Frances Saldaña: Huntington’s Disease Patient Advocate

n a span of seven years, Frances Saldaña lost her three children to Huntington’s disease, a devastating neurodegenerative disease that has no cure. Despite her suffering, Saldaña continues to advocate for the funding of Huntington’s disease research towards the development of new therapies. In this video, Saldaña speaks to the CIRM Governing Board about her journey. For more information about CIRM-funding for HD research read our online fact sheet.