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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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Petersén gives talks at conference for young people with HD

2021-10-21
Petersén gives talks about research and clinical care for Huntington disease to young adults in HD families at a conference in Gothenburg October 21-24, 2021. See homepage of the patient organization Swedish Huntington Association (Riksförbundet…
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Digital National Huntington meeting, October 13 2021

2021-10-13
The Swedish National Huntington meeting takes place on October 13, 2021, as a digital event. Several representatives from Huntington Disease Center are giving talks about the disease and the latest research. Follow this link to…
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New article on HD in Journal of the Swedish Medical Association

2021-01-27
Together with Per Breimer, senior consultant in psychiatry, Åsa Petersén and Håkan Widner have published a case study in the Journal of the Swedish Medical Association. The article describes a middle-aged woman falling ill with…
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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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