Mind Moments®, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Erin Furr-Stimming, MD, FAAN, FANA. [LISTEN TIME: 11 minutes]
The Mind Moments® podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.
This episode, "Addition of Valbenazine to Treat Huntington Disease Chorea," features an exclusive interview with Erin Furr-Stimming, MD, FAAN, FANA, a professor of neurology at McGovern Medical School of UTHealth Houston, and principal investigator of the phase 3 KINECT-HD studies. She discussed the recent expanded indication of valbenazine (Ingrezza; Neurocrine Biosciences) to include the treatment of chorea associated with Huntington disease (HD), offering her immediate reaction to the news. In addition, she spoke about the efficacy observed in these trials, the advantages valbenazine has as a VMAT2 inhibitor, and the remaining unmet needs in the management of HD.1
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