén on their webpage. While listening to Åsa's report you can follow the Power Point-presentation on current international research!  …
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Åsa Petersén appointed Wallenberg Clinical Scholar

2020-03-23
Åsa Petersén is appointed Wallenberg Clinical Scholar and receives a research grant of 15 million SEK over five years. Read more: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences' webpage: https://www.kva.se/en/pressrum/pressmeddelanden/wallenberg-clinical-scholars-60-miljoner-kronor-i-anslag-till-forskande-lakare  The Faculty of Medicine: https://www.medicin.lu.se/article/asa-petersen-utsedd-till-wallenberg-clinical-scholar (in…
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