Some pictures to end the year and welcome a new one

Some pictures to end the year and welcome a new one

We are very fortunate at Factor-H to count on the friendship and talent of amazing individuals working in the visual arts. Over the years, documenting the lives of people with Huntington’s disease in their communities has been essential to our mission – if we can’t capture the humanity behind the…
Video: Last day of the year donation...

Video: Last day of the year donation...

Today is the day. 2021 has not been an easy year. But for people with HD in Latin America things were much more difficult. We end the year with a last-day donation campaign based on hope. The hope we bring together to the HD families from South America. Emmy Award…
Meet Ignacio - a CRL interview

Meet Ignacio - a CRL interview

Meet our second disruptor Ignacio Muñoz-Sanjuán. Find out how Ignacio’s work is enabling organizations to develop novel therapies for Huntington’s disease. Through his drug discovery work at CHDI Foundation, a nonprofit organization, Ignacio fuels his motivation to uncover potential treatments and an eventual cure for this crippling transgenerational disease by…
Tackling Huntington’s Disease from All Angles

Tackling Huntington’s Disease from All Angles

One Scientist’s Journey to Change the Status Quo Even with the strides in research that scientists have made in the last few decades, the innerworkings of the brain remain a mystery. Neurological diseases like Huntington’s, Parkinson’s,and Alzheimer’s are just three out of many potentially devastating diagnoses clinicians havethe difficult task…
New podcast from CRL describes Factor-H

New podcast from CRL describes Factor-H

A few weeks ago, the scientific organization Charles River Laboratories (CRL) did a series on ‘inspiring scientists’ that showcase their work. Our President, Ignacio Muñoz (nacho) was featured in a documentary and a podcast. The podcast is now out. In it, Nacho is interviewed about his scientific work and the…
The Dancing at The Vatican Documentary

The Dancing at The Vatican Documentary

With over 20,000 views, Dancing at the Vatican documentary has been a success, and we hope this film has inspired people. We remember with fondness the trip to the Vatican and remain thankful for the words and warmth Pope Francis delivered to the HD community. The documentary is subtitled in…
Greetings from a New Year

Greetings from a New Year

It is now 9:52pm in Los Angeles and it is officially my birthday in Spain. I was born at 8am on the 8th January of 1972 – 49 years ago today. As I write this, life is the USA is very complicated – we have had an attack on democratic…
Article by Factor-H at the Huntington Study Group Insights magazine

Article by Factor-H at the Huntington Study Group Insights magazine

The Huntington Study Group (HSG) is a USA-based non-profit organization dedicated to the development of therapies for HD, largely by promoting professional education and conducting clinical trials for HD. The Insights magazine is HSG journal where updates and special features are communicated, in all areas of relevance to the mission…
A reflection based on a poem by Clint Smith

A reflection based on a poem by Clint Smith

I Just listened to a TED radio podcast with poet and author Clint Smith, reflecting upon the current circumstances which evidence systemic oppression and violence against black Americans. We have all felt horror, frustration and fear in waves during the last few days. It is impossible for most of us,…
Meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican May 18, 2017

Meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican May 18, 2017

Factor-H is pleased to announce a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican on May 18, 2017 (11am) to honor Latin American families affected by HD
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