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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Study shows how genetic mutations lead to kidney cysts in tuberous sclerosis complex

Study shows how genetic mutations lead to kidney cysts in tuberous sclerosis complex

G3BP proteins inhibit metabolic driver that plays a central role in cancers, neurological disorders

G3BP proteins inhibit metabolic driver that plays a central role in cancers, neurological disorders

Anchor proteins inhibit a key metabolic driver that plays critical role in cancer and neuronal diseases

Anchor proteins inhibit a key metabolic driver that plays critical role in cancer and neuronal diseases

Gene therapy can effectively treat mice with tuberous sclerosis complex, shows study

Gene therapy can effectively treat mice with tuberous sclerosis complex, shows study

FDA issues warning letters to companies illegally selling unapproved CBD products

FDA issues warning letters to companies illegally selling unapproved CBD products

FDA approves CBD oral solution for treatment of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex

FDA approves CBD oral solution for treatment of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex

Study identifies brain circuitry that plays key role in ASD-relevant behaviors

Study identifies brain circuitry that plays key role in ASD-relevant behaviors

Clemson researcher receives DOD grant to explore cellular underpinnings of developmental disorder

Clemson researcher receives DOD grant to explore cellular underpinnings of developmental disorder

Cell signaling pathway may offer new drugs for tuberous sclerosis complex

Cell signaling pathway may offer new drugs for tuberous sclerosis complex

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