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Prof Georgiou-Karistianis

Monash Research paves way for degenerative brain disease treatments

Researchers at Monash University have identified gene-led changes in brain-cell behaviour in patients diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease. This discovery may uncover new treatments for millions of people suffering from degenerative brain

Medicine & health
Huntington\'s

Unravelling the genetic secrets of Huntington's disease

One of Monash University’s doctorate students, April Philpott, was a finalist in the Victorian Young Achiever’s Awards. April undertook her PhD in the Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychological...

Huntington\'s

Unravelling the genetic secrets of Huntington's disease

One of Monash University’s doctorate students, April Philpott, was a finalist in the Victorian Young Achiever’s Awards. April undertook her PhD in the Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, School of Psychological...

A world-first trial will use a common cough syrup ingredient to boost the quality of life of up to six million people with Down syndrome worldwide.

Study puts Huntington’s disease trials on TRACK

A three-year multinational study has tracked and detailed the progression of Huntington’s disease (HD), predicting clinical decline in people carrying the HD gene more than 10 years before the expected...

A world-first trial will use a common cough syrup ingredient to boost the quality of life of up to six million people with Down syndrome worldwide.

Study puts Huntington’s disease trials on TRACK

A three-year multinational study has tracked and detailed the progression of Huntington’s disease (HD), predicting clinical decline in people carrying the HD gene more than 10 years before the expected...

Julie Stout and Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis

World congress showcases Monash research

Ground-breaking, Australian-first research by Monash University academics has gone on display at the World Congress on Huntington’s disease held in Melbourne earlier this month. Huntington’s disease is a genetic brain...

Julie Stout and Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis

World congress showcases Monash research

Ground-breaking, Australian-first research by Monash University academics has gone on display at the World Congress on Huntington’s disease held in Melbourne earlier this month. Huntington’s disease is a genetic brain...

HD

A congress to find a cure

It’s a devastating disease that runs through families generation after generation. In Australia, seven people per 100,000 suffer from the genetic brain disorder known as Huntington disease (HD). Scientists have...