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Emma Yhnell

Charles Darwin Award Lecture

25 June 2018

Dr Emma Yhnell chosen for Charles Darwin Award Lecture

Photograph of Becky Cousins

Clinical trial is the first of its kind

19 December 2017

The initial trial successfully recruited 46 participants, with early results being described as 'the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years'.

Stem Cells 1

Working towards stem cell therapies in Huntington’s disease

4 August 2017

Repair-HD presents a public event on use of stem cells as a therapy for Huntington’s disease.

Dr Emma Yhnell - HD slogan

Research Fellow nominated as a Rising Star

26 May 2017

Womenspire awards scheme shortlists Research Fellow for engagement work and research into Huntington's disease.

CUBRIC - low angle

CUBRIC enters its first multi-centre phase 1 clinical trial

25 May 2017

Huntington's disease drug trial marks first phase 1 clinical trial for CUBRIC

Photograph of a man on an exercise bike in front of an MRI scanner

Exercising for your brain

19 May 2017

 Dr Jessica Steventon is investigating the relationship between exercise and the brain in relation to Huntington's disease.

Photograph of Dr Hannah Furby

Neuroimaging Huntington's disease

17 May 2017

Dr Hannah Furby explores the role of MRI research in Huntington's disease.

Dr Emma Yhnell, HD Research Fellow at NMHRI

Neuroscientist breaks down Huntington’s disease stigma

16 May 2017

Research Fellow Dr Emma Yhnell discusses overcoming challenges faced by HD patients.

Photograph of Neilson and Hannah being interviewed

A personal perspective on Huntington's disease

15 May 2017

Dr Hannah Furby interviews Neilson, a research participant with presymptomatic Huntington's disease.


Huntington's Disease Awareness Week 2017

12 May 2017

Find out how we're marking Huntington's Disease Awareness Week 2017.