TSC Alert

Archive for December, 2017

SFARI Explorer Awards RFA

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The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is considering applications on a rolling basis for their Explorer Awards. They seek proposals for “high-risk/high-impact, exploratory experiments” relevant to autism. They are especially interested in the genetics of autism and thus “encourage applications that propose research to link genetic or other ASD risk factors to molecular, cellular, circuit or behavioral mechanisms of ASD.” The maximum budget is $80,000. More information is available on their website.

Darcy Krueger, MD, PhD to Present SEGA and Epilepsy Webinar

Darcy A. Krueger, MD, PhD will present a CME/CPE/CNE-certified webinar entitled “Overcoming Treatment Challenges for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC): SEGA and the Future of Seizure Management” on January 25, 2018 at 5 pm Eastern. To register and learn more, please visit the AXIS Medical Education website. Dr. Krueger is the Director of the Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He also serves on the TS Alliance Professional Advisory Board. With Hope Northrup, MD, he convened the 2012 International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Consensus Conference, which resulted in guidelines for both…