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The Brain & Life podcast features Richard Engel and Dr. Huda Zoghbi

In the latest episode of the Brain & Life® podcast from the American Academy of Neurology, Dr. Audrey Nath and Dr. Daniel Correa speak with Richard Engel, Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News, whose son Henry passed away from Rett syndrome, a rare childhood genetic developmental disorder. Richard shares Henry’s legacy and his family’s experience with the condition.

Next Dr. Nath speaks with Dr. Huda Zoghbi professor at Baylor College of Medicine and the director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Zoghbi explained how she discovered the gene that causes Rett syndrome and discusses possibilities for future treatment of the condition.

Listen to the podcast, read the transcript, and find additional resources on Rett Syndrome here -