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COVID UPDATE: Best practices according to our medical expert

Friday, December 10, 2021

As the COVID pandemic continues with surges and new variants, we have asked IRSF Medical Advisor Dr. Tim Benke, Rett Clinic Medical Director at Children’s Hospital Colorado, to provide information related to COVID-19 to keep our families and community healthy and safe at this time. Vaccinations: We continue to advise: unless told otherwise by their … Read More

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Top-line Results from the Pivotal Phase 3 Lavender Trial of Trofinetide in Rett Syndrome

Monday, December 6, 2021

– Trofinetide met co-primary efficacy endpoints demonstrating statistically significant improvement over placebo in the Rett Syndrome Behaviour Questionnaire (RSBQ) (p=0.0175) and the Clinical Global Impression of Improvement (CGI-I) (p=0.0030) – Trofinetide met key secondary endpoint demonstrating statistically significant improvement over placebo in CSBS-DP-IT–Social (p=0.0064), caregiver scale of ability to communicate – Pre-New Drug Application meeting … Read More

Hive Networks & IRSF Partner to Advance Research and Treatment for Rett Syndrome

Monday, October 18, 2021

Hive Networks today announced a multi-year partnership with the International Rett Syndrome Foundation to provide a digital health platform to support the Rett community. Rett syndrome is a rare disease caused by a genetic mutation that affects 1 in 10,000  females and even fewer males.   Hive Networks is a digital health company that lets patients … Read More

IRSF Appointed to NHC Standard of Excellence Program

Friday, September 10, 2021

The National Health Council (NHC) Standard of Excellence program recently appointed IRSF to its prestigious membership. The NHC is a 100-year-old organization whose mission is to provide a united voice for the 160 million people living with chronic diseases and disabilities. Created by and for patient organizations, NHC envisions a society in which all people … Read More

COVID UPDATE: Best practices according to our medical expert

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

As COVID numbers surge once again, we have asked IRSF Medical Advisor Dr. Tim Benke, Rett Clinic Medical Director at Children’s Hospital Colorado, to provide information related to COVID-19 to keep our families and community healthy and safe at this time. Vaccinations: We continue to advise: unless told otherwise by their personal physician, all individuals … Read More