Neuroprotective effects of riluzole in Huntington’s disease

  • Ferdinando Squitieri
  • Andrea Ciammola
  • Claudio Colonnese
  • Andrea Ciarmiello
Letter to the editor


Poly Glutamine Riluzole Serum BDNF Serum BDNF Level Untreated Subject 
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We thank all patients and their families (Associazione Italiana Corea di Huntington-Neuromed). The financial support of Telethon-Italy to FS (Grant No. GGP06181), is gratefully acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferdinando Squitieri
    • 1
    • 4
  • Andrea Ciammola
    • 2
  • Claudio Colonnese
    • 1
  • Andrea Ciarmiello
    • 3
  1. 1.IRCCS NeuromedPozzilliItaly
  2. 2.Department of Neurology and Laboratory of Neuroscience, “Dino Ferrari” CenterIRCCS Istituto Auxologico ItalianoMilanItaly
  3. 3.Nuclear Medicine UnitIRCCS PascaleNaplesItaly
  4. 4.Neurogenetics Unit, IRCCS NeuromedCentre for Rare DiseasesPozzilliItaly

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