Of note, Rett syndrome itself is considered an epigenetic disease:
Genetically, Rett syndrome (RTT) is caused by mutations in the gene MECP2 located on the X chromosome (which is involved in transcriptional silencing and epigenetic regulation of methylated DNA),…
It’s a shame, I can’t find much information about NGN-401, the therapy that is likely the subject of the article.
So what does this have to do with us? (i haven’t been able to log on much recently, so apologies if there’s been some study/breakthrough that i missed that answers my question)
The same treatment can be used for us potentially
It’s a proof of concept that if we do have epigenetic alterations, then it’s reversible