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Repurposing Partnering Opportunity with Healx

Healx, a Cambridge, UK biotech, is focused on repurposing known molecules for rare diseases. As part of their Rare Treatment Accelerator (RTA) programme, Healx is looking to partner with academic institutions who have identified drug repurposing opportunities for rare diseases but who lack financial and clinical resources to take these all the way to patients.  Healx could help with this as part of their Rare Treatment Accelerator 2.0 (RTA).

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 tied to phenotypic data. In most cases, we can ship these samples at no charge to the investigator. To date, we have shipped 842 samples for use in diverse projects, ranging from quantification of sphingolipids in plasma to investigating mitochondrial DNA heteroplasmy.

Repurposing Partnering Opportunity with Healx

Healx, a Cambridge, UK biotech, is focused on repurposing known molecules for rare diseases. As part of their Rare Treatment Accelerator (RTA) programme, Healx is looking to partner with academic institutions who have identified drug repurposing opportunities for rare diseases but who lack financial and clinical resources to take these all the way to patients.  Healx could help with this as part of their Rare Treatment Accelerator 2.0 (RTA).

TSC Biosamples Available at No Cost to Researchers

Although COVID-19 is delaying many aspects of academic research, the TSC Alliance can help you prepare to launch your research forward as soon as this public health crisis passes. We can review and approve your applications for biosample use in advance so samples may be shipped as soon as is permissible by your institution. Are you looking for samples from TSC patients to use in your lab? The TSC Biosample Repository has a growing collection of samples tied to phenotypic data. In most cases, we can ship these samples at no charge to the investigator. To date, we have shipped 842 samples…

New Peer-to-Peer Listserv for Healthcare Professionals

The TSC Alliance invites healthcare professionals affiliated with a TSC Clinic, TSC Center of Excellence, or University Medical Center to subscribe to our new private listserv: p2p@lists.tscalliance.org.  Its primary purpose is for members to pose TSC-related cases or questions to their peers for feedback. Members may also use the listserv to seek opportunities for collaboration on TSC-related projects. The listserv will be monitored to ensure it is being used for appropriate communications. HOW TO SUBSCRIBE: Email jnakagawa@tscalliance.org who will add you as a member. You should receive a “Welcome to list p2p” email from Groups List Manager p2p-request@lists.tscalliance.org to confirm your membership.

TSC Biosamples Available at No Cost to Researchers

Although COVID-19 is delaying many aspects of academic research, the TSC Alliance can help you prepare to launch your research forward as soon as this public health crisis passes. We can review and approve your applications for biosample use in advance so samples may be shipped as soon as is permissible by your institution. Are you looking for samples from TSC patients to use in your lab? The TSC Biosample Repository has a growing collection of samples tied to phenotypic data. In most cases, we can ship these samples at no charge to the investigator.

HRA Open User Guide for TSC Alliance Grant Awardees

HRA Open is a web-based service sponsored by the Health Research Alliance (HRA) that promotes open access by linking your award information with PubMed Central (PMC) so you can deposit peer-reviewed publications. It goes one step further by providing an additional space to upload and share other materials related to your project, including figures, datasets, preprints, presentations, and other research outputs. One of the benefits of being an awardee of a member of the HRA is access to HRA Open. Details about PMC and this partnership can be found here. To begin, follow the steps in this guide to create an HRA…

Update on TSC Biosample Repository Project

The TSC Alliance has resumed biosample collection and is able to consent patients for the project via a 20-minute phone call. In coordination with a national mobile phlebotomy service the TSC Alliance can collect blood samples from anyone in the United States with TSC. If you see patients who may be interested in participating in this project please download and share our study flyer. Learn More