Category Archives: Rett syndrome

Researchers identify the role of microglia in Rett syndrome.


New research by researchers at the University of Massachusetts suggests the immune system plays an unsuspected and surprising role in the progression of Rett syndrome, a severe neurological disorder affecting children. The development disorders is marked by immune cells known as macrophages being unable to perform their normal function, instead amplifying the disease. The data findings point to the immune

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