Rett Syndrome Awareness Month officially ends today, but we encourage everyone to continue to learn more about this genetic disorder and support this amazing
community which includes families such as the Gunns and the Croissants . We continue our research and clinical care and are excited to
also share information regarding a new book on the subject.
Dr. Walter Kaufmann , Director
of the Center for Translational Research and Ravenel Boykin Curry Chair in Genetic Therapeutics at the Greenwood Genetic Center, has edited a book
on Rett syndrome. The book, Rett Syndrome, is part of the Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series from MacKeith press.
This book is aimed at clinicians and researchers as an overview of the clinical and genetic features of Rett syndrome as well as current status of therapies.
Dr. Kaufmann discusses the book below.
If there is a term that sums up life it could very well be: unexpected. Life is full of unexpected moments. Some of these moments can be full of unexpected
blessings while others may be full of unexpected obstacles. However, sometimes the unexpected can be both an obstacle and blessing at the same time;
you just need someone to help you see both sides. The Greenwood Genetic Center is a place that helps shed some light on the...