Marking Rare Disease Day 2024

To celebrate Rare Disease Day 2024 one of our board members Bojana Milanov was interviewed by NORBS – the National Organisation for Rare Diseases of Serbia. Here we share her story. Many thanks Bojana. A rare disease means any disease that occurs in less than 5 people per 10,000 citizens, but a number of rare […]

Mi Princesa Rett – December 16th Event

One of the Spanish associations, Mi Princesa Rett are delighted to announce an event at San Juan de Dios hospital in Barcelona on December 16th. Please see poster for more information. The team there have also recently published a new paper called Mitochondrial modulation with leriglitazone as a potential treatment for Rett syndrome. An interesting […]

International Support for Georgia

We are delighted to share the report from our colleagues in Georgia, Gvantsa and Tina, who hosted a highly experienced team from the Netherlands between the 13th and 19th October 2023. Gerna Scholte, Hanneke Borst, Kitty van der Werff, and the chairman of Parents Rett Syndrome Association Netherlands, Mariëlle van den Berg, were invited to […]

The Burden of Illness Study in Rett Syndrome

Following our Network Support and Research Event we would like to share a video of Walter Kaufmann presentation “Burden of Illness in Rett Syndrome: Initial Evaluation of a Disorder-Specific Caregiver Survey”. In this talk, Walter Kaufmann will present an overview of the Burden of Illness in Rett Syndrome survey. Previous studies have shown that individuals […]

Replays of Network Support and Research Event 

We are delighted that the Rett Syndrome Europe Network Support and Research Event was so successful. Many thanks to our funders The European Joint Programme for Rare Diseases Network Support Scheme and our sponsors Anavex, Taysha, Neurogene and Neuren for making this possible. Also thanks to our country hosts in Turkuye, Hungary, UK, Netherlands, Serbia, […]

European Rett Syndrome Congress 2023

The Rett Syndrome Association of France, AFSR are delighted to announce that they are hosting the 2023 European Congress in Marseille on 7th and 8th October 2023. The website is now live with the programme and information about the venue and accommodation. Rett Syndrome Europe will be holding their 2023 General Assembly there during the […]

Running for Rett!

Many thanks to Claudia Petzold, Rett Syndrom Deutschland e.V. for this great awareness raising event which you can get involved in wherever you are! Take the idea Make it specific to your organisation Choose where the funds raised will be donated 17 Sept – 15 Oct 2022 Featuring in Global Rett Syndrome Awareness Month an […]

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