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Positive Top-line Results for Phase 3 Trofinetide Trial

Monday, December 20, 2021

Melissa Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer On December 6, the Rett syndrome community received some very encouraging news: Acadia Pharmaceuticals reported that top-line results for its Lavender Phase 3 clinical trial for trofinetide showed significant improvement over placebo. With these positive findings, Acadia will request a pre-New Drug Application meeting with the FDA in the first quarter … Read More

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

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