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Dr. Elena Cattaneo details in La Reppublica the cloning of the Huntington's disease gene & the social impact of the disease

Dr. Elena Cattaneo details in La Reppublica the cloning of the Huntington's disease gene & the social impact of the disease

Elena Cattaneo, leading scientist in HD research and a Senator for Life in Italy, has written this piece for the newspaper La Reppublica, detailing the identification of the cloning of the mutation that causes HD. Dr. Cattaneo is a consultant for Factor-H and a dear friend and supporter.  In this…
Gratitude Day - Video interviews from Spain

Gratitude Day - Video interviews from Spain

Ruth Blanco, president of the HD association in Spain & coordination of the European Huntington’s (EHA) program ‘Moving Forward‘ for Spain, conducted a series of interviews to support Factor-H Gratitude Day campaign. Ruth interviewed several scientists and family advocates from Europe, the USA and Venezuela, including Ignacio Muñoz-Sanjuán, to discuss…
Seminario del Dr. Muñoz-Sanjuán en la reunión de la sociedad de Neurología venezolana

Seminario del Dr. Muñoz-Sanjuán en la reunión de la sociedad de Neurología venezolana

Seminario del Dr. Ignacio Muñoz-Sanjuan, fundador de Factor-h, en la reunión anual de la sociedad venezolana de neurología, el 3 de junio 2023. Ignacio habla sobre programas terapéuticos actuales para la enfermedad de Huntington, comentando información actual de todos los programas sintomáticos y aquellos dirigidos a disminuir la expresión de…
In Memoriam, Dilia Oviedo

In Memoriam, Dilia Oviedo

Dilia was born in San Martin of Loba, a municipality located north of the department of Cesar, Colombia. Her parents were Florentino and Ernestina. She met her husband, Valentin, who was also her cousin, at a dance when she was young, and they felt immediately in love. They had twelve…
GRATITUDE DAY 2023

GRATITUDE DAY 2023

Gratitude Day 2023 was a success! The gratitude day campaign was adopted by many families, patient associations, friends of HD families, clinicians and scientists working on behalf of HD families. Below you can see a video of all the social media posts from these special and caring individuals who joined…
Factor-H featured in the Moving Along magazine of the Movement Disorder Society

Factor-H featured in the Moving Along magazine of the Movement Disorder Society

The work Factor-H implements in Latin America is being recognized by the Movement Disorder Society, the main neurology association that deals with all aspects clinical and scientific with movement disorders. In their February 2023 issue of their magazine, Moving Along, Factor-H 2022 HD conference was highlighted. PLease take a look…
2021 Course on targeting mutant HTT therapeutically for clinicians of the movement disorder society (MDS) by Ignacio Munoz-Sanjuan

2021 Course on targeting mutant HTT therapeutically for clinicians of the movement disorder society (MDS) by Ignacio Munoz-Sanjuan

In this 2021 course, Dr. Ignacio Munoz-Sanjuan, VP of translational biology at CHDI Foundation, speaks to the clinicians and movement disorder residents as part of a course about Huntington’s disease organized by EHDN and MDS. The seminar focuses on our current understanding of HTT biological aspects relevant to the development…
M365: Un pasito hacia una Constitución para el mundo

M365: Un pasito hacia una Constitución para el mundo

Primero una Web, ahora una nueva forma de comunicar y colaborar… Son algo más de las 7 de la mañana en este pequeño y bellísimo pueblo de la Costa Brava donde vivo. Para quienes hayan oido hablar de él, está en Gerona en España y tiene una pequeña muralla alrededor…
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…
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