PRESENTED BY: Dr. Victor Sung
Future of HD Research and Treatment
Dr. Sung summarizes the key ongoing and upcoming HD clinical trials, with a focus on disease-modifying therapies.
Dr. Victor Sung
Dr. Sung is originally from Houston, TX and completed his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University. He completed medical school at UT-Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and completed neurology residency and movement disorders fellowship at UAB. He joined faculty in the UAB Department of Neurology, Division of Movement Disorders and has the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure. He is the Director of the UAB Huntington's Disease Clinic, Co-Director of the UAB School of Medicine Neuroscience Module, and is the Director of the Birmingham VAMC Deep Brain Stimulation Program. Dr. Sung received the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2019 and received the A.B. Baker Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award from the American Academy of Neurology for 2021. He serves on the National Board of Trustees of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, currently serving as Chair of the Board from 2021-23.