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Huntington’s disease

(l-r) Dr. Anat Bahat and Prof. Rivka Dikstein

Weizmann Institute scientists have discovered two small molecules that can cross the blood-brain barrier in mice, slowing and even reversing...

Rivka Dikstein

These molecules may prevent only some of a crucial gene's activities without affecting others

 Inclusion bodies (red) are surrounded by lipid droplets (green)

Drops of fat could be key to keeping nerve cells healthy

Repeating Genes

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute, using computer simulations, have...

Weizmann Researchers Find Evidence That Links a Molecular Mechanism to Huntington's Disease
Weizmann researchers have found evidence that an enzyme called transglutaminase (TGase) may be the...