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2012-06-11 23:03:39

Models will facilitate a better understanding of the disease and aid in therapeutic development. Sioux Center, Iowa (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 CHDI Foundation, Inc. and Exemplar Genetics today announced a collaborative research agreement to create multiple miniature swine models of Huntington´s disease (HD), a devastating disorder for which there are currently no effective treatments. Models that mimic this debilitating disease are anticipated to accelerate both the understanding of the...

2011-08-11 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) and CHDI Foundation, Inc. announced today a renewal of their collaboration to discover and develop an antisense drug for the treatment of Huntington's disease (HD), a fatal neurodegenerative disorder. This collaboration builds upon earlier successful alliances in which CHDI, a non-profit biomedical research organization dedicated to the development of therapeutics for HD, provided funding to support...

2011-04-05 06:00:00

RICHMOND, Calif. and NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) and CHDI Foundation, Inc. have announced a collaboration to develop a novel therapeutic for Huntington's disease (HD) based on Sangamo's proprietary zinc finger DNA-binding protein (ZFP) technology. The ZFP therapeutic approach will target the huntingtin gene that causes HD, an inherited neurodegenerative disease for which there are currently no therapies available to slow disease...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.