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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). Read More

Call for Proposals: TSC2+/- A/J Mice – Due October 22

The TSC Preclinical Consortium is currently running three animal models, one of which is the Tsc2+/- A/J strain (Woodrum et al 2010, Guo and Kwiatkowski 2013). Large cohorts of age-matched mice are bred for testing candidate drugs using standardized protocols at a contract research organization. However, as a by-product of growing the colony, we have smaller numbers of non-age-matched mice, which could provide valuable data for other research questions. Read More

Grant Opportunity for TAND Research

In collaboration with the Fund Doctor & Mrs Charles Tournay-Dubuisson, the King Baudouin Foundation invites researchers worldwide to submit proposals related to TSC-Associated Neuropsychiatric Disorders (TAND). Up to €600,000 of funding is available. Applications are due by Wednesday, November 7. More information is available here. Read More