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HDBuzz homepage at 16th November 2011
Type of site
|Huntington's disease research news platform|
|Created by||Edward Wild and Jeff Carroll|
|Launched||January 18, 2011|
|2,284,666 (April 2014[update])|
HDBuzz is a non-profit website that supplies news about Huntington's disease research in plain language.
HDBuzz was launched in January 2011 by Huntington's disease researchers Edward Wild (UCL, London) and Jeff Carroll (Western Washington University). Its stated aim is to supply "the latest news about Huntington's disease research in plain language, written by scientists who work on HD".
As well as being accessible at hdbuzz.net, news is syndicated to a number of Huntington's disease community web sites, as well as via social media routes including Facebook, Twitter and email.
HDBuzz articles are published in English and translated by volunteers into numerous other languages.
HDBuzz is financially supported by national and regional Huntington's disease patient and family organizations. Among the eleven supporting organizations are the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDA), Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) and the Huntington's Disease Association of England & Wales.
- The HDBuzz project was presented at the 2011 World Congress on Huntington's Disease.
- HDBuzz received the 2011 Award for Scientific Communication by the Huntington's Disease Association of Northern Ireland (HDANI).
- HDBuzz editors Jeff Carroll and Edward Wild received the 2012 Michael Wright Community Development Award from the Huntington Society of Canada and the 2014 Huntington's Disease Society of America Research Award on bahelf of HDBuzz.
- HDBuzz (2011-01-18). "Welcome to HDBuzz". HDBuzz. Retrieved 2011-11-19.
- "Hdbuzz.net Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
- "Huntington's Disease Society of America - HDBuzz". Hdsa.org. Retrieved 2011-11-19.
- "Huntington Society of Canada: Research news by HDBuzz". Huntingtonsociety.ca. Retrieved 2011-11-19.
- Wild, E. J.; Carroll, J. B. (2011). "HDBuzz: Empowering patients through accessible education". Trends in Molecular Medicine. doi:10.1016/j.molmed.2011.09.003.
- "World Congress on Huntington's Disease: Oral Abstracts - 2011". Clinical Genetics. Wiley. 80 (s1): 1–13. doi:10.1111/j.1399-0004.2011.01736.x. Retrieved 2011-11-19.
- "Huntington's Disease Association Northern Ireland: News". HDANI. Retrieved 2011-11-19.
- "Michael Wright Award announcement (Twitter)". Retrieved 13 November 2012.
- "Carroll receives HDSA Researcher of the Year award | Western Today". westerntoday.wwu.edu.