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Welcome to Help 4 HD Live! We are proud to broadcast credible information and education to the Huntington's disease community on a weekly basis. Help 4 HD Live! broadcasts every week providing vital information and inspiration to our Huntington's community. We have been blessed to interview many of our JHD/HD researchers, medical professionals, care providers and the pharmaceutical industry for six years. Join our Hosts, Katie Jackson each week for incredible programming and don’t forget to share this channel with your colleagues, family and friends. **Help 4 HD Live! is made possible through an education grant from Teva Pharmaceuticals and the Griffin Foundation. Thanks for tuning in! Help 4 HD International Inc. **Please consult with you own physician for advice about any medical recommendation.

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Mike is a Neurology Registrar at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, and works on clinical trials in genetic diseases. He graduated from Cambridge in 2009 and completed a PhD in neurogenetics at... more

Katie Jackson and others from Help 4 HD recently went to the National Sheriff's Association conference to educate law enforcement about HD and JHD.

Daniel O'Reilly Ph.D. is currently a Post-Doctoral Associate at Khvorova Lab, RNA Therapeutics Institute,University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA. Previously a Ph.D. student in Prof. Masad Damha's lab at... more

Planning a Memorial Service for during a pandemic

Francis O. Walker, MD, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Movement Disorder Clinic at Wake Forest University, has had significant involvement in clinical care and research in Huntington's Disease for over 30 years. Following... more

Samantha Griffin is a member of the HD community. She was a caregiver for her mom since the age of 15.

Dr. Hugh Rickards and I delve into the topic of diagnosing HD and what it means. "People with HD may consult with a psychiatrist, a neurologist and a psychologist for their diverse symptoms, but what they really need, says Hugh Rickards,... more

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Next Generation of HD Warriors

Professor Hugh Rickards is a self-avowed "HD-nerd". He loves all things HD and has been running a service for people with HD in Birmingham, UK since 1997. He's particularly interested in how people with HD view the world. He... more

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