ARTICLE | Tools & Techniques

In vitro window into Rett syndrome

December 9, 2010 8:00 AM UTC

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego and the

Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed a cell culture-based model of Rett syndrome, an autism-related disorder.1 They hope to use the model in combination with animal models to identify compounds to treat the disease, for which there are no marketed drugs...