huntington’s disease


Six New UM Stem Cell Lines Now Publicly Available

Six new human embryonic stem cell lines derived at the University of Michigan have just been placed on the National Institutes of Health’s registry, making the cells available for federally funded research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

The Van Andel Institute's Grand Rapids headquarters. Wikimedia Commons Photo.

Researchers Restore Neuron Function In Brains Damaged By Huntington’s

Researchers from South Korea, Sweden, and the United States have collaborated on a project to restore neuron function to parts of the brain damaged by Huntington’s disease by successfully transplanting HD-induced pluripotent stem cells into animal models.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2012

Kathleen Edward (Facebook Photo)

Trenton Woman Accused Of Taunting Dying Girl Tells Dr. Phil She Didn’t Do It

“I have not done any of the things they’re accusing me of,” said Petkov, who’s been called ‘The Devil of Detroit Street.’

CBS Detroit–01/30/2012

Kathleen Edward (Facebook Photo)

Trenton Girl Taunted By Neighbor’s ‘Death Machine’ Has Died

The Downriver girl who attracted worldwide attention for a neighbor’s taunting during her battle with Huntington’s Disease has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

Criminal Charges In Neighborhood Feud

More trouble for a Trenton woman who used Facebook to bully a girl with Huntington’s disease, a fatal brain disorder.