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Nov 11, 2014 Annual Celebration of Hope Gala Raises $112,000 for Huntington’s disease research and support services

The San Diego Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America’s (HDSA) 14th annual Celebration of Hope Gala held on Oct. 17 raised $112,000 to serve ongoing research and education toward finding a cure and provide support services for those living with Huntington’s disease (HD). Nearly 500 supporters attended the gala event, presented by Peggy and Eric Johnson, Qualcomm and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, and where Rolf Benirschke was recognized with the 2014 Guthrie Award, the organization’s highest honor. For further details click here.

Oct. 28, 2014 Scripps Florida scientists uncover major factor in development of Huntington's disease

Using an animal model of Huntington's disease, the new study shows that signaling by a specific protein can trigger onset of the disease and lead to ... For further details

Oct. 6 2014 - San Diego Charity News: La Jolla Art & Wine Festival and BraveCort Brew Fest

Rolf Benirschke, former San Diego Chargers placekicker, is being honored with the 2014 Guthrie Award at the San Diego Chapter of Huntington’s Disease Society of America’s 14th annual Celebration of Hope Gala.  Rolf is being honored for his consistent and generous support of the HD community.  The event is being held on Oct. 17 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Presented by Qualcomm and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, the goal is raise awareness about the devastating nature of HD while honoring those living with HD as well as those making a difference in the mission to find a cure. For further details

Oct. 1, 2014 - SIS TACKLES HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE

Clinical trials planned next year for drug that uses company’s gene-blocking antisense technology. For details click here.

Sept. 5, 2014 - Prana receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for PBT2 for Huntington Disease

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prana Biotechnology (PBT.AX) has today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to PBT2 for the treatment of Huntington Disease. To read more Click Here.

August 26, 2014 aNNUAL CELEBRATION OF HOPE GALA SET OCT 17, 2014

The San Diego Chapter of Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) will hold its 14th annual Celebration of Hope Gala on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. The event, presented by Qualcomm and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, raises funds for critical research as well as support services for those families dealing with Huntington’s disease (HD). View here to read more.