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Lowering levels of toxic protein reverses abnormalities in cells from patients with Huntington's disease

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UCL scientists, led by Professor Sarah Tabrizi at the UCL Institute of Neurology, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, have shown for the first time that switching off the mutant protein that causes the fatal brain disorder Huntington’s disease can reverse abnormalities in living cells taken from patients with the disease.

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