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CME Opportunity: 29th Annual Pediatric Neurology Update – April 11, 2019

Childen’s National Health System will be hosting the 29th Annual Pediatric Neurology Update in Rockville, MD on April 11, 2019. Neurosurgical advances in TSC and the transition to adulthood for TSC patients are major foci of this CME opportunity. Speakers include Howard Weiner, MD (Texas Children’s Hospital); Martina E. Bebin, MD, MPA (UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic); and Peter Crino, MD, PhD (University of Maryland).

Join Us at AES in New Orleans

Are you attending the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting in New Orleans November 30 to December 4? If so, please be sure to save the following dates:

2017 Year in Review

2017 was a very productive year for advancing the science of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)! A very small sampling of our scientific community’s major accomplishments are highlighted below. The TS Alliance thanks all our grantees, collaborators, reviewers, conference attendees, International Scientific Advisory Board members, and Professional Advisory Board members for making these achievements possible.

AES 2017: TSC Preclinical Consortium Presentation on December 3

If you will be attending the American Epilepsy Society meeting in Washington, DC in December, please join us for TS Alliance Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Steve Roberds’ presentation on the TSC Preclinical Consortium at 10:30 am, Sunday, December 3 in the Discovery Center.

Join us at AES in Washington, DC

Are you attending the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting in Washington, DC in December? If so, please be sure to save the following dates for our events throughout the week: TS Alliance Reception – Friday, December 1 from 7-9 pm in the Marriott Marquis Washington DC (901 Massachusetts Avenue NW), Monument Room, Meeting Level 4 TSC Special Interest Group Meeting – Saturday, December 2 from 7-8:30 am in Convention Center Room 147 A/B Introduction to the TSC Preclinical Consortium – Sunday, December 3 from 10:30-11 am in the Discovery Center Innovation Pavilion on Infantile Spasms – Monday, December 4 from…

Recap: Early-Stage TSC Researcher Meeting

A group of early-career researchers held the Second Early-Stage Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Researcher Meeting on June 21, 2017, the day before the International Research Conference on TSC and LAM: Innovating Through Partnerships. The meeting provided a forum for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty to meet each other, present their research, and hear career advice from established investigators. Hope Northrup, MD and David Kwiatkowski, MD, PhD gave keynote addresses, and Carmen Priolo, MD, PhD; Jamie Capal, MD; and William Stanford, PhD sat on the career development panel. The organizers of the meeting were Angela Peron, MD; Brian Siroky, PhD; Nicola…

Recap: 2017 International Research Conference on TSC and LAM

The 2017 International Research Conference on TSC and LAM: Innovating Through Partnerships was an astounding success! More than 230 researchers, clinicians, nurses and advocacy group leaders attended, coming from 27 different countries. The meeting took place in Washington, DC from June 22-24. The program book, with abstracts for all talks and posters, is available on our Research Conferences page. A full conference summary will be available soon. The conference included several distinguished speakers and honorees: Julian Sampson, DM, FRCP, FMedSci (Cardiff University) and Chris Kingswood, MBBS, FRCP (Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust) received the TS Alliance’s Manuel R. Gomez Award…