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Matthew Durgin's Fundraiser:

Team Sugar Loaf II

BENEFITING: Rett Syndrome Research Trust

ORGANIZER: Michael

EVENT: TEAM EVA

EVENT DATE: Oct 20, 2013

Matthew Durgin

THE STORY:

Michael Gawronski wrote -

THE STORY:

Rett Syndrome is the most physically disabling of the autism spectrum disorders, primarily affecting girls, and usually strikes by 18 months of age.  It is caused by mutations on the X chromosome on a gene.  As the cascade of Rett Symptoms descends, a child loses acquired skills, normal movement and speech, then begins the long regression that may leave her in a wheelchair, unable to communicate or use her hands.  Extreme anxiety, Parkinson-like tremors, seizures and orthopedic problems are common.

In 2007 Rett Syndrome  was reversed in a mouse model.  Since then, Rett Syndrome has peaked the interest of many researchers all over the world. There is no grant money going towards Rett Syndrome research, and the only money that is funding the researchers for a cure is privately funded.

$100

MONEY RAISED
  • Bele Family

    $100

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The Team: $240 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Matthew Durgin

Amount Raised

$100

Fundraiser Title

Michael Gawronski

Amount Raised

$90

 

18% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

David Annucci

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Bele Family

Bele Family

DONATION: $100

Let's go Matt!! Let's find a cure! 5 years ago