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HSG Announces Launch of CME4HD 2019 – Accredited Online Education Platform

January 28th, 2019 Kevin Gregory Beginning February 1, 2019, the Huntington Study Group (HSG) will offer the latest update to its popular online learning program, CME4HD. Once again, CME4HD courses will be offered free of charge thanks in part to an educational grant from Teva Pharmaceuticals. CME4HD originally began as in-person training on Huntington’s disease (HD) at the HSG’s annual
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HSG Announces Location for 2019 Annual Meeting

January 14th, 2019 Kevin Gregory The Huntington Study Group announces Sacramento, California as the location for this year’s annual meeting: HSG 2019. Dr. Vicki Wheelock and her team at our UC Davis site will serve as the HSG Host Site for what has long been the organization’s hallmark event, bringing together leaders in HD research, the HD community, sponsors, and
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HD Insights – Autumn Issue

January 7th, 2019 Kevin Gregory The latest issue, Volume 20 of HD Insights has arrived and available online for viewing/downloading. This first edition of HD Insights version 2.0 includes several visual, style and content updates from editor Daniel Claassen, MD and deputy editor Sara LaJeunesse. In this issue: Calming the Storm – A New Drug Under Development Could Alleviate Symptoms
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Dr. Nicolò Zarotti Named Recipient of the Peter Como Scholarship

September 25th, 2018 hdinsights The Huntington Study Group (HSG) is pleased to announce the that Dr. Nicolò Zarotti has been named recipient of the Peter Como Scholarship to attend the renowned annual meeting. Dr. Zarotti obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology in Italy, and later joined Lancaster University (UK), where he completed his PhD focused on emotional
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HSG Scholarship Winners Receive Funding to Attend Premier Huntington’s Disease Conference

August 22nd, 2018 hdinsights The Huntington Study Group (HSG) announces the 2018 CME4HD Online scholarship winners who have been awarded funding to attend its renowned annual meeting, HSG 2018: Unlocking HD. Maryluz Camargo Mendoza, Ph.D, associate professor at the National University of Colombia, Bogota, has received a scholarship for referring 49 people who successfully completed five CME4HD Online modules.
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Huntington Study Group Welcomes New Leadership May 1

March 13th, 2018 Heather Hare The Huntington Study Group (HSG) is pleased to announce that Andrew Feigin, MD, and Elise Kayson, MS, ANP, have been elected as the chair and co-chair, respectively, of HSG, a world-wide network of Huntington disease (HD) researchers. Both Feigin and Kayson have dedicated their careers to the clinical care of patients and families and research
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New HD Insights Is Out (Vol. 19)

February 27th, 2018 Heather Hare   The new issue of HD Insights (Vol. 19) is out. Click here to read the latest news in HD research. In this issue: First Gene Therapy Approved for Inherited Disease Is Approved Drug Successfully Lowers Mutant Huntingtin Protein Meet the Foundation: Fox Family Foundation Career Opportunity: Clinical Fellowship in Huntington Disease Research at UBC
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HSG Leadership Election Results

February 19th, 2018 Heather Hare On behalf of the HSG Nominating Committee, it is with great pleasure that we announce that Andrew Feigin and Elise Kayson have won the run-off election for the HSG Chair and Co-Chair positions. We thank all of the candidates who ran for these positions and salute their enthusiasm and commitment to the entire election process.
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2018 HSG Election

January 9th, 2018 Heather Hare Dear HSG Members, Below is the content of an email that all HSG members should have received today. If you didn’t receive it, please check your spam folder and mark it a “safe sender” so you receive future important communications from HSG. If you have any trouble logging in, please contact HSG at +1 800-487-7671
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