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IRSF awards $1.5 million for novel basic and translational research programs
Date:1/14/2013

ttendorf, PhD, University of Kentucky-Lexington
The Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression by MeCP2
  • Ali Khoshnan, PhD, California Institute of Technology
    The Role of IKK Signaling Pathway in Rett Syndrome
  • Charlotte Kilstrup-Nielsen, PhD, University of Insubria
    Investigation of the Importance of a Hitherto Uncharacterized MeCP2 Phospho-isoform for Neuronal Morphogenesis and Chromatin Related Functions
  • David Lieberman, MD, PhD, University of California, San Diego
    A Proteomics Based Approach to Restore Bidirectional Homeostatic Plasticity in MeCP2 Deficient Neurons In Vitro and In Vivo
  • Alysson Muotri, PhD, University of California, San Diego
    Contribution of Human Astrocytes to Rett Syndrome
  • Michelle Olsen, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Altered K+ Ion and Glutamate Homeostasis in Rett Syndrome
  • Beth Stevens, PhD, Children's Hospital Boston
    Role of Microglia at Synapses in Rett Syndrome

    New Mentored Training Fellowships

    • Miao He, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    • A New Mouse Model for Conditional MeCP2 Inactivation and Reactivation
    • Roberto Herai, PhD, University of California, San Diego
      A Comprehensive Analyses of Transcriptomic and Proteomic Expression in Rett Syndrome Neurons
    • Yun Li, PhD, Whitehead Institute For Biomedical Research
      Modeling Rett Syndrome Using TALEN Technology in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
    • Annarita Patrizi, PhD, Children's Hospital Boston
      Rescuing Misregulation of NMDA Receptor Subunits in Rett Syndrome

    "The possibility of new treatments for Rett syndrome increases as our research program broadens and intensifies," said Dr. Kaminsky. "I would like to thank our Board and our donors for their demonstrated commitment to advancing the best science in the community."
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    804-519-6231
    International Rett Syndrome Foundation
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