Call for Proposals: TSC2+/- A/J mice – Due May 4
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). A/J mice are challenging to breed, but the Preclinical Consortium’s colony at the Van Andel Research Institute is now in very good shape. 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. We currently have available 31 female Tsc2+/- A/J…
2018 International Rare Lung Diseases Research Conference – Abstracts Accepted Until June 15
The LAM Foundation and the NCATS/NIH Rare Lung Diseases Consortium are accepting abstracts for the 2018 International Rare Lung Diseases Research Conference. The meeting will be held September 6-9 at the Cincinnati Marriott at Rivercenter. Abstracts will be accepted through the submission portal until midnight Eastern on June 15.
2018 International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Conference in Tokyo
The Japanese Society of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (JSTSC) is organizing the 2018 International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Conference. The meeting will be held September 13-15 at the JR Tokyo General Hospital in Shinjuku, Tokyo.