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Research Council

The Research Council of the Huntington Society of Canada is comprised of leading HD research scientists with expertise in various areas of investigation. Council members are volunteers serving without remuneration. The Council analyzes and prepares recommendations about applications received for the NAVIGATOR and NEW PATHWAYS research programs. The Research Council also provides advice with respect to matters related to the Society’s role in funding Huntington disease research; including scientific advice about specific research projects and proposals which may be funded in concert with other national and international research funding bodies.

Research Council

Dr. Ray Truant (Chair)
Department of Biochemistry
McMaster University

Dr. Jeff Carroll
Department of Psychology
Western Washington University

Dr. Stephen Ferguson
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
University of Ottawa

Dr. Lesley Jones
MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics
Cardiff University

Dr. Blair Leavitt
Centre Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics
University of British Columbia

Dr. Marcy MacDonald
Molecular Neurogenetics Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Lynn Raymond
Division of Neurological Sciences
University of British Columbia

Dr. Simonetta Sipione
Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Mental Health Institute
University of Alberta


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