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.
Reggie has been part of the GGC family for over 18 years. He has short stature, webbing of his hands, pulmonary stenosis, seizures and hydrocephalus along
with developmental delay. He carried an initial diagnosis of cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome; however, as genetic testing advanced, GGC made the
diagnosis of Noonan-like syndrome with loose anagen hair by identifying a mutation in the SHOC2 gene. He is also an active participant in the Greenwood Community Theatre's Penguin Project.