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Association of Medical Research Charities accepts Reverse Rett as member

We are delighted to announce that Reverse Rett is now a full member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC).

With a network of over 130 medical and health research charities supporting medical research in the UK, organisations seeking to join AMRC must undergo a rigorous audit process in order to ensure they meet the high standards required for membership.

In order to qualify for membership, Reverse Rett had to meet the following criteria:


• We must be registered as a charity in England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.
• One our principal activities or charitable objects must be funding medical research in the UK.
• That we follow AMRC’s standards in peer review.
• We must have a published research strategy.
• We must have a formal written policy on conflicts of interest.
• We must endorse the AMRC’s position statements on supporting research in universities and the use of animals in research.

 

Reverse Rett Chairman, John Sharpe said:

‘We are delighted that Reverse Rett is now a full member of the Association of Medical Research Charities. AMRC membership is a recognised hallmark of credibility and excellence amongst UK patient organisations funding research. We hope that this quality standard mark will go a long way to helping us attract funding for our vital work to accelerate treatments and a cure for Rett Syndrome, and that it gives potential supporters and donors even more confidence that we are working to the highest possible standard to this end.’

 

Read more about AMRC’s peer review standards here.