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Huntington Study Group Spotlighted on Rochester, NY Television

April 15th, 2019 Kevin Gregory For Immediate Release: April 12, 2019 The Huntington Study Group (HSG) was recently featured on morning programming at two local news stations in Rochester, NY. WROC News Channel 8 (CBS affiliate) and Fox Rochester (WUHF) scheduled appearances by the HSG following the recent announcement of their 100th credentialed research site in North America. The interviews
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Huntington Study Group Achieves 100th Credentialed Research Site Milestone

March 25th, 2019 Kevin Gregory For Immediate Release: March 25, 2019 The Huntington Study Group (HSG), a world leader in spearheading research and conducting clinical trials in Huntington disease (HD), is excited to announce that it has credentialed Inland Northwest Research, LLC as the 100th HSG site in North America. “On behalf of myself and our site I wish to
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The Huntington Study Group Announces New Education Committees

March 11th, 2019 Kevin Gregory Rochester, NY – March 11, 2019 Today the Huntington Study Group (HSG) announced the restructuring of its Education Committee into four distinct committees aligned with the organization’s overall strategic plan for educational programs. The four committees that will lead the HSG’s current and planned education initiatives are: Member Education, Provider Education, Family Education, and Annual
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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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