Journalist to talk research freedom and Huntington's disease at UC

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - An Emmy Award-winning journalist will discuss research freedom at the University of Cincinnati on Thursday.

Charles Sabine will present The Pursuit of Hope and Dignity: Why Every Link in the Medical Chain Matters seminar hosted by the Fellows of the Graduate School and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training.

In 2008, Sabine became a spokesman for freedom of scientific research and suffers of degenerative brain illnesses, in particular Huntington's disease. He has been tested and found to carry the gene for Huntington's disease, but has not developed symptoms yet. He will talk about both research freedom and Huntington's disease at the event.

The seminar will be held at 5 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium in the Medical Sciences Building. The event is free and open to the public.

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