Disease Focus: Huntington's Disease


Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease (2010): Sherry

Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease: Sherry Living at Risk for Huntington’s Disease (HD) Sherry spoke at the “Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on March 11, 2010. Sherry is a patient advocate for Huntington’s disease and she was introduced by Vicki Wheelock, M.D. The CIRM-hosted event was presented […]

Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease (2010): Closing Remarks

Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease: Closing Remarks Claire Pomeroy, M.D., gave the closing remarks at the “Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on March 11, 2010. Pomeroy is Vice Chancellor of Human Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of California, Davis. She […]

Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease (2007): Welcoming Remarks

Robert Klein, J.D. and Oswald Steward, Ph.D., gave the welcoming remarks for the “Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on December 12, 2007. Klein is Chair of the CIRM Governing Board and President of Klein Financial Corporation. Steward is a member of the Board and is Chair […]

Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease (2007): Seminar by Robert Pacifici, Ph.D.

Robert Pacifici, Ph.D., spoke at the “Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on December 12, 2007. ┬áPacifici presented an overview of Huntington’s disease and briefly described how stem cell research enables drug discovery efforts for this devastating disease. Pacifici is the chief scientific officer of CHDI Foundation […]

Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease (2007): Seminar by Hans Keirstead, Ph.D.

Hans Keirstead, Ph.D., spoke at the “Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on December 12, 2007. Keirstead described strategies for using human embryonic stem cells to better understand Huntington’s disease. He also explained the importance of generating highly purified human stem cell lines in a FDA-compliant manner […]

Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease (2007): Seminar by Frances Saldana

Frances Saldana spoke at the “Spotlight on Huntington’s Disease,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board Meeting on December 12, 2007. Saldana spoke about the impact of Huntington’s disease on her family. Saldana’s daughter, a Huntington’s disease patient, also spoke about the challenges of living with the disease. Saldana was introduced by Oswald […]