Navigation Links
Treatment for Rett Syndrome Moves a Step Closer as Rett Syndrome Research Trust Commits Record $4.2 million in 2012
Date:2/14/2013

ery in 2007 that severe Rett-like symptoms in mice models can be reversed, even in late stages of the disease.

Benjamin Philpot explains, “If a drug could be identified to efficiently and effectively activate MECP2, we would be attacking Rett at its very root, with the potential of reversing the disorder. Our entire team is excited about the possibilities and we’re ramping up the project as fast as possible.”

  •     $760K to Monica Justice’s lab at Baylor College of Medicine
Funding of ongoing experiment to identify modifier genes – meaning alterations in genes that can dampen the ill effects of an MECP2 mutation. It was expected that modifier genes would be rare and difficult to find, but with the screen 15% complete, five modifiers belonging to diverse biochemical pathways have already been identified. It is likely that many more modifiers are waiting to be discovered. RSRT has therefore made finishing the screen a high priority, and this award brings our total commitment to the project to $1.5 million.

  •     $720K to Jonathan Kipnis at the University of Virginia
This is additional funding to enable a better understanding of the immune system’s involvement in Rett. The proposed research would for the first time examine the role of the immune system in tissue from individuals with Rett Syndrome and could provide a foundation for potential immune-system therapies. Previous work from the Kipnis lab suggested that bone marrow transplants could provide some degree of symptomatic relief. Funding of $55K was awarded to independently confirm the Kipnis data.

