The Latest on Huntington’s Disease Research and Treatment

Returning to the show is the world renown investigator on Huntington’s disease, Dr. Leslie Thompson. Accompanying her is Melody Bandley, advocate for her husband and other patients, for advances in Huntington’s Disease research and care. Details on ongoing search and care are available at: For additional legislative actions that support HD care:

The bonus interview with American Ballet Theater’s retiring artistic director Kevin McKenzie, that was not broadcast on this program, is now available in a separate podcast on this same date. He appears in Orange County during the current run of The Nut Cracker performed at now through December 18th at the Segerstrom Hall.

Music credits: Chimora, “African Americano,” Sounds of Africa- album; and Bill Beach, “Dreams Deferred,” Letting Go – album.

Stem Cells Unplugged

UCI Professors Aileen Anderson and Brian Cummings lead us through neuro biology, explain the small business aspect of financing sustained research, and wrap our minds around the complexity of stem cell therapy in patients with chronic spinal cord injury in their trial underway in Switzerland. This show is dedicated to the memory of Aileen’s mother, Mary Anderson.