November 2 – 4, 2023

HSG 2023, the annual meeting of the Huntington Study Group is an in-person event in Phoenix, Arizona on November 2-4, 2023 at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. Plenary, scientific, and research sessions take place on Thursday and Friday. Our annual Family Day Symposium takes place on Saturday.




Abstracts must be submitted in accordance with the Journal of Huntington’s Disease Manuscript Submission & Author Instructions Policy. In particular, submitters are asked to adhere to the following. Failure to adhere to the guidelines will result in the rejection of your submission:

The abstract for research papers should follow the “structured abstract” format:


The abstract should not exceed 250 words.

Submitters are required to submit the edited abstract in MS Word format (.DOC or .DOCX). A detailed summary of the abstract or full plain text version is also required to be entered or pasted into the appropriate submission portal field.

Authors are requested to use the Vancouver citation style. Place citations as numbers in square brackets in the text. All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references at the end of the manuscript. List the references in the order in which they appear in the text. Only articles published or accepted for publication should be listed in the reference list. We discourage textual references to unpublished and unavailable data. With permission, the author can reference a personal communication with name in the discussion section. If an article has a DOI, this should be provided after the page number details. The number is added after the letters ‘doi’. Manuscripts will not be considered if they do not conform to the Vancouver citation guidelines.

Please DO NOT INCLUDE tables, figures, supplementary material, or graphics in your abstract submission. Tables, figures, supplemental materials, and additional graphics may be included in your poster and virtual poster booth configuration.

Attendees will experience an in-person poster event that the HSG Annual Meeting has come to be known for. Abstract posters will be displayed in our Poster Pavilion. The HSG will also select up to two abstracts to deliver a Platform Presentation on the research during the HSG 2023 main agenda on Friday, November 3, 2023.


– Regular Abstract Submission: June 1 – July 31, 2023*
– Regular Abstract Selection Notification: August 25 – August 28, 2023

*Eligible abstracts may include data that has been presented previously, though it should still be of public and scientific interest.

Scholarship Applications – NOW Open!

For thirty years, HSG has hosted an internationally recognized forum for training and educating Huntington’s disease researchers as well as presenting new HD findings and treatments.  
The Shoulson Scholar Fund was established in 2014 in honor of Dr. Ira Shoulson to enable outstanding junior investigators and coordinators to attend HSG’s annual meeting. Candidates must be new to Huntington’s disease (HD), have participated in HD research, and wish to pursue a career in HD. Dr. Shoulson, a neurologist and founder of HSG, has dedicated his career to accelerating treatments that make a difference to those impacted by Huntington’s disease.  
The 2023 Shoulson Scholarship is awarded to one recipient and covers meeting registration for the 2023 HSG Annual Meeting in Phoenix, two nights lodging at the meeting venue, airfare up to $600, and a $150 travel stipend.

Applications are due no later than 5 PM EDT on Friday, June 30
Scholars will be formally recognized at HSG 2023 during the awards reception

  • CV or Biosketch
  • Letter of Interest (under 150 words)
  • A Scientific Abstract for the Annual Meeting Poster Sessions
  • The Nominating Committee will review all submissions and vote for the scholarship recipient, who will be notified via email by the end of July. 
  •   Recipients are expected to use HSG-approved vendors for travel arrangements.


Download the HSG 2023 Sponsorship Package

The Huntington Study Group has updated packages for organizations interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the HSG 2023 ANNUAL MEETING, including an opening night Expo! Please contact Anne Van Dusen to request the HSG 2023 Sponsor/Exhibitor Packet and book your organization’s presence at this premier annual event!

Contact: Anne Van Dusen

HSG Code of Conduct

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