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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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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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Nordic HD researchers met in Lund

2019-12-19
In november 2019 the Huntington Disease Center arranged the 2nd Nordic Huntington Disease Research Meeting in Lund. The meeting attracted over 50 researchers from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The day was filled with interesting…
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A successful information evening on Huntington’s disease!

2019-12-17
The information evening this fall, or rather winter, attracted more participants than we expected. Delighted that so many of you could come, in spite of winter rain and Christmas preparations. Thank you all for contributing…
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Article on HD in the magazine Vetenskap & Hälsa

2019-11-08
The latest issue of the Swedish magazine Vetenskap & Hälsa (Science & Health) includes an article on HD, about depression and apathy, which is frequent with HD patients. Irritability, depression, anxiety and deteriorated understanding for…
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