Program in Molecular Medicine
Nervous System Diseases
Atypical manifestation of Huntington's disease (HD) could inform ongoing research into HD genetic modifiers not present in the primarily European populations studied to date. This work demonstrates that expanding HD genetic testing into under-resourced healthcare settings can benefit both local communities and ongoing research into HD etiology and new therapies.
Atypical clinical features, Bangladeshi family tree, CAG repeat, Huntington's disease, mutation
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Clin Case Rep. 2016 Nov 11;4(12):1191-1194. eCollection 2016 Dec. Link to article on publisher's site
Clinical case reports
Al-Mamun MM, Sarker SK, Qadri SK, Shirin T, Mohammad QD, LaRocque R, Karlsson EK, Saha N, Asaduzzaman M, Qadri F, Mannoor MK. (2016). Examination of Huntington's disease with atypical clinical features in a Bangladeshi family tree. Open Access Publications by UMMS Authors. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.743. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/oapubs/2993
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