UW Publications

Our UW team has been hard at work to advance the scientific understanding of HD.  Here is a list of many of our publications:


Juvenile-Onset Huntington’s Disease in Peru: A Case Series of 32 Patients. Vishnevetsky A, Cornejo-Olivas M, Sarapura-Castro E, Inca-Martinez M, Rabinowitz D, Milla-Neyra K, Mazzetti P, Bird T. Mov Disord Clin Pract. 2022 Dec 2;10(2):238-247. doi: 10.1002/mdc3.13625. eCollection 2023 Feb

High Frequency of Concomitant Bladder, Bowel, and Sexual Symptoms in Huntington’s Disease: A Self-Reported Questionnaire Study. Vicars BG, Liu AB, Holt S, Jayadev S, Bird T, Yang CC.
J Pers Med. 2021 Jul 25;11(8):714. doi: 10.3390/jpm11080714.

Subdural Hematoma as a Serious Complication of Huntington’s Disease: An Observational Study.
Davis M, Wheelock V, Talman L, Latimer C, Vicars B, Lin A, Jayadev S, Bird T.
J Huntingtons Dis. 2021;10(3):385-390. doi: 10.3233/JHD-210478.

Patterns of CAG repeat instability in the central nervous system and periphery in Huntington’s disease and in spinocerebellar ataxia type 1. Mouro Pinto R, Arning L, Giordano JV, Razghandi P, Andrew MA, Gillis T, Correia K, Mysore JS, Grote Urtubey DM, Parwez CR, von Hein SM, Clark HB, Nguyen HP, Förster E, Beller A, Jayadaev S, Keene CD, Bird TD, Lucente D, Vonsattel JP, Orr H, Saft C, Petrasch-Parwez E, Wheeler VC. Hum Mol Genet. 2020 Aug 29;29(15):2551-2567. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddaa139

Trends over 42 years in the Adult Medical Genetics Clinic at the University of Washington. Gay EA, Byers PH, Bennett RL, Bird TD, Hisama FM. Genet Med. 2019 Jun;21(6):1457-1461.

A Genetic Study of Psychosis in Huntington’s Disease: Evidence for the Involvement of Glutamate Signaling Pathways. Tsuang DW, Greenwood TA, Jayadev S, Davis M, Shutes-David A, Bird TD. J Huntingtons Dis. 2018;7(1):51-59.

Neuropathological Comparison of Adult Onset and Juvenile Huntington’s Disease with Cerebellar Atrophy: A Report of a Father and Son. Latimer CS, Flanagan ME, Cimino PJ, Jayadev S, Davis M, Hoffer ZS, Montine TJ, Gonzalez-Cuyar LF, Bird TD, Keene CD. J Huntingtons Dis. 2017;6(4):337-348.

Enhanced retinal responses in Huntington’s disease patients. Pearl JR, Heath LM, Bergey DE, Kelly JP, Smith C, Laurino MY, Weiss A, Price ND, LaSpada A, Bird TD, Jayadev S. J Huntingtons Dis. 2017;6(3):237-247.

The co-occurrence of Alzheimer’s disease and Huntington’s disease: a neuropathological study of 15 elderly Huntington’s disease subjects. Davis MY, Keene CD, Jayadev S, Bird T. J Huntingtons Dis. 2014;3(2):209-17.

The unique co-occurrence of spinocerebellar ataxia type 10 (SCA10) and Huntington disease. Roxburgh RH, Smith CO, Lim JG, Bachman DF, Byrd E, Bird TD. J Neurol Sci. 2013 Jan 15;324(1-2):176-8.

A patient with Huntington’s disease and long-surviving fetal neural transplants that developed mass lesions. Keene CD, Chang RC, Leverenz JB, Kopyov O, Perlman S, Hevner RF, Born DE, Bird TD, Montine TJ. Acta Neuropathol. 2009 Mar;117(3):329-38.

Geriatric neurogenetics: oxymoron or reality? Bird TD, Lipe HP, Steinbart EJ. Arch Neurol. 2008 Apr;65(4):537-9.

Genetics of Dementia. Tsuang DW, Bird TD. Med Clin North Am. 2002 May;86(3):591-614. Review.

Neural transplantation in Huntington disease: long-term grafts in two patients. Keene CD, Sonnen JA, Swanson PD, Kopyov O, Leverenz JB, Bird TD, Montine TJ. Neurology. 2007 Jun 12;68(24):2093-8.

Familial aggregation of psychotic symptoms in Huntington’s disease. Tsuang D, Almqvist EW, Lipe H, Strgar F, DiGiacomo L, Hoff D, Eugenio C, Hayden MR, Bird TD. Am J Psychiatry. 2000 Dec;157(12):1955-9.

Outrageous fortune: the risk of suicide in genetic testing for Huntington disease. Bird TD. Am J Hum Genet. 1999 May;64(5):1289-92.

Familial aggregation of schizophrenia-like symptoms in Huntington’s disease. Tsuang D, DiGiacomo L, Lipe H, Bird TD. Am J Med Genet. 1998 Jul 10;81(4):323-7.

Risk factors for suicide in Huntingtons disease: a retrospective case controlled study. Lipe H, Schultz A, Bird TD. Am J Med Genet. 1993 Dec 15;48(4):231-3.

Offering predictive testing for Huntington disease in a medical genetics clinic: Practical applications. Bennett RL, Bird TD, Teri L. J Genet Couns. 1993 Sep;2(3):123-37.

The consequences of testing for Huntington’s disease. Bird TD, Bennett RL, Lipe HP. N Engl J Med. 1993 Apr 8;328(14):1046.

Linkage of the G8 marker on chromosome 4 to Huntington’s disease in a large American black family. Bird TD, Hewitt J, Conneally PM, Hayden MR. N Engl J Med. 1986 Oct 30;315(18):1165-6.

Effects of L-glutamate on viabilities of cultured diploid skin fibroblasts and lymphocytes. Increased toxicity not observed in Huntington’s disease. Stahl WL, Ward CB, Casper JB, Bird TD. J Neurol Sci. 1984 Nov-Dec;66(2-3):183-91.

Normal glutamic acid decarboxylase activity in kidney tissue from patients with Huntington’s Disease. Bird TD. J Neurochem. 1976 Dec;27(6):1555-7.

Monozygotic twins with Huntington’s disease in a family expressing the rigid variant. Bird TD, Omenn GS. Neurology. 1975 Dec;25(12):1126-9.