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Rettsyndrome.org Announces New Chief Science Officer with Rett Syndrome Connection

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The International Rett Syndrome Foundation (doing business as Rettsyndrome.org) has officially welcomed Dominique Pichard, MD to the organization as their new Chief Science Officer. A highly accomplished clinician and researcher, Dr. Dominique Pichard brings years of hands-on experience conducting critical work in clinical trials with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), pharmaceutical companies, and the … Read More

New Research Funding to Provide Hope to Girls and Boys

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Rettsyndrome.org Funds Research to Provide Hope for Females and Males Affected by MECP2 Mutation. CINCINNATI, OH – June 3 – Rettsyndrome.org announced their funding of two new research projects today. Jeannie T. Lee, MD, Ph.D. of Massachusetts General Hospital is awarded a twoyear ANGEL Grant for $600,000 to focus on reactivating the silent X chromosome … Read More

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RSO Hosts Learning Collaborative for Rett Clinics

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Rettsyndrome.org hosted a clinical Learning Collaborative on May 8 and 9 in Denver. The Learning Collaborative is made up of physicians and clinicians from Rett clinics around the country who volunteered their time to share ideas in the spirit of advancing care for Rett families, and to create a universal standard of excellence across all … Read More

Rettsyndrome.org Appoints Joseph Horrigan, MD to Board of Directors

Friday, May 3, 2019

Rettsyndrome.org Appoints Joseph Horrigan, MD to Board of Directors CINCINNATI, OH – May 3 – Rettsyndrome.org is pleased to announce that Joseph P. Horrigan, MD has joined its Board of Directors. Dr. Horrigan’s appointment follows the excitement of several research and clinical trial advancements supported or developed through Rettsyndrome.org. Dr. Horrigan is a pediatric neuropsychiatrist … Read More

Positive Phase 2 Study Results of Trofinetide in Pediatric Rett Syndrome Published in Neurology

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Positive Phase 2 Study Results of Trofinetide in Pediatric Rett Syndrome Published in Neurology, the Medical Journal of the American Academy of Neurology — Statistically Significant Improvement Indicates Trofinetide’s Potential for Treating Rett Syndrome — Trofinetide for Rett Syndrome has Fast Track Status and Orphan Drug Designation in the U.S. and Orphan Drug Designation in … Read More