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HELP 4 HD with Dr. Martha Nance

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Monday, June 20, 2011 –Our incredible special guest tonight is Dr. Martha A. Nance, director of the HD Center of Excellence at Hennepin County Medical Center since 1991. She received her BS from Yale University and her MD from Medical College of Virginia. She completed training in Neurology and in Genetics from the University of Minnesota, and now is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Minnesota

Dr. Nance wrote The Juvenile HD Handbook and was a co-author of the recently revised Physician’s Guide to HD, both published by HDSA. She has served on the Executive Committee of the Huntington Study Group, and as an investigator on a number of HSG clinical trials.  She frequently lectures about HD at local, regional, national, and international patient and professional conferences.

She also serves as the Medical Director of the Struthers Parkinson’s Center at Park Nicollet Clinic, a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence, where she maintains an active clinical and research practice.  She graduated two years ago from a career as a soccer mom, and now has much more time to spend in her vegetable and flower gardens!

Contact Information:

Telephone:  612-873-2515
Email: Martha.Nance@ParkNicollet.com OR martha.nance@hcmed.org