HELPING FAMILIES WITH HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE
Founded in 2009, HD Reach is a North Carolina-based, “boots on the ground” nonprofit working to improve the care and quality of life of those affected by Huntington’s disease throughout the state. We provide connections to local services, care management, family support, and education.
Latest News & Events
Updates from day 3 of the Huntington’s Disease Therapeutics Conference: huntingtin protein - and lowering it
Blocking specific glutamate receptors was seen to improve cellular, motor, and cognitive skills in a mouse model of Huntington’s disease.
Exercise and physical activity may benefit patients with Huntington’s disease (HD), a new review study shows.
A letter to the HD community from Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Roche announcing the initial results from the completed Phase 1/2a study of IONIS-HTTRx. (now known as “RG6042”) in people with Huntington disease (HD).
Over 1,000 people served since our founding in 2009.
The age of onset typically occurs between the age of 35-50.
5,500 North Carolinians are at risk for developing HD.
1,000 people are affected by HD in North Carolina.
Children of a parent with HD have a 50% chance of inheriting HD.