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.’