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: https://hdcare.org/. For additional legislative actions that support HD care: https://hdsa.org/news/hdsa-reintroduces-the-hd-parity-act/.

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.

http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/ThompsonBandley12-13-22.mp3

UCI Institute MINDing Aducanamab AND OC UnderMining Asian Heritage

UCI MIND (Institute for Memory Impairment and Neurological Disorders) director Dr. Josh Grill, takes some deep dives into promising findings in clinical trials for medications treating Alzheimer’s disease.
In the second segment (minute 36:32), Voice of OC Voice reporter, Brandon Pho talks from his recent article about hate crimes directed toward Asian Americans in Orange County.


Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique;” Rob Mazurek-Exploding Star Orchestra, “Parable of Inclusion,” Dimensional Stardust – album; Uniting of Opposites “Corridor Moves,” Ancient Lights – album.

http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/GrillPho3-9-21.mp3