Navigation Links
IRSF Receives 1 Million Dollar Matching Gift
Date:10/27/2009

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.

About International Rett Syndrome Foundation

IRSF, having funded more than $20 million in direct research grants to date, is the world's leading private funder of basic, translational and clinical Rett syndrome research. IRSF is the most comprehensive non-profit organization dedicated to providing thorough and accurate information about Rett syndrome, offering informational and emotional family support, and stimulating research aimed at accelerating treatments and a cure for Rett syndrome and related disorders. To learn more about IRSF and Rett syndrome, visit www.rettsyndrome.org or call IRSF at 1-800-818-RETT.

SOURCE International Rett Syndrome Foundation


'/>"/>
SOURCE International Rett Syndrome Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Mayo Clinic physician receives first PASSOR Legacy Award
2. SRI International Researcher Receives International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) Fellow Award
3. Legendary TV Producer Norman Lear Receives AARPs Highest Honor
4. Bolton School of Nursing at CWRU receives $3.7 million in federal stimulus funding
5. Karmanos Cancer Institute Receives $3 Million Grant from The Herrick Foundation to Launch Challenge Initiative for Cancer Research
6. LIVESTRONG(R) Receives $211,306 Donation from Eagle Golf
7. Quotient Biodiagnostics Receives U.S. Food & Drug Administration Clearance to Enter U.S. Transfusion Diagnostics Market
8. NHS Human Services Receives Award from Health Ethics Trust
9. Case Western Reserve University receives $20.5 million
10. Costa Atlantica Receives a Perfect Score for Vessel Sanitation
11. Malena Brunner of American Prosthetics & Orthotics Receives Orthotics Certification
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/24/2014)... LA The National Science Foundation has awarded ... Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site grant in the ... training of undergraduates from diverse social and educational ... New Orleans area. The project will provide ... summers of 2014-16. It will be led ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Using frozen stool from healthy, unrelated donors was ... relapsing diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile , ... Clinical Infectious Diseases and available online. ... equally effective whether given via a colonoscope or ... may make this promising treatment more readily available ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin ... the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, conferred by the ... The award will be given on June 9 at ... by scientific presentations by Dr. O,Shea and other prominent ... Health. , The award, which includes a $50,000 prize ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... have developed a way to detect and measure cancer ... particles with tails of synthetic DNA., A team led ... used gold nanoparticles to target and bind to fragments ... variants, which can indicate the presence and stage of ... in a cell can be determined by examining the ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... 23, 2014Men whose testosterone falls below normal levels are ... overweight and have heart disease and type 2 diabetes. ... men for further testing and possible treatment is described ... , a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., ... Journal of Men,s Health website at http://www.liebertpub.com/jmh ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pilot study suggests ways to widen access to fecal transplants for C. diff infections 2Health News:NIH scientist to receive Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine 2Health News:Gold nanoparticles help target, quantify breast cancer segments in a living cell 2
... with life? Then the pen may be a mighty ... Dr. Steven Toepfer. , Toepfer, an assistant professor of ... that expressive writing is something that has been available ... than 4,000 years ago. , "Everyone is pursuing the ...
... Donation Goal and Collects 1.5 Million Pounds of Food for ... NEW YORK, Nov. 25 Weight Watchers (NYSE: ... one million dollars to two hunger fighting organizations -- Share ... made possible by the success of Weight Watchers Members and ...
... at the U.S. Department of Energy,s (DOE) Brookhaven National ... for the design of a "medical synchrotron" capable of ... with minimal damage to surrounding healthy tissue. The new ... existing proton-therapy systems, potentially increasing the availability and benefits ...
... Dr. Robert J. Caccavaleof Somerset-based Thoracic Group P.A. for Excellence, ... N.J., Nov. 25 Thoracic Group P.A. ( www.thoracicgroup.com ) ... been named a Top Thoracic Surgeon in New Jersey by ... Caccavale, featured in New Jersey Monthly,s ...
... 25 MINRAD International, Inc. (Amex: ... terminated its Distribution Agreement for anesthetics for the human ... a wholly-owned subsidiary of RxElite Inc.(OTC Bulletin Board: RXEI) ... a result of RxElite,s failure to provide payment in ...
... work woes to fatal cardiovascular events in men , , ... overbearing boss? Your heart may pay the price, according ... workers, risks for angina, heart attack and death rose ... "This study is the first to provide evidence of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study: Want to be happier? Be more grateful 2Health News:Weight Watchers Members and Online Subscribers Lose an Estimated 4 Million Pounds in Six Week Period 2Health News:Weight Watchers Members and Online Subscribers Lose an Estimated 4 Million Pounds in Six Week Period 3Health News:Weight Watchers Members and Online Subscribers Lose an Estimated 4 Million Pounds in Six Week Period 4Health News:Physicists receive patent for improved cancer therapy device 2Health News:Physicists receive patent for improved cancer therapy device 3Health News:Renowned Thoracic Surgeon Recognized as 'Top Doctor' by Peers in Annual New Jersey Monthly Magazine Survey 2Health News:MINRAD International, Inc. Announces Termination of RxElite Holdings Inc. as Anesthetics Distributor for the Human Market in United States 2Health News:MINRAD International, Inc. Announces Termination of RxElite Holdings Inc. as Anesthetics Distributor for the Human Market in United States 3Health News:Bad Bosses Are Hard on the Heart 2Health News:Bad Bosses Are Hard on the Heart 3Health News:Bad Bosses Are Hard on the Heart 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014  Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated ... patients, today announced initial results from its Phase ... methionine aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2), in patients with Prader-Willi ...  These results showed improvements in body weight, hunger-related ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014 The Brandeis Medical Center, led by ... a premier and affordable laser tattoo removal experience with the ... focus is in providing high quality cosmetic services with cutting edge ... " Southern California has seen a dramatic ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 NineSigma , Inc., the leading ... Innovation Leadership Summit , May 14-16, 2014 at the ... Ohio . This is the ... to breakthrough achievements through open innovation. Participants will learn ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 2Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 3Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 4Beverly Hills Physician Features Tattoo Removal with the Astanza Duality Laser, Offers $99 Special 2Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 2Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 3Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation 4
... Colo., Jan. 12, 2012 Biosyntrx, Inc. CEO Ellen ... to the Biosyntrx Board of Directors.  Mr. Feher lives ... engineering with an MBA from the University Of Southern ... Biosyntrx strategic planning consultant for the past two years.  ...
... 2012 CVS Caremark Corporation will pay $5 million ... the prices of certain Medicare Part D prescription drugs ... and epilepsy – at CVS and Walgreens pharmacies.  The ... to pay significantly more for their drugs than they ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Biosyntrx, Inc. Appoints New Board Member & New VP of Operations 2CVS Caremark Corporation Settles FTC Deceptive Pricing Charges 2CVS Caremark Corporation Settles FTC Deceptive Pricing Charges 3CVS Caremark Corporation Settles FTC Deceptive Pricing Charges 4
... Original Knee Brace gives fracture treatment patients ... control, this brace features the the Bledsoe ... from 0-120, and positively locks at any ... eccentric cam slots, the Bledsoe Multi-Centric Hinge ...
The Bledsoe Post-Op Knee Brace is designed to provide maximum protection without sacrificing comfort and quick, easy application....
... Bird and Cronin, ... manufacturer of Patient Footwear, ... Patient Care Products. Our ... highest quality and available ...
... Bird and Cronin, ... manufacturer of Patient Footwear, ... Patient Care Products. Our ... highest quality and available ...
Medicine Products: