Donations & Sponsorships

Virtual Reverse Rett Chicago 2021

Research on Rett Syndrome is more urgent than ever. Our loved ones with Rett struggle with underlying health issues and are among the most vulnerable to COVID-19. We must help change their lives. Our hopes and dreams lie with the Rett Syndrome Research Trust, the non-profit in which we place tremendous confidence. And our hopes and dreams also lie with you, our remarkable, loyal supporters who make this research happen.

The Seventh Annual Reverse Rett Chicago will be virtual because everyone’s health and wellbeing are most important. Even though we won’t get to see you in person, we hope to raise enough funds to support an especially promising RSRT project: The Rett Syndrome Gene Therapy Program at the University of Pennsylvania. UPENN has the largest academic gene therapy program in the world. It is led by a pioneering gene therapy expert, Dr. James Wilson. One of Dr. Wilson’s key goals is improving delivery of genes to the brain, crucial to the success of gene therapy for Rett. We ask for your most generous support possible to help carry out this project and change 350,000 lives. Thank you with all our hearts.

EVENT Co-Chairs

  • Caryn & Allan Zelinger
  • Brad Zelinger

EVENT Committee

  • Susan & Tom Bro
  • Mimi & Mike Burke
  • Denise Chaimovitz
  • Shari & Mark Coe
  • Gale Goldstick Cohen & Harry M. Cohen M.D.
  • Jason Conviser
  • Elizabeth & Mitch Dayan
  • Linda & Charles Dawe
  • Leslie & Norm Finkel
  • Mimi & Syd Foreman
  • Nina & Mark Gaines
  • Phillip Goldstick
  • Judy & Greg Greenberg
  • Linda & Howard Harris
  • Helene & Burt Herbstman
  • Richard Herman
  • Tony Izzo
  • Barbara & Bruce Jacobson
  • Bryna & Jerry Kaufman
  • Lisa Sectzer Kendall & Joel Kendall
  • Lesley & Rick Kessler
  • Linda Kupfer  & Dr. Stuart Kupfer
  • Dawn & Steven Lavin
  • Anne Leighty
  • Gail & Bruce Levin
  • Robert Lieberman
  • John McGovern
  • Caren Miller
  • Susan Norwell
  • Ann & Jim Papesch
  • Stephanie & Mike Prask
  • Sandy Ridker
  • Miriam & Mike Rudolph
  • Rachel & Michael Sapinsley
  • Jeff Schwartz
  • Terry & Steve Schwartz
  • Patti & Barry Silver
  • Susan & Dr. Paul Silverman
  • Dmitri Smolansky
  • Marilee & Larry Spatz
  • Cindy & Glen Spicka
  • Max Wasserman
  • Judy & Joe Weil
  • Cheryl & Keith Weitzman
  • Helen & Bernard Zelinger
  • Sheri & Sherwin Zuckerman

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL Committee

  • Steven An
  • Arielle Berens
  • Lani Blumenthal
  • Jenna Boyer
  • Aaron Bresinger
  • Mary Bro
  • Chad Burstein
  • Breana Coe
  • Sara Cohen
  • Vicki and Will Cohen
  • John Croll
  • Carley Dubinski
  • Jenny Eisenberg
  • Bonnee & Greg Echales
  • Zach Fertig
  • Rebecca Frazin-Chan
  • Michael Friedman
  • Allison & Matt Goldstick
  • Melanie & Josh Gross
  • Rena Herzfeld
  • Taryn Hyman
  • Anthony Izzo
  • Danielle Izzo
  • Will Klibanow
  • Rob Kolinsky
  • Erin Lansky
  • Nate Lash
  • Alex Lieberman
  • Daniel Mihalov
  • Zach Patzik
  • Steven Resnik
  • Naomi & Jonathan Rosenblatt
  • Erin Ross
  • Ryan Sakwa
  • Sam Schwartz
  • Alex Siedband
  • Lisa & Dr. Adam Silver
  • Alison Spatz
  • Jeff Specks
  • Rose Traubert
  • Jeff Weil
  • Jared Weinerman
  • Zoie Weisberg
  • Jackie Wolff
  • Kevin Zussman

Sponsorships & Donations

PRESENTING: $25,000

Supports development of the vector that will improve
transfer of healthy genetic material to the brain

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Zoom call with researchers

DIAMOND: $15,000

Supports the project’s collaboration with the
UPENN Vector Core Services, which produces viral-based
vectors for gene transfer

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Zoom call with researchers

PLATINUM: $10,000

Supports therapeutic efficacy studies that will assess the
vector’s impact

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Zoom call with researchers

GOLD: $7,500

Funds toxicology studies that ensure proper dosage amount
and safety

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SILVER: $5,000

Defrays the cost of
Investigational New Drug
Application that will set the
stage for clinical trials

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BRONZE: $2,500

Supports scientific meetings to review results, key to translation
of discoveries to clinical impact

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CHROME: $1,000

Helps support the cost of equipment and supplies
vital to the project

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*Please make your sponsorship by March 15 to be included on the invitations

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