What is Rett Syndrome?

Rett syndrome is a rare developmental disorder that affects girls primarily.  In this infographic, neuroscientist Rajamani Selvam explains about the causes of Rett syndrome, clinical traits, and treatments available for the syndrome. You can learn more about Rett syndrome from International Rett syndrome Foundation at Rettsyndrome.org.


Rajamani Selvam

Rajamani Selvam recently completed her PhD in Neuroscience. Her research focused on understanding the interactions between growth factors and endocannabinoids in modulating acute synaptic transmission in the brain. She is interested in a career in medical communications. She is passionate about communicating STEM education to middle and high schoolers. She is also a mentor for 1000 girls 1000 futures program and Freedom English Academy. Away from science, she is an artist and enjoys leisure travel.