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International Rett Syndrome Foundation Company Profile

15:05 EDT 19th September 2017 | BioPortfolio

Rett syndrome (RTT), a brain disorder affecting development in childhood, has been identified almost exclusively in females. RTT results in severe movement and communication problems following apparently normal development for the first six months of life. The characteristic features include loss of speech and purposeful hand use, occurrence of repetitive hand movements, abnormal walking, abnormal breathing, and slowing in the rate of head growth. Current treatment for girls with RTT includes physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medication for seizures. No cure for Rett syndrome is known. In 2008, researchers heralded a major breakthrough by reversing RTT symptoms in mouse models. Rett syndrome is recognized as the "Rosetta Stone" of other neurological disorders, with genetic links to other disorders like autism and schizophrenia.


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Newron Pharma expands STARS study to Include Rett syndrome patients under 13 years of age

Newron Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for patients with diseases of the CNS and pain, announced that the Sarizotan Treatment of Apneas in Re...

Discovery fuels hope for Rett syndrome treatment

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Vanderbilt University researchers have relieved symptoms of Rett syndrome in a mouse model with a small molecule that works like the dimmer switch in an electric...

Small-molecule therapeutic boosts spatial memory and motor function in Rett syndrome mice

(The Company of Biologists) Rett syndrome is a neurological disorder affecting learning and development, caused by a mutation in the MECP2 gene triggering decreased levels of brain-derived neurotrophi...

doTERRA Wellness Advocate Runs Half Marathon for Girls with Rett Syndrome

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, July 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Every 90 minutes, a little girl is born with Rett Syndrome, a debilitating neurological disorder that causes severe impairment, predominantly in fema...

Personalized Metabolic Therapy Improves Skills for Atypical Rett Syndrome Patient

NewsA translational, multicenter study has unveiled the potential of D-serine - a dietary supplement - to improve the neuronal function of a patient with a mutation of the glutamate receptors associat...

Rett Syndrome Drug Could Propel Newron To Next Level In 2018

Newron Pharmaceuticals will file its investigational drug sarizotan in 2018 for respiratory issues in patients with Rett syndrome, setting it...   

Researchers use small molecule to relieve symptoms of Rett syndrome in mouse model

Vanderbilt University researchers have relieved symptoms of Rett syndrome in a mouse model with a small molecule that works like the dimmer switch in an electrical circuit.

Small-molecule drug improves brain performance in mouse model of Rett syndrome

After learning that a small-molecule drug improves breathing in a mouse model of the neurodevelopmental disorder Rett syndrome, University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher Lucas Pozzo-Miller, Ph.D....

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PubMed Articles [4757 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Sustained Attention in the Face of Distractors: A Study of Children With Rett Syndrome.

The object of the present study is to advance our understanding of the cognitive profile of Rett syndrome (RTT), an X-linked neurodevelopmental disorder caused by mutations in the MECP2 gene. We focus...

Early development in Rett syndrome - the benefits and difficulties of a birth cohort approach.

Typically, early (pre-diagnostic) development in individuals later diagnosed with Rett syndrome (RTT) has been investigated retrospectively using parent reports, medical records and analysis of home v...

Variations of stereotypies in individuals with Rett syndrome: A nationwide cross-sectional study in Taiwan.

Individuals with Rett syndrome (RTT) can have variable manifestations of stereotypies. In this nation-wide cross-sectional study, we recruited all individuals with RTT in Taiwan diagnosed as RTT by ne...

D-cycloserine improves synaptic transmission in an animal mode of Rett syndrome.

Rett syndrome (RTT), a leading cause of intellectual disability in girls, is predominantly caused by mutations in the X-linked gene MECP2. Disruption of Mecp2 in mice recapitulates major features of R...

Clinical and biochemical response to neridronate treatment in a patient with osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome (OPPG).

Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome (OPPG) is a rare autosomal recessive syndrome characterized by juvenile-onset osteoporosis and ocular abnormalities due to a low-density lipoprotein receptor-related...

Clinical Trials [4150 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Pharmacological Treatment of Rett Syndrome With Statins

This is a phase 2 , open label, dose escalating study of Lovastatin in Rett syndrome.

A Safety Study of NNZ-2566 in Pediatric Rett Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to determine whether NNZ-2566 is safe and well tolerated in the treatment of Rett syndrome in children and adolescents.

Functional Abilities in Rett Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to evaluate and determinate the functional abilities in Rett syndrome conforming to the established Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI).

Treatment of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Rett Syndrome With Triheptanoin

The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of triheptanoin in participants with Rett syndrome using laboratory values, electrocardiogram, rate of adverse events (AE),...

RETT Syndrome: An Exploratory Trial

Rett Syndrome (RTT) is a complex disorder resulting from mutations in a gene encoding protein. Currently, there are no methods to stop this malfunctioning protein. The symptoms of RTT can ...

Companies [2667 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

The International Rett Syndrome Foundation

While there are over 3,800 known cases of Rett Syndrome in the United States which predominantly strikes only girls, the disorder is genetically linked to more widespread neurological disorders su...

International Rett Syndrome Foundation

Rett syndrome (RTT), a brain disorder affecting development in childhood, has been identified almost exclusively in females. RTT results in severe movement and communication problems following appare...

Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation

Founded in 1983, the Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation (SSF) provides patients with practical information and coping strategies that minimize the effects of Sjogren's syndrome. In addition, the Foundation...

Angelman Syndrome Foundation

Since 1996, the Angelman Syndrome Foundation has funded 59 research grants totaling more than $3.5 million. The Angelman Syndrome Foundation has awarded a majority of these funds ($3.3 million) beginn...

Global Down Syndrome Foundation

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is a public non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through research, medical care, ed...

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