GGC's Kaufmann Editor of New Book on Rett Syndrome
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 new book on Rett syndrome. The book, Rett Syndrome, is part of the Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series from MacKeith press.
This volume is aimed at both clinicians and researchers and presents a comprehensive overview of a wide range of clinical issues in Rett syndrome. Dr.
Kaufmann discusses the book in the video interview below.
Friends of the Greenwood Genetic Center are offered a 20% discount on this volume when purchased from the publisher at www.mackeith.co.uk/shop/rett-syndrome/ by January 1, 2018 using code rettkauf20.
Makayla was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome in April of 2015 at the age of two. At about 18 months, we noticed she had started some repetitive hand
motions, and her pediatrician was a little concerned that she did not have many words. She had learned some sign language, and was saying ‘mama’
and ‘dada’, but that was it. Then she suddenly stopped all of that. At her 2 year old check-up, the pediatrician referred us to BabyNet,