In a special show from Cambridge and New Zealand, Hannah Critchlow investigates the research into Huntington's Disease. How has the search to correct a single gene enhanced our understanding of how the brain functions? How are sheep helping to unpick the puzzle of the human mind? Plus we visit a brain bank to find out how tissue donors are supporting the scientific research.
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Richard price talks of his experiences of his wife and Huntington's disease
How the gene for Huntington's disease was discovered
How sheep and mice are being used to study Huntington’s disease
Hannah Critchlow is taken on a tour of a bank of frozen human brains which are helping to inform Huntington's research...
Mike Dragonow is able to culture stem cells that he gets from the brain bank. He grows the adult human brain cells to form a network...
Can I donate my living body to research?