Posted on Jun 28, 2012 | Comments 0
Leslie Thompson, a professor of psychiatry and human behavior and professor of neurobiology and behavior at the University of California at Irvine was named editor-in-chief of the quarterly Journal of Huntington’s Disease.
The publication is the first journal devoted to the study of Huntington’s Disease, a genetic affliction that leads to the degeneration of brain tissue. Some 30,000 Americans suffer from the disease, which is fatal and can be passed down to offspring.
Dr. Thompson holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Irvine.
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