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Rett Syndrome is one of the only neurological disorders in the world to demonstrate dramatic symptom reversal in the lab.

Reverse Rett was founded in 2010 to compound efforts to drive the development of treatments and a cure for Rett Syndrome and related MECP2 disorders.

Since we launched, we've delivered over £4.5 million to Rett Syndrome research; research which is making strides in understanding the underlying cause of Rett Syndrome, finding ways to treat symptoms and figuring out how to reverse the condition completely with the help of some of the world's best scientists.

But what causes Rett Syndrome and why are we so sure that treatments and even a cure are really possible?

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