Free and Open to the Public
Location: Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (Google map of this location)
Family members and friends, researchers, clinicians, students, community professionals, and disability advocates are invited to this evening forum to learn how the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is advancing understanding of Rett syndrome.
Topics and Speakers:
"Medical Issues Affecting Rett Syndrome
and the Need for Ongoing Clinical Care" -- Nirupama Madduri, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
"Research Updates in Rett Syndrome and Related Disorders" -- Sarika Peters, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
"A Novel Therapeutic Target for MeCP2 Related Disorders" -- Colleen Niswender, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery
"Communication Unbound: Independence with Eye Control (Tobii Communications)" -- Courtney Kuzma, Tobii Representative
We will also have presentations on current research, commonly used therapies, and other opportunities available here at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Please register by October 7.