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Medicine’s Xin Qi explains her research on Huntington’s Disease

How a local woman continues to fight despite a grim prognosis, and the promising research to cure Huntington’s disease

WEWSXin Qi, professor of physiology and biophysics at the School of Medicine, explained how her research may help people who are struggling with Huntington’s Disease, a progressive brain disorder caused by a single defective gene on chromosome 4, and which is “often described as having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s all at the same time.”