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Podcast- A Spotlight on Huntington's Disease Society of America
Free Video Podcast: A Spotlight on Huntington's Disease Society of
Speaker: Dr. Madaline Harrison, Neurologist and Director of
Huntington's Disease – a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder for which there is no cure or treatment – slowly diminishes an affected individual's ability to walk, talk and reason. This disease affects young and old alike. Currently, one out of every 10,000 Americans has HD and approximately 200,000 Americans are at risk for developing the disease. The first step of moving toward developing an effective treatment is to understand how the disease works. One of those dedicated to advancing knowledge of HD is Dr. Madeline Harrison, Director of the Huntington’s Disease Society of
Be sure to watch this insightful interview with Dr. Harrison to learn more about HDSA and their efforts to bring hope to the lives of those with HD. Click here on June 15th to watch the free video podcast.
The Huntington’s Disease Society of
Through 12 HDSA regions, 38 volunteer-based chapters and affiliates, and 200+ support groups, HDSA reaches out across the nation to offer HD patients and their families guidance, encouragement, resource information and leadership opportunities. HDSA seeks to promote knowledge and awareness of HD through special events, meetings, seminars and advocacy programs in a comprehensive effort to work toward a cure. To learn more, please visit www.hdsa.org.
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