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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Genetically engineered kidney organoids solve mystery of a rare disease

Genetically engineered kidney organoids solve mystery of a rare disease

Pioneering study could transform the treatment landscape for babies with infantile spasms

Pioneering study could transform the treatment landscape for babies with infantile spasms

Epilepsy drug inhibits the growth of NF1 tumors in mice

Epilepsy drug inhibits the growth of NF1 tumors in mice

Intervention during the first five weeks of life prevents autism symptoms from ever developing in mice

Intervention during the first five weeks of life prevents autism symptoms from ever developing in mice

Researchers discover why people with asthma have lower brain tumor risk

Researchers discover why people with asthma have lower brain tumor risk

Study discourages use of non-standard therapies for infantile spasms

Study discourages use of non-standard therapies for infantile spasms

CBD may reduce the adverse effects of anti-seizure drugs in people with epilepsy

CBD may reduce the adverse effects of anti-seizure drugs in people with epilepsy

Study could help understand how Tuberous Sclerosis Complex arises

Study could help understand how Tuberous Sclerosis Complex arises

Type 2 diabetes drug can successfully reduce symptoms associated with tuberous sclerosis complex

Type 2 diabetes drug can successfully reduce symptoms associated with tuberous sclerosis complex

FDA warns two companies for illegal marketing of unapproved CBD products

FDA warns two companies for illegal marketing of unapproved CBD products

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