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Come See Us at Upcoming Meetings and Conferences

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The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) will be exhibiting at several upcoming meetings this year: American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, LA (Exhibit Dates: October 26-28, Booth Number: 546) American Society of Nephrology Meeting in Washington, DC (Exhibit Dates: November 7-9, Booth Number: 2906) American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD (Exhibit Dates: December 7-9, Booth Number: 949) If you’re attending any of these meeting be sure to stop by our booth and say hello!

TANDem Research Project Positions Available

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The TANDem team is seeking two highly motivated and enthusiastic applicants to join their dynamic and international research consortium. Positions available in Belgium or South Arica include: PhD Student (four years, full-time) TANDem Project Coordinator (four years, full-time) See the job descriptions above for minimum qualifications. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2019. To apply send your motivational letter and CV via email to Prof. Petrus de Vries (petrus.devries@uct.ac.za) and Prof. Anna Jansen (anna.jansen@uzbrussel.be).

TANDem Research Project Positions Available

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The TANDem team is seeking two highly motivated and enthusiastic applicants to join their dynamic and international research consortium. Positions available in Belgium or South Africa include: PhD Student (four years, full-time) TANDem Project Coordinator (four years, full-time) See the job descriptions above for minimum qualifications. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2019. To apply send your motivational letter and CV via email to Prof. Petrus de Vries (petrus.devries@uct.ac.za) and Prof. Anna Jansen (anna.jansen@uzbrussel.be).

April TSC Preclinical Consortium Meeting

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On April 1 members of the Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) Preclinical Consortium met in Silver Spring, Maryland to discuss ongoing preclinical projects and set priorities for the rest of the year.

International TAND Research Project Awarded Funding

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Congratulations to Drs. Petrus de Vries (University of Cape Town) and Anna Jansen (UZ Brussel – Vrije Universiteit Brussel) on being awarded funding from the Tuberous Sclerosis Association and the King Baudouin Foundation. Funding for the TANDem Project was awarded at a King Baudouin Foundation awards ceremony on Thursday, April 4, 2019.

Submit Gomez Award Nominations by April 12

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The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance grants the Manuel R. Gomez Award to individuals who have made a significant impact on our understanding of TSC in research and/or have impacted the delivery of clinical care for individuals with TSC.

Submit Gomez Award Nominations by April 12

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The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance grants the Manuel R. Gomez Award to individuals who have made a significant impact on our understanding of TSC in research and/or have impacted the delivery of clinical care for individuals with TSC.

In Memoriam: Margaret Susan (Sue) Povey, 1942–2019

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The TS Alliance is deeply saddened by the passing of Sue Povey, whose work contributed to some of the largest discoveries in the genetics of TSC. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Professor Povey’s friends and family.

Welcome to Our New Director of Preclinical Research

Please help us welcome Dean Aguiar, PhD, to the TS Alliance team! Dean is our new Director of Preclinical Research. He will lead the Preclinical Consortium’s future efforts, including the goal to partner with additional companies and academic researchers to help find new ways to treat the multiple, severe and sometimes life-threatening manifestations of TSC. He will also oversee other consortium objectives, including increasing the diversity of models available as well as adding models for TSC-associated neuropsychiatric disorders, an additional epilepsy model and human cell-based models.

Call for Nominations: 2018 Gomez Award

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The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance grants the Manuel R. Gomez Award to individuals who have made a significant impact on our understanding of TSC in research, and/or have impacted the delivery of clinical care for individuals with TSC.