Advances in Treating Huntington’s Disease
Juliet Ross is suffering from Huntington’s Disease, a rare neurological disorder that affects one in 10.000 people. Due to a genetic defect, her body produces a toxic protein that damages neurons in her brain. There is no cure for this condition and big pharmaceutical companies usually show little interest in investing in new drugs for rare diseases, but recently the European Commission supported a number of research projects on advances of Huntington’s Disease.
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