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Sir Adrian Bird has been a trustee of RSRT since our launch in 2008.

If you care about Rett Syndrome then you undoubtedly know about Adrian Bird. He discovered the Rett gene, MECP2, and he made the first animal model of the disease. And if that wasn’t enough his reversal experiments suggested to the world that Rett may be curable.


Listen to the podcast from The Naked Scientist as Prof. Bird discusses his research and his hopes for a cure.