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Research Program

Baltimore Huntington's Disease Center

One of the world's leaders in both clinical and basic research, the Baltimore Huntington's Disease Center (BHDC) at Johns Hopkins offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals and their families to participate in clinical research studies of Huntington's disease (HD). Participants may receive clinical testing and other services relevant to these studies. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, (NINDS), the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA), and the Hereditary Disease Foundation (HDF) provide major funding support for the Center's on-site research programs.

Basic Research - laboratories looking for a cure for HD.

Neuroimaging - measuring changes in the brain to help predict HD.

Clinical Trials - testing experimental treatments for HD.

Genetic Studies - looking for factors that influence disease progression.

Neurogenetic Testing Laboratory providing genetic testing for patients.

Tissue Donation - giving blood and tissue samples for diagnostic and research purposes.

For research information, please contact:

Gregory Churchill
Research Program Coordinator
Johns Hopkins University
600 N. Wolfe Street, Meyer 2-181
Baltimore, MD 21287

(410) 955-1349 desk
(410) 955-8233 fax


For information about viewing the HDSA Webinars at a different time, call or email the social worker, Kit McFarlane at 410-955-2497 or

Johns Hopkins / HDSA

For those concerned about all aspects of Huntington’s Disease: individuals, family, friends

Meets at 7PM
2nd Tuesday of the month at
Presbyterian Home of Maryland
400 Georgia Court
Towson, MD 21204

Park on the circular drive in front.
Enter up the ramp to the right of the main entrance. Call Kit McFarlane, facilitator, for directions and questions:

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