|News of European HD Network
Inaugural Huntington Disease
Clinical Research Symposium at the Omni Parker House in Boston, Massachusetts, December 1, 2007
The Huntington Study
Group is pleased to announce the Inaugural Huntington Disease Clinical Research
Symposium, devoted to presentations and discussion of emerging clinical
research for Huntington disease (HD), taking place on Saturday, December 1,
2007, at the Omni Parker House in Boston, Massachusetts. The Symposium will provide a unique
opportunity to become informed about HD clinical research advances that have
been catalyzed by substantive scientific progress in basic and translational
research. The Symposium will combine
keynote talks with platform and poster presentations related to clinical
research involving individuals with manifest and pre-manifest HD. The robust therapeutic pipeline, advances in
biomarkers and clinical research methodology, regulatory issues, and the
findings from recently concluded clinical trials are among the topics that will
be addressed. Unmet research needs
facing HD patients and families will be discussed, including cognitive, motor,
behavioral and sleep disorders.
Check out the HD Clinical Research Symposium web site for more
information. Abstracts are currently being accepted, and registration is open.
Space is limited.