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We talk with Dr. Natalia Rocha about research she's been working on, specifically "Sex Differences in Huntington's Disease: Evaluating the Enroll‐HD Database" Dr. Rocha joined The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in January 2016. Since then, she has been focused on the study of immune/inflammatory parameters associated with the pathophysiology of Huntington’s disease. Due to common interests in age-related disorders and neuroimmunology/inflammation associated with neurodegeneration, she joined Dr. Soto’s group and she is currently a member of the Mitchell Center For Alzheimer’s Disease & Brain Disorders. Dr. Rocha has received numerous awards and she has published more than 90 peer review papers, which have been cited more than 1,500 times (h-index = 22; i-10 index = 42; Google Scholar).