Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis (TSC) is a rare genetic disease that causes benign tumors to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys, heart, eyes, lungs, and skin.

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UM Medicine launches new centers in Maryland to treat adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities

UM Medicine launches new centers in Maryland to treat adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities

Study of 'face blindness' provides clues to what goes wrong in the brain

Study of 'face blindness' provides clues to what goes wrong in the brain

Findings could lead to potential new therapies for tumor-causing disorder

Findings could lead to potential new therapies for tumor-causing disorder

TSC1 status may predict response to Hsp90 inhibitors in bladder cancer patients

TSC1 status may predict response to Hsp90 inhibitors in bladder cancer patients

Gene mutation in the brain of autism patients alters behaviors in mice

Gene mutation in the brain of autism patients alters behaviors in mice

Drug treatment at a young age could help reverse autism-like behavior in tuberous sclerosis

Drug treatment at a young age could help reverse autism-like behavior in tuberous sclerosis

Study reveals molecular mechanisms underlying expansive arterial remodeling

Study reveals molecular mechanisms underlying expansive arterial remodeling

Skin cream containing rapamycin reduces TSC-related facial tumors

Skin cream containing rapamycin reduces TSC-related facial tumors

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Scientists develop new drug for treating skin lesions in rare intractable disease

Scientists develop new drug for treating skin lesions in rare intractable disease

Lab-grown cerebellar cells may help explain how ASD develops at molecular level

Lab-grown cerebellar cells may help explain how ASD develops at molecular level

Autism treatment: Social impairments can be corrected by brain stimulation

Autism treatment: Social impairments can be corrected by brain stimulation

ATS and JRS publish new guidelines for diagnosis and management of LAM

ATS and JRS publish new guidelines for diagnosis and management of LAM

New tissue-chip research aims to speed drug development for two genetic forms of epilepsy

New tissue-chip research aims to speed drug development for two genetic forms of epilepsy

Multigene panel test could be useful to detect patients with hereditary kidney cancer syndrome

Multigene panel test could be useful to detect patients with hereditary kidney cancer syndrome

NIH awards $15 million to develop 3D microphysiological system platforms that model human disease

NIH awards $15 million to develop 3D microphysiological system platforms that model human disease

New tool can identify infants with tuberous sclerosis complex at increased risk of developing ASD

New tool can identify infants with tuberous sclerosis complex at increased risk of developing ASD

Study links heart failure biomarker to tumors observed in rare genetic diseases

Study links heart failure biomarker to tumors observed in rare genetic diseases

New clinical study aims to prevent onset of epilepsy in children with tuberous sclerosis

New clinical study aims to prevent onset of epilepsy in children with tuberous sclerosis

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN