RSRT Hosts Two-Day Science Meeting
Besides every active mutated MECP2 gene is a healthy dormant one...what if we could wake it up? This burning question was the focus of a meeting in mid May in Chapel Hill, NC. Our blog reports on the meeting.
Momentum Builds in Rett Research as RSRT Awards a Record $7.2 Million in 2013
Since RSRT’s inception just five years ago, the organization has committed almost $20 million to novel research and basic science to decode and defeat Rett Syndrome. Learn about our latest awards which include two Consortiums, clinical trials, industry collaboration and more.
The following are national and international Rett Syndrome organizations who financially contribute to RSRT’s research program. We are honoured and grateful for their commitment and their trust.
RSRT Trustee, Prof. Adrian Bird, receives knighthood
Sir Adrian Bird, we congratulate you and wish you the very best for 2014 – may the discoveries continue.
On April 23rd in New York City RSRT presented an event entitled "Curing Rett Syndrome – How Do We Get There?" The event was videotaped and is now available on RSRT's YouTube channel.
Curing Rett Syndrome – How Do We Get There?
Ben Philpot, Ph.D.
Gene Awakenings for the Treatment of Neurological Disorders
RSRT joins Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, JDRF, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and others in a report that highlights insights and perspectives from leaders of 20 venture philanthropy groups that are transforming the cure enterprise.
RSRT: “Doing it the right way”
"It is more difficult to give money away intelligently than it is to earn it in the first place."
Watch a short video clip from Prof. Adrian Bird discussing the challenges that charities face when allocating funds and why, in his opinion, RSRT is doing "it" the right way.
Together, we can change this!
A poignant video describing how having a daughter, sister, cousin, grandchild, niece, friend with Rett Syndrome affects a family. The video was created pro bono by Jason Rem Entertainment.
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