Spotlight: Special bond with grandfather leads UI student to conduct Huntington disease research

Spotlight: Special bond with grandfather leads UI student to conduct Huntington disease research

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External Story Pub Date: 
07/15/2013
UI senior, Jolene Luther, is spending her 2013 summer in a fellowship position in hopes her contributions will help determine if iron deposits can be detected on MRI scans of Huntington disease (HD) research participants. Her grandfather died of HD in the fall of 2012.

UI senior Jolene Luther’s grandfather, William Holcomb, died from Huntington disease (HD) in the fall of 2011, but his impact lives on through the research Luther is doing this summer at the UI.

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