2022 IRSF Rett Syndrome Scientific Meeting

2022 IRSF Rett Syndrome Scientific Meeting

One of the goals of our Rett Syndrome Scientific Meeting is to bring together researchers studying Rett and related fields in academia, industry, and governmental agencies from around the world. We invite all researchers to participate, discuss the latest in Rett syndrome science, and share their findings in this meeting.

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Meeting Format

IRSF’s Rett Syndrome Scientific Meeting will be held immediately before the main portion of the ASCEND 2022 Rett Syndrome National Family Summit in Nashville, Tennessee. It will consist of both poster and oral presentation sessions focused on basic, translational, and clinical work on Rett syndrome.

What: Research in the MeCP2 and Rett syndrome field
When: April 26-27, 2022 — includes Rett community mixer on Wednesday evening
Where: Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center- 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN
Stay tuned for more information and a full agenda!
Early Bird Pricing:
$350 MD, PhD, & Industry Professionals
$125 Post-docs, Medical Residents & Fellows (email proof of training status)


Participants in the scientific meeting are welcome and encouraged to register for the ASCEND Rett Syndrome National Family summit. ASCEND will bring together parents, families, clinicians, researchers, and Rett organizations from around the world. It’s designed to help our community overcome the challenges of Rett syndrome and reach the summit of hope and healing–a world without Rett syndrome.


There are several hotel options that are within 1 mile of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center.

  1. Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center -615-889-1000
  2. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Nashville -615-290-5233
  3. Hyatt Place Nashville/Opryland -615-872-0422
  4. Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville at Opryland -615-620-2500
  5. Comfort Inn Nashville – Opryland Area -615-889-0090
  6. Courtyard by Marriott Nashville at Opryland -615-882-9133
  7. Best Western Suites Near Opryland -615-902-9940
  8. Residence Inn by Marriott Nashville at Opryland -615-265-0345
  9. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Nashville at Opryland -615-872-8939
  10. Quality Inn Opryland Area -629-666-5230
  11. Fiddler’s Inn -615-885-1440
  12. Ramada by Wyndham Nashville/Music Valley -615-885-4030
  13. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nashville Opryland -615-829-7777

Abstract Submission

The deadline to submit an abstract is: January 14, 2022

Abstracts should describe original research that has not been widely circulated prior to the meeting. Abstracts should follow the structured format, contain no more than 250 words, and consist of the following content:

  • Title
  • Authors, Institution, and Institution Location. The presenting author should be listed first.
  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions

Submit Your Abstract

Abstract Deadline: January 14, 2022. Abstracts will be reviewed for an invitation to present a poster or a poster and an oral presentation. Notifications will be made by mid-February. You should receive a confirmation email upon submission. If you don’t, please contact us.


Science Meeting Policies

IRSF invites participation in the IRSF Rett Syndrome Scientific Meeting and ASCEND 2022 Rett Syndrome National Summit from all eligible individuals irrespective of gender, race/ethnicity, disability status, religion, or nationality. By registering for this event, all participants agree to abide by the policies described below as well as all applicable federal, state and local laws.

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