Help 4 HD - The HD View!


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This is Melissa Biliardi, your host on "Help4HD–The HD View" I am a mom, caregiver and advocate for my son who has Huntington's disease (HD). As the founder of Help4HD International, I have made it my mission to help him and others who are affected by JHD (juvenile Huntington’s disease) and HD by promoting awareness and education to everyone who will listen. Help 4 HD Radio broadcasts Tuesday providing vital information and inspiration to our Huntington's community and provide a forum for people to discuss all the issues surrounding our daily HD lives. As the premier radio program for Huntington's disease, we have been blessed to interview most of our JHD/HD researchers, medical professionals, and pharmaceutical organizations since 2010. In addition, this radio platform will serve as a springboard for the production of my producer - James Valvano's international documentary: “The Huntington’s Disease Project: Removing the Mask" - of

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Chris Furbee and Matt Austin are here with us to talk about their recently finished independent films about their lives and perspectives living with Huntington's disease. Robert Rippberger produced and finished Matt Austin's film "Breaking... more

Tonight our incredible special guest is Margaret D'Aiuto Martarano de Gallardo. Born in California she becomes a nurse, meets and marries her husband Dr. Luis Gallardo Ayala, and moves to Mexico. She has seven children and at the age of... more

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - It's time for the Ask Dr. Goodman Show! Tonight we will be discussing these articles with Dr. Goodman: What is Cysteine? And what does it have to do with Huntington's Disease? Posted March 27, 2014 by... more

Wednesday, March 25, 2014 Tonight's incredible special guest is Dr. Albert Yu from Omeros here to talk about their Phase II clinical trial with OMS824 a PDE10 inhibitor for Huntington's disease. Phase II is for tolerability, safety and... more

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Our incredible special guest today is Dr. Ellen Feigal from CIRM. Tune in for an update from California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Pre-recorded We are talking about body discomfort in Huntington's disease. Like my sweet Jimbo, many of our HD and JHD individuals suffer from body pain. We must study this in order to find treatments and therapies. Listen to Dr. Goodman... more

Pre-recorded Dr. Deverman from Cal Tech is offering our listeners a series of educational shows outlining gene therapy and what science is happening right now for Huntington's disease. Tune in for Part 1 of Gene Therapy 101...

MONDAY, February 17, 2014 Dr. Mary Edmondson is back! We love her wisdom and care of our Huntington's families in North Carolina. She is working on a model Family Education Program and we will get to hear all about that today. Tune in... more

TUESDAY, February 11, 2014 Special incredible guests tonight are Dr. Vicki Wheelock and Teresa Tempkin RNC, MSN, ANP from UC Davis HD Clinic. Tonight's topic is PRE-CELL, an observational study and precurser to HD-CELL.... more

It's time for Ask Dr. Goodman! Get your questions ready... Tonight we will be talking about antipsychotic medications for individuals suffering from symptoms of Huntington's disease. Read her latest article:... more