Dear Colleague,

We are delighted to announce the publication of Volume 7, Issue 2 of the Journal of Huntington’s Disease (JHD).

This issue also contains two open acess review articles. The full contents of this issue can be accessed from the list below.

Kind regards,

Blair R. Leavitt, MD, CM
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Leslie M. Thompson, PhD
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA, USA


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Review Articles
A Fresh Look at Huntingtin mRNA Processing in Huntington’s DiseaseOpen Access
Romo, Lindsay | Mohn, Emily S. | Aronin, Neil

A Critical Evaluation of Wet Biomarkers for Huntington’s Disease: Current Status and Ways ForwardOpen Access
Silajdžić, Edina | Björkqvist, Maria

Huntington’s Disease Outpatient Clinic for Functional Diagnosis and Treatment: Coming to Consensus: How Long Term Care Facility Procedures Complement Specialist Diagnosis and Treatment Open Access
Veenhuizen, Ruth | Nijsten, Hanneke | van Roosmalen, Paul | Lammertsen, Karen | Stor, Tom | de Jager, Lia | de Man, Jesseke | van der Doelen, Rina | Landa, Karin | Grond, Vera | Heffels, Joyce | Groenewoud, Rinske | Rovers, Luce | Bakker, Christian | Leiwakabessy, Saskia | van der Wedden, Dirk | van Blitterswijk, Jacqueline | van den Bosch, Dieuwke

Research Articles
Striatal Mutant Huntingtin Protein Levels Decline with Age in Homozygous Huntington’s Disease Knock-In Mouse ModelsOpen Access
Franich, Nicholas R. | Basso, Manuela | André, Emily A. | Ochaba, Joseph | Kumar, Amit | Thein, Soe | Fote, Gianna | Kachemov, Marketta | Lau, Alice L. | Yeung, Sylvia Y. | Osmand, Alexander | Zeitlin, Scott O. | Ratan, Rajiv R. | Thompson, Leslie M. | Steffan, Joan S.

Behavioral Assessment of Stress Compensation in Minipigs Transgenic for the Huntington Gene Using Cortisol Levels: A Proof-of-Concept Study
Schuldenzucker, Verena | Schubert, Robin | Muratori, Lisa M. | Freisfeld, Frauke | Rieke, Lorena | Matheis, Tamara | Schramke, Sarah | Motlik, Jan | Kemper, Nicole | Radespiel, Ute | Reilmann, Ralf

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Huntington’s Disease is Associated with an Earlier Age of Symptom Onset
Schultz, Jordan L. | Nopoulos, Peg C. | Gonzalez-Alegre, Pedro

Cannabinoids for Treatment of Dystonia in Huntington’s Disease
Saft, Carsten | von Hein, Sarah Maria | Lücke, Thomas | Thiels, Charlotte | Peball, Marina | Djamshidian, Atbin | Heim, Beatrice | Seppi, Klaus

Genetic Counselling and Narrative Practices: A Model of Support following a “Negative” Predictive Test for Huntington’s Disease
MacLeod, Rhona | Moldovan, Ramona | Stopford, Cheryl | Ferrer-Duch, Mariangels

Perseveration and Suicide in Huntington’s Disease
Roman, Olivia C. | Stovall, Jeffrey | Claassen, Daniel O.

Circadian Rhythm, Cognition, and Mood Disorders in Huntington’s DiseaseOpen Access
Diago, Elena Bellosta | Martínez-Horta, Saül | Lasaosa, Sonia Santos | Alebesque, Alejandro Viloria | Pérez-Pérez, Jesús | Kulisevsky, Jaime | del Val, Javier López

Other Content
Upcoming Meetings Related to Huntington’s DiseaseOpenly Available


Most Read JHD Articles in May 2018

Aquatherapy for Neurodegenerative DisordersOpen Access (Review Article in Vol.3, Iss.1, 2014)
Plecash, Alyson R. | Leavitt, Blair R.

Physical Therapy and Exercise Interventions in Huntington’s Disease: A Mixed Methods Systematic ReviewOpen Access (Research Article in Vol.6, Iss.3, 2017)
Fritz, Nora E. | Rao, Ashwini K. | Kegelmeyer, Deb | Kloos, Anne | Busse, Monica | Hartel, Lynda | Carrier, Judith | Quinn, Lori

Dysregulation of Corticostriatal Connectivity in Huntington’s Disease: A Role for Dopamine ModulationOpen Access (Review Article in Vol.5, Iss.4, 2016)
Rangel-Barajas, Claudia | Rebec, George V.

Towards an Understanding of Energy Impairment in Huntington’s Disease BrainOpen Access (Review Article in Vol.6, Iss.4, 2017)
Dubinsky, Janet M.

Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers for Huntington’s DiseaseOpen Access (Review Article in Vol.5, Iss.1, 2016)
Byrne, Lauren M. | Wild, Edward J.


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