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Settings standards for research into Rett syndrome

Key researchers in this field now tackle this issue, proposing standards and guidelines for Rett syndrome research, in an Open Access review article published…

Developmental disease is recreated in an adult model

The gene was “switched off” in adult mice by use of a sophisticated genetic trick, resulting in the appearance of behaviors typically seen in Rett syndrome….

Researchers 'grow Rett syndrome' in a Petri dish

The article, titled 'A Model for Neural Development and Treatment of Rett Syndrome Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells,' describes how the team used a…

Research breakthrough hailed on the anniversary of gene discovery

In a study published today in the Journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team of researchers based in the U.S. and UK…