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Discovery of mechanism in brain cell injury in Huntington's offers new treatment approaches

January 27, 2010
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Scientists at the Brain Research Centre and the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics at CFRI have uncovered a key cellular mechanism that alters brain cell function in Huntington's disease, and identified a possible treatment for the disease. The results of the study were published online today and will appear in the January 28 edition of the journal Neuron. Dr. Michael Hayden co-authored the study.

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