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Archive for June, 2019

TSC Biosamples Available at No Cost to Researchers

Are you looking for samples from TSC patients to use in your lab? The TSC Biosample Repository has a growing collection of samples that are tied to phenotypic data. In most cases, we can ship these samples at no charge to the investigator. By the end of May 2019, we have shipped 749 samples for use in diverse projects, ranging from quantification of sphingolipids in plasma to investigating mitochondrial DNA heteroplasmy. As of May 31, 2019, the TSC Biosample Repository has collected: 349 buccal cell samples for DNA isolation 237 blood samples from which plasma and white blood cells have…

Last Chance: Register Today for the 2019 International TSC Research Conference

Register now  for the 2019 International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Conference: Changing the Course of TSC. We look forward to seeing you June 20-22 at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto! The 2019 conference will be presented by the TSC Alliance in partnership with Tuberous Sclerosis Canada Sclérose Tubéreuse and the TSC Alliance of Mexico. Learn More View the Agenda

CDMRP Webinar Series Available for Researchers

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) invites the research community to view recordings of its webinar series on funding opportunities that have a team science component. The series will provide an overview of types of award mechanisms that encourage multiple investigators, key elements of team science program announcements, required application documents, and general guidance for applicants. Find the webinar recordings here: https://cdmrp.army.mil/pubs/Webinars/webinar_series Questions: usarmy.detrick.medcom-cdmrp.mbx.cdmrp-public-affairs@mail.mil

The LAM Foundation Research Grants – 2019 Cycle

The LAM Foundation is accepting letters of intent for its grants program until June 15 at 11:59 p.m. US Central Time. Their mechanisms include a Pilot and Feasibility Grant, a Career Development Research Grant, and an Established Investigator Research Grant.

Deadline Extended: TSC Preclinical Consortium Call for Nominations

The TSC Preclinical Consortium invites nominations of compounds to test in one of four animal models relevant to TSC. The deadline for nominations has been extended to July 30. Epilepsy (spontaneous): Tsc1flox/flox;GFAP-Cre+ (GFAP-Tsc1-CKO) mice Epilepsy (spontaneous): in utero electroporated RhebCA mice from Angelique Bordey’s lab Tumor (graft): 105K (Tsc2-null) mouse cell grafts in mice Tumor (spontaneous): Tsc2+/- A/J mouse renal cystadenoma model