Acting as a resource for students developing their thesis and dissertation proposals and for junior faculty designing research, this book reflects the latest U.S. federal research regulations to take effect mostly in January 2018.
This book also addresses behavioral and cognitive symptoms, brain imaging, and family dynamics and therapeutic alliances in working with individuals affected by HD. Clinical trials are covered extensively, including design considerations for therapeutic studies. The devastating nature of Huntington’s disease is well appreciated throughout the neuroscience, neurology, and psychiatric communities, and a great amount of basic and clinical research is currently taking place. However, much of that occurs in isolated research silos, and it is critical that an interdisciplinary resource be developed to provide in depth information to enhance communication and collaboration. This volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series is that resource.Includes coverage of both basic science and clinical aspects of the disease, as well as treatment, experimental therapeutics, and biomarkersProvides an essential resource for the non-neurologist, including necessary background for understanding the disease before making a more detailed study proposalProvides an interdisciplinary approach that can be applied in everyday clinic and research effortsFeatures chapters edited by leaders in the field around the globe—the broadest expert coverage available