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PodcastsEpisode 17 – Dr. Leon Dure

Dr. Leon Dure, Professor and Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology and William Bew White, Jr. Chair in Pediatric Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He joins Dr. Daniel Claassen for the second in a series of conversations about the research project in Venezuela a quarter-century ago that led to the discover of the HD gene. As a pediatric neurologist, Dr. Dure brings a slightly different perspective on his Venezuela experience. Additionally, he and Dr. Claassen have a more in-depth conversation about the clinical impacts of HD on young people.