RSRT Awards $7.2 million to research

This past summer saw a number of high profile papers published by RSRT/Reverse Rett funded scientists.


One of these papers was a study from Gail Mandel’s lab showing for the first time, the reversal of many Rett symptoms in adult female mice...

Statins suppress Rett symptoms in mice

Statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs found in millions of medicine cabinets, may help treat Rett Syndrome, according to a study published July 28th 2013 in the Journal, Nature Genetics

This work was funded by RSRT with generous support...

Copaxone trials

Research suggests that mice models of Rett have low levels of a neurotrophic factor called BDNF (Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor). BDNF is an important and complex protein that is implicated in a number of disorders. Increasing BDNF in Rett with...

The Rett protein surrenders some of its secrets

Two papers from the MECP2 Consortium were published on June 16th 2013, in the Journals Nature Neuroscience and Nature.

These tell us more about what the MeCP2 protein actually does.

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