Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL, USA) have demonstrated that a small-molecule BDNF mimetic, previously shown to aid respiratory problems in Rett Syndrome, also improves spatial memory and motor function.
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Research identifies 30 genes that could one day be utilized as therapeutic targets for Rett syndrome.
This infographic highlights some of the key facts related to Rett syndrome.
Neurology Central talks to Rett syndrome expert, Alan Percy, for Rare Disease Day 2016.
Experiments in mice have demonstrated that restoration of the X-linked gene MeCP2 may reverse some characteristic pathology of Rett syndrome. This article reviews different strategies for targeting Rett syndrome at the level of the gene and the challenges associated with them.
New research in mice has uncovered a potential new approach to the treatment of Rett syndrome, the rare autism spectrum disorder.