  •     $240K to Huda Zoghbi of Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Zoghbi’s project seeks to determine whether symptoms of MECP2 Duplication Syndrome can be reversed once the protein is brought down to normal expres
'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Non Invasive Bed Bug Treatments Offered to a State Library Shutdown Due to Sightings of Bed Bugs, MyCleaningProducts.com Details the Treatments' Process
2. An article from Bloomberg.com discusses Ban on a Common Acne Treatment; Probiotic Action Comments On the product Ban
3. Genesis Biosystems Unveils Innovative Skin Treatment at Esthétique SPA International Trade Show
4. Pictures of Bed Bugs and Non-Pesticide Product Cut Bed Bug Treatment Expenses by Half, My Cleaning Products Explains the Details in a Guide
5. ALS Patients’ Own Stem Cells Show Promise as a Future Treatment Option
6. American Heart Month: Find New Heart Disease Treatments on cureLauncher
7. BIOWATER Wastewater Treatment Package Plant Arrives in Residential Neighborhoods
8. Transition in cell type parallels treatment response, disease progression in breast cancer
9. Total Knee Replacement May Be Delayed by Up To Ten Years with an Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Treatment Known as the “Package”
10. Dr. Ross Kaplan Offers New Comprehensive Acne Package Treatment for Acne and Acne Scarring
11. Migraines Found Linked to Nighttime Teeth Grinding & Clenching in TMJ Treatment Clinical Trial - Holistic Technologies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/3/2015)...  Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit ... the "Company")(NYSE: PBYI ) and certain of its ... Court, Central District of California , ... class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased ... 2015 inclusive (the "Class Period").  This class action seeks ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , July 2, 2015 ... Bio-tech procurement company Amici Procurement has chosen Microsoft ... help it move to Office 365.      ... provides small to medium-sized companies in the bio-tech sector ... aspects of the purchasing cycle to help them obtain ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015   Decision ... frequently cited advantages of Otezla are its oral ... profile, as reported by surveyed rheumatologists. Otezla was ... for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis in ... current standard of care includes conventional oral treatments ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... -- Isagenix International, a leading global health and wellness ... and three Bronze Stevie® Awards at the 2015 Annual ... this month.The American Business Awards ... the U.S. "Winning is a tremendous ... cultivating talent, creating a unified team, and crafting the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Puma Biotechnology, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PBYI 2SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Puma Biotechnology, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PBYI 3SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Puma Biotechnology, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PBYI 4Biotech Procurement Company Moves to Office 365 with iomart 2Surveyed Rheumatologists Report That Otezla's Oral Administration is its Single Greatest Advantage Over Currently Available Treatment Options 2Surveyed Rheumatologists Report That Otezla's Oral Administration is its Single Greatest Advantage Over Currently Available Treatment Options 3Isagenix Earns Nine American Business Awards 2Isagenix Earns Nine American Business Awards 3
... A company whose fuel technology was developed at the ... of Wisconsin-Madison has been acquired by Xethanol Corp. ... Inc. (XTI), was a wholly owned subsidiary of ... Fla. , ,Xethanol Corp. is a biotechnology-driven ethanol production ...
... - A Harvard research team announced on Sunday ... skin cells, a finding that could affect some of ... research avenues. But a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor cautions ... article published on the Web site of the research ...
... -- Wisconsin has made significant progress in improving business ... to relieve investment restrictions if the state is to ... heard on Tuesday. , ,"Today it is easier to ... to invest in emerging, growth Wisconsin companies," said Terry ...
Cached Biology Technology:Harvard advance improves stem cell research; not a medical revolution 2Regulations still stymie business investment in high-growth companies 2Regulations still stymie business investment in high-growth companies 3Regulations still stymie business investment in high-growth companies 4
(Date:7/2/2015)... 25, 2015 Research and ... "Next Generation Biometrics Market by Application, Technology, Function ... to their offering. The next generation biometrics ... at a CAGR of 17.9% between 2015 and 2020 ... for the market. Safran SA ( ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... 24, 2015 Research and ... "Latin America Biomedical Sensors Market - Growth, Trends ... The Latin America Biomedical Sensors market is estimated ... 2.04% over the period 2014-2020 The near ... the genetic formulation of each individual. These sensors can ...
(Date:6/25/2015)... , June 25, 2015  TAKE Solutions Ltd., ... patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office ... This process leverages TAKE Solutions, Clinical Accelerators to reduce ... 50% (when compared to standardization without the accelerators), thus ... At the heart of the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 3Latin America Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015-2020 2TAKE Solutions Awarded Patent By USPTO 2
... and Saint Petersburg, Russia An international team of ... University of California, San Diego, have developed a new ... faster and more accurately. The new algorithm, called SPAdes, ... submitted to standard cloning techniqueswhat researchers refer to as ...
... America,s leading avian experts will gather in Vancouver next week ... bird biology and conservation. It,s the first time the ... the conference comes in the wake of sweeping reports indicating ... "We can manage habitat for Purple Martins breeding on ...
... 2012The Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society ... most rigorous evaluation to date of the impact on ... hospital using a prospective-audit-with-feedback antibiotic stewardship program (ASP). ... children,s hospitals of the Child Health Corporation of America. ...
Cached Biology News:US-Russian collaboration develops new method for sequencing dark matter of life from a single cell 2US-Russian collaboration develops new method for sequencing dark matter of life from a single cell 3Major migration of bird experts flock to Vancouver 2Major migration of bird experts flock to Vancouver 3First antibiotic stewardship probed in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2
... Savant SpeedVac™ Concentrators set the standard for sample ... SpeedVac with large chamber uses a combination of ... samples in a single run. , SC210A comes ... for long lasting chemical compatibility ...
... (for aqueous, other low volatility and noxious ... to specific applications of molecular biology and ... heat-labile samples. The RC systems can be ... and a wide selection of rotors (eliminating ...
... Standard Bio for vacuum concentrator/centrifugal evaporator ... biology and biochemistry for rapid and safe ... can be expanded with pumps, different of ... rotors (eliminating sample loss by transfer), ensuring ...
... Jouan RC10 series of vacuum concentrators/centrifugal evaporators ... features allied to rapid and safe concentration ... be combined with oil-free or high vacuum ... a wide selection of rotors (eliminating sample ...
Biology Products: